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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #69)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 05:02 PM

75. Well, the majority makes the rules.

So it can go back and forth and back and forth along with who owns the majority.

The Dems just might not want that kind of world war on the Senate floor. I am sure that the Republicans don't either. That's another hypothetical one must consider.

When making such decisions you cannot make assumptions about outcomes. You have to consider all the possibilities and weigh them appropriately.

Killing the filibuster is a very, very risky thing to do! I don't blame the Democrats for being skitterish about doing it. Especially without support from the opposition it is hugely risky!

I support Harry Reid on this. He didn't cave at all. He played his hand well.

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