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Why Patricia Heaton Is a Problem for Feminists

Every week, The Daily Signal’s Facebook show, “Problematic Women,” highlights strong conservative women, current events, and the hypocrisy of the “feminist” left. On this week’s episode, the mainstream media can’t stop talking about President Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville and Iceland is eliminating Down syndrome—not …

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‘Hillary-Lite Administration’? Conservatives Worry About Bannon Ouster

The exit of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon doesn’t bode well for conservatives or those who just wanted to see President Donald Trump stick to the economic and foreign policy message that he ran on, some on the right fear. “There is no question …

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Trump Justice Department Ends Operation Choke Point

Republican House members announced Friday that the Justice Department has ended the controversial Obama-era program targeting payday lenders, gun shops, and other legal businesses, in response to several House Republicans who requested Operation Choke Point be shut down. “This is no way for law enforcement …

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Hollywood Wants to Force This Profanity-Filtering Service Out of Business, and May Succeed

The ideological and philosophical divide between Republicans and Democrats has seldom, if ever, been broader and deeper, and the divide between partisans in the degree of their aversion to swearing in feature films is just the latest manifestation of that. A new Harris poll—commissioned by …

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What 1 Charity Organization Is Doing to Save 1 Million Unborn Babies

An international Catholic charitable organization has announced a goal of saving 1 million unborn babies by expanding its ultrasound program. “We know from experience that a woman who sees an ultrasound image of her child is highly likely to keep her baby,” Carl Anderson, CEO …

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5 Rules for Sending Contractors to War in Afghanistan

The odds of the U.S. pulling away from the fight in Afghanistan are near zero. There are good reasons for that—all revolve around preventing the country from becoming a safe haven for terrorist groups again. The tougher challenge is crafting the right way forward after …

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What Europe Should Be Doing to Prevent Another Terrorist Attack Like Barcelona

Not so long ago, scenes of death and carnage on the streets of major European cities were a rarity. Not so any more. In this year alone, there have been major Islamist attacks in London (twice), Manchester, and Stockholm. We can now add Barcelona to …

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Our Debt Problem Is Really a Spending Problem. Economic Growth Won’t Fix It.

$269 billion. That’s a big number, and yet it’s not the amount the federal government spends on any of its major activities like Defense, Medicaid, Medicare, or Social Security. Rather, this is what the Congressional Budget Office currently projects the federal government will spend on …

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Two Former Wasserman Schultz IT Aides Indicted for Conspiracy Against U.S.

A federal grand jury Thursday indicted two former information technology (IT) aides of Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz–Pakistani-born Imran Awan and his wife Hina Alvi–on four counts of conspiracy in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The FBI arrested Awan at Dulles …

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Another Bogus Score for Air Traffic Control Reform

While Congress has flown the coop for its August recess, the clock is ticking toward the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30. Sept. 30 also marks the deadline for reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration, a task both chambers of Congress have yet to …

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