Filibusters are not allowed in the House. They’re a province of the Senate. But House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) may have figured out a way to get around that prohibition Friday as the House inched closer to voting on a controversial energy and climate change bill.Note Kimberely Stassel today in WSJ, The Climate Change Climate Change, The number of skeptics is swelling everywhere. Modern Liberalism stiffing the worker with a gross regressive tax in the name of flaky science. What happened to the FDR days of buidling damns and TVA in the name of cheap electricity for everyone? Democrats aren't what they used to be.
Overnight, House Democrats tacked onto the bill a 300-page amendment. So when Boehner took his time to speak against the package at the end of the debate, the Ohio Republican then decided to peel through major portions of the bill and read them aloud before his House colleagues.
Friday, June 26, 2009
Boehner Is Reading Entire 300 Page Amendment on the House Floor
Someone ought to take the time to read the whole darn bill. This via Fox News,