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2021 Index Finds Rise in Global Economic Freedom, but US Score Falls

2021 Index Finds Rise in Global Economic Freedom, but US Score Falls

Virginia Allen / @Virginia_Allen5 Source: The Daily Signal America’s economic freedom ranking has fallen to an all-time low, according to The Heritage Foundation’s 2021 Index of Economic Freedom.  The United States fell three places since last year and now ranks 20th in the world among countries evaluated, with an economic freedom score of 74.8 out of 100. The […]

A New Dark Age: California’s Blackouts Are Self-Inflicted

A New Dark Age: California’s Blackouts Are Self-Inflicted

By Jarrett Stepman / @JarrettStepman  California, the richest state in the nation—and one that’s often portrayed as the progressive harbinger of the future for the rest of the country—has been hit with its latest Third World-style disaster. On top of high poverty rates, skyrocketing homelessness, rising crime, and the return of medieval-sounding diseases, the state—specifically, the San […]

The Right Way to Overhaul Our Health Care System

The Right Way to Overhaul Our Health Care System

   By Genevieve Wood One thing most Americans agree on is that our health care system needs an overhaul. Some people believe the answer is more money from Washington and bureaucratic agencies making sure everyone is following the rules. Others suggest we should import the kind of government-run models they have in Europe and Canada. […]

Trump’s Ex-Lawyer Didn’t Violate Campaign Finance Laws, and Neither Did the President

Trump’s Ex-Lawyer Didn’t Violate Campaign Finance Laws, and Neither Did the President

By Hans von Spakovsky / @HvonSpakovsky / President Donald Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, may have been convinced by the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York to plead guilty to a supposed violation of campaign finance law, but that doesn’t mean that what happened is actually a federal crime. In fact, […]

Unions Defy Supreme Court on Mandatory Dues, Suit Says

Unions Defy Supreme Court on Mandatory Dues, Suit Says

By Kevin Mooney    Labor unions are collecting dues from public employees without their “affirmative consent” in defiance of a Supreme Court ruling that state laws requiring nonunion government workers to make such payments are unconstitutional, a new lawsuit alleges. The Freedom Foundation, a free market think tank based in Washington state, joined with the National Right […]

October Showed Huge Economic Gains. Here’s How Congress Can Keep It Going.

October Showed Huge Economic Gains. Here’s How Congress Can Keep It Going.

By Timothy Doescher The Bureau of Labor Statistics shattered expert predictions on Friday, reporting that the economy added 250,000 new jobs in the month of October. The labor force participation rate also climbed, unemployment stayed at a record low, and the number of employed Americans stands at a record high. The economy saw gains in crucial sectors […]

Andrew McCabe, FBI’s Former No. 2, Faces Criminal Probe for Lying, Leaking

Andrew McCabe, FBI’s Former No. 2, Faces Criminal Probe for Lying, Leaking

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog has asked for a criminal probe of the FBI’s recently ousted top deputy for leaking and lying to investigators, several media outlets report. … Horowitz, inspector general at the Justice Department and an appointee of President Barack Obama, sent a criminal referral on Andrew McCabe to prosecutors in the U.S. […]

Students Partake in National Walkout for the Unborn

Students Partake in National Walkout for the Unborn

America’s most pro– life generation is at it again. Pro– life students across the country partook in a planned school walkout on Wednesday morning. After a California high school history teacher …

Over 1 Million Illegal Immigrants Have California Driver’s Licenses, DMV Announces

Over 1 Million Illegal Immigrants Have California Driver’s Licenses, DMV Announces

Over one million illegal immigrants living in the state of California have obtained driver’s licenses, according to a Wednesday report. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced …

Supreme Court Ruling Could Mean Life or Death for Her Pro-Life Pregnancy Center

Supreme Court Ruling Could Mean Life or Death for Her Pro-Life Pregnancy Center

The operator of a pregnancy resource center in California says she may have to close its doors unless the Supreme Court, after hearing arguments Tuesday, rules that a state law forcing the pro-life …

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