January 12, 2016

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“Religious Liberty” and the Origins of the Evangelical Persecution Complex

Last week, Roy S. Moore, chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, ruled that his state's probate judges must enforce Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage.

Alberta conservatives see Jason Kenney as best chance to unite-the-right and ...

Influential conservatives in Alberta are speculating that Jason Kenney – thought by many to be the frontrunner for the federal Tory leadership – could jump...

Women On Canadian Money Called For By NDP

Malcolmson's letter comes almost a year after NDP MPs Niki Ashton and Murray Rankin wrote a letter to Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz in...

Creekside: Tony Clement : Under New Management

Mr. [Tony] Clement acknowledges that the Conservatives are asking for information they refused to release while in office under Prime Minister Stephen Harper. But he...

Doctor-Assisted Suicide Canada: 11 MPs Named To Joint Committee On Divisive Issue

Tory MP Mark Warawa appears before the Commons house affairs committee in 2013. (Photo: Fred Chartrand/CP). Three of the senators are Conservatives and two are...

MINER AND NEWS

This is why the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is teaming up with the Ontario Association of Optometrists Eye See… Eye Learn program in supporting families...

Joint committee on doctor assisted suicide dying sets first ... - iPolitics

Kelvin Ogilvie (Conservative). Sen. Judith Seidman (Conservative). MPs: John Aldag, (Liberal Cloverdale-Langley City). Rene Arseneault (Liberal Madawaska-Restigouche). Steven Blaney (Conservative Bellechasse-Les ...

Carolyn Bennett talks with U of T News - News@UofT

News@UofTCarolyn Bennett talks with U of T NewsNews@UofTThe Ontario Liberal party approached Bennett to run in the 1995 provincial election. “I said I don't know...

Carolyn Bennett talks with U of T News - News@UofT

News@UofTCarolyn Bennett talks with U of T NewsNews@UofTThe Ontario Liberal party approached Bennett to run in the 1995 provincial election. “I said I don't know...

The View from Iowa

This view was best articulated by RealClearPolitics conservative writer Sean Trende, who argued that Republicans should be focused on white voters who are increasingly moving...

MPs, senators who comprise newly formed joint committee on assisted death

Ottawa CitizenOTTAWA — A list of the members of the joint parliamentary committee on physician-assisted dying, including 11 MPs named to the committee Tuesday: Sen.

Will Jason Kenney unite the right in Alberta?

Alberta Conservative MP Jason Kenney in conversation with a pair of Ontario legislative interns at a reception hosted by the British high commissioner on Thursday,...

An amazingly ungracious era

Another substantial cause of Trumpitis has been a deepening disconnect between richer and poorer conservatives. The constant clacking about entitlement cuts, free trade and microscopic...

Chris Christie, in State of the State Speech, Pledges He Won't Fade Away

Chris Christie of New Jersey, facing emboldened Democratic opponents at home and the first sustained attacks from his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, used...

Some looking to Kenney to unite the Alberta right | Ottawa Citizen

Influential conservatives in Alberta are speculating that Jason Kenney – thought by many to be the frontrunner for the federal Tory leadership – could instead...

Some looking to Kenney to unite the Alberta right | Ottawa Citizen

Influential conservatives in Alberta are speculating that Jason Kenney – thought by many to be the frontrunner for the federal Tory leadership – could instead...

Tony Clement Wants Liberals To Release Details On Saudi Arms Deal That Tories ...

A former Conservative cabinet minister is urging the Liberal government to share information related to a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia that the past...

Mark Eyking hopes Sydney Veterans Affairs office will reopen this year

A Cape Breton MP hopes Sydney's Veterans Affairs office will reopen this year and says the federal department is recommending it include more staff than...

Traditionalism & Apologetics: Allies or Enemies?

(blog) (blog)Still, I can imagine that there are many tradition-minded Catholics who would be at least mildly annoyed by titles like Dave Armstrong's Bible...

New York Times opinion piece asks how to be a liberal in 'Lower Alabama ...

"Roy is a good writer but I do not think he will change many minds," opined Alabama Auditor Jim Ziegler on his Facebook page. Added...

No Consultation, No Opposition Input into All-Party ... - Kellie Leitch

Erin O'Toole, Conservative Public Safety Critic, and Andrew Scheer, Conservative House Leader, today raised concerns about recent comments by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and...

Manhunt for Chester County pastor facing rape charges

West Whiteland Township police detective Scott Pezick said Calvary Fellowship Church is cooperating with the investigation, and authorities are currently determining if there are more...

North Coast Review: Nathan Cullen looks to partner with City of ...

Skeena-Bulkley Valley NDP MP Nathan Cullen is making his plans for a tour of the riding over the course of the next few weeks and...

Trudeau Liberals on Trade: Saying A Lot Without ... - Kellie Leitch

Trudeau's audience won't be fooled with statements like “we will signal the return of a more positive, open and innovative Canada to the international business...

Local teachers unions worried over Supreme Court case

On Monday, the Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed to agree with the plaintiffs, questioning a union's ability to take positions that are not political if...

Netflix Orders Latino Reboot of Classic Sitcom 'One Day at a Time'

It starred the late Bonnie Franklin as a newly-divorced mom with two teenage daughters (Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli) struggling to start a new life...

INAC minister Bennett starts Nutrition North consultations

Labrador MP Yvonne Jones, the parliamentary secretary for Indigenous and Northern Affairs, also sat in on the Norman Wells session. The INAC department plans to...

POLITICO California Playbook: 'NEVER AGAIN' in Porter Ranch -

- UC enrollment ...Politico“Supreme Court seems poised to reject mandatory union fees for teachers,'' by McClatchy News Service Michael Doyle: “In what would be a...

The Con Clown Circus and the Hypocrisy of Tony Clement

His name is Tony Clement also known as The King of Muskoka. Or the new shadow minister of Foreign Affairs. And he couldn't be funnier...

Trans-Canada bridge failure a 'wakeup call': NDP MP

The federal government needs to step in to help clear a "choke point" caused by a damaged bridge on the Trans-Canada Highway, one NDP MP...

The Daily 202: Joe Biden, with praise for Bernie Sanders, remains a 2016 wildcard

“Robert Griffin III, the one-time face of the Washington Redskins, cleaned out his locker Monday morning at Redskins Park, likely for the final time,” Liz...

Trump Says NFL Is Boring; It Has Actually Never Been More Exciting

Candice Bergen voiced the master computer of the sequel, SAL 9000. ... Last week, T.M.Q. gave several examples of how Marvin Lewis, who's never won...

Pot mailed to MP offices picked up by RCMP

All four of P.E.I.'s MPs received medical marijuana in mailings from marijuana activist earlier this month, as did Liberal MPs across the country. ... That's...

Canada's Justin Trudeau marks a return of the liberals for the nation

After years of fading into the background of Canadian politics, the Liberal Party in Canada won a surprise victory in the North American nation's October...

POLITICO Florida Playbook: SHOW TIME: Florida legislative session starts ...

The #MarcoRubio-#JebBush feud is so stupid & destructive that it infuriates me– & I should be happy, since I'm a liberal.” ... sean @SeanMcElwee: “Jeb...

Labour is betraying patients by siding with striking junior doctors

For it was David Cameron, the Conservative Prime Minister, who wrong-footed his own side as well as his opponents days after his general election victory...

Canada's Homeless Count Faces Data Gap As Big Cities Opt Out

A May 2015 briefing note from Conservative MP Candice Bergen, who was minister of state for social development at the time, says the decision by...

Year in Review 2015

Local landowner Richard Bailey called on area residents to band together to oppose the proposed construction of a new cellular tower by Rogers Communications near...

Tories press Liberal government to justify Saudi arms deal

Former Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement called on the Liberals Monday to release or pledge to make public any details of the assessment Ottawa has,...

Soroptimists bring warning about human trafficking to Saskatoon

Former MP speaks. To help raise awareness, the Soroptimists brought former Conservative MP Joy Smith to Saskatoon to give a public presentation Monday night. Smith,...

ROBERT MERRY: How mass immigration obliterates England's identity

Mr. Schwarz, currently The American Conservative's national editor, spent 13 years as national editor and literary editor at The Atlantic, and before that he was...

Malcolm Turnbull's prime ministership takes gloss off Labor in Victoria – poll

The federal Liberal leadership change to Malcolm Turnbull has damaged the Victorian Labor premier, Daniel Andrews, the latest Newspoll suggests. The Coalition's primary vote in...

Nipigon bridge engineers based in Spain

Question of the day: How the hell can you build a bridge in northern Ontario that buckles when it gets cold? A new bridge, which...

Braid: Will Jason Kenney ride in to save Alberta conservatism ...

Some feel federal Conservative MP Jason Kenney should step in. Or maybe it will be Rona Ambrose, the current interim leader of the defeated federal...

Braid: Will Jason Kenney ride in to save Alberta conservatism?

Some feel federal Conservative MP Jason Kenney should step in. Or maybe it will be Rona Ambrose, the current interim leader of the defeated federal...

Ward 7 byelection race getting crowded

Duvall ran successfully in the federal election to become the NDP representative for Hamilton Mountain after Chris Charlton stepped down. Other registered candidates include Damin...