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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…

” In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell

In the course of conversation with several  acquaintances recently, the topic of media bias – or lack of it, shall I say –  popped up. Of course, I thought it pertinent to ask whether anyone was aware that  the company that owns both our…

Brookfield Asset Management, Gordon Campbell and the Canwest Lifeline

Two bits of irony for you this early morning: First, news today on the Canwest front ( Global BC, The Sun, The Province) from The Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090511.RCANWEST11ART1943/TPStory/Business ” CanWest Global Communications Corp.CGS-T . is reviewing as many as four proposals from outside…

The video that says it all : Premier Gordon Campbell speaks about Canwest and Cambie merchants | Straight.com

If ever there was a video that highlighted both how the Liberal press machine works AND how the government manipulates media in BC, this IS it. Charlie Smith from the Georgia Straight is in the middle of asking the Premier about the Public affairs…