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Old 05-20-2013, 09:41   #1
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Reid Prepping Nuclear Option in Senate

Pulling out all the stops:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Governm...tion-in-Senate

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is reportedly getting ready to use the so-called "nuclear option" to change the Senate rules so that 60 votes are no longer needed to break a filibuster.

According to the Washington Post, President Barack Obama will support Reid's efforts if Republicans in the Senate continue to block upcoming nominations.

“If Senator Reid decides to do something on nominations, the president has said he’ll be there to support him,” a Democratic aide told the Post. "This would take away the right to filibuster on nominations... All executive branch and judicial nominations would be subject to majority votes. He would not do it on legislative items.”

Reid reportedly has said he could not trigger the "nuclear option" last year because "old bull" Democrats would not go along with it. If Reid goes for the nuclear option, some Democrats have reportedly expressed that it could potentially kill immigration reform.

In the past, Reid has said he was willing to "change the rules with a simple majority" and he would do that "if necessary."

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Old 05-20-2013, 10:11   #2
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:39   #3
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Republicans do the same crap when they are in charge:

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7384708/ns...option-judges/

We'll see if it actually happens.
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:46   #4
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Republicans do the same crap when they are in charge:

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7384708/ns...option-judges/

We'll see if it actually happens.
Yeah, but when we do it, it's called the "nucular" option.
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:58   #5
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Yeah, but when we do it, it's called the "nucular" option.
bwaaahaahaa...good one Dusty....

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But did they ever do it?
Old 05-20-2013, 13:11   #6
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But did they ever do it?

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Republicans do the same crap when they are in charge:

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7384708/ns...option-judges/

We'll see if it actually happens.
But did they ever do it?
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Old 05-20-2013, 13:18   #7
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But did they ever do it?
No, but nor has Reid. But, if he does, I'd say "what comes around goes around".
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Old 01-02-2015, 11:36   #8
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So many threads on this dirt bag - couldn't happen to a nicer guy.

Workout accident...broken ribs, facial bones...riiiiiiggghhhtttt...file this one under bitch slapped.

Senate leader Harry Reid injured by exercise equipment at home

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-...102-story.html

ETA: More good news to start the new year...Nancy Pelosi admits that Harry the Pillow Biter merely forgot the safe word.
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Old 01-02-2015, 13:24   #9
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So many threads on this dirt bag - couldn't happen to a nicer guy.

Workout accident...broken ribs, facial bones...riiiiiiggghhhtttt...file this one under bitch slapped.

Senate leader Harry Reid injured by exercise equipment at home

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-...102-story.html

ETA: More good news to start the new year...Nancy Pelosi admits that Harry the Pillow Biter merely forgot the safe word.

I don't know how anyone pushing 80 and so financially self serving could still be exercising without a personal trainer, OK. Do I need to say more?
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Old 01-02-2015, 13:36   #10
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I'm reasonably certain there's a lawsuit in here somewhere. We'll just have to "Reid" it to see what's in it.
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Sounds like his Italian friends are upset with him over a bad business deal.
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Sounds like his Italian friends are upset with him over a bad business deal.
Funny how a similar thing happened after the 2010 Dem loss.

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Old 01-02-2015, 14:20   #13
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Sounds like his Italian friends are upset with him over a bad business deal.
Lol, the Senator from Nevada..."we've done this before."

Prolly little to no "buffer" involved this past weekend for Sen. Harry "Geary" Reid.
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Old 01-02-2015, 15:59   #14
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He should tie a safety rope around his neck next time.
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Just my viewpoint, but I can sum it up in one word: "Good".

Does he drink much?
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