Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to praise Cuba’s late military dictator Fidel Castro, not to bury him – and has now become an international laughing stock because he refused to acknowledge the obvious – Castro’s horrendous human rights abuses.
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“When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn you could take from journalism.”
“Five, 10 years from now – different party. You’re going to have a worker’s party." - U.S. Republican President-Elect Donald Trump, May 2016
“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people."
“Unregulated hotels operated in residential properties are disruptive to communities and pose serious safety concerns for guests and neighbors.”
Far too many Canadians don’t vote and are cynical about politics – but changing electoral systems will do nothing to improve that attitude.
Just like Santa Claus, Kinder Morgan is coming to town in December.
BC Premier Christy Clark has been all over your television set since late August, telling you what a great job she is doing holding down government spending and creating jobs.
“His brain has not only been washed, as they say... It has been dry cleaned.”
“The larger economy may have improved, but people are worried about the rug being pulled out from under them.” — American pollster Patrick Murray
“(Media are) portraying the Leap as a radical document, I don’t see it that way and I don’t think most people in Canada do actually.” - Robert Fox, federal NDP national director
“The new tax is nothing but the ruling party of British Columbia soliciting votes for the election held next spring. It won’t cool down the enthusiasm of foreign buyers.” — Ou Lyu, Global Times Chinese newspaper
“I am, however, very interested in the Kinder Morgan pipeline .... I certainly hope that we’re going to be able to get that pipeline approved.” — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, January 2014
“Too often, it seems as if leftists actually like losing. As if all the failure, doom and atrocities mainly serve to prove they were right all along.” — Rutger Bregman, Dutch author
“No government in BC history has invested more in health care, education, and other front-line services than Today’s BC Liberals.” — BC Liberal Party website
“Israeli politics is characterized by short-term coalitions in which big parties make concessions to smaller parties in exchange for their participation.” — Dylan Mathews, Washington Post
“It is literally too late to close the door after the horse has left the barn.” — Old saying
“This is truly a case where the RCMP manufactured the crime.” — BC Supreme Court Justice Catherine Bruce
Dr. Peter Venkman: “This city is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions.” — Ghostbusters 1984
“They told me, ‘Don’t go walkin’ slow/’Cause Devil’s on the loose.’” — Run Through The Jungle, Creedence Clearwater Revival