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  They hate us for our freedoms or maybe just Rand Paul

Hero Rand Paul Saves America From NSA Spying, At Least Until Tuesday

I'm here to protect your freedom or at least ask for your vote
The Senate took the highly unusual step of working on the weekend to pass the USA Freedom Act — after it failed to do so and took a whole week off for Memorial Day anyway, like all regular Americans do. But while Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had wanted to pass a clean bill to protect our freedoms from the terrorists who want to read all our sexts and listen to our phone calls — oh wait, that’s the National Security Agency, not the terrorists, whatever — one brave senator stood in the way and blocked the bill, for freedom or at least for grandstanding and fundraising for his laughable presidential campaign: Read more on Hero Rand Paul Saves America From NSA Spying, At Least Until Tuesday…
  Still not president

Sen. Tom Cotton Turding Up Fellow Republicans’ Iran Punchbowl

I AM THE DUMMEST AND I BREATHE OUT OF MY MOUTH
Tom Cotton, the freshman tea party senator from Arkansas who’s already made quite a name for himself (and that name is “Traitor”), is making friends and influencing people ALL over the place. Just when Senate Republicans and Democrats were about to enjoy one of those rare moments of agreeing on something — in this case, legislation saying that Congress has a REAL BIG DICK, so it gets to have a say-so in any agreement on Iran’s nuclear program — Sen. Cotton had to fuck everything up, with the help of Sen. Marco Rubio, who doesn’t even give a damn anymore because he’s quitting the Senate anyway to go not be president: Read more on Sen. Tom Cotton Turding Up Fellow Republicans’ Iran Punchbowl…
 

Barry Obama Urges Staff to Put Him Out of His Misery

Barry Hussein Obama doesn’t actually like being in the Senate very much, according to Rolling Stone. In their profile of our next first black president, they share this humorous tale from an early day on the job: Read more on Barry Obama Urges Staff to Put Him Out of His Misery…
 

Henry Kissinger Sleep-lies Through Another Committee Hearing

Pictured: Henry Kissinger’s HotSoup.com profile. Online now! Henry Kissinger testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday, and by Dana Milbank’s account, it was a bravura performance. Kissinger managed to suggest that Bush had a secret plan to end the war, and then he convinced all the Senators that he agreed with everything they were saying. That lovable old (inaudible) is just as wily as ever and he’ll apparently be with us fucking everything up for another hundred years! Read more on Henry Kissinger Sleep-lies Through Another Committee Hearing…