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Chris Alexander
David J. Climenhaga | Chris Alexander wasn’t waving his finger in time with the chanters, he said yesterday. He was trying to get the crowd to stop. Seriously, I'm not making this up.
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Anti-Carbon-Tax Rally
David J. Climenhaga | Saturday's conservative anti-carbon-tax rally got seriously off message -- and the new message it conveyed will be hard for the Wildrose, PC and Conservative parties to shake.
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David J. Climenhaga | Nobody had more warning of the extent and nature of the coming digital revolution than the Canadian newspaper industry, and they still blew their future to smithereens. Now they want your tax money.
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Neal Hancock, in mufti, with Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Will the "Bernard the Roughneck" campaign continue now that "Bernard" himself has proved to be both more and less than original advertised? Oh, probably …
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Jason Kenney Presser
David J. Climenhaga | Apparently nostalgic, Kenney included a maudlin look back at the late premier Ralph Klein. "We miss you Ralph. My goodness, we miss you!"
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Ye shall know them by their friends … and some of Jason Kenney's are pretty interesting to contemplate.
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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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Image copyright David Climenhaga (Just sayin')
David J Climenhaga | So what happens now? Does Wildrose Leader Brian Jean tell Derek Fildebrandt to step aside as committee chair? And what if he won't?
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Heather Boyd
David J. Climenhaga | There is nary a word in Heather Boyd's report about the need for transparency by the Alberta Legislative Press Gallery, which publishes almost no basic information about its activities.
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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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Image: Flickr/University of Saskatchewan
David J. Climenhaga | Despite what you've read, the fight in which the Alberta government has become embroiled has nothing to do with muzzling journalists. It's about which ones have privileged access.
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J. Baglow | He himself says he's not a reporter. Most of the folks sideswiped by his vicious racism, his petulance, his boorishness, his bullying, his reckless disregard for the truth, would agree.