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Gary Clement on the growing oil-spill estimate

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http://network.nationalpost.com — Scientists have started asserting that the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is larger than BP is reporting. Here is Gary Clement's take:  More of Gary Clement's comics and portraits Read More
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John Ivison: The pressure is on Ignatieff to stop Liberal freefall

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http://network.nationalpost.com — If Michael Ignatieff was wondering why a new poll has the Liberal Party back in Stéphane Dion territory, he just had to peruse the newspapers. While Stephen Harper was pictured jamming with Canadian rocker Bryan Adams, the Liberal leader was turning himself into a pretzel trying to explain why Canadians aren’t really interested in seeing politicians’ restaurant receipts. “Oh yes we are,” said the Read More
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Full Comment has moved!

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http://network.nationalpost.com —   Hello, Full Comment readers! This blog has moved to a brand new location. Please check it out here and update your bookmarks/RSS feeds/book news vacuum accordingly.The Post's NEW Full Comment blogPhoto: George W. Bush. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Read More
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National Post editorial board: Jean Charest's hypocritical stance on abortion

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http://network.nationalpost.com — “Abortion is an inalienable right and the consensus expressed in the National Assembly reflects the consensus on this issue in Quebec society.”With those words, Quebec Premier Jean Charest ushered in the unanimous passage of a motion by the Quebec legislature supporting “the right of women to free choice and free and accessible abortion,” and calling for the federal government to end its “ambigui Read More
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Don Martin: Can this Liberal leader be saved?

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http://network.nationalpost.com — Withthe Liberal drain spiral swirling inexorably closer to, if not slurpingbelow, the 25 per cent threshold which separates governments-in-waitingfrom fringe party popularity, the difficult question has to be asked:Can Iggy be saved?Liberal party leader Michael Ignatieff hosted many deep thinkers todevise policy this spring, hired experienced players to run his officelast winter and has consulted Read More
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National Post editorial board: Zero tolerance for violent protest

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http://network.nationalpost.com — OnTuesday morning, arsonists set off an explosive device at an Ottawabranch of the Royal Bank, and then posted video footage on the websiteof the Ottawa Independent Media Center. The video also contains theclaim, by way of apparent justification for the crime, that RBCsponsored the 2010 Olympics on "stolen indigenous land"; and warns thatthe same group will be active at the upcoming G20 Read More
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Stephen Harper on the road to pop stardom

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http://network.nationalpost.com —  I can't really get upset at Stephen Harper doing the dopey Abbey Road walk while in London with the family. It's about as cliched as you can get, but check the look on the face of his son, Ben. If the prime minister is willing to look a bit silly because it makes his kids happy, more power to him.It's a bit much that the PMO is so careful to ensure these cozy family moments get Read More
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Anti-G20 activists want your help in spreading the hate

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http://network.nationalpost.com —  Are you a woman, person of colour, indigenous person, poor person, queer, trans-gendered or disabled?If so, the G8/G20 Toronto Community Mobilization team assumes youmust sympathize with civic disruption, lawbreaking and maybe even alittle good old fashioned terror. They want your help. They'remobilizing to disrupt the gathering of democratically electedpoliticians who are meeting in To Read More
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