Weekend roundup for your reading pleasure!

With this stunning and somewhat rare West Coast Sunshine, we should all be outside enjoying the weather before it returns to nasty rain again!  However, I know a lot of people down with flu and colds now, and so I've compiled a few items of interest I found that I think you might want to check out! 1) … Continue reading Weekend roundup for your reading pleasure!

Meet British Columbia’s best friend in government – Auditor General John Doyle

In CBC this morning: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2011/06/21/bc-basi-virk-auditor-general.html B.C.'s auditor general is going to the province's Supreme Court to get information about defence costs related to the Basi Virk corruption trial. John Doyle filed a petition Tuesday seeking an order for access to records and information, arguing that the information is essential to an audit due at the end … Continue reading Meet British Columbia’s best friend in government – Auditor General John Doyle

“Bad news Friday” becomes bad news Monday for Campbell and Liberals on November 1st.

“One deceit needs many others, and so the whole house is built in the air and must soon come to the ground” ~ Baltasar Gracian A follow-up to the Sea to Sly highway shadow toll story will be posted for Monday morning, please be sure to check back then for the latest and surprising new developments that … Continue reading “Bad news Friday” becomes bad news Monday for Campbell and Liberals on November 1st.

Corruption is complete authority plus total monopoly, minus transparency.

corrupt [kuh-ruhpt] –adjective 1. guilty of dishonest practices, as bribery; lacking integrity; crooked: a corrupt judge. 2. debased in character; depraved; perverted; wicked; evil: a corrupt society. 3. made inferior by errors or alterations, as a text. 4. infected; tainted. 5. decayed; putrid.   October 18th is already a date that is emblazoned in my … Continue reading Corruption is complete authority plus total monopoly, minus transparency.

Filed under ” Never thought I would see this photo in the paper – again!”

http://www.theprovince.com/news/Basi+played+role+handling+Gordon+Campbell+drunk+driving+charge+trial+hears/3157718/story.html      This photo crack's me up every time I see it...why the hell was he smiling? http://jimspss1.courts.state.hi.us:8080/eCourt/ECC/PartyIdSearch.jspx Search results for criteria: Party Id: @665975, CaseType: ALL ID Name/Corporation Case Next Event Party Type Filing Date 5 cases found, displaying 5 cases(s), from 1 to 5. Page 1 / 1 Printable View @665975 Campbell, Gordon M … Continue reading Filed under ” Never thought I would see this photo in the paper – again!”

At long last, a return to Bits and Bites,Tuesday June 8th, 2010

Good evening, my loyal friends and readers!  I have to thank all of you for your continued patience and let you know how much I appreciate your faithful stops even though the pages here have remained vacant of posts for some time. All I can say is that sometimes life lobs you a hard-ball, and then … Continue reading At long last, a return to Bits and Bites,Tuesday June 8th, 2010

” I actually have a responsibility to the taxpayers to protect the integrity of the court system…”

Yes, my friends, this  little gem actually came out of the mouth of our not-so-dearly-beloved premier, Gordon Campbell. In reference to the entire Railgate scandal. He wouldn't talk about it before the election. He wouldn't  even talk about it during the election, as seen here in this CBC interview. He still wouldn't talk about it … Continue reading ” I actually have a responsibility to the taxpayers to protect the integrity of the court system…”

When is a losing bidder, NOT a losing bidder? When it involves bidding on a Ministry of Transportation project!

Without a doubt, it's when the losing bidders have bid on a Ministry of transportation project with the BC Liberals!  It came as a shock to me, anyways, when I recently read in the South Fraser Perimeter Road Request for Qualifications, that the losing proponents( bidders) would still be receiving  so-called " Stipends" to the … Continue reading When is a losing bidder, NOT a losing bidder? When it involves bidding on a Ministry of Transportation project!

A little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. ~ Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to Jame Madison

And never have I felt more rebellious, more incited to revolution than tonight, when I sat down to read who, and what, really controls what you, and I, and our friends and neighbours read and watch in the evening news.... And you think you live in a democracy? I suggest you read the following. And … Continue reading A little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. ~ Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to Jame Madison