BC Liberals pat themselves on the back over SFPR ‘highway’ opening a year late and $464 million over budget

I'll give the BC Liberals this: they sure know how to crank out a photo-op and they know how to spin a deuce into silk and make it look like they invented it. Case in point, the grand opening the of much heralded... and criticized... South Fraser Perimeter Road -aka Highway 17 ( the old highway 17 …

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Back by popular demand: Falcon’s follies ~ Gateway,SFPR and the Railgate connection.

Indeed, with the revelations brought forward by Vicky Huntington and other dedicated researchers on the ALR land being optioned in Delta...there has been increasing attention around several older posts of mine. You can find them all here under the BEST OF page, under the Falcon's Follies series... which leads into another series about Shadow tolls on the Sea …

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“Practical politics consists of ignoring facts.” ~ Henry Adams

I am here, I am alive and no, I am not an undercover operative for a federal investigation...although that did give me a laugh. The Gateway story is still very much the object of my attention, to the point where every free moment I have had over the past couple of weeks has been dedicated to that …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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“The kind of corruption the media talk about, the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about, involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions. “~ James L.Buckley

I wonder how our dear premier is feeling this morning? Because depending on what side you take, the latest news regarding the political campaign contributions made by various special prosecutors ( Kash Heed's messy election campaign investigation + the Basi- Virk trial) have got to be revelations carrying a double edged sword. Yes, reveal the possibility of hidden …

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The same names in all the familiar places…

From Alex G. Tsakumis's site, Rebel with a Clause, as he comments on Bill Tieleman's departure from CKNW :  ...I suspect, STRONGLY, that there is more to this than meets the mic… Two items: Tieleman has NEVER backed away from naming Christy Clark as someone of interest in political issues emanating from the Basi-Virk trial (which always rankles the dimbells …

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Supreme Court rules on secret witness issue Thursday am – will the Basi-Virk trial proceed?

From my friend Bill Tieleman's site : The most anticipated decision in the BC Rail corruption case of David Basi, Bob Virk and Aneal Basi will come at 6:45 a.m. BC time from the Supreme Court of Canada. The Court has announced today that it will release its ruling on Special Prosecutor Bill Berardino's appeal of two …

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