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Response to Celerity (Reply #10)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 08:14 PM

11. The Men Who Wrote The Consitution, Ma'am, Specifically Ruled That Out

They noted correctly that it would empower a minority faction to impose its will on the majority.

Nor does this jury-rigged supermajority practice have any particularly long standing in Senate practice. The filibuster was not often employed, it certainly was not routine until early in this century, when the Senate was more than two hundred years old.

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