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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:34:34 +0000
The generation that produced the U.S. Constitution lived at a time when liberal education was being rethought, redefined, stretched, and challenged. The Founders lined up... Read More
The post What the Founders Thought About the Value of a ‘Classical’ Education appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:27:32 +0000
Colorado could become the sixth state to make physician-assisted suicide legal when voters go the polls next month. “Doctor-assisted suicide is sold as a personal... Read More
The post Voters to Decide Legality of Physician-Assisted Suicide in Colorado appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:00:01 +0000
With outstanding student loan debt now exceeding $1.3 trillion, it is no wonder that the sticker price of college tuition has gotten a lot of... Read More
The post Student Loan Forgiveness Won’t Solve the $1.3 Trillion Problem appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:58:24 +0000
The U.S. finally is ramping up its response to Russian cyberattacks. Good. The bad news is our response shows how ill thought-out both our strategy... Read More
The post What the US Needs to Do About Russia’s Cyberattacks appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:06:35 +0000
Exxon Mobil Corp. is fighting back against New York’s Democrat attorney general who is demanding decades’ worth of documents about the company’s position on global... Read More
The post Exxon Mobil Fights the Abusive Behavior of Democrat Attorneys General’s Climate Inquisition appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:18:19 +0000
During Wednesday’s bilateral ministerial meeting, Secretary of State John Kerry underscored Washington’s resolve to defend our South Korean ally against missile attacks. The biennial “2+2... Read More
The post US Right to Affirm Necessity of Missile Defense in South Korea appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:11:17 +0000
In a speech before Miami Dade College students in Miami, Florida, on Thursday, President Barack Obama spoke about some of the successes of the Affordable... Read More
The post Fact-Checking 7 Claims in the President’s Speech on Obamacare appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:33:26 +0000
Books, movies, satellite radio shows, and streaming video about real-life politics aren’t protected by the First Amendment’s guarantee of a free press, some government officials... Read More
The post Think the First Amendment Protects Books and Movies? Government Officials Don’t Agree appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:10:16 +0000
KURAKHOVO, Ukraine—They all have a reason to go home. For some, it’s to reunite with friends and family, to regain their dignity, or to find... Read More
The post ‘I Don’t Have Anyone Left’: What Life Is Like for Refugees in Ukraine appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:06:19 +0000
A 34-year-old student at Iowa State University is suing the school over what he calls an “unconstitutional speech code.” The student, Robert Dunn, says the... Read More
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:05:18 +0000
When confronted in the final presidential debate with the assertion that each of their plans would increase the national debt, the candidates denied it by... Read More
The post Within a Generation, Our National Debt Will Cost the Typical Family $12,000 appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:40:54 +0000
Republican opponents of the Iran nuclear deal have been stymied in their ability to shape U.S. policy with America’s longtime adversary in the Middle East.... Read More
The post How Republicans Plan to Shape the Next President’s Iran Policy appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:47:01 +0000
Earlier this week, the White House announced with great fanfare that graduation rates across the nation have hit a record high of 83.2 percent. The... Read More
The post Rising Graduation Rates Not Good Enough When Academic Achievement Isn’t Improving appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:25:15 +0000
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agency has recently expanded its expedited clearance program for oceangoing freight, the Advanced Qualified Unloading Approval (AQUA Lane)... Read More
The post Expedited Cargo Screening a Boon to Shippers and Security appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:18:45 +0000
Last month, German Justice Minister Heiko Maas suggested that Facebook and Twitter could be held criminally liable if they do not step up their efforts... Read More
The post Germany Threatens Facebook With Criminal Action for ‘Hate Speech’ Violations appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:02:43 +0000
What do cottage cheese, “extra fancy” apples, and chicken noodle soup all have in common? It’s a crime to sell any of them without meeting... Read More
The post From Apples to Soup: How the Administrative State Creates Food Crimes appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:26:59 +0000
The Heritage Foundation is adding to our terror plot timeline as the past several weeks have seen two successful attacks and one plot foiled by... Read More
The post Islamist Terrorist Attacks and Plots Against the US Homeland Rise to 92 appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:00:43 +0000
A psychology professor at the University of Toronto who is protesting a law that would force him to use certain pronouns for transgender and other... Read More
The post University Threatens to ‘Silence’ Professor Protesting Genderless Pronouns appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:22:33 +0000
Two U.S. senators say they plan to oppose Hillary Clinton’s Supreme Court nominees should she win the presidency. In the past week, both Sen. John... Read More
The post Senators Promise to Block Potential Clinton Supreme Court Nominees appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:04:55 +0000
There has been a lot of talk on Capitol Hill and in the news about taxpayer-funded “bailouts” for insurance companies under Obamacare. But what exactly... Read More
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:30:51 +0000
Before Obamacare insurance exchanges were established in 2013, Florida had 18 insurers operating in the state. President Barack Obama arrives in Miami Thursday to promote... Read More
The post As Obama Travels to Florida to Promote Obamacare, State Faces Higher Costs, Fewer Options appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:52:27 +0000
President Barack Obama’s speech Thursday will likely highlight the “successes” of Obamacare, but this complex health law—with interlocking parts—is really becoming more like a patient... Read More
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:28:31 +0000
New numbers on federal spending are in from the Congressional Budget Office, and they’re not pretty. The federal government spent $3.9 trillion in fiscal 2016,... Read More
The post The Government Just Spent $168 Billion More Than the Year Before appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:24:12 +0000
If a person wants to go into business as a taxicab owner, what requirements should be imposed to protect the public? The prospective taxicab owner... Read More
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:11:24 +0000
Giving parents control over their child’s education through personalized education savings accounts has transformed the lives of numerous underserved students. The story of Faith Kleffel... Read More
The post How Education Savings Accounts Changed the Life of This Child With Down Syndrome appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:30:48 +0000
In the 2016 presidential election, one candidate is warning about voter fraud, while another proclaims Russians are interfering. It’s not the first time contenders have alleged... Read More
The post Rigged Election? Past Presidential Contests Sowed Doubt and Nearly Led to Violence appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:54:04 +0000
The final presidential debates take place Wednesday in Las Vegas. Given the location, a controversial issue sure to come up is that of a nuclear... Read More
The post What the Candidates Need to Know About Yucca Mountain appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:52:03 +0000
Consumers will be hit by increases in health insurance premiums averaging 10 percent or more in all but one of 14 states where regulators have... Read More
The post See How Much Premiums Will Increase Under Obamacare in These 14 States appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:51:20 +0000
American education is failing thousands of students every year. But this crisis is not just about poor scores in math and reading. It is a... Read More
The post Millennial Cluelessness About Communism’s Massacres Demonstrates the Need for School Choice appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:40:00 +0000
An active community member and a cultural liaison in his hometown of St. Paul, Minnesota, it was only natural for Rashad Turner to take on... Read More
The post Former Black Lives Matter Leader Says Movement Is ‘on the Wrong Side of History’ appeared first on The Daily Signal.