One-party state

No nukes in Iraq but plenty in the GOP as they consider the "nuclear option" -- the abolition of the filibuster, a 200-year-old check and balance in the American system. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, in which Harry Reid noted that 204 of 214 of Bush's judicial nominees (95%) have been confirmed, he warned that "to alter these procedures unilaterally would be an unprecedented abuse of power." (SDCC)


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