October 24, 2014

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Myths about Ebola the conservative media spreads

No, screening didn't stop our one imported case, Thomas Duncan, but he wasn't sick at the time and couldn't have infected anyone. John McCain's belief...

Dennis Michael Lynch invigorating conservative grassroots for 2016

They wanted to scale revenue for the sake of impressing Wall Street. But it was too much too fast and I feared it would hurt...

Is ordering Canadian Forces members not to wear uniforms a victory for terrorists?

At least one Conservative MP has put out his view in a tweet – “Disappointed with CDS order that soldiers not wear uniforms in public,”...

Make Scott an elected senator

Mr. Scott has come a long way since being raised in modest circumstances by a single mom in North Charleston. He nearly dropped out of...

Reform latecomers: Afraid of getting left behind, big insurers expand exchange ...

Insurers that took a conservative approach to the exchanges for 2014 may be at a competitive disadvantage in the coming open enrollment because current exchange...

Questions remain on fiscal plans of Toronto mayoral front-runners

Mr. Tory's campaign dismissed the analysis, calling Mr. Rothman “a long-standing member of the NDP and a long-time friend of Olivia Chow.” Mr. Tory's campaign...

Coakley strikes a defiant note as polls tip

Meanwhile, Baker, who himself is trying to resurrect a damaged political career following his clumsy 2010 race against Governor Deval Patrick, is trying to reach...

New Canadian Anti-Terror Laws Expected To Land Next Week

The Conservatives, however, are hinting more powers are needed to make pre-emptive arrests following deadly attacks on soldiers in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. That would...

Dean Cain unconvinced by Carol Costello: 'No apology can hide her smugness'

As reported, conservatives were rightly disgusted with CNN's Carol Costello when in an on-air segment she introduced audio suggesting that Bristol Palin was assaulted...

La peinture devra encore attendre... - Journal de Québec

Journal de Québec La peinture devra encore attendre...Journal de QuébecLe gouvernement fédéral est déçu du jugement de la Cour supérieure qui donne raison au CN concernant...

M.P. Ted Hsu Issues Statement on Shootings in Ottawa

Kingston and the Islands M.P. Ted Hsu posted the following statement on his website today, regarding the events of Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa at the...

Taste of war

The late Jim Flaherty, for example, championed a tax credit and savings fund for disabled Canadians when he was the Conservative finance minister. One of...

Survey results for Toronto city council election 2014

Jim Karygiannis, the Liberal MP who quit to run in Ward 39 Scarborough-Agincourt, appears set to replace outgoing Mike Del Grande (open Mike Del Grande's...

Conservatives' omnibus budget bill restricts refugee access to social assistance

A spokesman for Immigration Minister Chris Alexander defended the notion of restricting refugees' access to social assistance in essentially the same language the government used...

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was shot nearly a dozen times before Kevin Vickers ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was rushed to safety. Mr. Harper had been speaking to his caucus when the gunfight erupted. “I had images of people...

Tories hint at even tougher anti-terror laws

OTTAWA—The Conservative government suggested Friday it will bring in even tougher anti-terror powers than previously planned, as a highly charged week of violence left MPs...

Shribman: Two worlds, destined to collide

In that period, Jonathan Darman writes in a new book on the parallel trajectories of Johnson and Reagan, LBJ was moved to give Americans “a...

Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks

By Randall Palmer, Richard Valdmanis and Scott Malone. OTTAWA/HAMILTON Ontario Fri Oct 24, 2014 ... Behind the somber scenes, Harper and his Conservative colleagues scrambled...

Holley: 'Pappy' led way for Patrick

. By Joe Holley. October 24, 2014 ... Patrick was a sports radio shock jock before he became a station owner and conservative talk-radio host...

Outside groups manipulate Ky. voter impressions

Nationally, as of Friday afternoon, Robert Maguire, of the Center for Responsive Politics, said outside groups have spent $454 million trying to influence voters in...

Friday Fox Follies

- A Shakespearean FestivalPoliticusUSAForty seven percent picked Roger Ailes' conservative propaganda apparatus, which was followed by local radio (11 percent), local TV (5 percent),...

Les louches - Journal de Montréal

Les louchesJournal de MontréalComme Mario Beaulieu, le nouveau chef du Bloc québécois. Au moment même où les Harper, Mulcair et Trudeau se faisaient des accolades...

As feds plan new anti-terror laws, some ask why current ones aren't used

In the House of Common on Friday, Liberal MP Marc Garneau noted there were 80 individuals known to have returned to Canada after being involved...

Ottawa shooting: MPs and Hill staff struggle with emotions

... whose staff work in a building on Wellington Street across from Parliament Hill, also arranged support and counselling, which covers the staff of the...

Study Shows Domestic Violence Costs NC More than $300 Million Annually

Those factors would drive the conservative estimate of $307 million much higher, Billings said. The study was underwritten by the Wells Fargo Foundation and commissioned...

Red wave of mayors expected to sweep across 905 cities

From transit projects, to new hospitals, to university funding, the work of municipal and provincial government is “very integrated,” said Mississauga-Erindale Liberal MPP Harinder Takhar,...

PM's security gets overhaul

(registration)Their budget has more than doubled since the Conservatives came to power in 2006, buying more manpower and better technology. Whether ... I think...

Conservatives introduce thick budget bill that includes unrelated items

Globalnews.ca A cabinet document presented by Heritage Minister Shelly Glover and obtained earlier this month by CTV News and The Canadian Press indicated the proposed copyright...

Richard Hudson

Describe your occupation/career experience and any military service: As the seventh generation of my family to live and work in the 8th Congressional District, I...

Bill Parcells reveals tidbits about his time in Miami Dolphins front office

Speaking about the Dolphins' improved offensive line play, right guard Mike Pouncey said: “We have to give most of our credit to our new offensive...

Optimal Prostate Defense Requires a Multi-Modal Strategy

Which patients are helped by conservative therapy? MMW Fortschr Med. 2002 Apr 18;144(16):33-6. 3. Roumeguere T, Zouaoui .... Yuan HQ, Kong F, Wang XL, Young...

Cory Doctorow dishes on copyright, Internet freedom, and political issues at ...

(blog)When it comes to Canadian politics, the author also praised NDP MP Charlie Angus for his understanding of the Internet, but also noted that...

Three things we learned in QP Friday - iPolitics

NDP MP Chris Charlton wasn't asking for a lot, considering the government is asking her to read through another omnibus budget bill that's 458 pages...

Debate on controversial gun bill on hold after Parliament shootout

"The government must know that it's relaxing firearms regulations at a time when news was coming out that the rifle that this guy seems to...

Police confirm death of family set for deportation was murder-suicide

The Waljis and 21-year-old daughter Qyzra were found shot to death last Oct. 31 in their apartment, a case that took friends aback and led...

MP Steven Fletcher told caregiver to run for it, if she could | Ottawa ...

As bullets were flying outside the doors of the meeting room where he sat, Manitoba Conservative MP Steven Fletcher told his aide that if it...

Ottawa tackles Social Security Tribunal benefit-claims backlog

“This is hurting people who are the most vulnerable and the most at-risk,” Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner said of the backlog. NDP MP Jinny Sims...

The 2014 Race Card

Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State and challenger Alison Grimes before their debate in Lexington earlier this month. Getty Images.

New Russian ambassador to receive cool welcome

The Conservative government is offering a cool response to Russia's appointment of a new ambassador to Canada, tempering expectations of a diplomatic breakthrough when the...

Gun bill debate on hold after Ottawa shooting

However, New Democrat and Liberal MPs, still reeling from the shock of the shootout, declined to ascribe a political motive to the change in schedule.

Anti-terror laws on books not being used

The Conservatives, however, are hinting more powers are needed to make pre-emptive arrests following deadly attacks on soldiers in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. That would...

Anti-terror laws on books not being used

CTV News The Conservatives, however, are hinting more powers are needed to make pre-emptive arrests following deadly attacks on soldiers in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. That...

The Ebola Anti-Hysteria Hysteria

With the infection reported Thursday night of a New York doctor recently returned from treating patients in Guinea, the number is four, including the late...

After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

“Most important, for us, is the right balance between security and freedom” for people to visit and see their lawmakers at work, said Maxime Bernier,...

Should CSIS have more powers to investigate potential homegrown threats?

Blaney was supposed to table a bill in the House of Commons on Wednesday — the same day Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was fatally shot at...

Residents of Highfield House mark its 50th year

Mies designed a decidedly non-Colonial structure for conservative North Baltimore. Residents of neighboring Guilford reacted against his first design, which one called "some kind of...

Police, intelligence agents need more power, says MP Rob Moore

Moore was with Conservative caucus members in the centre block of Parliament when shots erupted outside their meeting room door. "You hear people say, 'This...

This Week in Mudslinging: Bruce Rauner Is An Alpha Bully; Oberweis Is Toast.

Next came results of a Tribune poll showing the two rivals in "dead heat" with Rauner inching two percentage points ahead of Quinn, 45-43, thanks...

Secretary of state files complaint over mailers

SFGate The mailers are part of a Stanford University and Dartmouth College political science research project, and they rate how liberal or conservative the four nonpartisan...

Debate on controversial gun bill on hold after Parliament shootout

"In public space, you sometimes have to make judgments about just symbolism," said NDP MP Craig Scott, adding that Thursday "just wasn't the time" to...