Democrats Make Power Play by Destroying Filibuster

In voting to change the filibuster rules for judicial and executive nominees, the Democrat-controlled Senate has not just ended two and a half centuries of tradition to shortsightedly appease its perpetually petulant constituency, it has fundamentally altered the dynamics of power in Washington, D.C. In the liberals’ rush for revenge against Ted Cruz and the Tea Party devils of their fevered imaginations, the Democrats are only seeing the opportunity to secure their own power while angering conservatives. With Read more […]

Harry Reid Is Building A Snare For Himself In The Senate

Politico.com calls it “the nuclear option.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that he was proposing a historic change to Senate rules that would get rid of the filibuster for most presidential nominations. “It’s time to change the Senate before this institution becomes obsolete,” Reid said in a lengthy floor speech on Thursday morning. The changes Reid proposed would get rid of filibusters on most judicial and executive branch nominees, but preserve the filibuster Read more […]