Daniel Payne
Daniel Payne
Daniel Payne
Daniel Payne is a senior contributor at The Federalist. He studied Italian and English literature at Virginia Commonwealth University. His work has also been featured at outlets such as Reason and Front Porch Republic. He is a frequent guest on radio programs such as the NRA News's Cam and Company, the Steve Deace Show and Real Side with Joe Messina. He currently runs the blog Trial of the Century. He lives in Virginia. Follow Daniel on Twitter.
7 Reasons You Should Vote For Hillary Instead Of Donald

Donald Trump has proven himself irredeemably incompetent for the presidency. You should not vote for him.

The Science Is Settled: Boys Do Not Have Menstrual Cycles

A female high school student in Vermont uses the boy’s bathroom because she claims she is a boy. She has periods. She is female.

Trump Proves Super PACs Can’t Buy Elections, But Free Media Can

If Democrats actually believe all the things they’re constantly saying about ‘buying elections,’ then they should start trying to regulate the media.

Trump Is Right: Hillary Clinton Wants To Take Your Guns

To disagree with the Supreme Court over Heller, as Hillary Clinton has, is to disagree with the right of individual Americans to own firearms.

Dear New York Times: Government Jobs Haven’t Gone Anywhere

Cry taxpayers a river: government has shed 1.5 percent of its workers since 2008.

Sarah Palin Is Right: Bill Nye Is No Scientist

Bill Nye fits perfectly in an era in which the public’s working definition of science is more or less ‘the word I say whenever I feel as if I’m losing an argument.’

Trans Mafia Put North Carolina In A Chokehold

The LGBT mob threatens states with economic and social violence because they know it works. Its latest target is North Carolina, but it won’t be the last.

Why You Should Keep Backyard Chickens

For one, urban chickens are far less annoying and far more useful than your neighbor’s pack of

Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ Is Really ‘Or I’ll Make You’

Michelle Obama’s signature Let’s Move program pretends to be about healthy eating, but it’s really about controlling people.

3 Reasons Donald Trump Is A Social Justice Warrior

Donald Trump is the perfect social justice warrior president. In short, he’s a whiner, sissy, and coward.

Girl Scout Cookies Prove We Need To End Child Labor Laws

The end result of child labor laws is ultimately not child protection but prohibiting children from using their innate potential to earn their own money.

The #FreeStacy Twitter Exodus Has Begun

Twitter likely sealed its own fate when it decided its users could not adequately police their own content exposure.

Why Are Media Ignoring These Threats To Rape A Pro-Lifer’s Family?

A staff member at a prominent American university apparently made public threats of sexual assault against women, and the mainstream media have ignored it.

You Can’t Really Be Pro-Life And Feminist

If abortion is the unjust killing of another human being, the logical penalty would be either death or years in prison. Not counseling.

Say Hello To Twitter’s Tweet Police

Now Twitter is going to tell us all how to express ourselves by forming a ‘Trust and Safety Council.’ That’s not intimidating or anything.

Here’s Something Nice About Jeb Bush

Jeb is no Ted Cruz, nor is he John Kasich.

All Those Crazy ‘Saved By The Bell’ Relationships On One Chart

You won’t believe how complex ‘Saved by the Bell’ got.

Don’t Kill Yourself, Kevin Drum

Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum has a deadly form of cancer. He says when he has six months left, he will take deadly drugs.

Cutting Off A Child’s Body Parts Is No Prank

Kerry McFadyen found her toddler gesturing at his privates with scissors. Rather than teaching him not to self-harm, she’s going to let doctors finish the job.

Yes, They Do Want To Take Your Guns

If the anti-gun crowd is going to be honest about its intentions, then it should at least be honest about the devastation its agenda would wreak upon the country.