1. What do you think filibuster means?

  2. Use filibuster in a sentence that would impress any first-date.

  3. Think of an example of filibuster in current events:

  4. Find an image of filibuster.

Fun Fact


Filibuster: a strategy employed in the United States Senate, whereby a minority can delay a vote on proposed legislation by making long speeches or introducing irrelevant issues. A successful filibuster can force withdrawal of a bill. Filibusters can be ended only by cloture, which requires 60 votes. 


The Senator filibustered the environmental bill by reading Oh The Places You'll Go, for over 8 hours.


What losing the filibuster for the Supreme Court would really mean




  1. What does filibuster mean?

  2. What language does filibuster come from?

  3. How do you stop a filibuster?

  4. The Republican Party may be putting an end to the use of the filibuster in confirmation hearings. Do you think that's a good idea?

  5. If I told you I had a friend in college named Phil E. Buster would you believe me? Would you like to buy some beach front property in Oklahoma?