Too Often, Trump Critics Rely on False, Dangerous Ideas About National Security

No question, President Donald Trump is an unconventional statesman. On the global stage he looks like a fullback at a field hockey match. Different doesn’t always mean wrong—except to the critics who have gone to absurd lengths to weaponize policy differences to undermine the legitimacy of the president’s decisions. One of the most extreme and […]

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Most World Powers Last 250 Years. Is ‘America’s Expiration Date’ Near?

If there were a chance that America’s values and prestige would collapse around the Fourth of July in 2026, what would that change about the way Americans interact? That’s the question author and syndicated columnist Cal Thomas posed to his audience in a recent presentation, “America’s Expiration Date,” at The Heritage Foundation. Thomas based his […]

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Swedish Author Johan Norberg On The Devastating Impact Of Socialism, And What It Could Cost The U.S.

By  Frank Camp With the success of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has come the rise in notoriety and popularity of so-called Democratic socialism in the United States. According to a 2019 Gallup survey, 43% of Americans said that “some form of socialism [would] be a […]

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We Hear You: Taking on the Left, Even in Blue States

Editor’s note: Welcome to another look inside The Daily Signal’s mailbag, which reveals concern about the radical left’s advances in America. Send those emails to [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Fred Lucas reports that Leonard Leo decided to step away from daily leadership at the Federalist Society to lead a new group (“Trump Judicial Adviser Teams Up With Conservative PR […]

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Angela Merkel and the Destruction of German Democracy

By Jared Peterson These thoughts reflect the writer’s concern about the worsening political and social conditions in Germany, a nation whose importance — for America, Europe, and the world — should require no laboring to a readership of politically sophisticated Americans. What’s happening today in Germany is deeply disturbing. And it’s not for the reason casual […]

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Nike Swooshes in to Attack Women’s Sports

First, it attacked America. Then adoption. Now, women. Honestly, with such a busy schedule of political extremism, it’s a mystery how Nike has time to sell anything. But for all of the company’s radical campaigns, it’s Nike’s latest that’s really raising eyebrows. The retail titan is picking a side in the transgender sports debate—and it […]

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North Korea’s Coronavirus Problem

In nighttime photos from space, North Korea looks like a black hole compared to the well-lit South. It’s an apt metaphor for what we know about what’s going inside the DPRK now: Nada. That absence of information poses a real problem when a global health threat is on the loose. And the coronavirus is most […]

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California lab says it discovered coronavirus vaccine in 3 hours

An American biotech company says it created a coronavirus vaccine three hours after getting access to the virus’ genetic sequence on Jan. 9, and now scientists are racing to get the vaccine on the market in record time. Inovio Pharmaceuticals is based in Pennsylvania, but scientists in its laboratory in San Diego made the discovery. “We have […]

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