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daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Big Money in Edmonton Municipal Election

Tweet$4.35, $19.75, and $5.45 are how much Don Iveson, Karen Leibovici and Kerry Diotte‘s campaigns spent for each vote received in Edmonton’s October 21, 2013 mayoral election. With the most efficient dollar-to-vote ratio is Mr. Iveson, who won the election with a landslide 132,162 votes (62% of the total votes cast). With a less efficient . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Big Money in Edmonton Municipal Election

Alberta Diary: Campaign Diary Volume 6: Still asking for money … in tiny increments

On hand: one cool election lawn sign. Needed: funds to help print additional copies. The pitch is simple: Small donations can help make a big difference!

As previously noted in this space, a big part of running for public office is asking for campaign donations.

Some people can’t stand it, and talented public . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Campaign Diary Volume 6: Still asking for money … in tiny increments

LeDaro: In U.S dead people can donate to political parties

So there is a life after death after all and one can remain active politically even after his/her death. The soul is still hovering around. Only in U.S. eh!!!

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“The dead can’t vote, but they can give money to politicians.Thirty-two people listed on federal campaign records as “deceased” have contributed more than $586,000 to . . . → Read More: LeDaro: In U.S dead people can donate to political parties

calgaryliberal.com: #AblegCares

So, myself, Joey Oberhoffner, Derrick Jacobson (@AlbertaAltruist), Marc Doll (@DollHouseYYC), and Stephen Anderson (@StephenDAnderso) got together to eat tacos. For charity. For every taco eaten we’d get our pledges to donate. Pretty simple. Also, pretty awesome. With an anonymous donor matching up to $5,000, we just had to eat as many tacos we could. And . . . → Read More: calgaryliberal.com: #AblegCares

In This Corner: The donation conundrum: to give, or not to give?

Over the years, I have received probably hundreds of cheap inducements to donate to “good causes” (bad causes rarely ask for money). You’ve all seen them — address labels (I still have address labels from about five years ago, since I send maybe five letters a year), note pads with your name on them, key . . . → Read More: In This Corner: The donation conundrum: to give, or not to give?

DeSmogBlog: Republican Ohio Governor Kasich’s Trillion Dollar Shale Gas Lie

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About the only positive thing you can say about industry-funded astroturf groups is that they at least base their misinformation campaigns on phony “studies” and “reports.” Their lies are based on SOMETHING.

The same cannot be said of Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich, who has come up with a whopper . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Republican Ohio Governor Kasich’s Trillion Dollar Shale Gas Lie

LeDaro: Armageddon on December 21st, 2012

If you don’t believe me watch the videos below.

You must send donations to me and I will build a big shelter, in a nearby moutain, to accommodate few hundred people and save their lives. 🙂 . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Armageddon on December 21st, 2012

DeSmogBlog: What To Expect When You’re Electing: Part 2 – Mitt Romney

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In Part 1 of this series, we explored the overall environmental issues that are facing the U.S., mostly as a part of coordinated attacks by politicians in Washington. In the next few articles, we’ll take a look at what each candidate has said or done in regards to both environmental and . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: What To Expect When You’re Electing: Part 2 – Mitt Romney

CalgaryLiberal: A Merger That’ll Never Happen

The left in the province of Alberta will never merge. There are four core reasons for this to be the case. Firstly, the NDP is directly tied, through its organization, its employees (many of whom who work for the federal NDP as well), and other means, cannot get the nod for merger from Ottawa. This . . . → Read More: CalgaryLiberal: A Merger That’ll Never Happen

somecanuckchick dot com: When will Ethical Oil release its donor list?

Ethical Oil was quick to slam environmental groups for taking US money… ‎ It appears Ethical Oil accepts funds, via PayPal, from around the world — including the USA.

Just out of curiosity, when will Ethical Oil release its donor list?

Rob Maguire: Movember: donate and I’ll write you a ditty

During the month of November, vanity will take a backseat while I grow a moustache for Movember to raise awareness and and a few bucks to fight prostate cancer. And I’m offering you a once-in-a-lifetime deal.

Donate to my moustachioed campaign and I will write a song for you, and post . . . → Read More: Rob Maguire: Movember: donate and I’ll write you a ditty