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Posted By: IowaDad, 1/3/2022 11:58:53 AM

WASHINGTON — Days before the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the Senate will vote on filibuster rules changes to advance stalled voting legislation that Democrats say is needed to protect democracy. In a letter Monday to colleagues, Schumer, D-N.Y., said the Senate “must evolve” and will “debate and consider” the rules changes by Jan. 17, on or before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as the Democrats seek to overcome Republican opposition to their elections law package. “Let me be clear: January 6th was a symptom of a broader illness — an effort to delegitimize our election process,”


This an odd stand to take -- the Constitution only permits the States to chose Electors for the president:
Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress:

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Reply 1 - Posted by: reefdiver 1/3/2022 12:01:57 PM (No. 1026953)
Democrats want permanent rule with no opposition forever.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: hershey 1/3/2022 12:02:06 PM (No. 1026954)
I'd love to see the senate 'evolve', with ALL the damned democraps resigning....
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TLCary 1/3/2022 12:07:18 PM (No. 1026962)
Yeah, I don't get it, and I usually get it. I often don't like it, but I understand the tactics. Unless we've been seriously misled, this won't pass the Senate. It doesn't look like the bill will pass the Senate even with a simple majority vote. If it does, it fails with The People when they try to convince the masses that not allowing States to require IDs will SAVE DEMOCRACY. Polls show people are quite THAT stupid. The Courts will swat this down so fast it won't have time for the ink to dry. So... why? Red meat to their lunatic fringe won't win any elections. Wile E. Coyote would know better. I don't get it, and that worries me.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/3/2022 12:09:16 PM (No. 1026964)
Oh yes! Democrats want to protect democracy the way Ghislaine and Jeffrey wanted to protect young girls.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40 1/3/2022 12:10:24 PM (No. 1026967)
“Efforts to delegitimization our election process..” That is exactly what was going on INSIDE the Capitol that day - 01/06/21. A day that will live in infamy!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bpl40 1/3/2022 12:13:00 PM (No. 1026970)
I mean deligitimize. Damn autocorrect
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rama41 1/3/2022 12:17:13 PM (No. 1026975)
Another article by the Associated Press, Voice of the Democratic Party. Note also the "Related Articles", all with the same voice.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 1/3/2022 12:22:56 PM (No. 1026978)
No, Schmuck Choomer: November 3rd & 4th were a successful attempt to destroy our election process. A few people on January 6th just attempted to show how your people subverted it, along with mostly your FBI / Antifa operatives there to make a False Flag event out of it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Starboard_side 1/3/2022 12:26:03 PM (No. 1026980)
Why is it democrats don't like to play by the rules that are given and provided for in the Constitution? I would presume they realize their version for the United States of America is vastly different than the one most people believe in, including those millions of immigrants who fled countries to be here. GOP needs a quick and simple retort to the democrat election changes. And, the last person to change the filibuster rules just died, and democrat regretted it ever since. While some may not like McConnell much, he knows the Senate rules, and can count heads.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: leonardo 1/3/2022 12:26:33 PM (No. 1026982)
The only “voting bills” which the Democrats are interested in are those which will give them a permanent advantage in any election. In case you haven’t noticed, “fixed” elections are what they want, with opposing political opinion censored. Add that to “equity” and we can rename the Democrats as what they have become: Communists.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: MorningStar 1/3/2022 12:29:44 PM (No. 1026984)
NO, Chucky-Lutz, you're NOT even close to saving our Democratic form of Republic; you are fomenting a full-fledged Communist Revolution!! If you keep on being hell-bent installing this travesty, when you turn around, you "may" be met with an onslaught of very angry American Patriots, armed with pitchforks, or worse!!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: red1066 1/3/2022 12:29:53 PM (No. 1026985)
They just can't keep from lying. Democrats say voting legislature is needed to protect democracy. As usual, that statement is the exact opposite of what it will really do.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: jinx 1/3/2022 12:30:57 PM (No. 1026988)
You lie!!!! You do not want to protect Democracy or our Republic; you want to push Communism.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: lil dotty 1/3/2022 12:38:25 PM (No. 1026997)
This was thought to be a dead fish, floating on the surface. Manchin and Biden make a deal this weekend? And how much did that cost us? They were meeting, and they did talk (unlike the other pair, this time grandchildren were not mentioned/reported) Manchin: like a woman, he changes his mind a lot? Biden begged? Has our SC ever been this busy before? Let's see if they've earned our keep.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Venturer 1/3/2022 12:38:38 PM (No. 1026999)
Democrats are really stupid. They want to make changes to get their way while they are in the majority, and yet they forget that they may not always be in the majority and these changes may work against them. Really dumb Schumer. You mental midget.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: BarryNo 1/3/2022 12:40:22 PM (No. 1027003)
Go ahead, Dems. Take those last few steps over the cliff of tyranny. We'll just deliver the cou de grace yo the survivors and fill in the hole. We'll provide a marker: "Here Lie Greedy Idiots".
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Sanddollar 1/3/2022 1:03:17 PM (No. 1027033)
If this passes Congress and Biden signs it, I expect court challenges to this.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Edgelady 1/3/2022 1:26:08 PM (No. 1027044)
An opportunity to grandstand and go “January 6! January 6!” There are rogue Republican Senators, but I don’t think enough.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: aasilver 1/3/2022 1:28:26 PM (No. 1027046)
The AP, aka DNC, is 'pedal to the metal' in them eliminating any impartiality in their reporting of our political process.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: wilarrbie 1/3/2022 1:39:51 PM (No. 1027055)
Are we not supposed to notice or care that they have allowed the country to become overrun with millions of illegals who might be beholden to those who keep the pipes open?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: davew 1/3/2022 1:49:21 PM (No. 1027061)
So now people who demand transparency and accountability in the election process are suffering from an "illness" that is threatening democracy. You don't just disagree with them; you are mentally ill. Can you see how tyrannies like the USSR and PRC evolved to take power from the consent of the governed?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Speedy2 1/3/2022 2:01:25 PM (No. 1027072)
It"s time we stopped using the term Democrats. Communists is the accurate term.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: skacmar 1/3/2022 2:02:21 PM (No. 1027074)
Let me get this straight. Chuck Schumer and his Democrat minions want to change the rules that have been fine for over 200 years in order to impose new Democrat approved "rules" for elections nationwide. They want to nationalize all elections, discarding the Constitution, which very clearly gives the power to make election rules and run elections to the states. The Senate needs to stay out of the election business.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: DVC 1/3/2022 2:19:12 PM (No. 1027085)
Let's hope that they cannot get this passed.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: planetgeo 1/3/2022 2:27:16 PM (No. 1027091)
They're definitely up to something. I don't think Schumer would be pushing this if he didn't have some reason to believe he can line up the necessary RINO(s) (Romney, Murkowski, Collins...). I guess they want to see what a real insurrection looks like.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 1/3/2022 2:29:57 PM (No. 1027093)
Why even bother to vote ?
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Come And Take It 1/3/2022 2:33:54 PM (No. 1027095)
Manchin and Sinema are both hard no on the nuclear option of changing the cloture rule. Sinema in particular has said she does not support carve outs at all of the existing rule, often citing that the one Reid put together allowed China Mitch to run through hundreds of judges for Trump. I see this as another attempt to smear both of them for failing to fall in line with Chuckie's progressive masters. Chuckie might as well turn over the Leader position to Bernie.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: hisself 1/3/2022 2:34:56 PM (No. 1027097)
FCS and FJB !!!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: GoodDeal 1/3/2022 2:40:05 PM (No. 1027099)
Delegitimize is code for completely destroying our system, ensuring permanent control of everything by democrats for hundreds of years to come if we last that long.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Rich323 1/3/2022 2:58:04 PM (No. 1027111)
The communists in control don’t recognize the US Constitution at all. It may be risky but we need to hold a constitutional convention and fix the wording to prevent these opportunities from ever happening again. In person voting, vote on one day, votes tabulated by midnight on voting day etc. The exceptions for in person would be limited to military and absentee ballots sent only after passing multiple levels of identification. Otherwise the Democrats shenanigans will never end!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Californian 1/3/2022 3:55:06 PM (No. 1027137)
Schumer needs to visit the set with Baldwin.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Scout Finch 1/3/2022 4:21:49 PM (No. 1027163)
I am a “voting rights” advocate too. I DO want my legitimate vote and the legitimate votes of my fellow American citizens to count—NOT watered down and and rendered null and void by unregistered, illegal aliens.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: SALady 1/3/2022 4:34:58 PM (No. 1027172)
Anyone counting on the courts to stop this insanity is a massive fool. Far too many judges out there who were appointed by Clinton, Ovomit, and biden, who will be happy to uphold it. And there is no guarantee that the SCOTUS will even determine that it is unconstitutional (given their track record). But even if they do, it will take years to reach them, and several elections will already have been stolen in the meantime. The Demon-Rat Soviet Socialist Repulikkk of Amerikkka is closer than we have ever feared!!!
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Reply 34 - Posted by: MickTurn 1/3/2022 4:59:23 PM (No. 1027200)
Chuckie 'Chainsaw' Schumer is the Biggest POS in the Senate, and that's pretty hard to do with SO MUCH competition!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: watashiyo 1/3/2022 5:52:31 PM (No. 1027238)
Harry Reid
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Reply 36 - Posted by: dwa 1/3/2022 8:19:07 PM (No. 1027330)
Schumer and the Democrats refuse to understand that we are not a democracy, we are a representative government with primacy to the States for those things not specifically given to the federal government in the Constitution. The goal of the Democrats is to change the laws, ignore the Constitution and make changes to permanently put them in power -- with the ultimate goal that they will dictate to we the people how we are to live our lives -- from security to education, to religion, to work, to health, to freedoms etc.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Nimby 1/3/2022 10:48:07 PM (No. 1027408)
This slobber old fool is scared poopless of AOC challenging him!!!
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Reply 38 - Posted by: mifla 1/4/2022 3:16:02 AM (No. 1027486)
Dem playbook 101. Pass an unconstitutional law and force opponents to take them to court, which will take years.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Trigger2 1/4/2022 4:50:11 AM (No. 1027511)
It's true - there's no bigger AH than Chuckie.
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