Alberta Politics: George Clark’s parking lot putschists deliver an unintended compliment to Alberta’s NDP Government

PHOTOS: Alberta First Plebiscite Warriors leader George Clark, in a screen shot from a video interview shot not long before someone stepped on the hose from his media oxygen supply. Below: Donald Trump and Calgary’s own Ted Cruz, a couple of U.S. politicians who know how to do the Tea Party thing right. Don’t you ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Anti-Redford coup fails to materialize at PC MLA meeting

TweetA rumoured coup d’etat within Alberta’s Progressive Conservative caucus failed to materialize yesterday as government MLAs gathered at Government House to discuss Premier Alison Redford‘s future. Cancelling all public appearances and media events for the day, including the premier’s trip to Regina to participate in the New West  Partnership meeting, PC MLAs cloistered themselves in ...

Song of the Watermelon: Thoughts on the Coup in Egypt

Tahrir Square in 2011 In the early hours of 12 April 2002, with massive anti-government protests filling the streets, members of the Venezuelan military abducted President Hugo Chávez and, promising new elections, installed an interim leader of their own choosing in his place. Large swaths of respectable international opinion praised the action — which was ...

Cowichan Conversations: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised-2002 Coup d’etat

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Good Morning, Here is the film of the 2002 Coup d’etat where Hugo Chavez is overthown well, almost. When those who were there for the oil corps seized the Presidential Palace they were not paying close attention. There was a film crew shut inside and that is the only reason that the ...