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  •  Who could possibly vote against the good ole days? (2+ / 0-)
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    Red Bean, DarkLadyNyara

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    by ROGNM on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 07:52:07 AM PST

    •  Unfortunately the balking Democrats (2+ / 0-)
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      wishingwell, Superribbie

      are not that old.  They're just old enough to be set in their ways, never having served under any other senate rule.  The Byrd rule allowing senate business to be conducted at the same time a filibuster is underway was passed in 1974.

      "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

      by SueDe on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 03:41:39 PM PST

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