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Ross Douthat: Why liberals need abortion

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http://network.nationalpost.com —  Fifty years ago, American family structures were remarkably uniform. The rich married at roughly the same rate as the poor and middle class. Divorce rates were low for the college educated and high school graduates alike. Out-of-wedlock births, while more common among African-Americans, were rare in almost every region and community. That was a long time ago. The intact two-parent family Read More
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John Thompson: Judging Robert Semrau

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http://network.nationalpost.com —  In October 2008, Captain Robert Semrau of the Royal Canadian Regiment was commanding a "mentoring team" of four Canadian soldiers operating with a company of Afghan National Army troops engaged in fighting Taliban insurgents in Helmand Province. Taliban insurgents opened fire on this force and were engaged by a supporting U.S. Apache gunship. The Taliban promptly withdrew, leaving Read More
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Methaphysics and Jaroslav Halak

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http://network.nationalpost.com — Today's metaphysical mystery:Alexander Ovechkin can't score on Jaroslav HalakEvgeni Malkin can't score on Jaroslav HalakSidney Crosby can't score on Jaroslav HalakSergei Gonchar can't score on Jaroslav HalakNicklas Backstrom can't score on Jaroslav Halak  Philadelphia Flyers score four goals on Jaroslav Halak and win 6-0.Somewhere, God is having a giggle.    Read More
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Kelly McParland: Canada's coalition conundrum

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http://network.nationalpost.com — Michael Ignatieff must be looking towards Britain and slapping his forward.And not just because he had a nice career going there, before he left for the U.S., suffered a brain cramp, and elected to get involved in Canadian politics.Britain's Liberal-Democrats, who are the closest thing it has to a Liberal party, are sharing power with the Conservatives despute winning just 57 seats in a 650-s Read More
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Kimberly Hebert: The earthquake is not chasing you

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http://network.nationalpost.com —  Are there more earthquakes than ever before?In short: No.But...but... Haiti! Chile! Mexico! China! 2012! We're doomed!Not exactly. Over the last 20 years, there has not been a significant change in either the total number of earthquakes, or the number of greater magnitude earthquakes (such as those 6 and above that have been recently publicized).Even the mighty Boobquake was unable to u Read More
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Tasha Kheiriddin: MPs' refusal of audit request an absolute disgrace

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http://network.nationalpost.com — If you were a shareholder in a company with an annual operating budget of half a billion dollars, and it refused to provide you with audited statements, would you say, oh, that’s ok, I’m sure its executives are spending responsibly?  What if you were looking to invest your money – would you put it into a business where management basically winked and smiled and said “trust us, we’re not blo Read More
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Full Comment podcast: Goodbye Gordon Brown, hello David Cameron

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http://network.nationalpost.com — May 14, 2009: After 13 years of Labour government, voters in the United Kingdom haveturfed prime minister Gordon Brown — and now they have an unprecedentedConservative/Liberal-Democrat coalition on their hands, under a newPrime Minister, David Cameron. National Post political columnist JohnIvison joins host Chris Selley discuss whether the government cansurvive the austerity measures necessary to Read More
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Gary Clement: Week in review May 8-14, 2010

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http://network.nationalpost.com —  To read a full archive of Gary Clement, click here.  Read More
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