‘I’m Black, I’m Supposed to Be a Democrat’: 2 Women Explain Why They Veered Right

Bill Walton recently welcomed Star Parker and Winsome Sears to his video podcast for a discussion of why so many black Americans continue to vote for the failed liberal agenda. Here is a transcript of their conversation, edited mostly only for style and clarity. Bill Walton: Welcome to “The Bill Walton Show.” Race just seems […]

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What This Bipartisan Social Security Fix Tells Us About Prospects for Reform

Two congressman are pushing proposals to change Social Security benefits for workers who retired with a pension from a government job but were covered only partially by Social Security during their careers. The current approach of the two lawmakers speaks volumes about the political difficulties associated with making even the tiniest, most commonsense reforms to […]

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Sen. Joni Ernst Wants to Cut Absurd Washington Spending

As the national debt grows larger and larger, our lawmakers continue to spend obliviously—and even on frivolous things. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is not happy about how much government agencies are spending on swag, and she recently introduced legislation to end things like the government spending over $600,000 on coloring books. Read a lightly edited transcript […]

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The Gun Grabbers Mislead Us

Gun control did not become politically acceptable until the Gun Control Act of 1968 signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The law’s primary focus was to regulate commerce in firearms by prohibiting interstate firearms transfers except among licensed manufacturers, dealers, and importers. Today’s gun control advocates have gone much further, calling for an […]

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We Hear You: Notes on Our Schools From the ‘Belly of the Beast’

Editor’s note: We’re back with a roundup of your emails, beginning with one on the state of public schools from a correspondent who recently moved from California to Virginia. Don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: About your “Back to School Edition” roundup of reader comments: I served on a consultative […]

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