Some Senate Republicans are entertaining the idea of bring back the filibuster for executive nominees, according to the Huffington Post. The problem is there is no way for Republicans to undo the Democrats’ rule change without validating what Democrats did. I strongly suspect Senate Republicans won’t be able to find enough votes from Senate Democrats [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday June 6, 2011 1:41 pm|
What is the only thing worse than having monetary policy in America run indirectly mostly by the banksters and large financial institutions? The banksters having total control of monetary policy.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 17, 2010 7:55 pm|
The Senate Republicans have made it clear since the beginning of 2009 they had no desire to reach bipartisan compromise with the Democrats. Instead they choose the surprisingly successful strategy pure obstructionism using a set of broken and arcane Senate rules. By effectively preventing the Democrats from governing (or preventing the Dems from governing effectively, [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday July 15, 2010 8:15 am|
Democrats have failed to govern, despite occupying large majorities in Congress and the Presidency. Their failure is not just in situations where external factors limit their control, such as the economy and foreign affairs. They are failures by their own standards. They have repeatedly failed to fulfill promises when they are capable of delivering. For [...]