Americans pride ourselves on being people who have a government. But these days, it more often seems as if we’ve got a government that has people.
Citizens United president David Bossie told Breitbart News that about 2,000 citizens showed up at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa Saturday to hear from conservative leaders like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and real estate mogul Donald Trump. “Mr.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted one the nation’s 143 oil refineries an exemption from costly ethanol blending requirements but refuses to say which one or why citing “confidentiality restrictions,” reports the Wall Street Journal’s Kimberley A. Strassel. Page 11
Second-quarter economic growth estimates are being scaled back following Friday’s announcement by the Commerce Department that wholesale inventories dropped 0.2% in June after falling 0.6% in May. That means the government’s already anemic 1.7% annual growth forecast may be revised
On Saturday, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Obamacare was an “evil” law and a “train wreck” that more Americans will want to abandon once they become familiar with the over 20,000 pages of rules and regulations that infringe upon
On Friday, the National Security Agency (NSA) released a memo claiming that it “touches” 1.6% of all Internet traffic and that just 0.025% of data is selected for review. “The net effect is that NSA analysts look at 0.00004% of
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo bagged $100,000 in campaign donations from a developer that, two days later, received tax breaks that will cost New York taxpayers $35 million in revenue over 10 years. The company, Extell Development, made two $50,000
A recently uncovered Democrat anti-gun “guide” titled “Preventing Gun Violence Through Effective Messaging” urges politicians to use high profile gun incidents–like the “Trayvon Martin killing”–to cower pro-gun politicians and silence the NRA. The guide was compiled before the shooting at
Real estate mogul and The Apprentice star Donald Trump is headed to Iowa on Saturday night to address a conservative group. He told Breitbart News in a phone interview from his plane as it was leaving La Guardia airport in New
ABC/Univision specifically mentioned three Republican Congressmen who may be on the fence and vulnerable to pressure to support a comprehensive form of immigration reform and a pathway to citizenship for the country’s 11 million illegal immigrants. One candidate to watch
Based upon published reports, GreenTech Automotive, the company the Democratic Party of Virginia’s gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe served as chairman from 2010 to 2012, received at least $37.5 million in cash investments before McAuliffe resigned as chairman in December 2012.
New York Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, mired in a fresh sexting scandal, canvassed door-to-door at a Harlem housing complex Thursday and lashed out at staff and reporters when he realized voters were not particularly thrilled to see him. RealClearPolitics reporter
According to J.R. Fleming, a community organizer from the south side of Chicago, labor unions are “poverty-pimping racists.” I caught up with Fleming outside of the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago on Thursday during a big-labor organized protest against
The activist organization National Council of La Raza (NCLR) kicked off its “Month of Action” campaign to pressure lawmakers to pass comprehensive immigration reform and thank allies on the left for their support during Congress’s August recess. Last week, a NCLR
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said she is taking Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) side instead of Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s in their recent argument because she claims Paul “gets the whole notion” of “‘don’t tread on me’ government”
With just seven weeks until the implementation of ObamaCare on October 1st, the Republican Study Committee is readying legislation that would repeal ObamaCare and replace it with a new package of health care reforms. The RSC is the GOP’s internal
U.S. Army veteran Jared Goering was kicked off the North Wildwood boardwalk Thursday night because he had his service dog by his side. A North Wildwood police officer issued Jared and his wife a summons because of the dog. Goering
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 9 (UPI) –The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would not have an impact on greenhouse gas emissions, a study indicates. The study by energy consultancy IHS CERA says it agrees with the conclusions of the U.S. State Department’s
Earlier this week, Florida’s Sheriffs Association voted to support the state’s Stand Your Ground law in the aftermath of the George Zimmerman Trial. The association’s new president, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, announced it agreed to support the law without
After news broke that Ross Management Group was attempting to bar tenants from possessing firearms in Castle Rock, Colorado’s Oakwood Apartments, Colorado state senator Greg Brophy (R-Dist. 1) spoke to Breitbart News about the issue. Brophy said the news of the
Wisconsin AG: Catholic Hospitals Receiving Federal Funds Can't Refuse Abortionists Admitting Privileges
According to Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, Catholic hospitals that accept federal funds cannot refuse to grant admitting privileges to abortionists. LifeSiteNews reports that under a new law signed by Gov. Scott Walker (R), abortionists must have admitting privileges