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Robin Campbell & Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | In Alberta, the conservative capacity for cognitive dissonance appears almost unlimited.
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Denis Coderre
David J. Climenhaga | Like all good zingers, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre's spoke to a profound truth about the conservative opposition in Alberta, especially the Wildrose Party.
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Rob Merrifield
David J. Climenhaga | A graceful departure would have benefitted former Alberta trade representative Rob Merrifield's reputation as well as the province he had been generously paid to serve.
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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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Oscar Wilde
David J. Climenhaga | Count on it, by the time the first snows hit Central Alberta on Sunday afternoon, the Wildrose Party will have warmed to the rights of sexual minorities.
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David J. Climenhaga | Look at this from the government’s perspective. If you cede control of the system to physicians, chances you’ll ever get health care costs under control are slim.
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Brian Mulroney
David J. Climenhaga | Will Prime Minister Stephen Harper sup with the separatists? It is said here he is bound to. And don't count on him using a long spoon!
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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.
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Former B.C. premier and MP Dave Barrett
David J. Climenhaga | If the NDP cannot or will not recognize that the Canadian West is its only hope, Western progressives and social democrats can be forgiven if they look elsewhere for political answers.
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David J. Climenhaga | Those prating fools from Kansas, the congregants of Westboro Baptist Church, fail to materialize in Edmonton.
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George Orwell & Franz Kafka
David J. Climenhaga | Reliance on voodoo science is the motivating factor behind the long-form census brouhaha, and it is the motivation behind new rules about dealing with media for federal scientists.
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David J. Climenhaga | Just imagine the damage a dogmatic neo-liberal radical like Stephen Harper could do if he didn't frighten voters so badly!