What to make of reports that ISIS may try to pull off a terrorist attack on Independence Day? Let’s look at the facts. It is not the... Read More The post What Fireworks Does ISIS Plan for the 4th of July? appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Trust in American institutions varies widely by political ideology, according to a new Gallup poll. Gallup found that American liberals and conservatives “report markedly different... Read More The post What American Institutions Conservatives Trust, And Which Ones Liberals Trust appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Many Americans have honored the nation’s birth in numerous ways and festivities. Here are some photos showing how Americans have celebrated over the years. The post These 18 Photos Show America’s Long History of Celebrating the Fourth appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Yesterday — just in time for the Fourth of July holiday — Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian issued his long-awaited ruling against Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of the since-closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa. Finding them guilty of sexual orientation discrimination for refusing to bake a cake to celebrate a same-sex wedding, Avakian not only ordered the K […]
One of the oddest and most interesting political trends is the resurgence of identity politics. “Resurgence” may be the wrong word here because identity politics never really went away; it simply had occasional periods of slumber when other issues dominated the national imagination. But it is certainly back center-stage with the transmogrification of Caitlin […]
Brad Thor is a writer of thrillers, and best-selling ones at that. (His latest is Code of Conduct.) But he is more than a storyteller: He’s an expert in defense, counterterrorism, and other such matters. He is also a political conservative (and doesn’t care who knows it). Are thriller-writers always conservative, or usually conservative? Brad and I talk abou […]
As most of the nation is preparing to celebrate the 239th anniversary of its founding, the left is going about producing self-affirmations and reinforcing its narcissistic prejudices. This is hardly a new phenomenon, but it has become more pronounced as the present era of progressivism reaches a zenith and invites what history suggests will be a […] The post […]
Over at Vox, Max Fisher has a long and interesting article suggesting that the risk of a nuclear war between Russia and the U.S. is growing. He quotes pundits close to the Kremlin suggesting that Vladimir Putin feels genuinely threatened by the U.S. and that he may try to stage a Ukrainian-style revolt in Estonia […] The post Will Russian Aggression Trigger […]
The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement has a history of claiming victories prematurely, and Jewish Voice for Peace activist Seth Morrison has supplied us with an amusing example of the phenomenon. Morrison just penned a piece entitled “Does Church Vote Signal BDS Tipping Point?” The question mark notwithstanding, Morrison plainly thought the answer was […]