HotAir Daily Express 04/15/2013

Did conservative media miss the Gosnell story, too?
4/15/2013 10:01:25 AM  Ed Morrissey
Call this The Mainstream Media Empire Strikes Back.  After an avalanche of criticism over their failure to pay attention to the trial of Kermit Gosnell, the national media began pointing fingers back at their conservative-media critics and accused them

Chavez protege wins Venezuela election; opposition protests, refuses to concede
4/15/2013 9:21:51 AM  Ed Morrissey
Venezuela concluded its first post-Hugo Chavez presidential election, and it turned out closer than anyone thought. The result, though, was about what most expected, which is that Chavez’ hand-picked successor Nicolas Maduro will run the country

Lewis attorney says gun confiscation no “error”
4/15/2013 8:41:42 AM  Ed Morrissey
Jazz wrote on Saturday about the case of David Lewis, who was ordered to relinquish his firearms because he supposedly once took an anti-depressant, which actually wasn’t the case at all. State police insist that the entire episode was a clerical

Front row at the Gosnell horror show
4/15/2013 8:01:08 AM  Ed Morrissey
Documentarian Phelim McAleer and his wife recently produced the film FrackNation, which presented the largely unreported truth about hydraulic fracturing — that it’s safe, it’s tremendously useful, and the horror stories told by its


The Most Disruptive Policy to Ever Hit Wall Street
A piece of very disruptive legislation just hit the books.   
It’s aggressive… liberating… and ready to mint a brand-new generation of millionaires. 
Put simply, I still can’t believe this bill actually passed… but there are some amazing opportunities hiding inside of it.  
This brand new report details them all.  Gain full access here.

Quotes of the day
4/14/2013 8:01:25 PM  Allahpundit
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) blitzed all five Sunday shows in his most public pitch yet for the emerging immigration reform bill, arguing that it would control the border, and rejecting conservative criticisms that it provided “amnesty” for illegal

Time for a first strike on North Korea?
4/14/2013 6:31:24 PM  Jazz Shaw
Just this afternoon, Ed was asking whether or not North Korea was dialing down the rhetoric and, just perhaps, signaling a return to the lousy normal situation we face regarding the ongoing Dancing With the Kims reality show on the Korean peninsula. But

Russia’s economy grinding to a halt?
4/14/2013 5:01:57 PM  Erika Johnsen
In January, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev set a goal of 5 percent growth for the Russian economy, one of the central promises of Vladimir Putin’s campaign — but not only is that proving to be too wildly optimistic a target; now they’re

Dear Gun Mfrs – Come to Maine
4/14/2013 3:31:18 PM  Jazz Shaw
As more states follow the lead of New York, Connecticut and Colorado, passing rafts of laws which are decidedly unfriendly to Second Amendment supporters, gun and weapons equipment manufacturers have been feeling the squeeze. Some are already looking to

Video – Our troops thank the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders
4/14/2013 2:01:11 PM  Jazz Shaw
How much do you hate that song, “Call me maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen? Okay… that’s probably unfair. Maybe some of you like it, but I just found it instantly annoying for some reason. But if there was anything that could change my

Video: Pyongyang dialing down the rhetoric?
4/14/2013 12:31:02 PM  Ed Morrissey
It’s a measure of the Kim regime’s rhetoric of the past few months that Jim Clancy can describe a threat like “all the traitors will be wiped out to the last man” as an improvement.  The anniversary of the birthday of Kim Il-sung

Product review: Galaxy Note 8
4/14/2013 11:01:36 AM  Ed Morrissey
Normally I do film reviews for Sundays, but thanks to my recent travels to Rome and family visits for Easter and my birthday, I haven’t seen a first-run movie in over a month.  I’ll get back to it this week, but again thanks to my birthday