June 19, 2016

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Liberals elbow their way to Senate C-14 approval

Pushing C-14 through the Senate by June 6 became a near-impossibility. And that was assuming the Senate agreed to pass the law at all. Riled...

The House and Senate made C-14 a better bill

iNews880.comManitoba Senator Janis Johnson, a Conservative with 26 years in the upper house, summed up the mood. "I think senators have to keep in mind...

School leasing bill for poor districts prompts warnings from NC treasurer - News & Observer

News & ObserverSchool leasing bill for poor districts prompts warnings from NC treasurerNews & ObserverSenate Bill 554 would allow school districts looking to vacate old...

AAUP Rebukes Universities for Their Boards' Actions

(subscription) (subscription)In a statement issued on Saturday, he said the Senate "is disappointed that the AAUP has chosen to sanction the University of Iowa...

Big Men on Campus: The Koch Brothers' University Donations Are a Veiled Political Weapon

Koch-backed conservatives are U.S. senators, governors, and state legislators, who, along with sympathetic public utility commissioners and other officials, enact a Koch agenda that slashes...

NRA Top Lobbyist: People at Orlando Night Club Should Not Have Been Armed

The Senate is set to take up four gun control measures Monday, after Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) staged a near 15-hour filibuster on the Senate...

Assisted Dying: Euthanasia Legal Now In Canada, California, And Some Other US States — UK Next?

As reported by the CBC, the Canadian Senate sought to attach amendments that would have loosened that limitation to include those cases of degenerative disease.

Haggerty's Final 2016 NHL Mock Draft

While the Oilers already have a bevy of talented forwards, drafting the 6-foot-1, 200-pound Tkachuk would give Edmonton the kind of physically dominant power forward...

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(subscription) (subscription)The course will be taught by Jeremy Adelman, Elizabeth Anderson, Jennifer Burns, Robert Greene II, Hans Hansell, Steven F. Hayward, Marc Hetherington, Philip...

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(subscription) (subscription)The course will be taught by Jeremy Adelman, Elizabeth Anderson, Jennifer Burns, Robert Greene II, Hans Hansell, Steven F. Hayward, Marc Hetherington, Philip...

Could a health hub rejuvenate ailing Woden?

ACT Labor senate candidate David Smith and ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr at a breakfast forum in Woden on Friday. Photo: Andrew Taylor. "As we...

Big men on campus: The Koch brothers' university donations are a veiled political weapon

Koch-backed conservatives are U.S. senators, governors, and state legislators, who, along with sympathetic public utility commissioners and other officials, enact a Koch agenda that slashes...

Happy Father's Day!

In 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was approved by the U.S. Senate, 73-27, after surviving a lengthy filibuster. In 1966 ... In 1999,...

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AP Photo/Dennis Cook. Russian President Boris Yeltsin, center, poses with President George Bush, first lady Barbara Bush and their dogs Ranger and Millie at the...

Locals more accepting of marijuana law reforms

I also feel random testing in employment is a violation of rights, so I don't feel it should be monitored by companies." Larry Riley said...

Senators frustrated with secretive decision to drop 'independent' titles

On Thursday, the committee chair, Conservative Senator Leo Housakos, defended the committee's actions. Speaking on the floor of the Red Chamber, Housakos apologized, saying "I...

PHOTOS: Week in Review, June 19

Olivia Watt performing 'Perfect' from High Fidelity. Picture: Louise Donges. Modern Vocal section 463 - 17 ... Member for Mildura Peter Crisp, Opposition Leader Matthew...

Best of the rest: Events for June 19 and beyond

Mayor Steve Benjamin is inviting all dads to join him for the Inaugural Father's Day Cookout. The event will .... 1500 Senate St. (803) 734-8666,...

Deeply felt 'Fellow Travelers' makes powerful impression

While Sen. Joseph McCarthy was conducting hearings to root out communists, there was also a parallel witch hunt in the State Department known as the...

Canadian senator: We're destroying our moral fabric with this euthanasia bill. May God have mercy on us.

Editor's note: Senator Betty Unger delivered the following speech in Canada's Senate this week and posted it on her website. June 17, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) –...