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Arkansas Granny

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How VP Harris Can Sideline Moscow Mitch

Even if the Democrats donít win control of the Senate, there is a way to strip Mitch McConnell of his power for good: priority recognition.

According to Article I, Section 3, Clause 4 of the Constitution, the Vice President is also the President of the Senate. The Majority Leader is not a position that exists anywhere in the Constitution. The reason that the Majority Leader has near-dictatorial powers to control floor votes is because of a tradition that dates back to 1937. The tradition is that the Vice President gives the floor leaders priority recognition. Most notably, this is not a rule in the Senate.

As President of the Senate, Vice President Harris could give any senator priority recognition. That senator could then decide on all legislation that is brought before the entire Senate. Even with a minority in the Senate, Vice President Harris could simply give Chuck Schumer priority recognition. He could decide what is voted on and what isnít.

This would change everything. Without Mitch McConnell to hide behind, the moderate Republican Senators would be forced to vote down every cabinet member, bill, resolution Ė everything that Harris would want done. Without McConnell, anything even remotely popular with at least two senators would pass, including getting a cabinet assembled.

Posted by Arkansas Granny | Tue Dec 1, 2020, 07:04 AM (44 replies)

Bassett Hound Clown Car

Posted by Arkansas Granny | Sun Nov 29, 2020, 06:53 AM (4 replies)

OK, Arkansans. How do you feel about this?

As you are well aware, calories don't count on Thanksgiving, but what is your favorite side dish from the endless options?

Zippia, a website that helps people find new career options, used data from Google Trends during the month of November 2019 to determine what people are searching for the most in each state.

Unsurprisingly, mashed potatoes and mac and cheese led the way, with 10 and 7 states choosing those as their favorites, respectively.

Arkansas happened to be the only state opting for white gravy above all other side dishes.


I like white gravy, but I've never seen it served for Thanksgiving. You?
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu Nov 26, 2020, 02:58 PM (7 replies)

This 70's Italian music video is hilarious.


Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu Nov 26, 2020, 11:05 AM (5 replies)

Predator and Prey walking home after whole day of acting on at NatGeo


Posted by Arkansas Granny | Thu Nov 26, 2020, 10:57 AM (8 replies)

Avoid it like the plague?


Posted by Arkansas Granny | Wed Nov 25, 2020, 06:30 AM (3 replies)

This is interesting. Covid-19 cases in Congress, by party.


Posted by Arkansas Granny | Tue Nov 24, 2020, 09:41 AM (29 replies)

So now you're a tough guy . . .


Randi Mayem Singer
So now you're a tough guy if you refuse to wear a piece of cloth on your face and can't pass up one turkey dinner?
8:27 PM ∑ Nov 22, 2020
80 are Tweeting about this
Posted by Arkansas Granny | Mon Nov 23, 2020, 07:00 AM (3 replies)

Can this be real? Did Rep. Sabatini really tweet this?


Rep. Anthony Sabatini
8:07 AM ∑ Nov 21, 2020 from Melbourne, FL

Can anyone be this stupid and/or insensitive?

Posted by Arkansas Granny | Sun Nov 22, 2020, 09:02 AM (12 replies)

And this is why we do it.


Posted by Arkansas Granny | Sat Nov 21, 2020, 11:17 AM (2 replies)
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