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Gay Air Force Officer Publicly Criticizes Ted Cruz, Commander, and Sergeant in Apparent Violation of Military Rules

The Air Force confirms to Breitbart News that Lt. Col. Liz Valenzuela, a gay active duty officer at the center of a controversial case of religious liberty in the military, did not receive approval from her superiors prior to making public comments to Slate Magazine last month critical of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), as well as her former commander, Col. Deborah Liddick, and a retired non-commissioned officer formerly under her command, Master Sergeant Phillip Monk.

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Evangelical Activists Support Cruz and Carson; Voters Also Like Trump, But ‘Insiders’ Back Rubio

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is celebrating a victory in the straw poll at the Values Voters Summit, the third consecutive year he’s led that field. Cruz pocketed 35 percent of the vote, almost doubling second place Dr. Ben Carson’s 18 percent. Mike Huckabee placed third with 14 percent, Marco Rubio fourth with 13 percent, and Donald Trump rounded at the top five at 5 percent.

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) leaves after a media availability at the Republican National Committee September 17, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. House Republicans held a conference meeting to discuss Republican agenda prior to the media availability.

Tea Party Activists Celebrate Boehner Resignation, Want Conservative Successor

“This is a WIN for the Tea Party movement. We need to point that out,” long time Virginia Tea Party activist Mark Kevin Lloyd tells Breitbart News. As Jenny Beth Martin adds, “What Tea Party Patriots want in the leadership of the GOP – in both chambers of Congress – are men and women who will stand up and fight the Obama Administration’s never-ending efforts to ‘fundamentally transform’ our nation into a country our Founders would not recognize.”

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Rumors on Capitol Hill: Boehner Cut Deal With Pelosi to Avoid Government Shutdown

According to Hill sources, outgoing House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi agreed that her Democratic caucus will join Boehner along with a handful of Boehner loyalists and moderate establishment Republicans to continue Planned Parenthood funding, along with a few other budget items Obama said were must-haves, in order to avoid a Government shutdown.

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson delivers a speech to supporters Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Phoenix. The state Republican Party says Tuesday evening's rally was moved from a church in Tempe to the convention center because of high demand.

Tea Party Activists Support Ben Carson, Say Islamists Pose Threat to Constitution

Tea Party activists from around the country tell Breitbart News that Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who on Sunday criticized surging GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson’s recent statements on the role of Islam in American politics, misses the main point. Tea Party activists who spoke with Breitbart News set forth the view that Islamists pose a threat to the Constitution. Constitutionally limited government is one of the three core values of the Tea Party movement. The other two core values are fiscal responsibility and free markets.

Police stand over David Sweat after he was shot and captured near the Canadian border Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Constable, N.Y.. AP Photo

Dateline NBC Provides Clue That Joyce Mitchell’s Dannemora Story Does Not Add Up

As the months go by, we’ll learn more about the big players in the Dannemora drama. For example, Dateline NBC steps up with accomplice Joyce Mitchell’s side of the story. This was the first time that the public has heard directly from one of the three main characters in the drama (escaped convicts David Sweat, Richard Matt, or confessed accomplice Mitchell) without having the filter of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s political operation and the intertwined New York State bureaucracy imposed upon the information.

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Tea Party Activists Blast Beck Over Racism Charges

Glenn Beck’s very public psychological disintegration is reaching new levels. On Tuesday, he made an unsubstantiated claim on his nationally syndicated radio program about the character of Tea Party activists who support Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Church Prays Over Police Department

After Sunday services, some 350 church goers made their way three blocks from the church building to the front steps of police headquarters on Columbia Avenue, where they were met by the chief of police and several on duty officers, who warmly received them. “I’ve met with dozens of police officers and federal agents in the last two months and heard from them how they have felt a increasing sense of danger and a loss of support from the community,” the church pastor tells Breitbart News.

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Jim Wallis, Progressive ‘Cleric,’ Tortures Bible to Promote Intolerant Islam

Jim Wallis, the far-left founder of Sojourner Magazine and beneficiary of George Soros donations who has built a career out of subverting constitutional liberty in America by quoting the Bible out of context, is at it again. In his latest effort in transparent left-wing propaganda, Wallis extends his love for open borders from the huge Islamic populations of Middle East and Africa to the United States to all of Europe.

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IRS Agent Charged With Sexual Battery During Audit

A 36-year old Internal Revenue Service agent is facing charges of sexual battery by an authority figure. The Tennessean reports that Samuel Garza, an IRS agent, was arrested by the Williamson County Sheriff’s (Tennessee) Office on Thursday “after authorities say he sexually assaulted a woman while he was performing an audit on a Fairview, Tennessee business.”

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Vast Majority of Public Comments Oppose New Federal Regulation That ‘Redefines’ the Term ‘Fiduciary’

The Department of Labor, headed by Thomas E. Perez, a “liberal hero” to CNN and “a hardcore left-wing activist,” to Judicial Watch, continues to expand the Obama administration’s relentless assault on individual liberties and the rule of law with its latest proposed regulation, Definition of the Term `Fiduciary’; Conflict of Interest Rule–Retirement Investment Advice.

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