Featured Contributors

Big Government

AP Photo/Annika AF Klercker

When Being Considered a Gay City Isn’t Gay Enough

The presumed gay Mecca that is Key West, Florida, is getting somewhat of a street makeover, as city officials have approved “rainbow-colored crosswalks” for two city streets, essentially for gay-ing up the already very gay-friendly city.

file photo of Sen. Thad Cochran

Thad Cochran Marries Aide After Denying Their Alleged Affair

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), 77, adamantly declared that there was no affair between him and top aide Kay Webber, 76, during his bid for re-election. His staff also insisted there was nothing to the rumors that surrounded the couple. Now, it seems Cochran has used to cover of Memorial Day to minimize news that the two have wed.

Alan Grayson photo tweet Fuck the Police

Rep. Alan Grayson Tweets Photo with ‘F*** the Police’ Graffiti

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) posted a tweet saying he opposes the militarization of police forces. His message contained a profanity. A photo attached to the tweet showed police officers wearing gas masks and holding weapons, standing next to a mailbox with graffiti that said, “F*** The Police.”

AP

Memorial Day: Strength of Arms, Strength of Ideals

How about a few of you high-rolling elected officials try making do with a bit less luxury, and personally donate some of the obscene profits you’ve skimmed off hard-working taxpayers through endless decades of “service” to the VA? That would really be something to talk about next Memorial Day, wouldn’t it?

Rand Paul

The Looming ‘Security Cliff’

Should a government that can already seize your bank account for very little reason be allowed to also collect your phone records with as little justification?

Dominoes Falling

Another Domino Falls for Anti-Fossil Fuel Crusaders

Throughout the United States, especially in communities with existing or potential oil-and-gas development, outside groups have moved in with a vengeance and agitated the population—resulting in bans against all exploration for hydrocarbons and/or the use of hydraulic fracturing. Expensive lawsuits have been filed and courts have repeatedly declared such bans as “unconstitutional.” The newest domino to fall is in Texas where Governor Greg Abbott, on May 18, signed House Bill 40 (HB40)—also known as the Denton Fracking Bill—which clarifies that an “oil and gas operation is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state. Breitbart Texas reported on the bill’s passage.

Carly Fiorina

NYT: Iowa Swoons for Carly Fiorina

After 11 Republican presidential contenders spoke to a huge gathering of Iowa party activists at the Lincoln Day Dinner this month, they moved to hospitality suites to greet people one on one.

Breitbart Video Picks