It may surprise you to learn that I care about more than faith and politics. I know! I’m like a full-blown human being with interests and hobbies and stuff. Sorry … Continue Reading The Three Stars of Comedy of the Alberta Election
I like labels. I know they’re an unpopular thing in Canada today, but I like them. I think we’re too sensitive to be labelled and that has led to our … Continue Reading Nerd Cousin Post: What Should we Call Jason Kenney?
Where do we begin? I admit that things did not turn out the way I was hoping and praying they would last night. That’s a pretty forthright opinion from me. … Continue Reading The Good and Bad of the Election Results
So… that happened. After all the millions of dollars, the constant bombardment of ads, the attacks, your aunt Susan’s passionate but strangely worded Facebook posts, and your drunk uncle’s thinly … Continue Reading Election Recap
Today is the final day to vote for the 2019 Alberta election. The greatest US President of all time said, “Decisions are made by those who show up.” I agree. … Continue Reading Decisions are Made by Those Who Show Up
In Alberta, we have this thing called a Carbon Tax. You may have heard of it. Truth be told, every other province has one too, but we’re concerned with Alberta’s. … Continue Reading Issue Profile: The Carbon Tax
Are vaccines dangerous? No. Should I get my kids vaccinated? Yes (unless an actual licensed doctor told you otherwise). Is the Alberta Party’s proposal to mandate that kids receive vaccines … Continue Reading Issue Profile: Vaccines
Well, that was… a thing. Even for a political junkie like me, that debate was pretty stale. Maybe it was the format that didn’t allow for a lot of actual … Continue Reading Grading the Debate
The minimum wage and overtime pay are not as complicated as say, equalization payments. The concepts are simple. Anyone who works gets paid a minimum amount of money per hour. … Continue Reading Issue Profile: The Minimum Wage (with free bonus overtime coverage)
I am clearly someone who doesn’t shy away from controversy. I mean, I started a blog that mixes religion and politics. I recognized that this was most people’s idea of … Continue Reading Issue Profile: Equalization Payments (and why you are probably wrong about them)
Guys… there’s gonna be a leader’s debate. It’s my Super Bowl… Wait sorry… my editor is telling me that Super Bowl is a copyrighted term… Also, I am now being … Continue Reading The Best Night of the Year!
You may have heard about some issues Jason Kenney is facing around his successful leadership campaign to lead the UCP. We alluded to it when we introduced him. As with … Continue Reading Explained: The Kamikaze Candidate
Remember back when we discussed how to find out whether you’re eligible to vote? YOU DON’T?!?!? Sorry, I just switched to dark roast… Well in that post I may have … Continue Reading Advanced Voting and Special Ballots
Now that we have introduced the parties (part 1, part 2, part 3) and met the leaders, it’s time to start learning about the issues. I’m choosing to start with … Continue Reading Issue Profile: GSAs
When we finished up with meet the parties, there was a short section on independent candidates. Someone commented (I know! I got my first commenter! I’m gonna be famous mom!) … Continue Reading Independent Candidates
One of the things that I hear most often when election time rolls around is that finding information on local candidate is difficult. That’s true. Sometimes it can be next … Continue Reading Researching Your Local Candidate: Tips and Tools