Thread: General Politics Filibuster Reform Is Upon Us
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:35 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by whoman69 View Post
Its not hypocrisy when Democrats did not abuse the filibuster to anywhere close to what the Republicans have.

Do away with the filibuster. It does nothing but create a tyranny of the minority and add to gridlock. It creates an unfair burden to pass legislation. It was not created by the founding fathers and is not in the Constitution. The filibuster was created as a mistake by Aaron Burr of all people. Originally a simple majority was needed to stop debate on an issue. Alexander Hamilton stated in the Federal papers that the founding fathers had considered a super majority to pass legislation but considered it too great a burden to govern with.
Why should anyone care whether it was created by the founding fathers? Are you also opposed to women and blacks having the vote?
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