About: the filibuster parliamentary procedure

~For you fans of the Jimmy Stewart movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington here is the version that the Democrat party is now rewriting: (it's a classic 1939 movie of overt political corruption & power of the congressional machine) - I recommend watching.


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Mark de LA says
Charles Krauthammer crisps it up in today's editorial at
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Obama has chosen differently, however. The time for debate is over, declared the nation's seminar leader in chief. The man who vowed to undo Washington's wicked ways has directed the Congress to ram Obamacare through, by one vote if necessary, under the parliamentary device of "budget reconciliation." The man who ran as a post-partisan is determined to remake a sixth of the U.S. economy despite the absence of support from a single Republican in either house, the first time anything of this size and scope has been enacted by pure party-line vote.

Surprised? You can only be disillusioned if you were once illusioned.

the analogy to free food below is priceless!
ibid: ... Allow me to demystify. Imagine a bill granting every American a free federally delivered ice cream every Sunday morning. Provision 2: steak on Monday, also home delivered. Provision 3: A dozen red roses every Tuesday. You get the idea. Would each individual provision be popular in the polls? Of course. ...........(read the rest)

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