Abandon hope, all UCP who enter here? Ted Byfield may have opened the gates to Lake of Fire 2.0

PHOTOS: Social conservative publisher and ideologue Ted Byfield (Photo: Screenshot of Youtube Video). Below: United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney, NDP Education Minister David Eggen, and

One big problem for Alberta’s ‘unite-the-centre’ effort: the NDP already occupies that space

PHOTO: Stephen Mandel, would-be uniter of Alberta’s “centre,” when he was a Tory minister. The effort by a group of politicians previously associated with the Progressive Conservative, Liberal and

Appalled maybe, but no one should be surprised by the ugly threats against Rachel Notley

PHOTOS: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. She has been threatened more than any other Alberta premier, and she reacts with aplomb. Below: British politician Jo Cox, murdered last year

If the post-Smith Wildrose Party’s really in a position to win a majority, this campaign will turn ugly fast

PHOTOS: A dust storm blows through Edmonton Saturday … or was that the Forum Research poll? (Mack D. Male photo, grabbed from Twitter.) Below: Pollster Lorne Bozinoff and

What really matters to the Prentice Government? Market fundamentalism is pivotal, social conservatism is not

PHOTOS: “This round, Jim, just bob and weave. No freakin’ mirrors!” Strategists from the Premier’s Office and Navigator Ltd. advise Premier Jim Prentice, centre, on today’s second go-round

Death of Wildrose founder and Alberta Report journalist-ideologue Link Byfield a major loss to social conservative right

PHOTOS: Wildrose Party co-founder and candidate Link Byfield at then-party-leader Danielle Smith’s side during the kick-off of the party’s 2012 Alberta election campaign. (Photo found on the Internet,

Collapse of rickety Wildrose coalition of market fanatics and religious fundamentalists could be bad-news/good-news story for Alberta’s NDP

Monday’s bombshell that the rickety coalition of ideological market-perfection fanatics and social-conservative religious fundamentalists called the Wildrose Party was coming unstuck may turn out to be a bad-news/good-news

Tory income-splitting tax policy: It’s about creating and preserving gender inequality and making rich guys richer

A fundamental purpose of the Harper Government’s ideologically driven income-splitting tax scheme is to undermine women’s equality, Queen’s University tax law professor Kathleen Lahey told the Parkland Institute’s