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Stephen Green


July 16, 2013 - 1:57 pm

The Senate remains the Senate — for now:

U.S. Senate Democrats backed away on Tuesday from a potentially historic crackdown on filibusters in exchange for a Republican commitment to stop using them to block some long-stalled nominations made by President Barack Obama.

But Reuters being Reuters, I want you to read the next graf:

Their agreement, reached after days of talks and jockeying for political position, will allow Obama to fill out his second-term team with top administrators to lead efforts to protect workers, consumers and the environment.

Obama to appoint top administrators to protect you from evil, over strenuous Republican objection that almost forced Harry Reid to go nuclear!

But he still might:

“They (Republicans) are not sacrificing their right to filibuster, and we for damn sure aren’t sacrificing our right to change the rules” to ban them, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, declared after tense negotiations.

Reid will use whatever suits Reid at any given moment. Kind of like Reuters.

Stephen Green began blogging at in early 2002, and has served as PJMedia's Denver editor since 2008. He's one of the hosts on PJTV, and one-third of PJTV's Trifecta team with Scott Ott and Bill Whittle. Steve lives with his wife and sons in the hills and woods of Monument, Colorado, where he enjoys the occasional lovely adult beverage.

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Che sara sara...republicans cave, Reid gets to confirm more revolutionary radicals to government posts, the republicans get....nothing, again. Like Charlie Brown running to kick the football Lucy is holding...."Aaaaaaahhhhh". It would be darkly humorous if it were not so pathetic. Evidently we only have one course of action to make these buffoons take us seriously - defund the RNC: Do not send one more penny to the RNC-instead, donate directly to candidates you trust, but not another penny to the national committee; they have reneged and let us down for the last time. I do not have the words (outside of profanity) to express my disappointment in McCain-McConnell-Boehner-Ryan-Cantor.....boy, that list could get very long very quickly.

Remember BENGHAZI!
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Swell. Now maybe they'll break the jam on something that really matters.
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