President Obama moved closer to expanded trade negotiating power Friday night after the Senate passed hard-fought legislation that would help complete the most ambitious trade accord in a generation. The deal would link 12 nations on either side of the Pacific into a trading bloc that would encompass 40 percent of the global economy. . . .
After vigorous debate and intense last-minute pressure by Republican leaders, the Senate on Saturday rejected legislation that would end the federal government’s bulk collection of phone records. . . .
A rudderless party
GOP hostility towards compromise runs deep
Republicans are not pleased with the Republicans running Congress
Another presidential wannabee
Lindsey Graham’s odd definition of ‘never’
Hillary releases Benghazi emails, and . . .
Sorry, GOP. There’s No Smoking Gun
What Hillary Clinton’s private e-mails tell us about her management style
E-mails show how Benghazi derailed Hillary Clinton's legacy at State
Fed chair affirms plans for rate hike this year
The great thing about being a right-wing Christian is you can fluctuate between self-righteous sexual moralism, and sanctimonious forgiveness . . . depending on who the guilty party is
Reality-TV Star and Family-Values Lobbyist Josh Duggar Admits to Molestation Charges
Mike Huckabee took to Facebook on Friday to express his support for admitted sexual predator Josh Duggar. . . . “Josh’s actions when he was an underage teen are as he described them himself, ‘inexcusable,’ but that doesn’t mean ‘unforgivable.’” . . . “No purpose whatsoever is served by those who are now trying to discredit Josh or his family by sensationalizing the story,” Huckabee wrote. “Good people make mistakes and do regrettable and even disgusting things.”
The sick hypocrisy of a man who slimes Obama’s parenting, but defends Josh Duggar, admitted sexual molester
7 nauseating ways Josh Duggar fans are defending his admitted sexual “sins”
Arkansas police have destroyed the records of the investigation into Josh Duggar's alleged molestation of five underage girls, a police spokesman announced Friday . . .
No, some people will NEVER get over it
Obama's New Personal Twitter Account Meets Wave Of Racist Tweets
This is pretty big news
For the First Time Ever, Social Conservatives No Longer Outnumber Social Liberals in America
The Big Banks Are Corrupt – And Getting Worse
"Fox Effect" pushed American media to get in line and back the Iraq War. Only two comedy shows had guts to resist
Standing up for themselves
7 times women shut down sexist reporters
Everything that’s wrong with high heels
How the beauty industry convinced women to shave their legs