Daily Signal - Ted Cruz: Despite What President Obama Says, We Are at War Against Radical Islam

The Daily Signal

Dec. 11, 2015

Good morning from Washington, where Sen. Ted Cruz came to The Heritage Foundation to give a major speech on combating Islamic terrorism and gave us an exclusive interview. Josh Siegel looks at how easy it is to enter the U.S. on the "fiancé visa" used by a San Bernardino shooter. And Lindsey Burke shows how a new education law doesn't keep the feds out of your local schools.

Commentary

Ted Cruz: Despite What President Obama Says, We Are at War Against Radical Islam

In an exclusive interview with The Daily Signal, Sen. Ted Cruz talks about the debate over banning Muslims from entering the U.S. and how he believes we can go after the bad guys without sacrificing constitutional liberties.

Watch the Interview

Commentary

Christmas Comes Early for Teachers Unions and Obama Administration With No Child Left Behind Rewrite

This was a big win for the unions and a loss for those interested in empowering parents and genuinely reducing federal intervention in education.

Read More

News

Is the 'Fiancé Visa' a Security Risk? A Look at Screening Procedures for Visa Used by San Bernardino Terrorist

"We absolutely need to investigate and reform the fiancé visa," Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., told The Daily Signal. "It is clearly vulnerable to infiltration and fraud and provides an obvious route for jihadists and would-be jihadists to entry the country."

Read More

News

France Just Had a Political Earthquake, and It Looks Good for the Kremlin

"Moscow has a double reason to be satisfied with the terrorist attacks in Paris," Marcel Van Herpen, director of a Dutch think tank, says. "It made the National Front the biggest party of France, and it completely changed the attitude of the French government vis-à-vis Moscow."

Read More

Commentary

'Green' Cronyism on Full Display In Paris

Companies in Paris are bent on crafting policies with the government and international bodies that would direct taxpayer money and private investment toward their projects, writes The Heritage Foundation’s Nick Loris, who is in Paris for the climate conference.

Read More

News

Freedom Caucus: Top Priority for Spending Bill Is Stricter Screenings of Syrian, Iraqi Refugees

"To me, it's astonishing, literally astonishing, that [when] we can pass a bill with a veto-proof majority, and 80 percent of Americans are with us, that we would take these threats seriously and believe that the president would fall on his sword and shut down the government down over this," says Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz.

Read More

The Daily Signal

The Daily Signal is brought to you by more than half a million members of The Heritage Foundation.