In the first 50 years of the filibuster, it was used only 35 times. But the last Congress alone had 112 cloture motions filed, plus threats of more. This is the tyranny of the minority.
A basic tenet of a healthy democracy is open dialogue and transparency.
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
The future of our economy relies on the imagination of entrepreneurs.- Barack Obama
Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.- Benazir Bhutto
In a democracy everybody has a right to be represented, including the jerks.- Chris Patten
The best way to quiet a country is a good thrashing, followed by great kindness afterwards...- Charles James Napier
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