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It's Tuesday, and there's really never anything interesting about Tuesdays. Mondays are terrible, of course, but at least we can all commiserate about it being Monday. Tuesday doesn't even have that going for it, and it's as far as possible away from the weekend without having the commiseration factor going for it.

People are still wrapping their heads around the filibuster thing, and we'll watch them do that. Other crazy people are doing other crazy things, and we'll share my tabs full of them and see where that goes.

So how's that for a plan? I'll bet that made you forget it's Tuesday!

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Originally posted to Daily Kos on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 05:30 AM PST.

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  •  good morning! (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Mary Mike

    It's all about the republican base.

    John Nichols: Priebus Is What Happens When a Party Loses Its Self-Respect

    and

    Gene Robinson: Lost in their own wilderness

    and the NYT on the real world consequences:

    Bipartisan Plan Faces Resistance in G.O.P.

    "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

    by Greg Dworkin on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 04:21:40 AM PST

  •  why cops have police unions (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Mary Mike

    http://www.nytimes.com/...

    At least one person, Officer Bean, said he has already received a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder. He said he had been unable to return to work since the shootings, and had needed medication to sleep.

    The officers and their union are reaching out to state lawmakers, hoping to expand workers’ compensation benefits to include those who witness horrific violence.

    “Our concern from the beginning has been the effects of PTSD,” said Eric Brown, a lawyer for the union that represents the Newtown police. “We estimate it is probably going to be 12 to 15 Newtown officers who are going to be dealing with that, for the remainder of their careers, we imagine, from what we’ve been told by professionals who deal with PTSD.”

    "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

    by Greg Dworkin on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 05:13:31 AM PST

  •  sidebar: Rove (0+ / 0-)
    Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior adviser to President George W. Bush, will keynote the Saturday-night banquet at the California Republican Party's 2013 Spring Convention March 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento.
    http://www.mercurynews.com/...

    Behind Reagan the Right convinced white middle and working class men their interests lay with rich plutocrats, that the real victims in America were Ayn Rand’s supermen whose economic dynamism needed to be “unchained.” ~ Robert Parry

    by anyname on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 05:48:01 AM PST

  •  Filibuster Non-Reform (0+ / 0-)

    I was a little stunned when I watched the votes on the Sandy Relief Bill in the Senate yesterday (one to require that the cost be offset by other cuts which failed, and one to pass the bill).  I was not stunned that almost all of the Republicans voted for the "pay-for", and against the bill, I'm used to that from them.

    I was stunned because immediately after dispensing with the filibuster rules issue where we are supposed to be starting on a path of comity in the Senate where we are told filibustering will be less frequent, Reid/McConnell set up both of the Sandy votes as "Silent Filibusters" requiring 60 votes to pass.

    WTF!

    What's up with that?  While the amendment was defeated with 62 votes and the bill passed with 62 votes (no harm, no foul), there was obviously no need for a 60 vote threshold as far as our side is concerned.

    If Reid just went with it because he knew he had the votes (which I doubt), it perpetuates the myth that everything in the Senate requires 60 votes which just reinforces the filibuster mystique.

    If McConnell was threatening a filibuster, which is usually the reason for the silent filibuster threshold, then it would appear that nothing much has changed with regard to the Republican's propensity to use the filibuster with reckless abandon.  You have to admit if they are threatening a filibuster on Sandy relief after the Christie outrage at the House Republicans, I don't see much hope for most any other legislation getting passed without 60 votes.

    What do you think?  

    "Some men see things as they are and ask, 'Why?' I dream of things that never were and ask, 'Why not?"

    by Doctor Who on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 06:15:31 AM PST

    •  They do this all the time. (1+ / 0-)
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      Doctor Who

      It's a variant of the silent filibuster that I call the "painless filibuster." Instead of going through the trouble of filing a cloture petition, waiting for it to ripen, voting on it, and then running out the clock on post-cloture time, you instead agree that if the bill can get 60 vote to pass, you'll forgo all that nonsense.

      Sometimes it makes sense. But here, it did not. If Republicans were going to filibuster the Sandy relief bill, we should have let them do it.

      We're not going to get anywhere with this thing.

  •  Here's a weird idea: Congress could pass a LAW (0+ / 0-)

    Section 2: but the Congress may by law(no Constitutional Amendment required) vest the appointment
    of inferior officers as they think proper in the President alone.
    Pass such a law by simple majority.

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