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12/16/2017 04:01 AM
Must-See Moments: Text Messages Prove Bias and Corruption in FBI

The Daily Signal’s Facebook Live show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week—many of which have gone either misreported or underreported by... Read More

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12/15/2017 06:19 PM
Arrests of MS-13 Members, Associates Up 83% Under Trump

President Donald Trump called Friday for reforming and strictly enforcing immigration law, in light of the failed terror attack in New York and increased crime... Read More

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12/15/2017 04:23 PM
Trump: Russia Probe a ‘Democrat Hoax,’ Hillary Probe ‘Rigged’

Supposed Russian collusion with his 2016 campaign is a “Democrat hoax,” President Donald Trump said Friday, and the FBI’s probe of his vanquished opponent Hillary... Read More

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12/15/2017 04:11 PM
Why the War in Ukraine Matters to America

KYIV, Ukraine—And it goes on and on in eastern Ukraine. Every day and every night. There’s never any end to the artillery, the rockets, the... Read More

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12/15/2017 01:49 PM
The ‘Reverse Robin Hood Effect’ of Farm Handouts

The federal government takes the hard-earned money of taxpayers and gives handouts to farm households that generally make a lot more money than they do. This wealth... Read More

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12/15/2017 12:40 PM
29 Books That Would Make the Perfect Christmas Gift

The holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time to shop for gifts. And when it comes to gifts, the book never goes out... Read More

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12/15/2017 12:31 PM
The High Tide of Red Tape Ebbs Under Trump’s Ambitious Deregulatory Push

The Trump administration on Thursday released an ambitious regulatory agenda that commits federal agencies to more than 400 deregulatory actions in fiscal 2018, and to... Read More

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12/15/2017 07:41 AM
4 Big Signs of a Trump Economic Recovery

The economic numbers clearly have improved on President Donald Trump’s watch, with unemployment down and consumer confidence stronger. “We are just getting started,” @POTUS says.... Read More

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12/15/2017 06:49 AM
How Tariffs and Regressive Trade Policies Hurt the Poor

With round 5 of NAFTA negotiations behind us, Americans can begin to look forward to round 6 in Montreal in the second half of January. While... Read More

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12/14/2017 06:52 PM
Tax Reform Bill Would Give Back Alaskans Control of Their Energy Future

In a compromise tax reform package, Senate and House negotiators have agreed to include language to open Alaska’s coastal plain for energy exploration and production.... Read More

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12/14/2017 03:35 PM
Problematic Women: Reporter Asks Sarah Huckabee Sanders This Extremely Inappropriate Question

On Monday, Brian Karem, CNN political contributor and Playboy White House correspondent, asked White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders if she’s ever been sexually harassed.... Read More

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12/14/2017 03:14 PM
Podcast: If Paul Ryan Does Step Down, What’s Next?

Is House Speaker Paul Ryan soon to retire? One report says so. We discuss who could be next in line, and what that could mean... Read More

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12/14/2017 02:56 PM
The Numbers That Prove How Much the Mainstream Media Hate Trump

There may be fake news, but there’s no making up the media’s loathing of President Donald Trump. The press has been unrelenting toward this president... Read More

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12/14/2017 02:08 PM
What the Founders Understood About Religious Freedom That We Must Recover

Friday, Dec. 15, marks the anniversary of the day our young nation ratified the Bill of Rights in 1791. Given the national discussion in recent... Read More

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12/14/2017 12:27 PM
GOP Lawmakers Target Another Obamacare Mandate in States

Republicans in Congress are working to chip away at programs mandated under Obamacare following their inability to repeal the health care law. Rep. Mark Meadows,... Read More

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12/14/2017 11:41 AM
An Unelected Judge Is Overriding Trump’s Transgender Military Policy

Do you remember voting for Colleen Kollar-Kotelly in the presidential election? Neither does anyone else. But somehow the local district judge thinks she should be... Read More

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12/14/2017 11:21 AM
French Kids May Soon Be Able to Have Sex 3 Years Before They Can Join Facebook

France is considering a new law that would require all children under the age of 16 to get parental approval to open a social media... Read More

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12/14/2017 10:39 AM
5 Myths About Tax Reform, and Why They’re Wrong

Next week, the House and Senate will take their final votes on tax reform. The president’s goal is to sign the legislation into law before... Read More

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12/14/2017 09:05 AM
Immigrant Businessman Talks America’s Need for Tax Reform

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri—David Bakare immigrated from Nigeria to attend college in the United States. Wanting to run his own business, Bakare borrowed funds from his dad... Read More

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12/13/2017 05:11 PM
After Texts Show Bias of FBI Agents in Russia Probe, GOP Lawmakers Question Justice Official in Testy Hearing

Revelations that FBI investigators who were part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team sent each other derogatory text messages about Donald Trump during the 2016... Read More

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12/13/2017 04:18 PM
After Conference Agreement, Trump Pledges ‘Giant’ Tax Cut for Middle Class

Bryant Glick was among five speakers grateful to President Donald Trump Wednesday as sweeping tax reform moves closer to passage. “Well done. Many of your... Read More

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12/13/2017 03:30 PM
Podcast: The Effects of Roy Moore’s Loss

What does losing a Republican in the Senate mean? How liberal is Doug Jones, the Democrat who did win in Alabama last night? What about... Read More

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12/13/2017 03:12 PM
This Test Claims to Show Whether You’re Unconsciously Racist. Here Are Its Problems.

Are you secretly a racist? Do you harbor prejudices deep within your subconscious? Could you be bigoted without even knowing it? These are highly charged... Read More

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12/13/2017 01:09 PM
Rebuilding the Military Comes With a Price Tag. But the Price of Waiting Is Higher.

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that it will cost an additional $295 billion over the next four years to execute President Donald Trump’s plans to... Read More

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12/13/2017 12:53 PM
Liberal Lawmakers Trying to Bail Out Private Pensions With Taxpayer Money

Last year, liberal lawmakers wanted to bail out the United Mine Workers of America’s pension plan to the tune of roughly $6 billion. This year,... Read More

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12/13/2017 12:24 PM
Attempted New York Bombing Calls for Renewed Vigilance Against Homegrown Terrorism

The attempted suicide bombing by Akayed Ullah in New York on Monday is the 101st Islamist plot or attack against the U.S. homeland since 9/11.... Read More

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12/13/2017 12:10 PM
FBI Agent Called Trump an ‘Idiot’ in Text to Fellow Special Counsel Investigator

FBI agent Peter Strzok referred to President Donald Trump as an “idiot” in a series of texts exchanged with then-fellow special counsel investigator Lisa Page... Read More

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12/13/2017 11:42 AM
Unmoved by Terror Attack, Congress Is Doing Nothing to Scrap the Diversity Visa Lottery

Capitol Hill’s national security priorities are screwier than a Six Flags roller coaster. Instead of immediately shutting down one of America’s stupidest visa programs, which... Read More

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12/13/2017 10:26 AM
With More Investment, Our Missile Defense System Could Be Truly Dependable

Thirty-three minutes. That’s all the time we’d have to respond to an incoming intercontinental ballistic missile from anywhere in the world. Roughly half an hour... Read More

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12/13/2017 10:10 AM
College Republicans Say Conservative Speaker Was Treated ‘Unfairly’ at Southern New Hampshire University

Conservative activist Matt Walsh came to Southern New Hampshire University at the request of the SNHU College Republicans and the Young America’s Foundation, but Walsh... Read More

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