November 11, 2015

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Defeated MP Peter Stoffer honours vets, says goodbye to public office

In the 18 years since being first elected to Parliament, each Remembrance Day, Peter Stoffer has visited the legions in his Halifax, N.S. riding. Despite...

Texas Jobs, Consumer Economy Feel The Low Price of Crude Oil

From that top through October 2015, there's been an estiamted loss of "a conservative 56,000 jobs — perhaps more," the group's economist Karr Ingham said.

Dunkin' Donuts Unveils Holiday-Themed Coffee Cups Amid Starbucks Drama -

Us Magazine- Read ...Us MagazineDunkin' Donuts unveiled their new Joy cups on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Credit: Courtesy of Thatsalrighty/Twitter. Dunkin' Donuts is bravely serving their...

'Our wages are too high,' says Trump

Washington Post (blog)Conservative Fox host Neil Cavuto, taking note of minimum wage demonstrators picketing the debate, asked Trump if he could support a hike in...

Liberal Heritage Minister puts partisanship aside to learn from Tory predecessor

On Wednesday, she pointed to Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion's decision to order the removal of the portrait of the Queen installed by former Conservative...

Ken Clarke laments 'impossible constraint' placed on chancellors

The inability to raise revenues and the ease with which the ultra rich can avoid paying tax, has put “an almost impossible constraint” on chancellors,...

Saskatoon honours veterans at annual ceremony

Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield was first to present her wreath followed by Conservative MPs Brad Trost and Kevin Waugh, Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison...

Sen. Jeff Stone weighs party, conscience in first year

He also won Indian Wells and Rancho Mirage, two of the more conservative-leaning cities in Coachella Valley, but that didn't exactly inspire confidence. “Originally people...

Film Shorts

Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)The supporting cast contributes the odd funny ad-lib, but they can't...

Charles Koch has no plans to back a candidate in Republican primary

WASHINGTON — Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch said Wednesday he's unlikely to back a candidate in the crowded Republican presidential primary, the latest sign that one...

Oh, Toole: too little, too late

“They (the Conservatives) have been deliberately, maliciously, negligent and evasive in their dealing with veterans issues with the intent of purely saving money so they...

Chrystia Freeland names Wynne advisor Brian Clow as ... - iPolitics

Like many Liberals leaving Queen's Park to work for the new government in Ottawa, Senior Kathleen Wynne adviser Brian Clow is taking the job of...

Carson at LU: Watch out for 'propaganda'

In the afternoon, Dr. Ronnie Martin, dean of Liberty University's College of Osteopathic Medicine, led Carson on a private tour of the medical school facility,...

Early trends in NBA defense

The Cavaliers had a 100.9 defensive rating with Mozgov on the floor last season, compared to a 104.3 mark with Tristan Thompson and 105.3 with...

Hillsborough inquest: victim footage 'included in police attack video shown to ...

After that meeting, Bettison reported to the chief constable, Peter Wright, that two Conservative MPs had promised to attack Taylor's report. Bettison, however, denied that...

The Closing of the Republican Mind

O'Malley, it would appear, is a liberal with a sense of humor. ... Robert McLaughlin, James Benenson, Jonathan Seder, T.K. Smyth, Robert Lamoureux, Mark Finkelstein,...

Waco's Chip and Joanna Gaines for Texan of the Year? Or soul singer Leon Bridges?

(blog) (blog)Passing tax cuts, spending restraints, open carry and CHL campus carry, highway repair, and the 7 conservative amendments that passed overwhelmingly. If you're...

Trudeau's new science minister Kirsty Duncan was advocate of controversial and ...

Duncan and fellow Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett – now aboriginal-affairs minister – leapt into the debate, pushing for the government to fund clinical trials, and...

Montreal Simon: Why Peter MacKay Should Not Lead Any Canadian ...

And MacKay was the one who appointed him. Camp was appointed to the Federal Court by former Conservative justice minister Peter MacKay on June 26,...

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose's ... - Kellie Leitch

OTTAWA –The Conservative Party's interim leader, Rona Ambrose, released the following statement today marking Remembrance Day: “I join all Canadians today in honouring and remembering...

Statement from Tony Clement, Member of Parliament ... - Kellie Leitch

OTTAWA – Tony Clement, Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, responded today to the Parliamentary Budget Officer's (PBO) report, saying the Conservative Party seeks answers...

Tax credit cuts are Osborne's poll tax, says Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown, one of the leading architects of tax credits in the UK, has warned George Osborne that even a phased-in or watered-down version of...

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose's ... - Erin O'Toole

OTTAWA –The Conservative Party's interim leader, Rona Ambrose, released the following statement today marking Remembrance Day: “I join all Canadians today in honouring and remembering...

Statement from Tony Clement, Member of Parliament for Parry ...

OTTAWA – Tony Clement, Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, responded today to the Parliamentary Budget Officer's (PBO) report, saying the Conservative Party seeks answers...

Crowley: Liberals have a chance to return to their roots on trade

Chrystia Freeland, Trudeau's freshly-appointed trade minister, has been an advocate for free trade. In 2014 she said “if we want our middle class to be...

Gordon Brown Warns Jeremy Corbyn Labour Can Do Nothing Without Power

Brown urged Corbyn to make Labour a credible force which can prevent millions of children from being plunged into poverty by Conservative welfare cuts, and...

Refugee crisis: is EU aid offer to Africa 'bordering on blackmail'?

But the deal is nothing but "a watered down version" of the co-operation European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had been hoping for, says the BBC's...

The Wall Street Journal Praises For-Profit Colleges That Prey On Veterans

and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced legislation Wednesday to close a loophole in the so-called 90/10 rule, which prohibits for-profit colleges from getting more than 90...

It's pain and gain as Trailwalkers take to gruelling trail in bid to raise funds

(subscription) (subscription)A team of young reformed Hong Kong drug offenders will join thousands of runners tackling the tough 100-kilometre MacLehose Trail in a bid...

8 tips for hiring a Web designer for your business

Do you prefer a more traditional, conservative site? Do you expect to make a lot of edits to the content regularly, or will the site...

GOP talks $15

“For example, a recent analysis of campaign finance data by the Star showed conservative businessman Rex Sinquefield has donated more than $22 million since 2010...

Gordon Brown hits out at cuts

CommonSpace - 2 days after Labour vote to keep tax credits ...CommonSpaceFORMER Prime Minister Gordon Brown has condemned Conservative plans to cut tax credits, despite...

Ex-PMs Gordon Brown & John Major condemn Osborne's attacks on ...

Former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown has blasted Chancellor George Osborne's plan to cut tax credits for low income families, saying they will push millions...

GOP debate exposes defense divide

The new National Defense Authorization Act, however, maintains restrictions on transferring Guantanamo prisoners to the United States, among other limitations — provisions designed to block...

Australia's $277B welfare time bomb

Former prime minister Tony Abbott and previous social services ministers Scott Morrison and Kevin Andrews began reforms to the sector. All applicants must now see...

Gordon Brown hits out at cuts

CommonSpace - 2 days after Labour vote to keep tax credits ...CommonSpaceFORMER Prime Minister Gordon Brown has condemned Conservative plans to cut tax credits, despite...

My tax credits are a lifeline. Osborne is wrong to slash them

More than 20% of workers are in jobs paying less than the voluntary living wage – and despite the Conservative promise of a higher minimum...

Gordon Brown exposes 8 Tory 'fictions' about poverty - Politics Live ...

Gordon Brown, the Labour former prime minister, has denounced eight Tory “fictions” about poverty in a speech saying the tax credit cuts would push child...

Insiders: Rubio wins, Kasich bombs

Kasich had a contentious evening, as the moderate conservative tussled with Donald Trump over immigration reform and was booed when he suggested there was room...

Justin Trudeau finds resettling 25000 refugees easier than tackling climate ...

Hence the Liberals' desire to move carefully on climate change. The Trudeau government has not set a national target for greenhouse gas emissions. Indeed, in...

Thanks to Jeremy Corbyn, the Conservative mask is slipping away

That's why the Conservatives and David Cameron are suddenly vulnerable. While Cameron claims to be a man of the people who stands up for hard-working...

Mayes disappoints

I was disappointed in Colin Mayes' comment in the Oct. 21 Morning Star that "...the Conservatives and Liberals...agree on one thing: we don't want socialism...

Conservatives need an honest post-mortem: Goar

Kenney was front and centre on many of these issues. He was the minister who banned niqabs at citizenship ceremonies; who opened the floodgates to...

Why winning isn't everything

Chip Kelly has talked about a culture he is building with the Eagles that requires high-character individuals. He has traded or cut people like DeSean...

Family remembers victim of Mansfield road rage crash

ATTLEBORO — Patricia Santos clutched a small cross hanging around her neck Tuesday and listened to a prosecutor describe what the driver accused of killing...

The ghosts of 2008

The conservative American Action Network anticipated the mood on stage with a mid-debate commercial portraying the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as a Soviet-style oppressive...

Tea Partys Boy Band Breaks Up: Rubio, Paul and Cruz Go to War

The first female jihadist suicide bomber to blow herself up on European shores struck this week in St. Denis, France. The pope and King Abdullah...

Today In History

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's reform raising the retirement age from 60 to 62 became law, a victory for the conservative government and a defeat for...

5 takeaways from the GOP debate

“You can not be a conservative if you're going to keep promoting new programs that you can't pay for.” Rubio fired back with the charge...

Wednesday NFL preview: Eyeing Megatron's injury status

Yet the Steelers game was a back-and-forth affair, with Pittsburgh winning in the final seconds. Playing a complete game will surely be a coaching focus...