Tag Archives: politics

Politics without principle 2.0: “Just because you can,doesn’t mean you should”

And oftentimes excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse. ~William Shakespeare Partisan snipes from both sides of the house have been fairly silent today on twitter and for good reason: once again, hypocrisy is the … Continue reading

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Welcoming the artistic endeavors of illustrator and cartoonist Josh Wapp, to LailaYuile.com

This week I would like to introduce you to my friend and reader, Josh Wapp, who has offered his services as a political cartoonist for my site – we all need a little humour now and then!!  While Josh hasn’t … Continue reading

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This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Right to privacy should stay strong in face of acts of terror

Summer is here, the days are long and after taking a break from the column due to the Canada Day weekend, Brent and I are back at it today with another look at Canada’s secret surveillance program. The question this … Continue reading

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Idle No More empowers First Nations to demand change

Laila Yuile’s  24 hours column, Monday January 7th, 2012 This week’s topic: Does Idle No More address the real problems? “I’d like to start this week by thanking Kathryn for her warm welcome and agreeing with her immediately. She’s definitely right … Continue reading

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A must read. “Are Tax Havens robbing the government of P3 revenue?”

There are a couple of people who I really admire and follow with regards to their work on  P3′s in the province, among other items of concern. One is Erik Andersen , who in the embedded link talks about the … Continue reading

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“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near” ~Sun Tzu( otherwise known as Rant #1 – there is another one coming)

“Only one thing to it: a strong stomach.  The guts to gladhand a man you’re going to stab in the back; pledge allegiance to principles you stomp on every day; righteously denounce some despot in the press and sell him … Continue reading

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“Whistle Blowers and Public Service Governance” – A talk by the Hon.David Kilgour.

I am very lucky that many of my friends and colleagues are truth tellers, and we give each other support- along with those whose stories we tell – knowing full well the ramifications that come with doing so. Truth does not always … Continue reading

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“Scope changes” to South Fraser Perimeter Road fuels rumours that the project is dead – and the Liberals are out of money.

What?? You don’t say??  Are the Liberals once againover budget, and underfunded – before a project even starts? NOoooo…. say it ain’t so!!!! A little birdie flew by my window tonight, and whispered some sweet nothings in my ear… oh … Continue reading

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” It is worthwhile to live and fight courageously for sacred ideals…”

It is worthwhile to live and fight courageously for sacred ideals. O blow ye evil winds into my body’s fire my soul you’ll never unravel. Even though disappointed a thousand times or fallen in the fight and everything would worthless … Continue reading

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A question for Gordon Campbell: Will this be happening here?

From a good friend and reader, I received a link  this morning to a story that ran in The Star this week.  Here’s an excerpt: Tax collectors get $45K severance, keep jobs ( link embedded) More than 1,250 Ontario tax collectors … Continue reading

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