With the election of Scott Brown to Ted Kennedy’s former Senate seat, Democrats in DC seemed to give up on getting any major legislation passed. 59 votes (well, 58 and Joe Lieberman) was just not good enough. The blame has been flying–it’s Obama’s fault, Rahm Emanuel’s, Harry Reid’s–but what if the problem simply is the Senate?
What can we change? Would eliminating the filibuster–the so-called “nuclear option” back when Republicans were suggesting it–be enough, or is the Senate, with its two-Senators-per-state-regardless-of-population mandate, just too fundamentally undemocratic?
What in the hell has happened to this nation! American citizens are pondering whether or not we should abolish the United States Senate, while blaming the institution for their problems instead of the socialistic agenda they're pushing through. Not to be a buzzkill, but the United States of America is a Republic, not a Democracy.
For the past two hundred years, America has operated as a successful Republic, while dictatorships, communist regimes, democracies and tribal governments have failed. The Senate is a crucial piece in the Republic puzzle, one that our socialistic counterparts are proposing we eliminate.
What has happened to this Nation....
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