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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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In a September 11 Bloomberg article, economist Noah Smith claims that John Maynard Keynes, the architect of today’s government economic policies around the world, wasn’t a “socialist" or even a “progressive.“ He did not favor “a command economy.”...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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A patient who recently returned from Africa and was exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms tested negative for the virus, University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan told students Monday evening. “A person who had recently traveled from Africa arrived...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Hillary Clinton appeared with retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) at his annual Iowa Steak Fry fundraiser on Sunday, just days after Harkin made controversial remarks dismissing the Islamic State (ISIS) terror threat as mere "fear-mongering."  "It's fear-mongering....
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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In a letter to President Obama dated September 11th, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said his state may apply for a federal pre-kindergarten grant of up to $15 million, as long as Obama assures him the funds are not linked to Common Core requirements. Jindal...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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MANCHESTER, New Hampshire —  Two new polls out of New Hampshire show that former Sen. Scott Brown is now tied with incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).  The polling was done in the days leading up to when Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) came to...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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BOSTON, Massachusetts — Former Sen. Scott Brown handed Democrat Martha Coakley her first stunning loss in the 2010 Senate race. Now, Charlie Baker, Massachusetts’ GOP gubernatorial nominee, is hoping to beat her in the race to be the state's next...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called for a "political revolution" in Iowa as liberal activists push him to challenge Hillary Clinton from the left if Clinton decides to run for president. "We need a political revolution in this country," Sanders...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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On September 12, TIME magazine ran a column by gun control proponent Gabby Giffords, in which she argued that gun control must be expanded for women's sake.  Giffords' starts the column by revisiting the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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Senator Mary Landrieu's (D-LA) release on Friday of the findings from an internal report that admitted taxpayers paid $33,727 for chartered flights she took to campaign events between 2002 and 2014 has raised more questions than it answers. The questions...
From: Big Government | Saturday, September 13, 2014
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Among the many metrics that show Obama's home state is struggling to break the Great Recession, a new report shows that applications for food stamps in Illinois is greater than its creation of jobs. Illinois has had the worst recovery from the recession...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Though the developers and supporters of the Common Core standards have repeatedly said the purpose of the controversial education initiative is to close the achievement gap between low-income black and Hispanic and white middle-class students, an online...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Rand Paul is under attack. Leading in early 2016 polls here, and in a surprisingly strong position in his potential bid for the GOP presidential nomination about two years out, the Kentucky Republican is coming under sustained...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) leads all prospective GOP presidential candidates in a new New Hampshire poll.  Paul leads a crowded pack in the state that hosts the first-in-the-nation primary after the Iowa caucuses with 15% in the CNN/ORC presidential poll. ...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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On Monday, The New York Times reported that once again – for what must by, by this point, the 1,297th time – Democrats have decided to swivel to social issues for electoral purposes in advance of the 2014 election. “After a generation of campaigns...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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One of the country's foremost experts on guest-worker visas argued that high-tech companies could be on the verge of securing enough visas so that 100% of their workers can be imported.  Rutgers University public policy professor Hal Salzman noted in...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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On September 12, Houston store owner Usman Seth managed to use a handgun to shoot and kill a would-be robber who entered the store packing a shotgun. The suspect's death followed an exchange of gunfire between the two in which the suspect took a defensive...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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On Monday evening, President Barack Obama headlined a "Grassroots Victory Project" event for Senate Democrats that cost a whopping $100,000 per person.  According to pool reports, "the $100,000-per-person evening event" for the Democratic Senatorial...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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President Barack Obama reiterated his commitment to taking executive action on immigration in his National Hispanic Heritage Month proclamation.  In keeping with previous years, Obama declared Monday, Sept. 15 through Wednesday, Oct. 15 National Hispanic...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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WASHINGTON, D.C. --- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters Monday afternoon that debate on the the authorization to train and arm Syrian rebels could begin Tuesday and described the legislative language as providing “much more accountability.”...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is demanding embattled Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) either come clean on dozens of allegedly improperly billed private charter flights or reimburse taxpayers for hundreds of thousands of dollars she...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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The DREAMer who pestered Hillary Clinton about amnesty in Iowa on Sunday was not happy with Clinton's dodge.  Clinton ducked questions from DREAMers at Sen. Tom Harkin's (D-IA) Steak Fry, even giving two thumbs up and saying "yay" to DREAMers who are...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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On Monday, the White House officially withdrew the nomination of Debo Adegbile, who voluntarily defended cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, to head the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division six months after the Senate rejected him.  Seven Democrats...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Many media outlets focus on the increased rate of shootings that hit Chicago every summer weekend, but the weekdays before Friday starts are never much different. Last week, for instance, half as many were shot and killed on Thursday alone as were during...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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House Republicans plan to unveil legislation to provide the Obama administration a limited authority to arm and train the Free Syrian Army, in a proposal that will require that Congress is kept in the loop, according to reports.  According to Politico,...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed that the United States has had “back channel” conversations with Iran on the threat posed by Islamic State terrorists, but insisted that there was no plan to coordinate military actions against the...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Voters in battleground states overwhelmingly disapprove of how President Barack Obama is handling immigration, which explains why Obama delayed his executive amnesty until after the midterms.  A poll Politico commissioned found that 64 percent of voters...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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The midterm elections are 50 days away. In many states, early and absentee voting will begin in the coming days. National polling numbers can hardly get worse for President Obama and the Democrats. Substantive news, whether the economy or foreign affairs,...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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A strong plurality--and a near majority--of Americans in battleground states support deporting the illegal immigrant juveniles who have flooded across the border from Central America.  In a poll conducted by Politico, an outlet that has given favorable...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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On Friday, a Colorado elementary school student was forced to take a state literacy skills test by his teacher after his parents had requested that he be opted out of federal and state testing. Jess Loban of Castle Rock, Colorado told Breitbart News...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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A new Gallup poll finds Americans' distrust in the Executive Branch just three points shy of the all-time low rating just months prior to President Richard Nixon's resignation.  "After a sharp drop from last year, trust in the executive branch is the...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Attorney General Eric Holder announced new pilot programs aimed at combating the threat of terrorism from groups like ISIS, stressing the need for openness and inclusion in the process. “Today, few threats are more urgent than the threat posed by violent...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Immigration activists are slamming former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her answer about President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty delay, contrasting it with socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) rejection of the delay.  A video released...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Ulster unionist and Protestant minister Ian Paisley died Friday in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A polarizing political figure, Paisley's death affords partisans of all "colors" the opportunity to absorb and define his legacy. With sectarian violence again...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) is defying the skeptics by making the New Hampshire race against incumbent Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen a real contest.  Though he voted as a centrist in Washington, D.C.—even casting a critical vote for the Dodd-Frank...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Sadly, Breitbart News was not in Iowa this weekend to witness The Return of Hillary Clinton to The American Heartland™. But these reporters were, and they will never forget. Here is a sample of reporter tweets, as hundreds of them attended Sen. Tom...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Hillary Clinton reportedly asked wealthy donors and Wall Street executives in the Hamptons how she could best discuss "income inequality" in a potential presidential campaign. According to a report in The New York Times, Clinton "spent August in the...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is scheduled to appear beside New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the opening of a new prisoner re-entry facility in Jersey City, New Jersey on Monday. Joining Christie and Pelosi will be former governors Jim McGreevey...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Princeton’s McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence told Breitbart News that American “victory” against ISIS means that ISIS must be destroyed as Adolf Hitler's Schutzstaffel (SS) forces were. “Let me tell you what victory looks like: ISIS/ISIL...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Jeb Bush adviser and GOP hack Mike Murphy thinks it may be in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) interest to throw the Senate to Republicans.  In an appearance on Sunday's Meet The Press, the conservative-bashing consultant who has yet to win...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Still two for the price of one? After being dubbed the "comeback couple" (a reference to Bill Clinton's "comeback kid" moniker after his better-than-expected New Hampshire finish during his 1992 presidential campaign) by Sen. Tom Harkin at his final...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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Young Iowa Democrats still associate Hillary Clinton with crony capitalism nearly seven years after progressive Iowans rejected her for Barack Obama.  Before Clinton returned to the state on Sunday for the first time since 2008, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell interviewed young...
From: Big Government | Monday, September 15, 2014
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NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- One of the "largest climate march[es] in history" will take place on September 21st in New York City.  The People's Climate March will take place one day before a UN conference on climate change, and it could draw hundreds...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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The Democrat Hillary Clinton should fear the most has no chance of winning the party's presidential nomination.  And that is why if former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb somehow, perhaps even on a whim, decides to enter the 2016 field, he would pose the biggest...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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Democrats routinely deride Republicans as extremists bent on coarsening the discourse. In January 2014, in the same interview in which he infamously claimed that ISIS was a “jayvee” team, President Obama blamed conservative media for polarizing the...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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One of Senator Mary Landrieu's (D-LA) Republican challengers, Colonel Rob Maness, has called on her to "produce specific details of each flight" included in the 11 page spreadsheet of "mixed-purpose" charter flights she took between 2002 and 2014 released...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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On September 13, the 20th anniversary of the signing of the federal assault weapons ban, The New York Times ran a column explaining that the very term "assault weapon" is one the "Democrats created" in the 1990s in order to ban "a politically defined...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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After wondering for 13 years, a New York woman finally discovered the identities of a group of people in a wedding picture found in the rubble of the World Trade Center. Every so often as well as on the anniversary of the terror attacks on 9/11, Elizabeth...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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Just ahead of the 2014 elections, a federal appeals in Wisconsin approved the implementation of the state's voter ID law. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit ruled that the Badger State could implement its voter ID...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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The Satanic Temple says it will open 15 new chapters nationwide, as well as several internationally. In an interview with Aleteia, Jex Blackmore, a leader of the Satanic Temple’s new Detroit chapter and a member of the group’s executive ministry...
From: Big Government | Sunday, September 14, 2014
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