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Aaron Hanscom

Aaron Hanscom is the managing editor for PJ Media.
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Introducing Comments on Instapundit.com

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 - by Aaron Hanscom

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Legacy Comments are Back

Friday, April 12th, 2013 - by Aaron Hanscom

Comments made before our current registration system was enabled have been restored.

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Announcing PJ Media’s New Registration System

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 - by Aaron Hanscom

Now making it easier for you to get the most out of your experience on all of our major websites -- NextGeneration.TV, PJTV.com, PJMedia.com, and Instapundit.com

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Editing with the Most Interesting Man in the World

Friday, February 8th, 2013 - by Aaron Hanscom

Stay conservative, my friends.

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Spaniards Set to Throw Out Ruling Socialists (Update: Spain Turns Blue)

Saturday, November 19th, 2011 - by Aaron Hanscom

Can the conservative Popular Party save the country with the highest unemployment rate in the industrialized world? PJ Media turned to the experts ahead of Sunday's election. Update: Spain Turns Blue

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Muslim Student Files Complaint Against Teacher … for Talking About Ham

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 - by Aaron Hanscom

When parody becomes reality in Spain.

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Climate of Fear Spreads In California Mosques

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 - by Aaron Hanscom

The arrest of a man with suspected ties to al-Qaeda has many Muslims worried — about the FBI.

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When Students Run the Classroom

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 - by Aaron Hanscom

A new policy at one of the largest school districts in the U.S. is the stuff kids' dreams are made of.

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Obama Does Offer Hope — to America’s Foes

Thursday, July 24th, 2008 - by Aaron Hanscom

You may not like it but you can't deny it — enemies of the U.S. would vote Obama.

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Honoring Abstinence vs. Honor Killings

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 - by Aaron Hanscom

What was New York Times blogger Judith Warner thinking when she compared evangelical fathers at a purity ball to an infamous Austrian rapist?

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Spain, the Once and Future Muslim Province

Monday, June 9th, 2008 - by Aaron Hanscom

Some argue that the notion of Muslims reconquering Spain is just right-wing fear-mongering. Meanwhile, al-Zawahiri and his minions sharpen their swords.

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The Down Syndrome Bombers: Terrorism Sinks to New Low

Monday, February 4th, 2008 - by Aaron Hanscom

Just when suicide attacks stopped shocking the world came the news that Baghdad bombings were committed by two Down syndrome women wired to explode. Aaron Hanscom wonders if there could be any act more depraved than turning a mentally disabled person into a human bomb. The most horrific part: it's becoming a trend.

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Why Are College Kids Mocking the Dead?

Monday, December 10th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

Photos of two Penn State students dressed up as Virginia Tech shooting victims on Halloween have ignited a firestorm of controversy. PJM's Aaron Hanscom thinks it's yet another example of young people treating murder as a victimless crime.

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Why Speak English in America?

Friday, November 30th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid think the US needs bilingual education. But PJM editor Aaron Hanscom, who speaks Spanish and was recently a public school teacher, feels differently.

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What’s Al Qaeda Got To Do With The California Fires?

Monday, October 29th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

Global warming or Al Qaeda? Everyone has their own bogeyman to blame for the wildfires that raged through Southern California last week. PJM's Aaron Hanscom wonders if this is a good thing.

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Paying Mama’s Boys to Leave Mama

Saturday, October 6th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

The Italian government is now giving young men cash to fly the nest. PJM's Aaron Hanscom writes that it's a dog's life for these "mammoni," who just don't want to leave home.

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How to Talk to Children About 9/11

Thursday, September 13th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

The BBC suffered another blow to its reputation this week when - due to allegations of bias - the network was forced to remove a website it published informing children about the causes of 9/11. PJM editor and former teacher Aaron Hanscom speculates on how you actually do tell kids about something so horrible and frightening.

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Back to School Blues

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

School's in, and PJM's Aaron Hanscom, along with legions of other former teachers, is out. He contemplates the reasons why educators are the nation's most disgruntled group of workers, and so many abandon their teaching careers.

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Confessions of a Perpetual Adolescent

Friday, August 24th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

PJM's Aaron Hanscom doesn't look his age. Some might even say he doesn't look half his age. But it's whether or not he acts his age that concerns Hanscom most. The most burning question: Why doesn't he feel even "remotely ready to have children?"

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Meet the Parents, Part Two

Friday, August 17th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

In the first installment of this series on parenting in America, PJM's Aaron Hanscom - a former teacher in South Central Los Angeles - bemoaned the effects of single-parent households on children. Now he looks at our "more advantaged" communities and takes on hyper-parenting (and hyper kids).

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Meet the Parents

Thursday, August 9th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

How much responsibility do parents have for their children's achievement in school? A great deal, contends PJM's Aaron Hanscom, a former elementary school teacher in Los Angeles. Find out what Open House Night at his school taught him, in this first installment of a two-part series on parenting in America.

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Born in the U.S.A. — Is it Enough to Make You an American?

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

When PJM's Aaron Hanscom sees athletes born in the U.S. choosing to compete for Mexico, and Mexican flags at rallies, he gets worried about patriotism among immigrants. Isn't citizenship more than a piece of paper, he asks? Or is waving another nation's flag while simultaneously demanding all the rights afforded to American citizens as benign as eating a burrito on the 4th of July?

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“Are There any White Kids at Your School?”

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

After a six-year stint as an elementary school teacher in the tough LA neighborhood of Watts, PJM's Aaron Hanscom would like to know why wealthy Democrats like John Edwards don't support charter schools or voucher programs. Is choice in education only acceptable to Edwards if parents have his kind of money?

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Not A “Rosie” Picture

Thursday, July 12th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

Rosie O'Donnell might do well to remember - before declaring radical Christianity as threatening as radical Islam - that homosexuality is punishable by death under Islamic law, writes PJM editor Aaron Hanscom. Around the world, Moslem governments and individuals aren't just talking about physically harming gays. They're actually doing it.

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Europe in Denial: Lessons Learned in Spain

Sunday, July 8th, 2007 - by Aaron Hanscom

The cathedrals were beautiful and the cheese was great. But Aaron Hanscom returned from his annual pilgrimage to Spain concerned that while Europeans are finally realizing that radical Islamists pose a threat to their way of life, they remain unsure how to fight back.

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