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  • Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (scene following his 23 hour filibuster)

    02/20/2010 1:37:51 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 1 replies · 297+ views
    A brilliant scene from the end of "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington", when Jeff Smith, after 23 hours of talking sense to the nation, gets hit with 50,000 phony telegrams demanding that he resign. If this scene doesn't move you, then you have a stone heart and a leather soul!
  • Enough: End Unconstitutional Judicial Filibusters

    04/16/2005 8:21:27 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 24 replies · 737+ views
    When some members of Congress violate the Constitution, how can we have any confidence in their leadership? Yet that is precisely the effect these unlawful filibusters of judicial nominees are having -- undermining confidence in the Senate. Instead of voting yes or no on President Bush's picks for certain federal judgeships, Democrats are refusing to allow a vote to even take place, using a Senate rule that no motion may come to a vote while still under discussion. The filibuster, as it's called, has been used by both sides for over a century and a half to delay votes while...
  • Mr. Frist goes to Washington (Whiner Alert)

    04/07/2005 1:50:29 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 17 replies · 655+ views
    USA Today | April 7, 2005
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