Back in the saddle…and gunning for the good fight : Vote Yes to Say No HST rally in Surrey Thursday June 16th.

"It takes guts and integrity of motive to fight the good fight. It takes a passionate interest in life itself. It’s easy to stand on the sidelines, shaking your head and commenting on how tragic things are. But if you really care, you are going to be in the ring, trying to make the world a … Continue reading Back in the saddle…and gunning for the good fight : Vote Yes to Say No HST rally in Surrey Thursday June 16th.

HST PANEL REQUESTS SUBMISSIONS ON REFERENDUM OPTIONS

From the BC government website, this press release: HST PANEL REQUESTS SUBMISSIONS ON REFERENDUM OPTIONS  VICTORIA – The independent panel reviewing and reporting publicly on the pros and cons of the HST and returning the PST/GST system wants to review relevant research from interested parties.  Until March 4, 2011, interested parties can provide fact-based submissions related … Continue reading HST PANEL REQUESTS SUBMISSIONS ON REFERENDUM OPTIONS

Something wicked this way comes…

And it comes in the face of the Elections BC denial of Ida Chong's recall paperwork... An enterprising individual has. Speaking from experience in researching government documents,this is not something new. Be sure to read the comments for additional evidence of a new PDF file being created. From that site : Looking at the google … Continue reading Something wicked this way comes…

HST to blame for drop in GDP…But where was that headline in the local news?

Nowhere, because it simply doesn't jive with all the hoopla being shoved down the throats of British Columbians by the local propaganda floggers... However, Ian Reid rides to the rescue with this outstanding mention: Earlier I posted about the important role the HST has played in the slowdown of the Canadian economy.  Statistics Canada reported this … Continue reading HST to blame for drop in GDP…But where was that headline in the local news?

Information is the currency of democracy – Thomas Jefferson

I am here, but busy with the yearly back to school rush, which in my house is no small thing. This year I have one returning to second year university, one entering grade 12, one starting grade one... leaving me only one here at home.  So, as I make sure everyone has what they need … Continue reading Information is the currency of democracy – Thomas Jefferson

Straight from the horses mouth: Premier Campbell and Huggies Hansen tell it like it was – back in 2008.

Watch this video, and listen carefully. Listen to Gordon Campbell talk about how bad the economy is, and how changes will have to be made. Listen to Colin talk about how if a P3 financer can't get financing, another company can step in because so many are out there waiting. Now, this is from 2008. Not … Continue reading Straight from the horses mouth: Premier Campbell and Huggies Hansen tell it like it was – back in 2008.

BC Liberals wanted HST – despite high level warnings of job loss, wage loss and productivity loss for up to 5 years

Cross posted from Honestly Shared Taxation, another blog I co-author with writer Norman Farrell. Jonathan Fowlie of the Vancouver Sun has breaking news this September 1st,2010. Here is an excerpt: FOI documents: B.C. government adopted HST despite warnings of negative impact on the economy 13 months after Freedom of Information request, heavily censored documents reveal discussion … Continue reading BC Liberals wanted HST – despite high level warnings of job loss, wage loss and productivity loss for up to 5 years

The Harder the Battle, the Sweeter the Victory

*** cross-posted from http://honestlyshared.blogspot.com/ the group blog created with Norman Farrell Gordon Campbell must be kicking himself right now. What welcome news that the anti-HST petition is valid, and can be forwarded to the legislative committee! The judge used Gordon Campbell's own statement in his ruling ,stating that since the premier had already said that the … Continue reading The Harder the Battle, the Sweeter the Victory

Ode to my fellow bloggers, friends and readers…

"Here's to the crazy ones.  The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers.  The round heads in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them.  But the only thing you can't do … Continue reading Ode to my fellow bloggers, friends and readers…

We cordially invite you to visit our new blog: ” Honestly Shared Taxation”

This is how history happens, people. I've learned that real leaders aren't always the men and women making deals on Howe Street, nor are they always those charged with the care and growth of our province. Real leaders are regular people like you and I, who have extraordinary determination. I think that sounds a lot … Continue reading We cordially invite you to visit our new blog: ” Honestly Shared Taxation”