Monthly Archives: January 2011

Yellow by any other name

“Yellow journalism or the yellow press is a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers.”                                                                                                          Wikipedia entry The other name for yellow journalism is “smear job.”  And … Continue reading

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The Million Dollar Team

I am, I admit, a little strange. My idea of a good time is sitting down with the public accounts package and leafing through page after page of payments made by taxpayers, through their elected government, to people and companies … Continue reading

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Propaganda 101

The Liberal Campaign team is back in action… But this time it’s you and me who are paying the bills. Back in the dark days of pre-christmas shopping, when attention was low, the HST propaganda office released an opinion poll, … Continue reading

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We’re number ten!

Dead last.  Worst in the country. In December more jobs were lost in BC than in any other province It’s actually worse than that.  BC lost over 22,000 jobs in December and 20,000 of those lost jobs were full time … Continue reading

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Comments

Just a note about moderating comments.  I’m going to try and be a bit more rigorous on the moderation front.  No nasty name calling, no references to Nazis… that sort of thing.  I can’t guarantee the perfect application of the … Continue reading

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Reichart and Basi

A very interesting bit on Alex Tsukamis’ website today.  It’s another ‘memo to file’ from Basi, witnessed and dated to November 17, 2003.  And it covers a conversation between Liberal Party executive director Kelly Reichart and David Basi regarding the … Continue reading

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The sketchy road ahead

It’s a new year, a new day… But the same old goddamned mess. Vaughn Palmer has drilled a hole in my head and stolen my thoughts on the slapstick of renewal within the NDP.  Here’s how he sums up the … Continue reading

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