Entries by The Daily Signal

Numbers Don’t Lie: America’s Border Crisis Is Biden-Made

The Biden administration’s open-border policies and its refusal to fully enforce federal immigration laws have imposed huge costs on local communities across the country. Border states are groaning under the enormous cost of sheltering, feeding, educating, policing, and providing medical care for tens of thousands of illegal aliens. There are humanitarian costs, as well, paid by those […]

DeSantis Tackles Divisive ‘Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion’ Programs on College Campuses

The average American university has more than 45 individuals with jobs devoted to promoting so-called diversity, equity, and inclusion. DEI programs push divisive identity politics as well as distorted narratives about American history. But Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration is once again leading on this issue, taking a first step in clamping down on these counterproductive positions and administrative […]

Where Does Your State Rank in Education Freedom?

Florida ranks highest among the states in education freedom, while the District of Columbia trails behind all of them, according to a new “report card” from The Heritage Foundation. The leading think tank’s 2022 Education Freedom Report Card, released Thursday, measures all 50 states and the District based on four broad categories: school choice, transparency, regulatory […]

Voting Booms in 5 States That Passed Election Reforms

A left-leaning New York think tank sounded a familiar warning about Arizona’s “voter suppression bills” being “dangerously close to becoming law.” The Brennan Center for Justice added in a press release that Arizona was “taking center stage in the relent­less effort to rein in voter parti­cip­a­tion in the name of ‘elec­tion secur­ity.’” Pending bills, the think tank […]

House Freedom Caucus Demands AG Barr Release Findings of Election Fraud Probe

The House Freedom Caucus, a group of conservative Republican lawmakers, is demanding that Attorney General William Barr release the findings of the Justice Department’s investigation into vote fraud in the Nov. 3 presidential election. “We represent millions of Americans who do not have confidence in the outcome of this election, not because of the clear winner, […]

The Left’s Gender Theories Are Anti-Scientific Nonsense, but They’re Gaining Ground

On Nov. 22, 2020, New York Times columnist Charles Blow unleashed one of the most bizarre tweets in recent memory. “Stop doing gender reveals,” he stated. “They’re not cute; they’re violent. All we know before a child is born is their anatomy. They will reveal their gender. It may match your expectations of that anatomy, and it […]

VIDEO: Why Aren’t US Attorneys Investigating Voter Fraud Allegations?

None of the U.S. government’s top 93 prosecutors appears to have looked into allegations of voter fraud in states across the nation, Heritage Foundation legal expert Hans von Spakovsky says. In an interview with EWTN’s “News Nightly,” von Spakovsky responds to Attorney General William Barr’s assertion to The Associated Press that the Justice Department hasn’t seen evidence of widespread […]

VIDEO: Election Came Under ‘Coordinated Assault and Siege,’ Trump Says

WATCH: President Donald J. Trump statement on protecting the 2020 election.  President Donald Trump told Americans why he has not conceded the election in an unprecedented video message late Wednesday afternoon that he said “may be the most important speech I’ve ever made.” “The constitutional process must be allowed to continue,” Trump said in […]

Pub Owners Declare ‘Autonomous Zone’ to Keep Doors Open Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

Owners of a Staten Island pub have declared it an “autonomous zone” in defiance of tighter COVID-19 restrictions in New York City from Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Keith McAlarney says he and business partner Danny Presti decided to follow in Seattle’s footsteps and designate their restaurant, Mac’s Public House, to be independent from New […]

Its Critics Are Wrong. The Electoral College Is a Bulwark Against Power Grabs.

One must read to the end of The Washington Post’s recent editorial “Abolish the electoral college” before hitting on the real reason the Post’s editors want to upend the long-standing constitutional institution. “Mr. Trump’s election was a sad event for the nation,” notes the Post. “His reelection would have been a calamity.” Maybe, maybe not. […]

4 Takeaways From Arizona’s Election Fraud Hearing

On the same day that Arizona certified former Vice President Joe Biden as the winner of the state’s 11 electoral votes, state lawmakers held a fact-finding meeting Monday on allegations of voter fraud that might have tilted the closely contested state. Biden appears to have won the traditionally Republican-leaning state by just over 10,000 votes. […]

Illegal Votes From Noncitizens Likely Affected the 2020 Election, Study Says

Noncitizens likely voted at a high enough rate to alter the 2020 Electoral College tally, potentially flipping the states of Arizona and Georgia in the presidential election, according to an analysis by Just Facts, a research group. That’s significant, and while it wouldn’t be enough to hand the election to President Donald Trump, it potentially […]

Millions in Africa Being Sacrificed to Extreme Poverty, Premature Death on Altar of ‘Green Energy’

Obama-era policies that favor so-called green energy over coal-fired electricity are dooming millions of Africans to lives of extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and increased risk of early death, according to a new analysis by the CO2 Coalition. The study by the Arlington, Virginia-based coalition of 60 climate scientists and energy engineers contends that inadequate access to electricity is […]

Presidential Election Isn’t Over Yet, Conservative Leaders Say

Until “every legal vote” is counted, the presidential election isn’t over, prominent conservative leaders said in a joint statement Monday. Members of the Conservative Action Project—a coalition of American political, economic, and social activists—say they are standing with those refusing to allow the election to conclude “until every legal vote has been counted.” Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III, […]