Daily Signal - Has the French President's Call to Arms Against ISIS Fizzled?

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Dec. 8, 2015

Good morning from Washington, where many eyes are on Paris. Nolan Peterson writes from the City of Light that French leaders have yet to rally the world against the dark forces of ISIS. Meanwhile, as The Heritage Foundation's Kim Holmes and Steve Groves observe in separate commentaries, the climate summit in Paris prompts fanciful history and wishful spending from President Obama. Back in D.C., Melissa Quinn shows why critics regard one part of Obamacare as a bailout for insurers.

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Has the French President's Call to Arms Against ISIS Fizzled?

After the bloody terrorist attacks in Paris, French President François Hollande declared war on ISIS. But although he employed tougher rhetoric, Hollande didn't necessarily make an about-face in French counterterrorism policy. Daily Signal foreign correspondent Nolan Peterson has the report from Paris.

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Obama's Ridiculous History Lessons on Climate Change

Apparently, President Obama thinks excruciatingly slow, contradictory, and sometimes nearly imperceptible changes in the atmosphere's temperature are capable of spawning ideologies like communism, fascism, and now Islamic jihadism.

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The Obama administration has "downplayed" the terrorism threat faced by the U.S., leaving law enforcement unprepared and inadequately trained, an expert in counterterrorism said at a Washington panel days after the massacre in San Bernardino, Calif.

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Finally Home, but to What? After Obama Grants Him Clemency, a Federal Prisoner Rebuilds Life

Yesterday, we introduced you to Douglas Lindsay. Today, The Daily Signal’s Josh Siegel shares more about Lindsay’s life after prison and what he hopes to accomplish now that he's a free man.

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What You Need to Know About Obamacare's Risk Corridor Program and Why It Matters

Republican lawmakers, led by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., have criticized Obamacare's risk corridor program, calling it a taxpayer-funded "bailout" for insurance companies.

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Memo to Poorer Countries: Congress Isn't Going to Fund Obama's Green Climate Fund

It is clear to all present in Paris that the "developing" nations of the world will not agree to anything unless they are guaranteed the billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars that they have been promised.

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