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A Short Break

Dear Readers: I’m working on a project so there will be no blog this week. However if you’d like to share your thoughts about the UCP’s latest missteps (there certainly are enough to choose from) feel free.   See you … Continue reading

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Danielle Smith and the Free Alberta Strategy 

We’ve been so focused on the unconstitutionality of Danielle Smith’s central campaign promise, the passage of the Alberta Sovereignty Act (ASA), that we’ve forgotten that the ASA is part of the Free Alberta Strategy’s grand plan to renegotiate our place … Continue reading

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Danielle Smith & the Alberta Sovereignty Act

In June 1215 King John signed the Magna Carta, agreeing to terms that enshrined the principle that no one, not even a king, is above the law. And now 807 years later Danielle Smith is prepared to turn her back … Continue reading

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Short Break

Given world events it’s become a little more difficult to focus on those squawking about their freedoms being trampled and not getting a fair deal from Ottawa. So Ms Soapbox is taking a short break. Talk to you in 2 … Continue reading

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Quick comment on the Illegal Occupation & Blockades

Ms Soapbox is under the weather, as such there will be no blog post today. I expect to be fully functional next week, at least physically. It will take longer than that to restore my mental equilibrium given the ongoing … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

A choir is singing something vaguely classical on the radio. Rudy the rescue dog is chilling in front of the Christmas tree.    And the Soapbox family is almost ready for Christmas (although Ms Soapbox will be scrambling around at … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday (sort of)

I celebrated a birthday earlier this week and in the Soapbox household birthday celebrations go on forever. Which is why there is no blog today. I’ll be back next week. In the meantime I’d like to leave you with a … Continue reading

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The Department of Education: The Nazis were good people too (or some such BS)

This week we learned that in 2020 the Dept of Education published a document recommending that teachers discussing Nazi atrocities also include material showing the Nazi’s policies strengthened Germany’s economy. Why? Because it’s important from a diversity and respect perspective … Continue reading

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Kenney’s $100 Solution

At the end of May Jason Kenney unveiled an aggressive reopening plan that would lead to the best Alberta summer ever and on July 1 he lifted all but a handful of Covid-19 restrictions. Two months later we crashed. On … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day

It’s Victoria Day tomorrow. Ms Soapbox is taking a break this weekend to celebrate the occasion with her family.   So far I’ve visited with those in our bubble, ordered in from a local restaurant, played Rummikub, cribbage and a … Continue reading

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