Monthly Archives: December 2010

Renewal and trust – Kwan holds the key

This morning I posted that the fundamental problem in the NDP  is now broken trust. A minority of caucus led by Jenny Kwan took the leader of the party down in a coup for unspecified and undocumented charges.  Their coup … Continue reading

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Comments, comments

Saw this over on the Tyee: “I’m asking Carole’s supporters to not give in to bitterness because the person they supported lost the leadership.” In other words: “be better than we were.” But also: “let us continue to be the … Continue reading

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One thick night

“Come, thick night, And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell, That my keen knife see not the wound it makes, Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark, To cry, ‘Hold, hold!’” It’s going to be a … Continue reading

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Another ‘ultimatum’

Here’s my ‘ultimatum’.  Call it a silent ultimatum. I have been a member of the NDP for over thirty years.  The starting point was a speech Dave Barrett gave in the band room at my high school in Victoria.  It … Continue reading

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Jenny Kwan, the BC Liberals saviour

The husband takes me on a vacation as a treat for surviving cancer for another year and Jenny Kwan and the Bob Simpson gang of losers, whiners and fools lob a hand grenade into the middle of caucus. Together they’ve … Continue reading

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