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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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