Monthly Archives: December 2012

Blatchford column: An example of the problem

Far right PostMedia columnist expounds on Pickton.  Blames first nations “culture”.  Sun puts it on front page. By the by, the serial killer and two thirds of his victims were white.  So why does the culture that produced Pickton and … Continue reading

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How wrong can it get?

The next time you see a BC government ad think about this: “We have two simple questions for Premier Christy Clark and her Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux: “Question #1: Have social workers in the MCFD been told … Continue reading

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Who says the great protest song is dead?

Time for all those end of year lists.  I like a sweet old song and this one – Same Love – goes to the top of my list this year. It’s from The Heist, a great album by Seattle hip … Continue reading

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What do the hypocrites really think?

Below you’ll find a flattering pic of me, squeezed between two BC Liberal tweeters. The first is retweeting the fatuous tweet of the BC Liberal Deputy Speaker, Linda Reid (oh please, no relation) who is patting her government on the … Continue reading

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BCLC cover-up?

Today at the Vancouver Law Courts BC Liberal bagman and Paragon Casino partner T. Richard Turner continues his fight to keep his emails to BCLC CEO private. Way back when… Sean Holman of the late and lamented Public Eye tried … Continue reading

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All the news that’s fit not to print

Here’s the Page 1 screamer from the Vancouver Sun, March 7th, 1997:  New York credit agency threatens to downgrade B.C.’s rating. Here’s the Business page sidebar note in today’s Vancouver Sun: BC’s debt outlook downgraded. Can you say double standard? … Continue reading

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BC Liberal lies: the disection

David Akin’s Saturday column for Sun Media is a must read:  No other way to say it the BC government is fudging its job creation record. BC’s media chose to ignore reality and went with the BC Liberal lie: “BC’s … Continue reading

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Canada stalls here

BC lost about 5,000 jobs last month.  4,700 part-time and and 100 full-time. There’s no ad about this but over the last year BC rates 6th best in Canada when it comes to job creation – more like the sisters … Continue reading

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Eye on the prize

Yesterday, late in the court proceedings set in play by Auditor General John Doyle’s attempt to get at secret BC Rail legal documents, government lawyer Richard Butler filed an affidavit admitting he had filed a false affidavit declaring the government … Continue reading

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Christy Clark: Kardashian in waiting

Vixen (noun) 1: a shrewish ill-tempered woman,  2: a female fox,  3: a sexually attractive woman Definition courtesy Merriam Webster Dictionary Great.  Our Premier is officially a Vixen of Vancouver, the 2012 version of a Sunshine Girl.  And just when … Continue reading

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