July 31, 2014

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Immigration issue produces congressional disarray; bill pulled

Minutes from a vote on legislation to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border, and hours from scheduled adjournment for the summer, a...

Cantor steps down as House majority leader

Though he had a conservative voting record, he was distrusted by some tea party supporters who suspected he might be too eager to reach compromise...

Canada thanked for its support of Israel in Jerusalem event

Carolyn Bennett, a Liberal MP from Toronto and a medical doctor, said any solution must be found by the parties themselves. “As a physician, I...

Rob Anders courts the truck vote | Calgary Grit

“It's a place with more trucks, and it certainly wouldn't have elected someone like [Calgary mayor] Naheed Nenshi, or other liberals pretending to be Conservatives...

FAA places new restrictions on flights over Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is restricting U.S. airlines from flying at or below 30,000 feet over Iraq because of what it calls...

Major Colorado River players announce conservation push

The signatories cited a decade-long drought as the primary reason for impending water shortages in the system, especially at Lake Mead, but according to the...

Column: Cannabis prohibition, can we just stop it?

This one started in 2009 when Gordon Brown was Prime Minister of England. He wanted to raise penalties for cannabis claiming marijuana caused mental illness...

Tory leads Toronto mayor's race, according to poll

National Post John Tory holds a slight lead over Olivia Chow and a bigger lead over Rob Ford, a new poll by a prominent conservative pollster...

Conservative support grows among Chinese-Canadians, despite Liberal push to ...

The Conservative party now counts at least five MPs with Chinese heritage in its caucus. In the early days of his government, Prime Minister Stephen...

IMF calls on Canada, others to raise carbon taxes, cut income taxes

The Conservative government, however, has rejected carbon taxes. The premise of the book is that while ... In an email response, Finance Minister Joe Oliver...

Pro-Gaza group takes over Ottawa office of NDP foreign affairs critic ...

NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar was pulled away from family time Thursday afternoon after a small group of pro-Gaza demonstrators staged a sit-in in...

DRIC board appointees have close ties to political leaders

(blog) (blog)Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, left, and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announce appointments to International Authority and Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority during a press conference...

Top Spanish-language Newscasts Ignore Damning Lois Lerner E-Mail Revelations

(blog)The top four Spanish-language television news programs in the United States have so far ignored the release of damning emails from Lois Lerner, the...

National Defence warned navy supply ships' electrical system might be ...

NDP defence critic Jack Harris said the memo raises important questions about whether both ships should be decommissioned now. “I would be concerned about the...

Open Letter to Paul Dewar | Halifax Media Co-op

(The following letter was sent to Paul Dewar in response to the NDP's resounding silence on the slaughter taking place in Gaza.) Dear Paul,. I...

Conservative MP Rob Anders to seek nomination in rural Alberta riding he calls ...

CALGARY — Rob Anders, the federal Conservative MP, refuses to say die. Thursday, the true-blue “movement Conservative” said he planned to seek the nomination for...

Conservative MP Rob Anders to seek nomination in rural Alberta riding he calls ...

Rob Ander's defeat, despite heavyweight backing, shows how nomination battles undercut political elite · Conservative who defeated Rob Anders says Jason Kenney had 'no business'...

Angry with party's stance on Gaza conflict, NDP supporters occupy Paul Dewar's ...

Toronto Sun About a dozen protesters staged an “occupation” of NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar's office Thursday to express their frustration with his party for...

Ashdown tosses hat in ring for Bow River riding nomination

He joins Brooks Mayor Martin Shields, who has already announced his intention to be the Conservative candidate in Bow River. Current Calgary West MP Rob...

NDP Gaza divisions come home to roost in Dewar's office - iPolitics

A group of Gaza supporters occupied NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar's office Thursday to protest the party's seeming policy shift on the conflict between...

Ranking the 25 quarterbacks in the Amway Coaches Poll

Nebraska. If those performances indicate anything, it'll be conservative. ... Kyle Allen/Kenny Hill, Texas A&M: One of the top recruits in the country this year,...

Robert Libman wants Irwin Cotler's seat in Parliament

Robert Libman believes he has the right stuff to end almost 75 years of federal Liberal rule in the Montreal riding of Mount Royal. Libman,...

Dunn's Legal Team Loses Again – texas conservative reality

The Quorum Report, reported last Friday that Daniel Greer of AgendaWise and his Tim Dunn hired lawyer, Joe Nixon, lost their defense of their defamation...

Justin Trudeau's pot stance in line with 1 in 3 Canadians, poll suggests

Voters, however, appear to have been unmoved: the Liberals won the byelection by 60 per cent, an even higher level of support than former MP...

CAMPAIGN OVERNIGHT: Can GOP keep a perfect Senate primary record?

(blog)The NRSC has been able to keep fatally flawed conservative candidates from winning any key Senate nominations this cycle, though Democrats say that's because...

Bellows defends endorsement statement in Waterville - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Bellows defends endorsement statement in WatervilleKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelMaine Republican Party communications director David Sorenson issued a news release Wednesday saying Bellows' endorsement comment...

City of Vancouver claws back funding from seniors centre

Wai Young, Conservative MP for South Vancouver, hosted a roundtable with seniors recently and said seniors were “distressed” at the news of the $1.2 million...

Hackers who hit National Research Council infiltrated system containing ...

Canada must stand up to Beijing over such attacks, said Liberal public safety critic Wayne Easter, a former solicitor general who once oversaw Canada's main...

MP's annual barbecue draws sizable crowd to Cheverie

Kings-Hants constituents came out in droves on the weekend to attend MP Scott Brison's annual barbecue at Kip's Beach, in Cheverie. For many, it marked...

Cabot's (CBT) CEO Patrick Prevost on Q3 2014 Results - Earnings ...

Jay Richard Harris - Goldsmith & Harris Asset Management, LLC. Operator ..... And as we look at our new strategy, we're going to be somewhat...

Kalm, The Dental Oasis Works Wonders; Ask Our Own Shelli

Like many of today's working women, Shelli Stovall often has to stop and think which way she's supposed to be heading next. A wife and...

The strange case of the Greens and Gaza: Salutin

The case of the Green party president and Gaza is intriguing. Paul Estrin, who's Jewish from Quebec City, posted a piece on the party site;...

Theater Listings for Aug. 1-7

Meghan Finn directs, and Mike Iveson and Monique Vukovic lead the cast. The Brick, 579 .... 'Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical' This occasionally funny but...

Local GOP flush with cash under new leader

The Harris County Republican Party is on surer financial footing than it has been in years, thanks in large part to several big donations made...

Senate Conservatives Fund not backing down from Chris McDaniel ...

Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general who's now president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, said his organization isn't backing down over the Mississippi runoff...

Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State's Domestic Partner Registry

Joe Zepecki, campaign manager for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, said in a statement Thursday that Burke would defend that law. “She supports the freedom...

Cyberattack breached system holding personal data: privacy watchdog

Canada must stand up to Beijing over such attacks, said Liberal public safety critic Wayne Easter, a former solicitor general who once oversaw Canada's main...

Raitt Tight Lipped on Possible PC Leadership Run

CTV News Transport Minister Lisa Raitt isn't giving any hints on whether she'll run for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives. When asked if she...

Paul Dewar, NDP's foreign affairs “critic”, can't find the words to ...

Fifteen protesters are occupying NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar's office in Ottawa demanding an end to what they call a “deafening silence” from the...

Raitt tight-lipped on whether she'll consider a bid to lead Ontario's Tories

CTV News TORONTO – Transport Minister Lisa Raitt remains tight-lipped on whether she's considering a potential bid to lead Ontario's Progressive Conservatives. Asked whether she's thought...

Raitt tight-lipped about PC leadership bid - www.muskokaregion.com/?

CTV News Raitt tight-lipped about PC leadership bidwww.muskokaregion.com/?TORONTO - Transport Minister Lisa Raitt remains tight-lipped on whether she's considering a potential bid to lead Ontario's Progressive...

TEMS Thursday: Guest hosting the Hugh Hewitt Show

The Ed Morrissey Show will be pre-empted all week as I guest host for Hugh Hewitt on the Salem Radio Network, from Hugh's studio in...

Bringing common sense to firearms licensing

CTV News Breitkreuz says he's pleased with the recent announcement by federal Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney that makes Swiss Arms and CZ-858s rifles legal to...

Jody Wilson-Raybould, BC aboriginal leader, to run for Liberals in Vancouver

On July 16, she appeared at a party-organized panel on indigenous women and politics in Halifax, alongside Liberal aboriginal affairs critic Carolyn Bennett and National...

Cyberattack breached system holding personal data: privacy watchdog

(blog) (blog)NDP defence critic Jack Harris said he has no problem with Canada pointing a finger at Beijing "if they have the proof that...

HUFFPOST HILL

- Kids Still Not Getting Deported.... YetHuffington PostThe bill had significant opposition from Democrats, but GOP leadership decided to add a separate vote, if...

PM delivers remarks in La Ronge - The NewsDesk

July 31, 2014 by Find A Conservative. <div class="field field-name-body ... p> <p>Good afternoon, everyone.</p> <p>It's great to be here with you in the La...

Bill Clinton Admits He Chose Not to Kill Bin Laden Before 9/11

In fact, Clinton said, conservatives routinely criticized him for “obsessing” over bin Laden while he was in office. ... Further, Mr Bush even held over...

Latest gun debate reflects increasing…

(subscription)In a July 23 announcement, public safety minister Steven Blaney told reporters the Conservative government plans to introduce new legislation that would ease restrictions...

National Review trashes Quinn

(blog) (blog)Breaking: in a shocking revelation, progressive Governor Pat Quinn villainized in conservative publication…. Aside from the obvious attempt to ... How dare he...