The old adage that in politics perception is reality hold true all too often. Evidence based opinion is often overwhelmed by confrontational bias related to tribal beliefs, priority interests or just plain sloppy thinking. All of these are alive and well in the Alberta citizenry these days, especially as related to perceptions of Alberta's economic … Continue reading Are Perceptions Reality in Alberta?
Listen to Interview: Richard Starke warns of hyper-partisanship in Alberta by The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics #np on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/edmontonjournal/interview-richard-starke-warns-of-hyper-partisanship-in-alberta
INEPTNESS Here is a link to the Keep Canada Working website. Scroll down a bit and watch the dramatic visual on how much the ineptness, negligence and stupidity of past government is costing us now. This on-going calculation of opportunity loss is just from August 30, 2018. This disaster has been going on for decades … Continue reading Squandered Opportunity in Alberta
I have been keenly (more concerned than keen actually) aware of the dramatic shifts that are happening in the Alberta economy, especially in the "big engine", oil and gas sectors from exponential technologies. This graph from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows what has been happening in to the pace of information technology evolution compared … Continue reading Economic Transformation in Alberta
I am "amused" by the suggested efforts of Jason Kenney to relieve himself from the taint of how attractive his UCP is to "extremists views." He wants "looking into the dark corners of the internet into some of these hate sites" to purge the Nazi, Neo-Nazi and White Supremacists types from his party membership roles. … Continue reading Kenney Wants to Purge Extremist from UCP? Why Not?