When the Great Rending of Canadian culture occurred is hard to say, exactly. It’s easy to locate the momentous event in one of the terms of office enjoyed by Stephen Harper and crew of grumpy old men and women. 620 more words
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Ullah, "Vying for Allah's Vote: Understanding Islamic Parties, Political Violence, and Extremism in Pakistan"
Next month, Georgetown will publish Vying for Allah’s Vote: Understanding Islamic Parties, Political Violence, and Extremism in Pakistan, by Haroon K. Ullah (U.S. State Department). 241 more words
Of course, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) would rather do away with the formalities and tear down the divider in the self-serving name of “compromise.” That strategy is at least respectable insofar as it is somewhat more aboveboard than the currently sustained illusion. 357 more words
The world watched as the U.S. government continued its partial shut down for 16 long days. But the political bickering had not stopped.
We have to acknowledge that we live in an era in which politics is dominated by political extremists from the left to the right. 508 more words
One of the most bizarrely naïve expressions of hope in the aftermath of the 2013 US Government Shutdown Fiasco has been a variant of ‘perhaps the Republican Party’s extremist faction will learn from this crushing public relations defeat–as evinced by opinion polls and the public statements of their fellow party members–and not engage in similar brinkmanship again.’ 467 more words
Whenever I get into a “debate” with a liberal (I use the term lightly, considering the fact that it is usually comprised of someone spewing personal invectives at me for admitting that I’m conservative), I could practically set my watch by their claims that I am a mindless drone for Fox News. 2,021 more words