Originally Posted by FD
I agree with returning to the true filibuster system. Let the minority have that ability to stop things, but make them stand on the floor and defend it, not just anonymously place a hold on anything and everything. I'm glad the Dems have come around on filibuster reform after fighting it in 2006.
I agree this should be the rule
you want to stop something stand up and explain why
there where bills not even brought to the senate floor , because a filibuster was threatened.
Go back to the Mr Smith ways
you want it stopped at least go to the floor and talk it down , no more motions