May 05, 2016

Anniversary report card: Grading Rachel Notley’s NDP one year later

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Commentator

A year ago today Rachel Notley and the NDP swept to power in Alberta.

There are so many reason why this happened. It was a perfect storm of revulsion for four decades of PC rule, led by Jim Prentice and distrust for the Wildrose after their former leader Danielle Smith and several other Wildrose MLAs betrayed the party by crossing the floor to the PCs.

The NDP benefited from the division and chaos on the right and surged into power with a caucus full of inexperienced rookies. Some never bothered to campaign or door knock. Some still lived at home with their parents. Some, like NDP MLA Rod Loyola, worship former Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez.

This mix of radical leftist ideology and lack of real world experience has been catastrophic for the province.

And today, on this anniversary of the election of the worst government we have ever had, I’m giving them a report card.

I’m going to be grading the NDP on social studies, math, science.

Spoiler: they fail.

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commented 2016-05-07 09:01:53 -0400
NDP and the Liberals are basically the same. The conservatives are just okay in my book. We need a Nationalist Conservative type. We need someone that will put ALL of Canada first. Someone that throws political correctness where it belongs. In it’s grave.
commented 2016-05-06 13:14:20 -0400
Dale Warren, you forgot Nova Scotia who also had a failed NDP government from 2009 to 2013.

In no province in the history of Canada has the NDP not tanked the economy and not mismanaged the province in which they governed.
commented 2016-05-06 12:14:50 -0400
No surprize here . . . the NDP Failed in BC . . . TWICE !
The NDP Failed in Saskatchewan . . . For DECADES !
The NDP Failed in Manitoba . . . and Failed in Ontario !
You have to be a Special Kind of Stooopid to think the NDP could do anything but FAIL !
Goal of the NDP . . . to make us like the folks in Venezuela, poor, destitute and hungry !
commented 2016-05-06 11:13:46 -0400
Little retarded Ronnie you should really get your meds changed because you have lost touch with reality . Maybe you need a dose of cyanide ! That would help you and do us justice ! Now go back to your basement you assclown and wank off you mental midget !
commented 2016-05-06 10:35:40 -0400
Ronnie C, go to your safe injection site, get fixed then go crawl into your sewer and get some shuteye
commented 2016-05-06 09:59:42 -0400
Robert asked, "Did someone move the rock again? "

Not me! I meticulously avoid the rock Ronnie hides under … and Sean Penson’s … and Andrew Stephensen’s … and Yannie Znayew’s … …

Those brainless socialists are better left alone in their dementia.
commented 2016-05-06 09:54:20 -0400
In the sponsored links above there is a link to incredibly brainy animals. Checked it out and neither Notley, Wynne or Trudeau made the list.
Oh gees, I forgot. They were talking of creatures who actually have a brain.

commented 2016-05-06 09:51:53 -0400
Comments by Ron show that he is suffering from an advanced form of mental retardation.
It’s called liberalism

commented 2016-05-06 09:49:19 -0400
Did someone move the rock again?

commented 2016-05-06 09:47:26 -0400
Ronnie Christensen, the evidence is there for anyone other than idiots like you to see.

Notley has destroyed this province and there is only so much that can be blamed on the price of oil.

Ronnie, it is people like you that would rather take an ice pick and lobotomize yourself than see the cold hard facts that is what is wrong with Canada today. Ronnie, is there a day when you might actually grow up?
commented 2016-05-06 09:13:23 -0400
Ron boy and Yannie….. you leftist progressive fucktards! I for one see your posts as a reminder of the warped and demented mind of the regressives and what the world is up against. Your rhetoric is proof of the serious mental issues that you and your ilk suffer from. Seek help, you’re not well in the head.
commented 2016-05-06 08:49:54 -0400

You ARE full of shit. Blaming Notely for not buildin a firewall around Ft Mac? Are you nuts? Don’t answer that, I know the answer. You assholes are blinded by your ignorant right wing ideology and probably your stupid religion.
commented 2016-05-06 08:45:31 -0400
Another latrine dwelling Islamist apologist.

commented 2016-05-06 08:43:44 -0400
Notley is the prime example of what is wrong with Canadian and indeed most democratic political systems.
The problem is that anyone can run for political office with the only requirement being that that person have sufficient money to run a campaign.
Thus, we end up with a bunch of either very erudite people with no real life experience or a bunch of other people who know nothing of Canadian values.
The people who wish to represent us must have both education, real life experience and common sense.
How can someone like Justin Bin Trudeau empathize with everyday Canadians?
He has a great education (I’m sure he does not owe money for student loans).
The jobs he’s had are really not jobs, they are more like social engagements.
If he lost his job, did he worry about EI? I think not, not with his money.
Same goes for Notley.

commented 2016-05-06 08:30:26 -0400
Yannie Znayew commented 12 hours ago
Sheila Gunn Reid’s report card:

Objectivity: F
Balance: F
Credibility: F
Reporting Skills: F
Fairness: F
Journalistic Abilities: F

FUCK OFF ASSHOLE!!! Go carry out your George Soros minimum wage duties on Torstar or CBC – you’ll find your own kind there.
commented 2016-05-06 02:28:14 -0400
Notley not only collapsed oil industry investment in Alberta with her ideologically-motivated carbon tax, throwing tens of thousands of people out of work, she has also wreaked havoc on Alberta farmers with her brain-dead Bill 6 anti-farmer legislation, and she has slashed the Alberta firefighting budget by 80% just in time for Fort McMurray, a city of 88,000 people, to burn down because requested measures weren’t taken by her government to protect that city from such a catastrophe. Then she accuses official opposition leader Brian Jean of fear-mongering on the very day his house burns down in Fort Mac because he calls her out on her stupidity and demands that she correct her insane action and restore the firefighting budget. Notley is clearly incompetent and should resign, along with her government, before Alberta is destroyed beyond anyone’s ability to put that once thriving province back together. STOP THE DESTRUCTION OF ALBERTA, CANADA’S ECONOMIC ENGINE!! STOP THE DESTRUCTION OF THE PEOPLE AND SOCIETY OF ALBERTA!! NOTLEY, RESIGN NOW!! YOU ARE DESTROYING NOT ONLY ALBERTA AND ITS PEOPLE, BUT CANADA AND IT PEOPLE!! PLEASE!! GO !! NOW!!
commented 2016-05-06 00:02:17 -0400
It was NDP forestry policy in B.C. that caused the pine beetle epidemic that caused the largest environmental disaster in north American history now the wild fires thanks to the NDP not climate change
commented 2016-05-05 23:27:35 -0400
She’s hated them since day one. Of course she’s giving them an F. So much for insightful reporting from the most spiteful media clown in Fort Saskatchewan.
commented 2016-05-05 22:40:40 -0400
Keep showing those clips , the way of dispensing knowledge and news has changed since my youth , the clips with commentary is most effective
You guys are getting good at it
commented 2016-05-05 22:17:52 -0400
Francis Peori commented 21 mins ago
If only Notley had been in power sooner her carbon tax would have prevented this disaster. Perhaps we should implement a volcano tax, a tectonic tax, a cancer tax, after all taking money from people seems to be the answer to all natural tragedy. What really is needed is a stupid tax so people like her and her idiotic ideas never see the light of day.
commented 2016-05-05 21:41:30 -0400
I agree, she gets an F, an F for fail. What gets me, is the way that she smiles from ear to ear, and talks down to us, as she decimates AB. She should step down or call an election, and let the people really give her a report card from the heart.
commented 2016-05-05 21:20:27 -0400
Quebeckers got so fed up with the Bloc they replaced them with dippers, but that only lasted until the next election. We all have our dreams, my greatest hope right now is to see Rachel Notley sitting in her father’s old chair three years from now, with no other dippers in sight.
commented 2016-05-05 20:44:08 -0400
Dipshit troll……..A+ Have the RCMP payed you a visit yet ?
commented 2016-05-05 20:39:44 -0400
Hey Sheila! I’ve got a suggestion for your rebel store……….. Bright orange dunce hats……….. I suppose that there is a whole generation out there that doesn’t know what a dunce hat is, but now is the time for a resurgence, a new fashion statement so to speak. Next time you interview one of these knuckleheads, ask them if they know that the word "gullible " has been removed from the dictionary.
commented 2016-05-05 20:38:01 -0400
Sheila Gunn Reid’s report card:

Objectivity: F
Balance: F
Credibility: F
Reporting Skills: F
Fairness: F
Journalistic Abilities: F
commented 2016-05-05 20:21:31 -0400
evil wins yet again, this is what the public wants that’s why they voted for it and they got it. snotley is laughing under her breath that fort Mac is burning to the ground. this province and country is fucked completely now. i hope your fucking happy.