Jonathan P. Baird: Who is Trump's worst pick?

Bannon was head of Breitbart News, a far-right conservative site that has provided a haven for white nationalists. Let's not mince words: ... Tom Price,...

Notable deaths of 2016 A final farewell to many greats

Washington PostCharacter actor whose leathery, sad-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series “Barney Miller” and...

Michael Den Tandt: 'Mad Max' Bernier will be the next Conservative leader — and other predictions for 2017

Next, the big intuitive misread: A year ago, with the Oct., 2015 election beginning to recede a bit, I expected former prime minister Stephen Harper...

Canada's Conservatives blast Liberals' silence on Israel

“The deafening silence on this resolution from Canada's Liberal government, and especially from Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion, has once again shown that Liberals put...

Former MP Andrew Saxton, businessman Rick Peterson join list of Tory hopefuls

The official candidates so far are Conservative MPs Maxime Bernier, Michael Chong, Kellie Leitch, Deepak Obhrai, Andrew Scheer and Brad Trost, but several others, including...

A tribal coalition wins a monument for Bears Ears

Steve Griffin, The Salt Lake Tribune via AP. Supporters of Utah's Bears Ears national ... Mike Lee a few days before Christmas, a chorus of...

Ryan Giggs cannot afford to wait for a big managing job to come along

(blog) (blog)Sir Alex Ferguson's managerial career began at East Stirling, where he inherited eight players and his first signing was a goalkeeper who, at...

Among deaths in 2016, a heavy toll in pop music

In the thick of one of the most consequential Supreme Court careers of modern times, he left a void in conservative jurisprudence and, more vitally...

Political scandals and drought: Alabama's top stories from 2016

Robert Bentley was engulfed in a scandal over his relationship with a top aide, and two other top Republicans, House Speaker Mike Hubbard and Chief...

100 Must-Follow Tax Twitter Accounts For 2017

(30) @KSTaxlady – Julie Dailey, E.A. – I'm an Enrolled Agent, a Fingerprinter, a fiscal conservative and a quilter. In other words, an analyzer, an...

Michael Den Tandt: 'Mad Max' Bernier will be the next Conservative ...

President-Elect Donald Trump will surprise to the upside as the demands of his office force him to moderate extreme positions. Granted, Trump can hardly do ...and...

Political scandals and drought: A look at 2016's top stories

Sessions was the first U.S. senator to endorse Donald Trump, lending conservative policy credentials to the billionaire businessman's populist campaign. Confirmation hearings for Sessions will...

June 2016: In Review | Brockville Recorder

News, Local, Provincial, Canada, World, Sports, High School Sports, Local Hockey, Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Lacrosse, Curling, Other ...and more »...

Canadian political surprises of 2016

(blog) (blog)Even more shocking, though, was the vicious, vulgar and misogynist hatred visited on the recipient of Trudeau's elbow, NDP MP Ruth-Ellen Brosseau. To...

Year-in-review: From gordian knots to climate change, the Top 5 Canadian political stories of 2016

(subscription)If he carries on like this, the NDP may struggle to woo Liberal-NDP switchers. That may be why Megan Leslie, Nathan Cullen and Alexandre...

Canada may reduce its military support for Ukraine – James Bezan ...

31.12.2016 14:19. The current Government of Canada may terminate some programs of support for Ukraine in order not to irritate Russia.and more »...

3 reasons the FFAW says FISH-NL can't be trusted

CBC.ca - Newfoundland ...CBC.caFISH-NL, a group of fish harvesters upset with their union, the FFAW, has been blasting the union for months in an attempt...

« Il faut redynamiser le NPD », affirme Matthew Dubé

Il poussera aussi pour l'amélioration de la sécurité nautique avec sa collègue du NPD dans Salaberry–Suroît, Anne Minh Thu Quach. «La députée a initié une...

2017 may be year the ground shakes in Manitoba politics

The roster might include MLAs Wab Kinew and Nahanni Fontaine, federal NDP MP Niki Ashton (with her dad, former MLA Steve Ashton, lurking in the...

Dec. 31: Bells of the New Year. Plus other letters to the editor

And Bloc Québécois Leader Louis Plamondon is also correct that tax credits give lots of public money as subsidies. And former chief electoral officer Jean-Pierre...

Company boss who gave £930000 to Tory party receives knighthood

David Ord, who becomes a knight in the new year, is a co-owner of Bristol ports and a member of the Conservative party's Leaders' Group,...

EDITORIAL: Trudeau's first full year — so far, so good

Scott Brison, the president of the Treasury Board and the political minister for Atlantic Canada, clearly wants to leverage public policy to grow what used...

Donald Trump's win 'changes everything' for Canada: Rona ...

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caIf his father is right and living next to the United States is like sleeping with an elephant, then Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Worship Directory

11:20 Hill Street Church of Christ 1805 Hill St. SE, Albany • 541-926-0606 hillstcoc.org Darrell Decker, Minister Sunday Worship 10:30am & 6pm coMMUNity coNserVatiVe Baptist...

Byelection named No. 1 for 2016

The story unexpectedly began when Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner MP Jim Hillyer was found dead from a heart attack in his Ottawa office on March 23. “He...

We said goodbye in 2016

13) Influential conservative and most provocative member of the U.S. Supreme Court. ..... Lois Duncan, 82. (June 15) Known for her pioneering suspense novels that...

The Schiano bowl: Rutgers NFL alums of Past vs Present

(blog) (blog)A retreating Reggie Stephens (subbing for Nate Jones not yet in uniform) only returns the opening kick to the 30 after a vicious...

In Memoriam: Rex Reed's Farewell to the Stars We Lost in 2016

Music hits some dissonant flats now that we've heard the last of great jazz singers Ernestine Anderson, Bill Henderson, Mose Allison and Mark Murphy—- not...

New Year Honours 2017: Olympic heroes and entertainers recognised

Andy Murray, Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill are among the Olympic stars recognised in a New Year Honours list which also includes big names from...

New Year's Honours 2017: Full list of great and good awarded for services to Britain

The Parliamentary and Political Service Committee has made a number of recommendations, including knighthoods for Julian Brazier, Conservative MP for Canterbury and Whitstable, David Crausby,...

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Tories of 'making a mockery of the honours system' after wealthy donor receives knighthood

Sir David has pumped £932,183 into Conservative coffers via his company since 2005, including more than £6,000 of non-cash gifts. ... Labour's ex-Solicitor General Vera...

Q of the Week: What's Your New Year's Resolution?

Reader James Miles suggested Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson dress as Elmer Fudd, and John Bianchi said Green Party nominee Jill Stein would be Gaia—“nuff...

Ondaatje, Kaspi, Ignatieff among 100 Order of Canada honorees

Libby Davies, former NDP MP for Vancouver East, is honoured for her defence of social justice and “long-standing commitment to helping marginalized people.” Among those...

Final goodbye: Month-by-month roll call of some of those who died in 2016

Cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-carrying best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip...

Sheriff Clarke: For 8 Years Obama Has 'Rubbed White Peoples' Nose in the Stain of Slavery' -- He Can't Let Go

(blog)In reference to the horrendous number of homicides in Chicago and President Barack Obama's pracice of dividing people by race, Milwaukee County Sheriff David...

'David vs. Goliath': FISH-NL applies for union status, mum on ...

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caRyan Cleary led the charge as FISH-NL, a breakaway faction of FFAW members, applied to become the certified bargaining agent for Newfoundland and ...and...

MP Report: Frustration mounts over broken promises

- NewsPeninsula News ReviewConstituents call for Canadian government to do more to help bring peace to Iraq and Syria.and more »...

George Michael cause of death investigation inconclusive

Cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-carrying best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip...

End “cash-for-access” immediately, says Green leader | News Talk ...

With a new year ahead and a provincial election looming, B.C.'s Green leader says cash for access events need to come to an end now.

2016 Is Over, At Last | The American Spectator

If you kept your sanity through 2016, you either paid no attention to the presidential campaign or you were heavily medicated throughout the year. January ...and...

And then there were 13: Winnipeg doctor drops out of Conservative leadership race

The National Post couldn't reach another candidate, Alberta MP Deepak Obhrai, after repeated attempts to determine whether or not he is staying in the race.

And then there were 13: Winnipeg doctor drops out of Conservative leadership race

... the stage at the next leadership debate in Quebec City Jan. 17, which is being held entirely in French. A leader will be chosen...

Cheers & Jeers: Year-end edition

(subscription) (subscription)When a 21-year-old Brigham Young University-Idaho student signed up as a Democratic Party field organizer in Bonner and Boundary counties, some of Scott's...

Carrie Fisher's Death More Concerning For Trudeau Than Terror Attack: Blaney

Conservative leadership candidate Steven Blaney criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for reacting faster to an actress' death than to a terrorist attack. Speaking in Quebec...

Counter Extremism Bill could be 'very dangerous'

Belfast Telegraph - BelfastTelegraph ...Belfast TelegraphThe terror law watchdog has warned that new anti-extremism measures planned by the Government could be "very dangerous".Counter Extremism Bill...

Bonner County Daily Bee - Sports, Looking back at 2016: 6 political ...

TWIN FALLS — The presidential election was the biggest political story in the country, and kept people guessing all year. Idaho politics were often affected...

12 Months of Memorable Cases in Georgia

(registration) (registration)Lambert was found fully liable for the accident, while co-defendant Preston Wilson was cleared of liability. Plaintiffs' counsel: ... Plaintiffs' counsel: Michael Goldberg...

Funny ways: The year in weird politics

Plenty of salty language has been thrown around in the House of Commons, but it was Conservative MP Michelle Rempel's use of the word "f-a-r-t"...

Chrystia Freeland set for trade talks with China in 2017

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is tentatively booked to begin talks with China in February as the two countries explore a free trade...

Brian Jones: Ten good things about 2016

Ryan Cleary still standing. Everybody's favourite failed NDP incumbent turned failed PC candidate, Ryan Cleary, shifted to unionism in his attempt to establish FISH-NL (Federation...