Tag Archives: HotAir

It’s happening. Spain moves to remove Catalonian leadership, take control

What was only a limited worry just a few weeks ago in Spain has now blown up into a full constitutional crisis. The New York Times reports that the Prime Minister of Spain has concluded deliberations on the question of Catalonian independence and will move …

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Jemele Hill: ‘After my Donald Trump tweets I deserved that suspension’

ESPN host Jemele Hill was suspended for two weeks after suggesting various ways in which upset fans could boycott the Dallas Cowboys. Today TMZ Sports caught up with her and asked about her ongoing relationship with ESPN: “Me and ESPN are fine,” Hill said. Asked …

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Despite denials, Baltimore jail has received many ICE detainer requests

There’s been a very inconsistent message coming out of the state of Maryland in general and the City of Baltimore in particular when it comes to the question of cooperation with federal immigration officials and the detention of illegal aliens. Governor Hogan’s office has appeared …

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Steve Bannon: “There has not been a more destructive presidency than George Bush’s”

A little taste from last night’s stemwinder to California Republicans. An LA Times reporter tried to capture the mood inside: The crowd at #CAGOP17 just booed George W. Bush and John McCain. “Hang him!” one man yelled about McCain. — Seema Mehta (@LATSeema) October 21, …

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Maduro’s Venezuela: Maybe we should do those five elections my party lost over

Last week we looked at the highly dubious (to say the least) regional elections which just took place in Venezuela. Regional governors and municipal leaders were selected in the 21 Venezuelan states and, almost miraculously, the ruling socialist party of Nicolas Maduro managed to win …

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How “the mob” shut down an MA coffee shop over anti-police sentiments

Reading a column from the Boston Globe’s Yvonne Abraham this morning, I was left with some conflicted feelings. She’s describing the rather sad story of the White Rose Coffeehouse in Lynn, Massachusetts, owned by one Kato Mele. The shop attracted some unwanted attention recently when …

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WHO picks who as its “World Health Ambassador”?

And people wonder why multilateral organizations suffer from such poor reputations as mouthpieces for dictators and kleptocrats. The World Health Organization routinely selects celebrities and other well-known people to serve as “ambassadors” for the advancement of health and human rights. This week, WHO chose a …

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Portland deputies investigated for… cooperating with ICE

This is a story which has been percolating for the better part of a year, but is finally reaching a resolution. Out in the Portland, Oregon area, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s department has been investigating a number of their deputies for alleged misbehavior last winter. …

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Pelosi needs to stay as Leader because there’s too many Y chromosomes around

Is Nancy Pelosi planning on stepping aside as House Minority Leader to make way for some younger, fresh talent, brimming with Berniecrat and Warrentastic pedigree? Not any time soon, folks. She’s being hit with the question on a regular basis, particularly after the Democrats’ spectacular …

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UC Santa Cruz: Far left students disrupt college Republicans meeting, get arrested

Last Sunday the College Republican at UC Santa Cruz held their usual meeting at the school’s McHenry Library in a room they had reserved for that purpose. But their meeting was disrupted by a group of far-left students who came in and began shouting. From …

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