To Promote Gun Control, the UN Changes the Rules

In the last two weeks of June, the United Nations held another review conference on its efforts to counter what it considers illicit dealing in small arms. The U.S. played the game well. But unfortunately, you can’t beat a cheater. In theory, this U.N. program might be a modestly useful way to promote cooperation against […]

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8 Things to Know About Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in a prime-time announcement Monday night. If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh would replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy to give the court a likely solid 5-4 conservative majority. “Throughout legal circles, he is considered a judge’s judge, a true thought leader among his peers,” […]

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Working With Green Groups, Local Governments Use This Kind of Lawsuit to Get Cash From Oil Giants

Cities and counties across the country are teaming up with environmental groups to drill for revenue by using public-nuisance lawsuits against some of the world’s largest energy companies. These local governments claim oil giants, such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, and others, have caused global warming that they say is damaging their communities, and they want […]

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We Hear You: Family Separation, Open Borders, and Other Immigration Issues, Here and in Europe

Editor’s note: Lots of folks write us about illegal immigration, but our lead letter on the topic this time comes from an American mom living in Costa Rica. Like her, you may send your thoughts to [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: It appears that an adviser may have intentionally misled President Trump that a separation policy […]

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Left’s War on Gov. Walker in Wisconsin Was a Dry Run for Its ‘Resistance’ Against Trump

Good morning America. You are now entering Wisconsin, circa 2011. The left’s #Resistance movement today against all things Trump is what big labor brought the Badger State seven years ago when “progressives” stomped all over civility in a campaign to topple Republican Gov. Scott Walker. “What happened in Wisconsin … is being writ large across the country,” […]

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Must-See Moments: Supreme Court’s Major Role In Trump Presidency

The Daily Signal’s Facebook Live show “Top 10” features the top news stories of the week. We’re halfway through 2018 and this week, we’re counting down the top 10 must-see moments of the year. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement spawned a whole new level of hysteria, the Robert Mueller investigation is still going on, and media […]

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Ninth Anniversary of The Conservative Papers

Today marks the ninth anniversary of the first published post of The Conservative Papers appearing on the web. Nine years ago on the seventh day of the seventh month of 2009 (July 7th), The Conservative Papers came to fruition. With almost 15,000 posts along with a growing library of content, we are increasingly expanding our presence on […]

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