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from Robert Caro's Master of the Senate, about LBJ: "there took place therefore so many 'extended discussions' of measures to keep them from coming to a vote that the device got a name, 'filibuster,' from the Dutch word vrijbuiter, which means 'freebooter' or 'pirate'..." /1
"Buffalo Bills and Sabres fans must be fully vaccinated to attend games at Highmark Stadium and KeyBank Center this fall, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said: " 'Our goal is 100% full house and that's ensuring everybody entering that facility, fans, staff are vaccinated' "
"Like seniority, filibustering became a tool of the South early on..." /3
it happened in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015 under President Obama
the pandemic is now EVERY WEEK taking twice as many American lives as were lost on 9/11