The Daily Signal

Policy News, Conservative Analysis and Opinion

04/25/2017 04:09 PM
What Trump Has Done on Foreign Policy, National Security in First 100 Days

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump—who campaigned on an “America first” platform—has used the power of his office to act on the world... Read More

The post What Trump Has Done on Foreign Policy, National Security in First 100 Days appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/25/2017 04:08 PM
Demonstrators Descend on Heritage Foundation to Protest Trump Budget

Demonstrators and activists opposed to President Donald Trump descended upon The Heritage Foundation on Tuesday to protest the think tank’s budget plan and attempt to... Read More

The post Demonstrators Descend on Heritage Foundation to Protest Trump Budget appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/24/2017 03:53 PM
The Pentagon Has a ‘Ghost Soldiers’ Problem

Since 2002, billions of U.S. tax dollars have been spent rebuilding Afghanistan after decades of war. A big chunk of that money pays Afghan soldiers... Read More

The post The Pentagon Has a ‘Ghost Soldiers’ Problem appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/24/2017 03:25 PM
Why Record Numbers of Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship

Would you give up your citizenship in order to keep your bank account? That’s a question few Americans would ever want to confront, yet many... Read More

The post Why Record Numbers of Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/24/2017 03:16 PM
It’s Almost Impossible to Find Out the Cost of a Medical Procedure. This Company Is Trying to Change That.

For a patient looking to see a doctor for any given medical procedure, costs often vary wildly based on the facility or physician. Take non-surgical... Read More

The post It’s Almost Impossible to Find Out the Cost of a Medical Procedure. This Company Is Trying to Change That. appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/24/2017 01:31 PM
Congress Should Resist Cotton Cronyism in Upcoming Spending Measures

This week, Congress returns to Washington to address government funding. Unfortunately, two costly corporate welfare programs could be expanded. In the 2014 farm bill, Congress... Read More

The post Congress Should Resist Cotton Cronyism in Upcoming Spending Measures appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/24/2017 01:12 PM
Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats to Influence Policy

A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington, D.C., often uses “misleading” news releases about climate data to influence public opinion. Former Energy Department... Read More

The post Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats to Influence Policy appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/23/2017 04:06 PM
First Round of French Presidential Election a Blow to the Establishment

France held a presidential election Sunday under the looming threat of Islamist terrorism, and winnowed the field to two candidates at opposite ends of what... Read More

The post First Round of French Presidential Election a Blow to the Establishment appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/23/2017 01:24 PM
13 Ways Trump Has Rolled Back Government Regulations in His First 100 Days

As President Donald Trump reaches his 100th day in the White House on April 29, he will have worked with Congress to rescind more regulations using... Read More

The post 13 Ways Trump Has Rolled Back Government Regulations in His First 100 Days appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/22/2017 07:00 AM
We Hear You: Obamacare and ‘Progress in Wrong Direction’

Editor’s note:  This weekend we reach deeper into the mailbag for a smattering of your views on a bunch of different issues. Let’s lead off with observations... Read More

The post We Hear You: Obamacare and ‘Progress in Wrong Direction’ appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 04:03 PM
‘Communism for Kids’ Turns Deadly Ideology Into a Fairy Tale

In order to make the deadliest ideology of the 20th century palatable to young Americans, “Communism for Kids” is coming to a bookstore near you.... Read More

The post ‘Communism for Kids’ Turns Deadly Ideology Into a Fairy Tale appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 03:16 PM
What This Supreme Court Case Could Mean for School Choice

This week, a dispute over playground surfaces in Missouri made its way to the Supreme Court. At question was the constitutionality of a provision in... Read More

The post What This Supreme Court Case Could Mean for School Choice appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 03:04 PM
How to Address the Looming Crisis of Physician Shortages

As the struggle to repeal and replace Obamacare with a plan that will decrease fast-rising and exorbitant premiums as well as increasing consumer choice rages on,... Read More

The post How to Address the Looming Crisis of Physician Shortages appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 02:54 PM
Trump, Sessions Target MS-13 Gang in Push Against Illegal Immigration

President Donald Trump’s administration has initiated an effort to target MS-13, an international criminal gang founded by El Salvadorian immigrants in Los Angeles. Trump, Attorney... Read More

The post Trump, Sessions Target MS-13 Gang in Push Against Illegal Immigration appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 02:42 PM
The Importance of Expanding US-India Naval Cooperation

While much of the focus for U.S. naval diplomacy remains centered on the Asia-Pacific, Chinese activity in the Indian Ocean region is a growing concern,... Read More

The post The Importance of Expanding US-India Naval Cooperation appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 02:39 PM
Trump Restricts Immigration Program That Took This American’s Job

After years in private business, Kurt Ho had finally found a rewarding information technology job, working for a public hospital in Northern California, ensuring vital... Read More

The post Trump Restricts Immigration Program That Took This American’s Job appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 12:59 PM
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge Over Merrick Garland Nomination, Shows Why ‘Emoluments’ Suit Against Trump Will Fail

On Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the case of Michel v. McConnell, where the courts below rejected a citizen’s effort to... Read More

The post Supreme Court Rejects Challenge Over Merrick Garland Nomination, Shows Why ‘Emoluments’ Suit Against Trump Will Fail appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 11:43 AM
How to Improve Airline Travel: Cut Out Washington Meddling

While grumbling about inconveniences at U.S. airports is a national pastime among travelers, the criticism has been especially shrill this year. President Donald Trump has... Read More

The post How to Improve Airline Travel: Cut Out Washington Meddling appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 10:39 AM
This May Be Venezuela’s Tiananmen Square Moment

Venezuela is no stranger to protests, but the recent uprisings have rocked the country and stirred questions about the nation’s future. This past week, the... Read More

The post This May Be Venezuela’s Tiananmen Square Moment appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 10:14 AM
Cartoon: The Left’s Assault on Free Speech

The post Cartoon: The Left’s Assault on Free Speech appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 08:51 AM
Congress Should Exert Influence by Authorizing Military Force Against ISIS

Syrian President Bashar Assad’s recent use of chemical weapons against his own people is a grim reminder of the deep challenges that continue to exist... Read More

The post Congress Should Exert Influence by Authorizing Military Force Against ISIS appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 08:30 AM
Even With Republicans in Charge, Upcoming Budget Battle Looks Grim

And so it begins. The GOP surrender in the budget battle. Despite all the campaign promises to “rein in government” and “get the country’s fiscal... Read More

The post Even With Republicans in Charge, Upcoming Budget Battle Looks Grim appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/21/2017 08:00 AM
Senators Like School Choice for Their Own Kids. Why Not for Everyone?

In recent years, states have significantly increased the availability of private school choice options. Since 2011, nearly a dozen states have enacted new tax credit... Read More

The post Senators Like School Choice for Their Own Kids. Why Not for Everyone? appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/20/2017 08:04 PM
Trump to Announce ‘Tremendous Things’ for Veterans Health Care

Some veterans organizations don’t think a bill President Donald Trump signed Wednesday expanding private care options for veterans goes far enough. “The veterans have poured... Read More

The post Trump to Announce ‘Tremendous Things’ for Veterans Health Care appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/20/2017 04:43 PM
Professor Paints Picture of Trump’s Decapitated Head, Puts It on Display at College

A professor at an Alaska university has put a painting featuring President Donald Trump’s decapitated head on display at the college art gallery. Thomas Chung, assistant... Read More

The post Professor Paints Picture of Trump’s Decapitated Head, Puts It on Display at College appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/20/2017 04:25 PM
In France’s Presidential Election, the Intersecting Consequences of Islamist Terrorism and Russian Aggression

KYIV, Ukraine—Europe’s two greatest security challenges, Islamist terrorism and Russian military aggression, have cast a shadow over the French presidential election. Authorities in Paris reported... Read More

The post In France’s Presidential Election, the Intersecting Consequences of Islamist Terrorism and Russian Aggression appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/20/2017 04:21 PM
The Insane Punishment a School Gave a Teen Over a Water Gun

What is the appropriate punishment for a high school student found on campus in possession of a water gun? The Autauga County Board of Education,... Read More

The post The Insane Punishment a School Gave a Teen Over a Water Gun appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/20/2017 03:52 PM
US Falling Behind on Trade, While Japan and EU Thrive

European Union and Japanese leaders recently met in Brussels to further negotiations for a free trade agreement. As the EU and Japan work together to... Read More

The post US Falling Behind on Trade, While Japan and EU Thrive appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/20/2017 03:39 PM
After State Department Snub, Senators Look to ‘Other Means’ to Investigate Tax Dollars Propping Up Soros Work

This article has been corrected and updated since publication. Details about changes are at the end of article. Republican senators could investigate U.S. tax dollars... Read More

The post After State Department Snub, Senators Look to ‘Other Means’ to Investigate Tax Dollars Propping Up Soros Work appeared first on The Daily Signal.


04/20/2017 03:09 PM
There Is Time to Reverse Obama Census Proposal That Promotes Group Identity Politics

There are only 10 days left to comment on one of the most important early challenges in the young Trump administration: proposals to further balkanize... Read More

The post There Is Time to Reverse Obama Census Proposal That Promotes Group Identity Politics appeared first on The Daily Signal.