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New Planned Parenthood video: More price haggling, admissions of procedure changes for harvesting
7/30/2015 10:01:58 AM  Ed Morrissey
The Center for Medical Progress released another in its ongoing series of undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s operations and trade in organ harvesting. Dr. Savita Ginde, the VP of PP’s Rocky Mountains group who appeared briefly in

Boehner gets on board with ending oil export ban
7/30/2015 9:21:40 AM  Jazz Shaw
I received a bit of pushback from some folks on the hill after I wrote about the current version of the energy bill and how it would not do anything to lift the outdated crude oil export ban which is hindering the domestic oil market. (And jobs, by the

Rolling Stone editor quits as lawsuit arrives
7/30/2015 8:41:03 AM  Ed Morrissey
Beleaguered editor Will Dana will leave Rolling Stone in the next two weeks, the first head to publicly roll after running wildly false claims about a purported “rape culture” at the University of Virginia. The magazine faces a number of

Michigan supreme court upholds right to work status for state workers
7/30/2015 8:01:23 AM  Jazz Shaw
While taking place at the state level, this one could be very big for the Right to Work movement. The state supreme court in Michigan has dealt a double blow to the unions and the state government apparatus which is essentially owned by them. The

Quotes of the Day
7/29/2015 10:41:01 PM  Jazz Shaw
Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz grew visibly annoyed on Wednesday when Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) began to grill them at a Senate hearing on the nuclear agreement with Iran. The Texas conservative, who is running for

Q-Poll: Colorado voters reject tougher gun laws
7/29/2015 9:21:43 PM  Matt Vespa
Well, what do you know; Colorado voters really don't want tougher gun laws, according to a Quinnipiac poll. At the same time, the majority of Coloradoans approve of the job that Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is doing: A Quinnipiac University poll

Totes Obvs: the word "American" is problematic in a university environment
7/29/2015 8:41:06 PM  Jazz Shaw
Katherine Timpf uncovers yet another charming aspect of American university life this week, expressed in a “language guide” for students and staff. (Oh, wait… I probably shouldn’t have said “American” there. I’d

Video: Tom Cotton dismantles Kerry on Iran deal secrecy, regime's ongoing terrorism
7/29/2015 8:01:59 PM  Guy Benson
A tough, focused, relentless cross-examination of the Secretary of State by freshman Sen. Tom Cotton — an Iraq war veteran and a graduate of Harvard Law School.  The clip is relatively short, and the whole thing is worth your time: Cotton makes

Bernie Sanders gets one right … sorta
7/29/2015 7:21:07 PM  Bruce McQuain
Ezra Klein of Vox interviews Bernie Sanders.  Meh.  Nothing particularly newsworthy there.  But in the process of this softball interview, the question of immigration comes up.  Read the exchange: Ezra Klein You said being a democratic socialist means a

From "Gamers Are Dead" to "We're All Gamers" in less than a year
7/29/2015 6:41:38 PM  C.T. Rex
Last year the gaming press attacked their own audiences with a barrage of articles declaring the death of the “gamer”, and in so doing they blew the #GamerGate brush fire into a towering inferno that still burns today. Well apparently all

Your next released illegal immigrant murderer is in … Ohio
7/29/2015 6:01:40 PM  Jazz Shaw
Boy, that Trump guy was way off base, wasn’t he? It’s not like illegal aliens are running around the country, getting picked up by the cops and then released when immigration won’t touch them, only to go out on crime sprees, right?

TEMS Wednesday: Guest hosting for Hugh Hewitt!
7/29/2015 5:21:12 PM  Ed Morrissey
Tonight, I'll be filling in for our pal Hugh Hewitt on his syndicated radio show, airing from 6-9 pm ET, live from AM 1280 The Patriot studios in Minneapolis. We will have a great lineup of guests and regular contributors: Rep. Mike Pompeo on

Dallas man gets into airport without TSA noticing him
7/29/2015 4:41:15 PM  Taylor Millard
The Transportation Security Agency has been taking plenty of hits this month and they don’t seem to be stopping. The TSA is trying to figure out how a man was able to get on a plane at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport without being checked

Ohio cop charged in murder of Samuel Dubose
7/29/2015 4:01:37 PM  Jazz Shaw
This is one of the tougher stories to cover when it comes to police shootings and it hits the Hot Air news desk after University of Cincinnati Police Officer Raymond Tensing was indicted on murder charges this afternoon in the death of motorist Samuel

Summer revolt as Mark Meadows files motion to remove John Boehner
7/29/2015 3:21:40 PM  Taylor Millard
The anger at Republican leadership in Congress is starting to boil over. North Carolina Congressman Mark Meadows is trying to get House Speaker John Boehner out for a variety of issues. POLITICO has a portion of Meadows’ motion. Speaker has,

A curious — and coincidental — two-month gap in Hillary e-mails
7/29/2015 2:41:32 PM  Ed Morrissey
Has there been a Rose Mary Woods at work in Hillary Clinton’s management of her e-mails? The State Department insists that they have made public all of Hillary’s e-mails pertaining to the security of the Benghazi consulate and the Libya

Planned Parenthood to media: Don't report on the murders we commit
7/29/2015 2:01:45 PM  Dustin Siggins
So, remember that time Planned Parenthood was busted chopping up children to make a boatload of profit, in violation of the law? If you read Hot Air, or The Federalist, The Daily Caller, or LifeSiteNews, the answer is “yes.” But you might

HuffPo writer terribly concerned about Fiorina coordinating with her super PAC
7/29/2015 1:21:38 PM  Jazz Shaw
As with every election cycle these days, super PACs are back in the news, along with the Get The Money Out Of Politics movement. The PACs are busy raising cash and trying to upgrade the profile of their preferred candidates, including Carly for America,

DoJ indicts Dem rep from PA on RICO charges
7/29/2015 12:41:35 PM  Ed Morrissey
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and four of his associates will face prosecution for political racketeering, the Department of Justice announced this morning. The five men face 29 counts in the indictment, including bribery, money laundering, wire and banking

Planned Parenthood on the run: Refuses to attend Texas hearing
7/29/2015 12:01:05 PM  Ed Morrissey
Gee, I wonder why? Taylor Millard noted yesterday that Texas officials may have some of the unpublished videos from Center for Medical Progress. That got confirmed earlier this morning: Texas: RT @Johnseago .@KenPaxtonTX confirms that the AGs office have

Britain's immigration problem seems to run under the channel
7/29/2015 11:21:21 AM  Jazz Shaw
Here in the United States we have a border security situation which is similar to many other nations around the world in that we share some continental scale land borders with our neighbors. It’s particularly problematic when it comes to the almost

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