John Hinderaker

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Steven Hayward guest posts at Power Line after Paul Mirengoff's resignation

    Steven Hayward loves monster trucks.​Paul Mirengoff figured it was okay to trash Indian spiritual beliefs and Mexicans when he complained on the Power Line blog about a Yaqui prayer delivered at the memorial service for the Tucson shooting victims. But he also trashed his law firm's reputation a ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Michele Bachmann shoots from the lip: A timeline of the congresswoman's incendiary statements

    ​Rep. Gabrielle Giffords barely survived a massacre in Tucson on Saturday, after gunman Jared Lee Loughner opened fire on her and a crowd of supporters and staff. Six people died in the attack, including a judge and a 9-year-old girl. Many more were injured. And now there have been calls for ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    Bachmann fancies herself a "foreign correspondent on enemy lines"

    If we had to come up with one reason to love Rep. Michele Bachmann, it would be her never-ending ability to pull out money quotes that dumb down all of Washington politics to elementary concepts.

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    April 15, 2008
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    September 13, 2006

    Local bloggers on last night's primary wins and losses

    Minnesota bloggers across the political spectrum are chiming in on the outcomes of yesterday's primary election. Not surpisingly, the chatter was focused on Rep. Keith Ellison's victory in the 5th Congressional District DFL primary.

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    August 25, 2006

    8/25 Morning Communiqué

    Conservatives want hotel pornos nixed, India suspects pesticides in their soft drinks, no evolutionary biology for recipients of fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2006

    Do the young folk really hate Amy Klobuchar?

    In her role as Hennepin County attorney, Amy Klobuchar has probably alienated a good number of youthful offenders. That's the fate of any prosecutor. But if you believe the results of the Star Tribune's latest Minnesota Poll, Klobuchar's problems with the younger demographic run much deeper than tha ... More >>

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    July 11, 2006

    7/11 Morning Communiqué

    Mayor of Bogota, NJ, offended by Spanish-language billboard, husband and wife in Kansas run for same House seat, bid late and win big at eBay, make your own Chewbacca puppet, really expensive domain names, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

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    May 2, 2006

    5/2: Morning Communique

    Sheep that know which drugs they need, wounded soldiers saddled with government debt, GOP dad refuses to help Dem son pay for college, the saddest thing people own, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2006

    Powerline: Tom DeLay "too liberal"

    Tom DeLay has been called a lot of things in his day, but John Hinderaker--an Apple Valley attorney, conservative pundit and contributor to the popular political blog, Powerline--has broken new ground. In a post prompted by news of the Hammer's impending resignation from Congress, Hinderaker opines ... More >>

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    April 4, 2006
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    December 5, 2005

    12/05: Morning Communique

    Mr. T on your GPS, buildings causing earthquakes, Pac-Man tattoos, a Red Riding redux, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • News

    November 23, 2005

    The Mad Scientist

    Biologist and blogger PZ Myers speaks out on the war on science, intelligent design, and the sexual habits of giant squid

  • Columns

    November 2, 2005

    The CIA leak investigation: Bigger fish, deeper water

    Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald isn't finished with the Bush White House yet

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    September 28, 2005

    9/28: Morning Communique

    Panda sex, D.C. protest photos, the Minnesota blog of the day, Badgers! Badgers! Badgers! some quotes from yesterday's Katrina hearings...

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    September 8, 2005

    Survival of the richest

    Who needs a disaster plan when you've got a free-market economy!? The Center for the American Experiment, the conservative Minnesota think tank that spawned Strib columnist Katherine Kersten and Powerline's Scott Johnson and John Hinderaker, among others, has an archived piece on global warming th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005

    The aftermath of Katrina in punditry

    A week after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, we've heard from politicians, pundits, survivors, aid workers, and editorialists. Here are just a few of the notable comments coming out of the tragedy... "We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did." -- Re ... More >>

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    September 5, 2005

    9/5: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS The Navy has hired Houston-based Halliburton Co. to restore electric power, repair roofs and remove debris at three naval facilities in Mississippi damaged by Hurricane Katrina. When tragedy strikes, our nation once again asks, how can we give Halliburton more money??? President Bush ha ... More >>

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    August 1, 2005

    8/1: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS Representatives of Hollywood's top movie studios say they have agreed on technical specifications that will make it easier to distribute and display movies digitally. Digital Cinema Initiatives, the industry consortium created in 2002 to unite studios, theater owners and tech manufacture ... More >>

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    July 19, 2005
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    July 12, 2005

    7/12: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS Plain Dealer Editor Doug Clifton says the Cleveland daily is not reporting two major investigative stories of "profound importance" because they are based on illegally leaked documents -- and the paper fears the consequences faced now by jailed New York Times reporter Judith Miller. The ... More >>

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    June 24, 2005