Bre Payton
Bre Payton
Bre Payton, Staff Writer

Bre Payton was a staff writer for The Federalist. She wrote on subjects ranging from Kanye West to Supreme Court rulings, to 2016 and breaking news. She appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, NPR, BBC World News, among others, and her work was featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Daily Signal, and WORLD Magazine, to name a few. She had also worked as a reporter for and received her degree in Political Journalism from Patrick Henry College.

Let’s Be Honest. Keurig Machines Deserve To Be Smashed. They Make Terrible Coffee

We need to talk about how awful Keurig machines are.

Are The Men Gone? This Hollywood Reporter Cover Is A Bad Sign

In a culture where greatness is measured not by courage or by strength, but by wokeness and materialism, it’s no wonder men are turning into beta males.

One Year In, Me Too Hasn’t Made Me Feel Any Safer Or More Empowered To Speak Out

The way Christine Blasey Ford and other women have been treated demonstrates the Me Too movement is no longer about justice, but about political vengeance. 

I’m Thankful For These Nine Heroes Braving California’s Devastating Fires

Amidst the devastation and tragedy in my home state, heroes have emerged. Here are nine people whose bravery I’m thankful for.

Report: Aborted Baby Body Parts Traffickers May Be Raking In U.S. Tax Dollars

A new report shows that an organization that harvests aborted baby organs for research has been charging more than what is legally reimbursable.

I Visited The Church Of Scientology. Here’s What Happened

Last week I wandered into the Church of Scientology in Pasadena, California, and what happened during my visit made me afraid for the church’s members.

$2 Million Art Above Homeless Tent Encampment Highlights DC’s Problems

Washington D.C. taxpayers are footing the bill for a $2 million light installation under bridges where sidewalks are lined with tents. 

People Calling Ford ‘Brave’ And Kavanaugh ‘Unhinged’ Have No Idea What Courage Is

Don’t gaslight me into pretending that Kavanaugh is ‘unhinged’ while Ford’s squirrelly demeanor and weak command of the facts were some sort of heroic act that I, as a woman, must worship. 

NSFW: 4 Shocking Moments From the Latest Planned Parenthood Video

The latest video on Planned Parenthood’s organ-trafficking scheme shows technicians picking through baby bodies to find the most profitable organs to sell.

Catholic Senior Living Center Bans Residents From Saying ‘Merry Christmas’

A senior living center has banned its residents from saying ‘Merry Christmas’ and displaying any Christmas cards or religious decor in common areas.

How Mark Twain Created The Great American Hero

In ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,’ Mark Twain creates a heroic archetype that is uniquely American.

Brilliant Engineer Gets Revenge On Package Thieves With A Homemade Glitter Bomb

YouTuber Mark Rober was sick of thieves nabbing packages from his front porch, so he designed a massive glitter bomb set to deploy when the culprits opened the stolen box.

Comey: The FBI’s Garbage Reputation Is Everybody’s Fault But Mine

‘At some point someone has to stand up and in the face of fear of Fox News, fear of their base, fear of mean tweets stand up for the values of this country and not slink away into retirement.’

How Mark Twain Used Child Characters To Critique Adults

Mark Twain treats the consciousness of children seriously in his works ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.’

DOJ Destroyed Missing Strzok/Page Text Messages Before The IG Could Review Them

The DOJ wiped text messages between former FBI employees, Lisa Page and Peter Strozk, before the Office of the Inspector General could review them.

Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu: ‘I Would Love’ To Regulate Speech

In a segment on CNN Tuesday afternoon, Rep. Ted Lieu lamented that fact that the First Amendment prevents him from regulating speech.

Check Out The Incompetent PR Response To The Expose On The Women’s March’s Anti-Semitism

A Women’s March PR flack tried to spin Tablet Magazine’s expose detailing anti-Semitism and shady financial practices within the organization. She failed.

How Mark Twain Championed Self-Government Through Humor And Realism

Mark Twain rejected the simplistic, good-guys-always-win type of Sunday school stories with overtly moral themes that he was raised on.

Washington Post Columnist Jennifer Rubin Runs Away When Asked How She’s ‘Conservative’

I asked Jennifer Rubin, a ‘conservative’ columnist for The Washington Post, what makes her conservative and in response, she said she ‘had to run.’

Why Studying Mark Twain Is Essential To Understanding America Today

‘The young love hardly anything better than to laugh. And if they do love something more than that, they love to learn more than that. If you read Mark Twain, you get to do both at the same time.’