Dreary future

Even Liberals admit party must change if it wants to win Canada’s federal Liberals are a party without principles, so it’s refreshing to see their...

Being ‘likable’ isn’t enough

This is what should frighten all of us about “likable” Premier Ed Stelmach in the face of a possibility of a resurgence of federal...

Wake-up call

Separatist scholar makes case for Alberta split from Canada Our grandparents would not recognize the frayed and fractured country that was once admired across...

Turning point

Midterm U.S. elections could spark real race SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The Governor’s Mansion is an intriguing place, but even though I’m an honourary member of Republicans Abroad,...

Sore losers

Trash talking tinseltown lefties can’t fool middle-American voters LOS ANGELES—I’m rather intrigued with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s political role, even if I only saw two of...

Britain’s Blair takes tumble

Troubles open way for Tories LONDON—Prime Minister Tony Blair and his government are now so covered in sleaze, one is reminded of Jean Chretien and...

Borderline idiocy

If you ask this columnist Yankee Doodle is dandy DALLAS—I tell American friends the kind of Canadians to whom I relate are those who fly...

Single-minded

Quest to save civilized world will put Bush in history books LOS ANGELES—President George W. Bush may well go down as one of the great...

Dangerous game

Bashing our southern neighbours might have dire consequences The contemptuous tone taken by Liberal leader Paul Martin in his anti-American ranting unveils a side...

Plane sensible

Feds should adopt new rules for selecting military aircraft Conservative Defence Minister Gordon O’Connor is a decent man who cares deeply about the Canadian Armed...

One to Watch

Lawyer may have what it takes to rejuvenate the right Whenever Marilyn Burns tells how her paternal grandfather fought in Czar Nicholas’ army and...

Hour disrespect

Lack of faith in legal profession proves where there’s a bill there’s a way My friend Brian Purdy is a colourful, larger-than-life individual who...

Handle with scare

Country is doomed if Harper cannot beat Liberals’ smear factor A colleague confessed he once thought Paul Martin was a decent sort of fellow,...

Cleansing time

New Alberta Tory leader must sweep away vestiges of cronyism Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams appears staggered that several individuals in his province’s legislative assembly may...

Seeing red over Che togs

Cult ‘hero’ cold-blooded executioner I walk into a store on Stephen Avenue Mall and start browsing through the various knickknacks on display. Then I stalked—not...