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The Power Line Show, Episode 9: Jay Cost on Political Corruption

(Joe Malchow) The gang assembled to tape Episode 9 of the Power Line Show this afternoon. I couldn’t make it, but Steve, Paul and Scott all turned up. Their guest was Jay Cost, author of A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption. Show More Summary

Muslim Refugee from Somalia Is Latest Terrorist on FBI Most Wanted List

US refugee from Somalia, Liban Haji Mohamed, is the latest Muslim added to the FBI Most Wanted Terrorists list. Not only did Liban Haji Mohamed choose to go to Somalia to fight with al Shabaab, he also took a prominent … Continue reading ?

The Power Line Show, Episode 8: Exploring Contemporary Conservative Political Philosophy

(John Hinderaker) This afternoon we recorded an extraordinary edition of the Power Line Show: Steve Hayward and Scott Johnson talking about two of the towering conservative intellects of their generation, Harry Jaffa and Walter Berns, life-long allies and antagonists who died on the same day earlier this month. Show More Summary

STEVEN TELES: Nudge, or Shove? Cass Sunstein’s ‘libertarian paternalism’ doesn’t just soun…

STEVEN TELES: Nudge, or Shove? Cass Sunstein’s ‘libertarian paternalism’ doesn’t just sound oxymoronic; it actually is. Liberalism deserves more forthright advocacy. Libertarian paternalism seeks to authorize a very wide range of tools...Show More Summary

The Power Line Show, Episode 7: Claire Berlinski Reporting From Paris

(John Hinderaker) Journalist and novelist Claire Berlinski was a witness to the Charlie Hebdo attack and has followed subsequent events from her home in Paris. We caught up with her an hour or two ago to get her impressions of the last few days, and what they will mean for French society, law enforcement and anti-terror efforts. Show More Summary

The Power Line Show: Episode 6

(Joe Malchow) Last night, a partial Power Line crew–Steve and I–got together to talk over the news of the day. We picked up where Scott’s explosive interview with Sharyl Attkisson left off, and went on to talk about the rebellion that...Show More Summary

We Interview Sharyl Attkisson, She Has Bombshell Announcement: New Lawsuits Against Obama Administration

(John Hinderaker) Today we interviewed Sharyl Attkisson, author of Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation and Harassment in Obama’s Washington. It was a great interview, conducted by Scott. Ms. Show More Summary

Power Line Show Episode 4: Happy New Year’s Eve Eve!

(Joe Malchow) This afternoon Steve, Paul and I got together to bid farewell to 2014 and usher in the new year. We talked about some of the major news stories of the past twelve months, and made bold predictions for 2015 (in my case, the demise of Obamacare). I think you will find the show entertaining. You can play it right here: Or you can click here to download Episode 4 and

Marco Rubio on Cuba

(John Hinderaker) This morning on the Laura Ingraham show, I talked with Senator Marco Rubio about the Obama administration’s overture toward Castro’s Cuban dictatorship. It is a good interview, I think. Among other things, it focuses...Show More Summary

Will Immigration Swing New Hampshire to the GOP?

(John Hinderaker) In New Hampshire, Scott Brown has pulled into a statistical dead heat with incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen. Brown is not a staunch conservative on every issue; if he were, he would not be competitive in purple New Hampshire. Show More Summary

Meet Mike McFadden

(John Hinderaker) Tonight we recorded a special edition of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience: an interview with Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden. McFadden is challenging Al Franken in Minnesota. This morning he and Franken had their first debate of the campaign, in Duluth. Show More Summary

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 75: Friday Night Fights

(John Hinderaker) Last night Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 74 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. No guests this week, just Brian and I riffing on the most controversial news stories of the day. If you haven’t listened to our podcasts until now, you may want to give it a try. Show More Summary

Our Whiny President, on the Radio

(John Hinderaker) Seth Leibsohn was formerly Bill Bennett’s producer and now has his own radio show in Phoenix. He enjoyed my post Our Whiny President and asked me to come on the radio to talk about it. As it turned out, we discussed some other things too, like country music and the Minnesota Senate race. It was a fun couple of segments; here it is:

7th Circuit reinstates Wisconsin voter ID law.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.After blogging this morning about the impending oral argument — here — I listed to it — here — all the way to the end where the state asks the court to reinstate the law today, and I look and see...Show More Summary

Atheist churches.

I found out about atheist church today. I was listening to the oral argument in the 7th Circuit in a case called Freedom From Religion Foundation v. Jacob Lew, about a federal income tax provision that lets religious ministers exclude their housing allowance. Show More Summary

The 7th Circuit panel seemed quite skeptical of the federal court's place interfering with the John Doe investigation.

I've listened to the oral argument, here, and here's Patrick Marley's report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel."I don't understand why the federal courts at the micro-level would be brought in," said Diane Wood, chief judge of the U.S. Show More Summary

Shock: CNN's Lemon Strongly Hints Islam is 'More Violent' Than Other Religions

Don Lemon surprisingly shot down a common moral equivalency argument in defense of the Islamic faith during a panel discussion on Wednesday's CNN Tonight. Lemon asked, "Is Islam a more violent religion than other faiths?" When CNN analyst...Show More Summary

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