Texas Ted Cruz Introduces New Senate Procedure, The Imbecilibuster [im-buh-silly-buster]. See Photo Record.

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Michael Matthew Bloomer, September 27, 2013

By now even the youngest citizen of the remotest village on the remotest island on our planet knows of the Texas Ted Cruz imbecilibuster [im-buh-silly-buster], his 21 hour-long soliloquy to accomplish basically nothing legislative or responsible. It did, however, help him wrap up the support of the über right-wing for 2016. Using the Senate floor as a campaign stop was, of course, not a first, but Cruz’s creative imbecilibuster was. Below is our photo record of Senator Cruz’s path breaking speech

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From Presidents Ronald Reagan through George W. Bush, I was a senior legislative research and policy staff of the nonpartisan Library of Congress Congressional Research Service (CRS). I'm partisan here, an "aggressive progressive." I'm a contributor to The Fold and Nation of Change. Welcome to They Will Say ANYTHING! Come back often! . . . . . Michael Matheron, contact me at mjmmoose@gmail.com