Lachlan Markay

State Department Official Won't Say Benghazi Attack Was Terrorism

State Department Official Won't Say Benghazi Attack Was Terrorism

During a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012, attacks against U.S. diplomatic facilities in Libya, a top State Department official refused to characterize the attacks as “terrorism.” “I have just presented the facts as they’ve come

Obama Campaign Cites Chinese Propaganda Agency to Attack Romney

Obama Campaign Cites Chinese Propaganda Agency to Attack Romney

The Obama campaign cited a notorious state-owned Chinese propaganda network to attack Mitt Romney on Friday morning. The statement was a response to a new Romney ad, which declares, “Under Obama, we’ve lost over half a million manufacturing jobs. And

SEIU Stages Astroturf 'Flash Mob' in D.C. to Criticize Romney

SEIU Stages Astroturf 'Flash Mob' in D.C. to Criticize Romney

The Service Employees International Union staged “flash mob” protests in the Washington, D.C., area on Thursday attacking Mitt Romney’s business career and the companies in which Bain Capital, his former employer, have invested. Billed under the Twitter hashtag #RomneyEconomy, the

Obama's DOL Tells Companies to Ignore Law Obama Himself Supported

Obama's DOL Tells Companies to Ignore Law Obama Himself Supported

President Obama’s Labor Department is doing its best to circumvent a law that Obama himself supported in order to avoid bad economic headlines before election day. As I documented here at Breitbart News on Tuesday, DOL is trying to pressure defense

Pentagon Layoff Notifications to Be Delayed Until After Election

Pentagon Layoff Notifications to Be Delayed Until After Election

The Labor Department, warning defense contractors against announcing impending layoffs as required by law, is elevating election-year politics above sound policy, according to a former top DOL official. Paul Conway, who served as chief of staff to Labor Secretary Elaine

Obama's Green Energy Crony Corporatism

Obama's Green Energy Crony Corporatism

President Obama is facing fresh criticism for engaging in “crony capitalism” that rewards high-profile supporters with federal dollars. The story extends well beyond Solyndra to a string of other green energy firms. Recent coverage has shed light on Obama’s connections

*NOW* — Blogger's Briefing: Another Green Energy Boondoggle

*NOW* — Blogger's Briefing: Another Green Energy Boondoggle

Say you invested $11,500 in a company. Shortly thereafter, the federal government opened an investigation into that company for alleged financial crimes. Would you invest another $2,500? Thanks to President Obama’s green energy handouts, you already did – only the

Synergy: Soros-Funded Groups Create, then Report Anti-ALEC Campaign

Synergy: Soros-Funded Groups Create, then Report Anti-ALEC Campaign

The campaign against the American Legislative Exchange Council is a case study of the powerful liberalecho chamber at work: left-wing non-profits empower activists to target the organization, media outletsreport on those efforts, and “experts” offer quotations to lend those reports