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Coming up today on The Thom Hartmann Program - Your Home For the Resistance:

- Would the GOP Vote to Allow Doctors to Lie to Men?

- Why Should We Waste $608 Billion Per Year Propping Up Health Insurance Banksters? Neil McCabe, Breitbart News

- Neil Gorsuch's Backwards Views on Working Women - Angélique Roché, Ms. Foundation For Women

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Ou812 5 years 13 weeks ago
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Schummer has just proven the old adage "Stupid can't be fixed", by calling on Democrats to filibuster the Gorsuch nomination. According to pools, a majority of Americans favor the approval of Judge Gorsuch. If necessary, the Republicans will change the Senate rules, to allow Judge Gorsuch to be confirmed with 51 votes (nuclear option). That change would be for this Supreme Court appointment and everyone in the future. Some will bitch and complain about the change, but in the end, Gorsuch will be confirmed and the rule change will be forgotten. The stupid part about this is Gorsuch is a conservative replacing a conservative. The next justice to be replaced, in all probability will be either Justice Kennedy, or Justice Ginsberg. If Republicans are forced to use the "nuclear option", this time, it will be impossible to stop them from using it again and again. The difference being, folks are less likely to oppose it's use. Opposing The Gorsuch nomination, pretty much guarantees the appointment of two more conservative justices. Future decisions won't be 5-4, but 6-3. In the words of Dirty Harry, the Republicans are thinking of Schummer and the Democrats, "Go ahead, make my day".

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