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At right, Calgary-Fish Creek PC MLA Richard Gotfried (from his Facebook page).
David J. Climenhaga | There is part of a long tradition in Alberta politics of dubious Russian political metaphors. PC MLA Richard Gotfried is the latest politician to yield to this temptation.
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Premier Greg Selinger
David J. Climenhaga | B.C. Premier Christy Clark's Clark's politically inescapable ultimatum to Alberta: no money, no pipeline.
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Dr. Norman Bethune
Christopher Majka | Was Canadian Dr. Norman Bethune a propagandist for Mao Zedong as Calgary MP Rob Anders claims? Or are we witnessing historical revisionism pushed to absurdity and the birth of a new McCarthyism?
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Norman Bethune
David J. Climenhaga | Tag-team attacks on a moderate minister by a radical MP and the PM's tame commentators seem to signal a widening of the rift within the CPC.
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David J. Climenhaga | News stories that claim Canada's involvement in the Afghan war has now ended are designed to advance a political program that has its roots closer to home than in the mountains of the Hindu Kush.
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Mao Zedong in 1927
David J. Climenhaga | Imagine yourself for a moment in the dusty sandals of a local Taliban commander. What would you do next?