Argument: Eliminating filibuster requires difficult Constitutional amendment
Brien Jackson. "In Defense of the Filibuster". Below the Fold. February 17th, 2009: "But these sorts of unfortunate peculiarities have little to do with the origins and intent of the filibuster and everything to do with the way the authors of the Constitution designed the Senate . And because amending the Constitution is such an impossible proposition, we’re probably stuck with them."