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  • Heaping Scorn on Illiterate Fearmongers with Dr. Kevin Roberts

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    After two weeks of regurgitated conspiracy theories about Project 2025, Dr. Kevin Roberts of The Heritage Foundation joins Tony Kinnett to obliterate the weakest theories about a document fearmongers didn't read. It may not be enough to distract from the media nightmare of Biden's collapsing administration, but it will be enough to make you laugh.

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  • Biden Aides Call Delegates to Confirm Loyalty, China Snaps Back at NATO, Democratic Socialists of America Ditch AOC | July 11

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    TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down: President Joe Biden to hold a critical press conference.Biden’s aides, according to Politico, are making phone calls to delegates to make sure they remain loyal to the president. China claims NATO is seeking security at others expense. Elon Musk says he is suing “the perpetrators and collaborators in the advertising boycott racket.”The Democratic Socialists of America unendorse Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. Relevant LinksListen to other podcasts from The Daily Signal: https://www.dailysignal.com/podcasts/Get daily conservative news you can trust from our Morning Bell newsletter: DailySignal.com/morningbellsubscription Listen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcastsSign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues conservatives need to know about each week: https://www.heritage.org/agenda
  • Former Kentucky AG Warns About Threat to Business From Woke Corporations

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    Conservatives must be vigilant about big corporations that seek to “cancel” those with differing political views, former Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron warns. Cameron, a Republican, ran for governor in 2023, but lost to Democratic incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear. He now serves as CEO of the 1792 Exchange, a nonprofit organization that “seeks to preserve freedom by partnering with allies to steer public companies back to neutral on divisive, ideological issues,” according to its website. Cameron discussed with “The Daily Signal Podcast” what he says is the biggest threat to American business: Many publicly traded companies no longer focus on return on investments to shareholders. 
  • Celebrities Doubt Biden, NATO Speech, Alec Baldwin Trial | July 10

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    TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down:  Left-wing politicians and celebrities doubt President Joe Biden's ability to win his 2024 reelection campaign. President Joe Biden says Ukraine has NATO’s full collective support in remarks on the 75th anniversary of NATO on Tuesday evening. A report shows that the Global Alliance for Responsible Media likely violated federal antitrust laws. Actor Alec Baldwin’s criminal trial is underway.Relevant Links:https://www.dailysignal.com/2024/07/09/biden-pledges-natos-support-ukraine-tuesday-address/Listen to other podcasts from The Daily Signal: https://www.dailysignal.com/podcasts/Get daily conservative news you can trust from our Morning Bell newsletter: DailySignal.com/morningbellsubscription Listen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcastsSign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues conservatives need to know about each week: https://www.heritage.org/agenda
  • ‘On the Right Side of History’: Parents Defending Education Adviser Explains Fight to Save Title IX

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    Parents Defending Education filed a lawsuit on April 29 against the Biden administration's reinterpretation of Title IXallowing males in female sports and private spaces.The parental rights organization joined the Independent Women’s Forum, Speech First, and the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina in challenging President Joe Biden's rule change to the 1972 federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in federally funded education programs across the nation. Michele Exner, senior adviser to Parents Defending Education, discusses the future of Title IX with “The Daily Signal Podcast.” Enjoy!
  • Yellen Calls Biden Effective, RNC Abortion Stance, Ukraine’s NATO Status | July 9

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    TOP NEWS | On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down:  Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the president’s cabinet has not discussed using the 25th amendment to remove Joe Biden from office.The Republican National Convention has adopted former President Donald Trump’s GOP platform, including language on abortion. The House is set to vote this week on legislation to compel voters to show proof of citizenship when registering to vote. Biden administration officials say this week's NATO summit will be a "bridge" to eventual NATO membership for Ukraine.Relevant Links:https://www.dailysignal.com/2024/07/08/draft-2024-rnc-platform-dumbs-down-gop-abortion-stance-protections-unborn-babies/https://www.dailysignal.com/2024/07/08/heritage-action-scores-save-act-as-key-vote/Listen to other podcasts from The Daily Signal: https://www.dailysignal.com/podcasts/Get daily conservative news you can trust from our Morning Bell newsletter: DailySignal.com/morningbellsubscription Listen to more Heritage podcasts: https://www.heritage.org/podcastsSign up for The Agenda newsletter — the lowdown on top issues con
  • ‘It’s Going to Be Catastrophic’: Why the Next Pandemic Will Be Worse Than COVID

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    The former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning Americans to prepare for the next pandemic, which he fears will be more catastrophic than COVID-19.Dr. Robert Redfield, a virologist who continues to treat patients suffering from COVID, oversaw the CDC’s initial response to the pandemic and served as a member of the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force under former President Donald Trump."We are going to have another pandemic," Redfield told The Daily Signal. "I do believe it's going to be much more catastrophic than the COVID pandemic."Redfield predicted the next pandemic would be the bird flu, also known as H5N1. Its mortality rate is significantly higher than COVID: 52% of the 888 infected patients with H5N1 have died since 2003."COVID's mortality was about 0.6%," Redfield said. "Bird flu's mortality is going to be north of 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%. It's going to be catastrophic."With more than 100 million chickens and turkeys already infected in the United States, Redfield said bird flu has also been found in 27 different mammals. And while there remains a low risk of infecting humans right now, another mishap like the COVID lab leak could quickly expedite bird flu's transmission."This is why I've called for a moratorium on gain-of-function research until we can have a broader public debate about it," he said. "I'm not convinced it needs to be done. I don't think there's really any benefit from it. Some of my colleagues disagree with me, but I think we shouldn't do it until we know how we do it in a safe, responsible, and effective way and we clearly can't do that at the present time."Redfield served on a nonpartisan commission convened by The Heritage Foundation, which issued a blistering critique of China’s COVID-19 cover-up. The commission, which released its report Monday, blamed the communist government in Beijing for obfuscating the truth about the pandemic's origin and causing widespread damage and death as a result.