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

Political Polarity – Alberta Style

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