November 23, 2015

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:inline-block;width:970px;height:90px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-5132695833487250" data-ad-slot="4212883907"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script>

Cornell art exhibit bashes the GOP, prof blames Tea Party for student complaints

Artwork displayed as part of the annual Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations Labor Roundtable featured several strongly anti-Republican exhibits by “two of the...

Judy Foote says new fisheries minister will be 'best friend' to NL

"I'm looking forward to an opportunity to work with a Liberal government in Newfoundland and Labrador." Foote has been a member of the House of...

The Gargoyle – Citing mystery health issue, Bélanger says he may withdraw ...

If he doesn't find the cause by December 2, the night before MPs vote for a new Speaker, he says he will withdraw his candidacy.

Premiers hope Canada can shed international image as environmental pariah

Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair welcomed the Trudeau government's new tone on climate change, but warned that words have to be backed by real action.

Outgoing Speaker Andrew Scheer offers advice, suggestions for ...

Outgoing House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer says MPs should explore having allocated days for the prime minister and cabinet in question period to improve...

Scott Macnab: Civil war brewing within the SNP

The SNP has now firmly replaced the Liberal Democrats as the third party in UK politics. It's spokespeople now ... Civil servants at St Andrews...

Affordable Housing Growing in Importance in Hamilton

The most recent attempt I could find was introduced by the NDP Member for Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot, Marie-Claude Morin, and rejected in 2013. Essentially, the bill calls...

Outgoing Speaker Andrew Scheer offers advice, suggestions for improving debate

3 by preferential ballot. Ottawa Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger and Grit colleagues Geoff Regan, Denis Paradis and Yasmin Ratansi are all interested in the prestigious...

After pastor weds same-sex couple, Baptists vote to sever ties with Greenville ...

“Affiliation is a two-way commitment,” the convention's interim executive director, Richard Harris, told The News in a prepared statement. “Local churches can ... Augusta Heights...

Durham MP Erin O'Toole named public safety critic

CLARINGTON -- Durham Member of Parliament Erin O'Toole was announced as the Critic for Public Safety in the Official Opposition shadow cabinet on Friday, Nov.

Mauril Bélanger's 'mystery' voice condition could force Ottawa MP out of ...

Mauril Bélanger, the member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, says he has not given media interviews or spoken on the phone with colleagues in recent months...

'The Big Short' Trailer: “You Think This Is A Game?”

That key line opens the new trailer for The Big Short, the late addition to the awards-season fray from director Adam McKay. Seconds later, the...

The GOP's Plan to Thwart the Paris Climate Conference

By Ben Adler ... The votes were nearly party-line, with three just Republicans (Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Susan Collins of Maine, and Mark Kirk...

"Add to Home Screen"

"Add to Home Screen"... News: Whore TV at its finest. Pretends to be conservative but is leftist at heart. ... VT Patriot. Not getting along...

Mulcair: Lone Syrian Men Shouldn't Be Excluded From Refugee Plans

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is urging the new Liberal government not to let fear result in the exclusion of unaccompanied men from federal plans to...

Why did David Vitter's prostitute problem kill him in 2015 and not in 2010?

Added Curt Anderson, a Republican consultant who advises outgoing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal: "In Louisiana, they take the governor's race seriously. They feel like they...

CSSA Welcomes Former Member of Parliament Garry Breitkreuz to ...

CSSA Welcomes Former Member of Parliament Garry Breitkreuz to its Board of Directors. Posted on November 23, 2015 by Justin Stakes. Conservative MP Garry Breitkreuz.

Liberal tide not floating Earle McCurdy's boat

But, with many polls suggesting Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal Party is on the cusp of a massive sweep at the end of this month, one...

MONDAY FROGLEG BULLETPOINTS -- 11/23/15

Lincoln Riley puts the blame for OU's offensive woes squarely on his own shoulders, saying that his playcalling got way too conservative, and that's not...

Small Businesses Are a Big Part of Detroit's Recovery

Part of Detroit's recovery from Chapter Nine depends on growing its revenues and available jobs, and small businesses are part of that. Most of Detroit's...

The Search for Potential Terrorists in Brussels

In the days after, French police carried out dozens of operations in search of additional suspects. The alleged organizer of the attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 27,...

MP Kelly Block appointed Critic of Transport in shadow cabinet ...

As new Critic of Transport for the Conservative opposition government, Member of Parliament, Kelly Block, will be sworn in this week. Sessions begin the following...

Why House Conservatives Didn't Object When Ryan Blocked Amendments to Refugee Bill

Jeff Duncan, R-S.C. said he was “disappointed” Babin's amendment didn't get a vote but pleased the House “passed a monumental piece of legislation.” A board...

Herb Metcalfe, former Liberal strategist, pleads guilty to tax evasion

Longtime Liberal organizer Herb Metcalfe was sentenced to house arrest and fined nearly $400,000 fine for evading taxes as an Ottawa lobbyist after pleading guilty...

Embrace the ?70s, Hillary!

Hillary Clinton's bio should emphasize that the LSC began under Richard Nixon. During recent 40th anniversary festivities, the conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia saluted...

Conservatives name BC MPs to shadow cabinet

Five Conservative MPs from the Lower Mainland have been named as critics in the Official Opposition's shadow cabinet. Veteran Abbotsford MP Ed Fast, the former...

Dave, Bev have new duties | Chatham Voice

Local MPs Dave Van Kesteren and Bev Shipley have received posts in the federal Conservative shadow cabinet. Van Kesteren, of Chatham-Kent.

Tory Sex Scandal Latest: Activist Claims 'No Memory' Of Night With MP After ...

Telegraph.co.ukA young Conservative Party activist claims she woke up naked next to an MP with no memory of what had happened the previous night in...

Spirited hockey at the Polar Centre

The opening ceremony was held on November 13, with opening speeches from Scott Coish, Parks and Recreation director, and St. Anthony Mayor Ernest Simms. Recently...

New roles for Finley on Parliament Hill

Haldimand-Norfolk MP Diane Finley will be taking on a new role on Parliament Hill. Finley was last week named the Conservative Party's caucus liaison and...

Religion and Race Emerge as Powerful Determinants Within Both Parties

In 1944, polls showed that White Christians accounted for more than eight-in-10 American adults, notes John C. Green, an expert on religion and politics and...

Religion and Race Emerge as Powerful Determinants Within Both Parties

In 1944, polls showed that White Christians accounted for more than eight-in-10 American adults, notes John C. Green, an expert on religion and politics and...

The rise and fall of Stephen Harper: Susan Lunn and the Federal Election, 2015

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper pauses while addressing supporters at an election night gathering in Calgary on Monday, after a stunning Liberal majority government win that...

Greens, NDP looking forward to Mount Pleasant byelection

Premier Christy Clark has until early January to call the byelection, necessitated by the resignation of longtime NDP MLA Jenny Kwan. Kwan ran successfully for...

Film review: 'Chi-Raq'

Rattling off enough social-justice talking points to irritate conservative commentators at least through the holidays, Lee's movie has already drawn the ire of Chicago mayor...

Canadian PM appoints ex-potato farmer as ag minister

Manitoba Co-operatorLawrence MacAulay has been appointed Canada's new Liberal government minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and will be Prince Edward Island's representative in the federal...

Going Beyond Jack of All Trades

For the first time, for example, they have a chance to specialize in and master specific categories of spending, in addition to being jack-of-all-trade buyers.

Rush put on spot about candidates in 'Fox News Sunday' rare appearance

chris-wallace-rush-limbaugh In a rare appearance on “Fox News Sunday,” conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was put in the hot seat by host Chris Wallace,...

Rightbloggers: You Don't Have to Live Like a Refugee — But If You Do, Get Lost

In a piece called "From Missouri to Paris," the Wall Street Journal's Daniel Henninger wrote that the Paris attacks “represent the inability of primary social...

Affordable Housing Growing in Importance in Hamilton

The most recent attempt I could find was introduced by the NDP Member for Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot, Marie-Claude Morin, and rejected in 2013. Essentially, the bill calls...

Morning Digest: Democrats win and David Vitter loses in Louisiana

But the charge never seemed to stick, possibly because Edwards lacked any connection to DC politics and is also quite conservative himself. An increasingly desperate...

Lana Del Rey, Conservative Icon

Nevertheless, there is a conservative sensibility to Del Rey's persona, presentation, and many recurring motifs in her lyrical content, if we see conservatism less as...

The Daily 202: Why Vitter's last-minute Syrian refugee gambit failed

Rob Maness, who ran as a tea partier last year. The two ..... But the fast-growing area 50 miles south of Washington retains a conservative...

Alberta's climate-change plan: Breaking down the numbers

Sunday afternoon offered up another surreal moment in Alberta's history, as oil executives stood side by side with environmentalists, First Nations, academics and NDP politicians,...

Republicans are trying to undermine Obama ahead of Paris climate talks

Republicans are trying to subvert their own government's foreign policy on climate change. Next week, President Obama will fly to Paris for the U.N. Climate...

Sending ground forces to Syria is 'what Islamic State wants', Greg Hunt says

Treasurer Scott Morrison also ruled out acting alone. "The former defence minister and my colleague Kevin Andrews would be very well aware that in these...

Craig Scott: Liberal win offers us a real shot at real reform of our electoral ...

In a three-part series, former NDP democratic reform critic Craig Scott proposes how and why Canada's democracy can be strengthened. We live in a moment...

UN conference is opportunity to renew climate change partnership with Canada

(blog) (blog)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remarked that the U.S.-Canada relationship "is much bigger than any one project," and new Liberal Government House Leader Dominic...

Jen Gerson: In praise of paper candidates

Quebec's own Ruth Ellen Brousseau, the assistant bar manager who vacationing in Las Vegas as she was elected MP in 2011, was the first to...

Wise Men Say: The right tweaks by Sam and Sunderland could be on to something ...

I'd be surprised to see Jermain Defoe handed a return away to such a solid Crystal Palace side, but he'd offer Steven Fletcher the necessary...