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  •  And no negative consequences worth (0+ / 0-)

    considering. Because they've had these sorts of rules in place for 200+ years in one form or another, but there is no good reason for them.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra

    by blue aardvark on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 12:36:03 PM PDT

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    •  Why do we need 60 votes these days? (0+ / 0-)

      And how long has that been the case?

      Corporations rule stealing money, legally. Time to take it back!

      by Diebold Hacker on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 02:43:13 PM PDT

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      •  Since the 1950's (0+ / 0-)

        Before that it was 67 ... out of 98. But filibusters were less common.

        In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra

        by blue aardvark on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 03:14:46 PM PDT

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