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Danielle Smith: No reason to fear an NDP or Wildrose majority
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2015-04-28 01:35:08 UTC
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http://metronews.ca/news/calgary - April 26, 2015


No reason to fear a Wildrose or Alberta NDP majority, Danielle Smith says


Danielle Smith expects another PC majority government – albeit a much slimmer
one – but says if the Wildrose or NDP manage to take power in the May 5
election, it wouldn’t lead to the “chaos” some predict.

“I would not be the least bit concerned about changing government,” the former
Wildrose leader turned PC MLA turned author said Sunday, speaking as part of
the final panel discussion of the weekend’s Spur Calgary festival.

Her fellow panelist, Mount Royal University professor Duane Bratt, painted a
different picture of a hypothetical NDP or Wildrose majority.

“We will be in chaos in this province,” Bratt said. “You’re going to have an
inexperienced group show up to power and they’re going to believe that the
senior public sector is all closely tied to the PCs.”

Smith disagreed strongly, however, saying “there is a level of intellectual
depth in all political parties” and adding that the parliamentary system is
“designed to have stability” when the government changes.

“The bureaucracy is very professional,” Smith said. “They design all the
briefing books with change of government in mind.”

Brian Singh, a data scientist and campaign strategist and third member of the
panel, offered yet a different view.

Singh is from Trinidad and Tobago, which, he noted, had an oil-dependent
economy and the same party in power for 30 years before it finally got voted
out in 1986, leading to both negative and positive changes, in his view.

“Yes, chaos did ensue, but there was a lot more accountability in government,”
Singh said.
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M.I.Wakefield
2015-04-28 01:41:58 UTC
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Bye, Felicia.
Canuck57
2015-04-28 09:59:45 UTC
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Bailout Buddy Jim played Dianne Smith like a chump she is.

Now that the Wildrose has the problem childs sitting with PC Party or
kicked out, well, in better shape than ever.

Wildrose may not win, but they will kick back. But what you need to
know about Bailout Buddy Jim Prentice.

Lets jump back to 2010 when Bailout Jim supported GM, auto and Bank
bailouts and Alberta was to pay for it. Hardly representing the west
their Bailout Jim. Hey, and afterwards he got a execitive CIBC
patronage position. Yep, a reward for CHMC/taxpayers taking on $125
billion in bank bad debts.

Yep, we have the best politicians lobby money can buy and we pay for
with Buddy Bailout Jim Prentice.

Now lets see how many seats he loses.
Post by ž
http://metronews.ca/news/calgary - April 26, 2015
No reason to fear a Wildrose or Alberta NDP majority, Danielle Smith says
Danielle Smith expects another PC majority government – albeit a much
slimmer one – but says if the Wildrose or NDP manage to take power in
the May 5 election, it wouldn’t lead to the “chaos” some predict.
“I would not be the least bit concerned about changing government,” the
former Wildrose leader turned PC MLA turned author said Sunday, speaking
as part of the final panel discussion of the weekend’s Spur Calgary
festival.
Her fellow panelist, Mount Royal University professor Duane Bratt,
painted a different picture of a hypothetical NDP or Wildrose majority.
“We will be in chaos in this province,” Bratt said. “You’re going to
have an inexperienced group show up to power and they’re going to
believe that the senior public sector is all closely tied to the PCs.”
Smith disagreed strongly, however, saying “there is a level of
intellectual depth in all political parties” and adding that the
parliamentary system is “designed to have stability” when the government
changes.
“The bureaucracy is very professional,” Smith said. “They design all
the briefing books with change of government in mind.”
Brian Singh, a data scientist and campaign strategist and third member
of the panel, offered yet a different view.
Singh is from Trinidad and Tobago, which, he noted, had an oil-dependent
economy and the same party in power for 30 years before it finally got
voted out in 1986, leading to both negative and positive changes, in his
view.
“Yes, chaos did ensue, but there was a lot more accountability in
government,” Singh said.
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Socialist-statism corruption is a great idea so long as the credit is
good and other people pay for it. When the credit runs out and those
that pay for it leave, they can all share having nothing but
unemployment, debt and discontentment.
The Doctor
2015-04-28 14:34:01 UTC
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Post by Canuck57
Bailout Buddy Jim played Dianne Smith like a chump she is.
Now that the Wildrose has the problem childs sitting with PC Party or
kicked out, well, in better shape than ever.
Wildrose may not win, but they will kick back. But what you need to
know about Bailout Buddy Jim Prentice.
Lets jump back to 2010 when Bailout Jim supported GM, auto and Bank
bailouts and Alberta was to pay for it. Hardly representing the west
their Bailout Jim. Hey, and afterwards he got a execitive CIBC
patronage position. Yep, a reward for CHMC/taxpayers taking on $125
billion in bank bad debts.
Yep, we have the best politicians lobby money can buy and we pay for
with Buddy Bailout Jim Prentice.
Now lets see how many seats he loses.
Post by ž
http://metronews.ca/news/calgary - April 26, 2015
No reason to fear a Wildrose or Alberta NDP majority, Danielle Smith says
Danielle Smith expects another PC majority government – albeit a much
slimmer one – but says if the Wildrose or NDP manage to take power in
the May 5 election, it wouldn’t lead to the “chaos” some predict.
“I would not be the least bit concerned about changing government,” the
former Wildrose leader turned PC MLA turned author said Sunday, speaking
as part of the final panel discussion of the weekend’s Spur Calgary
festival.
Her fellow panelist, Mount Royal University professor Duane Bratt,
painted a different picture of a hypothetical NDP or Wildrose majority.
“We will be in chaos in this province,” Bratt said. “You’re going to
have an inexperienced group show up to power and they’re going to
believe that the senior public sector is all closely tied to the PCs.”
Smith disagreed strongly, however, saying “there is a level of
intellectual depth in all political parties” and adding that the
parliamentary system is “designed to have stability” when the government
changes.
“The bureaucracy is very professional,” Smith said. “They design all
the briefing books with change of government in mind.”
Brian Singh, a data scientist and campaign strategist and third member
of the panel, offered yet a different view.
Singh is from Trinidad and Tobago, which, he noted, had an oil-dependent
economy and the same party in power for 30 years before it finally got
voted out in 1986, leading to both negative and positive changes, in his
view.
“Yes, chaos did ensue, but there was a lot more accountability in
government,” Singh said.
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Hopefully Bailout JIm, and Sidekick Brian and Hippie Rachel are the big losers
this election.
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Socialist-statism corruption is a great idea so long as the credit is
good and other people pay for it. When the credit runs out and those
that pay for it leave, they can all share having nothing but
unemployment, debt and discontentment.
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Alberta time to save the province from corruption! Vote Liberal on 5 May 2015!!
The Doctor
2015-04-28 14:30:45 UTC
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Post by ž
http://metronews.ca/news/calgary - April 26, 2015
No reason to fear a Wildrose or Alberta NDP majority, Danielle Smith says
Danielle Smith expects another PC majority government – albeit a much slimmer
one – but says if the Wildrose or NDP manage to take power in the May 5
election, it wouldn’t lead to the “chaos” some predict.
“I would not be the least bit concerned about changing government,” the former
Wildrose leader turned PC MLA turned author said Sunday, speaking as part of
the final panel discussion of the weekend’s Spur Calgary festival.
Her fellow panelist, Mount Royal University professor Duane Bratt, painted a
different picture of a hypothetical NDP or Wildrose majority.
“We will be in chaos in this province,” Bratt said. “You’re going to have an
inexperienced group show up to power and they’re going to believe that the
senior public sector is all closely tied to the PCs.”
Smith disagreed strongly, however, saying “there is a level of intellectual
depth in all political parties” and adding that the parliamentary system is
“designed to have stability” when the government changes.
“The bureaucracy is very professional,” Smith said. “They design all the
briefing books with change of government in mind.”
Brian Singh, a data scientist and campaign strategist and third member of the
panel, offered yet a different view.
Singh is from Trinidad and Tobago, which, he noted, had an oil-dependent
economy and the same party in power for 30 years before it finally got voted
out in 1986, leading to both negative and positive changes, in his view.
“Yes, chaos did ensue, but there was a lot more accountability in government,”
Singh said.
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I prefer a Liberal pluarity and keep the extremists at bay.
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God,Queen and country!Never Satan President Republic!Beware AntiChrist rising!
http://www.fullyfollow.me/rootnl2k Look at Psalms 14 and 53 on Atheism
Alberta time to save the province from corruption! Vote Liberal on 5 May 2015!!
Sharx35
2015-04-28 19:54:35 UTC
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2015-04-28 19:56:21 UTC
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Post by ž
http://metronews.ca/news/calgary - April 26, 2015
No reason to fear a Wildrose or Alberta NDP majority, Danielle Smith says
Danielle Smith expects another PC majority government – albeit a much slimmer
one – but says if the Wildrose or NDP manage to take power in the May 5
election, it wouldn’t lead to the “chaos” some predict.
“I would not be the least bit concerned about changing government,” the former
Wildrose leader turned PC MLA turned author said Sunday, speaking as part of
the final panel discussion of the weekend’s Spur Calgary festival.
Her fellow panelist, Mount Royal University professor Duane Bratt, painted a
different picture of a hypothetical NDP or Wildrose majority.
“We will be in chaos in this province,” Bratt said. “You’re going
to have an
inexperienced group show up to power and they’re going to believe that the
senior public sector is all closely tied to the PCs.”
Smith disagreed strongly, however, saying “there is a level of intellectual
depth in all political parties” and adding that the parliamentary system is
“designed to have stability” when the government changes.
“The bureaucracy is very professional,” Smith said. “They design all the
briefing books with change of government in mind.”
Brian Singh, a data scientist and campaign strategist and third member of the
panel, offered yet a different view.
Singh is from Trinidad and Tobago, which, he noted, had an oil-dependent
economy and the same party in power for 30 years before it finally got voted
out in 1986, leading to both negative and positive changes, in his view.
“Yes, chaos did ensue, but there was a lot more accountability in government,”
Singh said.
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I prefer a Liberal pluarity and keep the extremists at bay.
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Doctor, you may prefer a Liberal "pluarity" all you want, but it ain't going
to happen. Libs will be lucky to get TWO seats, max.
REcall the pools called for a Wildrose Majority last time.
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God,Queen and country!Never Satan President Republic!Beware AntiChrist rising!
http://www.fullyfollow.me/rootnl2k Look at Psalms 14 and 53 on Atheism
Alberta time to save the province from corruption! Vote Liberal on 5 May 2015!!
Sharx35
2015-04-28 20:12:00 UTC
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The Doctor
2015-04-28 22:54:07 UTC
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Post by ž
http://metronews.ca/news/calgary - April 26, 2015
No reason to fear a Wildrose or Alberta NDP majority, Danielle Smith says
Danielle Smith expects another PC majority government – albeit a much slimmer
one – but says if the Wildrose or NDP manage to take power in the May 5
election, it wouldn’t lead to the “chaos” some predict.
“I would not be the least bit concerned about changing government,”
the
former
Wildrose leader turned PC MLA turned author said Sunday, speaking as part of
the final panel discussion of the weekend’s Spur Calgary festival.
Her fellow panelist, Mount Royal University professor Duane Bratt, painted a
different picture of a hypothetical NDP or Wildrose majority.
“We will be in chaos in this province,” Bratt said. “You’re going
to have an
inexperienced group show up to power and they’re going to believe that the
senior public sector is all closely tied to the PCs.”
Smith disagreed strongly, however, saying “there is a level of intellectual
depth in all political parties” and adding that the parliamentary system is
“designed to have stability” when the government changes.
“The bureaucracy is very professional,” Smith said. “They design
all
the
briefing books with change of government in mind.”
Brian Singh, a data scientist and campaign strategist and third member of the
panel, offered yet a different view.
Singh is from Trinidad and Tobago, which, he noted, had an oil-dependent
economy and the same party in power for 30 years before it finally got voted
out in 1986, leading to both negative and positive changes, in his view.
“Yes, chaos did ensue, but there was a lot more accountability in government,”
Singh said.
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I prefer a Liberal pluarity and keep the extremists at bay.
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Doctor, you may prefer a Liberal "pluarity" all you want, but it ain't going
to happen. Libs will be lucky to get TWO seats, max.
REcall the pools called for a Wildrose Majority last time.
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Doctor, I'm NOT trying to be mean to you. This is NOT
a Liberal party lead by something with the cajones and intelligence
of the late Laurence Decore. Nothing against Dr. Swann--I'm sure
he's a fine gentleman--but this election will be a bad, bad one for the
Liberals.
OTOH, yes the pollsters did horribly in the last BC election, too. One
should
never assume anything but my gut tells be, THIS is surely the time, maybe
the ONLY TIME,
for all progressive parties to unite under the NDP banner. Rachel Notley is
a social democrat,
a far, far cry from me a la-la-land socialist. Watch, in the next week, how
the Wildrose
and the PCs play up the Fear Factor...just like the PC's did last time.
Don't forget,
in 2012, *I* voted for the late Rick Miller in Edmonton Rutherford, as the
most credible
candidate to out Fred Horne. Sadly, it didn't happen. If *I* can vote
Liberal when
it strategically makes sense, why can't YOU read the writing on the wall and
vote strategically, too?
:Your Liberal vote in your riding just increases the chance of a reactionary
candidate (Wildrose or PC) winning.
Depends, Just running some models on Knowlton and Hill and various
scenarios can play out.

Recall the undecided are still huge.
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God,Queen and country!Never Satan President Republic!Beware AntiChrist rising!
http://www.fullyfollow.me/rootnl2k Look at Psalms 14 and 53 on Atheism
Alberta time to save the province from corruption! Vote Liberal on 5 May 2015!!
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