Tag Archives: Senate Republicans

Last Week Tonight: John Oliver- The Filibuster

Source:The New Democrat  “John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn’t, and why it’s stupid to drink coffee like a cat.” From Last Week Tonight I guess my question for John Oliver would be: does he want to end the … Continue reading

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The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Off Easy’

Source:The New Democrat  “Mitch McConnell says Jon Stewart is ‘bent out of shape’ for asking Congress to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Here to comment is Jon Stewart.” Source:The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate … Continue reading

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Economic Policy Journal: Veronique De Rugy- Stop Calling The GOP The Party of Small Government

Source: The New Democrat Listening to Republicans today talk about the need for limited government and limiting the size as well as growth of government, is like talking and listening to a 400 pound man ( perhaps in New Jersey, … Continue reading

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The Ripon Society: The Ripon Forum- Gregory Koger: Preserve The Filibuster- Protect People From Political Parties

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Before I get into the Republican hypocrisy about the Senate filibuster which is as loud as Metallica heavy metal concert unclose with no earplugs and as obvious as the Grand … Continue reading

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Roll Call: David Hawkings – Whiteboard: What is a Filibuster?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat David Hawkings is right about what an actual filibuster is. Its generally one Senator or a group of Senator’s who take to the Senate floor and talk forever basically, or … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Governance Studies- Molly Reynolds: Limitations of The Senate Filibuster

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Warning! This article is only for truly hard-core political and Congressional junkies and people who haven’t slept in days and need to fall asleep real quick. Great bedtime reading for … Continue reading

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