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  •  It's funny how I can find the Rs agreeable (4+ / 0-)

    when they're lying about their values.

    The quotes above are precisely right -- they just don't go far enough. The filibuster as a means to enhance the Senate's power is clearly unconstitutional, as opposed to as a normal debating rule that just delays passage.

    Funny how all our "originalists" aren't busy defending the constitution -- except as a means to advance an orthogonal agenda.

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