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Planned Parenthood Sting Video Maker Vows, ‘I Am Not Backing Down’

The video journalist who rocked the nation with his shocking recordings of Planned Parenthood officials allegedly involved in the sale of aborted baby body parts for profit, says he refuses to back down despite numerous attempts by the “abortion empire” to criminalize his work.

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Texas Town Goes Silent Amid Allegations of Secrecy and Cronyism

Officials in one Texas city went silent over allegations of secrecy and cronyism in a questionable closed-door garbage collection deal. The deal overcharged local businesses for years and the city fizzled on its promises to look into the matter for its taxpayers.

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Frank Gaffney: Facebook Employees Tried to Censor Trump’s Muslim Ban

Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney called the efforts of Facebook employees to censor Donald Trump’s posts on his proposed Muslim immigration ban “an incredibly important story” on Wednesday’s Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Alex Marlow.

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War: Google’s Rivals Weaponize ‘Google Transparency Project’

Google’s corporate motto is “Don’t Be Evil,” but after year of using its Washington, D.C. lobbying to trash other tech companies, the “Google Transparency Project,” funded by a secretive cabal of Silicon Valley interests, is producing a steady stream of investigative reporting exposés on Google’s crony capitalism.

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Peter Schweizer: The Clintons ‘Function as a Kind of Political Mafia’

Peter Schweizer, author of “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich,” discussed the influence foreign donors wield in America through Bill and Hillary Clinton on Breitbart News Daily Wednesday morning.

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Hamas Accused of Cronyism at Gaza Border Control

TEL AVIV – Hamas is facing accusations of cronyism for giving preference to its own members during the very limited periods the Rafah Crossing, the Gaza Strip’s only gateway to the outside world, is open. In 2015, the crossing was open for 26 days

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Greens Blast Jerry Brown for Rooftop Solar Snub

California Gov. Jerry Brown may be strutting his stuff at the Paris climate change conference, but environmentalists are fuming over the exclusion of rooftop solar panels from the Golden State’s renewable energy plans.

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Exclusive–Rand Paul: Real Conservatives Stand For Private Property

I remember having a conversation with a local city official in Kentucky when the Kelo Supreme Court decision came down. Conservatives, myself included, were outraged that the Supreme Court had wrongly allowed using eminent domain to take private property from one private property owner and give it to another private owner.

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Cruz Attacks DC ‘Cronyism’

In an interview with The Daily Signal, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) railed against cronyism in the nation’s capitol, referring to it as the “Washington cartel.” In the interview with the Signal’s Genevieve Wood, he took on this “cartel” and how

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Bold: Irvine Dumps $13.34-per-Hour ‘Living Wage’

The Irvine City Council voted 4 to 1 to begin dumping an eight-year-old “Living Wage” ordinance on Wednesday night that forces most of the city’s thousands of contractors to pay all employees at least $13.34 an hour.

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Carly Fiorina Slams Obama’s Iran Deal, Crony Capitalism

Carly Fiorina, prospective 2016 Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of Hewlett Packard, slammed President Obama with regard to his Iran deal and his generalized foreign policy on Tuesday in an interview with Fortune.

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Best “Net Neutrality” Silicon Valley Money Can Buy

The hard-Left publication The Nation and their allies advocated for the FCC’s “Net Neutrality” passage to regulate and tax the Internet as “People Power”. But in politics, it is always best to “follow the money.” For 2014, lobbying expenditures by computer/Internet companies hit $139.5 million. The Left likes to talk about “People Power”, but Silicon Valley lobbying cash is “Corporate Power.”

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33,000 D.C. Lobbyists Try to Get Their Share: Heritage Action CPAC Panel

National Harbor, Maryland–There are 33,000 registered lobbyists in Washington D.C. and everyone of them represents one or more clients. All of them regularly journey to Capitol Hill and request special benefits specific to their client’s wishes. Consistently, the disbursed favors prove to be what’s best for their clients, not what is best for all Americans.