Weekend roundup for your reading pleasure!

With this stunning and somewhat rare West Coast Sunshine, we should all be outside enjoying the weather before it returns to nasty rain again!  However, I know a lot of people down with flu and colds now, and so I've compiled a few items of interest I found that I think you might want to check out! 1) … Continue reading Weekend roundup for your reading pleasure!

” Vancouver’s Olympics head for disaster” ~ The Guardian

This link is appearing everywhere online, and has been sent to me by a number of readers. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/jan/31/vancouver-winter-olympics-police An interesting commentary, it at first appears to be an overseas Op-Ed, but on further examination the author turns out to be a local freelancer, who was in fact interviewed by CBC yesterday! ( thank you C.!)  ** note how … Continue reading ” Vancouver’s Olympics head for disaster” ~ The Guardian

” 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 big  local papers , and other media conglomerates, have  made donations … Continue reading ” In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell

Bill Tieleman leaves the Bill Good Show

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

From the Tyee: ” Libs look like they’re hiding info until election ends: ethics expert.”

The Tyee has again highlighted an irritating yet important issue for the Libs this election in the following article excerpts: BC Rail Trust Fund: Timing of Financial Blackout Questioned   Libs look like they're hiding info until election ends: ethics expert.   By Andrew MacLeod Published: May 5, 2009 http://www.TheTyee.ca That a trust fund dedicated to northern … Continue reading From the Tyee: ” Libs look like they’re hiding info until election ends: ethics expert.”

Major media’s lack of coverage of Basi/Virk development speaks volumes

Let me see, what headlines did I find today... Is Laibar Singh ever going home?- His 'saviors' say Laibar Singh is ready to go to India  and that his lawyer has been fired - yet the lawyer in question maintains that he has not been fired and in fact, Laibar wants to stay. Click your heels Mr. Singh, as Dorothy said " There's no place … Continue reading Major media’s lack of coverage of Basi/Virk development speaks volumes