Republicans block Senate from even talking about jobs

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October 12, 2011
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by Bill Scher  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"Yesterday, an unanimous Senate Republican caucus didn't just lead a filibuster to kill the AWe all know Republicans have been abusing the supermajority rule for a long time to prevent Democrats from acting on behalf of the American majority. ... Yesterday, Republicans decided the risk of having any sort of jobs bill pass was just too great." [editor's note: This "supermajority" thing has been used and abused by both wings of the war party, often to the good of the rest of us; with some of the dumbass things Congress tries to do, 'gridlock" can be a blessing! - SAT] (10/12/11)  

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