Calgary

Six More Years of Disappointment for Venezuelan Expats
October 08, 2012

VANCOUVER—The line was 30 deep before 6 a.m. at the Venezuelan consulate in downtown Vancouver, the only location in western Canada for ex-pats to vote in their presidential election Sunday. By noon more than 600 Venezuelans had stood in the short hallway, marked the labyrinthine bingo-card-like ballot and dipped a pinky tip in a well of blue ink on a wooden stool.

Huck Attacks the "Big Tent"--in Canada!
December 11, 2009

In case you missed it, once-and-maybe-future presidential candidate Mike Huckabee traveled to Calgary, Alberta, Canada the other day and delivered himself of an address (according to his own pre-speech account, reported in the local press) focused on the terrible temptation of conservatives in the United States to tolerate diverse points of view, under the shorthand of a "Big Tent." That would be bad, said Huck, struggling from afar against the vast forces calling for ideological heterodoxy within the Republican Party.  As someone who adores our Neighbors to the North, and has made speeches th