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Must-See Moments: WWI Cross Must Be Torn Down, Federal Court Says

The Daily Signal’s Facebook Live show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week, many of which often go underreported or misreported by the mainstream media. This week, an American Legion in Maryland was told its 40-foot cross, which is in memory of …

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Conservatives Prescribe Tonic to Boost US Global Competitiveness

Conservatives are blaming the lack of American competitiveness in global markets on burdensome regulations, high taxes, and bad trade deals. The Conservative Action Project said in an Oct. 17 memo, “Economic Competitiveness and the Defense of Intellectual Property,” that the United States is losing “its …

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US, South Korea Stand United Against Kim Ahead of Trump’s Asia Trip

President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in could be set to take an international good cop/bad cop approach in handling the North Korean nuclear threat, one expert suggests in advance of Trump’s two-week trip to Asia in November. “While it’s true many of …

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Senate Budget a Major Step Toward Tax Reform, but Falls Short on Spending Reforms

The Senate passed its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution late Thursday night, paving the way for potentially the most comprehensive tax reform package in decades. The proposal is a significant step toward implementing the president and Congress’ tax reform agenda. However, it fails to make …

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I’m a Conservative Who Was Roofied by a Stranger. Here’s What I Think of the ‘Me Too’ Hashtag.

Me, too. That phrase has floated around social media all week, a trend started in response to the recent sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. The premise is simple, if not oversimplified: shift the focus away from predators and onto the victims. Tens …

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2 States Ravaged by Opioids Show Difference Faith Makes

HANOVER, N.H. — There is a strong correlation between lack of religious attendance and illicit drug use, research shows in contrasting two states hit hard by the opioid crisis. The parallels are demonstrated by two comparative studies, of New Hampshire and West Virginia. West Virginia …

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Cartoon: Honoring California Firefighters

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Alaskans Want More Drilling. Trump and Congress Are Working to Make It Happen.

The Trump administration is attempting to do what past administrations have either failed to do or blocked: open up part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas drilling. The House recently passed a budget proposal that opens the door to allowing drilling …

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Trump’s EPA Chief Charts a New Course: An Interview With Scott Pruitt

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spoke to me earlier this week at The Heritage Foundation’s annual President’s Club meeting in Washington. We discussed his leadership of the EPA, the agency’s top priorities, and what Pruitt considers true environmentalism. An edited transcript of our interview, …

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Why the New Obamacare ‘Fix’ Is a Dud, and Why the Narrative Justifying It Is Wrong

While President Donald Trump’s response to the bipartisan health care proposal on Capitol Hill has slid from optimistic to negative, and then back to optimistic, he would be right to move away from this deal. Despite its advocates’ claims, this proposal isn’t needed to help …

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