Stem cell research has been a topic of controversy, but a related issue is raising some similar concerns: that is, whether fetal tissue from elective abortions should be used for scientific research. In today’s episode, our colleague Rachel del Guidice sits down with several experts to ask what human dignity requires on this issue, as well as what the Trump administration is doing to pursue ethical practices. Plus: Our White House correspondent Fred Lucas joins us to unpack Trump’s heated debate with Democrats over wall funding.

We also cover these stories:

More

Jon Miller, the White House correspondent for the new Blaze Media, joins us to discuss the new venture’s reach and goals, as well as what it’s like covering the Trump White House as a conservative reporter. Plus: Daily Signal and Heritage producer Thaleigha Rampersad joins us to explain why she doesn’t think “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a good Christmas movie.

We also cover these stories:

More

Today is our “Problematic Women” edition of our podcast, and Daily Signal’s Kelsey Harkness and Ginny Montalbano will be joined by Beverly Hallberg to discuss her article on why she’d rather die alone than online date anymore. Plus: They’ll chat about how Lena Dunham is apologizing for defending a male friend of hers accused of sexual misconduct, and the alleged wage gap between men and women.

We also cover these stories:
–The Trump administration on Thursday took a key step toward rolling back President Obama’s climate agenda.
–Once again, lawmakers kicked the can down the road, passing a short-term spending bill. Now the government will stay funded until Dec. 21.
–The United States made a strong display of its commitment to Ukraine Thursday, doing an observation flight.

More

Who better to celebrate the legacy of our 41st president than his son? Today’s episode features the recording of George W. Bush’s memorable, touching, and even funny words commemorating George H.W. Bush’s life.

The Daily Signal podcast is available on Ricochet, iTunes, SoundCloud, Google Play, or Stitcher. All of our podcasts can be found at DailySignal.com/podcasts. If you like what you hear, please leave a review. You can also leave us a message at 202-608-6205 or write us at [email protected] Enjoy the show!

More

Alexandre Pesey has been to some of the “yellow jacket” protests going on in France right now over a fuel tax designed to promote green energy policies. Pesey, director and co-founder of the Institut de Formation Politique (the Institute of Political Formation), a nonprofit that trains young people in France, joins us to discuss what’s really going on in France–and whether it means the country could be moving to the right. Plus: Apple CEO Tim Cook says companies must live by their values, but does that have concerning implications for conservative speech online?

We also cover these stories:
–The National Republican Congressional Committee, which is the GOP’s House fundraising arm, was hacked beginning in April of this year — and four senior aides had their email accounts surveilled for months.
–Voter fraud may have occurred in a House race in North Carolina, between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready.
–Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that unless Russia changes is actions, the U.S. will end compliance with the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Force nuclear treaty in 60 days:

More

Did you know George and Barbara Bush participated in the Houston rodeo? Houston native Ginny Montalbano talks to her dad, who was also involved in the rodeo, about the times the Bushes participated–as well as their impact on the community. Plus: A Michigan lawmaker is promoting a resolution urging fast-food chains to stop classifying kids meals toys as for boys or for girls.

We also cover these stories:

More

On today’s show, we’re talking about civics. At a time when students across the country lack a basic understanding of government and economics, one university is doing something about it. We’ll feature an interview with Paul Carrese, founding director of the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University.

We’ll also hear from Manhattan Institute fellow Heather Mac Donald about what’s wrong with college campuses today. Listen to the full interview below.

More

A New York magazine article chronicles how some couples think their marriages are struggling because of the emotions surrounding politics in post-Trump era. And first lady Melania Trump’s red Christmas trees are creating an uproar. The “Problematic Women” discuss this, and more in today’s show.

We also cover these stories:

More

Where do you begin if you’re thinking about homeschooling? Can you do it if you’re not a teacher? And how can you make sure your kids get enough socialization? We’re joined by a special guest, Colleen Trinko–yes, Kate’s mom! Colleen, who is a teacher, homeschooled her five children for many years, and now works with other homeschool families to advise. Plus: A feminist is kicked off Twitter, seemingly for saying “Men aren’t women.”

We also cover these stories:

More

Why did Russia decide to ratchet up tensions with Ukraine and seize three ships Sunday? Do Ukranians fear their long war with Russia is about to reach a new, more intensive stage? Nolan Peterson, The Daily Signal’s foreign correspondent, joins us from Ukraine to share what he’s seeing and hearing. Plus: A new survey shows some young adults think President Obama was better than George Washington.

We also cover these stories:

More

Did it have to come to tear gas? Why have asylum claims rocketed in recent years? David Inserra, a policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation who focuses on immigration and homeland security, talks about this, as well as what he found out when he visited the caravan for himself in Mexico City recently, and what he learned from talking to migrants. Plus: The Daily Signal’s Ginny Montalbano got a sneak peek of the White House’s Christmas decorations, and shares what she saw.

We also cover these stories:

More

November is Military Families Month and today we’re recognizing the achievements of R. Riveter, a handbag company founded and run by military spouses. On today’s show, we feature an interview with Lisa Bradley, a finalist for this year’s Small Business Award for Veteran and Military Spouse Employment from Hiring Our Heroes.

Bradley, along with fellow military spouse Cameron Cruse, founded the canvas and leather handbag business R. Riveter as a way to help military spouses and families who are struggling. Second Lady Karen Pence recently toured the company’s warehouse in North Carolina.

More

Has “radical feminism” been bad for women? University of Pennsylvania Law School Professor Amy Wax argues a resounding yes. “Radical feminism has had a baleful influence on college campuses, and on women’s education, in all sorts of ways,” she said. “It’s really made them dumber.”

In this week’s edition of The Daily Signal’s “Problematic Women” podcast, Kelsey Harkness interviews Wax on free speech, gender roles, #MeToo, and “radical feminism.” Wax talks about the dangers of young women taking offense “at remarks that really are not meant to be offensive,” and the left’s constant search to “find sexism under every rock.”

More

What actually happened at the first Thanksgiving? And how did our memory of it, over the centuries of American history, get tinged with a bit of “fake news” ? Dr. Tracy McKenzie, author of “The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us About Loving God and Learning from History”, joins us to discuss in this special Thanksgiving edition of the podcast.

The Daily Signal podcast is available on Ricochet, iTunes, SoundCloud, Google Play, or Stitcher. All of our podcasts can be found at DailySignal.com/podcasts. If you like what you hear, please leave a review. You can also leave us a message at 202-608-6205 or write us at [email protected] Enjoy the show!

More

There was a lot of good news for pro-lifers in the 2018 election results–and proof that talking about pro-life values is the way to win over, not lose, voters. Mallory Quigley, vice president of communications for the Susan B. Anthony List, joins us to discuss the group’s door-to-door efforts, and what they saw through contact with thousands of voters directly. Plus: Democrats are much more likely to think that Republicans are racist/bigoted/sexist than vice versa.

We also cover these stories:

More

President Barack Obama was no fan of Fox News–and he didn’t hide that fact. And there’s no requirement for the White House to call on every reporter with press credentials. But is it a good idea for the White House to fight with CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta? And how should the White House respond when reporters act in an arguably out-of-line way? The Daily Signal’s editor in chief Rob Bluey and White House correspondent Fred Lucas join to discuss. Plus: The White House Correspondents Dinner will break with tradition next year and feature a historian instead of a comedian.

We also cover these stories:

More

On today’s show, we’ll feature an interview with the founders of NewsGuard, a journalism project that applies nutrition labels to media outlets.

Steve Brill and Gordon Crovitz, the co-CEOs of NewsGuard, speak to The Daily Signal about the mission of NewsGuard and how their rating system works. Earlier this year, NewsGuard gave The Daily Signal a rare perfect rating.

More

On this week’s “Problematic Women” edition of The Daily Signal podcast, we cover the “sex recession,” the fanfare surrounding former first lady Michelle Obama’s new book, and the absurd new ad promoting gender-neutral clothing. Plus: We cover a heartwarming push from the Down syndrome community.

We also cover these stories:

More

“The U.S. military could suffer unacceptably high casualties and loss of major capital assets in its next conflict. It might struggle to win, or perhaps lose, a war against China or Russia. The United States is particularly at risk of being overwhelmed should its military be forced to fight on two or more fronts simultaneously.” Those are the sobering words from a report released Wednesday by the bipartisan National Defense Strategy Commission. Air Force veteran and Heritage Foundation senior communications manager John Cooper joins us to discuss. Plus: Forget taking your kids to work–taking your parents to work is now what the cool kids are doing.

We also cover these stories:

More
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. ...
  9. 14