Call it the ultimate, most outrageous contradiction.
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What is wrong with some people? Last week I witnessed two disturbing examples of awful behaviour – and I’m sick and tired of our increasingly uncivil cities.
“It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.”
"Sophie’s Choice: A choice where every alternative has significant negative consequences.”
Pit bulls – the most dangerous dogs in the world – continue to kill and maim large numbers of both humans and animals here in British Columbia, but will anyone act to stop it?
Vancouver’s byelection results Saturday should scare all parties, since even those that won city council or Vancouver School Board seats still have reason to be deeply troubled by their own performance.
Vancouver’s four civic left-centre/environmental parties are likely headed for a fall on Saturday, Oct. 14, in a byelection for a city councillor and nine Vancouver School Board trustees – and disunity is why.
A new day in federal politics has indeed dawned, with the New Democrats now led by a charismatic, young urban leader — Jagmeet Singh — just as Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have fallen behind Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives in the polls.
“Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.”
“What the NDP promised in their election campaign is not really relevant.”
"This is the end/My only friend, the end/Of our elaborate plans, the end.” - The Doors, The End
“I have never killed any one, but I have read some obituary notices with great satisfaction.”
"We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes."
“We’re at economic war with China.... and they’re crushing us.” - Ex-Donald Trump Chief Strategist Steve Bannon
“Prevention (of forest fires) is always more productive and cost-effective than responding afterwards.” - B.C. Forest Practices Board, 2015
British Columbia will finally end corporate, union and foreign political donations after the BC Liberals allowed the province to become the “wild west of political cash,” according to The New York Times.
When Christy Clark left the political battlefield by resigning as B.C. Liberal leader last week she also started what will likely be a devastating civil war inside her party.
Now that B.C. New Democrat Premier John Horgan has taken office, expect to hear a lot from the surly B.C. Liberal opposition about how horrible the 1990s economy was when the NDP were last in power.
"On the political spectrum, I’m somewhere between Tommy Douglas and Joe Strummer."
"People doing drugs now are dope-sick and it’s so painful, you’d rather die." - Constance Barnes, Overdose Prevention Society