• For A Serious, Purpose-Driven Select Committee

    For A Serious, Purpose-Driven Select Committee

    When Speaker Boehner finally announced that the murder of four Americans on a 9/11 anniversary warranted an investigation by a Select Committee of the House of Representatives it was only after undeniable evidence of a cover-up emerged –in the form of a long covered-up White House email from within 72…

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  • Benghazi and the “Blue Collar Conservative”

    The transcript of my conversation with CNN's Jake Tapper about Jay Carney's “obfuscation” is here, and that of press secretaries past and present with Mark Steyn is here. I'll be talking Benghazi with former United States Senator and once (and future?) presidential candidate Rick Santorum tonight at 7 at the…

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  • The Armed Services YMCA

    The Armed Services YMCA

    The month of May ends with Memorial Day but I use the month to salute and celebrate all the various organizations serving the men and women in the military. Today Captain Mike Landers (USNA Ret) and General Don Infante (MG USA Ret) join me to talk about the Armed Services…

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  • Political Lawfare And The 2014 Elections

    With a wave of the pen –actually, 90 pages of waving– U.S. Federal District Judge Lynne Adleman in Milwaukee struck down Wisconsin's three year old voter identification law on Tuesday. As The Atlantic's Andrew Cohen noted yesterday “[i]t is far from certain that the ruling will withstand review by the…

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  • The GOP And The Manhattan-Beltway Press

    A few years back, Darrell Issa decided it would be a good idea to let The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza have complete access to him for the purposes of a portrait for The New Yorker. A young press aide, Kurt Bardella, made this call and sold Issa on the strategy.…

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  • BuzzFeed’s McKay Coppins On Hillary And Paul Ryan

    HH: I begin today with McKay Coppins of BuzzFeed. McKay has a new article on Paul Ryan – “Paul Ryan's Inner City Education.” And it's a terrific piece worth reading, I'm going to argue about some parts of it, but I linked it over at Hughhewitt.com. McKay, welcome, great to…

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  • Paul Ryan And The GOP Bench

    Interesting Buzzfeed profile of Paul Ryan by McKay Coppins, with a walk-on role by Mike Pence. I'll have McKay on today to discuss it. Probably not Chairman Ryan however, who seems increasingly estranged from talk radio. Coppins didn't mention that the program Ryan was on when he sparkled some controversy…

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  • The Best Draft Guide

    The Best Draft Guide

    The season of the NFL Draft is in full swing. You'll need a scorecard to figure out who is who and the skinny on those your club picks up (or pretends to want to draft.) CBSSports.com' Dane Bruglar had by far the best prediction record in the draft last year,…

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