September 27, 2014

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Traficant blew chance to emulate 'Iron Mike'

“Iron Mike,” who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1936 to 1970, was hailed by Speaker John McCormack as “the greatest American that...

Pop Forecast for Sept. 29: Gone Girl, Gracepoint, Prince

(For the record: we're now re-making conservative Christian films starring Kirk Cameron from 2000. ... (Hasn't show creator Kevin Williamson killed enough fictional people on...

Canada's overseas commitments can have impacts here

Wild Rose Conservative MP Blake Richards says the Harper government is “committed to its allies and the fight against ISIS”. “There is no ambiguity as...

Ted Cruz Scores at Values Voters Summit | DelawarePolitics.net

So they have exhausted their moderate and liberal GOP lists and now they are desperately bombarding lists of conservatives begging for dollars. .... Look at...

Reiser right on track at Palatine

Hersey senior David Rodriguez (14:49) also made quite a statement on Saturday, taking fourth place individually. Last weekend Rodriguez took second at the Richard Springs...

AP Top News at 10:29 pm EDT

The prospect of another Clinton White House stirred anguish at the Voters Value Summit this weekend where hundreds of conservative activists debated the GOP's future...

Canada Finance Minister Has Negative View of Bitcoin

By appealing to antiquated (and stereotypical) beliefs about the Bitcoin economy, the Conservative Government is most likely underestimating the intelligence of it's citizens. So by...

#AvlNews: Political name-calling, pledge omission

Casey Blake, cblake@citizen-times.com 9:53 p.m. EDT September 27, 2014. haugh.jpg. xxxx ... Sean Haugh, the Libertarian Party nominee for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina,...

Virginia GOP candidate Dave Brat looks for balance

Brat was seen passing out business cards to GOP operatives and mingling alongside Republicans Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee, both potential 2016 presidential candidates. Brat's...

Books: They had a dream

Irish Independent - the vivid faces before 1916Irish IndependentAcclaimed historian Roy Foster's new book examines the idealistic young people who gradually became revolutionaries in the...

A Taxing Tale Of Two States: Illinois And Kansas

Reverend James Meeks, a long-time Democrat and head of Salem Baptist Church in Chicago, recently received publicity throughout the state by saying: “Our schools are...

Lessons from Scotland's referendum: a lower voting age

Conservative MP Peter Goldring pronounced himself shocked on Twitter by all the youth participation in Scotland, declaring the referendum a “sham” because the country put...

Olivia Chow says her policies beneficial to 'Ford Nation'

National Post The former NDP MP said almost one out of three kids in the city are going to bed hungry. “I know it is not...

Weiland still working the entire state for votes

After other East River stops Thursday morning, he brought his “Take it Back” campaign to Huron before moving on to Miller, Highmore and Pierre and...

Tesco – the crisis that doesn't add up

Shareholders have started to jab their fingers at chairman Sir Richard Broadbent, who allowed the board to be purged of experienced executives during Philip Clarke's...

Many in Johnson County say prosperity comes from government services, not ...

Working with conservative allies in the Legislature, the governor aggressively cut the state's taxes and sliced what some see as budget frills — things such...

AP Top News at 3:14 pm EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled...

Viggo Mortensen Talks The Two Faces of January, Blasts Fox News and Israels ...

The film critic Rex Reed said that Tinseltown was written as if “shot by James Wong Howe in the shadow and fog of glorious smoking-gun...

Students at the vanguard of democracy push, but are they too young?

(subscription)They may be too young to vote, yet teenage school pupils have joined university students at the vanguard of Hong Kong's pro-democracy drive. That...

Revolution earn key victory, pull into second-place tie

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Jermaine Jones's strike splashed the back of the net, and New England's prized midseason acquisition ran to the sideline and held...

Mailers with Bad Voter Registration Info Sent to Hundreds, Including a Cat

At the same time, the State Board of Elections is also trying to sort out confusion over a mass mailing from the conservative group Americans...

Harper: U.S. Asked Canada For Help In Iraq, Not Other Way Around

Toronto Star The Conservative government has faced sharp criticism for a lack of transparency on the role the Canadian Forces will play in dealing with the...

Langar served at Canadian Parliament in Ottawa on Sikh Awareness day (2014 ...

Ontario, Canada: On Wednesday (Sept. 24), Tim Uppal, minister of state for multiculturalism, participated in langar (community kitchen) on the Hill, which brought Canadians together...

The little guy's big chance in parliament

Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott's bill on “equal parenting” split the Conservative caucus, and NDP MP Alex Atamanenko then split the NDP caucus with a bill...

War vets, kids scarred by gangs help each other

"They're in combat zones as well," says Grady Osten-Garner, a psychologist tracking participants in Urban Warriors at the Adler Professional School of Psychology, a partner...

Podcast special: Mark Reckless defects to Ukip

(blog)In this View from 22 special, James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman discuss why Reckless switched sides, how Ukip managed to keep the news secret,...

Dumaresque considering run to replace Gerry Byrne

The new riding, which will come into effect for the next federal election, will take in a large part of Liberal MP Gerry Byrne's current...

Confined In China, Ai Weiwei Directs Alcatraz Exhibit From Afar

Ai Weiwei's With Wind greets visitors to his exhibit, "@Large," on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. Listen to this story. Sep, 27 2014 — (Weekend...

Box Office: Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' Surging to $36M-Plus Debut

Heading into the weekend, Sony was more conservative, suggesting a debut in the $25 million to $30 million. It's no surprise, considering how volatile the...

Third group wants in on NSA case

(blog)Some opponents of the NSA surveillance program are clearly nervous about leaving the arguments against the program solely to Klayman, a longtime conservative activist...

Man stabbed in 'large-scale' Maryhill street disturbance

A man has been stabbed in the chest during what police described as a "large scale" disturbance in Glasgow. The attack, which police said was...

Sen. Cruz Addresses Washington Summit

and rumored presidential hopeful — Ted Cruz fired up a crowd of social conservatives at the Values Voter Summit in Washington with a speech better...

Mahone Bay artists create eerily lifelike scarecrows

In past years, Whitcombe created portraits of famous figures like Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Marilyn Monroe and former federal Liberal leader Stephane Dion. In each...

Tory MP Mark Reckless defects to UKIP - 24 hours after 'ruling out' move

Addressing the UKIP party conference in Doncaster today, Reckless said had not taken the decision lightly but claimed the Conservative leadership was "part of the...

RI things to know: TV ad spending, Newport gaming

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island candidates spend big on TV ads, new opposition to Newport Grand, and Rhode Island's large Liberian community gets some...

Lex repeats as invite champ behind Mikelait

"I usually play it conservative in wrestling, too. I'm not going to take the first shot. I'm going to wait for (the ... Spencer Stierhoff...

The inside track: Zebre v Ulster, Guinness Pro12 League

Ulster know that if they are patient and move through the phases then spaces will open up for Tommy Bowe, Mike Allen and Craig Gilroy...

You Can See Russia From 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue: My Disorienting Day ...

On Friday afternoon, the failed reality-television star and one-time VP nominee materialized in Washington, clad in a leather blazer, to deliver a speech to the...

Harper's cabinet to debate combat role against Islamic State

Toronto Star The Conservatives hold a majority of seats in the House and such a vote would easily pass. Speaking ... A military source said the...

This day in history: Sept. 27, 2014 - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

This day in history: Sept. 27, 2014Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteIn 1954, "Tonight!," hosted by Steve Allen, made its debut on NBC-TV. In 1962, "Silent ... Pulitzer Prize-winning...

This Day in History

In 1954, “Tonight!,” hosted by Steve Allen, made its debut on NBC-TV. In 1962, “Silent ... Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist and former Nixon speechwriter William...

The Mystery Candidate Shaking Up Kansas Politics

He told me he had three candidates' signs in his yard: Paul Davis, the Democrat challenging Governor Sam Brownback; Jean Schodorf, the Democrat for secretary...

GRANDMA and GRANDPA CLINTON: Its a girl -

- 20 YEARS AGO TODAY ...PoliticoWELCOME TO THE WORLD -- @ChelseaClinton: “Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the...

Grandma and Grandpa Clinton

WELCOME TO THE WORLD -- @ChelseaClinton: “Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte...

Harvick tops at Dover for 7th pole of year

... Jimmie Johnson is eighth. The rest of the Chase field has Kasey Kahne 12th, Matt Kenseth 14th, Joey Logano 16th, Carl Edwards 18th, Ryan...

Florida Republican Chairman's tell-all memoir out

Conservative Pat Buchanan, a former presidential candidate and nationally recognized writer and commentator, is the headliner for Southwest Florida Tiger Bay's annual dinner Oct. 29.

Good Morning!

Good morning, it's Saturday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2014. There are 95 days left in the year. We'll start the day in the...

Denney, Woodings vie to run Idaho elections

Ysursa worked with him and House Majority Leader Mike Moyle on a less-stringent version that passed the following year. In his campaign this fall, Denney,...

Feds join search for precise birthplace of John A. Macdonald

The issue is now on the radar of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, who shares Prime Minister Stephen Harper's well-known penchant for Canadian history and...

PM says Canada can't sit on sidelines in fight against ISIL

The Conservative government has faced sharp criticism for a lack of transparency on the role the Canadian Forces will play in dealing with the threat...