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Tag: filibusters

Nebraska Sen. Goes On Amazing Hours-Long Filibuster, Calls Out Fellow Pols’ Crimes By Name, With Wrath Of God And Black Jesus

kotanow.com, KDUH, Scottsbluff, News, Weather and Sports First of all, there is a black legislator from Nebraska. Second of all, he spent yesterday going Wrath of God on his fellow leggies, whether Dem or Republican, and specifically called them out...

Loyal Opposition Mitch McConnell Now Filibustering His Own Bills, For Comity, And Freedom

Frankly, we are surprised it took this long -- three years and ten and a half or so months into Barack Obama's Purple Reign -- for Senate Minority Leader and King of All He Surveys Mitch McConnell to become...

Harry Reid Blows Up Time And Space With Voting Procedure Change Thing

Here are some of the news story quotes we woke up to this morning, GAH: ancient tribal casino chieftain Harry Reid "pulled the nuclear option" trick in the Senate and as a result the entire chamber is now "in...

Bernie Sanders Going To Speak For All of Time

Bernie Sanders is currently filibustering on the floor of the Senate because he doesn't like the Obama-Republican tax cut plan. He's been at it since 10:25 am, according to a C-SPAN graphic, and he will soon be jumping in...

Heterosexuality Safe For Now As Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Filibuster Succeeds

THE SYSTEM WORKS! America can sleep soundly tonight knowing that our nation's servicemen do not want to have sex with each other -- at least not for a few more months. The Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal bill before...

Filibuster Reform Not Going To Be Able To Overcome a Filibuster

Democrats fought hard in 2005 to prevent the Republican majority from using the "nuclear option" to overcome their filibusters, and a mysterious drug gang, the "Gang of 14," or the "Jets," as they are also known, came together to...

WEDNESDAY… WAR! Democrats May Possibly Consider Making GOP Actually Filibuster, Overnight

Roll in the cots, break out the pissin' jugs, and refrigerate your "second dinner" of cold cuts and potato salad! For the Democrats are considering keeping the Senate in session all night, or at least until the mean old...

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