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Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | On social media, where right-wing commentators normally wheel and spin like a flock of starlings ... only stunned silence.
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David J. Climenhaga | A strong case can be made the Press Gallery itself is no longer the charming anachronism it appears but an actual impediment to democracy.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | Do we really want to elect a political party to the important job of running our country that needs to hire bouncers for its own invitation-only affairs?
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Don Braid
David J. Climenhaga | Broadbent Institute Executive Director Rick Smith defends the use of a former Calgary Herald strikebreaker to moderate the panel because of his high profile as a political commentator in Alberta.
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Preston Manning (United Church Observer Photo)
David J. Climenhaga | Preston Manning remains an influential and key ideologue on the Canadian far right. He is more than just another jolly Calgary grandfather.
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Globe and Mail Publisher Phillip Crawley
David J. Climenhaga | Developments at the Globe and Mail are part of a larger trend. We are sure to see more paywalls that don't work, more union busting, more lousy journalism and more newspapers going broke.
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Alberta Premier Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | If Albertans want to see future federal policies that really hurt this province's economy, the way to ensure that happens is to keep behaving irresponsibly.
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Immigration Minister Jason Kenney (CBC Photo)
David J. Climenhaga | Future "reaffirmation ceremonies" can be taped with a super script that reads: "Actual new Canadians may not appear exactly as illustrated," or words to that effect.
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Rupert Murdoch, the PM's lunch mate
David J. Climenhaga | Stephen Harper, Rupert Murdoch and their various cronies are as thick as thieves, if you'll pardon the expression! Canadians would be well advised to pay attention.
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Neo-Con Professor Tom Flanagan
David J. Climenhaga | No, the leopard can't change his spots. And Stephen Harper hasn't really changed either. Either will bite you, given the opportunity.