Reading through some old Wikipedia articles pointed me to an interesting exchange in the House of Commons, back in 1948. Ulster Unionist MPs Conolly Gage and Major Samuel Gillmor Haughton rose during an adjournment debate to complain about the requirement for a permit or passport to be presented for travel between Northern Ireland and the more...
Jeremy Corbyn angrily tore into a Conservative minister in the House of Commons on Wednesday following a jibe about his age by the MP. The Labour leader was criticising the government over its new budget and social care for the elderly...Show More Summary
Authored by Paul Wallace, op-ed via Reuters.com, Few British budgets have mattered as much as the one that Philip Hammond will deliver to the House of Commons on Nov. 22. The chancellor of the exchequer must shore up Theresa May’s perilously shaky government ahead of a vital Brexit summit of European leaders in mid-December. Show More Summary
Owners of a trading business are anxious to learn if they will qualify for tax cuts with the House’s 25% pass-through rate or the Senate’s 17.4% pass-through tax deduction. While the two bills have a few things in common, they are vastly different, and both contain nuances for a trading business.
Walking out of a stinky bathroom has got to be on everyone's top 5 list of cringe-worthy moments. Lighting matches or using spray aerosol are common remedies to mask the smell. Matches are great, but you can't use them in airplane bathrooms. Show More Summary
A common strategy for dealing with trolls on Twitter, since they can’t be reasoned with, is to simply ignore them. It’s the same strategy White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has taken with the President of the United States. Speaking to reporters on Sunday in Vietnam, Kelly said he doesn’t pay attention to what […]
A common criticism of the Republican tax bill is that by limiting the current deductions for state and local taxes and mortgage interest, it is punishing Democratic states and voters. (The House bills repeals the deduction for stateShow More Summary
"People's Architecture Office" (PAO) was commissioned by a young Chinese newlywed, Mrs. Fan, to renovate her family home in a historic Hutong neighborhood of Beijing. This was not a common renovation, but rather a complete re-invention...Show More Summary
The House of Commons meets for the first time since a massive leak revealed thousands of Canadians were connected to offshore accounts—including Liberal fundraiser Stephen Bronfman The post Ottawa confronts the Paradise Papers: Live video appeared first on Macleans.ca.
A House of Commons committee investigating "fake news" and its influence on British politics asked Twitter on Friday for details of Russian-linked accounts, days after making a similar request of Facebook. Damian Collins, the chairman...Show More Summary
A common challenge I've been seeing pop up about several of the numerous men being accused of sexual harassment lately is "Should we continue to punish someone for a mistake they made years ago?" Considering the recent allegations against actor Kevin Spacey from employees on his most current project, the answer seems to be yes.
Donald Trump surrogate and founder of the conservative political action organization American Majority Action Ned Ryan on Friday agreed with CNN political commentator and former Bill Clinton White House aide Keith Boykin over the preferred fate of the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. A CNN...
In 2017, the first year with Donald Trump in the White House, Americans now say that the future of the country stresses them out more severely than the common stressors of work and money. However, there is only one group whose overall...Show More Summary
Imagine this very common scenario: Potential buyers see a house they like on one of those big real estate portals. They click a link, and a message is automatically sent to a random agent who paid for an ad on that site...
Today, the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, chaired by Rep. Steve King (IA), held the first hearing on H.R. 490, commonly known as the Heartbeat Bill. Why the Heartbeat Bill? Rep. King, the sponsor of H.R. Show More Summary
The Canadian prime minister got into the Halloween spirit on Tuesday and showed up to work at the House of Commons in his costume.
Is that a pocketful of kryptonite or are you just happy to see us?
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has been identified as the minister who inappropriately touched a female journalist more than a decade ago. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom pledged to tackle the Westminster harassment scandal. Speaker...Show More Summary
Hey, isn’t that.?.?. Common, real name Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., hanging out in Reston, Va., on Sunday night? The actor/rapper, who’s no stranger to the District (he was a regular guest of the Obama White House), was spotted dining at Reston’s PassionFish. The Oscar winner was in town for the Washington West Film Festival, which blends philanthropy […]