Taylor Swift Finally Went Political. Here’s Where She Went Wrong.

Taylor Swift made waves this week when she made the first political statement of her career. The country-turned-pop star has famously kept silent on politics over the years, but everything changed as of Monday, when she posted an endorsement of two Democratic candidates for office on her Instagram account. Swift’s post perpetuates misconceptions about the […]

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4 Questions About Nikki Haley’s Departure as UN Ambassador

The Trump presidency has been full of surprises, but personnel changes typically are telegraphed or leaked well in advance. Nikki Haley’s (born  Nimrata Randhawa)  announcement of her resignation as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, however, was a genuine surprise. A major player in the administration’s foreign policy and a revered figure among many conservatives, Haley […]

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Historical Record Shows Christopher Columbus Actually Was A Great Man

Leftist lies vs. reality By MICHAEL J. KNOWLES Nothing so typifies the American Left’s present wave of statue-toppling, anti-historical hysteria as its war against Christopher Columbus. If you haven’t kept track, here are a handful of the latest attacks on, to borrow the title of Samuel Eliot Morison’s excellent Columbus biography, the Admiral of the Ocean […]

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A Win Against the #MeToo Mob

“Rape apologist.” That’s what the Women’s March called Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, after she announced she was a “yes” vote to confirm D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. This is who @SenatorCollins is: pic.twitter.com/U9klDNzeWr — Women’s March (@womensmarch) October 5, 2018 And it showed that for some on the left, this was […]

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Podcast: Sen. Joni Ernst on Kavanaugh and US Military Strength

On today’s Columbus Day edition of the show, we feature an interview with Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, about the military, Syria, trade, and Judge Brett Kavanaugh. She recently spoke at The Heritage Foundation about the newly released 2019 Index of U.S. Military Strength. Also on today’s show: You’ll also hear from communications expert Dee Dee Bass […]

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4 Big Threats Pence Says China Poses to US

The Chinese have attempted to spy on some 30 U.S. companies, the White House says, also warning that Beijing is meddling with U.S. elections. Those are among the reasons Vice President Mike Pence amplified the Trump administration’s assertion that it will no longer play nice with the Chinese communist regime. “Beijing is employing a whole-of-government […]

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We Hear You: The Final Days of Brett Kavanaugh’s Rocky Journey to the Supreme Court

Editor’s note: Brett Kavanaugh remained Topic One for our audience as the Senate moved toward a 50-48 vote Saturday to confirm him to the Supreme Court. We’re turning over this space again to your views. Don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Where would we be without The Daily Signal and […]

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Senate Confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court, 50-48

The Senate voted 50-48 Saturday afternoon to confirm D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after a rancorous, protracted confirmation fight that ended with multiple allegations of sexual assault. The vote, which concluded just before 4 p.m. EDT, was almost entirely along party lines. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was the sole Democrat to […]

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