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Friday, January 28, 2022

GOP Whines About Consequences

They pushed too far. This week the U.S. Senate changed its rules. After almost 40 years, the majority now rules. This was a change I’d hoped for. We’re told that elections have consequences, and sometimes they do, but in the Senate the need for a supermajority of 60 votes gave all power to the minority (Sen. Ted Cruz & Co.). To put this in context: In the history of the United States, 168 presidential nominations or appointments have been blocked by filibuster in the Senate. Eighty-two of them were directed at a single president. Can you guess which president that…

Wendy Davis Officially Running for Governor

The only bad news in this story is that she’s not running for Governor of Alaska. State Senator Wendy Davis of filibuster fame has officially announced that she’s running for Governor of the second largest state in America. At her announcement she defined what her campaign would be all about from CBS News: “We’re here because we want to fight for Texas jobs and help Texas companies grow,” Sen. Davis added. “We’re here because we want every child, no matter where they start in Texas, to receive a world-class education to take them anywhere they want to go, so that…