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This is how our democracy works!

Quote "He held the Senate and the American people hostage for days because he wanted 100 percent of his demands met," Hagan said, "and that is not the way our democracy is supposed to work."

Senator Hagen, debate and filibusterer is part of American democracy. Its been done for a longtime (maybe we should have a history lesson). Though you or I may not have agreed with Senator Bunning, he has every right to stand up for what he believes is right or wrong for the country and the people he represents. If he truly believes a bill is wrong, he or any other senator, democrat or republican, has the right to try to stop it. This right protects the interest of a minority in the senate which might have the overwhelming majority and support from the public (health care bill for example). I hope you realize the majority of people do not support the current health-care bill on the table, even though the majority of senators might.


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