Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer wants to do away with, or peel back, the filibuster to pass Democrats’ proposed voting bills. This move, if successfully implemented, will unequivocally prove that even the most blatant acts of hypocrisy by those on the Left will not deter the Democrats from implementing dangerous policies to quench their insatiable thirst for power and control.
Historically, the filibuster has been used as a system of checks and balances. While it has typically been used between the three branches of government, it also applies to the House and Senate, which participate in the legislative process in different ways. As reported by the Heritage Foundation, “Senate rules require a supermajority to end debate before a simple majority can pass a