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Department of Defense Cuts Government Shutdown PSA

Department of Defense Cuts Government Shutdown PSA

The Department of Defense released a public service announcement Friday stating that “several key media services will be limited” if a government shutdown occurs.  The DoD’s simple video–prefaced by the word “ATTENTION” flashing in red–says that the Department-provided television, radio,

Obama Admin: Deadlines for Syria Chem Weapons Agreement Optional

Obama Admin: Deadlines for Syria Chem Weapons Agreement Optional

Over the past week, the Obama administration has drastically changed its approach to Syria; an aggressive push for military action without U.N. cooperation has shifted to “holding Assad accountable” to Russia and the United Nations Security Council with no intention

Reid Blames Colorado Floods On 'Climate Change'

Reid Blames Colorado Floods On 'Climate Change'

Harry Reid used the massive destruction caused by flooding in parts of Colorado on the Senate floor Tuesday morning to slam House Republicans for partisanship and wasting the “taxpayer’s time” trying to repeal ObamaCare. Reid listed numerous issues that Congress

State Dept. Unsure if Taliban Still Considered Terrorists

State Dept. Unsure if Taliban Still Considered Terrorists

State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said she was “not sure” whether the Taliban is designated as a terrorist organization when a reporter pressed her on negotiations between the United States and the Islamist group during Tuesday’s press briefing.  These talks

U.S. to Provide Almost $1 Billion to Syrian Rebels

U.S. to Provide Almost $1 Billion to Syrian Rebels

State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki joined her White House colleague Jay Carney in announcing $300 million in additional aid to the Syrian rebels on Tuesday. National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes told reporters that this would make the total financial “humanitarian”

Bankrupt USPS Looking at Direct Cuba Delivery

Bankrupt USPS Looking at Direct Cuba Delivery

The United States Postal Service, along with the U. S. Government and the communist government of Cuba, resumed talks this week to negotiate USPS supplying direct mail service between the countries. The State Department hinted the move might help the

Turkish PM Responds to U.S. Criticism over Protests: Look at Yourself

Turkish PM Responds to U.S. Criticism over Protests: Look at Yourself

According to a report by the State Department press pool, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan responded on Monday to U.S. criticism of excessive force by Turkish law enforcement by saying the United States should “look at themselves.” The Associated

PHOTOS: More Than Devastation in Moore, Oklahoma

PHOTOS: More Than Devastation in Moore, Oklahoma

Ten days after an EF5 tornado ravaged the town of Moore, Oklahoma, local communities are still cleaning up overwhelming damage to houses and businesses, as seen in these images captured Thursday. Taking a few minutes to survey the devastation right

After 'Transparency' Speech, WH Refuses to Confirm Drone Strike

After 'Transparency' Speech, WH Refuses to Confirm Drone Strike

After President Obama announced his initiatives to “facilitate transparency and debate” on the issue of increased drone use overseas last week, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said he is “not in a position to confirm” recent reported drone activities. Multiple

Tunisia Frees Perpetrators of U.S. Embassy Attack

Tunisia Frees Perpetrators of U.S. Embassy Attack

The Tunisian government issued a two-year suspended sentence to 20 militants convicted of attacking the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia on September 14th of last year. According to the Associated Press, thousands of militants protested outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia

State Dept. May Not Comply with Congressional Subpoena on Benghazi

State Dept. May Not Comply with Congressional Subpoena on Benghazi

Spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters Wednesday that the State Department has not decided if it will comply with a congressional subpoena demanding documents related to the crafting of Benghazi talking points for Susan Rice. Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a five-page

'Star Trek Continues' Sets out to Complete Enterprise's Five-Year Mission

'Star Trek Continues' Sets out to Complete Enterprise's Five-Year Mission

Phoenix ComiCon was blown away on Friday night with the ultimate fan project for any Star Trek junkie: ‘Star Trek Continues.’ The cast includes Trek superfans Vic Mignogna, a prolific voice actor who played “Captain Kirk,” Grant Imahara of “Mythbusters”

AP Reporter: DOJ Harrassing, Intimidating Journalists

AP Reporter: DOJ Harrassing, Intimidating Journalists

After State Department Deputy Spokesman Patrick Ventrell praised the agency’s support of a “free press” on Thursday, Associated Press reporter Matt Lee engaged Ventrell over the release of Department records and the Department of Justice’s investigation into James Rosen’s activies. 

Benghazi Review Board Chair To Meet With Issa Behind Closed Doors

Benghazi Review Board Chair To Meet With Issa Behind Closed Doors

The State Department announced on Thursday that it had no involvement in the decision of retired diplomat Thomas Pickering to meet in a closed session of the House Oversight Committee with Chairman Darrell Issa. Pickering, along with former Joint Chiefs

Andrew Breitbart On Pigford: Never, Never, Never Give In

Andrew Breitbart On Pigford: Never, Never, Never Give In

“Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never–in nothing, great or small, large or petty–never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the

MD Legislature Yet to Post Video of Dubious Gun Bill Vote

MD Legislature Yet to Post Video of Dubious Gun Bill Vote

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has been pushing an “assault weapons” ban, and over Easter weekend, the state’s Democratic legislators passed the measure, which O’Malley is poised to sign soon.  As Breitbart News previously reported:  This measure is an “assault weapons”

The Art of #War

The Art of #War

Many people saw Andrew Breitbart as a general, a man of vision who could see all the players on the field and inspire those around him to engage. He was that, but he also stood on the hill and rattled

Where Are the 23 Executive Orders?

Where Are the 23 Executive Orders?

The President has found a winning formula to push through his extreme policy views: campaign, grow support, give the appearance of action and fund raise off pseudo-action. The President is now applying this campaign tactic to gun control, giving the

State Dept Stonewalls On Benghazi Suspect

State Dept Stonewalls On Benghazi Suspect

President Obama and the White House have stated multiple times that the President is fiercely “committed” to discovering and punishing those responsible for the attack on the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya in September of last year which cost

Tunisia Frees Suspect in Benghazi Attack for 'Lack of Evidence'

Tunisia Frees Suspect in Benghazi Attack for 'Lack of Evidence'

Tunisian authorities announced today the release of one of the few suspects being held in connection to the attack on the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya that killed for Americans in September of last year.  Ali Harzi, 26, was

Busy Week for State Department, Where Is Hillary?

Busy Week for State Department, Where Is Hillary?

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is “working from home” this week after a stomach virus left her so dehydrated that she fell and suffered a concussion. It’s a politically convenient week to be confined to home considering that it precluded