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Ruth Davidson’s army cosplay badly undermines the perceived political impartiality of the armed forces

The shockingly opportunistic Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has been cosplaying as a member of the army in a desperately cynical effort to drum up Tory support from current and former military personnel and their families.You may wonder why you’ve never seen a UK politician adopt this cynical services cosplay tactic before (even Thatcher was […]

Political centrists vote to rally around Alberta Party

Alberta Party leader Greg Clark Desire among Alberta’s voters for a viable middle-of-the-road option is no airy hope, says those behind a weekend conference in Red Deer. And people who gathered Saturday in support of Alberta Together — many holding long-time associations with parties across the political spectrum — voted overwhelmingly to unify under the […]

GST Implementation: Beigh chairs All Party Consultative Group meet – Local News

Srinagar—The All Party Consultative Group constituted by the state Government to evolve consensus over GST implementation in J&K met here this afternoon under the chairmanship of former Deputy Chief Minister and Member Parliament, Muzaffar Hussain Beigh.  The members of the All Party Consultative Group include Abdul Rahim Rather from National Conference; M Y Tarigami from […]

The indoctrination of a young girl

Twice I’ve seen fanaticism at work. Now I see the signs a third time. I was born in Tehran to a Muslim family. When I was 6, we traveled to London to see my grandmother and returned home as Christians. Then, for three years in Isfahan, I attended school in a head scarf that obscured […]

Megyn Kelley first loses conservatives, now is losing liberals

Long knives are unsheathed for Megyn Kelly from both sides of the political spectrum. When she took on then-candidate Trump, she began to lose conservatives, and sealed the deal with her sexual harassment accusations that accompanied her departure from Fox for the liberal pastures of Comcast’s NBC. Now, in the words of Scott Greer, deputy […]

Pearce, Brazile agree on top political problem

Las Cruces Sun-News 5:49 a.m. MT June 25, 2017 Walt Rubel(Photo: Courtesy photo) Democratic political operative Donna Brazile and conservative U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce are on opposite ends of the political spectrum. But when asked about the single greatest problem in American politics today, both came up with the same answer: gerrymandering Brazile was taking […]

What’s next for South Korea-US relations? | North Korea

This week, newly minted South Korean President Moon Jae-in will touch down in the United States for a critical first visit with US President Donald Trump. The geopolitical backdrop of Moon’s visit is framed around an increasingly provocative regime in North Korea and an administration in the US that seems focused on forcibly changing the […]

Sally Yates: Making America scared again won’t make us safer

But last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back the clock to the 1980s, reinstating the harsh, indiscriminate use of mandatory minimum drug sentences imposed at the height of the crack epidemic. Sessions attempted to justify his directive in a Post op-ed last weekend, stoking fear by claiming that as a result of then- Attorney […]