Tag Archives: HotAir

Remember that California single payer plan? Yeah… never mind.

Earlier this month we reported that California was in a bit of a quandary. They were bound and determined to have a single payer health plan for their citizens no matter what the Republicans wanted to do on the national level. And by golly, they …

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Mattis to decide on delay in transgender enlistment

The various branches of the United States military have once again asked for a delay in beginning to accept the enlistment of new recruits who “identify” as transgender. A previous request for a two year delay was shot down, but now the new Secretary of …

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In Murr V. Wisconsin, SCOTUS deals another blow to the Fifth Amendment

A number of sane people around the commentariat have been up in arms over the recent decision handed down by the Supreme Court in Murr v. Wisconsin. And with very, very good reason. We’ve dealt with this case here before as it’s played out through …

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And here’s MSNBC’s Morning Joe throwing the wet blanket on Democratic 2018 hopes

Even if Democrat Jon Ossoff was able to win the Georgia special election over Republican Karen Handel, it wouldn’t have really been a win. A shot of enthusiasm to the Democratic party, yes—but it’s not a win that the so-called Resistance will be able to …

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California “bans” state travel to even more states over LGBT issues

Ah, California. Is there nothing you can’t make more ideological with every passing week? In the Golden State’s latest effort to prove that they’re really not interested in being part of the rest of the nation, California’s state government – which viciously opposes President Trump’s …

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The decline and fall of Obamacare and the AHCA

The new Senate health care bill (not to be confused with the AHCA) was finally unveiled this week by Republicans in the upper chamber. It led to an immediate round of cheers and bipartisan support coming from… almost nobody. It was something of a given …

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Fixing crime in America is a complicated issue

Jazz has a pretty good piece looking at why more cops on the street isn’t a bad thing. His premise is based along a The Washington Post op-ed by Danielle Allen looking at the U.S.’ prison population, and the fact President Donald Trump is promising …

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Dems say goodbye to truce, use inflammatory rhetoric against GOP healthcare

After the shooting of Steve Scalise, political leaders of both major parties urged the ending of hateful rhetoric political rhetoric. But as soon as Senate Republicans introduced their draft healthcare bill,  Democrats forgot all about the “era of good feelings” and began to use inflammatory …

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Jane Sanders lawyers up over college financing investigation

Last month Ed wrote about the investigation into possible financial mismanagement of a small, and now defunct, college in Vermont. Jane Sanders, Bernie Sanders’ wife, took over the college with big plans for expanding the campus and bringing in more students. What actually happened is …

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22-year-old shot dead in the street by Venezuelan police

A 22-year-old medical student was shot at point blank range by Venezuelan military police Thursday. The entire incident was caught on video. From CNN: In a shocking video, a protester is seen hurling what appear to be rocks over a fence at La Carlota airbase. …

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