Post Tagged with: "Harry Reid"

The Left Asks: What is Truth?

The Left Asks: What is Truth?

Harry Reid summed up the entire political philosophy of the left — the end justifies the means. It doesn’t matter if a claim is accurate or not, it only matters that it does damage to your competition. Reid and his merry band of Democrats support consumer protection from soap sellers through federal truth in advertising laws, yet those laws don’t apply to a Senate Leader relishing the impact his lie had on the election for the presidency.

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How to Deal with Lame Duck Democrats

How to Deal with Lame Duck Democrats

Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) reported intention to go all out on his nuclear option by jamming as many as 50 more of President’s Obama judicial appointments through the lame-duck session — as the Republican incoming majority helplessly watches him — should send a clear signal to Republicans that there will be no conciliation from the left.

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Illustration of How Democrats View American Citizens

Illustration of How Democrats View American Citizens

In this recent video featured on the Tea Party News Network, we are treated to an illustration of how Democrats (certainly how Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid) view the American people: as worthless peons to be brushed aside if possible, or roughed up if they become too uppity in thinking they actually have the right to question their betters in government.

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Russell Senate Office Building

Shouldn’t Harry Reid Try to Rename the Russell Senate Office Building?

On June 12, Senator Harry Reid sent a letter to Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen urging the team to change its name, which came as the U.S. Patent Office revoked the team’s trademarks in a ruling. But shouldn’t Reid be first trying to change the name of the Russell Senate Office Building, named after a Democrat who filibustered civil rights legislation, actively supported segregation, and even co-authored the Southern Manifesto against the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling, Brown v. Board of Education?

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Senator Harry Reid (Photo credit: Korean Resource Center)

Harry Reid threatens private property in America

The most fundamental tenets freedom are violated when private ownership can be disturbed by politicians who don’t like you, how you look, how you think, or what you say in private. Private property is the oxygen of freedom and of capitalism. It’s the job of our government to protect property, not invade it.

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In English: The ‘Nuclear Option’

In English: The ‘Nuclear Option’

In case you’ve had difficulty understanding what the “nuclear option” concerning the filibuster is all about, CitizenLink put together this piece to explain it all, including “cloture votes” and all that wonkish stuff. They also cover why the whole thing is important–to the Constitution, and in preventing terrible nominees from seeing the light of day.

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Amendment XVII in the National Archives

Looking Back on the 17th Amendment

Since its original design, the United States Senate has undergone two integrally related transformations in design and purpose. In 1913, states voted away their federal legislative voice by ratifying the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, changing the appointment of Senators to a direct election.

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Law of the Jungle Comes to the U.S. Senate

Standing Rule XXII of the Senate clearly states that “to amend the Senate rules… the necessary affirmative vote shall be two-thirds of the Senators present and voting,” but none of that matters anymore. enate Democrats under Harry Reid have changed the rules regarding cloture on most presidential nominees with just a simple majority — an egregious power grab.

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Senator John Thune (R-SD)

Sen. Thune Issues Statement on Senate ‘Nuclear Option’

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.), Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, today issued a statement on the Senate Democrats’ use of the nuclear option to change the Senate rules for confirming executive and judicial nominees.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)

Senator Reid Nukes Filibuster and Senate Rules

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is ignoring senate rules to change the filibuster rule and clear the path for the Senate to ramrod President Obama’s agenda and nominees through.

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