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Tue Jan 26, 2021, 01:02 PM Jan 2021

My letter to Senator Sinema on the filibuster..... [View all]

"Dear Senator Sinema,

As long as you have been in politics, one would think you'd know never to say never.

Your declared attachment to the filibuster will come back to haunt you.

Sooner rather than later, the Republicans will use it to block something the country as a whole desperately needs and that the majority of the country desperately wants.

You will be faced with a choice: keep hugging an outdated and archaic tradition designed originally and expressly to suppress civil rights legislation and more recently evolved to give the losers power to thwart the will of the winners. Or you can choose to bring the Senate into modern governance, vote to invalidate the filibuster, and give the country an unimpeded path to achieve the goals the majority of its people have set.

I urge you to be prepared to act to kill the filibuster when your country needs courageous action over obstructive courtly comity."

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Well said Bradshaw3 Jan 2021 #1
I sent her an email yesterday,,,,, KarenS Jan 2021 #2
Thank you for this... blue sky at night Jan 2021 #3
I sent her an email yesterday..simply telling her that a NO for changes to the asiliveandbreathe Jan 2021 #4
This is mine drmeow Jan 2021 #5
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