Obama’s EPA Spent $1.5 Million So Employees Could Hurt Air Quality Driving to Work

President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency paid $1.5 million for employee parking spaces, many of which went to the highly-paid upper management or were unused, a government watchdog reported Wednesday. The EPA spent $840,000 subsidizing parking spaces and another $690,000 on empty spaces, the agency’s inspector general found. Meanwhile, federal law has sought to discourage employees […]

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Hollywood Actress: Why I Homeschool My Kids

My name is Sam Sorbo. I’m a mom to three wonderful children, and the author of “They’re YOUR Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate.” Home schooling seems like a radical idea—but only because we are conditioned to think of it that way. Why? Because most of us attended school. But after […]

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We Hear You: Free Speech, the Transgender Agenda, ‘Mockingbird,’ and the Deep State

Editor’s note: Outrage over the muzzling of certain ideas in our school classrooms and government offices is the common thread of this week’s correspondence from The Daily Signal’s audience. Write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: How is the bullying and threatening of a Boise State University professor, Scott Yenor, over the transgender agenda—or […]

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What China’s New Leadership Cohort Means for the US

As the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) 19th Party Congress came to a close last month, new members of Chinese leadership emerged on the national stage. This leadership exists in the form of the CCP Central Committee’s Politburo, and in particular, a new Politburo Standing Committee. The seven-member Politburo Standing Committee, which includes President Xi Jinping […]

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Must-See Moments: California NAACP Wants Congress to Replace the ‘Racist’ ‘Star-Spangled Banner’

The California chapter of the NAACP passed resolutions at its state conference last month that push for the removal of The Star-Spangled Banner as the national anthem and aim to help former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sign with another NFL team, as first reported by The Sacramento Bee. NAACP California chapter president Alice Huffman told the newspaper. “I […]

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Using Grand Jury Testimony, ‘Ferguson’ Stage Play Challenges Media Narratives

NEW YORK—When it came time for Darren Wilson to testify about what happened after firing his gun from inside his vehicle, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer told the grand jury that his assailant “had the most intense, aggressive face.” Wilson, then 28, is the white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black […]

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Ukraine Turns to American Coal to Defend Itself Against Russia

KYIV, Ukraine—Sometimes, wars aren’t won by tank battles and infantry assaults. Sometimes, it comes down to keeping the heat on. As Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine nears its fifth calendar year—and as Ukraine’s infamously cold winter draws near—American companies are incrementally cutting into Russia’s de facto monopoly as a supplier of nuclear fuel and coal […]

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5 Ways to Improve the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would provide tax relief to millions of Americans, and has the potential to facilitate significant economic growth. The proposal is pro-growth and pro-worker, but leaves much of the economy’s growth potential on the table. According to the Tax Foundation, this plan would grow the economy by about 3.9 percent […]

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