Tag: filibuster

Darryl PaulsonApril 11, 2017

What little Americans know about the filibuster is due to James Stewart‘s portrayal of Senator Jefferson Smith in the classic movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. In the movie, Senator Smith filibusters a fraudulent land deal until finally collapsing on the Senate floor. This past week, it was the filibuster that collapsed on the Senate […]

Scott PowersMarch 27, 2017

Bill Nelson ended any suspense there may have been regarding his views of President Donald Trump‘s first Supreme Court nominee. Florida’s Democratic senator intends to vote no on the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch. Nelson also announced Monday he also would support a Democratic filibuster, by voting against likely Republican efforts to invoke cloture to prevent a filibuster. […]

Bob SparksNovember 19, 2015

On the morning after the Islamic terrorist massacre in Paris, the Republican Party of Florida’s Sunshine Summit continued with its second, and final, day. Circumstances required the second-day speakers to alter their prepared messages. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum summed up the mood by offering sentiments we all shared. He talked about ISIS wishing to […]


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