Monthly Archives: September 2012

One law for regular employees, another for the Premier’s #1 guy

Today the Premier refused to provide any details about the incident involving her Chief of Staff. Nothing can be revealed about Ken Boessenkool’s alleged offences because of privacy laws, the scrambling Premier told reporters today.  ”It’s important to respect the … Continue reading

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Polling wall or polling roll?

Think the BC Liberals are on a polling roll?  Think again. Last week Ipsos-Reid put out a poll showing the Liberals at 32%.  A big uptick, right?  Not so fast says polling expert blogger threehundredeight.com in an article in the Hill … Continue reading

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Mea culpa, mea culpa. We’re calling Christy over.

For Immediate Release My friends, especially my few friends in Victoria, I would like to take this opportunity to apologize for my apology yesterday, which was itself an apology. To be clear, I don’t have a clue any longer what … Continue reading

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Falling down on the job

I count three stand alone mainstream media stories reporting the BC Liberals cancellation of the fall Legislative session. One – the short squib one – was a wholly BC made product.  The other two were generated in Toronto, one for … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney: the worst kind of fool, a dangerous one.

It’s one thing to go to London and screw it up, insulting the American’s greatest ally day after day.  It’s a whole other thing to tread heavily and stupidly in Arab/Western relations, carelessly tossing match after match into the tinder. … Continue reading

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BC Liberal wishful thinking

  A week ago, Mike Klassen, former Sam Sullivan staffer and defeated NPA candidate, wrote a piece of speculative fiction about a BC Liberal win next spring.  “The truth”, Klassen wrote, “is as long as you do not demonstrate gross … Continue reading

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The medicare battle

Earlier this week, steaming mad, I wrote about the new Kock Bros. ad attacking Obama and his meek and mild Obamacare plan.  I think the ad is disingenuous, uses a proven unreliable narrator and is generally all round garbage. More … Continue reading

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Poor, poor pitiful Christy

I noticed an interesting exchange at the bottom of the Globe’s otherwise glib piece on Geoff Plant’s taxpayer paid Enbridge gig this morning.  Do Clark’s Liberals ever miss a chance to feather their friends nests. Last time I looked Plant … Continue reading

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Cabinet shuffle, round ‘who cares anymore’

Holy smokes!  What a lame bunch. John Yap, advanced ed.  OMG!  Ida Chong, the first nations file.  My brain hurts.  Bill Bennett, cultural development?  Who wrote these jokes? But this is what they’ve got to work with.  So now they’re … Continue reading

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The Koch brothers lie about Canadian healthcare

The Koch brothers are spending $6million on a new anti-Obama ad; an ad featuring a Canadian woman from Ontario. Shona Holmes claims our medicare system blocked her from getting the immediate treatment she needed to prevent her from dying from … Continue reading

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