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The five most hilarious, deranged things conservatives said in 2016

On my desktop I keep a folder named Batshit Conservative Stuff. I can't help but screencap stuff the wacky things I see on social media and put it in that folder.

Calgary Herald editorial snips out huge factual error with no real disclosure

Unsigned editorials are a quirky holdover from the history of newspapers. 

Calgary Sun columnist Rick Bell torches his credibility, stands by massive error

Rick Bell of the Calgary Sun wrote a column on Friday, December 16 where Bell along with Brian Jean and Brad Wall construct a false narrative to smear Rachel Notley to advance their political objectives.

Brian Jean misused taxpayer resources to start a new conservative political party

In Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean's year end interview with the CBC Jean mentions a potential re-brand of the Wildrose Party (which itself underwent a name change in 2011 when it dropped Alliance from its name). 

Massive Journalism Ethics Fail at the Edmonton Sun

Edmonton based Postmedia columnist Lorne Gunter wrote a column on December 6, 2016 defending Ezra Levant and the controversy surrounding him during a recent rally he held where protesters chanted “lock her up,” in regards to Premier Rachel Notley.

Poll: Saskatchewan residents reject outdated, ineffective campaign finance laws

Brad Wall Took Money From Who?

Saskatchewan has the worst campaign finance rules in Canada. Here's the proof

It was a close contest for which province has the worst campaign finance laws. 

Brad Wall has raised more than $3 million in out of province corporate donations since 2006

When Brad Wall rolled through the Calgary Petroleum Club’s wood paneled walls on June 8th he got the headlines he wanted.  

The Wildrose lobbyists behind Jason Kenney's campaign to take over the PC Party

Unite Alberta Ltd.'s registered office is the same office of two Wildrosers turned lobbyists