20% Discount

GOVT 2305 - Filibusters are acts such as prolonged speech

Offered Price: $ 7.00 Posted By: dr.tony Updated on: 07/30/2018 06:47 AM Due on: 07/30/2018
Question # 00708688 Subject Political Science Topic General Political Science Tutorials:
Question
Dot Image

Filibusters are acts such as prolonged speech (for example, reading a phone book or reciting Shakespeare on the Senate floor for 24 hours straight!) with the goal to delay or block legislative action (such as preventing a vote on a bill or a presidential nominee). Some argue that filibuster is an essential parliamentary procedure that allows for extensive debate on (especially controversial) legislative bills, keeps the majority party's power in check, and has long motivated presidents to nominate candidates who are highly qualified and closer to the center for key positions such as for the Supreme Court. Others oppose filibusters by suggesting that they cause legislative paralysis, inefficiency, polarization, and have prevented diverse and unconventional nominees to be appointed.


Where do you stand?


Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of filibusters (preferably with historical examples).


? Do you think they are beneficial or harmful to the legislative process? Elaborate.

Dot Image
Tutorials for this Question
  1. Available for: Posted By: dr.tony Posted on: 07/30/2018 06:48 AM
    Tutorial # 00708482 Puchased By: 2
    Tutorial Preview
    The solution of GOVT 2305 - Filibusters are acts such as prolonged speech...
    Price $7.00 ( 20% Discount )
    Attachments
    GOVT_2305_-_Filibusters_are_acts_such_as_prolonged_speech.ZIP (18.96 KB)
Whatsapp Lisa