August 15, 2016

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Trudeau Liberals to reimburse Enbridge for hot dogs over pipeline concerns

The NDP's Indigenous affairs critic, Charlie Angus, said he believes this was a mistake as Bennett and other ministers in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet...

Quoted: The What-Not-to-Do Edition Quoted: The Outta Here Edition Quoted: The For-Your-Own-Good Edition Quoted ...

—James King, a public defender in Washington, D.C., on property seizures. Keep on ... Buying time: “I do worry that this will be an excuse...

Immigration detention reforms fall short on oversight, critics say

Conservative public security critic Erin O'Toole said there was no money in the federal budget earmarked for the immigration detention reforms and he felt the...

WEEI Fantasy Football Podcast, August 12th Edition: Running Back Rankings

And. You know that's for me on the conservative side. But I think the important thing now it's even if he is 70% players he's...

Prime Minister Trudeau in Charlottetown Tuesday

He plans to meet with premier Wade MacLauchlan. Then he'll head downtown to walk the streets with MP Sean Casey, including a stop at Queen's...

Administration has made country less safe

"It's this broader conservative worldview, defined by a widespread acceptance of unsupportable ideas, that helped give rise to Trump. ... Now he wants to import...

Analysis: Making Sense of Donald Trump's Disjointed Foreign Policy Pitch

Daniel Larison, a writer at the American Conservative, has spent years criticizing the Republican Party's foreign policy for leaning too hard on military operations to...

#NeverTrump Crowd Is Not To Blame For Trump's Failing Campaign - Investor's Business Daily

Investor's Business Daily#NeverTrump Crowd Is Not To Blame For Trump's Failing CampaignInvestor's Business DailyOver the weekend, conservative commentator Deroy Murdock wrote that "Anti-Trump conservatives who...

Meadows, Mulvaney, Arpaio to attend Jeff Duncan's Faith and ...

Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina and Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, will headline Rep.'America's toughest sheriff'...

Environmentalists split over Jay Faison and his push for “conservative clean energy”

Jay Faison, Republican mega-donor and self-styled promoter of “conservative clean energy,” has provoked skepticism from some environmentalists, but other green leaders are complimentary of his...

Sanilac commissioner James Ruby dies at 67

According to a release from Dorman's office, he was a noted fiscal conservative and often attended local township, city and village meetings in his district...

Couple describes gruelling trek to get to camp (3 photos)

On a visit to the Sault in July Minister of Transport Marc Garneau, representing the new Liberal government, said the Sault to Hearst route does...

Leaked papers show DCCC criticism of Dems: Too 'pro-police'

(blog)Daniel Webster, the DCCC papers single out one candidate: Bob Poe, who the documents note could be viewed as "anti-black lives matter/pro-police" and as...

Language matters if you want LGBT politicians to succeed

By the time Gordon Brown went to the palace to dissolve parliament, £14,000 had been raised and was dished out to the frontline fight to...

No Blood for Beauty: Phil Metres and Roy Scranton on Torture, Art, and the Literature of Empire

How do we shift from one life to the life of Homo sapiens over 200,000 years on Earth, from a cheeseburger and a plastic bag...

New York TV Festival Selects Record 63 Independent Pilots For Its 12th Annual Event

Created by Greg Porper and John Schimke – Los Angeles, CA. “Door on the Left”: Five female friends are stuck in a blank .... Confronted...

Softwood lumber dispute to get summer study at trade committee

"Softwood lumber is an important part of Canada's forest sector, and the country's softwood lumber producers rely on the exports that they send to the...

GOP won't let Trump make clean getaway

The WSJ Editorial Page has issued an ultimatum for Trump to either normalize by month's end or hand the nomination over to second banana, Mike...

Is American Evangelical Christianity Sinking On The GOP Ship?

James Dobson said this: “Mr. Trump has been unwavering in his commitment to issues that are important to evangelicals such as myself. In particular, I...

The One Area in Which Canada Fails Miserably | Acumen | OZY

Canada's got great air. In fact, it ranks as one of the best spots in which to stop and take a deep breath. And lucky...

Government to rebuild immigration detention facilities in Vancouver, Laval

Montreal GazetteThe federal government will also move ahead with plans to expand the range of alternatives to locking up immigrants, with the aim of making...

A florist caught between faith and discrimination

“The point was to ruin her,” Stutzman's lawyer, Kristen Waggoner of the conservative law group Alliance Defending Freedom, says. “It was to send a message...

The Latest List Of Republicans Not Supporting Donald Trump

(blog) (blog)The list of Republicans in Congress not voting for Donald Trump continues to grow over time, with many more stating they do not...

We Spoke to Canada's Health Minister About the Bullshit Blood Ban Rules for Gay Men

As Canada has previously complained, the Liberal Party had promised to eliminate the prohibition on gay men donating blood and then—surprise!—didn't. Instead, they changed...

Study Indicates Death Penalty Costly For Nebraska

Dr. Ernie Goss, professor of economics at Creighton University, and author of studies for a conservative think-tank founded by Governor Pete Ricketts, said today he...

Liberals move to reassure Canadians on terrorism

OTTAWA -- The governing Liberals are moving further to reassure Canadians that they have a grip on combating the threat of terrorism in the wake...

There will not be early polls in UK

She believes the Conservative party won a mandate in May 2015, which she has inherited from former prime minister David Cameron. ... Former prime minister...

Jennifer Lawrence is no longer the Cool Girl — but is it bad for her ...

(blog) (blog)This Monday, August 15, Jennifer Lawrence turns 26 years old. If you look at this not-quite milestone birthday through the lens of the...

Judicial retention campaigns heat up; little disclosure of donors and spending

John Carmichael, D-Wichita. The justices up for retention — Lawton Nuss, Marla Luckert, Carol Beier, Dan Biles and Caleb Stegall — are heavily restricted in...

Liberals work to reassure Canadians following terror threat

OTTAWA – The governing Liberals are moving further to reassure Canadians that they have a grip on combating the threat of terrorism in the wake...

The GOP establishment strikes back

McCain "has let Arizona Republicans down for too long, but now we have Kelli Ward, a bold conservative leader who will fight for our values...

Road to the White House follows the Rust Belt

Clinton will be teaming up with Vice President Joe Biden at a stop in his hometown of Scranton this afternoon, where they'll deliver a joint...

Canada need not import Australia's woes with ranked ballot voting system

Conservative democratic institutions critic Scott Reid has accused Trudeau of planning to impose the same requirement in Canada, aimed at rigging elections to the Liberals'...

What to make of Bob Quinn bending his no-tolerance gun policy for Andrew Quarless

ALLEN PARK -- There is one thing I gleaned more than anything else from the Detroit Lions' surprising signing of convicted gun offender Andrew Quarless.

Notley's not the problem, 50 years of unfettered growth left an ...

(press release) (press release)Alberta Premier Rachel NotleyThere is a lot of discontent with the government's policies these days, pretty much all of them, but...

Funding cuts jeopardizing health, safety in federal buildings: Documents

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...

The Daily 202: Can Trump chairman Paul Manafort survive new Ukraine revelations?

(Liz Clarke). -- Virginia Beach native Gabby Douglas placed seventh on the uneven bars -- a disappointing finish for the 20-year-old, who became a household...

Sorry Remainers, but Theresa May means business when it comes to Brexit

When Gordon Brown became prime minister, he promised to end the spin of the Blair era – which, of course, was a piece of spin...

Goodale to announce anti-terror program aimed at curbing radicalization

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale speaks to the media in the House of Commons foyer with Government House Leader and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and...

Sunburn for 8.15.16 — Early voting begins in Florida; DWS, Tim Canova clash; Florida Chamber ups its digital game ...

(blog) (blog)After giving up the winning penalty kick to Sweden, Solo called her opponents “a bunch of cowards” for their conservative game plan. Now,...

White Christian America is dying

Washington Post - The Washington PostWashington PostRobert P. Jones is the founding CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI). His new book, “The End...

EU members unsure how to apply CETA, 2 months from signing ...

The signing ceremony for Canada's trade deal with the European Union may be planned for October in Brussels, but don't book a non-refundable ticket just...

How UK's 'Poverty' Charities Are Run by Cynical Fat-Cats

Yet when it comes to paying its own staff Oxfam would seem to be “intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich” as Peter Mandelson used...

Should Your Taxes Subsidize Big Media? | The Tyee

As pressure mounts for bailouts, time to look at how bad traditional outlets have become.and more »...

Government group cites tech as key to energy future

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative natural resources critic Candice Bergen, however, says, 'Oil and gas are at the heart of our natural resource sector,' and should not...

Bernier, Clement lead declared Conservative candidates in survey, but more would prefer someone else

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Maxime Bernier has a narrow edge over Conservative MP Tony Clement among declared candidates in the Conservative leadership race, according to...

Federal Liberals choose new executive

(subscription) (subscription)... Mary Donlevy, membership chair; Jacqueline McGarry, member-at-large; Elaine Potoski, communications chair; Gus Richardson, past president; Jack Gerow, vice-president; and Mark Grimshire, president.

The story of the Fraser River: A 'symbol of life' that can also be violent and deadly

Because of work done by the likes of Dr. Rosenau and pressure applied by the likes of Fin Donnelly, the Fraser River fishery is today...