Some Perspective on Federal Government Actions on Alberta Energy Issues

There is lots of frustration and anger in Alberta these days.  Perceptions are hardening, fasts are used and abused selectively, beliefs depend on where you stand and are personally impacted on an issue, or what political partisan ideology you identify with. In the various Alberta-based sources of rhetorical flourishes we often hear that "Ottawa Liberals … Continue reading Some Perspective on Federal Government Actions on Alberta Energy Issues

Ousted MLA Accuses UCP of “Crooked Party Politics.”

Political parties are private clubs with enormous power and influence over our democracy and especially our elections. They are subject to being high-jacked by extremists special interests that make up their so-called Base. Those groups provides the voters and volunteers to nominate and elect candidates. We see this power of the Base with the Religious … Continue reading Ousted MLA Accuses UCP of “Crooked Party Politics.”

Here Comes the Green New Deal

Here it comes. The Green New Deal will shake the windows and rattle the doors of the political establishment in Congress and really aggravate the White House. The big-buck lobbyists, and self-serving Corporate Deniers of #ClimateChange are going to find they can't buy the usual political suspects any more, even if they survive the 2020 … Continue reading Here Comes the Green New Deal

Squandered Opportunity 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

Alberta Election 2019

Albertans can expect to be going to the polls sometime between March and May 2019.  Political Parties are well into preparation by raising funds, nominating candidates, holding policy conventions and constructing election platforms. Dave Cournoyer is a great writer and seasoned political watcher living in Edmonton. He blogs at Daveberta.ca.  He is a fellow you … Continue reading Alberta Election 2019