Author Archives: susanonthesoapbox

Attack Ad: Yes or No?

Just for the record progressive voters really don’t care where Jason Kenney lived when he served in Harper’s government or whether he visited Alberta often enough or whether he’s using Alberta as a stepping stone in his quest for the … Continue reading

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Paris!

Ms Soapbox and her daughter have gone to Paris for a week.  Take good care of the province and the country until we get back.  🙂

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Ontario Elects Doug Ford; Alberta Unleashes the Valkyries

Valkyrie: from Norse mythology, meaning “chooser of the slain”;  female figures who choose who will die in battle and who will live.    Ms Soapbox has a message for all the politicians who “know” what their female constituents need but … Continue reading

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What do Jason Kenney, John Horgan and Elizabeth May have in Common?

This just in from the “strange-bedfellows” department:     When it comes to the Trans Mountain pipeline, Jason Kenney, BC premier John Horgan and Green Party leader Elizabeth May are singing from the same song sheet. They all agree that the … Continue reading

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Jason Kenney: When a Dog Whistler Loses Control of the Dogs

Ever wonder what happens when a dog whistler loses control of the dogs?* Jason Kenney is beginning to discover that his supporters are way ahead of him on his “conservative values” ideology and it’s going to be hard to rein … Continue reading

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Mr Kenney Runs Away

The last two weeks have been particularly tiring for Mr Kenney, the leader of the UCP, he spent most of it running away. Mr Kenney hightailed it out of the Legislature, not once but six times, to avoid debating Bill … Continue reading

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Handmaids For Kenney Attend The UCP Policy Convention

This would be funny in the ironic ha-ha sense if it wasn’t so damned serious. While the rest of us were watching UCP members debate policy resolutions in a conference hall in Red Deer, Handmaids for Kenney stood silently outside … Continue reading

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