"It's part of Rachel Notley's plan to work with her friend (Prime Minister) Justin Trudeau," said Drew Barnes.
Members of the FCP and Wexit Alberta voted overwhelmingly to merger under the new Wildrose Independence Party banner.
Jay Hill writes about why he left the Tories, and why he believes Western independence is the path forward.
"In one sentence, Drew Barnes said more than the entire legislature – including his own party’s caucus."
Kenney, who served in the federal cabinet for nearly a decade, could pocket $6.3 million in pension cash up to the age of 90.
"As angry as Albertans are, they won't vote for separation until we've tried to fix Canada and failed," Brian Jean tweeted.
It is getting increasingly difficult for the media and political classes to dismiss the independence movement any longer.
"After 17 years of working in Parliament I have reluctantly recognized that the West will never be treated fairly," said Wexit Canada leader Jay Hill.
"Without transferring a net $20 billion a year to Ottawa, we would retain the freedom to either increase our own spending ... or to drastically cut...
If Albertans were expecting their government to do battle with Ottawa, well, they got dressed up for nothing.