Join Jim and Greg as they applaud Arizona Democrat Kyrsten Sinema for thus far refusing to kill or even “reform” the Senate filibuster – despite immense pressure from the left. They also shake their heads as New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tries to argue that paid leave, child care, and caregiving fall under infrastructure. And the California recall spectacle may already be underway as the first celebrity hints at running for governor.

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  1. LukeWVa Listener
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    I don’t think that Robert Byrd would be horrified by a change in the filibuster rule as Greg suggested.  He was all about the Democrat Party – something he admitted, that party came first- and would have found a way to justify his party doing whatever it wished in the Senate. 

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  2. Stad Coolidge
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    If I were Sinema, I’d tell people, “If you start dumping on me for keeping the filibuster, I’m going to switch parties.”

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  3. kedavis Member
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    Stad (View Comment):

    If I were Sinema, I’d tell people, “If you start dumping on me for keeping the filibuster, I’m going to switch parties.”

    Naw, she’s not that brave.

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  4. FredGoodhue Coolidge
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    Stad (View Comment):

    If I were Sinema, I’d tell people, “If you start dumping on me for keeping the filibuster, I’m going to switch parties.”

    She already switches.

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  5. Full Size Tabby Member
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    To think that when Kirsten Gillibrand was first appointed to the U.S. Senate she was generally considered a reasonable legislator who understood the real people who lived in upstate New York. I was a resident of upstate New York at the time. I was at the time astonished at how quickly she adopted the hard partisan attitude (and arrogance) of her senior colleague Chuck Schumer. 

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  6. Stad Coolidge
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    Stad (View Comment):

    If I were Sinema, I’d tell people, “If you start dumping on me for keeping the filibuster, I’m going to switch parties.”

    Naw, she’s not that brave.

    Brave?  It depends on what she fears more – voters, or the Twitter mob.

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  7. kedavis Member
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    Stad (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Stad (View Comment):

    If I were Sinema, I’d tell people, “If you start dumping on me for keeping the filibuster, I’m going to switch parties.”

    Naw, she’s not that brave.

    Brave? It depends on what she fears more – voters, or the Twitter mob.

    Thing is the twitter mob isn’t just on twitter.  They follow people around, harass them in restaurants, sometimes even shoot at them…

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  8. Taras Coolidge
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    Full Size Tabby (View Comment):

    To think that when Kirsten Gillibrand was first appointed to the U.S. Senate she was generally considered a reasonable legislator who understood the real people who lived in upstate New York. I was a resident of upstate New York at the time. I was at the time astonished at how quickly she adopted the hard partisan attitude (and arrogance) of her senior colleague Chuck Schumer.

    Take a look at the career of Florida’s Charley Crist.

    Or [fill in name of Never-Trumper] …

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  9. kedavis Member
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    Ricochet Audio Network: Join Jim and Greg as they applaud Arizona Democrat Kyrsten Sinema for thus far refusing to kill or even “reform” the Senate filibuster – despite immense pressure from the left.

    Which shows that Sinema isn’t as dumb as Harry Reid, but that’s a pretty low bar.

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