How Liberal Judges Took Control of 70 Percent of US Appeals Courts

On the campaign trail in 2008, Barack Obama promised to fundamentally transform the United States of America. After nearly eight years as president, he has delivered on one front by reshaping the federal judiciary. That revolution has been comprehensive, dramatic, and under the radar. When Obama entered the Oval Office, liberal judges controlled just one […]

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How Liberal Judges Took Control of 70 Percent of US Appeals Courts

On the campaign trail in 2008, Barack Obama promised to fundamentally transform the United States of America. After nearly eight years as president, he has delivered on one front by reshaping the federal judiciary. That revolution has been comprehensive, dramatic, and under the radar. When Obama entered the Oval Office, liberal judges controlled just one […]

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Congress Must Close New $10 Billion Gap in Government Spending, Report Says 

To meet current obligations, the government will need $10 billion more next year, forcing Congress to make new cuts, according to lawmakers’ nonpartisan budget office.  The Congressional Budget Office’s preliminary new projections, obtained by The Daily Signal, show current government operations without changes would cost nearly $1.08 trillion, up from $1.07 trillion. Lawmakers returning to […]

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Back Again: This Time Obama Administration Wants a Taxpayer Bailout for Puerto Rico

Less than two months after Congress passed a package aimed to provide financial relief for Puerto Rico, the Obama administration is already at it again—this time seeking an outright taxpayer bailout for the U.S. territory through additional Medicaid funds and access to the earned income tax credit. Why does Puerto Rico need help? After decades […]

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3 Reasons Congress Can Defeat Corporate Welfare This Fall

Last December, lobbyists successfully resurrected one of their favorite corporate cash cows: the U.S. Export-Import Bank, a government agency dedicated to subsidizing wealthy and well-connected businesses at the taxpayers’ expense. But those special interests didn’t get everything they wanted. For all of this year, the Ex-Im Bank hasn’t had a full board of directors—meaning it hasn’t […]

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Hillary Clinton and Power

By Stan McHugh For some weeks, now, we have been hearing the message that electing Hillary Clinton would result in four more years of the dismal Obama Administration policies and unconstitutional edicts. Many knowledgeable individuals, including our esteemed editor, have been making this prediction. However, it is this author’s considered opinion that what we would […]

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California Legislature Adopts Bill That Would Make It Tougher for Government to Take Your Stuff

The California Senate unanimously approved a landmark civil asset forfeiture reform package last week. If signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, the bill would clamp down on one of the most pernicious practices in civil forfeiture: the bypassing of state law via the controversial federal equitable sharing program. It would also expand the range […]

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House Freedom Caucus Flirts With Republican Study Committee Exodus

While away from Washington on August recess, House Freedom Caucus members are rethinking their relationship with the Republican Study Committee. Some are considering whether to call it quits and cancel their membership. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., confirmed the possibility of the breakup, telling The Daily Signal that as many as 20 members could allow their […]

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