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AOC’s Bizarre Defense of Florida Vacation Highlights Left’s Hypocrisy

By Virginia Allen for The Daily Signal Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, states like Florida have received a lot of criticism from the political left for not requiring endless masking or imposing stringent lockdowns. Yet Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says, “If I had a dollar for every lockdown politician who decided to escape to Florida over […]

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The Democrats’ Exploitation of Jan. 6 Gives Away Their Game

By Ben Shapiro for The Daily Signal This year, Jan. 6 will be commemorated with all the ballyhoo and rigmarole Democrats and their media allies can muster. CNN plans an entire special around the anniversary, titled “Live from the Capitol: January 6th, One Year Later”; the show will feature the “heroes who protected our democracy […]

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Dispelling 3 Common Myths About Abortion

By Melanie Israel for The Daily Signal With the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case before the Supreme Court and the ongoing litigation over the Texas heartbeat law, the issue of abortion looms large in our national discourse. Too often, pro-abortion actors make claims that are simply not true, and those claims are repeated without challenge in the media. […]

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9 Examples That Show Why Democrats’ Revised Spending Bill Is Still Awful

By David Ditch for The Daily Signal House Democrats unveiled an updated version of their social spending package on Oct. 28. Weighing in at 1,684 pages, and with trillions of dollars in taxing and spending, it is one of the largest legislative proposals in history. Progressives like Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., claim that the bill […]

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10 Absurdly Wasteful Items Tucked Into Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Tax-and-Spend Monstrosity

By David Ditch for The Daily Signal House Democrats a few weeks ago released the full text of their big-government socialism $3.5 trillion tax-and-spend package. Many important elements were already clear. It would recklessly boost federal spending at a time of already high inflation, impose ruinous tax hikes when the post-pandemic economic recovery is still vulnerable, and impose an anti-work welfare state. […]

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Democrats Erase Women Through Budget ‘Reconciliation’

By Jay Richards for The Daily Signal According to Senate rules, a reconciliation package should be limited to budget questions. But in 2021, $3.5 trillion tax-and-spend bill Democrats are trying to push through via the reconciliation process offers the chance for radical gender activists to slip the language and assumptions of their ideology into federal […]

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Attorney General Garland Abuses Power He Doesn’t Have To Threaten Parents

By GianCarlo Canaparo for The Daily Signal Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a memo on Monday directing the Department of Justice and the FBI to “launch a series of additional efforts in the coming days designed to address the rise in criminal conduct directed toward school personnel.” The Garland memo looks like an effort to […]

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The Irony: UN Women Says The Word ‘Women’ Is Exclusionary

By Kimberly Ells for the Daily Signal U.N. Women, the United Nations organization responsible for furthering the cause of women all over the world, seems out to erase itself and any credibility it has as a women’s rights organization. U.N. Women announced in July 2019 it would focus on “equality of all genders” (as I […]

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President’s ‘Word as a Biden’ Isn’t Worth Much, His Record Shows

By Tim Murtagh for the Daily Signal When President Joe Biden wants you to believe something he’s about to say—really, really wants you to believe it—he prefaces it with the phrase, “I give you my word as a Biden.” He peppers his public statements with it, puts it in his tweets, and holds it up […]

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