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The Maaaverick is not going to the Conservative Political Action Conference, which begins tomorrow. But he did have time to tape his announcement on the David Letterman Show. Video at Hot Air. Interesting priorities. *** Ed Morrissey weighs in on McCain’s absence from CPAC: McCain has argued that he has the most solid conservative record […]
The Politico reports: Republicans plan to force a floor vote on Rep. William Jefferson’s move to the Homeland Security Committee in an unprecedented maneuver to force Democrats to go on the record supporting their embattled colleague who is the target of a federal bribery investigation. House Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) pledged to call for […]
Lumberjack measures Al Gore’s (hat tip: Tim Blair): Join in my prayer: Oh, Great Goracle. And vote in Jim Treacher’s poll at The Daily Gut: Why does Al Gore’s Nashville mansion use more than 20 times as much electricity as the national average?
The website Al Shoura has been censored by the Yemeni government. The Jawa Report publishes a call for solidarity.
From my column today: How many times have you sat in front of the TV over the last four years, watching anti-war activists march on Washington, chase the ROTC off your local college campus, vandalize war memorials, insult the troops and wreak havoc under the surrender banner? How many times have you thought to yourself: […]
Patterico eviscerates a nutroots leader: This is gonna leave a mark. *Seems to be down. But keep checking back. It’s worth it.
Not making this up: “Bill would mandate nicer term for illegals.”
The Boston Globe reports that pardons have reemerged as an issue in the 2008 presidential campaign (hat tip: B.B.): Six years ago, the launch of Hillary Clinton’s career in the US Senate was marred by allegations that her brothers had received payments from people pardoned by President Bill Clinton in the waning months of his […]
A Florida reader sent along a news item about the memorial service for U.S. Army PFC Branden Cummings: About 1,000 people crammed into the Brevard Memorial Funeral Home and spilled into the parking lot for the funeral of U.S. Army PFC Branden Cummings of Titusville. Cummings, who died, Feb. 14 in Iraq, was remembered by […]
Little Miss Perfect’s campaign can’t seem to get anything right (via SFGate): Clinton staff’s gaffe with local ethnic papers Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign excluded reporters for the Bay Area’s two largest ethnic newspapers from a fundraiser Friday at the Sheraton Palace Hotel — a perceived snub that led to days of harsh coverage… […]
Check out Part One of our Hot Air interview with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, author of the terrific memoir, My Year Inside Radical Islam. If there were justice in Hollywood, the book would have already been optioned as a movie by now. And Oprah would be plugging it non-stop. Just go buy it. You won’t be able […]
Tigerhawk coins a new term for the Goracle and his followers. Their motto: “Conserve as I say, not as I do.” Katherine Kersten calls out the University of Minnesota for its apparent plans to bestow an honorary doctorate on Dr. Feelbad.
***update: HuffPo has closed its comments section after receiving 437 mostly unhinged messages…a reader saved a PDF file of the entire comment thread for posterity…posted here…*** ***update ii: exclusive photos from the operating room at Bagram added below*** ***update iii: i’ve been notified by military officials that DVIDS should not have released the photos. i’ve […]
A1 of the Washington Post today reveals the Clintons’ oopsie-doopsie on Hillary’s Senate disclosure forms: Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and former president Bill Clinton have operated a family charity since 2001, but she failed to list it on annual Senate financial disclosure reports on five occasions. The Ethics in Government Act requires members of Congress […]
UGG! I’m wearing what? The company that manufactures UGG boots doesn’t hide how it makes its popular footwear. A quick trip to the company website tells you everything you need to know: Somehow, this information escaped former Baywatch star/PETA zealot Pamela Anderson’s attention while lobbying against the use of skins in favor of “cruelty-free fashion.” […]
It’s up to Brian Maloney, once again, to get to the bottom of the story: Since Air America Radio’s bankruptcy bailout by wealthy Manhattan real estate mogul Stephen L Green was announced on February 7 (and finalized yesterday), the public has been led to believe the network’s assets had fetched $4.25 million. But the news […]
The Sheehanistas are turning on Sen. Patty Murray in Washington state over the war. Allah’s got the video of Murray getting chewed out by Evergreen State lefties, who are pushing impeachment legislation. My old Seattle Times colleague David Postman reports on the panic the measure is causing among Beltway Democrats: Sen. Patty Murray and Congressman […]
Tune out Tinseltown. Tune into The Pentagon Channel’s new program, “Icon:” The Pentagon Channel tomorrow will debut a new program, “Icon,” which takes an in-depth look at iconic figures in the U.S. military and Defense Department. The first Icon program will feature retired Army Lt. Col. Bruce P. Crandall, who is receiving the Medal of […]
The Eagles are looking for a few good men and women to help out with the efforts on March 17 to protect the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial targeted by anti-war zealots from ANSWER: Gathering of Eagles is looking for a few “Take Charge” NCOs in each state. Contact people in your State Info section or […]
Lawhawk reminds us that today is the 14th anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. We always hear “Never forget.” But how many still remember anymore? And how many have really learned? Flashback: Four of the six people killed in the attack worked for the World Trade Center’s owner, the Port Authority of New […]
The annual Conservative Political Action Conference will kick off later this week. Hot Air and I will be there covering the action, manning a booth, shooting video, signing books, and reporting on the scene. Patrick Ruffini sends word that Rudy Giuliani will attend. Via the Politico’s Jonathan Martin: I reported a piece last month about […]
I just added this new site created by National Journal’s Danny Glover to my daily reading list. Check it out.
W. Thomas Smith, Jr. tells the story.
If there were any justice in the world, Hollywood would honor brave, creative talents like Pat Dollard, not Al Gore. Dollard is an ex-Hollywood agent-turned-war journalist. Inspired after 9/11, he embedded with Marines in Ramadi and produced the compelling documentary, “Young Americans.” We’re proud at Hot Air to be screening a special clip from the […]
Get the story behind Lara Logan’s story propaganda from milblog Mudville Gazette.