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Educator, small business owner, multifaceted pro. Non-partisan, anti political corruption. No fan of propaganda. 🚫 lists please. Views are my own.
Sep 18, 2018 11 tweets 3 min read
1/Have Albertans figured out the Scheer and Kenney trips to India?

Many must wonder why these lacklustre Opposition leaders with no mandate are suddenly jetting off to pretend they are doing real work in India. Why is India receiving them?

My hunch is...

#cdnpoli #abpoli 2/ based on some knowledge and some extrapolation.

BJP, the party of India's PM Modi, is a member party of the International Democratic Union - the right wing international group now led by Stephen Harper.

The IDU's purpose is to get Conservative governments elected around the
Sep 18, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
1/ So @jkenney, who has zero mandate to make deals on behalf of AB with foreign interests, is in India.

He talks to the infrastructure minister about leveraging the private sector re highways. Kenney, who couldn't understand the Carillion bankruptcy proceedings.

#ableg #ABpoli 2/ And he seems to have misrepresented himself as a minister. But, hey, we all pretend to be something we're not, right? Normal for a party leader to embarrass themselves like that, isn't it?

@UCPCaucus seems to think so. Doesn't seem to understand the ethics issue.
Aug 9, 2018 8 tweets 7 min read
@jkenney 1/ You keep lying about that.

Alberta deserves leaders who tell the truth.

We don't need "Trump lite" premiers like your pal Ford.

As for energy independence, only one of the main 3 parties made strides toward that (because of the lessons of the 1970s).

#cdnpoli @jkenney 2/ Weirdly, it wasn't the "socialist" NDP (this is where David Lewis and I fought most). Nor was it the Conservatives, who pushed increased trade with US. It was the Liberals with the botched NEP and Petro-Canada. And Conservatives hammered them for it.

Especially in Alberta.