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  •  That petition doesn't cut it. We need Merkley's (0+ / 0-)

    requirements on number of senators present. Ju8st having to stand and talk is still not hard enough. If a Party finds it important enough to filibuster, they have to demonstrate it with a sizable presence. I would say start with 5 and add 5 per day to a maximum of 35.

    The Class, Terror and Climate Wars are indivisible and the short-term outcome will affect the planet for centuries.

    by Words In Action on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 07:26:58 AM PST

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