On March 29, California superior court judge Elihu Berle ruled that most coffee sold in the Golden State will have to bear a warning label stating that it may increase the likelihood of cancer. Roasted coffee contains traces of the carcinogen acrylamide, and so Californians, if the ruling stands, must be warned every time they
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A new book recently caught our attention: It’s Time to Fight Dirty: How Democrats Can Build a Lasting Majority in American Politics by David Faris, an associate professor of political science at Roosevelt University in Chicago. We weren’t aware that Democrats needed the advice of the title, having long taken an admittedly perverse pleasure in
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In the era of gesture politics, when political discourse consists of an endless sequence of symbolic protests and counterprotests, there are few winners. The shouting and sign-waving protesters look bitter and sanctimonious, the objects of their disgust are obliged to defend themselves against frequently outrageous accusations, and no one comes away more enlightened. In a
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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called President Donald Trump’s consideration of $100 billion in additional tariffs on China an “appropriate response” to Beijing’s “unjustified” latest tariff threat. In a statement Thursday, Lighthizer said after “a detailed investigation, USTR found overwhelming evidence that China’s unreasonable actions are harming the U.S. economy.” “President Trump is proposing an
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Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow hosted the “Masters of the Universe” town hall tonight, where he discussed the threat of major tech companies alongside a host of panelists. Addressing the packed room at the event, Alex Marlow said: “Welcome everyone, I’m Alexander Marlow the Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart.com and the Breitbart News Network and I’m so
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At the Breitbart News event “Masters of the Universe: Big Tech vs. Free Speech and Privacy” in Louisiana on Thursday night, author Ann Coulter said that Internet speech controls have gone far beyond criticizing flawed reports as fake news. “It is actual censorship, and it is terrifying,” she declared. Coulter praised the Internet as “the
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Robert Epstein, a senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, claimed during Breitbart News’ “Masters of the Universe” town hall tonight that Google favored positive search results of Hillary Clinton above those of President Trump. Epstein discussed his work surrounding the power of tech companies on elections and their influence on
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At the Breitbart News “Masters of the Universe” town hall event on big tech on Thursday evening, psychologist Dr. Robert Epstein explained how Google reads everything that goes through Gmail — including deleted drafts and incoming emails from non-Google email clients. He also explained how Google has access to the email servers of multiple mainstream
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Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute and best-selling author of Clinton Cash and Secret Empires, argued at Breitbart News’ “Masters of the Universe” town hall on Thursday that “transparency would be a good solution” for Google’s secretive algorithm. At Breitbart News’ live town hall event, “Masters of the Universe: Big Tech vs. Free Speech and Privacy”
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Breitbart News Editor at Large Peter Schweizer explained at the Breitbart News “Masters of the Universe” town hall event how individuals responsible for censorship at major technology firms may not even be senior employees. In recent years, YouTube, which is owned by Google, has increasingly censored or demonetized videos that they deem inappropriate or offensive, making
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Investigative journalist and author Peter Schweizer explained why Silicon Valley’s business model of providing free services is so effective during the Breitbart News Town Hall on Thursday. “When you first look at Google on the surface, it’s a great company. They give you this incredible search capability, this access to information basically for free, in
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Tech giants like Google and Facebook could swing an election in the United States without the public or government authorities being able to detect it, said psychologist and search engine manipulation expert Dr. Robert Epstein, at Breitbart News’ first town hall event on big tech on Thursday evening. “The more information these companies have about
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by Tom Ciccotta5 Apr 20180 5 Apr, 20185 Apr, 2018 Noted psychologist Robert Epstein pronounced his love for America during the Breitbart News “Masters of the Universe” town hall event on Thursday evening. Epstein, an American psychologist who earned a Ph.D. in psychology at Harvard University in 1981, spoke on Thursday night at Breitbart News’
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Robert Epstein, a senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, claimed during Breitbart News’ “Masters of the Universe” town hall tonight that the major tech companies have considerable powers of manipulation in elections. Speaking at the Breitbart News’ “Masters of the Universe” town hall alongside Ann Coulter, investigative journalist and Breitbart Editor-at-Large
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Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute and best-selling author of Clinton Cash and Secret Empires, argued at Breitbart News’ “Masters of the Universe” town hall on Thursday that Google and Facebook have “more power than any company in human history.” At Breitbart News’ live town hall event, “Masters of the Universe: Big Tech
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Dr. Robert Epstein of the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology warned the audience at the Breitbart News “Masters of the Universe” town hall event to the extent to which major technology companies such as Google are surveilling their users. Epstein, a senior research psychologist at the Institute, explained that Google is now “monitoring
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by Penny Starr5 Apr 2018Washington, DC0 5 Apr, 20185 Apr, 2018 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hitting back following attacks on Administrator Scott Pruitt concerning his housing arrangements in Washington, DC, being an unethical gift from a lobbyist. Kevin Minoli, designated agency ethics official and principal deputy general counsel for the agency, issued a memorandum
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President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would take a look into ethics allegations against Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt over his condo lease and other issues, but added the official was doing a “fantastic job.” Pruitt has loyally executed Trump’s deregulatory agenda with plans to roll back Obama-era programs cutting emissions from power
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President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider placing $100 billion in additional tariffs on Chinese goods. “In light of China’s unfair retaliation, I have instructed the USTR to consider whether $100 billion of additional tariffs would be appropriate under section 301,” Trump said in a statement issued by the
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President Donald Trump’s first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, repeatedly swore at Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee during a contentious interview last month, angrily declaring he wasn’t going to answer their” “f***ing question,” CNN reported. Lewandowski on Thursday defended his cursing, telling CNN that Democrats were the first to cuss during the interview, and “I felt
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Breitbart News is hosting a live town hall event—“Masters of the Universe”: Big Tech vs. Free Speech and Privacy—in Louisiana tonight. Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow will moderate the event, which will begin at 8 p.m. ET. Watch the live stream of the town hall (#BigTechExposed) here. The town hall, held at Andrea’s restaurant in
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Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh pledged his support of embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt Thursday, saying he hopes Pruitt stays on the job despite pressure to resign over a series of allegations regarding ethics violations. Limbaugh argued that Pruitt “has become, outside of [President Donald] Trump, the single biggest target of the American
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President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks on Amazon on Thursday, saying “I’m going to study” whether his administration should take action against the online retailing giant because “the post office is not doing well with Amazon.” “We’re going to see what happens,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One after speaking at a
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President Donald Trump on Thursday repeatedly attacked Sen. John Manchin telling a West Virginia business roundtable the vulnerable Democrat has “voted against tax cuts” and other policies. “He also voted against medical help and healthcare,” Trump said, referring to eliminating the Obamacare individual mandate that was repealed last year in tax-reform legislation. “That’s bad. “We can’t
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Scroll down for next story Hosted by Charlie Sykes. Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, editor in chief Stephen F. Hayes discusses the embattled EPA chief, the latest on the trade war, our recent editorial on the economy, Charlie Sykes’s recent opinion item “The Conscience of Ann Coulter” and the firing of Kevin Williamson. The
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Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., assailed the Trump administration’s threats of tariffs in its trade tiff with China — saying farmers and ranchers should not be collateral damage. In remarks to The Kansas City Star, the chairman of the Senate agriculture committee fumed it was “very unfortunate” President Donald Trump “has an intrinsic belief in protectionism” and “protectionists”
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Fifteen attorneys general, along with the city of Chicago, have filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency and Administrator Scott Pruitt for failing to follow the Clean Air Act. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman led the suit, which was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, accusing Pruitt
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