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San Francisco Welcomes Giant Inflatable Trump Chicken for President’s Day

Trump Chicken (Mandel Ngam / AFP / Getty)
Anti-Trump protesters in San Francisco launched a giant rubber inflatable chicken with hair resembling that of President Donald Trump and wearing a mock prison uniform near Alcatraz Island on Saturday afternoon.

Blue State Blues: Lindsey Graham Thinks ‘Elections Have Consequences,’ Except Trump’s Election

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"Elections have consequences." Lindsey Graham said that after Barack Obama won, but he seems to have a different rule for President Donald Trump.

Exclusive — Jeff Sessions: We Are Ending ‘Executive Branch Legal Activism’

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Thursday that the Department of Justice was ending the "executive branch legal activism" of the previous administration, while also fighting the judicial activism of liberal judges.

Columnist: The Media Lost Interest in Russia Collusion Story When Their Role in It Was Exposed

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Author and journalist Lee Smith argues at The Federalist that the mainstream media are losing interest in the theory that Donald Trump's presidential campaign colluded with the Russian government because the media's own role in creating it has been exposed.

Doubts Grow About Claims Florida Shooter Tied to White Supremacist Group

Republic of Florida militia (Website)
There are increasing doubts about claims that the suspect in Wednesday's mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was tied to a white supremacist group, the Republic of Florida (ROF).

Exclusive — Jeff Sessions: Recognizing ‘Signals and Signs’ Could Prevent Shootings

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Thursday morning that school shootings such as those that occurred in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday could be prevented by allowing local law enforcement to intervene with troubled individuals.

South African President Jacob Zuma Resigns

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Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, resigned on Wednesday in a nationwide address. Zuma was forced out by his own ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC).

Berkeley Votes to Become ‘Sanctuary City’ for Marijuana Crimes

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California's war on the rule of law and the U.S. Constitution took a dramatic new step on Tuesday, as the city of Berkeley declared itself a "sanctuary city" for marijuana-related crimes.

New Yorker Gushes Over Portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama

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The liberal New Yorker is praising the portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama that were unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, on Monday -- even though much of the rest of the country is mocking them.

Netanyahu Fights Back Against Police Recommendation for Indictment

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - NOVEMBER 21: (ISRAEL OUT) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and Defence Minister Ehud Barak (not pictured), on November 21, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. An official ceasfire started at 9pm local time between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement after eight days of conflict resulting in the deaths of over 140 Palestinians, five Israelis and many hundreds injured. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
Israel's police service formally recommended Tuesday that the country's attorney general indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in two cases of alleged corruption. But the prime minister is fighting back, declaring that the accusations are the result of a political campaign to remove him from power.

Intelligence Director: National Debt ‘Dire Threat to Our Economic and National Security’

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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats warned the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday about the risk posed by the national debt.

Left Blasts Jeff Sessions for ‘Anglo-American’ Reference That Barack Obama Also Used

Jeff Sessions
Democrats and their left-wing allies blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday for making reference to the "Anglo-American" legal tradition, which they construed as racist.

Left Blasts Jeff Sessions for ‘Anglo-American’ Reference That Barack Obama Also Used

Jeff Sessions
Democrats and their left-wing allies blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday for making reference to the "Anglo-American" legal tradition, which they construed as racist.

Rob Porter’s First Ex-Wife Criticizes Kellyanne Conway for Defending Hope Hicks

Kellyanne Conway and Hope Hicks (Andrew Harnik / Associated Press)
Colbie Holderness, the first ex-wife of former White House aide Rob Porter, has penned an op-ed in the Washington Post criticizing presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway for her remarks defending fellow aide Hope Hicks.

Eric Garcetti, Ava DuVernay Launch ‘Diversity Grants’ for Hollywood

Eric Garcetti (Jordan Strauss / Associated Press)
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and producer Dan Lin launched the Evolve Entertainment Fund on Monday, a private-public partnership to boost diversity within the entertainment industry.

Arnold Schwarzenegger: EPA’s Scott Pruitt Must Be Terminated

Former Cailfornia governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made a rare return to Sacramento last Thursday and declared that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt needed to be fired.

Rob Porter’s Ex-Wife Pens Op-Ed Against President Trump

Rob Porter and Donald Trump (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)
Jennie Willoughby, the second ex-wife of former White House aide Rob Porter, has published an op-ed in Time that attacks President Donald Trump for his reaction to the accusations against he ex-husband.

Flashback: Democrats Defended Sen. Sherrod Brown Against Wife Abuse Claims

Sherrod Brown and Joe Biden (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)
When Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel noted in 2012 that Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) had been accused of abusing his wife, liberals accused Mandel of abusing women by raising the issue.

Pollak: Gay Athletes’ Attack on Mike Pence Repays Tolerance with Anti-Christian Bigotry

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Gay competitors representing the United States at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, renewed their attack on Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday.

Blue State Blues: Jeanne Ives Is the Real Deal in Illinois

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)
Jeanne Ives is challenging the go-along-to-get-along caucus, bringing life back to the race and hope back to a state that has been failed by the establishment of both parties and needs bold leadership.

Blue State Blues: Jeanne Ives Is the Real Deal in Illinois

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)
Jeanne Ives is challenging the go-along-to-get-along caucus, bringing life back to the race and hope back to a state that has been failed by the establishment of both parties and needs bold leadership.

Trump’s ‘Mexican’ Judge to Decide Trump’s Border Wall Case

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Federal District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, whom President Donald Trump criticized during the 2016 presidential campaign, will hear a case against Trump's proposed border wall project in a San Diego courtroom on Friday.

Report: Some Democrats Angry at Nancy Pelosi Filibuster ‘Stunt’

Pelosi, Dreamers
Some Democrats are irritated by Nancy Pelosi's speech, which nothing for illegal aliens while handing Republicans an election issue.

Nancy Pelosi Thanks Illegal Aliens for Breaking the Law to Bring ‘Dreamers’ to USA

Nancy Pelosi filibuster (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)
During her "filibuster," Nancy Pelosi thanked the parents of the "Dreamers" -- i.e. those who deliberately broke the law.

Trump on Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Crumbs’ Comment: ‘She’s a Rich Woman Who Lives in a Big, Beautiful House in California’

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 29: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi leads a press conference at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center calling on Congress to hold a vote on new gun control measures on June 29, 2016 in San Francisco, California. There have been renewed calls from Democratic politicians for gun control measures in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando earlier this month. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump responded Monday to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's claim that his new tax reform law would only offer "crumbs" to workers. "She's a rich woman who lives in a big, beautiful house in California, who wants to give all of your money away," he said.

Jimmy Kimmel Tries, Fails to Embarrass Amnesty Opponents

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Host Jimmy Kimmel backstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
ABC's Jimmy Kimmel hoped to challenge and ridicule DACA opponents. But Kimmel was in for a surprise, as amnesty opponents held their own.

‘I Hate Illinois Nazis’: GOP Tries, Fails to Stop Antisemite from Running Unopposed in Primary

Art Jones (Website)
Holocaust denier and neo-Nazi Art Jones is running for Congress in Illinois -- and he is going to be the Republican nominee for the liberal third congressional district, over the objections of the Illinois Republican Party.

IRS Apologizes to Pro-Israel Z Street for Delaying Non-profit Status

Z Street's founder said of the IRS scandal: "I very much doubt ours and the Tea Party cases would have settled had this new administration not been in office."

How the New York Times Spins the Memo to Divide America

The article, "Trump’s Unparalleled War on a Pillar of Society: Law Enforcement" shows why Trump supporters, and conservatives in general, dislike and distrust the media.

House Intel Memo Vindicates Breitbart News, Mark Levin, Donald Trump

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Politicians and pundits are debating the memorandum released Friday by the House Intelligence Committee, which suggests that the FBI used the dubious products of Democrats' opposition research to obtain a warrant to spy on a Trump associate.

AP: Trump’s Nuclear Doctrine More Aggressive Toward Russia than Obama’s

Collage of Trump on the phone and Putin on the phone
The Associated Press reported Friday that President Donald Trump's new nuclear doctrine "is mostly in line with Obama plan, but more aggressive toward Russia."

Blue State Blues: How Not to Become a ‘Shithole Country’

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)
I offer nine simple rules to prevent any country from becoming a "shithole" -- or to help those "shitholes" to become less so.

GOP Rejects Adam Schiff’s Last-Ditch Effort to Block Memo’s Release

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) made a last-minute effort Wednesday evening to block the release of a highly-anticipated House Intelligence Committee memorandum that is expected to allege that the Obama administration abused the federal government's surveillance powers to spy on Donald Trump's political campaign.

Trump Uses State of the Union to Reach Out to California

Trump reaches out State of the Union (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)
In the introductory portion of his speech, Trump addressed the recent emergencies and natural disasters that had struck California and the rest of the nation, sounding a unifying theme right from the outset.

Poll: 75% Approve of Trump’s State of the Union Address

Donald Trump smiles at State of the Union (Win McNamee / AFP / Getty)
An "instant" poll of viewers who watched President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday night found that 75% approved of the speech, while only 25% disapproved -- a 50-point margin in the president's favor.

Joe Manchin Slams Nancy Pelosi for ‘Make America White Again’

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), appearing on CNN Sunday morning, slammed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi for calling President Donald Trump's new immigration proposal a plan to "make America white again" on Friday.

Obama: ‘I’m Basically a Liberal Jew’

Barack Obama and Louis Farrakhan (Askia Muhammad via
Former President Barack Obama told a Jewish congregation in Manhattan that he is "basically a liberal Jew" as he defended his administration's record on Israel and his decision to criticize Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria.

Democrats Reject Trump’s Amnesty Deal, But Pocket Concessions on ‘Dreamers’

Dick Durbin laughs (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)
Sen. Dick Durbin released a statement rejecting the deal -- but accepting Trump's concession on 1.8 million "Dreamers" and the "path to citizenship."

Blue State Blues: The DACA ‘Kids’ Have Changed My Mind About Amnesty

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)
The best case against legalizing DACA is the behavior of the DACA beneficiaries themselves. They show no respect for the country they wish to join.

Obama-Farrakhan Photo Released After 13-Year Media Cover-up

Barack Obama and Louis Farrakhan (Askia Muhammad via
A photograph of then-Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan that was taken in 2005 at a meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, DC, has been released after a 13-year cover-up to protect Obama's political career.
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