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Biden Claims ‘No Option’ but to Suspend
Filibuster for Vote-Law Overhaul; GOP
Warns of Dire Consequences

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 1/11/2022 5:28:02 PM

President Biden declared on Tuesday that Democrats have “no option” but to change filibuster rules to pass a pair of voting bills, hours after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) warned the changes could “silence the voices of millions” of Americans. “I believe the threat to our democracy is so grave that we must find a way to pass these voting rights bills; debate them, vote, let the majority prevail,” Biden said in a speech at Morehouse College in Atlanta. “If that bare minimum is blocked, we have no option but to change the Senate rules including getting rid of the filibuster for this.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nashman 1/11/2022 5:34:48 PM (No. 1035384)
The Troll like puppeteers of the Disgusting Incontinent Potato are desperate to steal 2020 not realizing that this time, with everyone voting against them, the theft would be met with rage and resistance unlike anything they could imagine. I pray that God protects us from this. That Manchin and Sinema stay strong and stop this blatant theft.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: wilarrbie 1/11/2022 5:48:45 PM (No. 1035388)
Have they EVER produced evidence that legitimate citizens in this country have been unable to register and vote? To usurp the constitution, I think there should be overwhelming actual facts, not just the fever-dreams of panicked lefties.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TLCary 1/11/2022 5:50:21 PM (No. 1035389)
"No Option" but to use a completely partisan vote, and let one party run a federal takeover of state elections - to make checking an ID or requiring people to vote in person as they have for hundreds of years... No Option but to save the country as we know it is to end the country as we know it. No Option...
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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56 1/11/2022 5:55:33 PM (No. 1035390)
All hail our incompetent and befuddled ruler, the great Sleepy Creepy Crooked Dictator Uncle Joe! Pay no heed to the persons of indeterminate gender behind the curtain!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: skacmar 1/11/2022 5:57:56 PM (No. 1035392)
Joe probably does not remember this, but he is not a Senator anymore. He no longer has a say in the filibuster.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Submariner 1/11/2022 5:59:44 PM (No. 1035393)
Interesting statement when Manchin and Sinema have repeatedly declared their support for retaining the filibuster, and there may be other Democrats resisting this. I'm guessing this is bluffing.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: SALady 1/11/2022 6:06:12 PM (No. 1035395)
Once the filibuster is gone, it's gone. Sadly, the Demon-Rats are so driven by an evil desire to have power forever that they just can't see that through the fog of their pure evil intentions. But once the Republicans regain power, and use a simple majority to do things like ban most abortions, the Demon-Rats will be crying the loudest.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Omen55 1/11/2022 6:23:15 PM (No. 1035409)
Manchin & Sinema have no desire for this & Biden thinks he can shame them into changing their vote. Biden is unpopular & they are popular in their states. Hmm? Nah, Joe you're done.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: seamusm 1/11/2022 6:24:30 PM (No. 1035411)
The Dims are desperate to make permanent the 2020 'Covid' voting rules believing this will lock in their majority forever. And they are confident that the Supremes will endorse these laws. That is why Manchin and the few like-minded reps are so important. What Dims forget is that there will not be any going back if the filibuster rules are 'suspended'. Because our side will use their tool to serve OUR interests when we return to power.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: GoodDeal 1/11/2022 6:29:08 PM (No. 1035418)
No option but a total final coup and takeover of the government and country. It's not voting rights it's about vote fraud and election rigging by the dems.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone 1/11/2022 6:38:52 PM (No. 1035422)
Sounds like the devil went down to Georgia by the tone of Biden’s remarks. If the leftist, progressive, and socialist Democrats by themselves overreach to change or produce a so-called “carve out” of the Senate filibuster rules to pass their two so-called voting rights bills on a one party Democrat vote. You can safely bet that at least half the country will consider that vote to be highly improper and designed to put in place unconstitutional election laws, allowing the Democrats to take over all future elections at the federal level, to ensure future one party leftist, progressive, and socialist Democrat rule across the USA. Essentially a so-called “carve out” of the filibuster rules would be designed to allow the current Democrat controlled Congress to pass their priority legislation, while after that, the filibuster rule would then be voted back in place by the Democrats to potentially keep the wimpy Republicans from passing their future favored legislation even if the wimpy Republicans take control of the Congress after the 2022 election. That would mean in a future divided Congress that the wimpy Republicans would also have to most likely create new such “carve outs” of the filibuster rule in order to pass their priority legislation. For all intents and purposes the filibuster rule would then be “caved out” anytime either party decided to pass future legislation on a one party vote. The next step for the leftist, progressive, and socialist Democrats is for them to declare that anyone who opposes their political agenda also known to the Democrats as being “their democracy” are domestic terrorists subject to Democrat law fare persecution.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Starboard_side 1/11/2022 6:42:08 PM (No. 1035424)
This is what desperation looks and sounds like, since they seem to know the incoming storm that will be coming in November. Presume they would believe no Federal Judge would put a stay on the legislation, seeing how it's likely Unconstitutional, and hoping they can install the "voting rights" quickly enough to cement them into the November election before a judge makes their ruling. Why doesn't Delaware enact voting rights that will enable early voting, and ballot drop boxes like Georgia has? What they enjoyed was "emergency" voting privileges due to a pandemic.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rokkitt 1/11/2022 7:17:19 PM (No. 1035454)
Pandering much???? Going to an all black college to push this garbage.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: watashiyo 1/11/2022 7:22:25 PM (No. 1035459)
FTA: "GOP Warns of Dire Consequences"....Democrats must be screaming scared with the oral threat.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Buzzman 1/11/2022 7:38:38 PM (No. 1035474)
Simple solution. Kill the filibuster but make it effective November 8, 2022. See if the Democrats support it then.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Geoman 1/11/2022 8:54:30 PM (No. 1035507)
I used to think Biden was afflicted with the dementia of the old and stupid; however, he has revealed himself to be plain evil.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: ChattyCatsSusan 1/11/2022 9:14:14 PM (No. 1035519)
Comrade Potato Head isn't interested in American voters. If he was he would stop suppression of legal votes from actual Americans. Instead he wants to give millions who are illegal or not legally able to vote the right to run amok over my legal rights as a voter. CPH is a disgusting thug and always has been and always will be.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: caljeepgirl 1/11/2022 10:12:34 PM (No. 1035549)
If I hear this excuse for a president (man) say "Republicans don't want black folks to vote" one more time, my head may explode!!!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: danu 1/11/2022 11:44:06 PM (No. 1035596)
devil does your dog bite? kkkbiden's does.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: mifla 1/12/2022 4:59:52 AM (No. 1035693)
Joe, look around you. No one but the kool-aid drinkers take you seriously.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Muguy 1/12/2022 7:44:51 AM (No. 1035789)
How about following the RULE OF LAW?? Quit ignoring the Constitution and and State Election Laws trying to circumvent RULES discussed and voted upon by representatives and not edicts from tyrannical dictators! Easier to vote LEGALLY and harder to CHEAT is the end of corrupt practices and dereliction of duty.
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