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Richard Anderson
The Imperial Capital
Socialists Be Not Proud
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While much of the world is discussing the aftermath of the Iranian nuclear deal, the country's normally backward looking theocracy is showing how free markets can end shortages: In every country that does transplants — except one — patients have two legal ways to get a new kidney. One is... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Passed along without comment: Winston Churchill’s back — and this time he’s the classiest of class acts. At least so says radio talk show host Michael Savage, who praised Donald Trump as the “Winston Churchill of our time” during the real estate billionaire’s appearance on Savage’s radio show Wednesday. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
If there is a perfect microcosm of President Obama's foreign policy it is the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed oil pipeline would stretch from Alberta to the Gulf Coast, essentially duplicating pipelines already in existence or under construction. It would deliver much needed crude in a cost effective way to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
lt makes sense if you work for the government: Today, Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and MP for Kamloops – Thompson - Cariboo, announced Run to Quit, a program to help smokers quit by incorporating running into their daily lives. She was joined by John Stanton,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Apparently he thinks so. At an African Union summit in Addis Ababa earlier this week President Obama declared: “I actually think I’m a pretty good president,” he said. “I think if I ran, I could win. But I can’t. So there’s a lot that I’d like to do to keep... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
I'm a broken man on a Halifax pier: The Town of St. Andrews wharf will soon undergo important improvements and upgrades, thanks to support from both the federal and provincial governments. John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The sad sorry Senate saga takes another pointless turn: Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall are expected to appear together Friday to call for the abolition of the Senate, according to a source familiar with their plans. Harper is scheduled to hold a press conference at the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The Liberals dodge a blond bullet: The former Conservative parliamentary secretary, who left the party after being denied the chance to run, was defeated Sunday by lawyer and long-time Liberal volunteer Marco Mendicino. Party officials initially said Mendicino garnered 1,127 votes to 792 for Adams, The Canadian Press reported, but... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The NDP strikes back: The NDP’s hard-hitting, anti-Conservative ad ‘Enough,’ which has so far attracted more than 500,000 hits on YouTube and lots of free media attention, was produced and edited entirely by internal NDP staff, and experts say it’s an “effective” ad, and part of a new era of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Your tax dollars hard at work: The Kings County Court House will be updated, thanks in part to Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) funding announced today by the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) and Member of Parliament for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
It sounds like a good idea: Portraying himself as a political outsider — despite his family’s 12 years in the White House — Mr. Bush called for a 10 percent reduction in the federal work force, an immediate hiring freeze, a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget and a six-year... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Alex Rocco dead at 79: His most famous role came in 1972's "The Godfather," where he played the humbled casino owner who meets his fate on a massage table, with a bullet through his thick eyeglass lenses. His confrontation with Al Pacino's Michael Corleone -- in which he condescended to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The silly things NDPers say: An NDP candidate who once compared Quebec to a colonized African country has resigned, the party says. In a statement emailed to The Huffington Post Canada over the weekend, spokesman Marc-André Viau confirmed Béatrice Zako, the Montreal NDP candidate selected Thursday to go head-to-head against... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings