Rick Perry

Maybe Rick Perry Should Run in Edmonton?

Noah Kristula-Green | Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Politics
Noah Kristula-Green

Rick Perry recently released an ad where he argued that "there's something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can't openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school." So what is the Canadian response to this? To suggest that the video should be taken down because it is "hate speech."

Do Stem Cells Really Offer a Miracle Cure?

Timothy Caulfield | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business
Timothy Caulfield

Quarterback Peyton Manning has used it. So has New York Yankee pitcher Bartolo Colon. Ditto Texas Governor and presidential hopeful Rick Perry. What is this miracle cure, this elixir of life? Stem cell therapy. But does it actually work?

WATCH: Perry Uses Fake 'Occupy' Quote To Attack Protesters

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Rick Perry's fumbling, stumbling campaign to win the Republican presidential nomination can add another gaffe to its growing roster: the ...

Is the Supreme Court Headed Right?

Daniel Del Gobbo | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel Del Gobbo

A concern regarding the appointments of Justices Andromache Karakatsanis and Michael Moldaver to the Supreme Court is that they may skew the Court's ideological balance to the right. As a bleeding-heart small "l" liberal, writing this over a soy latte and quinoa salad packed for lunch, you'd think I would be more worried.

Where Are the Republican Candidates?

Conrad Black | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada
Conrad Black

It is disturbing that as the United States flounders through one of the most precipitate declines of prestige and economic and fiscal strength in its generally upwardly mobile history, there is such a scarcity of galvanizing candidates to take the headship of the country.

Canada's Incredible Shrinking Deficit

David Frum | Posted 12.16.2011 | Canada Politics
David Frum

Good news! Canada's budget deficit is shrinking even before the federal government introduces its budget cuts. There's an important lesson for the whole world from the Canadian experience: the actions a government might take to reduce its deficit -- cutting spending, raising taxes -- can prolong the recession.

War on Mexican Drugs Not Fast and Furious Enough

Miranda Frum | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada
Miranda Frum

The government is aware that American guns are travelling into the hands of very dangerous people, however nothing is really done. Rick Perry has spoken of a potential American involvement in Mexico, complete with sending troops over the border and maintaining order. But is this effective?

Would a Serious GOP Candidate Please Cut in?

Conrad Black | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada
Conrad Black

The U.S. has never in its history endured a decline like that of the last 20 years. This time the office has to seek someone serious, and whoever that person is, has to come out of the closet soon.

Tea Party Ideology Trumps Facts

Hassan Arif | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada
Hassan Arif

One cannot help but feel a bit pessimistic about American politics these days -- a contrasting feeling to the heady days of Barack Obama's election, w...

Hudak's Low-Key Approach May Be the Right One

Peter Worthington | Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

The Tory lead is not insurmountable, but to some, any Tory lead is a bit of a puzzle. Hudak has not been ranting and railing for change and attracting all sorts of publicity. In fact, he seems to have been practicing the Dormouse approach -- quiet, laid back, not making waves, just offering himself as an alternative.