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Eduardo Rivero
Eduardo Rivero is the executive editor of The Liberty Conservative.
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Ted Cruz Hails Donald Trump In Time 100 Op-Ed As “Flash-bang Grenade” Against Establishment

Former primary rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has hailed President Trump in an op-ed for Time magazine’s 2018 100 Most Influential People in the World list, released Friday. Describing the President as a “flash-bang grenade thrown into Washington by the forgotten men and women of America”, Cruz appeared in awe of how Trump “disorientated and distressed members of the media and political establishment”. He went on to tout Trump’s achievements during the first year of his presidency. He noted the President’s tax cuts, business-friendly policies, and successful strategy towards dealing with North Korea, despite the vehement opposition the Trump agenda… Keep Reading

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Potential Trump Tower Arsonist Revealed As Bernie Supporter Who “Hated” Trump

Todd Brassner, the art collector who died during the Trump Tower fire on Saturday, has been revealed as a vehement opponent of the Trump presidency, and a far-left acolyte of subversive socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), suggesting that he may have had a motive for starting the fire, which engulfed his Trump Tower apartment, leaving him dead. A review of Brassner’s Facebook profile reveals that he shared posts praising communist activist Allen Ginsberg, and that the only political pages he liked were ‘U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’, ’New York for Bernie Sanders’, ‘POTUS 44’ and ‘Women’s Rights News’. According to the… Keep Reading

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Freedom Caucus Candidate Prevails In AZ-8 Special Election Primary

Former State Sen. Debbie Lesko prevailed on Tuesday in the Republican special election primary to succeed outgoing Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) in Arizona’s 8th congressional district with 35.8% of the vote, beating her nearest challenger, former State Sen. Steve Montenegro, by 11 points. Lesko had been endorsed by Freedom Caucus leaders Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), as well as Arizona Caucus member Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) and the Caucus’s political arm, the House Freedom Fund. She was known for her fiscally conservative record during her tenure in the Arizona state legislature, but was criticized by opponents for directing… Keep Reading

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Trump Phenomenon Spreads: Nationalist Candidate Leads In 2018 Costa Rican Election

Fabricio Alvarado, a socially conservative nationalist, has won the first round of the Costa Rican presidential election with 25% of the vote, according to provisional results. He narrowly beat progressive candidate Carlos Alvarado, who won 22% of the vote. Carlos Alvarado and Fabricio Alvarado are now set to go on to the second round, which will take place on April 1. Centrist candidates Antonio Alvarez, Rudolfo Piza, and Juan Diego Castro, who came in third, fourth, and fifth place respectively, were eliminated, as was rival conservative candidate Rodolfo Hernández, who came in sixth place. It is expected that much of… Keep Reading

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Paul Backs Trump On Pakistan: He “Comes From A Wing Of The Party That Represents A Lot Of The Things That I’ve Said”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has backed President Donald Trump’s call to reduce foreign aid to Pakistan, and is prepared to work closely with the administration to help achieve this objective. “I couldn’t agree more. I’ve been fighting to end aid to Pakistan for years and will again lead the charge in the Senate. Let’s make this happen,” Paul said in a tweet on Monday. After Paul had a phone conversation with the President on this issue on Tuesday, he decided to elaborate his position further during an interview with Neil Cavuto on Fox News. “You know, I think most Americans… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Criticizes Prospective Mitt Romney Senate Bid, Citing ‘Romneycare’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) appeared critical of reports that 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is considering a run for Senate, in the wake of Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) announcing his retirement on Tuesday. When questioned about his thoughts regarding a prospective Romney bid by Fox News’ Neil Cavuto, Paul appeared dismissive. “I’ve met Mitt Romney before, I don’t know if in Utah they’d hold it against him that he was the Governor of another state across the country – a lot of those things would have to be decided over time.” Although most commentators believe Romney will easily get… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Calls For Investigation Into “High Ranking Obama Officials” Who May Have “Colluded” Against Trump

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has accused the Obama administration of having illegally attempted to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election in a tweet sent out Thursday. “Time to investigate high ranking Obama government officials who might have colluded to prevent the election of [Donald Trump]!” Paul stated. “This could be WORSE than Watergate!” Paul has previously suggested that the Obama administration may have illegally spied on his own 2016 presidential campaign. “I have formally requested from the WH and the Intel Committees info on whether I was surveilled by Obama admin and or the Intel community!” Paul stated on… Keep Reading

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Republican Senators Tank Trump’s Libertarian-Leaning Ex-Im Nominee

President Donald Trump’s libertarian-leaning nominee to chair the Export-Import Bank, former Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), has been rejected by the Republican-controlled Senate Banking Committee. As a member of the House of Representatives, Garrett was a close associate of former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), and a member of the Freedom Caucus and the Liberty Caucus. He voted against the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, delivering a scathing critique of the institution on the House floor, and condemning it as a “corruption of the free enterprise system”. His staunch opposition to corporate welfare led to conflict with special interests who benefit substantially… Keep Reading

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Israeli Deputy FM Slams American Jews Who “Never Send Their Children To Fight” For U.S., Accused Of Anti-Semitism By Left

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely has slammed American Jews in an interview with i24 News for what she believes to be a lack of patriotism to the United States. She argued that American Jews did not “[understand] the complexity of the region”. “People that never send their children to fight for their country,” she said. “Most of the [U.S.] Jews don’t have children serving as soldiers, going to the Marines, going to Afghanistan or to Iraq – most of them are having a quite convenient life.” Keep Reading

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Sebastian Gorka Slams Alex Jones: “Professional Conspiracy Theorists Are A Menace”

Sebastian Gorka, a former Deputy Assistant to the President and current contributor to Breitbart News, has slammed Alex Jones, the head of competing news site Infowars, as a “menace” in an interview with Recoil magazine. When asked about his view of Jones, Gorka conceded that while he “[loves] conspiracy theories as diverting entertainment,” he believes “professional conspiracy theorists are a menace.” “It’s not an accident that outrageous forgeries and smears such as the Protocols of the Elders of Zion are still printed and widely available in the Middle East,” Gorka continued. “Conspiracy theories are dangerous. Those who propagate them should be shunned.” Keep Reading

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Pinochet-Loving “Brazilian Trump” Emerges As Frontrunner In Nation’s 2018 Presidential Election

Jair Bolsanaro, a outspoken and controversial conservative Brazilian Federal Deputy, has continued his rise in recent weeks towards the top of the polls for the South American country’s 2018 presidential election. Although similar right-wing populist figures have emerged in parts of Europe and Asia over the last years, Latin America has been generally resistant to this trend, due to resentment among much of the populace towards the legacy of the right-wing strongmen such as Bolivia’s Hugo Banzer and Chile’s Augusto Pinochet that dominated the continent during the Cold War era. However, Bolsanaro, a former military officer, has proudly embraced this… Keep Reading

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Anti-Fed Rep. Jeb Hensarling Retiring, Allen West Considering Comeback Bid For Open Seat

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and a staunch critic of the Federal Reserve, has announced that he is retiring from Congress at the end of his term to a statement released to the press. “Today I am announcing that I will not seek re-election to the U.S. Congress in 2018,” Hensarling stated. “Although service in Congress remains the greatest privilege of my life, I never intended to make it a lifetime commitment, and I have already stayed far longer than I had originally planned.” Hensarling was initially considered by President Donald Trump for Secretary… Keep Reading

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Thomas Massie “Excited” About Trump Tax Plan: “I Am Going To Vote For This”

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) has announced his support for the Republican tax reform bill currently in the House of Representatives, according to a report by CNN. This is no doubt a boon for the bill, which was expected to face criticism from libertarian-minded Republican lawmakers such as Massie and the members of the Freedom Caucus for not going far enough in reducing the tax burden of Americans. “I am going to vote for this,” Massie stated. “This is a new experience for me to be excited about a bill.” Massie claimed that while he continues to have reservations about the… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Has Potential “Life-Threatening Injuries”, Political Future “Unclear” After Brutal Leftist Attack

A savage assassination attempt which took place on Friday has incapacitated Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), according to a report by the Associated Press. According to Paul’s Chief of Staff, Doug Stafford, it is “unclear when Paul will return to work since he is in considerable pain and has difficulty getting around, including flying.” The Senator is currently recovering from “five broken ribs” including “three displaced fractures, which can lead to life-threatening injuries”. Paul was mowing his lawn in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Friday afternoon when socialist revolutionary Rene Boucher tackled him from behind, forced him to the ground, and began… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul To Join GOP “Civil War”, Support “Constitutional” Candidates In 2018 Republican Primaries

Rand Paul is planning to join the uprising against the establishment by endorsing candidates in the upcoming 2018 Senate primaries, according to a Sunday interview with MSNBC‘s Kasie Hunt. Paul described a “civil war with the GOP”, between establishment elements and those aligned with the Republican grassroots. “I’ll be part of this – I’m going to be involved with primaries around the country,” Paul said, suggesting he will play a role in the 2018 revolt against the Senate establishment. Asked if he would endorse challengers to incumbent Senators, he made clear that he is “not going to be opposing colleagues… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul: I’ve Spent More Hours With The President Than Any Other Senator

Sen. Rand Paul has preemptively thrown his support in the 2020 presidential race to incumbent President Donald Trump, during a Sunday interview with MSNBC with Kasie Hunt where he opened up about his close relationship with the President. Rand Paul noted that while he had opposed Trump’s position on numerous issues over the past few months, “we still have a very good relationship because I don’t attack him personally”. Paul criticized the “high-mindedness” of Republican Senators such as Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE), and Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), who choose to “condemn the President’s character”, despite being far from… Keep Reading

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Court Dismisses Antifa Attempt To Place Restraining Order On Liberty Conservative Contributor

A California court dismissed an attempt by Antifa leader Yvette Felarca to place a restraining order on Liberty Conservative contributor Troy Worden on Thursday. Felarca had attempted to use the restraining order to constrain the free speech of Worden, the chair of the Berkeley College Republicans, on his own college campus. Under the rules of the restraining order, Felarca, who is not a student at UC Berkeley, visited campus, Worden would be required to maintain a considerable distance from her. “While we have beaten Yvette Felarca in round one, this is not over,” said Mark Meuser, Worden’s attorney. “We have gathered enough… Keep Reading

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Bannon: Turkey “Biggest Danger” For The United States, Iran “Not Even Close”

Nationalist leader Steve Bannon slammed U.S. allies Turkey and Qatar in an interview with Saudi newspaper Asharq al-Awsat on Saturday. “Turkey is the biggest danger for us,” Bannon declared. “No, not even close to Iran,” he continued, waving his hand in dismissal of the popular notion that Iran and North Korea are the greatest threats the United States faces abroad. “We don’t read well what is going on in Turkey right now, under [Turkish President] Erdogan,” Bannon said. “This is an issue I am going to pursue hard.” Keep Reading

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Flake Hints At 2020 Presidential Primary Challenge, Corker Indicates Support

Moments after U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) made a controversial speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday where he disavowed President Donald Trump, announced his decision not to run for re-election, and his desire to use his remaining year in the Senate to take on the President, he made clear on an interview with Jake Tapper on CNN on Tuesday that he was considering a 2020 presidential bid. Asked whether he could challenge Trump in 2020, Flake repeatedly refused to rule out the prospect, merely noting that 2020 is “a long time away”. “Certainly, I didn’t support the president in the last… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Backs President, Refuses To Give Standing Ovation During Jeff Flake Publicity Stunt

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), a stalwart of last year’s failed ‘Never Trump’ movement, issued a vocal disavowal of President  Trump on the Senate floor on Tuesday, before announcing his decision not to run for re-election.  While vocal Trump critics Sens. Bob Corker (R-TN) and John McCain (R-AZ) showered Flake with praise and applause, and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) burst into tears, Paul was the only Senator among the 7 Republicans and 8 Democrats present on the Senate floor at the time to refuse to give Flake a standing ovation. Keep Reading

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Report: Mike Pence Backs Assange Pardon Effort

Vice President Mike Pence has backed efforts by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) to secure a presidential pardon for dissident Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to a report by Chuck Johnson of GotNews. Pence also allegedly confirmed that President Donald Trump had seen one of Rohrabacher’s televised appearances, where the California Congressman discussed his communication with Assange, and was sympathetic to the effort. In late September, the President claimed he had “never heard [the prospect of a deal with Assange] mentioned”. Keep Reading

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Libertarian Republican Likely To Primary Challenge Wyoming Senator

Libertarian Republican Erik Prince is strongly considering a run against incumbent Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), according a report by the New York Times. Barrasso is a fairly average Republican Senator, voting consistently with his party leadership, and is said to be close to Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Barrasso currently serves as the Chair of the Senate Environment Committee. Prince has reportedly travelled to Wyoming with his family in order to seek residency there. Prince had previously resided in the state during the 1990s and early 2000s, according to public records. Keep Reading

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Marsha Blackburn Announces U.S. Senate Run In Tennessee

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) has announced her bid for U.S. Senate in Tennessee in order to replace outgoing Sen. Bob Corker. Blackburn is expected to receive the backing of conservatives with close ties to the Trump administration, such as David Bossie of Citizens United and Steve Bannon of Breitbart News. She is also reportedly favored by the fiscally conservative Club for Growth. Her main opponent is likely to be U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher, after Gov. Bill Haslam announced that he will not run for the open seat. Fincher’s decision to run will likely determine whether the Koch brothers, who… Keep Reading

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Stephen Miller Demands Passage Of RAISE Act As Prerequisite For Any DACA Deal

Senior Advisor to the President Stephen Miller has outlined the administration’s preconditions for any deal regarding minors affected by Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, according to a report by McClatchy. Miller called for switching to a merit-based immigration system, eliminating protections for unaccompanied illegal alien children, increasing the numbers of immigration enforcement officials, raising visa fees, and implementing e-verify, in a document which endorses most of the core tenets of the RAISE Act, which is also backed by the administration. Overall, there are roughly a dozen proposals mentioned in the list. Keep Reading

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Antifa Leader Files Frivolous Restraining Order Against Liberty Conservative Contributor

Yvette Felarca, the leader of the Northern California wing of By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), filed a frivolous restraining order against Troy Worden, an opinion contributor at The Liberty Conservative, falsely accusing Worden of engaging in harassment. Initially, the court approved the order, as Felarca had four fellow BAMN organizers testify as witnesses, despite the fact that some of those organizers were not even present during the alleged interaction between Worden and Felarca. Worden’s attorney, Mark Meuser, who is also The Liberty Conservative‘s Washington Correspondent, described the situation. “Based upon her testimony, the court entered a temporary restraining order that prohibited Worden… Keep Reading

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Mulvaney Slams Wasteful Travel Spending: “Every Penny We Spend Comes From The Taxpayer!”

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, has released a memorandum directed at the heads of executive departments and agencies in the federal government, calling on them to use commercial air transport where possible. Mulvaney’s memorandum comes in the wake of the resignation of Health & Human Services Sec. Tom Price after it emerged that he had spent roughly $1 million on private planes. Similar allegations of misuse of travel expenses have also been made against other members of the Trump Cabinet, including Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin and Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke. “Government-owned, rented, leased, or chartered… Keep Reading

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Report: John Kelly Blocking Deal That Would Vindicate Julian Assange

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is allegedly blocking Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) from communicating a deal to President Donald Trump regarding Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to a Tuesday report by the Daily Caller. Under the terms of the deal, Assange would provide information vindicating Russia of the now-widespread accusation that the country hacked into the Democratic National Committee and subsequently gave the information they acquired to Wikileaks in an effort to assist Donald Trump. In return, Assange would receive a preemptive presidential pardon. Keep Reading

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Trump Nominates Libertarian Favorite Don Willett To Federal Appellate Court

President Donald Trump has nominated Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to the Fifth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Willett is known as a champion of restraining bureaucracy and interpreting regulations in a limited way. In 2015, he was described by Reason‘s Damon Root as producing “the most libertarian legal opinion ever written” during a case regarding whether eyebrow threaders ought to be required to hold licenses in order to remove eyebrow hairs with cotton threads. Keep Reading

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Trump: Rand Paul Is “A Good Guy And He Wants What’s Good For The Party”

President Donald Trump heaped praise on Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Wednesday evening, reiterating his belief that the Kentucky Senator will ultimately support Republican health care reform initiatives. “I think Rand Paul will be there for us. He was there for me two times before,” presumably referring to Paul’s votes in favor of the ‘skinny repeal’ and ‘partial repeal’ amendments during the previous Obamacare repeal effort in July. “I like Rand Paul a lot and I think he’ll be there for me,” Trump continued. “He’s a good guy and he wants what’s good also for the party. I think Rand… Keep Reading

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President Trump To Back Rand Paul Health Care Proposal

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told MSNBC on Wednesday that President Donald Trump intends to respond to the failure of the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal legislation by taking executive action to enact Paul’s “Associated Health Plans” health care reform proposal. “I think there’s going to be big news from the White House in the next week or two, as something they can do on their own,” Paul said. “This is something I’ve been advocating for six months and I think it’s bigger than Graham-Cassidy, it’s bigger than any reform that we’ve even talked about to date, but hasn’t got enough attention.” Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Issues List Of Demands On Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has issued a list of demands to the White House in order to obtain his vote on the Graham-Cassidy health care reform bill, according to a Sunday report by Axios. The administration believes Paul represents the best hope for passing the bill, with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) seen as less likely to come over. In particular, they are banking on the warm relationship between President Donald Trump and Sen. Paul, a frequent defender of the administration during his televised appearances. Paul has negotiated directly with Trump, as well as Vice President Mike Pence, regarding this legislation. Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Willing To Negotiate On Graham-Cassidy If Block Grants Halved

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has laid out his precondition for negotiation on the Graham-Cassidy health care reform bill in a Sunday interview with the Washington Post. The Senator has declared he will consider backing the bill if the block grants given to the states by it were substantially lowered. “Would I talk to them if they said they wanted to make the block grants half as much? I might,” Paul said. “Nobody has really offered me that, to say, ‘Well, we could spend less’. But we’re going to have a $700 billion deficit, and this is an entitlement program.” Paul acknowledged… Keep Reading

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Trump Proclaims Rand Paul Can Be Won Over On Graham-Cassidy

President Donald Trump has proclaimed that he believes Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) could ultimately back the Graham-Cassidy health reform bill, which aims to repeal and replace Obamacare. On Saturday, Trump tweeted: “I know Rand Paul and I think he may find a way to get there for the good of the Party!” The tweet echoes his remarks from last night’s rally in Alabama, where the President stated, “I haven’t given up on him, because I think he may come around.” “Wouldn’t it be ironic if he took John McCain’s place — and they definitely do not like each other. Wouldn’t that be… Keep Reading

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The Liberty Conservative Endorses Donald Trump For President Of The United States

Tomorrow, Americans will decide who will serve as the next President of the United States. The Liberty Conservative is proud to give its endorsement to the Republican nominee, Donald Trump. Firstly, Donald Trump is far from perfect. He was not the first choice for most of us – although, to be clear, neither was he our last choice. Yet, Trump did something incredible. He demonstrated that the Republican establishment, which has chosen the last six Republican presidential nominees, can be beaten by an anti-establishment outsider who manages to capture the spirit of the people. On economic policy, Trump has demonstrated… Keep Reading

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RINO Primary Challenger Scheduled As Warmup Speaker For Bannon At Berkeley Free Speech Rally

All eyes within the pro-Trump movement are currently on Milo Yiannopoulos’s much-hyped ‘Free Speech Week’ event in Berkeley, which is scheduled to take place next week. Most of the attention is being focused on Day 4 of the event, when the most high profile speakers – conservative commentator Ann Coulter, YouTube personality Sargon of Akkad, former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, and Yiannopoulos himself – are scheduled to address attendees. However, the speaker list for that day also lists an apparent warmup speaker for these individuals, someone named ‘Stelion Onufrei’. At first glance, the relatively unknown Onufrei may be… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Backs Tillerson In Trump Administration’s Internal Iran Deal Dispute

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has called for the United States to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, providing new negotiations regarding restricting Iran’s ballistic missiles are conducted, in an interview with Politico. In doing so, he has backed the position of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is said to favor maintaining the nuclear agreement with Iran, albeit with some modifications to strengthen the current arrangement. Tillerson’s position echoes that of Trump’s during the 2016 presidential campaign period. Both Trump and his campaign advisers argued that while they did not support the Iran deal, they would respect the fact that a deal… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Confronted Globalist General H.R. McMaster Over Afghan Surge

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) met with National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster recently and confronted him over his advocacy for increased U.S. presence in Afghanistan, according to an interview with Reason on Friday. “I saw McMaster not too long ago, and I gave him grief about the Afghan War and said it’s a huge mistake,” Paul recounted to Reason‘s Matt Welch. “Well, but it’s not nation building,” McMaster replied. “How can it be anything but national building?” Paul asked McMaster. “We’re on our 16th year there, and you think you’re still fighting the last war. What you’re doing is trying to create a… Keep Reading

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Cruz: “I Am One Of The Most Libertarian Members Of The Senate”

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) called for keeping of the government out of the bedrooms of consenting adults in an interview with CNN on Wednesday.  Following recent controversy surrounding an explicit video being ‘liked’ by Cruz’s official Twitter account, CNN’s Dana Bash asked the Senator whether he thought that it was ironic, given that he had defended a ban on the sale of sex toys in Texas as the state’s Solicitor General. Cruz responded by downplaying it, accusing the mainstream media of running stories that are “totally false”. He went on to explain that he was merely doing his job… Keep Reading

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Thomas Massie Endorses Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race

Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) has announced his endorsement of Judge Roy Moore for United States Senate in Alabama in a statement released by the Moore campaign. “Roy Moore has more political spine than anyone I know,” Massie said. “He has twice chosen to lose his job than compromise his principles. He is a man willing to stand up to the out of control courts and help us return to the limited government outlined in our Constitution.” “I give him my full support and look forward to having him as a stalwart colleague in the Senate,” Massie continued. Keep Reading

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Eyewitness Report: ANTIFA Outmaneuvers Police During Chapel Hill Confederate Statue Protest

Yesterday night, Black Lives Matter, ANTIFA and other extremist left-wing groups gathered on McCorkle Place on northern side of the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill to demand the tearing down of Silent Sam, a Confederate Civil War memorial dedicated to fallen alumni soldiers. Initially, the demonstration started with the usual left-wing protest chants of “Hey Hey Ho Ho, Silent Sam Has Got To Go!” and “Cops & The Klan Go Hand-In-Hand” and other rehashes of 60’s protest anthems. The left is forever locked in the time warp of the Civil Rights era. As the evening wore on,… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Conducts Diplomacy In Malta

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is currently in the Maltese capital of Valetta, and has met with the President of the country, according to a report by Lovin Malta. President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, of the center-left Labour Party, met with the Senator briefly earlier today. The President then shared some photos of her meeting with Sen. Paul on Twitter, including a photo of him signing the visitor’s book in the presidential residence. Keep Reading

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Trump’s Base Largely Disappointed By Bannon Ouster

Prominent figures associated with Trump’s nationalist base, which generally supported Steve Bannon during his tenure as White House Chief Strategist, appeared to express mixed reactions to his dismissal on social media. GotNews founder Chuck Johnson, who had collaborated with Bannon on the Trump campaign last year, appeared not to be too disappointed, based on a post he made on Facebook in response to the news. “Steve Bannon was always about Steve Bannon. He did little to bring in others and over promised and under delivered,” Johnson said. Keep Reading

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Steve Bannon Has Been Fired

President Donald Trump has informed his staff that he has decided to fire White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, according to a report by the New York Times. The report claims that a source close to Bannon stated that Bannon had planned to resign on August 7, but his resignation was delayed due to the turmoil in Charlottesville. However, this may be just spin by the Bannon camp, given other reports that said Bannon had personally intended to stay, and was indeed fired after an internal review. Keep Reading

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Netanyahu’s Son On Charlottesville: “Thugs Of Antifa And BLM” Are The Problem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son, Yair Netanyahu, has denounced the left-wing groups involved in the Charlottesville unrest on August 12, according a report by Haaretz. “The thugs of Antifa and BLM who hate my country (and America too in my view) just as much are getting stronger and stronger and becoming super dominant in American universities and public life,” Netanyahu wrote on Facebook. Keep Reading

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NAACP Bizarrely Demands Trump Fire “White Supremacist Leader” Bannon After Charlottesville Unrest

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a prominent liberal civil rights organization, has demanded that President Donald Trump fire White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon in response to the violence at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, according to a bizarre statement released by the group on Saturday. “We call on the President to take the tangible step to remove Steve Bannon – a well-known white supremacist leader – from his team of advisers,” the NAACP declared. “Bannon serves as a symbol of white nationalism and his high place in the White House only energizes that… Keep Reading

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Steve Bannon Could Be Fired In Ongoing White House Reshuffle

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has once again fallen out of Trump’s favor, and his job could well be at risk, according to reports by Axios‘s Jonathan Swan and Politico‘s Josh Dawsey, Eliana Johnson, and Ben White. Trump appears to have two main gripes with Bannon. Firstly, he suspects Bannon to be responsible for the negative leaks about National Security H.R. McMaster to conservative publications such as Breitbart, which was previously headed by Bannon. Bannon reportedly believes “believes the globalists pose the greatest internal threat to the Trump presidency, and could send it veering off course with foreign interventions,” according to… Keep Reading

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Report: Is Justin Amash Considering a 2020 Primary Challenge To Trump?

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) was recently mentioned in a list of potential 2020 Republican primary challengers to President Donald Trump by The Hill‘s Jonathan Easley and Scott Wong. The report, which largely dismissed Amash’s prospects, stated, “National Republicans are skeptical, noting that Amash lacks name recognition and a national fundraising network and hails from the libertarian wing of the party, which has historically underperformed in GOP primaries.” “Through his spokeswoman, Amash had no comment,” the report added, further fueling speculation about his future steps. Keep Reading

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Patriotic Venezuelan Paramilitaries Fail In Attempt To Take Control

A group of armed Venezuelan patriots, led by a former army officer, were unsuccessful in an attempted anti-government rebellion on Sunday, according to reports. In a video released to the public, the leader of the faction, Capt. Juan Caguaripano, declared, “We are united now, more than ever, with the brave people of Venezuela who do not recognize the legitimacy of Nicolás Maduro’s murderous tyranny.” Keep Reading

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