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Linda Leon | From Israel's assault on Gaza to attacks on refugees in Canada, Stephen Harper's Conservatives are masters of nasty wedge politics. Penny for your thoughts, Ryan?
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"Friends of Science" billboard in Calgary
David J. Climenhaga | The "Friends of Science" is an interesting group, another part of the vast, intricate and well-funded network of loony-right fronts linked back to the "Calgary School."
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Rob Anderson
David J. Climenhaga | The Wildrose Party's problem is that if it distances itself too far from its most socially conservative members' beliefs, it is also inevitably distancing itself from its most enthusiastic supporters.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | … But can former federal cabinet minister and current baking boss Jim Prentice forgo his ambition to be prime minister?
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David J. Climenhaga | What are we Albertans going to do with this embarrassment of riches? Who knows?
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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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Mason-Smith Debate Poster
David J. Climenhaga | By working together symbiotically to weaken the other two parties, both the Alberta NDP and the Wildrose Party hope to achieve their mutual long-term goals.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | A year and a couple of weeks ago, tout le monde political Alberta had written off Premier Alison Redford and her Tories and were already typing up the obituaries.
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Linda Leon | The day after Justin Trudeau was elected the leader of the Liberal Party, the hate ads were on television. Luckily for the Conservative Party, the Liberals aren't given to litigation.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Forum poll of Canadians' voting intentions publicized yesterday by the National Post cannot be said to contain good news for the most prominent old guys in our nation’s politics.
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David J. Climenhaga | If there was confusion on Tom Flanagan's part, it was likely because of the hubris of Professorial Mentality Syndrome (PMS) not because of the addling effects of old age.
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Blaine Higgs
David J. Climenhaga | Clearly conservatives have identified the environment as a potentially fatal weak point for their continued rule and will do their best to persuade Canadians they can be trusted on the green file.