The Liberals built Canada with little interruption to their base until 1919 to 1937 in which case the American Republicans working through the Morman Church, helped them establish “The United Farmers of Alberta” This party morphed itself into the Veterans and Active force, 1944 to 1948, again the US Republicans were fully involved.
This morphed into the Conservatives which found a hard landing after Diefenbaker and the Avro-Arrow. (You now know the reason Diefenbaker scrapped the Arrow in Canada allowing the US to take up the design and ordered the only prototype of the Aero destroyed.) and, Harper sold off the Canadian Wheat Board to US interest in leaving office. Related:
They again morphed into the Progressive Conservatives. This party was started by Peter Lougheed and company. Peter broke away from the Republicans, in fact, took on US oil interests in Alberta in the much-maligned NATIONAL ENERGY PROGRAM. Peter became the most popular Premier not only of Alberta but, all of Canada. A time of no internet, those with the money ruled the press. A world recession stepped in and interest rates went to 25%. Families invested in oil lost homes and there were a number of suicides With no internet, those with the money ruled the press! This was all blamed onto The NEP which was destroyed!
When Klein took over, he doubled down with the US Republicans. All this happening while the Wild Rose Party kept the original foundation going with the church. Now we had two political parties which could appear as opposition, one extreme and one tame by comparison. Doing what they do best, played both ends against the middle. Most of the supportive online support for the Conservatives comes from the small army of trolls put out by the Mormon church.
Notably, Klein started the bleed on the Heritage Savings and Trust by freezing the fund at 5% profit taking all above into General Revenue to support his 10%flat tax. The loss to Albertans 760 billion dollars most of which went directly back to US parent companies. Norway over the same period banked over 1 trillion dollars with only one-half the production of Alberta!
In a final analysis, I see the US is in a position to take over our country! By putting in a Conservative Government again will facilitate the end of our Dairy Marketing board and any other institutions that may hinder this process.
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