A note on political patronage and cronyism.

“I would argue that one of the issues which the public should be much more  emphatic about with all politicians… is patronage, appointing people to high  positions because they supported your campaign or helped you raise money.”  ~ John  Hickenlooper Yesterday will remain a fond memory for me in terms of news: Duffy squealing withContinue reading A note on political patronage and cronyism.

And while we were all busy watching the 2013 BC Election.. 18 new Coal mine proposals popped up on Vancouver island

Damien Gillis has a shocking new story posted at the Common Sense Canadian that is a must read. The impact on the watersheds and other industry in the Comox Valley could potentially be greatly impacted. A must read, and a must share : http://thecanadian.org/item/2211-appalachia-north?-18-new-coal-mine-proposals-for-comox-valley “The Comox Valley citizens’ group that recently sent a proposed coal mineContinue reading And while we were all busy watching the 2013 BC Election.. 18 new Coal mine proposals popped up on Vancouver island