Michael Patrick Leahy

Michael Patrick Leahy

Michael Patrick Leahy is a Breitbart News contributor, Editor of Broadside Books’ Voices of the Tea Party e-book series, and author of Covenant of Liberty: The Ideological Origins of the Tea Party Movement.

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Federal Judge Orders Russian National WMD Suspect Released on Bail

Vladislav Miftakhov, the 18-year-old Russian national who was arrested on January 24 and charged by Pennsylvania authorities with several state felonies for possessing "weapons of mass destruction," was granted his release on bail Tuesday by a federal judge. Feb 15, 2014 2:31 AM PT

Experts Pan Bevin TARP Support Excuse

Matt Bevin, campaigning for Kentucky's Senate seat in the Republican primary, said his signature on a document expressing support for the 2008 Wall Street bailouts was just a formality. But legal experts -- including Bevin's own lawyer -- are dismissing the excuse. Feb 14, 2014 8:17 AM PT

Atlanta Braves Full Speed Ahead With New Stadium Despite Potential Lawsuits

Despite the threat of lawsuits from several Cobb County grassroots organizations who believe Cobb County should not provide $300 million of public funding for the proposed new $672 million Atlanta Braves stadium in Cobb County, the Braves and the county are proceeding full speed ahead. Feb 11, 2014 1:17 PM PT

Presidential Historian: Coca-Cola's Revised Ad Shows Americans Still See Country as 'Melting Pot'

In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, presidential historian Craig Shirley said that Coca-Cola's decision to revise their controversial "America the Beautiful" ad and specifically reference America's unofficial motto, "E Pluribus Unum," in the ad's opening segment shows that the company quickly understood their original ad missed the mark with the majority of Americans. Feb 8, 2014 8:14 PM PT

Tea Party Activists Cheer Coca-Cola Surrender

Several Tea Party activists are cheering Coca-Cola's decision to add a patriotic disclaimer to its controversial "America the Beautiful" ad that features children singing the deeply patriotic anthem in foreign languages. Feb 8, 2014 5:34 PM PT

Bill Nye, Ken Ham Media Event Was No Debate on 'Creation as a Model of Origins'

Though Tuesday night's Bill Nye-Ken Ham show was billed as a debate between supporters of evolution and "creation as a model of origins," it was in fact merely a media event designed to promote two commercial brands and one failing cable network: Bill Nye the "Science Guy," Ken Ham's Creation Museum, and CNN. Feb 5, 2014 10:52 PM PT

Super Bowl Ad Controversy Turns Spotlight on Coca Cola's Pro-Amnesty Agenda

The controversy surrounding Coca Cola's Super Bowl ad has focused public attention on the company's pro-amnesty agenda. With the majority of its revenue coming from its international business, the company has long been known for its globalist rather than American world view. Feb 4, 2014 11:42 AM PT

Why Coca Cola's Multicultural 'America the Beautiful' Ad Was Offensive

Executives at Coca Cola thought it was a good idea to run a 60 second Super Bowl ad featuring children singing "America the Beautiful" – a deeply Christian patriotic anthem whose theme is unity – in several foreign languages. The ad also prominently features a gay couple. Feb 2, 2014 10:28 PM PT

Joe Namath Jumps the Gun on Super Bowl Coin Toss

Wearing what looked like a mink coat straight from his glory days with the New York Jets in the 1960s, Joe Namath misfired on the coin toss to open the Super Bowl. Namath tossed the coin up in the air before Seattle called heads or tails. Feb 2, 2014 5:29 PM PT


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