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Alberta Politics: Don’t laugh or scream, but Jason Kenney is the Hillary Clinton of Alberta politics

PHOTOS: Hillary Clinton, grim faced, gives her concession speech on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. Below: Jason Kenney, who, it is predicted here, will in future be seen as the Hillary Clinton of Alberta; Sandra Jansen and Donna Kennedy-Glans, the two women who dropped out of the Progressive Conservative Party’s leadership race. Jason Kenney is the . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Don’t laugh or scream, but Jason Kenney is the Hillary Clinton of Alberta politics

Alberta Politics: More Bernard-trutherism: An update on Alberta’s (now ex) Roughneck

PHOTOS: Bernard the (now-ex) Roughneck enjoys some of the acclaim that goes with his newfound prominence here in Wild Rose Country. Photo grabbed from Facebook. Below: Neal Hancock as Bernard during his Parliamentary Press conference two months ago. Below that: A screenshot of Interim Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose at her Edmonton news conference on Thursday. . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: More Bernard-trutherism: An update on Alberta’s (now ex) Roughneck

Politics and its Discontents: And Two More Things

I hadn’t fully appreciated, until the U.S. election results came in, how much we have in common with the ovine species:

H/t Carsten

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: George Carlin left us far too early:

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Politics and its Discontents: This Woman Absolutely Disgusts Me

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Politics and its Discontents: A Tough Decision?

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Politics and its Discontents: News From Dystopia

We interrupt this program to bring you important news. But please remember, as Johnny Carson used to say, “I merely report these things, folks. I don’t make them up.The Colorado Springs fire marshal gave a measured response after being attacked by GOP … . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: News From Dystopia

the disgruntled democrat: The U.S. Presidential Election: A Drowning Man Will Clutch at a Dragon

Well, it’s done.  The Republican and Democratic Parties have nominated their candidates to become President of the United States of America, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  Really? These are the choices? The sociopath who can do the least … . . . → Read More: the disgruntled democrat: The U.S. Presidential Election: A Drowning Man Will Clutch at a Dragon

the disgruntled democrat: The U.S. Presidential Election: A Drowning Man Will Clutch at a Dragon

Well, it’s done.  The Republican and Democratic Parties have nominated their candidates to become President of the United States of America, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  Really? These are the choices? The sociopath who can do the least … . . . → Read More: the disgruntled democrat: The U.S. Presidential Election: A Drowning Man Will Clutch at a Dragon

Alberta Politics: NDP environment minister, premier blamed for withdrawal of Senator Lindsey Graham from presidential race

PHOTOS: South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham dropped out of the race to become the Republican Party’s presidential candidate this morning. Well-informed sources point to Environment Minister Shannon Phillips and the rest of Alberta’s NDP governmen… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: NDP environment minister, premier blamed for withdrawal of Senator Lindsey Graham from presidential race

Politics and its Discontents: But Would They Be So Enthusiastic

… if they knew anything about their northern neigbour? You decide: Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: But Would They Be So Enthusiastic

Alberta Diary: Message to Canada’s media: OK guys, you can stop campaigning for that Romney guy now …

Romney Defeats Obama! U.S. President Barack Obama – perhaps not exactly as illustrated – holds up a copy of the Toronto Globe and Mail after his election victory last night. Or something like that. Maybe they just missed it that we don’t get a vote. Most Canadians don’t get to vote, that is, in the … . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Message to Canada’s media: OK guys, you can stop campaigning for that Romney guy now …

Canadian Progressive: WATCH: The Complete Unedited Secret Mitt Romney Fundraising Video

Here it is, the complete unedited secret video that captured Mitt Romney dissing “47 percent of Americans—those who back President Obama“, and dismissing the possibility of a Palestinian state, etc. Romney, the Republican candidate for the November U.S. presidential election, was addressing donors at a May 17 fundraiser, held at the home of private equity . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive: WATCH: The Complete Unedited Secret Mitt Romney Fundraising Video