Friday, December 13, 2013
Despite my efforts, in earnest, to best manage my time through this Christmas season, it’s been harrowing, to be frank. Carol services, end of year tournaments, traveling and chasing down complicated stories have all contributed, this week, to only one post, and a significant delay in moderating comments. I apologize. You deserve better than that, and I’m sorry not to have let you know sooner. Two things…Sunday you get the definitive word on what John Furlong is really up to . And next Tuesday, you finally get the (highly lucrative, summarily offensive, super-privileged and... [Continue reading]
(UPDATED) Sunday Special: John Furlong’s “Vigorous Pursuit” of Journalist Laura Robinson is Non-Existent Over a Month After His Furious Declaration!!!
Sunday, December 8, 2013
I’m going to punch you in the nose. No, really, I’m going to punch you in the nose. Seriously, I’m going to punch you in the nose. No…really, I will! I’m going to punch you in the nose! Did I mention that?! This whole case is already getting tiresome in that the defenders of John Furlong are COMPLETELY MISSING the main point here: Where is Furlong’s spirited defence against such devastatingly grim accusations??? He’s been threatening to legally punch Laura Robinson in the nose, and nothing post-threats. Over a year has passed, with over a dozen opportunities... [Continue reading]
Saturday, December 7, 2013
You know the drill…be nice and concise. Keep it tight and polite…any topic, large or small. Monday, you get more on Christy Clark’s friends that are now lobbying her govt (oh, but not her–LOL!), and how hanging with the Preem during the election can really pay off…and it’s all perfectly legal in the banana republic of British Californication. I also understand from multiple sources in Vancouver that Christy Clark has cancelled a whole slew of appointments. She is apparently enduring “a very personal matter” according to BC Liberal insiders, and those... [Continue reading]
Everything Old is New Again: Basi and Virk Predicted the Future–Enter Premier Christy Clark’s Notorious Brother Bruce Clark–AGAIN!
Thursday, December 5, 2013
It was the evening of September 24th., 2005. Christy Clark had, short hours earlier, lost the NPA mayoral nomination by 69 votes to eventual Mayor of Vancouver Sam Sullivan. I was among the few other directors of the association at her after-party, and was listening to the obligatory spiels from various Clark supporters about what a “great campaign it was” and how “Christy captured everyone’s heart.” The truth be told, neither could have been further from the truth; she ran a horrific campaign for the nomination, and was seen as an interloper from Port Moody. Unlike... [Continue reading]
‘EXCLUSIVE’ BREAKING NEWS: BC Speaker Linda Reid Investigating the “Hiring” of Legislative Clerk Craig James
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
In the bright summer sun of June 2, 2011, then Government House Leader, the Hon. Rich Coleman, stood in the Legislature and called a motion that named then Acting Electoral Officer Craig James as Legislative Clerk. In addition, named as James’ Deputy would be Kate Ryan-Lloyd. This was a significant departure from the manner with which every other legislative clerk in BC history had been appointed. And it hardly escaped the notice of the press. Vaughn Palmer wrote a very good piece on the unusual and suspicious appointment (which, not just for background, I strongly suggest you read before... [Continue reading]
Friday, November 29, 2013
Okay… 1) The post for today is postponed until Monday. I’m still researching one particular angle that you will find more than simply revealing. It includes an extremely telling interview with former Principal Secretary to Premier Christy Clark, Dimitri Pantazopoulos–who shall forevermore be referred to as Jimmy Pants, considering what a remarkably offensive wiseguy he (thinks he) is. But trust me, you will be left holding your sides in laughter, when you hear some of his responses to simple enough questions. This chap obviously has little media training. Instigating an argument... [Continue reading]
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
You won’t see this on the local news, because it’s too complicated to fit in between bears foraging for food in North Shore trash bins (imagine!) or twitter pics of Kim Kardashian’s derriere (don’t imagine). Later today, Minister Bill Bennett will attempt to finesse the bad news coming from BC Hydro. Notice, the Premier won’t be present, as she’s, ah, away, ah, somewhere else…ANYWHERE else. Parenthetically, ever notice how when scandal or bad news erupts, Christy Clark is nowhere to be found? Ever notice how that kind of COWARDICE by Christy Clark is never... [Continue reading]
Sunday Special: The Vancouver ‘Stunned’ Newspaper Coming Around to the Reality of BC Liberal Tyranny???
Sunday, November 24, 2013
After a decade plus hiatus from hard-nosed, investigative reporting–which is what made them to begin with, Vancouver’s largest broadsheet appears to have awoken to this startling reality: Christy Clark and the BC Liberals were a very bad choice for this province. I smiled a little when they didn’t endorse anyone in May, but now, after their subscriptions are falling off at a feverish rate (as well they should, for such shameful pandering, excuse me, shoddy reporting–although not in all cases), they’re worried, apparently, but I’m not sure for whom, exactly…. For... [Continue reading]
Thursday, November 21, 2013
In life, there is a moral imprimateur with which we are all delivered. This cannot be argued even by anti-theists. The evidence is incontrovertible. It can neither be bartered or sold. It is ours till the end of time–our time–and then some, regardless of success or failure. Atheist or believer, non-theist or devout. It is splayed, in our most trying moments when aut vincere aut mori; it rises to the surface of what might ail us, to provide great and ultimate conquest over calamity and ruin–when we seek to vanquish our troubles, despite never being able to erase them. At its... [Continue reading]
Monday, November 18, 2013
I ventured into progressive Mecca on the weekend, risking life and limb (believe me) in your service. This, should come as no surprise. Courage is my long suit (just ask almost any female bartender in town). Oh, it’s not like I didn’t enjoy my past forays into the land of the not-so-hot and terminally bothered, but this was an instructive lesson in how not to live one’s life, er, after death. This NDP convention proved that Her Milfiness probably had more than one reason to sleep in on Sunday. When last we ventured into left la-la land, the central committee at the politburo... [Continue reading]