HotAir Daily Express 05/28/2013


WaPo: WH held investor talks on ObamaCare
5/28/2013 10:01:26 AM  Ed Morrissey
Political intelligence sounds like an oxymoron, and … well, okay, it is, but it’s also a buzzword these days for insider trading in an increasingly government-dominated economy.  Erika wrote about it in January, and crusaders have focused

Video: China hacked “critical” US military systems
5/28/2013 9:21:36 AM  Ed Morrissey
And here you thought that China was only interested in the latest iPhone design and Amanda Bynes’ selfies. The Washington Post reported yesterday that more than two dozen military systems critical to the defense of forward assets have had their

Pyongyang invites South Korean business owners to Kaesong for talks
5/28/2013 8:41:34 AM  Ed Morrissey
It’s not quite an “open for business” sign, but the latest offer from Pyongyang shows that the DPRK needs hard cash more than a rhetorical victory.  After booting South Korean business owners and managers in a months-long temper

Russia to ship missiles to Syria after EU ends arms embargo on rebels
5/28/2013 8:01:52 AM  Ed Morrissey
Escalations continued on all sides in Syria’s civil war except, curiously, among the Syrians.  The EU decided not to renew the embargo on arms sales to Syrian rebels, which prompted the Russians to pledge delivery of anti-aircraft missiles, which


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Quotes of the day
5/27/2013 7:31:58 PM  Allahpundit
The Gang of Eight immigration bill does not yet have a 60-vote majority in the Senate, according to one of its authors, Sen. Bob Menendez… A strong majority of 70 votes, [members of the Gang of Eight] believe, is not only possible but necessary to

A “New Deal” for Europe’s youth? Er…
5/27/2013 5:01:19 PM  Erika Johnsen
The youth unemployment situation across much of Europe is bleak, to say the least; young people in Greece are unemployed at a rate that just shot past 60 percent, while more than half of Spain’s young people are jobless and more than 40 percent are

Durbin wonders: Does First Amendment apply to bloggers, Twitter?
5/27/2013 3:01:53 PM  Ed Morrissey
Thanks to the Obama administration’s attacks on the Associated Press and its representation in federal court that Fox News’ James Rosen is a spy for asking questions, one has to wonder whether the First Amendment applies to anyone in the Age

Ted Cruz at Hillsdale: “Economic freedom and the prosperity it generates reduces poverty like nothing else”
5/27/2013 1:01:15 PM  Erika Johnsen
President Obama’s lecture commencement speech to the Naval Academy graduates on Friday left behind such a poor and lingering aftertaste, I thought this commencement speech from Sen. Ted Cruz to the graduates of Hillsdale might make a nice sort of

News Corp: No, the DoJ never informed us of the Rosen warrant
5/27/2013 11:01:56 AM  Ed Morrissey
Over the weekend, the Department of Justice tried to defend its warrant that allowed them to snoop on Fox News reporter James Rosen by claiming that Justice informed their parent company of the warrant at the time.  The lack of information at Fox News,