Posts Tagged ‘filibuster’

Enough Said


She’s confessed to being a progressive, so why should anyone vote in favor of Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court. Why, if liberals have created the precedent for blocking nominees based on political philosophy, should the GOP not follow suit? The president, himself, voted against the Estrada nomination based on political differences alone? “There is […]

Not Optimistic


The most obvious thing in the world is that no one who cares about the future of our country should be supporting the Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan. She’s a carefully crafted stealth weapon designed to torpedo the constitution. Appearing on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said it was “conceivable” that […]

Nuclear Option


It seems that being a complete fraud is a prerequisite for being one of the leaders of the Democratic Party. Here’s a nice collection of Dems – Chris Dodd, Chuck Schumer, Hillary Clinton, even then Senator Obama, ranting on the arrogance of the Republicans for proposing, in 2005, to use reconciliation to avoid the filibuster. […]

Ben Folds


Senator Ben Nelson, a Nebraska Democrat, has apparently had his abortion concerns satisfied by a new amendment crafted by Harry Reid and is prepared to be the 60th, and filibuster killing vote, that will allow the socialist health reform plan to advance through the Senate. “We’re there,” said Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), as he headed […]

With socialists now in charge of the country, change sure is a comin’. Too bad there’s not much hope along for the ride. While congressional Democrats easily passed the most expensive budget in history Thursday, the real fight now begins over whether leaders will try to ram through health care reforms or seek bipartisan support […]

Pushing 60


Democrats are getting closer to total control of the U.S. Senate. The race in Alaska has been called for the Democrat, giving them a count of 58 so far.  On tough fights, 60 votes are needed to overwhelm the opposition. This can be done with crossover votes from the opposition party, but for Democrats to […]