Reid triggers ‘nuclear option’ to change rules, prohibit filibusters ( Dem Dictators

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    Reid triggers ‘nuclear option’ to change rules, prohibit filibusters ( Dem Dictators Take Over)
    TheHill.com ^ | October 6 2011 | A.Bolton

    In a shocking development Thursday evening, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) triggered a rarely used procedural option informally called the “nuclear option” to change the Senate rules.

    The surprise move stunned Republicans, who did not expect Reid to bring heavy artillery to what had been a humdrum knife fight over amendments to China currency legislation.

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    Its war!!! These commie bastards! The house shouldn't give them shit the rest of Obama's term! No budget or anything. Lock it down.
     
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    That Harry......he speaks softly....but he was a pugilist.
     
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    The Democrats were against it, before they were for it.
     
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    What a waste to even do this. What exactly can the Senate do on it's own? lol

    I seem to recall Democrats screaming to high heaven when Republicans talked about using this option. Now they are all for it, Just so Reid and the Democrats in the Senate can use their tiny Majority to Pass a bunch of Shit they know the House will never pass, and try and say look we tried, we passed all this stuff, But Republicans said no. Never mind that we had both houses for 2 long years and didn't get anything but a Health Care bill nobody wanted, and a failed Stimulus Done, It's all Republicans Fault.

    Childish as hell. Reid is a Partisan Hack who will always put Political Gain for him and His Party above all else.
     
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    eh... I hate Reid but the filibuster has been abused by both parties for the last 100 yrs with increasing abuse over the last few years
     
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    The house shouldn't pass another fucking bill until the next congress. Period.
     
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    The dems are cutting thier own throat. They'll only have the Senate for another 14 months, then they'll be screaming when it is used against them.:cool:
     
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    Nah, what they should do is each time the Senate sends them a bill. They should take anything in it they do like, and write there own bill, Cutting Regulations or What ever, and send that back to the Senate.

    That way they didn't just say no, they said no not that way, lets do this.
     
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    Nah they will change the rules back in their last days in Session. Then the Republicans who already showed once they have to much Respect for our Tradition and Precedent to make such a Drastic Change will not change it back.
     
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    Republicans should have used it it a while ago
     

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