“No Man’s life liberty or property is safe while the legislature is in session”.

- attributed to NY State Judge Gideon Tucker

Friday, January 22, 2010

Liberal Democratic Sour Grapes

In the wake of Scott Brown's election to the Senate from Massachusetts on Tuesday, Glenn Beck played two extremely troubling, revealing audio and video clips on his program.

One, from last week, uncovered by a third party, quoted Massachusetts Democrat Representative Barney Frank solemnly declaring that the Senate's 60 vote majority rule had to be changed to a simple majority of 51. His party having lost the ability to now pass legislation on party votes alone, he now finds the traditional Senate rule undemocratic.

Frank went on to accuse small state Senators of blocking the wishes of Senators from large states, implying some sort of 'one-man one-vote' violation.

Mind you, Frank is a Representative, not a Senator. So it's noteworthy that he's so interested in a chamber which he has not personally seen fit to try to join.

The second troubling quote was in a video of Wonderboy's chief of staff, Rahm Emmanuel. His statement was about the First Amendment. Rahm declared that the amendment was "overrated," suggesting the administration doesn't see any problem with violating it.

Considering that Wonderboy's new communications director has renewed the administration's declaration of war on Fox News, this is very troubling, indeed.

So it seems that, having had their hand slapped by voters in Massachusetts, Democrats in Congress and the administration are contemplating simply changing some rules, and ignoring others, in order to get their way.

Regardless of what voters or the Constitution dictate.

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