Political RnD Podcast Ep18 – Born This Way
Deirdre gets emotional as we talk about conversion therapy and the movement to ban it.
Political RnD Podcast Ep17 – Karma Chameleon
Robbie & Deirdre go head to head on the Federal Ethics Commissioner’s report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s violation of the Conflict of Interest Act and look at whether he got it right, how PMJT could have escaped more unscathed, and what this means for the election. We also touch on partisan accountability and Charles Adler.
Political RnD Podcast Ep15 – Law & Disorder
Alberta’s new government has been busy creating new jobs… for lawyers. We look at the appointment of a special prosecutor to assist in the investigation of Jason Kenney’s leadership, the carbon tax opponents’ judicial beatdowns, and the future of Alberta’s own carbon tax challenge. Please don’t forget to […]
Political RnD Podcast Ep14 – No Home Improvement
Jason Kenney promised to raise the level of decorum in the Legislature. So why are MLAs wearing earplugs during debates? He also promised to renew investor confidence, but we’ve seen him tear up numerous contracts, and cause a world-leading AI company to withhold investment in Calgary’s downtown core. […]
Political RnD Podcast Ep13 – Everybody Loves Media
We discuss the role of traditional and new media in political discourse and why there may be an erosion of trust with mainstream media. We talk about two significant retractions from Global News and a massive lapse in truth from Calgary Herald columnist Rick Bell. Please don’t forget […]
Political RnD Podcast Ep11.4 – Midday Oil
We discuss the re-re-approval of the TMX Pipeline and who wins and who loses with a look at the outcome from the perspective of environmentalists, the BC NDP, Prime Minister Trudeau, Alberta, Indigenous objectors, and the BC Green Party. Please don’t forget to share and comment on this […]
Political RnD Podcast Ep11.3 – My Chemical or Organic Romance
We discuss the proposal(s) for a national pharmacare plan, and Robbie makes a suggestion on how the Liberals could sell the pricey cost of implementation to the business crowd. Please don’t forget to share and comment on this post if you found it entertaining, informative, or just plain […]
Political RnD Podcast Ep11.2 – Men Without Straws
We discuss the announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of a single-use plastics ban and his response to a question as to what his family was doing to reduce their usage and the outlandish responses that followed. Please don’t forget to share and comment on this post if […]