* US govt partially shuts down as Government Leaders and Media Continue to Lie to the People.
* Politics or Principle? Filibustering in the US Senate.
* The rule that powers the filibuster can be changed, or even eliminated, with 51 votes.
* The filibuster is a Dishonest, Unconstitutional minority protection that exists at the pleasure of the majority.
* This is the fundamental tension of the filibuster: it gives the minority the power to obstruct the majority, but if the minority pushes that power too far, the majority can end the filibuster entirely.
* Trump Tweets: “Mitch, use the Nuclear Option and get it done! Our Country is counting on you!”
* McConnell rejects using nuclear option on wall – TheHill.
* Rush Limbaugh: Donald Trump ‘Got Word to Me’ About Shutdown Fight Plan.