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John Ivison: Tom Mulcair brings NDP a new maturity over Israel

Israel has always been the litmus test by which to measure the degree of lunacy emanating from Canada’s left-wing.

Back in 2002, when former MP Svend Robinson was the NDP’s critic on the Middle East, he issued a pro-Palestinian manifesto that justified taking sides – “life over death, peace over war, justice over tyranny and dehumanization, the oppressed over the oppressor.” 596 more words

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Full Pundit: Conservative foreign policy is the new normal

Liberal, Tory, same old foreign policy story
The Globe and Mail‘s John Ibbitson argues “there is not a sliver of daylight” between the Liberal and Conservative approaches” on Russia and Gaza, despite Justin Trudeau’s stated belief in a more dialogue-oriented foreign policy. 737 more words

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The NDP and Israel

They just don’t get it, after everything that has happened they still don’t get it, they never will get it, so let them leave, let them go, good riddance. 1,045 more words


Full Pundit: A simple plan for a weaker Senate


Adventures in Canadian democracy
Simply by deleting two words in the Constitution Act, Postmedia’s Andrew Coyne believes we can effectively neuter the Senate: “It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada.” No Meech Lake, no Charlottetown, no need for Quebec to be on board. 1,156 more words

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John Ivison: Conservatives warn of diminishing Parliamentary power

The NDP’s appeal for the Federal Court to overturn a decision by the House of Commons’ governing body has been blasted by a Conservative backbencher as an attempt to take away power from Parliament and turn it over to the judiciary. 777 more words

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A Letter to Canadian MPs.

I was clearing out my drafts in my email today and came accross this which it seems I never sent.  However it seems appropos so I am putting it up here for your reading pleasure !. 560 more words