Author Archive: Mike Rathbone

Hey, I Voted For Steelman

Aug 19, 2012 | | 49 Comments » | 3 Trackbacks | Abortion

Amateur Hour at the Romney Campaign

Aug 8, 2012 | | 12 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Elections

Why Pawlenty would NOT be the best pick for VP

Aug 2, 2012 | | 15 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Elections

An actual Dark Knight Rises review (spoiler-alert!)

Jul 20, 2012 | | 6 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Culture

Stop Putting Eric Fehrnstrom on T.V. (and other unsolicited advice)

Jul 8, 2012 | | 11 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Elections

Contra Tina: I Prefer Jindal

Jun 22, 2012 | | 30 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Politicians

No More Gimmicks: Axe the Corporate Income Tax!

Jun 22, 2012 | | 6 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Economics

Break up the Banks!

Jun 4, 2012 | | 4 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks

Naked man who chewed off other man’s face could be a zombie (not really)!

May 29, 2012 | | 8 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | End of Life Issues

I Am Not Alone On The Dome

May 23, 2012 | | No Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Cronyism

The Great Coming Out Party… DC Edition!

May 21, 2012 | | 8 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Culture

Campaign Memorandum I: Appendix A

May 20, 2012 | | 2 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Elections

Campaign Memorandum I: Some Initial Strategic and Tactical Considerations

May 20, 2012 | | 3 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks

Episode IV: A New Dome

May 19, 2012 | | 1 Comment » | 0 Trackbacks | Cronyism

Well, he came out and said it.

May 9, 2012 | | 6 Comments » | 1 Trackbacks

Oh Just Come Out and Say It!

May 7, 2012 | | 7 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Culture

Greece Votes to Bail on the Bailout?

May 6, 2012 | | 3 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Economics

Our Long National Nightmare is Over…Pujols gets his first.

May 6, 2012 | | 3 Comments » | 0 Trackbacks | Economics

HotAir — Politics, Culture, Media, 2017, Breaking News from a conservative viewpoint

A “cryptic” warning to Bashar al-Assad?

Jazz Shaw Jun 27, 2017 8:01 AM
Top Pick

The three strikes rule may be in effect

CNN reporters resign over retracted story

John Sexton Jun 26, 2017 9:21 PM
Top Pick

“The individuals all stated that they accepted responsibility and wanted to resign.”

Federalism’s greatest champion is now …

Ed Morrissey Jun 26, 2017 8:41 PM

“In the end, we’re a democracy.”

“Almost all controversial speech harms people, upsets or offends them…”

Obama: Back home again in Indonesia

Andrew Malcolm Jun 26, 2017 7:21 PM

The call to prayer and eating dog.

Testing the waters.

“primarily because the penalty for not having insurance would be eliminated.”

“If I were a Seattle lawmaker, I would be thinking hard about the $15 an hour phase-in.”

Days of future past

“Not only are taxpayers footing the bill, but people are dying unnecessarily because of this.”

Israel settles who can stand where at the Western Wall

Andrew Malcolm Jun 26, 2017 3:21 PM

Women to the right, men to the left.

Look on the bright side. There’s less snow in the summer

Big win … but for how long?

“Several Russian cities have unveiled monuments to Stalin in recent months.”

Massive disappointment

Emboldened conservative wing?

It’s more about the powers of the Presidency at this point

A second look at paper ballots?

Jazz Shaw Jun 26, 2017 10:41 AM

Low tech solutions to high tech crime

No extra beatings required, thanks

A “”massive, massive f*** up…”

This is totally amazing!

McConnell may not get his wish on health care vote

Taylor Millard Jun 25, 2017 7:31 PM

Senate leadership wants a vote this week, others say, “Negative, Ghost Rider.”

Helping others without the government.

“…the reality is the reality.”

These kiosks don’t make $15 per hour or need benefits

Going for the record

“We will answer them on the field”

Taking it to the limit

Sunday morning talking heads

Jazz Shaw Jun 25, 2017 8:01 AM

Health care and tweeting and Russia, oh my!

Will they stay or will they go?

I can’t imagine what I was thinking when I said that

Rocking the boat majorly

Big government never contracts. It only grows more powerful

It’s only a “ban” until it becomes inconvenient

The decline and fall of Obamacare and the AHCA

Jazz Shaw Jun 24, 2017 8:31 AM

This was all over before it began

Fixing crime in America is a complicated issue

Taylor Millard Jun 23, 2017 8:31 PM

Cops alone won’t solve it.

Victim’s father was President Maduro’s supervisor back when he was a bus driver.

Democrats forgot all about the “era of good feelings”