Requirement for Super-Majority to Ever Repeal Obamacare

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    We Are No Longer a Nation of Laws. Senate Sets Up Requirement for Super-Majority to Ever Repeal Obamacare - Erick’s blog - RedState
     
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    Mr. Erickson might have a point, I'm afraid to admit. At the very least this looks questionable on first read.


    Of course, by pushing the "death panel" crap while making this point he shows he still has one on the top of his wingnut head, too.
     
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    Some Seek to Kill the 60-Vote Filibuster - Political Hotsheet - CBS News


    Now there is growing momentum to change the filibuster rule – which, opponents are quick to point out, is not written into the Constitution. Earlier this month, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) told reporters he is considering re-introducing a bill to significantly soften the power of the filibuster.
     
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    Yes and I RECALL the absolute SCREAMS from the left during Bush's term how such a move was just CRIMINALLY incompetent and was the worst possible thing that could happen. Now the Dems think it is the best option available.

    Well until they only have 49 votes again, then we will all hear how 60 is the best thing in the world.
     
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    Don't hold your breath on that.
     
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    Shit. It's getting to where a Congressman can't pick up an extra few bucks anymore. If we do away with the bribes in politics we'll never get anybody to run for office.
     
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    It'll never become a rule in the Senate. Whatever the Senate Dem's dotoday will come back to haunt them when they are in the minority in a couple short years...or perhaps months at the rate they are going right now.
     
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    We shoud be so lucky.
     
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    It doesn't matter what 'provision' Reid put in, no Congress is bound by a past Congress.

    The next Congress can change it no matter what they passed.
     

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