Memorandum to Senator Frist:
With immediate effect - Bring in the cots - declare "in session" 24/7 until this "thing" is settled - one way or the other.
Get it done!
Period. Full Stop. That is all, carry on!!!
posted on 05/07/2003 11:23:59 AM PDT
While a filibuster would seem to be more taxing on the side doing the talking, that isn't necessarily the case. The filibusterers need only one person in the Senate chamber at any one time, prattling away. The other side must make sure a quoruma majority of all senatorsis on hand, a constitutional requirement for the Senate to conduct business. If there's no quorum after a senator has demanded a quorum call, the Senate must adjourn, giving those leading the filibuster time to go home, sleep, and delay things even more.
posted on 05/07/2003 11:37:04 AM PDT
by So Cal Rocket
(Free Miguel and Priscilla!)
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