The Daily Signal Podcast
TOP NEWS | Protests in China, Religious Freedom Fight in Senate, and Trans Activist Becomes Hospital Chaplain | Nov. 28
On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down: Protests break out in China over the weekend over severe COVID-19 lockdown measures.The Buffalo, New York gunman, who killed 10 people in May, pleads guilty. The Senate holds a vote on the so-called Respect for Marriage Act. A transgender activist is hired as a chaplais at a children’s hospital, The Federalist Reports. The White House announced its Christmas decor theme
INTERVIEW | Tom Carter Has an Investment Fund for Conservatives
At a time when many conservatives are fed up with woke corporations and seeking alternatives, Ridgeline Research is offering an investment option that boycotts 29 companies hostile to conservatives.The American Conservative Values ETF (ticker symbol: ACVF) was created to help conservatives avoid putting their money in an index fund, a mutual fund, or an exchange-traded fund at odds with their values. We first told you about ACVF two years ago on “The Daily Signal Podcast.” Today, Ridgeline Research President Tom Carter brings us up to speed on the latest developments.Disclaimer: Neither The Heritage Foundation nor The Daily Signal provides investment advice. All material in this interview is presented solely as educational information, not as an endorsement of Ridgeline Research or ACVF. We recommend that you seek the advice of a financial advisor in connection with all investment matters. There are risks associated with any investment, and past performance is not indicative of future results.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/morningbellsubscriptionListen 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
BONUS | Adam Carrington on How to Celebrate Thanksgiving as Was Intended
We have all heard lots of stories about the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving, but the true religious roots of the holiday are often overlooked. On today's show, we talk with Adam Carrington, Hillsdale College associate professor of politics, about the history of Thanksgiving, and how freedom and a spirit of Thanksgiving work in tandem together.Enjoy the show!
INTERVIEW | Jay Richards on What's in Senate's Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Why It’s Threat to Religious Freedom
The U.S. Senate is considering legislation that could have dire consequences for religious freedom. The so-called Respect for Marriage Act goes beyond codifying same-sex marriage in federal law to make the acceptance of gay marriage compulsory. “The so-called Respect for Marriage Act will just simply lead to more attacks on Americans' religious liberty,” says Jay Richards, a senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation. (The Daily Signal is the news outlet of The Heritage Foundation.)Richards joins “The Daily Signal Podcast” to discuss the bill and why it poses a threat to Christian organizations and anyone else who holds to a traditional view of marriage. Enjoy the show!
TOP NEWS | Rep. Kevin McCarthy Visits Border, White House Press Briefing Fireworks, Pompeo’s Spat with Teacher Union Boss | Nov. 22
On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down: Dr. Fauci’s last White House briefing before retirement Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s trip to the southern borderPotential retribution to Senators who voted for Sen. Rick Scott over Sen. Mitch McConnell Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo labels Randi Weingarten as “the most dangerous person in the world”
INTERVIEW | Jake Denton Explains What You Need to Know About Trump, Twitter, and FTX
Donald Trump’s Twitter account has been restored to him. The former president's Twitter account is one of several high-profile ones to be resurrected following entrepreneur Elon Musk's takeover of the social media platform."I think [with] Musk getting in and seeing what was happening behind the scenes, he realized pretty quickly that the content moderation rules that had been put in place by the previous regimes were actually completely arbitrary," Jake Denton, research associate in The Heritage Foundation's Tech Policy Center, says. (The Daily Signal is Heritage's multimedia news organization.)Denton joins "The Daily Signal Podcast" to discuss what Musk has changed at Twitter as well as the bankruptcy filing of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX. Enjoy the show!
TOP NEWS | Rep. Ilhan Omar Fires Back at Leader Kevin McCarthy, Lawsuit Against FDA Over Abortion Pills, and Disney Fires CEO | Nov 21
On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says, if given the opportunity, he will block three Democrats from joining any committees in the next Congress. The man who shot up an LGBTQ night club over the weekend faces multiple murder and hate crime charges. A group of doctors and medical organizations sue the Food and Drug Administration over approval of chemical abortion drugs.President Joe Biden makes political jokes while pardoning two turkeys at the White House. Disney fires its CEO and brings back former CEO Robert Iger.
INTERVIEW | Ken Timmerman Recounts His Journey From Political Leftist to Born-Again Christian
Ken Timmerman is author of a new book, “And the Rest Is History: Tales of Hostages, Arms Dealers, Dirty Tricks, and Spies.”As a longtime investigative reporter and war correspondent, Timmerman has a unique take on the news media given his own journey from the political Left to the Right during his lifetime. We discuss his experiences in hostile places like the Middle East as well as newsrooms in America. He also offers his take on the current state of journalism.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/morningbellsubscriptionListen 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
TOP NEWS | Hakeem Jeffries Runs for House Minority Leader, Biden Asks Supreme Court to Move Forward Student Loan Plan, VA Bill to Base Sports on ‘Biological Sex’, Bill to Stop Federal Funding to Teachers’ Unions | Nov. 18
On today’s Daily Signal Top News, we break down: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY, is running for House Minority Leader. Biden administration asks Supreme Court to move forward with student loan forgiveness plan.Virginia lawmaker introduces bill requiring state schools base sports teams on biological sex rather than gender.Rep. Ronny Jac