May 21st, 2016 – Admit it Conservatives – Facebook Just Isn’t That In To You

Saturday Pic:  “Facebook Censors Conservative Lauren Southern for Mentioning Censorship – We wish this wasn’t true – but it looks like Mark Zuckerberg’s message hasn’t got through to Facebook’s employees. Conservative activist and Donald Trump supporter Lauren Southern was just kicked off the site for a totally inoffensive post noting its censorship of another conservative.”  By Louise Mensch, Heatstreet


Conservative Party of Canada

Veterans Affairs Critic Accuses the Liberal Government of Misleading Veterans
Alupa Clarke

Rona Ambrose, the Leader of the Official Opposition, issues statement on Vesak

It’s World Whisky Day, a good excuse for a wee dram of what the Celts call uisce beatha, the “water of life.” Being a man of simple tastes, I’m partial to blended Irish whiskies, though it must be noted that Canada produces some of the world’s finest whiskies.
Jason Kenney

CPC Leadership Race

Will Michael Chong succeed where Marco Rubio failed? Chong’s pitch to Canadian Tories echoes Rubio’s to the U.S. GOP
John Geddes, Macleans

Maxime Bernier:  End Corporate Welfare

Memes, Cartoons

One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven,


Word of the Day: Crybully
Small Dead Animals

Think Tanks/Advocacy

Today we released our annual rankings of Alberta’s Elementary Schools. How does your school rank?
Fraser Institute



Demand a Vote – Canadians deserve a say in how the next election is held — if the voting system is changed, we must have a referendum first.
Jason Kenney


All-party committee to study how to sanction Trudeau for Commons fracas
Ottawa Sun

MARGARET WENTE: Justin has a temper tantrum
Globe and Mail

FUREY: Trudeau has further to fall. Much further
Winnipeg Sun

“Thank God we don’t have nuclear weapons”: The #1 thing the Media Party left out about #Elbowgate


John McCallum Takes Back Comment About Refugees Using Food Banks
Huffington Post

WATCH: Free speech advocates draw Mohammad at Parliament Hill

Fort St. John eager for natural gas project
Dean Pelkey, Toronto Sun

Robyn Urback: How long before Monsef starts answering questions about electoral reform by talking about her cat?
National Post

The right-wing radio divide over Trump: his fans, foes, and fair-weather friends

Solberg: Field Notes: The past week –  Geez, it was a busy week in politics. I suppose we say that about almost all weeks, but this one takes the cake for, as they might say at the Oscars, incidents most likely to attract public interest to the House of Commons.

Rex Murphy: Leap comes to Ontario with Wynne’s new climate change plan
National Post

Why Canada is the only country in the world to celebrate Victoria Day – The ‘May Two-Four’ long weekend is as distinctively Canadian as the two-four with which it is often celebrated
Alan Parker, Macleans

There is no global ‘temperature’
National Post

Canadian health care: The elephant in the (waiting) room

17,300 Syrian refugees resettled in Canada, 9 cases of Yazidis are being processed
CIJ News



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