August 9, 2016

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John McClaughry: 'The Intimidation Game'

The Adams-Jefferson contest of 1800 was notably ugly, when the Federalists and their media constantly attacked Jefferson for being a pro-French revolutionary, a religious heretic,...

Andrew Scheer testing the leadership waters

"It really will take a lot of pieces coming together, it will take a lot of good support on my family side, I will need...

How American Girl's Puberty Books Shaped a Whole Generation of Tweens

(blog) (blog)And it's promising to see that the series is taking baby steps toward loosening up its famously conservative brand. After all, for this...

New political group backs legislative candidates who favor broad deficit-reduction plan

Donors to Together for Alaska are six different unions, which have contributed a collective $41,000; oil and gas attorney Robin Brena, who's donated $35,000; and...

MP implores Defence minister to listen

Our previous Conservative government worked hard to reverse the 'decade of darkness' the Chretien Government inflicted on our military. In fact, in our last year...

'Exciting time' to be part of political process, Defenders told

Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) and District 24 State Senate candidate John Crane (R-Brownsburg) addressed the national political climate in speaking to members of the Greencastle Defenders...

'The Get Down' Gets Fictional Music TV Right

... both Luhrmann and hip-hop itself. “Over-the-top” would be a conservative description of the director's approach (also kindly labeled “operatic”). ... The series' central graffiti...

Politics|Donald Trump Suggests 'Second Amendment People' Could Act Against Hillary Clinton

On Twitter, the conservative writer John Podhoretz, in a series of posts, wrote that Mr. Trump had implied that all Second Amendment supporters were “potential...

Tuned In: Netflix drama 'Get Down' confounds

Set in 1977 in the gritty South Bronx, Mr. Luhrmann's take on the era includes echoes of Blaxploitation films, martial arts movies and even superhero...

New course to teach animal rights law; a sign of the changing times?

Manitoba Conservative MP Robert Sopuck, who has seen over half a dozen iterations of animal rights legislation introduced and rejected, has referred to Bill C-246...

Peter Kent: Liberals Wasted Money On Conference Promoting 'Hate Speech And Intolerance'

Conservatives are demanding to know why Canadian tax dollars were used to sponsor a forum they say is "being used to promote anti-Semitism." Tory foreign...

Federal government acts on 2012 report examining decline of BC salmon returns

TheTyee.caFederal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc delivered Tuesday the first official progress report on the 2012 Cohen Commission recommendations for protecting salmon in B.C., an effort...

Michelle Rempel: Serious questions about GHG policy

In his column last week, Stephen Gordon spent much time attacking the Conservatives, but did little to further the conversation on carbon taxes and greenhouse...

Entertainment: Drag Race, Jared Leto, Melissa Etheridge, Where the Bears Are

A new website, I'm With Cher, created by artist Anna Niess, immortalizes the singer/actress and outspoken liberal's most anti-Donald Trump burns as posters, pins and...

New course to teach animal rights law

Manitoba Conservative MP Robert Sopuck, who has seen over half a dozen iterations of animal rights legislation introduced and rejected, has referred to Bill C-246...

The Conservative leadership race: who's in, who's out, who's waffling

Steven Blaney. The Quebec MP was one of just five the Tories managed to elect in the province in the 2011 election and he helped...

Jason Kenney tweet of toy-gun armed Palestinian children sparks backlash

Jason Kenney, who is campaigning to lead the Progressive Conservative Party and then unite the right in Alberta, tweeted a photo of what appears to...

Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown in Durham for town hall meeting Aug. 29

DURHAM -- Patrick Brown, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, is dropping by Durham for a town hall meeting on Monday, Aug. 29.

Environmental Coalition and MPs consulting public on climate change

Guy Gallant, second left, was unopposed for the Liberal nomination in Egmont on Wednesday night. He was joined by ... The first one was hosted...

Brownback says election not repudiation of policies

He does not realize what happened last Tuesday was a repudiation not only of his policies but also his Republican conservative friends in the Legislature...

OBAMA, CURRY golf buddies -- 'RECALL GAVIN' website -

Politico- GRID PLAN on holdPoliticoJerry Brown's plan for a regional electricity grid is being put on hold this year, and lawmakers are no longer expected...

Sunburn for 8.09.16 - Lilly King throws shade at the Russians, while Hillary Clinton throws shade at Donald Trump's ...

(blog) (blog)The LIBRE Initiative and its executive director, Daniel Garza, remain active in Hispanic communities nationwide, spending millions of dollars in the past year...

Education Accomplishments, Aug. 10

The college serves about 6,000 students annually in liberal arts and career education programs. .... Casper — Kaytie Mallorey Anderson, Shea M. Bartsch, Tanner Bekke,...

Mandryk: Political hypocrisy over impaired driving

Don McMorris may be a good man and father, who is justifiably proud of his political accomplishments and those of his snowboarding sons Craig and...

Green Party of Canada takes historic step of supporting BDS campaign against Israel

... NDP MPs who had previously been outspoken advocates of Palestinian rights have been quieter in recent years under Mulcair's leadership. The outgoing NDP chief...

POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

ARTICLE OF THE DAY -- STEVEN BRILL on the cover of September's Atlantic, “Since 9/11, the United States has spent $1 trillion to protect the...

Dark clouds of stagnation threaten sunny ways

The Globe and MailCanada lost 31,200 jobs in July, sending the unemployment rate up to 6.9 per cent. Job creation so far this year is...

The players involved in Ontario's third-party campaign advertising

The group did not disclose any donors in its Elections Ontario filings, but its website shows supportive messages from local movers and shakers, including former...

Nova Scotia environment minister hopes Harper-era emissions deal ...

Nova Scotia says a side deal it signed with the Harper government four years ago, mandating pollution reduction targets, should satisfy any federal plan for ...and...

Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo leaving caucus over 'addiction issues'

In November, a month after Tootoo defeated former Conservative cabinet minister Leona Aglukkaq to claim the federal riding of Nunavut, he said in an interview...

Labor's Greenbashing Is A Pox On Both Houses

Labor's numbers men seem to have bought the Liberal story from Michael Kroger in Victoria that the Liberals might do a lower house preferences deal...

Two US Crews on to Olympic Finals

row2k.com - Five Others Advancerow2k.comand Anders Weiss (Barrington, R.I.) advanced by finishing third in the repechage with a time of 6:36.06. ... It was probably...