What the Left Hopes to Achieve by Attacking the Founders

Our nation’s leftist progressives have long sought to undermine the American values expressed in our Declaration of Independence and Constitution. Though typical Democrats and Republicans do not have this leftist hate for our nation, they have been willing accomplices in undermining the most basic value the Founding Fathers sought to promote—limited government. Leftists have had […]

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Conservative Lawmakers Oppose Bill to ‘Bail Out Insurance Companies’

Conservative lawmakers oppose the Alexander-Murray health care legislation because they said it bails out health insurance companies. The congressmen discussed the issue Tuesday at the Conversations With Conservatives panel. The health care legislation was introduced by Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., after multiple attempts of Senate Republicans repealing Obamacare failed. The Daily […]

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NY Attorney General Opens Investigation Into Weinstein Allegations

The New York attorney general announced his office will be looking into possible civil rights violations within The Weinstein Company, following a series of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will be looking to see whether the allegations against Weinstein violated women’s civil rights or reveal possible gender discrimination against them, […]

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EPA Chief Set to Bar Government-Funded Experts From Agency’s Science Panels

Try asking the nation’s top environmental protection official to “describe the shortcomings of the scientific evidence for climate change,” and what type of data he might find persuasive on the subject. You might shake loose news of major policy changes designed to end what President Donald Trump’s team sees as potential conflicts of interest that […]

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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 global status as a manufacturing powerhouse.” It says that a […]

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We Hear You: Debt, Democrats, Deductions, Deficit-Spending, and the Tax Code

Editor’s note: We’ve had so much reader input on Republicans’ tax reform proposals that we’re devoting a second consecutive compilation to it. Enjoy, and don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Regarding the commentary by Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., I think members of Congress are bailing water in a sinking boat […]

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