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?
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 listened to an interview on CBC Radio Day 6 program recently. It was about the rise and results of Political Tribalism on the States. The point was hate for the "Other" is embedded in so much of American party politics. President Obama is on the campaign trail and describing the American Midterm election as … Continue reading The Satanic of Verses
SINCE THE LAST ELECTION The New Democrat Party majority government was elected in 2015 due to the massive rejection of the four decade long government by the "Entitled" Progressive Conservative Party. It was a big surprise to partisans, pollsters and pundits, not to mention the NDP and PCs. Since then the failed Progressive Conservative party had … Continue reading Political Polarity – Alberta Style