Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pacific Carbon Trust – a division of Smear Inc…

Just who are Pacific Carbon Trust’s media relations guys? The guys who put together the attack on outgoing Auditor General John Doyle? Wazuku, aka the boys from Smear Inc., according to Jonathan Fowlie of the Vancouver Sun. We all remember … Continue reading

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Unraveling today’s news

Recently Gary Mason retweeted an interesting Scott McCrae tweet – Shakespeare is spinning like a top in his grave – about the latest Pew “State of the Media” study. News consumers, Pew observes, are deserting media outlets as quality reporting … Continue reading

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What’s that smell?

I hear something sizzling.  I believe it’s almost all done… There’s a new poll out.  Things will change and tighten up during the election campaign.  After all, what’s the point of having all that corporate money in the bank? But … Continue reading

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Yellow journalism courtesy of the Vancouver Sun

In today’s Sun, on the front page, above the fold is a political story.  There is never a political story on the front page, above the fold anymore, since all the big stories are about their good friends in government, … Continue reading

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Doug Christie gets polished up by the Vancouver Sun

I met Doug Christie in 1984 and it wasn’t in the best of circumstances.  I was at a small meeting of a human rights group that was freaked out – as anyone should be – by the rise of neo … Continue reading

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Trust is what it’s all about

Call it the twitter effect. After spending too much time on #bcpoli this weekend, subjecting myself to non-stop BC Liberal message development via tweet, I feel like lashing out. Here’s my message to the BC Liberals and their fellow travellers: … Continue reading

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You should Thank God for the BC Liberals

Greedy little students.  Stupid universities.  Loathsome trades trainers. Don’t you understand?  Our future depends on cutting your support now.  Without the 2% in post sec and training cuts over the next three years there is no way we could afford … Continue reading

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Why Yap?

Here’s the guy who should resign along with his boss, the Premier. Here Harry Bloy is pinning a Diamond Jubilee medal on Brian Bonney’s chest during a ceremony at the Leg.  Bloy was Minister responsible for multiculturalism when the infamous … Continue reading

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Today’s Liberal scandal: from QP to damage control

One of the principle elements of the now ‘under investigation’ multicultural outreach program was the hiring of four outreach ‘consultants’ to organize events in various ethnic communities. Multiculturalism Minister John Yap says the plan wasn’t implemented.  Nevertheless his ministry hired … Continue reading

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