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It Begins: Reid Proposes Changing Filibuster Rules

wa_ray_ancel Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:03 PM
The Tea Party was a relief valve set to blow off steam by the rethugian electorate base (cultureral conservatives, which never, ever, gets consideration when the rethugs are in power, thus the build up of steam, which mushroomed when the rethugs were thrown completely out of power but in the process the rethugian econonic elites, who could care less about cultural issues, were bailed out. The movement was never, ever meant for any other purpose, just anger management on the right. The movement was bought and paid for by the Gaulieters of Wichita, the most elite of the Big Money Rethugs. It worked perfectly.

No one should be the least bit surprised; Reid's been talking about this for awhile, and even moved unilaterally to alter long-standing Senate rules to shield his members from difficult votes last year (mission accomplished).  Filibuster "reform:" Coming soon to a Senate near you?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will try to push through a change to Senate rules that would limit the GOP’s ability to filibuster bills. Speaking in the wake of Tuesday’s election, which boosted Senate Democrats’ numbers slightly, Mr. Reid said he won’t end...