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  •  And that's the stupidest thing (0+ / 0-)

    I've ever read.

    “We are not a nation that says ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ We are a nation that says ‘out of many, we are one.’” -Barack Obama

    by skohayes on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 01:09:24 PM PDT

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    •  The Exception to 60 votes (0+ / 0-)

      Will be when Obama's fighting D's need to pass his austerity agenda (Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid cuts.). Those will no doubt pass with reconciliation simple majority plus one.  Change we can believe in!

      •  They are budget bills (0+ / 0-)

        They don't need the 60 vote threshold. It's been that way for a couple of decades now.

        “We are not a nation that says ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ We are a nation that says ‘out of many, we are one.’” -Barack Obama

        by skohayes on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 03:37:00 AM PDT

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