Gigantic wolverines, otters the size of wolves: fossils offer fresh insights into the past

About 120 km north of Cape Town and less than 2° north of the southern tip of Africa lies a quarry that, to the untrained eye, has nothing interesting to offer. In reality, Langebaanweg ‘E’ Quarry is a palaeontological wonderland dating back 5 million years. It has yielded one of the richest and best-preserved vertebrate … Continue reading Gigantic wolverines, otters the size of wolves: fossils offer fresh insights into the past

Who killed Sweden’s prime minister? 1986 assassination of Olof Palme is finally solved – maybe

It took 34 years, 10,000 interviews and 134 murder confessions, but the assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme has now been solved. Palme was shot on the Stockholm street Sveavägen – roughly, “Mother Sweden Way” – in February 1986, after a night at the movies with his wife and son. On June 10, 2020, … Continue reading Who killed Sweden’s prime minister? 1986 assassination of Olof Palme is finally solved – maybe

Mike Rowe Is Right: There’s “No Such Thing” as a Non-Essential Worker

Few people in history have seen more jobs up close than Mike Rowe, the longtime host of the Discovery Channel’s hit TV show Dirty Jobs. Now the blue-collar icon has a message for those who say “non-essential” employees have no business working during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent TV appearance with Dana Perino on … Continue reading Mike Rowe Is Right: There’s “No Such Thing” as a Non-Essential Worker

Fact or Fiction: Addressing the Talking Points of Climate Activists

Are rising sea levels a threat to our planet? Is global warming to blame for wildfires and hurricanes? Geologist Gregory Wrightstone, author of “Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know,” joins The Daily Signal Podcast to discuss the truth about climate change. In our conversation, Wrightstone addresses these talking points … Continue reading Fact or Fiction: Addressing the Talking Points of Climate Activists

Presidential pardon sought for former U.S. Congressman, Steve Stockman, in wake of COVID-19 crisis

The wife of an imprisoned former U.S. Congressman this week released a video imploring President Donald Trump to pardon her husband on humanitarian grounds or allow him to serve his sentence in home confinement, citing health conditions that put him at increased risk of fatality if he contracts COVID-19. Steve Stockman, 63, who is a Type II … Continue reading Presidential pardon sought for former U.S. Congressman, Steve Stockman, in wake of COVID-19 crisis

“Miss Virginia” Shows the Dilemma Many Lower-Income Families Face on Schooling

Every once in awhile, a film comes along that you can’t stop thinking about long after the credits roll. Miss Virginia is such a movie. With superb acting and heart-wrenching emotion, it features the true story of Virginia Walden Ford, a Washington, DC, mom who simply wanted better education options for her child and who … Continue reading “Miss Virginia” Shows the Dilemma Many Lower-Income Families Face on Schooling

The Tulsa Race Massacre: A Mindless Rage of Collectivist Groupthink

On June 1 of next year, the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will mark the centennial of a catastrophe—an entirely man-made one. More specifically, an entirely thought-made one. It will be very painful to acknowledge. In its immediate aftermath, in fact, Tulsans of a few generations ago tried hard to ignore and forget it. But you … Continue reading The Tulsa Race Massacre: A Mindless Rage of Collectivist Groupthink

5 Stats That Show American Workers Are More Prosperous Than Ever

Politicians are known for telling voters how bad things are. It’s a refrain that never seems to change regardless of the actual economic condition of a nation or community, and it’s practiced by those on both the political left and right. "The average American is working longer hours for lower wages," Senator Bernie Sanders is … Continue reading 5 Stats That Show American Workers Are More Prosperous Than Ever

I Was Sentenced to Life Without Parole for a Non-Violent First Drug Offense

The following is an article by Craig Cesal, a federal prisoner sentenced to life without the possibility of parole as a first-time offender convicted of conspiring to distribute marijuana. "I sentence you to a term of natural life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole." These were the words I heard in the months after the … Continue reading I Was Sentenced to Life Without Parole for a Non-Violent First Drug Offense