July 26, 2014

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Tobacco farmer's long legacy of work imperiled by family split

Though he didn't know it, Sam Witcher was worth nearly $3 million at the time of his death, even with a conservative estimate on the...

Open Orthodoxy and the Rebirth of the Conservative Movement ...

Joe Hill. July 27, 2014 at 9:56 am. “In light of the fact that Open Orthodoxy is successfully and rapidly placing its graduating rabbis in...

Holmes: The Elizabeth Warren boom

Still, it's been interesting to watch. Three years ago, Warren was a Harvard professor who'd never run for anything. I was among those who urged...

The Buzz: No alternate reality for Ravenel's Senate campaign

Despite being a rising star on Capitol Hill – he has a shot at chairing a coalition of conservative congressmen known as the Republican Study...

Hamilton might return to Angels lineup Sunday

ANAHEIM – The left-knee injury that knocked Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton out of Friday night's game does not appear to be serious. Hamilton didn't start...

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Castanet.net - VancouverCastanet.netDefence Minister Rob Nicholson offered the support on Saturday when he spoke with his Dutch counterpart, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert. A statement from Nicholson's office...

Is Ottawa using the tax man to chill criticism?: Editorial

The late finance minister Jim Flaherty warned charities to “be cautious” about using charitable tax-receipted money for political purposes — though how the government would...

Great Moments in Government - Daniel J. Mitchell - Townhall ...

Great Moments in Government - Daniel J. Mitchell - Personal Finance, Financial Advice, Money, Business News, Real Estate, Mortgages, Investments, Stocks, Ransom Notes Radio, John...

Mike Norman Economics: Joe Conason — Here's What Happened ...

Joe Conason — Here's What Happened to One State After its Republican Governor Implemented an Extreme Tax Cutting "Experiment". Déjà vu. Soon to be known...

With creative PAC strategies, campaign cash flows right around state's limits

Bill McCamley , D- Las Cruces , though former state Democratic Party executive director Scott Forester is listed as its president. The PAC has spent...

Penticton realtor to carry Tory banner in 2015 federal election

(subscription)Neufeld tried unsuccessfully for the nomination four years ago in the Okanagan-Coquihalla riding, losing to Dan Albas. In a speech Saturday to 100 party...

Sen. hopeful Brandon Dodds talks business, Constitution

Dodds faces fellow Republican Ed Jackson in the Aug. 7 primary election. The winner is set ... Dodds said he is a proud constitutional conservative...

Ukraine Army Advances as EU Plans Tougher Putin Sanctions

Ukraine's State Security Service, or SBU, posted what it said was an intercepted plea for help made by Alexander Borodai, head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk...

A Paul Order: Marilyn Tan Jewellery

When asked whether traditionally conservative Singaporeans — young or old — should pursue their passions as she has, Tan's reply is typically enthusiastic: “Go for...

Carol Hunt: Killing children is always wrong, so why do we blame Israel more?

Even if they are committing war crimes by hiding arms and terrorists in schools and hospitals, they know the liberal West will still blame Israel...

Trudeau falls in line with Harper's stance on Gaza

ABC News Instead, Foreign Minister John Baird has attacked the United Nations for raising humanitarian concerns. And Vivian Bercovici ... The Conservatives suggest that anyone questioning...

Hedy Fry reveals why BC gets shortchanged and Alberta reaps bonanza in ...

The newsletter includes other articles on the temporary foreign worker program, the Fair Elections Act, veteran's affairs, and the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, which the...

Britain is open for business, but is it still the right policy?

The City of London is still a magnet, the 2008 crash fast becoming a distant memory. Even British politics is open for business. Election strategists...

Can 'Tennessee's institution' survive the...

(blog)Carr has gotten the endorsements of conservative radio icon Laura Ingraham, who hosted a rally for him in Nashville this week, urging a crowd...

David Cameron and the Russian diplomat link to Vladimir Putin spies

He was also the boss of murdered Russian dissident and ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in the 1990s. According to Russian press reports, Mr Nalobin's brother also...

The Immoral Minority: Florida Congressman mistakes two brown ...

Normally I don't watch (much less listen) to "Lois Denominator" squawk on about anything, but that performance was simply bizarre. Then again, it's hard to...

Fringe parties look for deals

He's a retired seafood wholesaler and can tell an anecdote about the parallels between Rob Muldoon and Bluff oysters ("which shows how long I've been...

Tony Dungy, Israel and the Media's Selective Religion Bigots

(blog) (blog)Rosenbloom was particularly incensed because in 2007 Dungy had accepted - Rosenbloom's words here - “the 'Friend of Family'' award from the conservative...

John Baird gets warm welcome on US conservative radio show ...

Its horde delivered a purgation examination of Canada's unfamiliar routine to millions of listeners this week during a shred with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird,...

What if Harper had admitted everything about Duffy-Wright?

... Conservatives moved to suspend him, the changing account of how Wright came to exit the PMO, the sight of the Prime Minister having to...

Why Won't More Wealthy Black Celebs Dig Deeper in Their Wallets?

Though the outsized influence of wealthy conservative donors like the Koch brothers tend to dominate debates about the role of money in politics, a new...

Liberal MP Hedy Fry's Political Hackery Cheapens The Pro-Choice ...

Today's article will be short and sweet, asking a simple question- does Vancouver Liberal MP Hedy Fry misunderstand the workings of democracy, or is she...

Texas Classics: Vassar Miller writes to liberate the disabled from 'the back ...

Vassar Miller (1924-98) was one of Texas' most lauded poets. Her 1961 collection, Wage War on Silence, was a finalist for the ... One of...

Editorial Cartoonist Takes on National Issues With Humor [Interview]

Political editorial cartoons deliver a condensed yet powerful message and Branco, who is a conservative and faces liberal media bias, is ascending the ladder of...

Support Gingell for county commissioner; Maddock the best choice for State ...

5, the voters of White Lake Township will be facing the most critical law enforcement vote in the history of White Lake Township. This millage...

Not all Feminists: How modern Feminism has become complicated, messy ...

“I think the more we debate this gender ideology the better, because so far it's been a one-party system, it's got to be opened up...

Charities feeling the pinch for opposing government policies says ...

Charities feeling the pinch for opposing government policies says Hughes. Written by NDP Media on 26 July 2014. Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. For years New...

Against The Emerging Dhimmitude

Yet now, we are seeing the world change very fast, to the point where simply holding the views I do as a Christian about marriage...

Photo: The Canadian Press

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson offered the support on Saturday when he spoke with his Dutch counterpart, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert. A statement from Nicholson's office said Canada...

Video: TCM to air James Garner memorial marathon Monday

He co-starred with Mary Tyler Moore in an adaptation of Martha Weinman Lear's “Heartsounds” (1984), a chronicle of the difficulties faced by a couple after...

Rogers, Telus Launch Charter Challenge To Police Mass Spying Request

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police...

A quiet debut for Michael Ford, council candidate

He most recently retweeted several posts after the death of former Conservative finance minister Jim Flaherty. While his political prowess remains unknown, his loyalty to...

Make an informed decision: State Representative candidates

Newcomer Democrats vying for the seat are Richard Badger and David J. Jaroch. Under term limits, Terry L. Brown (D – Pigeon) cannot seek re-election.

For Better, For Worse, For Richer, For Poorer

They flew back east and had a their civil union with a justice of the peace on a summer day, next to a lake. They...

Trudeau Liberals Widen Lead Over Conservatives, Poll Suggests

Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay (left) is chased by Liberal MP Justin Trudeau in a motorized wheelchair during a wheelchair race relay on Parliament...

How the Tea Party reads history: Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee and the new battle ...

If Grover Norquist is uncompromising and inflexible, he is no more so than another earlier neo-Anti-Federalist, John C. Calhoun, who was so rigid he was...

Harper's Spat With Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin Was Wrong: Legal Group

Toronto Sun As a result, the International Commission of Jurists says Harper should withdraw his remarks and he and Justice Minister Peter MacKay should apologize to...

2014 Draft Prep: Sleepers for Draft Day

LaFell has experience and versatility on his side -- combining his big frame and decent quickness with his willingness to line up anywhere, run any...

12 home buying TIPS from real estate agents in Malaysia

In a fairy tale, a real estate agent is similar to a fairy godmother, who acts as an advocate, confidant, best friend and even marriage...

Government proposes Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act

(blog)MP Ted Falk applauds the Conservative Government's announcement to reduce red tape for law-abiding gun owners. On July 23, 2014 the Harper Government announced...

Power brokers planning to fete Trudeau on Conservative turf | Top ...

But a renouned incumbent, Conservative MP Gerald Keddy, is retiring, withdrawal a roving far-reaching open for 2015 – and formulating new possibilities for a Liberals.

WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker worried about unacompanied ...

... as to what might have happened. Those with information are asked to call the Brown County Sheriff's Department or the county's Crime Stoppers program.

Poll: Kay Hagan holds early edge against Thom Tillis - Greensboro News & Record (blog)

Poll: Kay Hagan holds early edge against Thom TillisGreensboro News & Record (blog)Contact Joe Killian at (336) 373-7023, and follow @JoeKillianNR on Twitter. Thank you...

Transport for London pledge action on overcrowded 108 bus route

Earlier this year local Conservative campaigner Thomas Turrell launched a new campaign to increase bus capacity between North Greenwich and the Blackheath Royal Standard. Last...

Religious services in Easton area

BRISTOL TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH – at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 143 Lincoln St., North Easton. Worship services are Sunday at 9:45 a.m. through Aug. 31.