May 11, 2016

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Right Thinking: A need to sell what works

(subscription)Conservatives are discouraged that a significant plurality of Republicans did not care that Donald Trump neither understands nor supports the fundamental principles and institutions...

'A great day for ocean science': Government to hire 135 new aquatic scientists

The announcement was made Wednesday in Ottawa by Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Minister of Science Kirsty...

How much for that tequila shot? The price is always changing

"If Disney, a very conservative, brand-conscious company," is pricing this way, he says, "then any company can do it, too." That sounds like bad news...

Overnight Finance: Puerto Rico bill delayed again; Trump to release tax returns after audit

TRUMP ASKS CNBC HOST FOR HELP ON TAX PLAN: Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has tasked two conservative economists for help in revamping his...

Albas: Liberal government acting just like Conservatives before it

Ottawa has once again been a busy week as a number of debates have been occurring while Bills progress through the House and in some...

Maybe the real Facebook suppression is of shoddy news, not conservative news

Among the deep-sixed or suppressed topics on the list: former IRS official Lois Lerner, who was accused by Republicans of inappropriately scrutinizing conservative groups; Wisconsin...

Supervisor Race Pits Christensen Against Williams

... roads, parks, and facilities maintenance backlog, as motivating her decision. Democrats suggest über-conservative ​— ​and maintenance crusader — 4th District Supervisor Peter Adam encouraged...

Transport minister aims to get on track with Via Rail's upgrade proposal

OTTAWA – Transport Minister Marc Garneau's assessment of Via Rail isn't nearly as dire as the Crown corporation warns about in its new five-year plan,...

Democrats zero in on GOP incumbent

Incumbent Republican Mike Morrell of Rancho Cucamonga is seeking a full term after winning a special election in March 2014 to serve the unexpired term...

Will Canada give Iran a free pass?

Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement and Conservative Senator Linda Frum hosted the program in hopes of bringing greater awareness to the problematic elements of...

South Carolina GOP conservatives prepare to meet with Trump in coming weeks

(press release) (press release)Mark Sanford, Mick Mulvaney and Jeff Duncan didn't endorse Donald Trump in the height of primary season, and none are particularly...

Judgment Day looms for that season of secrets in Cobb and Paulding counties

(blog) (blog)From the moment the Paulding secret was out, Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson declared that he and his would oppose the Paulding...

This image guru likes classic, relaxed styles

The Corporate Look – Tahari skirt suit in charcoal with light gray pinstripes, zippered jacket pockets, and pencil skirt; Jones New York black knit tank...

Ag minister's chief of staff back in Conservatives' crosshairs

(subscription)The office of the conflict of interest and ethics commissioner says a conflict of interest screen imposed on Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's chief of...

Ag minister's chief of staff back in Conservatives' crosshairs

(subscription) (subscription)The office of the conflict of interest and ethics commissioner says a conflict of interest screen imposed on Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's chief...

CTV/CFRA Exclusive: Draft environmental assessment report on Experimental Farm land proposed for Civic Hospital

In 2014, then Conservative MP John Baird announced the move was a done-deal saying the government would lease the hospital the land for one-dollar. The...

The Liberals have vowed to change how we vote: Here are the main alternatives

... of seats it obtains in the legislature closely mirrors its share of the vote," says the Law Commission of Canada, which recommended Canada switch...

Trudeau Thanks Rona Ambrose For Leadership During Fort McMurray Crisis

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government applaud interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in...

QP Wednesday: Fort McMurray fire and electoral reform

(subscription) (subscription)Given that the Liberals announced the establishment of the long-awaited all-party committee on electoral reform just hours before question period, it's no surprise...

Candidate forum in Greer Thursday

They are Lisa Scott, mayor of the Spartanburg County Town of Duncan; David McCraw, a Boiling Springs native who owns Palmetto Restaurant & Alehouse on...

'Pressure' on Clinton inquiry

3) STICKER SHOCK: DONALD TRUMP had tasked a pair of conservative economists, Larry Kudlow and Steve Moore, with revising his tax plan. http://goo.gl/jUziOL And, they...

Families in remote rural homes could be stuck with broadband that might not work if it starts to rain outside

This means that an estimated one million families living in the final five per cent of the UK will have to apply for the fast...

The Boats, The Plans & The Families

After six months in the Caribbean living aboard his 43-foot cruising catamaran, Fabuloso, with his wife and two young sons, Mike Zani was more than...

Tennessee Titans' smashmouth approach could pay off

Considering his success with a heavy workload at Alabama (25-plus carries per game last season), Henry should quickly emerge as the Titans' "hammer" in "12,"...

Yes, Donald Trump offends some conservatives. Here's my advice for them

That's a term often used by the New York Times and other elitist liberal organs to describe somebody low and common, referencing George Wallace or...

'Bye, dear?' Rousseff impeachment raises questions about sexism in Brazil

Some fear that recent initiatives – like restricting already narrow permissions for legal abortions – pushed by the same conservative politicians angling for Rousseff's impeachment...

Canadian men's rugby sevens team gearing up for last-ditch Olympic qualifier

Before that, the team was 14th in Hong Kong. In London, Middleton hopes to field as close to his Olympic qualifying squad as he can...

Mauril Bélanger's bid to revise O Canada to get 2nd hour of debate May 30

Mauril Bélanger's bill to change the lyrics of Canada's national anthem has been given a second chance at speedy passage this spring. Liberal caucus colleague...

Mundell tells SNP MPs to "stop obsessing" about a second independence referendum and ditch the idea

Mundell tells SNP MPs to "stop obsessing" about a second independence referendum and ditch the ideaAfter the Nationalist MP Patricia Gibson, who represents North Ayrshire...

MPs Call For End to Atrocities in China As Trudeau Meets Senior Chinese Official

Conservative MP Peter Kent speaks at a rally on Parliament Hill on May 10, 2016, to celebrate Falun Dafa Day. This year marks 24 years...

PUBLIC LANDS: The Bundy witness BLM won't talk about - Environment & Energy Publishing

PUBLIC LANDS: The Bundy witness BLM won't talk aboutEnvironment & Energy PublishingIn 2008, Love arrested and helped prosecute environmental activist Tim DeChristopher for disrupting a...

Rankings: Story on verge of top-100 fantasy status

Name aside, he's not even a starter-worthy backstop in an standard league, but to address the second part of Daniel's question, replacements don't look...

Behind the scenes photos of former Prime Minister Paul Martin's time in office

Prime Minister Paul Martin meets with Finance Minister Ralph Goodale prior to delivering the budget on February 23, 2005 in Ottawa. Prime Minister Paul Martin...

Zombie ideas on pension reform rise again

(blog) (blog)When the late Conservative finance minister Jim Flaherty made the CPP expansion a political priority, Canada's financial services industry and its advocates resisted.

Visiting Mr. Wingert on Visiting Mr. Green

There are conservative and liberal groups in each. And where does religious doctrine end and tradition begin? Rabbi Wing was a great resource as we...

Michelle Rempel Pokes Fun At Liberal Press Conference On Electoral Reform

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel wasn't impressed as her Liberal colleagues unveiled plans Wednesday to create an all-party committee on electoral reform. She even dubbed the...

As Sanders wanes, his supporters seek new political missions

By Alice Yin Globe Correspondent May 11, 2016. WASHINGTON — A ... “Politics as usual has not worked, and it hasn't worked for a long...

Trudeau's got political capital to burn — and to start taking risks

(subscription) (subscription)Still, serious people keep saying that this government would be in a better position to meet its promises if it put the GST...

The Great Bites of America... And Whether It's Wise to be Liberal or Conservative About Them!

A great hamburger, to me, is, above all, a great beefburger; it should taste like warm, juicy, sweet, buttery beef. The grind has to be...

If Ottawa wants more women in politics, there's an easy solution

(blog) (blog)One of these is Kennedy Stewart (NDP Burnaby South) who has introduced a private member's bill into the House of Commons called the...

Cannings tables first pieces of private members legislation

Motions M-50 and M-51 were introduced in previous Parliaments by Cannings' predecessor Alex Atamanenko. “I am happy to introduce both of ... have been genetically...

Ashley Csanady on Patrick Brown: The man who wants to dethrone the Liberals

Aided but not made. Understanding that difference is what will make or break Patrick Brown, the former federal member of Parliament from Barrie, Ont., who...

Lobbying field day on Indian gaming bill continues

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, which advocates for the U.S. International Affairs Budget, added former Senators Jon Kyl, Jon Huntsman, and Joe Lieberman to its...

The Song Isn't Over—Not for the Who, Not Quite Yet

Playing speed-addled versions of Motown and Stax tunes for frustrated youths, the group attracted two would-be managers: Kit Lambert, the homosexual son of a famous...

How much for that tequila shot? The price is always changing

In this Thursday, May 5, 2016, photo, Frank Miller, a partner in a series of eight bars in San Diego, shows off some of the...

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: May 11, 2016

The progressive and conservative communities came together to advocate for the legislation after seeing that BDS is not a pro-peace movement. The Iowa State Legislature...

Gov. Edwards calls budget shifts to fund TOPS 'irresponsible'

Henry, a Metairie Republican and fiscal conservative, rebutted Edwards' position that the state needs more revenue by overhauling the approach taken on HB 1, which...

Chaos in Cardiff sees Carwyn Jones fail to win re-election as First Minister

After much speculation on alternative candidates, the PO election turned into a straight fight between long-time Plaid Cymru members Elin Jones and Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas,...

PM urged to hold Canadian mining companies to account for abuses

The letter praised Liberal MP John McKay's Bill C-300 which called for a legislation to hold Canadian mining companies accountable for environmental and human rights...

Foxx visits Banner Elk Kiwanians

“That is simply not the truth. Now I will tell you that Republicans are the most conservative they have probably ever been, and Democrats are...