HotAir Daily Express 07/29/2013


Are you ready for the Hillary Clinton mini-series?
7/29/2013 9:41:12 AM  Erika Johnsen
Whether they’re not-so-subtly gunning for her candidacy, or merely capitalizing on all of the already rampant speculation about her candidacy, isn’t quite clear. I’m going to go ahead and venture a wild guess that it’s a good bit

Rand Paul hits back at Christie, King: “If they want to make me the target, they will get it back in spades”
7/29/2013 8:51:19 AM  Erika Johnsen
The volleying continues. This definitely isn’t the first time that Sen. Paul has hit Gov. Christie for some of his more blueish tendencies in the slow-moving but snowballing 2016 intra-party shakeout, but after Christie’s (ill-advised?) tear

Syria a lure to many radicalized western muslims
7/29/2013 8:01:24 AM  Bruce McQuain
While profiling is an official “no-no”, anyone who doesn’t believe it goes on regularly in the war on terror needs a wakeup call.  While we may officially claim no such thing happens, common sense tells us that if the proven threat is

Quotes of the day
7/28/2013 8:01:37 PM  Allahpundit
The odds of a government shutdown this autumn are increasing, with the White House and congressional leaders both digging in… Twelve Republican senators — including likely 2016 presidential candidates Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) —


What has Obamanomics brought us?
7/28/2013 6:31:23 PM  Bruce McQuain
As much as the president would like to blame our economic ills on the other party, or George Bush or, well, just about anyone, the fact is he’s been at the helm of the ship of state for almost 6 years.  So his recent pivot toward addressing

Jack Lew on IRS scandal – What political pressure?
7/28/2013 5:01:01 PM  Jazz Shaw
Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew was trotted out for the Sunday morning show circuit again this week, this time to remind everybody that the entire IRS mess is nothing to see here, so move along, peasants. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Sunday the

Ruh, roh: Weiner’s campaign manager quits
7/28/2013 3:31:58 PM  Erika Johnsen
After House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi finally ripped Anthony Weiner’s “clueless” and “reprehensible” conduct last week, he basically hinted that she should go take a hike — and he’s been insisting that his

Open thread: Don’t try to rob a gun store with a baseball bat
7/28/2013 2:01:25 PM  Jazz Shaw
I’m sure you all have plenty to chat about on a lazy, summer Sunday afternoon, but here’s a bit of a palate cleanser to get you started. Derrick Mosley, of Beaverton, Oregon, came up with his own, unique version of “gun control”

The Obamacare “lower premiums” shell game
7/28/2013 12:31:25 PM  Jazz Shaw
You don’t have to look much further than the usual list of suspects to discover that new marching orders have been issued in an effort to salvage the tanking national support of the President’s health care bill. The next line of attack is to

Polanski victim to publish memoir
7/28/2013 11:01:50 AM  Jazz Shaw
Samantha Geimer, the childhood victim of convicted rapist Roman Polanski, is releasing her own memoir in September. In it, she promises to finally tell her side of the story and how the attack by the perverted monster Polanski has affected her life. In