She Voted for Obama Twice. Now Antonia Okafar Explains Why She’s a Conservative Who Advocates for Gun Rights.
This is an edited transcript of a conversation between Antonia Okafor and Katrina Trinko on the May 22 The Daily Signal podcast. Okafor weighed in on her own journey to becoming a conservative, Kanye West, gun rights, and school safety. Katrina Trinko: Joining us today is Antonia Okafor, a political commentator and the CEO of […]
A 30-Year-Old Man Won’t Leave His Parents’ House. In Some Areas He Could Get Food Stamps Without Having to Work.
By now, you’ve likely heard the story of Michael Rotondo, a 30-year-old college dropout from Camillus, New York, who refused to move out of his parents’ house. For months, they have encouraged him to find a job and have offered to help him find a place to live on his own. “There are jobs available […]
The House passed a prison reform bill Tuesday overwhelmingly on a bipartisan vote of 360 to 59. Now, the Senate will consider the reforms—which, if enacted, would help individual inmates, their families, and communities; increase public safety; and reverse the trend of skyrocketing spending at the Bureau of Prisons. The Formerly Incarcerated and Re-enter Society […]
Middle-class Americans, stuck in Obamacare’s insurance “markets,” are desperate for relief from skyrocketing health insurance costs. Innovative state governors and legislators, as The Heritage Foundation has urged, need Washington’s help to provide it. Relief cannot come quickly enough. For 2019, insurance executives are saying that individual market premiums could increase by 30 percent nationwide. In […]
The NFL took a big step this week in making football great again. They announced that, starting this next football season, players and personnel coming onto the field will not be able to kneel or otherwise protest during the national anthem. Now it’s true they said that players can stay back in the locker rooms. […]
Conservative lawmakers have no regrets about not voting for the farm bill, after House leadership refused to have an immediate vote on an immigration bill. “There has to be an intensity and a focus directed on a problem and on a question in order to get it figured out, that is what we tried to […]
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a ruling in February establishing new congressional voting districts for the state’s residents. That ruling abolished the voting districts established by the state Legislature in 2011. Why? The justices felt the 2011 districts were political gerrymandering and discriminated against Democrats. Of course, the elected Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices are mostly […]
Orange County 2nd District Supervisor Michelle Steel said Monday on Fox Business’ “After The Bell” that California could become the first state to offer free health care services to illegal immigrants. “California has 1.5 trillion in debt and on the top of it, that we have $258 billion unfunded pension liability. We’re talking about only two big […]
Adopting a daughter has changed her life and opened her eyes to the beauty of adoption, one mother says. Finding out that the baby was addicted to an opioid couldn’t dim that beauty, she recalls in an interview with The Daily Signal. “I can’t even tell you or measure the amount of joy that she […]
Voting Choices 2018: Republicans for a safe Israel vs Democrats for a nuclear Iran by Ezequiel Doiny On May 21, 2018 World Israel News reported “US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened on Monday to impose “the strongest sanctions in history” if Iran doesn’t meet a list of demands, including abandoning its involvement in Syria, Yemen, Lebanon […]