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Marathon: Rand Paul's Filibuster Continues Into the Night

Tincan Joey Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 11:33 AM
I disagree. The GOP and the DNC are just two branches of the same One Big Gubamint Party; and they hate the Pauls for bring stuff like this into the light.
Jim Oakland Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 11:38 AM
That is true that the GOP is heading totally in the wrong direction. Rand Paul could change that. If a new party is formed to compete with the GOP that would not be optimum. It would divide the conservative vote. The best case is Rand Paul taking control of the GOP and pull voters into the GOP like Reagan did ( like the so called Reagan democrats).

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...