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Podcast: The Importance of Implementing More Work Requirements for Food Stamps

Lawmakers tackle food stamps in the new farm bill, but The Heritage Foundation’s Mimi Teixeira says they missed valuable opportunities for real change. Plus: We talk about Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. The post Podcast: The Importance of Implementing More Work Requirements for Food …

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After Waffle House, Focus Shouldn’t Be on Guns

Nick Freitas, a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, sat down with The Daily Signal to talk about the Second Amendment and the Waffle House shooting that occurred on April 22 in Tennessee, resulting in the deaths of four people. Police apprehended the suspected …

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If Current Laws Had Been Followed, There Would Have Been No Waffle House Shooting

On Monday afternoon, Tennessee law enforcement officers captured a 29-year-old Illinois man suspected of opening fire on diners at a Nashville Waffle House, despite the man having had his firearms seized on multiple occasions in the last two years. Four people died and several others …

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Professor Jordan Peterson Warns Against the ‘Dangerous Narrative’ of Victimization

University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson called the narrative of victimization “dangerous” and said it’s being pushed on college campuses all around the world. Peterson discussed, on “Fox & Friends” Monday, Candace Owens of Turning Point USA and her comments about the dangers of wanting to …

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This 29-Year-Old ‘Hero’ Saved Several Lives During Tennessee Waffle House Shooting, Police Say

A 29-year-old man saved numerous lives after he took down the shooter who opened fire at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee, Sunday morning, according to police. James Shaw Jr. saw a chance to take down the shooter and did not hesitate, he said. The gunman …

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Conservatives Want a House Speaker Who Will Deliver on Promised Reforms

Conservative lawmakers say they want the next speaker of the House to be committed to issues Republicans ran on, and to making important procedural reforms. “More important than who the speaker is next year is what Republicans do this year,” Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, told …

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The Connection Between Russia and 2 Green Groups Fighting Fracking in US

New Yorkers who are missing out on the natural gas revolution could be victims of Russian spy operations that fund popular environmental groups, current and former U.S. government officials and experts on Russia worry. Natural gas development of the celebrated Marcellus Shale deposits has spurred …

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We Hear You: Students and Parents ‘Need to Take a Hard Look at Themselves’ Before Banning Guns

Editor’s note: The more The Daily Signal covers the debate over guns and school safety, the more we get thoughtful mail from our audience. Here’s another batch dominated by that topic. Don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Here is my …

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Must-See Moments: The Comey Memos

The Daily Signal’s Facebook Live show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week—many of which went misreported by the mainstream media and some weren’t reported at all. We cover the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey about his interactions with …

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1 Comment on Conservative Article Costs Iowan Government Appointment

You don’t have to be a Trump nominee to face the Christian inquisition! Just ask Iowa conservatives. The bad blood that’s turned the hearings of Mike Pompeo, Russell Vought, and Amy Barrett into anti-faith slugfests seems to be spilling over into state politics too. And …

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