Nice to wake up and see a story I researched and broke here, on July 30th, finally making headlines this morning and being the subject of the Question of the Day on NW, CBC, Global and news 1130 this morning!! Just listened to Bill Good justify all of the premiers spending on his show... gag...and focus on … Continue reading Followup shortly, meanwhile the media wades into the Premiers expenses this morning.
Norman hits a home run...again. Tossing the myth of impartiality
"...I know I can’t go back to working parallel to the real problems, hiding my opinions and yet somehow hoping that one viewer every night might piece together what I wanted to say. I thought if I paid my dues and worked my way up through the ranks, I could maybe reach a position of … Continue reading ” Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding the truth” ~ Karl Ludwig Borne
Never would you find a more fitting quotation to apply to our newly unelected Premier's cabinet appointments. Just because everything is different, doesn't mean anything has actually changed at all. I, like many others, watched the live feed of yesterday's undemocratic proceedings, and I say undemocratic because in this rare instance, democracy has not yet reared … Continue reading “Just because everything is different doesn’t mean anything has changed.” ~ Irene Peter
This link is appearing everywhere online, and has been sent to me by a number of readers. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/jan/31/vancouver-winter-olympics-police An interesting commentary, it at first appears to be an overseas Op-Ed, but on further examination the author turns out to be a local freelancer, who was in fact interviewed by CBC yesterday! ( thank you C.!) ** note how … Continue reading ” Vancouver’s Olympics head for disaster” ~ The Guardian
After taking some time off over the last 10 days, I return to the real world under protest. Nothing like a departure from all things modern and obtrusive to put some perspective back into your life, which is how I spent my time off. No watches, no tv, no computer and no schedules. And other … Continue reading I’m back…..although not willingly.
Ok, I'm here: if only by the grace of hot coffee and ibuprofen - lots of it. Depending on who you ask, my voice deteriorated to the point that I now sound like either a phone sex operator, or an 86 year old smoker with emphysema. Whatever works , right? I'm not going to do one … Continue reading Welcome to 2009…and Railgate leads the way.
.... it's probably a duck. Likewise, if it walks like a liberal, talks like a liberal, it's probably a liberal. Middle of the road is just fine if you are a yellow dotted line on the highway.... I'm Laila Yuile, and this is how I see it.