Tag Archives: U.S. Constitution

Senate Stuck in Quicksand of Record Filibusters

by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report In just one more of numerous examples, the U.S. Senate vote Monday on the so-called “Buffett Rule” provided more evidence of the dysfunctional mess that is supposed to be our democratic political system. … Continue reading

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Are You Frogs Feeling Warm in This Pot?

Even Bush and Cheney wouldn’t (or couldn’t) go this far in disregarding the Bill of Rights. President Obama says you can be indefinitely imprisoned without charges for crimes you might commit in the future. Hang on as we descend into … Continue reading

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Remember that First Amendment?

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