The Jury Talks Back

2/6/2009

Does Change Apply to the Filibuster?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Amphipolis @ 6:01 am

Now is the best time for the Senate to adjust the filibuster. No, they will not eliminate it. That would go against centuries of Senate tradition. They can just change it to better reflect the will of the people – reduce the cloture vote requirement from 60 to 57 or 58. The Senate did a similar thing back in the 1970s.

The fear is there. The crisis is there. The intensity is there. They may never get a better chance.

Earthquake survivor dies at 106

Filed under: Uncategorized — aunursa @ 4:22 am

San Francisco’s oldest grocery clerk and the last survivor of the 1906 earthquake — a man with the unforgettable name of Herbert Heimie Hamrol — has died.


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