August 11, 2022

(UPDATE) Bernie Sanders Is Getting His Filibuster On

NPR reports that the Vermont Senator has been going for over 90 minutes to delay the vote on the tax deal President Obama made with Republicans and judging by the live feed from CSPAN2, he’s not showing any sign of stopping. NPR quotes Berns:

“You can call what I am doing today whatever you want, you it call it a filibuster, you can call it a very long speech. I’m not here to set any great records or to make a spectacle. I am simply here today to take as long as I can to explain to the American people the fact that we have got to do a lot better than this agreement provides.”

Here’s a snip from feed the (a pie chart!):


And a bar chart!

He’s doing you proud Green Mountain Staters!

UPDATE: Entering hour six! It’s like he’s got an IV of pure Green Mountain joe!

NPR reports that the Vermont Senator has been going for over 90 minutes to delay the vote on the tax deal President Obama made with Republicans and judging by the live feed from CSPAN2, he’s not showing any sign of stopping. NPR quotes Berns:

“You can call what I am doing today whatever you want, you it call it a filibuster, you can call it a very long speech. I’m not here to set any great records or to make a spectacle. I am simply here today to take as long as I can to explain to the American people the fact that we have got to do a lot better than this agreement provides.”

Here’s a snip from feed the (a pie chart!):


And a bar chart!

He’s doing you proud Green Mountain Staters!

UPDATE: Entering hour six! It’s like he’s got an IV of pure Green Mountain joe!

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