Heaven Can Wait, but not Republican Filibusters

Senator-elect Scott Brown upped the timetable for his swearing in ceremony from February 11, 2010 to 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. Seems he can’t wait to become the 41st vote in the Republican Filibuster Blockade of President Obama’s initiatives.

From the Associated Press article:

“While Sen.-elect Brown had tentatively planned to be sworn into office on Feb. 11, he has been advised that there are a number of votes scheduled prior to that date. For that reason, he wants certification to occur immediately,”

Thank you, Massachusetts. We will all have to live with the effects of your choice to replace Senator Kennedy. I, for one, would like to know if, over the next several months, Senator Brown lives up to your expectations and truly represents what you voted for. If this bit of news is any indication, Massachusetts voters want to put a quick halt to any hope of implementing any of President Obama’s initiatives.

Please correct me if I am wrong.

UPDATE–

From the Huffington Post:

Less than an hour after Scott Brown was sworn in as the Republican junior senator from Massachusetts, he made it clear where he stands on bipartisan compromise.

“I’ll be the 41st vote, not the 60th vote,” Brown said at a brief press conference following his oath of office Thursday night.

This, from the self-avowed “independent voice.”

The Watering Hole: February 5 – The Heart Truth

Beginning with National Wear Red Day®—Friday, February 5, 2010—millions will help spread the critical message that “Heart Disease Doesn’t Care What You Wear—It’s the #1 Killer of Women.®” The Red Dress®, the national symbol for women and heart disease awareness, was created by The Heart Truth® in 2002 to deliver an urgent wakeup call to American women.

February is National Heart Month. Heart disease strikes men as well as women! It can be managed through diet, exercise and life style.

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