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James Damore: ‘Certain Dogmas You Can’t Dissent Against at Google’

Google officials did not tell him what was incorrect in his research-based observations about men and women before firing him, software engineer James Damore said in an interview Monday night on Fox News Channel. Instead, Damore told Tucker Carlson, colleagues tried to “shame” him amid …

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Trump Directive May Be Too Little, Too Late for California Farmer

This week, a federal judge will determine whether to levy a multimillion-dollar fine against John Duarte, as requested by the Department of Justice. Duarte’s wrongdoing? Plowing fields without first asking the permission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In 2012, Duarte—a fourth-generation California farmer …

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Despite the Left’s Intolerance, I Will Guest Conduct a Concert

I am writing this column to inform readers of some good news. The sustained efforts of individuals, organizations, and the media who oppose everything people like me stand for—America as an exceptional nation among the nations of the world; the unique contribution of the Judeo-Christian …

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I Went to Charlottesville During the Protests. Here’s What I Saw.

I picked quite a time to go on a weekend trip to Charlottesville. What was supposed to be a nice getaway with my wife turned into a journey through the eye of a national media storm. On Saturday, clashes between “Unite the Right” protestors and …

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Hate Crime or Domestic Terrorism? How Charlottesville Federal Legal Case Could Proceed

The federal civil rights investigation into the weekend violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, could involve domestic terrorism and hate crime charges and isn’t limited to the driver who plowed his vehicle into a crowd of people, according to the Trump administration. Speaking on ABC’s …

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Desperate for Cash, Venezuela Gives Putin Control of Oil Assets

Venezuela is handing over unprecedented control of its state-owned oil assets to longtime financial backer Russia in an effort to stave off insolvency and economic collapse. Battered by civil unrest that threatens to become a total political meltdown, the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro …

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Trump-Endorsed Immigration Bill Would Save Taxpayers Trillions

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump endorsed the RAISE (Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment) Act introduced by Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and David Perdue, R-Ga., a bill to reform the merit-based immigration system and limit low-skill immigration. Low-skill immigration is very costly to U.S. …

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Add Homebuilders to the List of Industries Hurt by Tariffs

New data show that protectionism is taking a toll on the confidence of homebuilders. Last month, homebuilder confidence hit its lowest reading since November 2016, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market. The Index fell two points from 66 to 64, …

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IRS Rehires 213 Employees Ousted for Falsifying Documents, Avoiding Taxes, Other Offenses

The Internal Revenue Service rehired 213 employees who ducked taxes, falsified documents, were convicted of theft, or made unauthorized use of taxpayer data, an inspector general’s report says. The Office of Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, which also first discovered the IRS’ targeting of …

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Why Wonder Woman Is a Problem for Feminists

Every week, The Daily Signal’s new Facebook show, “Problematic Women,” shines a spotlight on strong conservative women, current events, and the hypocrisy of the “feminist” left. With Bre Payton of The Federalist joining us in the studio, this week’s episode takes on Hillary Clinton’s plans …

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