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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 12:50 PM

7. Tyranny of the majority

The filibuster is designed to avoid that and is actually a good thing....


...WHEN NOT ABUSED

Simply make Senators actually filibuster instead of just threatening to do so and that will solve a huge part of the GOP created problem.

A limit on the number of filibusters one can do in a year/ session/ some time period would make one have to think "Is this worth using up one of our filibusters?"

It's not hard to "fix". But eliminating it is a bad idea.

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