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Alberta Politics: Brad Wall Government’s Saskatchewan beer trade piffle turns out to be all fizz and no flavour

ILLUSTRATIONS: A group of Albertans enjoying one of our province’s excellent craft beers, unfortunately unavailable in Saskatchewan because of the province-to-the-right’s unfair trade practices. (The Wikipedia illustration is actually of François … . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Brad Wall Government’s Saskatchewan beer trade piffle turns out to be all fizz and no flavour

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Anti-Abortion activists stage an “invalid takeover” of Alberta’s Social Credit Party

It has been a long time since Alberta’s Social Credit Party played a central role in mainstream politics in our province. This may be while little attention was paid to the Socred’s annual general meeting in January 2016, where it appears th… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Anti-Abortion activists stage an “invalid takeover” of Alberta’s Social Credit Party

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: What the 2nd quarter fundraising results mean for Alberta’s political parties

Elections Alberta released the results of this year’s second quarter of fundraising for provincial political parties this week. Following the release of the disclosures I took a closer look at last quarter’s results and what they could m… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: What the 2nd quarter fundraising results mean for Alberta’s political parties

Montreal Simon: Horror Show: When Ezra Levant Teams Up With Jason Kenney

At first glance they may seem like an odd couple. And it's not a pretty sight. But if you think about it, it really is a match made in Con heaven.Because as we all know Ezra Levant and Jason Kenney have a lot in common.Both are bigots, Kenney lo… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Horror Show: When Ezra Levant Teams Up With Jason Kenney

Alberta Politics: If Jason Kenney’s anti-abortion views don’t matter, why are anti-choice activists supporting him so enthusiastically?

PHOTOS: The young Jason Kenney, speaking out to the San Francisco CNN station against the right of pro-choice activists even to speak in support of their views on the U.S. university campus he attended for one year. Below: St. Albert MLA Marie Renaud a… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: If Jason Kenney’s anti-abortion views don’t matter, why are anti-choice activists supporting him so enthusiastically?

Alberta Politics: Appointment of environmentalist Tzeporah Berman sparks Wildrose hysteria – here’s why

PHOTOS: Environmentalist Tzeporah Berman, whose appointment to the Alberta Government’s climate panel prompted a full-scale freak-out by the province’s right, which, apparently, sees her as, well, an Orc. Below the Orc: B.C. Premier Christy Clark a… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Appointment of environmentalist Tzeporah Berman sparks Wildrose hysteria – here’s why

Montreal Simon: Will Jason Kenney Help Boost the NDP in Alberta?

As you know Jason Kenney's crusade to unite the right in Alberta and destroy the NDP, has gotten off to a disastrous start.His obvious plan to take the "Progressive" out of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta has many PC suppo… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Will Jason Kenney Help Boost the NDP in Alberta?

Alberta Politics: Wildrose Party wins the second-quarter fund-raising horserace – but can the pace be sustained?

PHOTOS: Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean has every right to smile about the party’s second-quarter fund-raising results. The question is: Can they be sustained? (Photo grabbed from Wildrose.ca.) Below: Results for all parties, as compiled by your blo… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Wildrose Party wins the second-quarter fund-raising horserace – but can the pace be sustained?

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Outrage over Oil Sands appointment is a Tzeporah in a teapot

What do you get when you put some of the Canadian Oil Sands fiercest critics in the same room with its most vocal supporters? The Alberta Government’s new 18-member Oil Sands Advisory Group. The Alberta government announced the formation of… Co… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Outrage over Oil Sands appointment is a Tzeporah in a teapot

Montreal Simon: Is Jason Kenney’s Alberta Crusade Heading for Disaster?

As we all know, Jason Kenney has set out to conquer Alberta by uniting the right.And he has launched an all-out blitz to try to discourage anyone from even entering the leadership race for the heart and soul of that province's Progressive Conservat… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Is Jason Kenney’s Alberta Crusade Heading for Disaster?

Alberta Politics: About those conservative coup attempts: once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, but three times has got to be enemy action!

PHOTOS: Jason Kenney and Stephen Harper seal the deal. Actually, I think Mr. Harper was welcoming Mr. Kenney to his cabinet as defence minister in this official looking portrait found on the Internet without attribution. I’m assuming it was created w… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: About those conservative coup attempts: once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, but three times has got to be enemy action!

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Coming Soon: A federal by-election in Calgary-Midnapore

Jason Kenney said last week that he will resign as the Member of Parliament for Calgary-Midnapore when the Progressive Conservative Party leadership campaign officially starts on October 1, 2016. He is expected to spend the summer months campaignin… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Coming Soon: A federal by-election in Calgary-Midnapore

Montreal Simon: Michael Harris On The Many Delusions of Jason Kenney

As we all know only too painfully, Jason Kenney is trying to reinvent himself as the Saviour of Alberta.Even though he was born in Ontario, has spent the last twenty years in Ottawa, and couldn't save anything or anyone.Including apparently HIMSEL… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Michael Harris On The Many Delusions of Jason Kenney

Alberta Politics: Does the federal Tory pivot toward Alberta show they’ve given up on power in Ottawa?

PHOTOS: Stephen Harper, the former prime minister, not exactly as he appeared at the Conservative Party’s Calgary Stampede barbecue last night, but close enough. Below: Jason Kenney, Mr. Harper’s former sidekick in Ottawa, whom the former PM endors… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Does the federal Tory pivot toward Alberta show they’ve given up on power in Ottawa?

Susan on the Soapbox: Jason Kenney: Alberta’s Very Own Music Man

Like the Music Man, Jason Kenney blew into town with a message: We’ve got trouble folks! Trouble with a capital “T” that rhymes with “P” and that stands for “Progressive!” The Music Man says we don’t need no “accidental government” … Continue reading . . . → Read More: Susan on the Soapbox: Jason Kenney: Alberta’s Very Own Music Man

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Blessing of Jason Kenney

For weeks Jason Kenney has been all but begging Stephen Harper to endorse his crusade to unite the right in Alberta. He promised us his master's blessing was coming. He's been practically quivering with excitement at the thought of being… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Blessing of Jason Kenney

Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney, Tony Clement, and the Mediocrity of the Cons

It may seem hard to believe, but many in the MSM are saying that Jason Kenney's decision to leave his job in Ottawa to go fight the commies in Alberta, has blown a giant hole in the Con leadership race.Which speaks volumes about the dilapidated… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney, Tony Clement, and the Mediocrity of the Cons

Montreal Simon: The Day Jason Kenney Denied He’s a Social Conservative

I've written quite a few posts recently about Jason Kenney, and his plan to unite the right in Alberta.By destroying the Progressive Conservative party he wants to lead.And since that's crazy enough, or Kenney enough, and I think that the MSM … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Day Jason Kenney Denied He’s a Social Conservative

Alberta Politics: ‘I had an abortion and I thank God I was able to,’ says MLA, pointedly asking Jason Kenney: ‘Pro-choice or not?’

PHOTOS: St. Albert MLA Marie Renaud. Below: A young Jason Kenney in a 1990 TV interview, Archbishop Emeritus John R. Quinn of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, and British MP George Galloway. Marie Renaud, the New Democrat MLA for St. Albert, is a brav… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: ‘I had an abortion and I thank God I was able to,’ says MLA, pointedly asking Jason Kenney: ‘Pro-choice or not?’

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney gets an important head start in the PC leadership race

After announcing his candidacy for the leadership of Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party, Calgary Member of Parliament Jason Kenney laid out his five (or six) step plan to unite Alberta’s conservative partisans under one party banner. Mr. Kenn… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney gets an important head start in the PC leadership race

Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Ghost of Ralph Klein

It was supposed to be Jason Kenney's Big Day. The day he announced he was leaving Ottawa to go save Alberta from the commie hordes. Jason Kenney has confirmed he is leaving federal politics to try to unite the right in Alberta in a bid to fend of… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Ghost of Ralph Klein

Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney makes it official with fresh-faced extras and unattributed tribute to the Nixon Era

PHOTOS: A screen grab from yesterday’s video feed of Jason Kenney announcing his candidacy for the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party in Calgary. Immediately behind him is Caitlyn Madliner, who has prominently figured in anti-PC… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney makes it official with fresh-faced extras and unattributed tribute to the Nixon Era

Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney’s Desperate Plan to Defeat Justin Trudeau

As you know I am delighted that today is the day Jason Kenney is going to announce that he is leaving Ottawa to ride back back to Alberta.After twenty miserable years of spewing manure in every direction.And I had thought that from now on that grote… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney’s Desperate Plan to Defeat Justin Trudeau

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: July 6 is Jason Kenney Day in Alberta Politics

Conservative Member of Parliament Jason Kenney is expected to announce his candidacy for the leader of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta tomorrow, July 6, in Calgary, deliver a speech in Grande Prairie that evening and then trave… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: July 6 is Jason Kenney Day in Alberta Politics

Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Day of Decision

For weeks Jason Kenney has been playing a game of hide and seek. Or what I would call if Kenney wasn't still clinging grimly to his chastity vows, playing hard to get.Whipping the Con media into a frenzy by hinting that he's thinking of leavin… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Day of Decision