On Law Enforcement, Sheriffs Rate Trump’s First Year an ‘A-Plus’

For Clark County, Georgia, Sheriff Ira Edwards Jr., the danger sanctuary cities pose to communities became overwhelmingly clear during a recent conversation he had with a federal judge. “You delivered. The National Sheriffs’ Association gives your first year an A-plus for law enforcement issues,” @NationalSheriff says. “I was very, very surprised when I was in […]

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Anti-Cop Frenzy Led to This Officer’s Wrongful Conviction. Prosecutors Should Be Ashamed.

As the Oklahoma attorney general’s office fights to keep hidden from public view the results of secret hearings on the DNA science flaws and falsehoods in former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw’s case, two prominent experts have stepped forward to shed bright light on the government’s myriad mind-boggling failures. Forensic scientist, criminal profiler, and […]

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2 Anti-Trump FBI Officials Also Used Private Email, Their Texts Indicate

Two FBI officials who exchanged anti-Trump text messages on government equipment during the 2016 presidential campaign also conducted official business over private email accounts, according to a Senate report. In one electronic text message on April 10, 2016, FBI official Peter Strzok told agency lawyer Lisa Page: “Gmailed you two drafts of what I’m thinking […]

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Democrats Are Arguing for Constitutional Right to a Tax Deduction. Here’s Why It’ll Fail.

On Feb. 1, Maryland’s attorney general signaled his state will join with the coalition of New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey, whose Democratic governors have announced their intent to sue the federal government over a provision in the Republican tax bill, which they claim unconstitutionally targets blue states. The recently passed 2017 Tax Cuts and […]

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We Hear You: The State of the Union, the FBI, the Nunes Memo, and Faith at the Super Bowl

Editor’s note: President Donald Trump’s first official State of the Union address pleased many skeptics as well as supporters, polls say, and our mailbag reflects that. Don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: What President Trump got right in the State of the Union address is speaking his mind and doing […]

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Israel Hits Back in Syria After Iranian Drone Invades Israeli Airspace

An Iranian drone flying into Israeli airspace Saturday triggered a mushrooming crisis involving retaliatory strikes and counterstrikes in Syria. After its provocative violation of Israeli airspace, the drone was destroyed by an Israeli helicopter, and Israel responded with airstrikes on an Iranian command-and-control trailer from which the drone was launched from a base in Syria. […]

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4 Keys to Understanding the Investigation of a Loan Helping Bernie Sanders’ Wife

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is keeping quiet as a federal grand jury investigates a bank loan to a now-defunct private college once run by his wife. “If Jane Sanders had been Jane Doe, she never would have gotten the loan,” @BradyToensing says. Sanders’ Senate office has been declining media interviews in Vermont. His spokesman, Josh […]

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Campus Free Speech Zones Are on the Way Out, and That’s Good News

Inside Higher Ed last week ran an obituary for an idea that was doomed from the start: free speech zones on college campuses. Those zones are often small, hard-to-find areas of campus, and school officials restrict individuals from handing out flyers or demonstrating outside of those areas. The Inside Higher Ed obit says Los Angeles’ Pierce […]

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‘Not a Short Story’: Russia’s Invasion of Crimea Spurred This Young Man to Leave His Homeland in Search of Freedom

KYIV, Ukraine— When the Russian soldiers first showed up in Crimea in February 2014, the young man felt like he was living a nightmare. “The Russians just magically appeared one day,” the now 28-year-old recalls on this day four years after Russia’s invasion of Crimea while sipping on a cappuccino at a co-working space in […]

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