The Filibuster That Wasn’t There

The filibuster has been elevated to the level of SuperMajority, which was never the intent of the Founding Fathers, whose shoes they deign to shine, those “Constitutionalists” and their high-falutin’ “reverence” and “patriotism.” Continue reading

Sanders, Boxer Move on Climate Change

While much of the current legislative debate revolves around gun control and the coming federal budget cuts known as the “sequester,” two top Senate progressives already are moving forward on climate change. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Thursday introduced comprehensive legislation on climate change. Boxer is … Continue reading