July 06, 2016

CPC Leadership race: Who will come “in” now that “Happy Warrior” Jason Kenney’s “out”?

Brian LilleyArchive

Jason Kenney has made it official and will not seek the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada. Instead, he wants to unite Alberta's right.

While this is good news for Albertans, what does it mean for the federal leadership race?

Watch as I try to sort it all out.

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commented 2016-07-09 13:28:44 -0400
I was previously going to vote for Jason Kenney!
commented 2016-07-09 13:28:02 -0400
The only people that are available now that I believe are worth voting for for Leadership are Kevin O’Leary or Andrew Shearer, although they say he he has some similarities I have not seen him in action – I would like to see how he carries himself or if he really is Conservative without Liberal weaknesses’!
We are going to need a Leader who is able to plummet Dictator Liberal PM Justin Trudeau from Parliament!
commented 2016-07-07 23:09:49 -0400
Andrew Stephenson—exactly my thoughts on Social Conservatives. Its not that non-practicing religious people hate religious people; its just that we don’t want it in politics. If the Federal Conservatives would just stick to " Fiscal Business" and not crazy right wing religious nuts, we would gain 2 million new voters. Who cares if some are atheists ? At least they don’t want to blow us up.
commented 2016-07-07 20:03:27 -0400
“With almost no one in the CPC representing social conservatives, they will lose a large part of their base and will never again be in power. ’

That’s the thing. The gains in the middle far, far exceed the losses on the fringes. Social conservatives represent a tiny fraction of the whole, maybe a third of CPC supporters and 1/10 the total. The centrist “swing” vote is three times that. People don’t want social conservatism, they want steady governance with a clear alternative that does not rock the boat or pander to special interest minority groups.
commented 2016-07-07 16:59:05 -0400
With almost no one in the CPC representing social conservatives, they will lose a large part of their base and will never again be in power. They seem as lost to moral values as the Liberals at this point….they would rather be PC and not offend anyone, than to stand for what is right. Very sorry to lose Kenney at the federal level…might have to move to Alberta in a few years, if there is anything left of it.
commented 2016-07-07 11:06:26 -0400
Jaykelly , but I do enjoy your satire , it’s along the same lines as put forth by Sean pens son - where ever he is these days .
One day I will compare the finger prints of the " two " of you
commented 2016-07-07 10:13:06 -0400
Thanks to The Rebel for providing a free an open forum in order for us to provide our opinions, both left wing views and right wing views. It appears the CBC has a new policy of limiting the comments of Canadians. The CBC is especially censoring any comments criticizing Trudeau while at the same time permitting name calling and any comment that is anti-Conservative. I know this nothing new but it is becoming more prevalent then ever.
commented 2016-07-07 10:06:55 -0400
Jason Kenney needs to take some advice and direction from the likes of Trump and Kevin O’Leary and stand up and fight for Alberta.

The next federal CPC leader also needs to take the advice and direction of Trump and O’Leary and stand up and fight for Canada. The days of pretty boy politics as shown by Obama and Trudeau will drive North America into third world standards starting with cities, states and provinces declaring bankruptcy. The Harper government in the past has already bailed out some Canadian cities in financial debt but with the scatterbrain economics of Trudeau there will not be any finances to fall back on.
commented 2016-07-07 09:13:54 -0400
Jay Kelly commented 9 hours ago
Rona Ambrose has done well as the temporary leader of the Conservative Party.

commented 2016-07-07 02:42:34 -0400
Elton Braun is indeed a bit pessimistic.

Canada is fundamentally a democracy and that means that the majority of voters, not Elton Braun, choose the government.

Rona Ambrose has done very well, and she would be a good candidate to lead the Conservatives in the next election. She also might win the votes necessary to win an election.
commented 2016-07-07 02:05:29 -0400
Hear hear Elton Braun.
commented 2016-07-07 01:08:23 -0400
Rona Ambrose would lead the CPC party into oblivion. What the heck do we want 5 left wing parties for? When the great correction finally comes to Canada after sweeping through Europe and with a lot of luck continues with Trump, people are going to need a strong right wing alternative because we all know the right is going to have to bail the idiots out and save them from themselves. 3 possible scenarios. 1. The left succeeds in figuring enough underhanded ways to shut down the right and free speech to allow the demise of western civilization as we’ve known it. 2. They come close but enough of us quit talking and start fighting which leads to years of civil war and massive poverty. 3. Enough people wake up before it’s too late and the great correction is successful allowing us to get our country back on track but it will be a long uphill battle against a lot of indoctrination and fiscal incompetence. Can’t say I’m optimistic. The bottom line is that this country cannot afford or even survive the policies of any of the far left wing governments currently in power. Everywhere in the world that left wing governments are in power the countries are failing because in our new opposite world failure is the new success.
commented 2016-07-07 00:50:23 -0400
Jay Kelly—Rona would come in 3rd behind the NDP. Nice person though !
commented 2016-07-06 23:59:12 -0400
Rona Ambrose has done well as the temporary leader of the Conservative Party.

Can she be roped into leading the Party into the next general election?

She would do well.
commented 2016-07-06 23:56:17 -0400
Just a little too far left in my opinion. You didn’t see Scheer (finally spelled it correctly)at Pride, that’s for sure. I don’t know who they think they are winning over!
commented 2016-07-06 21:43:45 -0400
I’m going to be watching Andrew Sheer. Kenny said no carbon tax and I think Sheer falls in with that thinking. He’s no liberal in con clothing like most of them. He is smart and quick on his feet and gives it to Justin at least as well as Kenny does. When he goes at Justin (with a smile) it makes Justin look like the slow kid in the class, which he is. I think Sheer would really give the liberals a run for their money.
commented 2016-07-06 19:58:06 -0400
The so-called “politically incorrect” Wildrose (White Rose) party supports the notion of man-made global warming. I’m with you on that JAMIE MACMASTER. WRP also soft on social issues. Hate to lose Kenney from the federal CPC because the only candidates thus are “progressive” conservatives which is an oxymoron.
commented 2016-07-06 18:45:25 -0400
I do not want the right to unite for many reasons, including this one:


This cbc article about up-holding a women only gym based on justifying inequality by a left-wing human rights commission because women are considered “historically inequal” compared to men is something the politically correct “progressive” conservatives have always feared to touch, but the “politically incorrect” White Rose conservatives want to end because such stereotypes by the left that allow discrimination is just as wrong as allowing discrimination by stereotypes from the right
commented 2016-07-06 18:39:08 -0400
I could care less who runs the provincial conservatives, short of Harper stepping in I am voting Wildrose and so should everyone else. Scheer though would be an awesome choice for the federal leader. That little smirk will drive turdumbass nuttier.
commented 2016-07-06 18:24:49 -0400
Calgary mayoralty race: Who will be “in” now that his chances for PC leader are zilch?
Calling Dr. No. Anybody home?
commented 2016-07-06 18:23:44 -0400
Who fu*king cares.

He can do anything he wants to try and unite the right. But we all know there isn’t one conservative in the PC party of Alberta. Every single conservative in Alberta is a left leaning tax grabbing asshole, most of them would fit right in with the NDPiggs.

I was a strong PC voter until all the bullshit happened. The Wildrose is to strong on issues that even true Conseratives can’t agree on. The Wildrose is the only Conservative party left in Alberta, but like I said! I still have issues on voting for them.

Kenney has a very hard battle ahead of him. There are way to many people that think like I do.

But I also know if we don’t come to some type of agreement on the right. We will have another 7 years of NDPiggs, and by that time. The province that we all love, will be destroyed, and there will be no rebuilding it (after the fact).
commented 2016-07-06 18:08:55 -0400
Go Tony.
commented 2016-07-06 17:55:19 -0400
Good man ,hope he does well.