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    Why should they be any more reasonable?  They've been absolutely hellish for the past four years and what penalty did they receive?  None.  They can continue to be absolutely hellish.

    The fact of the matter is that the party leadership did not want to reform the filibuster because they use it as a tool too to keep anything that is not favorable to the establishment from passing while keeping that fig leaf about being the party of the people shakily in place.

    I mean, let's get real.  What is the other explanation for Reid and other Senators sabotaging themselves?

    "Justice is a commodity"

    by joanneleon on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 02:30:56 PM PST

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