6 Takeaways From New EPA Chief’s Confirmation Hearing

America is “the gold standard for environmental progress,” Andrew Wheeler, the president’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, told a Senate committee Wednesday during his confirmation hearing. Committee Democrats, while accusing him of favoring the fossil fuel industry, avoided personal attacks on Wheeler, who took over as acting EPA administrator after Scott Pruitt’s resignation […]

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Dear Gillette: Ads About ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Won’t Get Men to Buy Your Blades, or Be Better Men

For some reason, one of the world’s largest razor companies decided to air a commercial chastising “toxic masculinity.” Gillette’s commercial, which debuted on Sunday, begins with the flimsy premise that traditional masculine culture promotes unrestrained violence and sexual urges, while other men condone it by shrugging and saying, “Boys will be boys.” The commercial’s solution […]

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Keep Abbas out of the US

by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik If someone paid a terrorist in order to murder an American, the US would certainly prohibit that person’s entry into the country. If someone who funded terror against Americans travelled to the US, the US would certainly be expected to arrest him as soon as he set his foot on […]

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We Hear You: Transgender Pronouns, School Discipline, the Russia Probe, and Climate Change

Editor’s note: Many readers admired the high school students who stood up for a teacher who was fired for declining to use male pronouns to refer to a transgender student who was born female. Those comments lead off this week’s mailbag. Don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Bless the hearts […]

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Blackburn Bill Would Eliminate All Federal Funding of Abortion Providers

Newly elected Sen. Marsha Blackburn announced Thursday that she has introduced her first bill in the Senate, one that would end federal funding to all abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood. “Tennesseans and the American people do not want their tax dollars funding abortions,” Blackburn, R-Tenn., said in a statement posted on her Twitter page Friday. […]

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