Monthly Archives: November 2010

Gordon Campbell?

Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha… The BC Liberal Party? Hee, hee, ha, ha, ha, ha… The BC Liberal Leadership Race? OMG… Stop, you’re killing me.

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Strong start to a crazy week in BC politics

What’s really going on with the Basi/Virk deal?  That’s the question on my mind after today’s sentencing hearing involving David Basi. The breach of sentencing conditions that got David Basi hauled back into court to have the riot act read … Continue reading

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Bought and paid for

Want to buy a Liberal leadership candidate?  It’ll cost you just about $475 K, give or take a secret donation or two (see the Kash Heed campaign). As RossK points out, the entrance fees and spending caps are up on … Continue reading

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Dianne Watts won’t run

BC Liberals stockpile anti-depressants.

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BC hostage drama

It’s official.  The BC Liberals will be holding citizens hostage for another year, at least.  Yesterday, meeting in Vancouver the BC Liberals decided to keep Gordon Campbell Premier through February at the minimum. That means Gordon Campbell decides what happens … Continue reading

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Trojan horses and twisted logic

Daphne Bramham is scraping the bottom of the barrel with her column on the HST today, where she locates anti-HST campaigners in the same boat as the American Tea Party. Bramham’s argument boils down to this: BC’s opposition to a … Continue reading

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Carole James: the guys’ manifesto

“Grow some balls”, “get some cajones” “grow a pair”. No, there’s no sexism in the small but determined attempt by a handful of old white guys to replace Carole James right when she’s taken the NDP to its highest mark … Continue reading

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Paul Willcocks, read him today

An excellent column on Campbell’s fiscal shenanigans.  And the BC Liberals who still let him get away with it.

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NDP never been better on the island

But it’s still not good enough for Dale Lovick. According to the latest polls, Carole James and the NDP have a 4 to 1 lead on Vancouver Island (63% to 16%).  It’s the highest margin ever seen on the island … Continue reading

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Craig James, flunky

Wow. The first Initiative attempt.  No experience with the process.  No effective training from Elections BC. So how does illegitimate Liberal appointee Craig James treat people who made a mistake while participating in this novel experiment? With the heavy hand … Continue reading

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