Skip to comments.The Senate should go nuclear
Posted on 05/09/2005 7:13:14 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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I kinda like calling it the "Byrd Precedent". My lefty aquaintances get real upset when I use that term.
We would have to move the D.C. Chapter to a safe and secret "undisclosed location".
The only thing that will bite us in the ass is when the Democrats, the party that invented "Borking" and is the first party to EVER routinely filibuster judicial nominees, themselves go nuclear twenty years from now and laugh right in our faces because we failed to do so. Now THAT is what I call coming back to "bite us in the ass".
It is my opinion that Frist knows an opening is about to occur in the Supreme Court, and he is working to do this before that happens.
I certainly hope you are right! It needs to be fixed.
More useful to make a general point of the Dems preference for undemocratic means, and their insistence on pushing their own marginal viewpoints.
The Dems have perversely and desperately embraced the anti-democratic nature of their scheme by trying to portray themselves as some kind of oppressed minority in the Senate. Take 'em at their own words - the Senate is no place for minorities to take the day, and that is an easy argument to make. But once again, (like the war in Iraq) the Repubs fail to rely on a simple principled message, but get bogged down in arcane rules and technical details which take them away from the sustance of the issue, and get them sidetracked over irrelevancies.
The lame Republicans probably believe the Dem spin more than their own constituents do. All it would take is a confident consistent attitude of 'we won, you lost, the American people rejected you and your approach, now get out of their way', but we are talking about Republican Senators here, so I will dispense with the fantasy.
Skull Island? We could
run that place right, and train Kong
just to attack 'Rats . . .
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