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The Disaffected Lib: Jimbo Prentice Pokes Albertans in the Eye With a Sharp Stick.

Posted March 5, 2015 by The Mound of Sound

Well, this is certain something.  Alberta’s unelected premier, Jim Prentice, better learn to bite his tongue.

Prentice has sparked a bit of a furor by blaming his constituents for the mess the province now finds itself in.

Premier Jim Prentice is facing a social media backlash after telling Albertans to “look in the mirror” to find who is responsible for the province’s current financial woes.

Speaking on CBC’s Alberta@Noon Wednesday, Premier Jim Prentice told host Donna McElligott that “in terms of who is responsible, we need only look in the mirror. Basically, all of us have had the best of (Read more…)

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Bill Longstaff: Prentice is right—Albertans are to blame

Posted March 6, 2015 by Bill Longstaff

If Albertans want to know why their government is having budget problems, Premier Jim Prentice advises them to “look in the mirror.” His comment went, as they say, viral. Opposition leaders have demanded he apologize for his insult to the people of this province. “I was really quite surprised that he would come out with something that was so insulting and so disconnected from the reality in

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Reader’s Diary #1110- Lee Kvern: In Search of Lucinda

Posted January 5, 2015 by John Mutford

 Lee Kvern’s “In Search of Lucinda”begins with an off-duty police officer coming home, somewhat intoxicated, on a July afternoon with a couple of buddies and women in tow. It’s a slightly jarring scene to picture these 5 individuals come into a fa…

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Reader’s Diary #1119- Todd McFarlane: Spawn, Origins Collection Vol. 1

Posted February 12, 2015 by John Mutford

On my quest to becoming an expert in Canadian comics (trust me, I’ve got a LONG way to go), I’d better start knocking some of the heavy hitters off the list. Originally from Calgary, Todd McFarlane, is known for a lot of successful ventures, though he …

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