Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to dissolve the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics, is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.
Richard McCandless, a retired high-level civil servant, is not a partisan for any political group but, for some years, he has been lobbying for more effective governance of British Columbia. In one […]
The following excerpts are from a piece in DeSmog Blog. It is written by Martyn Brown, an articulate commentator on public affairs and, years ago, Premier Gordon Campbell’s Chief of Staff. The linked piece is the fourth of four parts about B.C.’s climate action plan. The entire series is worth the time of anyone seeking a more complete understanding of the intended and unintended directions of BC’s current energy policies. It is excellent work.
Usually devoid of meaningful arguments and information, most articles on British Columbia politics take but a moment to read. This Martyn Brown piece is entirely different. It is superior to a month’s worth of commissioned articles and press release rewrites from members of the Legislative Press Gallery. It is written by a man who spent years at the heart of Gordon Campbell’s Liberal Governments and he knows the current players well…
Partly in response to the article Difficulties mount for BC Liberal partner, a reader sent this material: Excellent story. Agreed. There’s a great deal wrong with BC’s LNG deal with Malaysia. In […]
An article I published almost three years ago is timely on this election day. Voters have an opportunity to change direction. If we do not, the plundering of British Columbia will accelerate. […]
To emphasize that the Basi/Virk trial was merely meter-spinning theatre from the injustice system, I bring back an In-Sights piece from 2010. I think it captures reality, showing the trial was never […]
Dave Basi had his fingers slapped today by Supreme Court Justice Anne MacKenzie. She yanked his chain lightly, adding to his previously inconsequential sentence conditions, making them now slightly inconvenient. The purported […]
John Stewart reacts to watching Global TV’s News Hour Final on June 15. Stewart was expecting to hear a report on the BCR/Liberal Corruption Trial underway in BC Supreme Court and still […]
BCR Sale Filing System Read the whole story by Mark Hume at the Globe and Mail: Government staff used private computers for some files, corruption trial told. Ministerial assistants and other senior […]