August 10, 2016

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Bice: Winners and losers from primary

This time, Milwaukeeans for Self Governance went all in for Swanigan, spending as much as $400,000 on radio and TV ads, billboards, get-out-the-vote efforts and...

Rolling Back Republican Voter Suppression

But the Civil Rights Act would not have been passed into law but for congressional Republicans like Everett Dirksen, Jacob Javits, Hugh Scott, and Thomas...

Peter Foster: The carbon tax debate is about the size of government

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel did a sound job in Wednesday's Post (“Serious questions about GHG policy”) of pointing to some of the flaws in Professor...

Film Shorts

Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)Also with Alysia Reiner, James Purefoy, Sarah Megan Thomas, Craig Bierko, Margaret Colin, Tracie Thoms, Carrie Preston, James...

Emails reveal scramble to fly minister home for expected assisted dying vote

Despite their strong majority in the Commons, the Liberals did not have enough MPs in their seats to win outright; Speaker Geoff Regan ended up...

Liberals Aim To Open Floodgates To Chinese Migrants, Investment

Immigration Minister John McCallum met with officials in Beijing this week in an effort to increase the number of offices across China where nationals can...

GOP squirms as Trump tries to clean up

Wall Street JournalAs POLITICO's Michael Crowley reports, from a former Trump butler who posted that President Barack Obama “should be shot as an enemy agent”...

Yukon's Green Party feels the sting of strategic voting 1

In the Yukon, former federal Green Party candidate John Streicker took 19 per cent of the vote during the 2011 federal election, and was widely...

Oldcastle's "Conversation" speaks to superb acting

Oldcastle's "Conversation" speaks to superb actingShe lives with sister and accomplice Jean (Christine Decker), and often is joined by her lover, the married Senator Chandler...

Yukon's Green Party feels the sting of strategic voting

In the Yukon, former federal Green Party candidate John Streicker took 19 per cent of the vote during the 2011 federal election, and was widely...

Well known Saskatchewan livestock professor receives honour for war time effort

Minister of Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale says Williams will be receiving an honour from France for his war efforts. Goodale ... He also had a...

Opposition parties want tighter conflict-of-interest rules in Ontario

But opposition parties said the Bill 201 election financing reforms proposed by the government do not ban such cash-for-access fundraisers, although Wynne said last week...

Donald Trump Presidency A Very Concerning Notion For Canadians: Poll

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair labelled Trump a "fascist" in March because of the GOP nominee's pledge to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the country and...

Schneider: The race that could change Wisconsin

Admittedly, it was a juicy premise: the race pitted the "establishment" conservative against a new brand of Trumpian upstart. But, as everyone in Wisconsin expected,...

Want Canadians to buy electric cars? Offer federal cash rebates, say officials

Cash rebates and tax incentives are the best way to convince Canadians to buy electric cars as part of an overall government strategy to cut...

Feds announce cash for Experimental Lakes Area

CBC.ca - Manitoba - CBC ...CBC.caThe Trudeau government is spending $1.7 million over the next two years on environmental research at the Experimental Lakes Area,...

Controversial incumbent draws two challengers in Hernando District 1 commission race

(blog) (blog)Nicholson has pushed his education, professional expertise and history of working not just on a conservative agenda, but also as a commissioner concerned...

My Evolution: A Recovery from a Past Life as a Teenage Liberal

Up-and-coming Canadian Alliance leader Stephen Harper was the spawn of Satan, and he would turn Canada into the Deep South with extremist social conservative values.

The Latest: Trump accuses Clinton of 'pay for play' - 9&10 News

9&10 NewsThe Latest: Trump accuses Clinton of 'pay for play'9&10 NewsTrump is responding to emails released by the conservative group Judicial Watch that shed light...

Ottawa commits to putting money back into Experimental Lakes Area

KENORA, Ont. – The federal Liberal government is formally committing $1.7 million over two years to support a renowned freshwater research station that nearly fell...

He registered a company and has all but left politics. So when will ...

'There has been nothing, either no comments from him, or no indication from Mr. Harper when, or if and when, he might resign'My Evolution: A...

Over 200 People Denied for Visas for World Social Forum Including Six Parliamentarians

(blog) (blog)Alexandre Boulerice, a NDP MP, called the decision “indecent and shameful” in a statement to Le Devoir. “It's completely silly,” he said, “those...

WASHINGTON WATCH: The other election

Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) will be running the show, and there is no reason to think he's about to change his practice of the past eight...

Hillary Clinton woos Utah voters, seeks to expand electoral map

Mrs. Clinton presented herself as a champion of religious freedom in an op-ed published in the Desert News, a Utah news outlet which is owned...

Trump's long dalliance with violent rhetoric

By Katherine Clarke and Will Parker .... Rejecting calls that she drop out of the Democratic primary race in May 2008, Hillary Clinton cited the...

Donald Trump Urged To Drop Out Of The Presidential Race

In light of a terrible couple of weeks for Republican nominee Donald Trump, during which he first drew the ire of even the conservative voter...

Six SC comedians come together for the second annual 'LGBTLOL: A Night of Comedy' event

She frequented the ongoing open mic comedy series hosted by Stan Shelby at the Compass bar (upstairs at Joe Pasta) on King Street, and she...

Judy Foote Warned Funding Cuts Jeopardizing Workers' Safety In Federal Buildings

The situation outlined in briefings to Public Services Minister Judy Foote in November, shortly after the Liberals took office and Foote took up her ministerial...

Jen Gerson: Putting too tight of a cap on election spending and donations could do more harm than good

So the Alberta NDP was certainly playing to the crowd when Calgary-Shaw MLA Graham Sucha put forward a motion at committee that proposed to cap...

Ted Strickland apologizes for 'insensitive' Scalia comment

The high court has remained split along ideological lines since the conservative justice's death in February. While unclear, Strickland was likely alluding to a deadlocked...

New Homes Coming to Kashechewan First Nation

KASHECHEWAN – Kashechewan First Nation Chief Leo Friday said, “Our residents are anxious to return home after being displaced by flooding over two years ago.

Roundup: Primary election results from around Wisconsin

In Nekoosa, school counselor David Gorski, a self-professed “Berniecrat,” beat Coloma organic farmer Russ Brown for state Senate in Assembly District 72. Water quality became...

Help Us End Food Waste In Canada Now

NDP MP Ruth-Ellen Brosseau is the author of the private member's bill C-231 winding its way through parliament. She penned a blog explaining why she's...

Blizzard of bad coverage a predictable hazard for Trump

WSJ: “A conservative watchdog group on Tuesday released 296 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal server, including many exchanges that...

Larry Ellison Fast Facts - Honolulu, Hawaii News and Weather ...

Here is a look at the life of Larry Ellison, co-founder and former CEO of Oracle.and more »...

Cash rebates, tax incentives may help get Canadians into electric cars: federal officials

Cash rebates and tax incentives are the best way to convince Canadians to buy electric cars as part of an overall government strategy to cut...

Trotsky's ghost haunts Britain's Labour Party in post-Brexit vote turmoil

... now faces a leadership challenge from lawmaker Owen Smith who, like most of his colleagues in the party's contingent in parliament, says Corbyn was...

Another year the CWB will be missed

No matter what you may have heard from Conservative apologists, grain companies will not ship through a terminal which they do not own, not unless...

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Donald Trump Acts Like Words Don't Matter. They Do.

In June 2010, less than six months before the midterm elections, Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle suggested in a radio interview that if the November...

Rebates could help sell EVs, say officials

Transport Minister Marc Garneau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 8,...

Local Beat

The Conservative Society meets the third Thursday of every month. .... Mike Dickens Youth Memorial Park in Rice will host its three on three basketball...

BBC's Helen Skelton wows in Rio wearing daringly fashionable designs

Central Saint Martins graduate Edeline Lee cut her teeth at Alexander McQueen, John Galliano and Zac Posen before launching her eponymous collection in 2014. Since...

Ryan, Feingold on Nov. 8 ballot

Ken Staszak, voting in Green Bay, called Gallagher “the more conservative of the candidates” and said he “seems like he wouldn't take any crap.” No...

Just what's going on with that Martha's Vineyard water?

Exxon has asked two separate courts to quash Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's demand for the company's communications with industry and conservative groups. "While our...

Funds announced for Fortune downtown development plan

Southern Gazette - Local ...Southern GazetteThe Fortune Port Corporation will receive over $60000 in federal and provincial funding to help complete a downtown development plan.and...

What about Bob? - Yes! Weekly

Yes! WeeklyWhat about Bob?Yes! WeeklyHis (internet) research focused on “liberal and conservative brains, and how those with an enlarged amygdala tend to be more regressive...

Housefather slams Green Party BDS support

“Rather, as Irwin Cotler, who represented my riding before me, said, it is simply part of a new anti-Semitism that stigmatizes and vilifies Israel by...

Paul Ryan wins Wisconsin primary in landslide. Any lessons for Trump?

House Speaker Paul Ryan beat businessman Paul Nehlen by a 5-1 margin in the Wisconsin primary. Ryan cautioned against reading too much into the win...

The Daily 202: State polls give GOP fresh hope for holding Senate majority, but Trump headwinds might be too strong

The RNC continues to hemorrhage employees because of Trump --> “For some young staff members, the party's embrace of its nominee is a 'deal breaker,'”...