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Sen. Rand Paul is attempting to filibuster the extension of the Patriot Act because the Senate just wants to blindly keep the flawed act in place without debating. The Patriot Act is set to expire on Friday.
Following his comments on Sunday that repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell would “cost lives,” it’s clear that Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl is making a late charge to be called Obstructionist Doofus of the Year.
On January 27th, President Obama declared during his first State of the Union address that the time had come to repeal the 17-year-old discriminatory policy known as Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. On Saturday, that promise became reality.
Only in the United States Senate can 40 men and women deny the rights of so many. On Thursday afternoon, the Senate denied the procedural cloture motion that would have allowed gay military members to serve openly.