July 23, 2014

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BREAKING: Will Conservative Party name "NZ's Rolf Harris" that ...

Richard Yossarian. This is a bit rich given Steve Taylor had been going around blogs appearing to warn people to be careful how they talk...

'Cruel and unusual punishment'

The Federal Court of Canada recently ruled that the Conservative government's 2012 cuts to healthcare for refugees were unconstitutional, going against Section 12 of the...

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence

But conservative activists are angry about his embrace of the Medicaid expansion in the health care overhaul, Common Core education standards and proposed higher gasoline...

Daring? No. Well written? Yes

Unlike Lawrence, Inge thought that the 19th century was 'the most wonderful century in human history' and denounced post-1918 England as 'a chaos of factories...

The Super Awesome Act of 2014

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney has announced his intention to table a new bill this fall, the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act. Never mind what...

Greenpeace, Inuit agree re: seismic tests

CBC.ca An Inuit environmentalist also took aim at Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, a Nunavut MP, accusing the Conservative government of "cultural genocide" for its efforts to...

Despite fulfilling promises, Michigan governor's quest for second term is met ...

USA TODAY Rick Snyder introduces Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan before signing legislation to provide state funding for Detroit municipal pensions as part of city's... (Associated ...

Former colleague hopes to replace MP Ablonczy in new riding of Calgary Rocky ...

Patrick Kelly is vying to replace retiring Calgary MP Diane Ablonczy in the new federal riding of Calgary Rocky Ridge in the city's northwest. Kelly,...

Constituency association board member hopes to replace outgoing MP Diane ...

Kelly said he served on Ablonczy's constituency board intermittently over the past decade and worked on several of her election campaigns, as well as the...

Revealed: The knights, peers and even members of the Royal Family who are ...

With a cynical grin, Russian business magnate Kirill Babayev told an audience of his peers how to inveigle their way into the British Establishment. The...

Lauding Harper's strong stance against Hamas

Matthew Kellway would be one of them. On Monday, the NDP MP refused (on multiple occasions) to condemn Hamas for being a terrorist organization on...

Despite sanctions call, UK approves arms to Russia

"Russia is an authoritarian regime," said the committees' chairman, Conservative lawmaker John Stanley. "We should have been applying a more ... Prime Minister David Cameron...

Gaza's in flames — and Canada's opposition is running for cover

(subscription) (subscription)If you dig a little, you will unearth a statement and a letter to Foreign Minister John Baird penned by Paul Dewar, the...

David Gregory: Dead Head Talking?

The Post reported viewership has sunk an alarming 43 percent—and in recent months MTP has been beaten consistently by ABC's This Week With George Stephanopoulos...

Revealed: The knights, peers and even members of the Royal Family who are ...

With a cynical grin, Russian business magnate Kirill Babayev told an audience of his peers how to inveigle their way into the British Establishment. The...

Tea Party's Joe Carr Looks to Ride Anti-Amnesty 'Wave' Past Lamar Alexander

“If anyone who wants to pick a fight with Lamar Alexander for supposedly not being conservative enough, well, you might want to pick a fight...

Après Verner, Deltell - Journal de Québec

Après Verner, DeltellJournal de QuébecIl a d'ailleurs été rencontré à deux reprises par des bonzes du PC avant l'élection au Québec, qui lui dédient le...

Former colleague hopes to replace MP Ablonczy in new riding of Calgary Rocky ...

Pat Kelly is vying to replace retiring Calgary MP Diane Ablonczy in the new federal riding of Calgary Rocky Ridge in the city's northwest. Kelly,...

OVERNIGHT FINANCE: Stopgap vote before recess?

The strategist said that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) “rightly knows the number one thing that ... criticized Scott O'Malia earlier today for leaving...

Palin endorses Carr in race for Lamar Alexander's Senate seat

Alexander has broad support from conservative grassroots Tennesseans, as well as endorsements from National Right to Life, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Fred Thompson, Mike...

Groups call on gov't to appoint more minority judges | Share News

The group also appealed for help last week from Liberal Justice Critic Sean Casey since MacKay's office has not budged on the issue. Veronique Joly,...

Taking Action on Workplace Equality

American workers serve as this country's most vital sources of energy, creativity and economic stimulus. This makes it critical to ensure they are treated fairly...

Terror charge laid for Canadian accused of joining Islamist fighters in Syria

“We don't feel this has the proper balance between protecting rights and the things we need to do to prevent terrorism,” NDP MP Randall Garrison,...

HMCS Toronto to join NATO in Mediterranean

The Conservative government redeployed the HMCS Regina in response to the Ukraine crisis, abandoning its anti-terror post in the Arabian Sea. HMCS Toronto will be...

Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

"It's been a long time coming," said one of the plaintiffs, Breanna Alexander, 30, of Arvada. "But we're still meeting opposition that ... Same-sex marriage...

Courts, not PMO, will decide if Stephen Harper has to testify, opposition says

The NDP's Peter Julian said he suspects the PMO, via MacDonald, is trying to send a message to the courts about Harper's reluctance to testify.

Conservatives consider mandatory donor lists for Canadian charities

The consultation took place before a March 26 media event at which Findlay and Kevin Sorenson, minister of state for finance, boasted about the government's...

OVERNIGHT CAMPAIGN: Oppo-season

(blog)TN-SEN (ALEXANDER): Conservative talk-radio host Laura Ingraham likened Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to an “old sweater” at a rally for his primary challenger, Joe...

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has accomplished much of what he set out to do when he was elected four years ago. He's logged improvements in...

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence

Rick Snyder and his daughter Kelsey, left, scrub the streets with Holland mayor Kurt Dykstra in Holland, Mich. Gov. Snyder has accomplished ... His rivals...

Conservative judges' decision imperils insurance coverage

Gore to the evisceration of the Voting Rights Act to the Hobby Lobby decision, it's hard not to conclude that the broad, national project of...

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence

Rick Snyder and his daughter Kelsey, left, scrub the streets with Holland mayor Kurt Dykstra in Holland, Mich. Gov. Snyder has accomplished .... His rivals...

Toronto election poll: Olivia Chow, John Tory, Rob Ford in statistical tie

Ford's support was unchanged Monday from the last two Forum polls: he had 26 per cent support in early July, 27 per cent in late...

Daniel Bice politics chat

Then maybe I'll get a huge raise. Q: Larry, Wauwatosa - Why did the original Joe Doe judge, Barbara Kluka, remove herself from the probe.

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence

Rick Snyder and his daughter Kelsey, left, scrub the streets with Holland mayor Kurt Dykstra in Holland, Mich. Gov. Snyder has accomplished ... His rivals...

Angus challenges Ontera sale

NDP MPs Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay) and Glenn Thibeault (Sudbury) have written the commissioner of the Competition Bureau of Canada about the potential impacts on...

LGBTs Connect At Netroots Nation

Organized by Mike Rogers, vice chairman and managing director of Raw Story Media, the LGBT Netroots Connect program, now in its seventh year, has more...

Despite fulfilling promises, Michigan governor's quest for second term is met ...

Rick Snyder introduces Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan before signing legislation to provide state funding for Detroit municipal pensions as part of city's... (Associated ... But...

Opposition balks at PMO resistance to Harper testifying at Duffy trial - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Opposition balks at PMO resistance to Harper testifying at Duffy trialCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe NDP's Peter Julian said he suspects the PMO,...

NDP Hails CRTC Move to Examine “Pay-to-Pay ... - Andrew Cash

“These fees which force you to pay for the privilege of paying your bill, disproportionally hurt seniors, those without internet access, and families who are...

LETTER: MP Albas responds to critical letter and comments

With respect to the comment from Connie Denesiuk that no Conservative MP can make a “public statement without the express permission of the Prime Minister's...

Killing Obamacare With a Typo

All that's needed now is for John Roberts to get back on the team, and the deed will be done: Millions of people will be...

Home News John Smylie seeks Conservative nomination for Bay... - www.insidebelleville.com/bellevilleregion-news/

Home News John Smylie seeks Conservative nomination for Bay...www.insidebelleville.com/bellevilleregion-news/MP Daryl Kramp will now represent Hastings, Lennox and Addington Riding while MP Rick Norlock's riding will...

Charities may be asked for donor lists - www.muskokaregion.com/?

Calgary Herald Charities may be asked for donor listswww.muskokaregion.com/?OTTAWA - Canadian charities would have to turn over lists of their donors' identities to the Canada Revenue...

STEPHENSON: Grits seek points as Senate scandal persists

The Guardian Charlottetown The lazy days of summer have not yet hit for federal Liberals, some of whom are busy in Ottawa making hay while the...

Hillary Clinton: How badly does she want to be President?

No public office comes with more trappings, or could be more calculated to give its holder airs and graces, than the presidency of the United...

Conservatives' gun law changes would ease transportion restrictions, require ...

“We will create a grace period at the end of the five-year licence to stop people from immediately becoming criminalized for paperwork errors,” Public Safety...

Conservatives' gun law changes would ease transportion ...

“We will create a grace period at the end of the five-year licence to stop people from immediately becoming criminalized for paperwork errors,” Public Safety...

Conservatives' gun law changes would ease transportion ...

“We will create a grace period at the end of the five-year licence to stop people from immediately becoming criminalized for paperwork errors,” Public Safety...

Stories we're watching: Will Harper testify at Duffy's trial?

However, the opposition begged to differ, with both the NDP and Liberals slamming that statement today. “In my view, it's a matter for the courts...