HotAir Daily Express 05/06/2013



 

Video: No place to bury Tsarnaev?
5/6/2013 10:01:01 AM  Ed Morrissey
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The question of what to do with a terrorist corpse will reach all the way to the governor’s office in Massachusetts. After protests erupted at a funeral home preparing the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, no cemetery in the area will accept his remains.
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Was it the Syrian rebels that used chemical weapons?
5/6/2013 9:21:45 AM  Ed Morrissey
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So much for the “red line” nonsense in a civil war.  When evidence arose that sarin gas and other chemical weapons had been used in Syria, the assumption was that Bashar al-Assad’s forces had deployed their long-held chemical munitions.
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Whistleblower: Hillary cut State’s counter-terrorism bureau out of Benghazi loop
5/6/2013 8:41:40 AM  Ed Morrissey
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In the previous post, I noted that Darrell Issa’s witnesses in the House Oversight hearings on Benghazi would make life difficult for both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.  Fox News reported late yesterday that one witness in particular will
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Diplomat to testify that Benghazi “was a terrorist attack from the beginning”
5/6/2013 8:01:53 AM  Ed Morrissey
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“There is new information raising questions,” Bob Schieffer told a Face the Nation audience yesterdat, “of whether there was a cover-up by the State Department to deflect criticism that it had ignored requests for more security for its
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Quotes of the day
5/5/2013 8:01:24 PM  Allahpundit
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A rebel spokesman, who spoke from a “liberated area” held by the opposition in Damascus, told NBC News there were huge explosions just before 2 a.m. Sunday local time (7 p.m. Saturday ET) in the Qaysoun mountains on the edge of
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WaPo poll: Cuccinelli pulling into an early lead in Virginia
5/5/2013 6:31:20 PM  Erika Johnsen
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It’s still early yet, but at the last count, state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and former DNC chairman Terry McAuliffe were basically neck-and-neck in 2013′s only competitive gubernatorial contest, with a lot of Virginians still pretty
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Author to immigration reform opponents: “A lot of people live in land that was taken from Mexico”
5/5/2013 5:01:00 PM  Jazz Shaw
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This morning I switched over to CBS in advance of Face the Nation while I was working and happened to catch the last half hour of CBS News Sunday Morning. One segment they featured was an “historical” piece focusing on the Mexican American
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S.C. Dem chair doubles down on Nikki Haley comments
5/5/2013 3:31:14 PM  Jazz Shaw
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As you’ve no doubt heard by now, the chair of South Carolina’s Democrat party, Dick Harpootlian, raised some eyebrows on Friday when he urged supporters to help send GOP Governor Nikki Haley, “back to wherever the hell she came
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NYT: Obama may have ad-libbed us into a war
5/5/2013 2:01:53 PM  Ed Morrissey
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There are only two words to describe the New York Times’ explanation of Barack Obama’s red-line dance – smart power.  According to anonymous “senior officials” at the White House, Obama’s advisors now claim that they
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My First Rifle
5/5/2013 12:31:45 PM  Jazz Shaw
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In the wake of a couple of truly tragic stories involving accidental shootings involving children, the media response was sadly predictable. The usual list of suspects lined up quickly to point out how utterly evil and insane people must be to allow
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Film review: Iron Man 3
5/5/2013 11:01:41 AM  Ed Morrissey
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Tony Stark’s last adventure has him rattled.  After all, almost getting killed by a wormhole and watching Norse gods dancing through the atmosphere will do that to a guy.  When his past comes back to haunt him, he’s unprepared — and
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