In September 2010, the German news magazine Der Spiegel explained that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has a "soft spot for the Arctic," with Putin saying Russia "will put huge amounts of money into environmental protection" and is "planning to do a serious spring cleaning of our Arctic territories."
Owners of popular conservative websites have increasing reason to be concerned their sites may be hacked or otherwise physically attacked for political reasons.
A few years ago, if Americans had been asked to name the world's most conservative countries, Canada likely wouldn't have been on most people's list. But as so many previous top contenders, including the USA, slide into socialism, Canada is beginning to shine as a beacon of free-market success.
If today’s Republican party vacates the pro-growth position of flat-tax reform and clear spending reductions, it will lose the high political ground. And I don’t see much talk anymore about tax reform as part of the new package.