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Part of an email I received.

By HEY YOU   Jan 11, 10:11am   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   209 views   11 comments   watch (1)   share   quote  

Daily Kos Stop Trump :

"Here is what your Democratic Senator(s) can do:

Delay every nomination. For every nomination, even a single U.S. senator can force a 30-hour delay in confirmation by doing something called "denying unanimous consent."

Force a roll call vote on every nomination. Additionally, a single U.S. Senator can require that the Senate conduct a roll call vote on every nomination. This is a process that, in the Senate, can take up to an hour.

There are a LOT of nominations. A new President will make 1,200 executive branch appointments that require Senate approval, plus hundreds of judicial nominations. So practically speaking, a delay for each and every nominee would run the clock and prevent the Senate from passing terrible laws."

While they are blocking everything the Republicans want,
everyone else can,BOYCOTT ALL REPUBLICANS!

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1   zzyzzx   Jan 11, 11:04am  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote  

2   Quigley   Jan 11, 1:44pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote  

And how long do you suppose it would take for the GOP members of the Senate to modify that particular rule of procedure once it was so soundly abused? Seems like it was just yesterday when a Senate Democrat majority was changing the rule about filibustering. In fact, they even have a term for the new situation.

"The nuclear or constitutional option is a parliamentary procedure that allows the U.S. Senate to override a rule or precedent by a simple majority of 51 votes, instead of by a supermajority of 60 votes. ... They immediately put the issue to the full Senate, which decides by majority vote."

So that shit ain't gonna work. Democrats would be far better served to see where hey can work with the republicans to pass laws good for their constituents.

3   jazz music   Jan 11, 2:38pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote  

zzyzzx you troll too much.

You apparently don't remember the deliberately ungovernable republicans under Obama, or Rush Limbaugh during Clinton or sooo many other right wingnuts who SO LOUDLY AND PROUDLY obstructed both Obama and Clinton.

4   Booger   Jan 11, 2:38pm  ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike   quote  

Democrats sending out emails to their clientele, instructing them on how to behave like children. Like they don't already know how to do that

5   jazz music   Jan 11, 2:42pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote  

Booger says

how to behave like children.

You mean how to behave like Republicans for years.

Payback is a bitch. Goes around comes around, only this time with good reason. Trump and his oligarchs have got to go. He's not fit for the office.

Trump's getting payback tenfold so you will have plenty to bitch about I guarantee it.

6   Ironman   Jan 11, 2:46pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote  

HEY YOU says

Here is what your Democratic Senator(s) can do

They do this really well:

7   HEY YOU   Jan 11, 5:55pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote  

Let's see if all your Pretzel Logic Retardism Speech can stop,
the BOYCOTTING of ALL Republicans.
BOYCOTTING is what Dems,Progressives & Independents can do.

You've got NOTHING.
You can do NOTHING.

8   Tim Aurora   Jan 11, 6:31pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (2)   quote  

Booger says

instructing them on how to behave like children. Li

How else do you control a toddler

9   Ironman   Jan 11, 6:50pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote  

Tim Aurora says

How else do you control a toddler

How do your parents control you?

10   P N Dr Lo R   Jan 11, 7:00pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote  

HEY YOU says

Daily Kos

The election must have been especially traumatic for them.

11   Ironman   Jan 11, 7:46pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote  

HEY YOU says

Part of an email I received.

Where's the part where they call YOU a flaming idiot for believing them?

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