Media Misses: Op-Ed Suggests Being in Media Similar to Serving in Military

We break down the top media moments this week—and plenty of misses. This week, the conspiracy website Infowars, which is run by Alex Jones, was either “banned” or had content stripped from most social media platforms. Infowars is hardly a conservative website, but some fear that the social media “deplatforming” of its content will bleed […]

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Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings to Begin Sept. 4

The confirmation hearings for federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to become the next Supreme Court justice will begin on Sept. 4 and last three to four days, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, announced Friday. Grassley’s announcement comes as Senate Democrats sought to further stall the hearings, demanding more documents on Kavanaugh’s […]

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The Daily Signal Podcast: Thursday, August 9

Can drones be used for assassinations, terrorist attacks, and drug trafficking? The Heritage Foundation’s Jason Snead explains how drones are already being exploited by bad actors—and why the U.S. needs to act more aggressively on the drone issue. Plus: The Oscars are trying a new strategy to get viewers. We also cover these stories: Rep. Chris […]

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Sessions Calls Out Southern Poverty Law Center for Using ‘Hate Group’ Label to ‘Bully’ Conservatives

In a speech highlighting “new hostility” against religious believers in the United States, Attorney General Jeff Sessions specifically called out the Southern Poverty Law Center, a liberal group known for labeling organizations it opposes as “hate groups.” Sessions spoke Wednesday to Alliance Defending Freedom’s Summit on Religious Liberty. Alliance Defending Freedom is a nonprofit religious […]

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Christian Student Group Sues University for Rejecting It as Official Club

After expelling several religion-based student groups from campus for “discrimination,” the University of Iowa is being sued for religious discrimination. The University of Iowa chapter of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA was one of the student clubs kicked off campus for not conforming to a university rule that clubs must eliminate a faith-based precondition to serve in […]

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Republican Balderson Declares Victory in Close Ohio Special Congressional Election

Republican state Sen. Troy Balderson appeared to have a slight edge in the Ohio special House election Tuesday, marking what could be a disappointment for Democrats, but a potential warning sign for the GOP. With 100 percent of precincts in, Balderson, 56, led Democrat Franklin County Recorder Danny O’Connor, 31, 101,574 votes to 99,820 votes. […]

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What That Alleged Drone Attack on Venezuela’s Dictator Means for Americans

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was the target Saturday of an alleged assassination attempt carried out by two drones. If this was indeed a drone attack on a head of state, it is a wake-up call for policymakers and law enforcement officials everywhere. According to reports, two explosives-laden drones of a type commercially available and commonly used […]

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