November 16, 2015

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Overnight Campaign: Focus for 2016 shifts to national security

(blog)Kelly Ayotte (R), is the only Democratic governor so far to call for the U.S. to stop accepting Syrian refugees in light of the...

Pressure builds to block refugees

“We're looking at all of our options about how do we make sure something like this doesn't happen here to us with refugees,” he said...

Bush's plan for ISIL

KINGMAKER: POLITICO's Katie Glueck reports that TED CRUZ tied up a key conservative on Monday — Iowa Rep. Steve King, the state's most conservative member...

Shipley says government needs to push back against ISIS

The federal representative for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex wants the government to continue its fight against terrorism overseas, as well as do more to protect Canadians at home.

EDITORIAL: Liberal minister puts Fuhr in tough spot

(subscription)Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Minister Kent Hehr (centre) places a wreath during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the...

Evening Brief: Monday 16, 2015

(subscription)While former Liberal MP and respected human rights lawyer Irwin Cotler was never able to punish the Russian human rights violators responsible for the...

LeBlanc, Trudeau share vision to modernize Parliament, says new Government ...

(subscription) (subscription)New Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc says the Liberals will be turning the page on extreme partisanship in the Commons. He says the...

Justin Trudeau's government drops controversial niqab appeal

Ishaq thankful for Liberal government's support. Wilson-Raybould said she spoke with Ishaq earlier today and was "pleased" to inform her of the government's decision. "We...

Chargers' role may be only as spoilers

His receiving corps missed Antonio Gates, Keenan Allen and now Malcom Floyd because of injuries. --RUSHING ... At least the Chargers could always count on...

European 'Refugee' Policies Backfire; West Ignores Plight of Christians in ...

When the Sweden Democrats, a conservative party, began criticizing this “policy months ago for its blindness to logistical and economic pitfalls,” Sweden's socialist prime minister...

Houston's failed LGBT bill sounds a lot like Canada

In 2012, Conservative MP Rob Anders hit the bathroom button when he launched a petition to block Bill C-279, a law that would have extended...

Houston's failed LGBT bill sounds a lot like Canada

In 2012, Conservative MP Rob Anders hit the bathroom button when he launched a petition to block Bill C-279, a law that would have extended...

Irwin Cotler honoured with Sergei Magnitsky award in London

(subscription) (subscription)While former Liberal MP and respected human rights lawyer Irwin Cotler was never able to punish the Russian human rights violators responsible for...

Irwin Cotler honoured with Sergei Magnitsky award in London

(subscription) (subscription)While former Liberal MP and respected human rights lawyer Irwin Cotler was never able to punish the Russian human rights violators responsible for...

The Armor of Light Is a Documentary that Explores the Intersection of

Many conservatives would argue no, but one evangelical Christian who grew troubled and has chosen to speak out is the Reverend Rob Schenck, a longtime...

What colleges do for local economies: A direct measure based on consumption

The average bachelor's degree holder contributes $278,000 more to local economies than the average high school graduate through direct spending over the course of his...

Bruce/Grey MP Larry Miller: refugee commitment irresponsible

Furthermore, the government has stated that it will restore supplementary health benefits to refugees in Canada – these are benefits such as dental and vision...

Why Bob Jones University is back on presidential radar

The fundamentalist Christian school had once been an obligatory stop for GOP conservatives running for president, attracting the likes of Ronald Reagan in 1980 to...

Making more out of a garage in the heart of Jane-Finch

Recently re-elected Liberal MP Judy Sgro (Humber River-Black Creek) says the federal government's new commitment to equity and infrastructure “opens up a huge door for...

Letters extra: Attacks in Paris

The Democratic liberals have no problem applying religious labels to the “Christian conservative extremists”. However, being true to their Political Correctness, they hypocritically will not...

Garrison, Rankin named to NDP shadow cabinet

Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke MP Randall Garrison has been appointed a prominent role in the NDP shadow cabinet. Garrison was appointed as national defence and LGBTQ issues critic...

Some governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

David Ige says Hawaii would welcome refugees from Syria with aloha. Ige says safety is his first priority, but that the U.S. accepts .... Christie's...

2015 Stanford Cardinal football: Oregon Ducks Fly Off With The Cardinal ...

The Cardinal had countless chances to be up multiple scores, and they failed miserably. The Cardinal were too conservative in play calling, and were constantly...

Kelly McParland: Liberals are stuck with bad promises in new situations

There are many reasons politicians break campaign promises once safely in office. One big one is that the promises prove to be unwise. They were...

Cullen To Hold Trudeau Liberals To Electoral Reform Pledge

The federal NDP's new Critic for Electoral Reform says he intends to hold Justin Trudeau to his promise to fundamentally change Canada's electoral system. Nathan...

Creating a Culture of Accountability

The Commerce Department is facing a major challenge developing a culture of accountability, according to a recent inspector general report. This clearly is a problem...

Tory Deputy Chair Admits Affair, Claims Ex-Candidate Mark Clarke Tried To ...

Rob Halfon, who is a member of the cabinet, said he was “ashamed” of the six-month affair with Alexandra Paterson, the chairman of the party's...

Biggest Takeaways from Oakland Raiders' Week 10 Loss

The challenges are in place for this young team, but they must learn from a humbling loss to the Vikings. Minnesota boasts a top-10 defense...

The GOP's nightmarish war fantasies: Why the Republican responses to Paris are ...

WALLACE: If I may press my point, what do you do if – after we shoot down a Russian plane, they shoot down one of...

Who Sez Climate Change Is A Significant Challenge? EVERYONE.

While the wealthy and conservatives in the United States and elsewhere tend to criticize poor nations for repeatedly insisting on rights to economic development as...

Who Sez Climate Change Is A Significant Challenge? EVERYONE.

While the wealthy and conservatives in the United States and elsewhere tend to criticize poor nations for repeatedly insisting on rights to economic development as...

Tory minister Robert Halfon admits cheating on partner amid ...

Conservative deputy chairman says he is ashamed after reports that Tory aide attempted to blackmail him over relationship with activist. ... Mr Clarke was also...

Conservative MPs rebuke Malcolm Turnbull for Peter Dutton's axing from ...

But in comments that underscore the simmering tensions in conservative Liberal ranks about the switch to Mr Turnbull, Mr Andrews told Fairfax Media the immigration...

House committees to be more independent, says LeBlanc

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Matthew Dubé (Beloeil-Chambly, Que.) will be the NDP's deputy House leader. In an effort to change the tone and partisan nature...

Ratansi joins Regan, Paradis, Bélanger, Simms in race for House Speaker's job

(subscription) (subscription)MPs want to improve tone and decorum in the House, say Geoff Regan and Yasmin Ratansi. The photographs by Jake Wright. Liberal...

Helping Hand

Bandit's Shark Showdown's creators, Omar Ahmad, Kat McNally, and Promit Roy, work for the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and made the game in conjunction...

There is `scarier` Death Star in `Star Wars: The Force Awakens`

(blog) (blog)Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie will join...