Thursday, April 21, 2005
On this day:

Up is Down and Left is Right

Real Clear Politics: Re-inventing the Filibuster By Robert Novak
"I have stated over and over again on this floor that I would ... object and fight against any filibuster on a judge." -- Sen. Patrick Leahy, June 18, 1998 "Eliminating the filibuster by the nuclear option would violate and destroy the Constitution's design of the Senate as an effective check on the executive." -- Sen. Patrick Leahy, April 6, 2005
Project 21: Black Activists Criticize NAACP for Filibuster Flip-Flop -- Civil Rights Group Now Supports Senate Tactic That Hobbled Civil Rights Legislation