HotAir Daily Express 12/09/2013

Hot Air Daily Express


NYT: My, many of these ObamaCare premiums aren’t really as low as they seem, are they?
12/9/2013 9:41:43 AM  Erika Johnsen
In the latest in the Paper of Record’s recent series on their gradually creeping realization that There Is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: ObamaCare Edition, the NYT has a story out this morning that hones in on the Obama administration’s

New Jersey public school teacher continues fine tradition of excellence
12/9/2013 8:51:46 AM  Jazz Shaw
There was a time when stories like this would probably have been shocking to the nation at large. Sadly, while it is still worth pointing out to keep up the pressure, this is no longer that far off the peak of the bell curve in the worst parts of our

Katie bar the door. Budget “deal” in sight?
12/9/2013 8:01:12 AM  Jazz Shaw
I think we all knew this was coming once the Thanksgiving break was over, but I’ll confess that I didn’t see it coming this quickly. A budget deal is allegedly in the works, and if recent history is anything to go by, budget hawks have more

Quotes of the day
12/8/2013 8:01:06 PM  Allahpundit
President Obama signaled Saturday that he was prepared to allow Iran to enrich uranium on its soil, saying that an eventual nuclear deal could be structured to ensure that Tehran’s program would be only for peaceful purposes… “If we could


Zeke Emanuel: If you want to pay more to keep your doctor, “you can do that. It’s a matter of choice.”
12/8/2013 6:01:46 PM  Erika Johnsen
Is it a matter of “choice,” Mr. Emanuel? Is it? Wallace: President Obama famously promised, ‘if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.’ Doesn’t that turn out to be just as false, just as misleading, as his promise

Andrew Cuomo facing court battle with energy company over fracking moratorium
12/8/2013 4:01:09 PM  Jazz Shaw
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been in the news fairly often of late, and not just in his home state. The Democrat has been the frequent subject of some admittedly long-shot speculation over a 2016 presidential run if Hillary passes on the ticket.

US Army Lt. Col. proposes new gun control platform
12/8/2013 2:01:55 PM  Jazz Shaw
This story relates to an op-ed which was published earlier this week in Esquire Magazine, and it provides a chilling look at precisely how far askew the debate over Second Amendment rights in this country has swung. I expect to see all manner of

NFL Week 14 open thread
12/8/2013 12:01:13 PM  Jazz Shaw
Ed is still tied up on unfortunate personal business this weekend, but the NFL must grind on and traditions must be upheld, so I’ve been er… volunteered to step up to the helm again. But since we can hardly blame Ed for his absence, allow me