Alberta Politics: Now for something completely different: The Climenhaga podcast, as transmitted by the sensational, sinister Minister Faust

PHOTOS: David Climenhaga yaks … and yaks and yaks and yaks … about Turmoil in the Tories! Art work by Malcolm Azania. Below, Mr. Azania, also known by his nom de plume, Minister Faust (from Twitter). I am the first to admit I am not a podcasting kind of guy – don’t make ’em, don’t ...

Alberta Diary: Campaign Diary Volume 5: Praise, political priorities and poetry

Yours Truly visiting the Texas House of Representatives in the State Capitol building in Austin, Texas – and thinking about what to say to Ryan Hastman on EdmontionPolitics.com. Below: The author with LBJ, sort of, and looking particularly fierce for the benefit of our Texan hosts. Last week, just as my daughter Lily and I ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Travel and karate: the perfect ways to put Alberta politics in perspective

Karate: You need to learn it from someone who knows how … Sensei Kiyohide Shinjo instructs a young student in his Okinawa dojo. And you start by learning how to tie your own belt, without any help from the premier’s office. A little bit of travel can really put Alberta in perspective for a student ...