From the very beginning, the entire Transit tax referendum turned non-binding plebiscite, has been a stunning example of the inadequate leadership and poor governance we find ourselves under as a province. Worse yet perhaps, is how the mayors plan is being promoted as a complete cure-all for the congestion that clogs our streets and highways … Continue reading Why I am (still) voting No in the Transit tax vote
I know many of you have been waiting for a really great post, on any of the hot political issues right now. However, I have been watching and hearing the seemingly endless emotionally driven rhetoric that champions of the gun registry are using to push for its continuation. Quite frankly, I can no longer stomach … Continue reading Hard facts and cold truth should decide fate of ineffective gun registry, not emotional rhetoric
" To break that unholy alliance between corrupt business, and corrupt politics, is the first task of the day." My dad left for home this morning, heading back for a planned fishing trip that will occupy that last precious week of his vacation. He's a relative spring chicken still, at only 58, but I can … Continue reading ” If you don’t know what your government is doing, you don’t live in a democracy.” ~ Jane Anne Morris
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
Gordon Campbell says that the HST won't cost British Columbians very much. image from : http://scoutmagazine.ca/2009/07/25/province-to-screw-restaurant-business-in-broad-daylight/ In fact,he says it will only cost the average British Columbian a couple of hundred dollars a month, but the benefits are far greater! That is right folks, Gordon Campbell is going to be doing us all a HUGE … Continue reading How much will the HST cost you? Figure it out for yourself with the HST hit list !
Wonderful news for all of you HST haters out there, and it was no surprise to anyone came on one of the warmest, sunniest days so far this year! Elections BC has given approval to the Citizens Initiative Petition, which gives FIGHT HST organizers 90 days to collect 10% of registered voters signatures in all … Continue reading Fight for B.C.- Fight the HST! Elections BC gives approval to begin Citizens Petition April 6th – sign up now!!
A sad day, in my eyes, as Bill announces he has not been able to reach an agreement with CKNW for his appearances on the station. http://billtieleman.blogspot.com/2009/11/bill-tieleman-leaves-bill-good-show-on.html Bill will continue to share his views on everything political in his 24 Hours column, The Tyee and of course, his blog! As well, Bill has recently made a … Continue reading Bill Tieleman leaves the Bill Good Show
A victory that may see the trial beginning as soon as January 201o! Bill Tieleman has the ruling on his site now, and will be following with his analysis as the day continues, so be sure to check back shortly. Here is an excerpt of his breaking news story from moments after the decision was … Continue reading The decision is in: Supreme Court of Canada rules “secret witness” in Basi-Virk trial, will remain a secret.
and this would be one of those moments. There has been a lot of discussion going on at Bill Tieleman's blog in response to his post in support of the gun registry in Canada. I'm not going to get into all the details, but suffice it to say that the comments are heated and there are very few … Continue reading Sometimes I just can’t keep my mouth shut.
Generally, I'm more inclined to use the power of my words to protest and fight the many injustices forced upon us by the current out of control Liberal government, rather than run around carrying signs and protesting. The prospect of the HST , however, has spurred me to greater action. That's why I'll be heading … Continue reading Make it real. Make it happen. Fight for yourself, and your province, at a Fight the HST rally near you.