CHICAGO – In September 2010, six thousand taxpayers from Barack Obama's hometown gathered to hear from conservative activists just becoming known to the American public – including status quo challengers such as cable TV and radio talk show host Dana Loesch, SEIU exposer Anita MonCreif, Blaze Network founder Glenn Beck and the founder of Breitbart.com Andrew Breitbart.
It's been four years today since Andrew Breitbart died suddenly near his California home, and he's still revered among the Tea Party faithful. During his comments at the Right Nation 2010 conference at Hoffman Estates' Sear Centre, Breitbart told the audience,
"This is about the future. This about the next 100 years … We have finally discovered that we have to take this country back. We, the people, have to become the media. We have to become vigilant," he said.
The whole 7-minute speech:
Founding Bloggers did an extensive report on the protest activities outside the Sears Centre:
The 2010 event's key organizer was Illinois Review's publisher Dennis LaComb, with the help of the United to Restore Freedom Foundation.