May 21, 2016

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At Republican convention in Duluth, GOP is Trump's party

We cannot surrender our conservative soul.” Rich Siegert, another Bemidji activist, raised a historical parallel: the 1912 Republican Party fracture that saw former President Theodore...

No bang for taxpayers' buck with pot charges

... a day, which are primarily possession charges or plea-bargain arrangements, are served in provincial jails, and are therefore not reflected in federal numbers collected...

Magdalen Islands mayor renews 25-year effort to extend airport runway

Mayor Jonathan Lapierre and a delegation of Magdalen Islanders will soon visit Ottawa in an effort to convince federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau to move...

Dani Garavelli: Easy swing at Muirfield doesn't make the cut

Last month, the Scottish Conservative leader pledged to boycott the Open at Troon as long as the ban on women members remained in place and...

'Which part of the parish prevails': Baton Rouge mayor's race shaping up into three-candidate battle

Sharon Weston Broome, a Democrat from north Baton Rouge; Republican parish Metro Councilman John Delgado; and state Sen. Bodi White ... Mann expected that Broome's...

Community Calendar May 22

First Monday — Arkansas Conservative Forum meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at China Town Restaurant on Skyline Drive. For more information, call Bob...

Currie: Trudeau's honeymoon is over

Trudeau would be well advised to make better use of some of his veteran players, particularly Ralph Goodale, his only soldier in Saskatchewan. There never...

St. John's University's Staten Island campus graduates 200

Bruno F. Lambraia, Thomas P. Longo, Jason S. Moreau, Karmela K. Alperez, Christina De Simone, Daniel Guidice, Lynda Hashbarger, Daniel Abraham, Vincent M. Affatigato, Tatyana...

Peaceful protest planned after TV station calls refugees a health risk - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNewsPeaceful protest planned after TV station calls refugees a health riskRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNewsThe “investigation,” which aired on May 16, cited the group “Judicial...

Utah lawmaker wants opt-in requirement for porn

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker who succeeded in having pornography declared a public health crisis intends to continue his crusade through a...

Angry at party brass, grassroots Conservatives ready for change

Soudas would end up getting dismissed for interfering in a nomination contest with this then-girlfriend and MP Eve Adams. Adams, too, would get disqualified by...

Liberals to run victory lap in the 'Peg

"There's an excitement, not just as we went from third place to first over the last year or two, the real excitement is about what...

Georgia voters to decide congressional, local primaries

FILE - In this March 1, 2016 file photo, Joanna Walters puts on a "I'm a Georgia Voter" sticker on her American flag shirt as...

Labour to give local councils 'rent regulation' powers to secure fairness says John McDonnell

Taking aim at the Conservative government, McDonnell said: "Labour would make it a mission to ensure that families and young people on ordinary incomes aren't...

An oral history of Elbowgate

Alexandre Boulerice (NDP, Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie): “He looked very, very angry and he pushed some people, grabbed the arm of the whip and pulled him saying...

As Wildrose and Tories contemplate next steps, a political vet says they're going the wrong way

He noted the federal split of conservatives was only healed through the actions of party leaders Stephen Harper and Peter MacKay. Jean last fall called...

Rona Ambrose is the leader the Conservatives need. Can they get her?

(subscription) (subscription)Many will be asking themselves whether the leader they need is the one they've already got — Rona Ambrose. If this wasn't on...

Rona Ambrose is the leader the Conservatives need. Can they get her?

(subscription) (subscription)Many will be asking themselves whether the leader they need is the one they've already got — Rona Ambrose. If this wasn't on...

Saturday's Dump & Chase: Steven Who?

(blog) (blog)Never would I have thought the Tampa Bay Lightning would be tied 2-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals with...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau target of #elbowgate backlash on Twitter

(subscription) (subscription)The aftermath of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's elbow incident is evidently continuing in the online trolling of NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau. Despite...

Elbows Up in the House of Commons

Trudeau would be well advised to make better use of some of his veteran players, particularly Ralph Goodale, his only soldier in Saskatchewan. There never...

'Unique and productive'

Rob Standridge (R-District 15) were out of town and unable to attend. “This was a unique and productive opportunity to bring ... The solutions required...

Sunny ways this was not. Why did tensions escalate in the House of Commons?

NDP House Leader Peter Julian agrees, calling the Liberals' controversial motion to stifle debate in the Commons "the most Draconian we've ever seen in parliamentary...

Supreme Court applicants: Walker appointees, a conservative judge, two moderates and a Dem

Scott McCallum in 2002, who was unseated by Democrat Jim Doyle, and $100 Doyle in 1993, when Doyle was attorney general. ... Koschnick is a...

Plymouth news briefs

All local "boots-on-the-ground" Vietnam veterans who are either from Plymouth, now live in Plymouth or are affiliated with a Plymouth-based veterans group should submit their...

Faith groups' support for fire victims overlooked

After the last election, I asked Liberal MP John McKay, an evangelical Christian, about his hopes for how the new government might view its relations...

Indy 500: Will Power tops the speed charts on Fast Friday

The young American, who drives for Ed Carpenter Racing, has started in the top nine each of the past two years at Indy. Yet the...

Women pastors lead all three UCC congregations in the Gorge

Anna Carmichael is rector at St. Mark's Episcopal, Rev. Judy Zimmerman leads the Mid-Columbia ... #“My parents started going to a UCC church when I...

The Formal Apology Acknowledges That South Asians Were Not Unequal, Says Former MP Grewal, Who First Raised ...

SURREY – On Wednesday, former Conservative Member of Parliament Gurmant Grewal put out a press release, saying he felt a sigh of accomplishing a mission...

Silva's Post-Draft Top 150

With the Rotoworld Football team currently in the throes of pre-season magazine writing, Pat Daugherty, Nick Mensio, Ray Summerlin, Rich Hribar, and I will soon...

PM Justin Trudeau Rights An Historic Wrong In Apologizing For The Komagata Maru Racism

Voiceonline.comThe federal NDP has long advocated that a respectful apology needs to be made in the House of Commons for this dark chapter of our...

Who is the conservative heretic?

(subscription)Like Britain, after free-trade was adopted in the mid-19th century, when scribblers like David Ricardo, James Mill and John Stuart Mill, and evangelists like...

Reforming our electoral system

Maryam Monsef announced a select committee composed of six Liberals, three Conservatives and one NDPer to study various voting systems to replace our current first-past-the-post...

Pekin v. Faulder — Mr. Nice Guys

When I first took the assignment, I felt that while I was leaning toward Faulder — I do not as a rule contradict the editorial...

Sir, it's not Lloyd-Minister

Conservative MP Dan Albas is taking some good natured ribbing from colleagues after a gaffe Friday in the House of Commons. Albas, the MP for...

Stocks Are Stuck in the Twilight Zone - Barron's

Barron'sStocks Are Stuck in the Twilight ZoneBarron'sThat was the priceless pun offered by William Safire, the New York Times' language maven and the house conservative...

Open letter from candidate Richard Harris alleges 'whisper campaign'

Sheriff Royal stated that “Richard Harris is a huge grower. This is his big grow." After Mr. Strawser and Supervisor Beason told the sheriff they...

Joyce puts out spot fires in Victoria

Mr Joyce was in Murray to campaign alongside Nationals candidate Damien Drum, a former Fremantle Dockers coach and Victorian state MP. The retirement of Liberal...

Joyce puts out spot fires in Victoria

Mr Joyce was in Murray to campaign alongside Nationals candidate Damien Drum, a former Fremantle Dockers coach and Victorian state MP. The retirement of Liberal...

Trudeau's admiration for 'basic dictatorship' shines through in euthanasia battle

Kamloops This WeekOTTAWA, May 20, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — By now it is established that on Wednesday night, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau strode across the...

Vess caps ACR career with 9th, 10th, 11th state titles

“This is the first time she's won three individual races in one day,” Reynolds coach David Honea said. ... Asheville High senior Noah Shore came...

Rafting dispute raging again in Golden, as CP cuts off access

“This is a Liberal government and I'm an NDP MLA. I've been ... There was an online petition with more than 5,000 signatures, a Facebook...

As Canada faces heat over Saudi deal, Sweden looks to restrict arms exports

(subscription) (subscription)In April, the Trudeau Liberals used their Commons majority on the House foreign affairs committee to reject an NDP proposal, backed by the...

Scorecard tackles the trouble at the Democrats' Nevada primary

Mike Walker: “5. Based on Democrats' responses to violent outbursts in places such as Ferguson and Baltimore, rioting appears to be an acceptable form of...

Property dispute could lead to closure of Cypress Heights Academy in Baton Rouge

The school is independent, but it has maintained close ties through the years with the conservative Catholic religious order, Legionairies of Christ, and its accompanying...

Rolly: One conservative's hero is another's villain

But one organization, the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, stresses issues that best support business, which is that organization's goal, while the other, Utah GrassRoots.org,...