• Gov. Scott Walker Stared Down a Leftist Mob. Here's His Advice to Other Conservatives.

    Gov. Scott Walker Stared Down a Leftist Mob. Here’s His Advice to Other Conservatives.

    Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker had to deal with plenty of liberal activists during his tenure. In an interview recorded at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Walker shares what he learned—and how to deal with biased media. Read the transcript, posted below, or listen to the interview on the podcast:

    Kate Trinko: Joining us today from CPAC is [former] Gov. Scott Walker, Republican of Wisconsin. So governor, you were in charge of a fairly blue state for eight years.

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  • He Killed a Man. Then This Gangster Changed His Life.

    He Killed a Man. Then This Gangster Changed His Life.


    At 16, Casey Diaz went to prison for killing a man. The son of an alcoholic father, Diaz grew up in a rough neighborhood and first saw three men killed when he was 8. By the time he was 11, he joined a gang. But after years in prison, Diaz, the author of new book “The Shot Caller,” had a religious conversion—and inspired others to change their lives as well, including a founder of MS-13. Read the transcript, posted below, or listen to the podcast.

    We also cover these stories:

    • President Donald Trump is now saying health care will have to wait until after the next election.
    • House Republicans want to protect babies born alive after abortion–and on Tuesday, they launched a discharge petition effort.
    • Democrat senators introduced new legislation to expand government-controlled health care options.

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  • The Conservative Health Care Plan, Explained

    The Conservative Health Care Plan, Explained

    There’s a conservative health care plan that could reduce costs and help Americans get better access to medical care. Marie Fishpaw, director of domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation, joins us to share what lawmakers would have to change, and how the plan would work. Read the transcript, posted below.

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  • A Former Prosecutor Explains How Jussie Smollett Could Still Be Charged

    A Former Prosecutor Explains How Jussie Smollett Could Still Be Charged

    Former prosecutor and Heritage Foundation legal expert Cully Stimson joins us to unpack what the police documents show about the Jussie Smollett case, analyze how the case was handled and the possible role a former Obama aide played, and share how there still might be one way to charge Smollett. Read the interview, posted below, or listen to it on the podcast.

    We also cover these stories:

    • President Donald Trump wants Republicans to tackle health care again.
    • The Trump administration is gearing up to send another man to the moon.
    • Speaking about Anita Hill hearings, Joe Biden laments “white man’s culture.”

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  • The Facts About Gun Control and Homicide Rates

    The Facts About Gun Control and Homicide Rates

    Are there really fewer homicides in countries with gun control? Are other countries besides the United States dealing with mass shooting? John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center joined The Daily Signal at the Conservative Political Action Conference to share the data about gun use the mainstream media isn’t highlighting. Read the transcript posted below or listen to the interview on the podcast. Plus: We cover how even Chelsea Clinton isn’t woke enough these days.

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  • The End of ‘Believe All Women’

    The End of ‘Believe All Women’

    Feminists haven’t been this silent since the Bill Clinton years.

    Vanessa Tyson came forward Wednesday to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting her during the Democratic National Convention in Boston in 2004, saying in a statement that “What began as consensual kissing quickly turned into a sexual assault.”

    Tyson, now a politics professor at Scripps College in California, says she had accompanied Fairfax to his hotel room.

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  • Pushback: Patriots In SC To Gather With Governor To Promote Personhood In Opposition To Baby Murder In NY, VA & VT

    Senate Democrat Blocks Infanticide Ban


    Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., blocked Monday night Republican Sen. Ben Sasse’s push to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act by unanimous consent.

    “We’re actually talking about babies that have been born,”
    Sasse, who represents Nebraska, said in a Senate floor speech
    Monday. “The only debate on the floor tonight is about infanticide.”

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  • The War on Christians Who Speak Out

    The War on Christians Who Speak Out

    In the past couple of weeks, Karen Pence has been attacked for teaching at a Christian school, a group of Catholic school teen boys at the March for Life have been smeared as racists, and Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, tied Catholic organization Knights of Columbus to the “alt-right.” The Heritage Foundation’s Monica Burke joins us to discuss how it’s becoming harder for Christians to speak out freely.

    We also cover these stories:

    • The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump’s transgender military policy to go into effect.
    • For the first time in nine years, the Supreme Court will hear a major gun case.
    • Planned Parenthood released its annual data, which showed a clear uptick in abortions from the previous year, jumping from about 321,000 to 332,000.

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  • The Full Story About the Kentucky Boys in MAGA Hats Emerges

    The Smearing of Teens in MAGA Hats Shows Identity Politics’ Danger

    Editor’s note: Obscene language is contained in a tweet in this article.

    A-ha!

    You could almost hear the collective glee of social justice warriors and identity politics aficionados this weekend when a video emerged that appeared to show a teenage white boy in a Make America Great Again red cap smirk disrespectfully as a Native American stood in front of him–beating a drum–at the Lincoln Memorial.

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  • 28 of the Best Signs From March for Life

    28 of the Best Signs From March for Life

    Every year, thousands and thousands of pro-lifers come to Washington, D.C., brave the cold, and walk as witnesses in memory of the millions of lives lost in abortion and in hope that someday our country will no longer allow this injustice.

    Many of those attending make their own signs to share their special message. Photographer Jeff Malet snapped photos for The Daily Signal during the March for Life this year, and here are some of my favorites.

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  • Women Are Hurt by Abortion, the Sexual Revolution

    Women Are Hurt by Abortion, the Sexual Revolution

    Ignore the Women’s March: Women are actually hurt by abortion and the sexual revolution. Lila Rose of Live Action joins us to discuss that, why she has hope for Gen Z, and how you can change people’s minds on abortion. Plus: Jarrett Stepman joins us to chat about the controversial view of masculinity in a new Gillette ad.

    We also cover these stories:

    • A federal judge orders the Trump administration not to ask a question about citizenship in the upcoming 2020 census.
    • The Pentagon has decided to keep troops on the border through September.
    • There’s a new caravan starting in Honduras, with hundreds headed to Mexico or the U.S.

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  • What Woke Scientists Don’t Get About Masculinity

    What Woke Scientists Don’t Get About Masculinity

    Traditional masculinity is “harmful”—but don’t take it from us. That’s the new verdict of the American Psychological Association. We discuss the association’s new guidelines on counseling for men and boys, as well as the ideological shift behind it. Plus: President Donald Trump’s policy in Syria seems to be in flux. Last month, he announced U.S. troops would be withdrawing, but now the timeline seems longer. READ MORE...

  • The Surprising Story of the First Thanksgiving

    The Surprising Story of the First Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a special day in this country, not just because of the turkey and football and relatives, but also because of the historical memory that lies at the heart of it. The story of the pilgrims and the Indians is our national story, which means we’d better get it right. To do that, we had the honor of speaking with Dr. Tracy McKenzie over the phone. Dr. McKenzie is professor of American history at Wheaton College, where he serves as chair of the history department, and he’s author READ MORE...

  • Conservative Women's Victories Ignored, and Left Turns on White Women

    Conservative Women’s Victories Ignored, and Left Turns on White Women

    There’s a lot of work to do, white women. A lot of learning. A lot of growing.” That was the message from the Women’s March to white women who supported GOP candidates.  Meanwhile, one celebrity announces she’s done with the Women’s March, and a recent news event shows that not all masculinity is toxic. We’re joined on today’s podcast with “Problematic Women” Kelsey Harkness and Lauren Evans, who discuss these stories and more. 

    We also cover these stories:

    • Fox News host Tucker Carlson got a taste of the leftist mob, which showed up on his doorstep the night after the midterm elections.
    • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday after breaking three ribs in a fall.
    • Emile Ratelband, a 69-year-old Dutch man, wants to identify as 20 years younger.

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  • The Next Migrant Crisis May Come Out of This Syrian Region

    The Next Migrant Crisis May Come Out of This Syrian Region

    The civil war in Syria has killed over 100,000 civilians, displaced millions more, and produced a historic migrant crisis that affects Europe to this day. But the situation could get even worse if things go wrong in Idlib, a city in eastern Syria. We discuss with Luke Coffey of The Heritage Foundation. Plus: One Democratic senator suggests all men should “shut up,” in reference to the accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. 

    We also cover these stories:

    • President Donald Trump says Kavanaugh is “such an outstanding man, it’s very hard for me to imagine anything happened.”
    • Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley tweeted, “We’re going to continue to try to hear from Dr. [Christine] Ford in any format she’s comfortable [with—] open session/closed session/private staff interviews/public staff interviews [—because] her information is very important.”
    • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to permanently abolish key missile facilities in his country and allow foreign experts to inspect.

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