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November 1988 federal election rally in Calgary. Front row: Mayor Ralph Klein, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Don Getty. Photo: Government of Alberta/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | It's 2018 and we're starting to get a clearer impression of the true meaning of free trade with the United States. Thanks a load, Brian Mulroney!
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Photograph of The Reagans and Mulroneys in Quebec in 1985. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Karl Nerenberg | Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Economist didn't blame the decline in American democracy on Donald Trump. They blamed Donald Trump on the decline in American democracy.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Thank you, Jane Fonda! Former Harper minister touts celebrity visit to prop up implausible argument that visibly effective NDP climate strategy doesn't actually work.
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Alican Koc | Why the erratic performances of Ronald Reagan -- and Homer Simpson -- might offer clues to how Donald Trump defied all expectations -- and still might win.
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David J. Climenhaga | Would the perennial Canadian advocates of political term limits please shut up!
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Friedrich Hayek
David J. Climenhaga | With the appointment of Heather Forsyth as Wildrose leader yesterday, Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley is the only leader of an Alberta opposition party who's never been a Tory cabinet minister.
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Michael Cooper
David J. Climenhaga | As Michael Cooper was being chosen by local Conservatives as their candidate in St. Albert-Edmonton, national media seems to have adopted Independent MP and former Tory Brent Rathgeber as a mascot.
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David J. Climenhaga | Evidence is strong that in addition to its other flaws, the so-called Canadian Taxpayers Federation has a strong anti-worker, anti-union bias.
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Alvin Finkel
David J. Climenhaga | Bill 10 gave Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner a little flimsy intellectual cover for the idea that what he was doing to public employees was sound policy.
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Ezra Levant and Michael Coren
David J. Climenhaga | Not done in Canada, you say? Oh yes it is! If the recently dead political figure is someone on the left, one can say pretty much whatever one feels like.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Alison Redford and Finance Minister Doug Horner have been singing Gloomy Thursday, a tune so melancholy many listeners are tempted to jump off a fiscal cliff!