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  • Former US ambassador to Syria: I couldn’t defend US policy any longer

    06/03/2014 12:56:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/03/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    US Ambassador Robert Ford resigned from his State Department post a month ago, after a long and difficult time as the envoy to Syria. Ford showed great personal courage in his service while Bashar al-Assad instigated attacks on Western embassies and eventually provoked a massive civil war which has turned into a regional threat, thanks to the collapse of his power in large regions of Syria. The collapse of American policy in Syria over the past year was presumed to have prompted Ford’s departure, which he confirms with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview today.This is interesting for more...
  • Video: Jimmy Fallon pokes fun at Obama with … Sarah Palin?

    04/03/2014 8:35:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/03/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Maybe Jimmy Fallon really does want to follow Jay Leno’s tradition of full-political-spectrum comedy. Earlier this week, Fallon ripped Barack Obama for his victory lap on ObamaCare, and last night he invited Sarah Palin to join him in this four-minute mockfest of Obama’s foreign-policy acumen. Palin is a good sport here, joking about the unusual names of her children at one point, but the subtext throughout this is that Palin was smart enough to see through Vladimir Putin — and Obama wasn’t. Watch for a cameo from “Obama” near the end (via Katie Pavlich): CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE...
  • Poll: New Koch attack ads not exactly selling in battleground states

    03/25/2014 3:12:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/25/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Democrats have conducted a full-court press in North Carolina, not against Republicans or a GOP candidate, but against two libertarian billionaire brothers. Just as Harry Reid demonized David and Charles Koch on the Senate floor and the Democratic Party got four Pinocchios for its own attack two weeks ago, the party started flooding some battleground states with fundraising pitches and attack ads going after the Koch brothers for their free-market activism. National Journal looks at a non-partisan poll and calls the strategy a flop — at least for now: After absorbing millions of dollars in outside spending from groups connected...
  • Chuck Schumer: NY-9 is just too darn Jewish for Democrats now

    09/14/2011 6:38:32 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 76 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | SEPTEMBER 14, 2011 | JAZZ SHAW
    Earlier today, Ed Morrissey pointed out what could have been a record breaking attempt at spinning a loss in New York’s 9th congressional district by DNC chair Debby Wasserman Schultz. It was an heroic effort, I’ll admit, and one for the ages. But never to be outdone, former holder of the 9th district seat and current Empire State Senator Chuck Schumer may have managed to top her. Why did the Democrats lose this race in a part of town where they hold a 3-1 registration advantage? Well, at least in part, because the district has just become too darned Jewish.
  • The Bibi Report *4theofJuly special* on US-Israel unbreakable bond w/Ed Morrissey

    07/04/2011 6:12:05 PM PDT · by jacobny · 2 replies
    The Bibi Report Radio ^ | 07/04/11 | JacobNY
    Israeli's and Americans alike celebrate the 235th independence day of the USA - the light for freddom and Liberty. Eric and Jacob will discuss the unbreakabke bond between the US and Israel, and how to maintian and preserve that genuine realtionship andm utual support in these challenging times. Exclusive interview with Ed Morrissey, one of the top Conservative bloggers and talk show radio host, on his recent first visit to Israel, his perspective on the US-Israel governments relations, and give his analysis on split of the Jewish vote in the upcoming race for the White House in 2012. New Monthly...
  • Rush Limbaugh introduces Ed Morrissey: CPAC's "Blogger Of The Year"!

    02/19/2010 12:16:55 PM PST · by iloveamerica1980 · 5 replies · 424+ views
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 2-19-10 | James
    Ed Morrissey of hotair.com is introduced by Rush Limbaugh at CPAC to the tune of "You're simply the best" by the lovely & gracious Tina Turner! Ed is follically challenged by choice but wears it well! (If you don't know it by now, you can watch CPAC here free: http://www.ustream.tv/cpac)
  • Video: Ziegler, Uyger debate about Sarah Palin

    12/12/2009 11:10:04 PM PST · by Joy Angela · 6 replies · 927+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Dec 11, 2009 | Ed Morrissey
    It’s a 26-minute debate that John Ziegler describes to me as “an educated and civil discussion” with Young Turks host Cenk Uyger, and he’s right. Cenk lets John talk and addresses his points openly, and avoids the kind of shout-downs that usually happens at MS-NBC (and always happen there with John). In fact, both Cenk and John have a spirited conversation full of diametrically-opposed opinions and irreconcilable points of view, but the tone remains professional and friendly throughout. Kudos to both for a great discussion, but it raises a question: if Cenk can exhibit this much professionalism with such a...
  • Join Us Today On The Ed Morrissey’s Show – Postponed

    11/24/2009 8:38:23 AM PST · by Biggirl · 230+ views
    http://www.radioviceonline.com ^ | November 24, 2009 | Jim Vicevich
    Update: Jim Vicevich needs to postpone the interview with Ed Morrissey. Stay tuned when it gets posted with the new date and time. Note: Jim needs to postpone this interview with Ed originally scheduled for today. That does not mean you should not check out Ed’s show!I’ll be a guest on The Ed Morrissey Show tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 23) at 3:30 p.m. ET. Ed’s been a guest on my show a few times and I’m excited to talk with Ed and his Internet audience. Join us for the fun. To listen to Ed’s show, you can head over to Hot...
  • The Tax Preparation Industry

    10/15/2009 10:01:13 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 6 replies · 573+ views
    Campus Report ^ | October 15, 2009 | Allie Winegar Duzett
    The Tax Preparation Industry Allie Winegar Duzett, October 15, 2009 Can you believe that it can cost you more to pay your taxes than you actually pay in taxes? “Last year, Americans spent more than $250 billion on tax preparation,” Ed Morrissey of HotAir.com told the audience at the Americans for Prosperity (AFP) summit on Defending the American Dream, held on October 3, 2009. “It costs us twice as much to comply with the tax code as it costs us in taxes, total,” Morrissey asserted, illustrating his point that our current tax system is “ridiculous.” “Ironically, what prompted our Founding...
  • MSNBC Duo Engage in Screaming Match with "Attorney" for the "Birther" Movement - Video 8/3/09

    08/03/2009 8:44:58 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 10 replies · 946+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 3, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video today of MSNBC's David Schuster getting into a complete screaming match with who he called the attorney for the "birther" movement. I must say everyone involved in this knock-down-drag-out was pathetic. Schuster and the co-host repeatedly called the woman "crazy" and "crank" and never really gave her a chance to speak. However, the attorney did not really come across as believable as well, though she was harassed the entire segment. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Birthers and Truthers: The Political Calculus (Birthers Crazy but 9/11 Conspirators Okay).

    08/03/2009 7:55:36 AM PDT · by broken_arrow1 · 27 replies · 1,224+ views
    American Thinker ^ | August 03, 2009 | Tom Suhadolnik
    The Left and the MSM are filled with stories about the "crazy" Republican base melting down regarding where Obama was born. Politico gives us a quantitative view of the political battle space with this Daily KOS/Research Poll on July 31, 2009. A whopping 58 percent of Republicans either think Barack Obama wasn't born in the US (28 percent) or aren't sure (30 percent). A mere 42 percent think he was. Stories about similar "crazy" Democrats during the Bush presidency never made it much past the right side of the blogosphere. Rasmussen published this poll May 04, 2007. Democrats in America...
  • Fake Obama Kenya birth certificate?

    08/02/2009 4:56:30 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 1,189 replies · 76,154+ views
    And then one of our moderators spotted this: http://www.scribd.com/doc/18018714/Fake-Obama-Kenya-birth-certificate It has several clues, but also there's this question: Who is E. F. Lavender? http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=earth+friendly+lavender&aq=f&oq=&aqi Earth Friendly Lavender detergent?
  • “Americans love Pepsi-Cola, we love death” (on Islamic Terrorism ... great read)

    03/04/2008 5:38:25 AM PST · by jdm · 63 replies · 733+ views
    Hot Air ^ | March 04, 2008 | by Ed Morrissey
    Not long ago, my son and I had a dinner argument over the war against radical Islamist terrorism. He’s a brilliant academic, about to enter graduate school for either math, physics, or both, but he sometimes gets trapped in his rationalism — which, to be honest, isn’t exactly the worst thing a father could wish for his son. He insisted that violence only made the problem worse, and that we had to find a negotiated settlement with Islamist terrorists.Alan Dershowitz had an answer for that in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. In an essay entitled “Worshippers of Death,” Dershowitz argued that...
  • The Road Goes Ever On ("Captain's Quarters" closing - Ed will be writing for Michelle Malkin)

    02/25/2008 7:19:52 AM PST · by jdm · 15 replies · 127+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Feb. 25, 2008 | by Ed Morrissey
    Today brings exciting news and an end to a time in my life that has proven far more successful than I ever dreamed. Beginning on March 1, I will begin working for Michelle Malkin, a friend, mentor, and writer I have long admired. She has offered me a position as writer at Hot Air, and my blogging will appear exclusively there. That means that I will close out Captain’s Quarters sometime in March. This saddens me, as it has become my ever-ready home and because of the terrific community it has generated. I hope that the CapQ community comes with...
  • U.S. Blog Blows Open Canadian Corruption Scandal - (Ed Morrissey,Captn's Qtrs had inside source!)

    05/31/2005 8:13:59 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 7 replies · 805+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | MAY 31, 2005 | SHERRIE GOSSETT
    In one of the most dramatic stories to date of blogger influence, an American blogger listed the details of inflammatory testimony in a Canadian government corruption case-testimony that was under a publication ban enacted by the judge. Soon the blogger's website was inundated with hundreds of thousands of hits from Canadians hungry for information, but shut out of the story by the ban. It was a unique case of a lone blogger disseminating information the media were unable to publish. Ed Morrissey, the writer of Captain's Quarters blog, started reporting on the testimony on April 2 in an entry titled...
  • EASONGATE: A RETROSPECTIVE (Standout Bloggers On The Story!!)

    02/12/2005 4:51:47 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 111 replies · 2,566+ views
    MichelleMalkin.com ^ | February 11, 2005 10:56 PM | By Michelle Malkin
    For those of us in the information business, this is truly an earth-shaking time. Who would have imagined that the downfall of one of the world's most powerful news executives would be precipitated by an ordinary citizen blogging his eyewitness report at Davos in the wee hours of the morning on Jan. 27? It's simply stunning. The courage of Rony Abovitz cannot be overstated. This ordinary American citizen raised his voice at an international forum of media and political heavyweights--also attended by Europe's most influential America-haters--and demanded that Eason Jordan back up his poisonous assertion about the American military targeting...