Melissa Quinn is a news reporter for The Daily Signal. Source material can be found at this site.
Editor’s note: Can the president unilaterally initiate the use of military force without a prior authorization from Congress? In his notes from the Constitutional Convention, James Madison stated that the Executive could only do so when it was necessary “to repel sudden attacks.” The White House is now contending that President Obama can engage in […]
Within the space of 24 hours, the Obama Administration has both denied the United States is “at war” with ISIS (ISIL) and confirmed it. In an interview with CNN yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry was asked, “Is the United States at war with ISIS?” Kerry rebuffed the notion of “war,” calling it the “wrong […]
Many in America, while struggling, also have more assets than you might assume from media reports. Kelsey Harris is the visual editor at The Daily Signal and digital media associate at The Heritage Foundation. Source material can be found at this site.
Chick-fil-A, not shy about asking young Americans to “eat mor chikin,” is giving the Happy Meal a run for the money. Parents and caretakers rate the faith-based, fast-food chicken chain higher in “kid appeal” than McDonald’s, research shows. And although Chick-fil-A serves far fewer mouths a year than McDonald’s —with 1,800 locations nationwide compared with the […]
Cruz Stands with Israel and Walks off Stage; Bishop Who Led Prayer Says Texas Senator ‘Came Out Slugging’
After Sen. Ted Cruz was booed off the stage at a gathering of Middle Eastern Christians for making pro-Israel comments, a New York bishop stood before the frantic audience to lead a prayer for him. [youtube mDVHVX90NK8 nolink] In an interview with The Daily Signal today, Bishop Gregory Mansour of the Maronite Eparchy of Saint Maron […]
(CNSNews.com) – By delaying his promised executive action on immigration until after the November election, “President Obama has decided this election will be a referendum on amnesty,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on Tuesday. Cruz is demanding that the “do-nothing” Senate, led by Harry Reid (D-Nev.), allow every senator to vote on Republican legislation that […]
by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times September 10, 2014 Before welcoming the emerging state of Kurdistan in northern Iraq, I confess to having opposed its independence in the past. In 1991, after the Kuwait War had ended and as Saddam Hussein attacked Iraq’s six million Kurds, I made three arguments against American intervention on their […]
[youtube YR6KuUqDF5A nolink] Moments after President Obama spoke to the nationWednesday night about the threat posed by the Islamic State, Sen. Ted Cruz told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly that the administration’s strategy was insufficient. “The Obama-Clinton foreign policy has been characterized by photo-op foreign policy,” Cruz said. “What has been missing is a concrete military […]
(CNSNews.com) – Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) tells FOX6 Milwaukee that she will be “saving my pennies” to pay her $691 dollar disorderly conduct fine. Moore was arrested in a Milwaukee protest Thursday involving fast food workers who are demanding a minimum wage of $15 per hour. “I’ll be saving my pennies to pay this $691 […]