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Marathon: Rand Paul's Filibuster Continues Into the Night

Panda Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 8:38 PM
Personally, I think Obama's words and actions line up with being a Progressive Humanist, not a Muslim or Christian--but that's neither here nor there. Bottom line: You accused Rand Paul of something he hasn't done. You erected a straw man by lying. It is what it is, so quit whining after getting caught, MJ.

We're at seven hours and counting already, with the Kentucky Senator betraying no signs of slowing down.  His has utterly dominated Twitter all afternoon. An irritated, hapless Harry Reid stopped by to try to put an end to the soliloquy over an hour ago, but Paul objected, so on it goes.  In case you were curious, the longest filibuster in history was conducted by Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina.  He spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes straight against a civil rights bill, which eventually passed the Senate with unanimous Republican support (Democrats were split).  As Kevin...