Allahpundit Is a Pussy – We Good Now?
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Let’s start election day off right, with Trump repeating a fan who called Ted Cruz a “pussy” over waterboarding « Hot Air The best part of this is watching some Trump fans this morning trying to do damage control by … Continue reading

Math Is Hard For Allahpundit
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Fox News debate draws higher ratings than the last debate, but still second-lowest of the cycle « Hot Air As it is, him pulling a quarter of Fox’s audience is roughly proportional (maybe a bit less at this point) to … Continue reading

You Say Whackjob, I Say Wacko, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
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Trump on Cruz: The establishment is rallying to me because other senators think Cruz is a “whack job” « Hot Air Even the establishment’s favorite son would have avoided a term like “whack job” for Cruz, partly because it’s overly … Continue reading

Hardly Worth Mocking, Lately
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Trump: “Let’s get to be a little establishment. We’ve got to get things done folks, OK?” « Hot Air Never mind Trump. He can count on his cult of personality to forgive him anything, and the rest of the primary … Continue reading

Argle Bargle Watch
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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad: Cruz delenda est; Update: Establishment Republicans are reaching out to me, says Trump « Hot Air That’s a lot of fire from a lot of different directions. Cruz fans laugh all of this off as meaningless, … Continue reading

The Daily Allahpundit Roast
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Trump: Ted Cruz is a nasty guy whom no one likes — and I might sue him myself over his eligibility « Hot Air The real calculus for Trump is how many voters would be pissed off at him for … Continue reading

Allahpundit Dives Deeper Into the TDS Tank For Cruz
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Trump now leads Rubio and Cruz in prediction markets to win the GOP nomination « Hot Air An hors d’oeuvre to whet your appetite for tonight’s debate. Good news for the guy who’s led nearly every poll for seven months: … Continue reading

Very Hot Gas at the Wishcasting Place
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New Hampshire: Trump 29, Rubio 15, Christie 11, Kasich 11, Bush 10, Cruz 10 « Hot Air And just like clockwork, there goes Allahputz dumpster-diving down among the second-third choice cross-tab entrails of this poll to prove – prove, I … Continue reading

You Asked
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Has the Christie moment arrived? « Hot Air No.  Next question? … Continue reading

News From Pathetic Poopsicle Central
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The Myth of the Fragile College Student — Science of Us The true story of college students and mental health has to do with a hollowing out of the United States’ mental-health services, with overtaxed counseling centers, with a fundamental … Continue reading

Amazing Secret Revealed: Hooey Comes In Multiple Flavors
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The Deployment Age | Reaction Wheel A couple of weeks ago James Gross, co-founder of Percolate, had me speak at their Transition conference. I talked about Carlota Perez, her theories, and the transition to the deployment period that we are currently undergoing. The … Continue reading

Neocon Whackadoodle David French Tries to Blow Ruling Class Smoke Up America’s Ass – Again
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Syrian Defense Policy — Obama Administration Changes Tactics | National Review Online There is no easy answer to the Syrian crisis, and now that Putin has deployed in force, there may be no short or medium-term answers at all. There … Continue reading

Look Down. If You See a Penis, Go to the Men’s Room
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Houston transgender bathroom bill debate centers on differing definitions of ‘men’ – Washington Times HOUSTON — The noisy debate over this city’s Proposition 1 has centered on whether it would allow men to use women’s public restrooms, which boils down … Continue reading

Once Again, Hot Gas Analyzes Fantasy Rather Than Actual Matchups
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Pew poll: Trump leads GOP field by nine as Jeb Bush crashes into sixth place with … four percent « Hot Air The question is, what parts of the GOP base that have been turning out for elections might stay … Continue reading

Police State Horseshit
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Assaulted Alabama detective feared being labeled a racist « Hot Air Was there anyone with two working brain cells to rub together who was really surprised by this story? Is there anybody with two working brain cells who actually believes … Continue reading

Jizz: Bad Deal for America, or Black Eye From Collapse of Deal: I Just Can’t Make Up My Mind
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Has Obama bailed out on the pan-Pacific trade deal? « Hot Air In some ways I would likely be happier to simply see the US “give up and walk away” rather than giving away the farm to these other nations. … Continue reading

Privacy
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Why privatizing marriage would be a disaster Today, the idea of privatizing marriage is gaining popularity. But it is an incoherent concept that, if anything, will actually increase — not decrease — government interference in marriage. At the most basic … Continue reading

Trump’s Been an Announced Candidate For Two Whole Weeks And He Hasn’t Quite Remade the Entire GOP Field Yet – What a Failure!
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GOP Rep: Trump might be a Democratic plant to help Hillary « Hot Air Michael Warren notes that none of the top-tier GOP candidates have lost any ground to Hillary since Trump started ranting about rapists. And if the idea … Continue reading

Must Be a Slow News Day at WaPo – Time to Break Out the Men’s Skirts
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WashPost Hails Women’s Clothes on Men: ‘The End of Gender Is Near’ That might seem true on a runway in New York or Paris or Milan. But to look at lacy men’s dress shirts and suits that look like turquoise-blue … Continue reading

Science In the Idiocracy
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Detecting a Coming Betrayal – Pacific Standard Researchers use transcripts from online Diplomacy games to identify signs of imminent betrayal. I dunno.  This just sounds like more silly bullshit to me.  … Continue reading

Huckster Piles It Deeper and Higher
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Huckabee: If Obama WH Can Put Up Rainbow Lights, Don’t Complain If I Put Up Nativity | Mediaite Mike Huckabee isn’t particularly thrilled about the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, even going so far as to declare people should … Continue reading

Ed Morrissey: Asking the Wrong People The Wrong Questions For the Wrong Reasons
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Politico: Has not the time come for polygamy, social liberals? « Hot Air This didn’t take long, did it? Faster than one can say “slippery slope,” quicker than the echoes of Chief Justice John Roberts’ warnings on the subject could … Continue reading

The Latest Load of Horseshit From Reason
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Why the GOP’s Rainbow Presidential Lineup Won’t Solve its Minority Problem – Reason.com And the reason is that the GOP has a knack for zeroing in on unpopular minority candidates who lack broad appeal in their own communities and are … Continue reading

Teach Women Not to Lie About Rape
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Police: Arroyo Trail sexual assault reports were a hoax | KRON4.com LIVERMORE (KRON) — Police say that the victim who reported being sexually assaulted during a hike in Livermore admitted it was a hoax. The 29-year-old woman told police she … Continue reading

Another Big-Government “Compassionate” SoCon No-Hoper Joining Race
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Oh yes: Huckabee’s in « Hot Air His problem in 2008 was ending up pigeonholed as a one-trick evangelical pony, a guy whose southern socially conservative appeal was so narrow that he couldn’t carry it over to similar demographics who … Continue reading

The Latest Hot Gas Horse Race Fantasy
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Just how big of a problem is Bernie Sanders going to be for Hillary Clinton? « Hot Air No problem whatsoever. You Hot Gassers are all enamored of how much money a candidate has raised, because apparently that’s your metric … Continue reading

Wait a minute….
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This Maya Angelou stamp flap intrigues me, because the more I dug into it, the more confusing things became — not so much about the stamp, which is just a garden-variety bureaucratic blunder, but about Dr. Angelou. To recap the … Continue reading

Or How About This?
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ATF director resigns, out in 11 days « Hot Air Supposedly Jones is heading to the NFL, but that wouldn’t explain the rush to get out the door. Normally, a bureau chief would give more than  11 days’ notice on … Continue reading

Yeah, Sure, Whatever, Hot Gasser
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Boehner to Hillary: It’s time for you to turn over your server to a third party « Hot Air Oh, great.  Now Allahpundit is pretending that he believes the hard drives from that server haven’t been sleeping with the fishes … Continue reading

Sarah Hoyt: Condescending Bullshit, Or Surrender?
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Cake or Death? | According To Hoyt For my pains I was told I’m an “incrementalist” and that I respect authority and that I am mushy and that haven’t I seen that Boehner is the worst thing evah, evah, and … Continue reading

Self-serving Horseshit From the WordPress People
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“Straight Pride” group slapped with $25K fine for DMCA claim against blogger | Ars Technica Few people had cared about Straight Pride UK, but Hotham’s complaints about the removal of his work touched a nerve. Articles went up in The Guardian, TechCrunch, and … Continue reading

Your Morning Eruption of Hot Gas
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Republican power brokers think Scott Walker just isn’t ready. Do they have a point? « Hot Air “If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the globe,” Walker said of ISIS. “That is a terrible … Continue reading

In Extended Farce, Emily Miller Gets D.C. CCW Permit
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Video: DC reporter gets carry permit « Hot Air The second question – and it’s one which the reporter asks herself – is why her? Why was she selected to be one of less than a dozen and a half … Continue reading