Tag Archives: Mike Klassen

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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Shelters, homelessness and spin

Mike Klassen is an NPA candidate for council.  Mike Klassen is also a long-time political operative with the BC Liberals and the NPA.  He’s the guy who helped sandbag the province with Colin Hansen (Mr. HST) and sandbag the city … Continue reading

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Up, up and…. oh dear…

Just back from a roadtrip with the middle child.  And I missed something big this week – Suzanne Anton’s jump off the civic cliff. Base jumping without a parachute.  That takes guts. But, who knows?  Maybe she’ll change her mind … Continue reading

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NPA Dreams Vanish in the Cold Light of Day

As seen today in the Vancouver Observer Numbers are so solid.  They’re either big or they are little.  Unless you’re an NPA activist.  Then little is big and – you guessed it – big is little. That’s how the NPA … Continue reading

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Dirty, Dirty…

Pool, that is.  And it’s found over on the citycaucus.com site where former Sam Sullivan campaign organizer Mike Klassen – in an apologia for the Liberal government’s pathetic recommendations for municipal campaign reform – somehow puts Vision Vancouver in the … Continue reading

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Oops, They Did It Again

A few weeks ago I took the Vancouver Sun to task for hiding the fact that one of its op-ed writers was a paid lobbyist on the issue he was writing about. To their credit they published parts of my … Continue reading

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