Monthly Archives: May 2012

Van Dongen’s Question: An illegal inducement in the BC Rail trial?

Over a month ago, former BC Liberal Attorney General Geoff Plant argued that the $6 million payment authorized by the Campbell government that led to the sudden end of the BC Rail trial was done perfectly. According to Plant the … Continue reading

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Liquor privatization… in the dark of the night

The BC Liberals posted the LDB privatization business plan on its open government (hahahahahahahahahahahahah, sic, etc…) site late yesterday or sometime last night. Read it here. Two things you should know about the release: 1. The document isn’t a business … Continue reading

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Lawyers, guns and money… and the Vancouver Sun

The Vancouver Sun.  Ah the Sun. I hope, dear readers, that you know I read the Sun so you don’t have to.  Meaning in particular that I read the editorial pages so you don’t have to read them and get … Continue reading

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BC Hydro + crony capitalism = you’re screwed

There’s a government press release on the front page of the Vancouver Sun.  Confusingly, it’s refuted by Vaughn Palmer’s column, over the page. The press release, rewritten by Jonathan Fowlie for the Sun, claims Rich Coleman and Christy Clark are … Continue reading

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Margaret Wente: Class warrior

“It’s a little hard for the rest of us to muster sympathy for Quebec’s downtrodden students.” wrote the paragon of privilege Margaret Wente in the Globe and Mail a couple of weeks ago. And my thought is ‘when has Margaret … Continue reading

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Better stupid, nah nah

Last night I had a short twitter exchange – I could not have written that a year ago – with a diehard BC Liberal supporter.  The gist of it was he called BC voters stupid for their refusal to accept … Continue reading

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Forum + Angus Reid = BC Liberal endtimes

That mysterious Angus Reid poll that trolled Kevin Falcon’s name through the fires of public opinion is out.  The conclusion?  The same as the recent Forum poll. The BC Liberals are toast. Maybe this is what accounts for the desperation … Continue reading

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Austerity fails

While it’s been poorly covered here, recent European elections have shown a distinct trend in favour of good, old Keynesianism. And why not?  Austerity isn’t working.  In fact, it’s harming the recovery. Two weeks ago economists made it official.  The … Continue reading

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Bad politics

This morning I was racing around between hospitals and doctor’s offices with MRI results as I gear up for another operation tomorrow.  And I happened to catch Kevin Krueger phoning in on the Bill Good show. God, he made me … Continue reading

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Krueger’s lies

I think Kevin Krueger suffers from delusions, period. That the BC Christy Clark Liberals are reduced to using Kevin “Sack of Hammers” Krueger as their hit man tells you just about everything you need to know about the state of … Continue reading

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