HotAir Daily Express 11/26/2012

Fiscal cliff divers?
11/26/2012 9:41:52 AM  Ed Morrissey
Can Congress and the White House come to an agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff?  Do some Democrats prefer to go over it first?  Politico reports that members of Democratic leadership on Capitol Hill are taking an all-or-nothing approach to the

Unrestricted drones for me but not for thee?
11/26/2012 8:51:24 AM  Ed Morrissey
One of the tertiary issues that never got much attention during the presidential campaign was the use of drones to conduct the war against al-Qaeda and its affiliates in places like Pakistan, Yemen, and other loci of Islamist terrorist networks.  It

Video: Protests, clashes spread outside of Cairo
11/26/2012 8:01:08 AM  Ed Morrissey
The anger over Mohamed Morsi’s “temporary” decrees that turn him into a “Pharaoh,” as Mohammed ElBaradei put it last week, continues to roll through Cairo — and now beyond. CNN reports this morning that protests and

Quotes of the day
11/25/2012 8:01:58 PM  Allahpundit
The office of Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi has said that the decree giving him sweeping new powers is temporary and not intended to concentrate power in his hands… “The presidency reiterates the temporary nature of those measures, which

Earthshaking Mars Curiosity discovery probably not so earthshaking
11/25/2012 6:31:27 PM  Jazz Shaw
Earlier this week some exciting sounding news came out of NASA. The Curiosity Rover was continuing with planned soil and atmosphere experiments on the red planet when one of their engineers let a tidbit slip in front of an NPR reporter. But they

The beginnings of the Virginia gubernatorial race, 2013 edition
11/25/2012 5:01:09 PM  Erika Johnsen
The current Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has been and remains a pretty popular leader. His legacy of a decreased unemployment rate that betters the national average, repeatedly balanced budgets, and a relatively evenhanded leadership style will be a

Cairo protests reach US Embassy while Muslim Brotherhood announces counterprotests
11/25/2012 3:31:05 PM  Ed Morrissey
Yesterday, the suddenly-embattled president of Egypt tried telling his nation that despite grabbing more power than his immediate predecessor Hosni Mubarak ever had, he couldn’t possibly oppress anyone.  Today, Egyptians responded to Mohamed

The tax man cometh (to Amazon)
11/25/2012 2:01:43 PM  Jazz Shaw
After Black Friday and Small Business Saturday comes Cyber Monday, a day when everyone is supposed to completely fail to rush out to any local stores and, instead, let their fingers do the shopping on their laptops. But as Politico reports, shoppers in a

Are we really facing a regulatory onslaught in Obama’s second term? (Hint: Yes.)
11/25/2012 12:31:58 PM  Erika Johnsen
Nothing that anyone who pays attention doesn’t know already, but a point to which I intend to give unrelenting attention as we move “forward” into the next four years of an Obama economy. It is an indescribable shame that what America

NFL Week 12 open thread
11/25/2012 11:01:10 AM  Ed Morrissey
The Pittsburgh Steelers go on the road today without their top two quarterbacks, both of whom now have rib injuries.  Big Ben Roethlisberger (a new daddy, BTW) also has a shoulder injury and is expected to be out for two more weeks, when he may be ready