The only reason Reid wants to do this now, is because he would have carte blanche to pass through whatever he wishes (except an actual budget, mind you).
Make no mistake, this would be tantamount to a coup d'etat. Period.
It's time for people on this site to stop worrying about what some idiot troll posts. Stop engaging in their childish, petty games. Stop attempting to "score points" against these mindless lemmings. Scoring debate points is an utter waste of time, because they have no serious, legitimate arguments to debate with.
These are serious times. And serious times call for serious people.
Watch for the power grab and be prepared to (fill in your own blanks) because it's going to get ugly/ier in the Divided States of America.