Prime Minister

MPs want Wilson-Raybould to talk about Kinder Morgan at a second House hearing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is still refusing to waive cabinet confidentiality to allow former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould to discuss the government’s handling of ‘Deferred Prosecution Agreements’ beyond the narrow case of the Montreal based engineering giant, SNC Lavalin. At

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Today's Take

Peace and legislation…

BY JOE GENCO A short take on today’s news — Mueller winds down, and the House heats up, and our President wants peace and legislation (so do I). It appears instead we are headed for war and investigation. My burning,

Media

WBEN should add Weppner to morning programming

Kathy Weppner, the former Republican nominee for Congress, has launched a podcast about current events and local politics. Weppner once hosted the weekend talkshow Kathy from Williamsville on WBEN, the local conservative talk radio station. Station managers would be wise to add

2020 Presidential Election

Yes, Byron Brown should run for President

Mayor Byron Brown, the accomplished four-term Mayor of New York’s second largest City, is being urged by his most inner circle of advisors to enter the Democratic Party’s presidential nominating process later this year. Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Mayor’s longtime

Today's Take

Buddy Holly, ice jams, Trump…

BY JOE GENCO A short take on today’s news: 60 years later, Buddy Holly’s classmates remember the day the music died. The ice jams cometh. The big excavators attack. The battle to stop flooding rages in West Seneca. The State

Opinion

Every season brings its own pleasures

BY NORBERT RUG Every winter, my father would shovel our back yard forming a walled dish. He would then attach our rubber hose to the laundry tubs in the basement, take the nozzle to the back yard and carefully flood