Category Archives: The Economy

Darryl Plecas’s Rose-coloured Mirror.

‘If I’m guilty of anything, it’s changing my mind,’

What a banal way to make an action that calls to mind words such as renege, weasel, forsake, apostatise – sound almost noble.

Before we rush to knight Speaker Plecas for gallantry let us consider a few facts.

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Et tu Plecas?

I don’t really want to get into the specifics because she’s gone, let her leave with grace. You don’t have to beat people up.”

With that statement MLA Darryl certainly provided a notable example of Orwellian Newspeak.

To make that statement after having, at length, denounced Christy Clark for having no “moral compass’; of not “always trying to do the right thing” but of making decisions “with political calculations front-of-mind”; and of having “$6 billion of surpluses and not [be] doing things for people in need”; is hypocrisy wrapped in insincerity.

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What Went Wrong With Hamish Telford’s Election Analysis?

To a creatively maladjusted individual the degree of illiteracy with the financial reality facing the BC government demonstrated by Hamish Telford in his guest column on what the Liberals did wrong during the election was disheartening and disturbing.

With our economic house back in order

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