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Tory backbenchers talk out ‘revenge evictions’ bill

Fridays in the House of Commons Chamber are rarely edifying experiences, and today a number of MPs and campaigners are very exercised that two backbenchers managed to talk out a… Continue reading The post Tory backbenchers talk out ‘revenge evictions’ bill appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Welsh election campaign comes early

An extraordinary thing happened in the House of Commons yesterday. A debate on Wales wasn't dominated by constitutional issues. Instead, the debate - on the impact of the UK government's policies on Wales - focused largely on economic and welfare policy. If you were looking for a taste of next year's general election campaign, then this was it. Show More Summary

Carol Todd on Bill C-13: “What Happened to Democracy?”

The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights continues its study later today on Bill C-13, the cyber-bullying/lawful access bill that has already passed the House of Commons and seems certain to clear the Senate shortly. I appeared...Show More Summary

Copenhagen’s Tietgenkollegiet Dorm is the Coolest Circular Housing Complex on Campus

Tietgenkollegiet is 7 stories tall and contains 360 rooms set up in blocks of twelve. Each room faces the outside of the circle and has panoramic views of the channel and other surroundings. The common areas, lounges, and kitchens surround the inner-most courtyard.

Nigel Farage: I would love a Labour defector to join Ukip

Ukip’s victory in Rochester has lead to the inevitable question of ‘what next?’ for the party. Now that Nigel Farage has two representatives in the House of Commons, his main… Continue reading The post Nigel Farage: I would love a Labour defector to join Ukip appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

WATCH: Mark Reckless Sworn in As New UKIP MP

Just hours after being declared winner of the Rochester and Strood by-election, new UKIP MP Mark Reckless formally took his seat in the House of Commons this morning. He was flanked by fellow UKIP MP Douglas Carswell, who won the Clacton by-election last month, and, interestingly, Conservative MP Philip Hollobone. Show More Summary

Ukip's Mark Reckless savours victory at Rochester and Strood

Credits: Carl Court/Getty Alt Text: Mark Reckless Conservatives braced for more defections after two by-election triumphs for Nigel Farage's party One-Minute Read Friday, November 21, 2014 - 8:00am The House of Commons now has two Ukip...Show More Summary

GOP Criticized for Lack of Women in Leadership

Most of the House Republicans tapped to lead congressional committees for the next two years have one thing in common: they’re men.

With Success Comes Conflict for U.K. Independence Party

last weekNews : Reason

The U.K. Independence Party (UKIP) is in prime position to win its second seat in the House of Commons, with the Rochester and Strood by-election set to take place Thursday. This could be a significant victory for UKIP, but it comesShow More Summary

Monday's Farce Showed the House of Commons at its Worst

News analysts are only now realising the full significance of last Monday’s events in the House of Commons, involving scenes to which only the brush of Hieronymus Bosch could have done justice. Here, newly published, is the relevantShow More Summary

Video: Common – This War We Fight (Spoken Word)

Here’s a clip of Common reciting “This War We Fight”, a spoken word piece that he read at the White House for the 2014 Veteran’s Day ceremonies. If you listen closely, you can actually hear the panties bunching up over at Fox News. Previously: MC Lyte ft. Common – Dear John (Video) | Nas on […]

WATCH: UKIP Launches New Attack Ad against Tories as Poll Predicts Easy By-Election Win

UKIP has launched a new video attacking the Conservatives over last night's chaotic House of Commons debate on the European Arrest Warrant. The video quotes various politicians and journalists criticising the government's last minute...Show More Summary

Illinois Board of Education Lies to Parents to Protect Common Core Tests

Fearful that the remaining walls of the Common Core house of cards are about to float to the floor, the liars in charge at the Illinois Board of Education are trying to pass down their fear to parents by concocting an outrageous lie regarding phony federal requirements that don't exist. Show More Summary

Celebrity Real Estate: Robert Pattinson's New House Will Never Be as Good as the One Kristen Stewart Drove Him Out Of

Robert Pattinson via deviantart / Creative Commons After leaving the beamed ceilings and vast grounds of the breathtaking Seyler House in Los Feliz (because it reminded him too much of his ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart, allegedly!), Twilight star Robert Pattinson...

Ed's 'eyes and ears' finds his voice

As parliamentary private secretary to Ed Miliband, Wayne David acts as his party's "eyes and ears" around the House of Commons. So you might think his boss would rather not hear what the Caerphilly MP is seeing and hearing at the moment. Show More Summary

Live: European arrest warrant debate in a shambles

The government is in a total mess this afternoon. The whole house of Commons has turned on Theresa May and Chris Grayling for the way they have handled the vote… Continue reading The post Live: European arrest warrant debate in a shambles appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

White House Calls On FCC To Reclassify Broadband Under Title II, Protect Net Neutrality

Consumer advocates urging the FCC to protect net neutrality by reclassifying broadband as a Title II “common carrier” service have picked up a surprising new ally this morning: the President of the United States. In a statement this morning, President Obama has unexpectedly jumped into the fray over net neutrality. His message sets out four bright-line rules that the … [More]

Chuck Todd to Eric Cantor: How Does Repealing Obamacare Count as Common Ground?

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor called President Barack Obama's proposed executive action on illegal immigration "incendiary," warning it would torch any hope of common ground between the president and the new GOP congressional...Show More Summary

Obama breaks bread with loyal opposition

By NICHOLAS SALAZAR Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – President Obama on Friday held what the White House called a “bicameral, bipartisan meeting,” an effort to find common ground on issues going forward as the prospect of a Republican-controlled Senate has now become a reality. “The president started a conversation with the leaders on […]

British cabinet minister has to remind people that zombies don't spread Ebola

Zombies do a lot of things: They stagger around, creep people out, and eat brains. One thing they can't do, Britain's International Development Minister Desmond Swayne stresses, is give people Ebola. Swayne told the House of CommonsShow More Summary

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