Bre Payton
Bre Payton
Bre Payton, Staff Writer
Bre Payton is the culture and millennial politics reporter for The Federalist. She has written on subjects ranging from Kanye West to Supreme Court rulings, to 2016 and breaking news. She has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, NPR, BBC World News, among others, and her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Daily Signal, WORLD Magazine, and The Daily Caller to name a few. A native Californian, Bre traded her west coast sunshine for an east coast newsroom. She previously worked as a reporter for and received her degree in Political Journalism from Patrick Henry College. She is based in Washington, DC and can be contacted at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at @Bre_Payton.
What Self-Governing Societies Can Learn From Ancient Athens

In the third lecture of Hillsdale College’s course on the histories of Athens and Sparta, Victor Davis Hanson asks: ‘What is the chief virtue of Athens?’

Thousands Of American Children Are Separated From Parents Put In Prison Every Year

The plight of children who accompany their parents crossing the border into the United States illegally has captured the attention of the press.

Meghan McCain: A Nation That Cannot Control Its Borders Is Not A Nation

In a segment on ABC’s ‘The View’ on Wednesday, Meghan McCain said that part of what makes a nation is its ability to secure its own border.

8 Times The DOJ Inspector General Slammed James Comey In Blistering Report

“Comey’s description of his choice as being between ‘two doors,’ one labeled ‘speak’ and one labeled ‘conceal,’ was a false dichotomy,” the report states. “The two doors were actually labeled ‘follow policy/practice’ and ‘depart from policy/practice.'”

This Woman’s Autistic Foster Son Was Ripped From Her Arms Because She Works With Catholics

An autistic boy in Philadelphia was kept from returning to his foster mother’s home for weeks due to the city’s effective ban on Catholic Social Services.

Meet The Man Mowing Lawns For Those In Need Across America

Rodney Smith is on a mission to mow lawns for veterans, elderly individuals, single moms, and those who are handicapped in all 50 states.

Watch The Moment Donald Trump Meets Kim Jong-Un And Shakes Hands

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and U.S. President Donald Trump met for the first time Tuesday morning in Singapore, ahead of one-on-one talks.

What Ancient Sparta Can Teach Us About Politics Today

The elaborate social and political structure of Spartan society can teach us much about self-governance today.

13 Emoji We Need Immediately Or We’ll Beset Google With Twitter Mobs

Until these are added to the emoji keyboard, Google needs to stop pretending they care about diversity and face the facts.

8 Times Members Of The Media Spread ‘Missing Melania’ Conspiracy Theories

Over the past week, speculation about Melania Trump’s whereabouts has reached a fever pitch among DC media types.

Miss America Contestants React To No More Swimsuit Or Evening Gown Competition

On Tuesday, the Miss America Organization announced it was axing the swimsuit and evening gown portions of its annual competition.

Court Splits Baby In Case Involving Illegal Minor Seeking A U.S. Abortion

In a ruling issued Monday, the Supreme Court vacated a lower court’s ruling that allowed an undocumented teenage girl to get an abortion while in federal custody. 

The Joy Reid Saga Proves There Are Different Standards For Liberals And Conservatives

Over the past week, three women in television have said bad things, but only one lost her job.

Israeli Embassy Claps Back At Iranian Leader’s Call To Wipe Them Out With This Hilarious GIF

Iran’s Supreme Leader said the state of Israel is a ‘cancerous tumor’ that needs to be ‘eradicated,’ but Israel is not having any of it. 

WATCH: Bill Clinton Comes Unstuck At Prospect Of Apologizing To Monica Lewinsky

‘This was litigated 20 years ago, two-thirds of the American people sided with me.’

SCOTUS Rules Colorado Baker Does Not Have To Make Cake Celebrating Same-Sex Union

Jack Phillips objected to baking a cake for the couple on religious grounds. The Supreme Court overturned a Colorado ruling that his business must bake the cake or face severe consequences.

Why Studying The Classics Is Crucial To Understanding The Human Spirit And Western Civilization

The idea that men are created equal is one that originates with Greek philosophers, to whom Americans today owe a great debt.

In Old Blog Post, MSNBC’s Joy Reid Attacked Wolf Blitzer For Being Too Nice To Jews

In old blog posts, MSNBC anchor Joy Ann Reid attacked CNN’s Wolf Blitzer for being too nice to Jews and pushed 9/11 conspiracy theories.

Bee To Ivanka: ‘Put On Something Tight And Low’ To Get Dad’s Attention, ‘You Feckless C–t’

During a foul-mouthed rant about immigration policies on Wednesday night, Samantha Bee told Ivanka Trump to put in a skimpy outfit to get her dad to listen to her.

U.K. Activist Tommy Robinson Sentenced To 13 Months In Jail After Live-Streaming Ongoing Trial

British activist and reporter Tommy Robinson was arrested last week for streaming outside a courthouse in Leeds, England via Facebook Live.