I appreciate anything Rafe creates because it is always worth time to read and consider. Here’s an example from today’s inbox:
So, the mining industry gave over $3 million to Christy’s war chest and some people like Integrity BC are complaining!
It appears, you see, that the mining companies have received $300 million in subsidies and these cynics are thinking there might be a connection! Surely we all realize that the mining industry have been such wonderful custodians of the environment in British Columbia that any good government would give them a little bit of a reward.
That they are a good government can be seen by the approval it consistently gets without exception, from the Fraser Institute, The Canadian Taxpayers Federation and the Business Council of BC. I’ll just bet you that Resource Works, Woodfibre LNG and the Fish Farmers would agree. I forgot the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and their good friends at Postmedia.
I say that there’s far too much cynicism in this province when a paltry $300 million subsidy to the mining industry can get anyone upset and even suggest that they got it by a little, ahem, bribery.
I’m sure Christy would assure us that she, vice premier Gumshoe, and all her ministers have sworn on the Good Book that they would never ever, cross their hearts and hope to die, even look at a donor’s list before doing favours, oops, I mean discharging their duty.
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