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Jimmy Carter
David J. Climenhaga | To paraphrase Democrat Lloyd Bentsen's famous comment to Republican Dan Quayle in the 1988 U.S. vice-presidential debate: "I knew Ralph Klein... Premier, you're no Ralph Klein!"
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Robin Campbell
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's PC governments never learn anything, no matter which leader they choose to be conductor of the train, and we just keep reliving the past over and over.
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Athabasca University
David J. Climenhaga | If the government of Alberta wants a university that allows students to complete their degrees via distance education, it's going to have to pay for it.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Former Alberta premier Alison Redford's "crimes" were political in nature. There never was a serious chance she would face charges.
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David J. Climenhaga | I expect today's "study" from the Fraser Institute will make claims about the cost of public services in Alberta that are unsupported by the evidence but heavily spun in a press release.
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Stephen Mandel
David J. Climenhaga | Under "Alberta's New Management," Calgary will continue to get the gold mine while Edmonton still gets the shaft. But Edmonton's strident voice in cabinet has fallen silent.
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Dr. Anny Sauvageau
David J. Climenhaga | While so much was going on in Alberta today, Premier Jim Prentice made himself prudently scarce, visiting his new American BFF, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
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Stephen Mandel & Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | According to what is being said in government circles, the government plans to go after another five per cent from the so-called MUSH Sector -- municipalities, universities, schools and hospitals.
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Nolan Crouse
David J. Climenhaga | If you didn’t happen to know there was an Alberta Liberal leadership race on, St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse's announcement today would have sounded mysterious.
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John Major
David J. Climenhaga | No working politician wants to be the one who states the obvious, that political work is important work and the people who practice it deserve to be sensibly compensated.
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Raj Sherman
David J. Climenhaga | Only the Alberta NDP has managed a leadership transition since the 2012 provincial general election without leaving blood on the floor.
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Danielle Smith
David J. Climenhaga | Danielle Smith is right about one thing: Whatever progressive instincts the PC Party had are now deader than the proverbial mackerel.