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  •  Reid isn't a jellyfish. He just doesn't want to (1+ / 0-)
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    reform the filibuster because it would expose the kabuki for what it is. Imagine if the Democrats couldn't hide behind 60 votes anymore.  How would they explain to the liberals why nothing liberal ever makes it out of the Senate?

    "If you can find money to kill people, you can find money to help people." -Tony Benn (-6.38,-6.36)

    by The Rational Hatter on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 09:52:57 AM PST

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    •  A perfect Mad Hatter argument eom (0+ / 0-)

      America—We built that!

      by Mokurai on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 10:31:21 AM PST

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      •  Insanity is doing the same thing expecting (0+ / 0-)

        different results.  Harry Reid is negotiating with Republicans expecting to get some sort of reasonable filibuster reform despite the fact that they have shown that they will stab him in the back at the first opportunity on multiple occasions.

        But I'm not falling in line and praising Democratic Party Leadership so, of course, I MUST be mad!  And a very merry unbirthday to you...

        "If you can find money to kill people, you can find money to help people." -Tony Benn (-6.38,-6.36)

        by The Rational Hatter on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 11:04:40 AM PST

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