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SENATE MAJORITY THREATS TO FILIBUSTERS ARE CHILLING

How can we possibly live in "the land of the free" if there is even a possibility of the Republican Senate majority enacting the "nuclear option" to eliminate the use of filibusters in the Senate? I think this is not only ridiculous but downright unconstitutional.

I am outraged by members of our extremely biased right-wing government and the threats they have been using to control and silence other viewpoints. This country is turning into the land of the shut up and like it. I for one am not going to shut up.

This "nuclear option" is going to be used to stack our courts with previously rejected right-wing extremist nominees who will keep the "compassionate conservatives" in control for decades to come. I have never feared for my freedom more than right now -- my freedom to think differently. After all, weren't we founded on dissidence? Dissidence indeed.

Janna Willoughby

Buffalo