HotAir

Kasich to Trump: It’s time for some god-darned action on gun control

“God-darned” is his word, not mine. You know I can do better. Kasich, a former Fox News host and member of Congress, saved his strongest rhetoric for the gun issue. He suggested he would favor expanding background check laws to cover private gun sales; banning …

Read More »

McConnell: Of course we’re going to lose seats this fall

A new interview with Mitch McConnell this week showed the first cracks in the wall of his optimism about the midterms. While not going down a path of gloom and doom, he no longer sounds positive of breaking a long-standing trend of the party in …

Read More »

In Austin, Sheriff’s deputies lack sufficient body armor due to ICE “resistance”

Here’s a story which demonstrates how national “movements” wind up having real-world impacts on the local level. It’s become quite popular for officials, both elected and among law enforcement, to #RESIST Trump by refusing to accept detainers from ICE when they arrest criminal illegal aliens. …

Read More »

Lost and found in the desert: Sunday reflection

This morning’s Gospel reading is Mark 1:12–15: The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days, tempted by Satan. He was among wild beasts, and the angels ministered to him. After John had been arrested, Jesus came …

Read More »

Shocker! WaPo fact check agrees with Rubio’s statement on new gun laws

A funny thing happened during the current national scream that Congress must do something about gun violence. A Republican lawmaker made a common-sense statement about the limits of government and the left went nuts. Then, wonder of wonders, a Washington Post fact-checker agreed with him. …

Read More »

Social Services investigated Florida shooter two years ago

The more we learn about the background and history of the Florida school shooter, the more disturbing the picture becomes, raising additional questions about whether or not it would have been possible to prevent the attack. We already heard that the police had been to …

Read More »

Sunday morning talking heads

Until around noon on Friday there was no question what the lead topic of today’s Sunday shows would be. Then Bob Mueller threw the media a curveball by indicting 13 Russians for interference in the 2016 campaign and TV bookers had to scramble. The star …

Read More »

Pelosi keynotes Houston Democrats annual fundraiser, Hillary phones it in

I thought the sky was a little darker than usual Friday night as the rain fell. Sure enough, I learned that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) swooped into Houston to raise some money for Democrats as the keynote speaker during their annual fundraising dinner. …

Read More »

CNN legal analyst: ‘Strong probability’ Russia handed Trump the presidency

CNN currently has this opinion piece near the top of its homepage. The headline, “Mueller tells a compelling story of Russian intrigue that was designed to elect Trump,” is a bit toned down but the actual piece argues that Mueller’s indictment proves Russia probably handed …

Read More »

As expected, Trump’s visit to a Florida hospital was criticized by the media

Last night I wrote a brief post about President Trump’s visit to a Florida hospital which treated some of the students injured in the Parkland shooting. I said that Trump’s effort wouldn’t satisfy progressives and sure enough the Washington Post published a story last night which …

Read More »

Send this to a friend