Dead Wild Roses: In Alberta, some things never change

Somewhat ironic, considering Rachel Notley said “spring is here” last night. Filed under: Canada, History, Humour Tagged: #abvote, Irony, Spring

atypicalalbertan: IMPORTANT RACES TO WATCH AND MY PREDICTIONS

It is election day in Alberta and before I have anything else to say, I have this important thing to say: VOTE! It will only take a few minutes but it is fundamentally important to our province. Before the campaign started, many pundits were predicting a strong PC majority and very low voter turnout. But, ...

atypicalalbertan.ca: Important Races to Watch and My Predictions

It is election day in Alberta and before I have anything else to say, I have this important thing to say: VOTE! It will only take a few minutes but it is fundamentally important to our province. Before the campaign started, many pundits were predicting a strong PC majority and very low voter turnout. But, ...

Five of Five: Friday Night

Liza Minelli and Joel Grey explain the surprising results in the 2012 Alberta Election. Also, the Toronto Star won five National Newspaper Awards. 

Five of Five: Identity Politics and Some Numbers

The No True Scotsman fallacy often appears in arguments about philosophy or religion.  It has some bearing on the change that is about to engulf Alberta.  The fallacy would sound something like this in a conversation about Alberta politics: You:     No conservative would vote for the Progressive Conservative Party Me:      Well…last ...

Five of Five: ABVOTE: Play the Obama Card.

Donna Kennedy-Glans, election flyer 2012 This was in my mailbox on Friday. Donna Kennedy-Glans is running as the PC candidate in my riding of Calgary Varsity. It’s quite impressive, the production values are great.  It looks like it cost a lot. Not surprising from a governing party that spares no penny on self-promotion.  Interesting, no mention of the ...

JimBobby Sez: New Song: The Wild Rose of Alberta

Whooee! Well, friends an’ foes, I reckon I’ll have a few more foes after the Wildrose backers have a look at this one.

JimBobby Sez: New Song: The Wild Rose of Alberta

Whooee! Well, friends an’ foes, I reckon I’ll have a few more foes after the Wildrose backers have a look at this one.

JimBobby Sez: New Song: The Wild Rose of Alberta

Whooee! Well, friends an’ foes, I reckon I’ll have a few more foes after the Wildrose backers have a look at this one.