July 25, 2014

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Canadian Man Wants Stephen Harper, John Baird Charged With Advocating For ...

Newfoundland resident Andrew Abbass posted his allegations on the Change.org petition website against Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, accusing them...

Mystery bombing running over Ukraine

The U.S. had already constructed 85 buildings capable of supporting roughly 1,500 personnel at Mihail Kogalniceanu – or MK Air Base – for previous missions,...

Celebrating 125 years of making Jewish history

David Lee/Columbia-Greene Media The synaogue has several Torahs which were brought over to the United States from Europe. Rabbi Daniel Fried says that although he...

James Moore: Economy not helping poor

At this rate they'll be tempted to swap the Christmas Cava for something fizzy from the French region of Champagne at Conservative Central Office. They...

United States: Working-class and left electoral politics back on the radar?

July 2014 -- New Politics -- The US political system, so highly polarised between conservative Republicans and moderate Democrats, has experienced in the last year...

Taking sides on Mideast crisis

Unfortunately there are many heads in the sand (including our Conservative government), all failing to recognize the tragic inappropriateness of Israeli policy and disregarding that...

Zendt likes Cammikey's chances in Adios

Go back two years, when Bolt The Duer went off at 11-1 odds and knocked off the overwhelming favorite Sweet Lou and Dave Palone with...

Tom Richmond: Tories must commit to long haul to win back the north

This is why this new process should have been put in place by Conservative Central Office in the immediate aftermath of the 2010 election when...

Every NHL Team's Top Rookie for the 2014-15 NHL Season

Gormley will battle Connor Murphy, Chris Summers and David Schlemko for playing time in 2014-15. His draft pedigree and talent ... The Skill Set: Alexander...

HEROD: Secord seeks mayoral brand

At his campaign launch this week were St. Catharines Conservative MP Rick Dykstra and the failed, wannabe St. Catharines Conservative MPP Mat Siscoe. Also on...

Hillyer mailout lifts lid on abortion debate in low simmer - iPolitics.ca

On Friday afternoon, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett joined pro-choice advocates in using social media to draw attention to a flier Conservative backbencher Jim Hillyer has...

Robert Pattinson in News Maps to the Stars Trailer... in German! (see!)

'Game of Thrones' Incest Blamed on Gays by Conservative Activist, WTF? “Game of .... The offbeat, satirical movie, directed by David Chronenberg, also stars Julianne...

Critics decry job cuts at CFS St. John's

St. John's,” said NDP member of Parliament Jack Harris on Thursday. “I think it's just responding to a demand by the government of the Conservatives...

Courts defended as 'essential and integral to a democracy' | Lokalee ...

A week ago, Conservative MP Dan Albas said some groups are now using courts to do an “end-run” around the democratic process. Albas suggested citizens...

Paul Ryan Calls For Poverty Shaming and Block Grants in “New” Anti-Poverty plan

Other than that, Ryan's latest plan really amounts to proposing block grants again while indulging in more of the paternalistic poverty shaming for which Ryan...

Lunch with the Contenders: Karen Stintz aims to present a pan-Toronto image ...

“And also, given that Rob is coming back on Monday, I think that it's a nice juxtaposition to the last four years, and the agenda...

Vaughn Palmer: BC Liberal official off the hook in Ontario

The justice committee of the Ontario legislature had called the two in connection with the alleged wiping of computer drives during the 2013 hand-off between...

Vaughn Palmer: BC Liberal official off the hook in Ontario

Toronto Star The justice committee of the Ontario legislature had called the two in connection with the alleged wiping of computer drives during the 2013 hand-off...

No point in hard-pressed Conservative senators begging for reinforcements

Just when Prime Minister Stephen Harper thought the Senate scandal had gone away, his own party is threatening to bring it back. According to news...

Capital Tonight: Looking Past Politics at the Border

As Jonathan Tilove explained, Abbott apparently targeted specific theaters whose viewers leaned more conservative. And although his Democratic opponent, Sen. Wendy Davis, took to Twitter...

'Never before has Congress tampered with the First Amendment'

I have three questions for my Democratic colleagues in the Senate: Should Congress be able to ban books? Should Congress be able to ban films?...

The July 26 'MHP' Syllabus

Two conservative judges on a three judge panel argued that an effective typo in the Affordable Care Act is grounds for dramatically increasing the cost...

MPP says Wynne will 'water down' gas plant scandal

Toronto Star It's during this time period that the OPP allege that McGuinty's former chief of staff David Livingston gave Faist, a non-government employee who did...

Impeach Obama, Palin advises conservatives

Sarah Palin rallied the faithful on July 19 at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver with a call for Republicans to find the courage to...

Western Conservative Summit offers sizzle

Allen West of Florida, former U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave of Colorado, Utah Sen. Mike Lee, radio hosts Hugh Hewitt and Dennis Prager, South Carolina Sen.

Final tab for Cohen Commission tops $37 million

... and process documents, review policy papers, prepare departmental witnesses for testimony, and communicate internally between federal Fisheries Department staff in B.C. and Ottawa, according...

Final tab for Cohen Commission tops $37 million

... and process documents, review policy papers, prepare departmental witnesses for testimony, and communicate internally between federal Fisheries Department staff in B.C. and Ottawa, according...

Falcons Five observations from Day 1 of training camp

Let's try to sum a day's worth of fast-paced drill work in one uniform section ... Forgive the soapbox rant here, but NFL Films has...

John Baird Earns Rave Reviews On US Conservative Radio | News ...

John Baird Earns Rave Reviews On U.S. Conservative Radio. By Ryan Maloney. WASHINGTON – Canada's foreign policy is getting noticed in the United States —...

Conservative MP declares that abortion is not a human right

(blog) (blog)But the first-term politician from Lethbridge clearly has a problem with women retaining the right to choose if they want to give birth.

Conservative MP declares that abortion is not a human right

(blog) (blog)But the first-term politician from Lethbridge clearly has a problem with women retaining the right to choose if they want to give birth.

'Game of Thrones' offers Season 5 teases at Comic-Con: Live-Blog

... of Charles Dance on the Iron Throne, of Pedro Pascal giggling with a face covered with blood, of Peter Dinklage blinding dialogue, of Nikolaj...

Labor leader Daniel Andrews' minder heard secret recording ...

Mr Guy this morning was responding to the Herald Sun's revelation that Daniel Andrews' chief-of-staff listened to the secret recording - an off-the-record conversation in...

At Purdue, a Case Study in Cost Cuts

A few months later, Mr. Daniels kicked up a second dust storm by using a university plane to fly to a conservative conference. After this...

Continued Growth for the Middle Class and Returning to Balanced ...

In fact, the Parliamentary Budget Officer has recently concluded that federal tax cuts made under our Conservative Government (since 2005) have saved Canadians roughly $30...

Politics in brief: Baird lauded, opioids targeted, citizenship conferred

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has received accolades for Canada's staunch pro-Israel position, following his appearance on one of the most popular shows on U.S.

Harper's Real Problem Is The Conservatives – Langley Today

We have had to put up with a litany of losers like Rona Ambrose, Dean Del Mastro, Peter Mackay, Jason Kenney, Vic Toews (your either...

Windsor transit 'barrier to jobs'

Windsor Star (blog) - W9 candidate Kieran McKenzieWindsor Star (blog)A constituency and legislative assistant for Windsor-West NDP MP Brian Masse for the past 10 years,...

Hogan, GOP concerned about Arundel candidate's ties to secessionist group

CBS Local Anthony Brown's gubernatorial campaign, Hogan denounced Michael Anthony Peroutka, the Republican nominee for a council district that includes Severna Park, Broadneck and Arnold. "Larry...

Olympian Politicians – Legislators | OlympStats

Olympians are people who have achieved success in their sports at the highest level. Such success often translates to other fields, and it is no...

NDP wants Tories to fund UN agency that housed terrorist rocket launchers

In a letter Friday, the party's foreign affairs critic, Paul Dewar, urged the minister to help the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...

Hillyer mailout lifts lid on abortion debate in low simmer

(subscription) (subscription)In May, NDP MP Niki Ashton gave notice of a motion asking MPs to vote on whether access to abortion is a “fundamental...

Conservative government spends $4.9 million on public opinion ...

Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to the media in his office in Ottawa, Thursday June 26, 2014. OTTAWA — The Conservative...

Has the Darwin-Lobbying NCSE Cut Its Religious Outreach Efforts?

... has been . . . to find the people in intermediate positions who hold those ideological positions, find the conservative Christians who accept evolution,...

Conservative government spends $4.9 million on public opinion surveys

That's up from $4.3 million spent on 72 projects the year before, but still less than the $6.5 million spent in 2011-12 when voters elected...

Straus' JV Fumbles Attack On Patrick, GOP Senate | Empower Texans

Knowing his senior leadership cannot be publicly antagonistic towards Patrick and the Senate, Straus should have thought twice before sending his JV team out on...

30th Birthday Ideas For Nostalgic Millennials (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

<strong>Age: </strong>28 <strong>From: </strong>Hudson, Quebec One of the fresh-faced rookie MPs who swept into Parliament on the NDP's Orange Wave, Brosseau became a punchline when...

Oliver rejects report calling for spending on jobs, less focus on deficit

In a commentary earlier in the week, Liberal deputy leader Ralph Goodale said the Harper government was in “denial” about the jobs picture in Canada...

John Baird Earns Rave Reviews On US Conservative Radio

CTV News Its host delivered a gushing review of Canada's foreign policy to millions of listeners this week during a segment with Foreign Affairs Minister John...

Conservative MP Gets Support For Next Election

Even though a federal election is likely over a year away, Conservative MP Larry Miller has already been acclaimed as the Progressive Conservative candidate for...