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Tag Archive 'HST'

There is an elephant in the cabinet room and it can only be dealt with if the occupiers of that room don’t oppose any of the proposed pipelines to run through BC – this thanks to the Campbell/Clark HST mess. In simple terms, we owe Ottawa $1.6 BILLION by backing out of the HST. It’s […]

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The Zalm Factor

New Dems wise to keep their distance from Bill Vander Zalm, despite his HST-fighting success. The HST business is having some interesting fallout. One need hardly note that the Campbell government is spinning out of control, otherwise how can you explain the appointment of Hon. Wally Oppal, QC to head up the Pickton inquiry? Of […]

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Recall over HST: a risky option

Let me start by saying that I would like to see every Liberal MLA re-called. They are an appalling  lot and dishonest both as a caucus and the Gordon (Pinocchio) Campbell led cabinet. Having said that, I have serious doubts about Recall as a process in the areas where it’s planned. I might say that […]

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My three axioms of politics and the HST

For starters, and just for the record, here are Rafe’s three axioms of politics. I.      You make a serious mistake in assuming that people in charge know what the hell they’re doing. II.    You don’t have to be a 10 in politics, you can be a 3 if everyone else is a 2 III.   Never […]

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Latest on HST initiative

The decision by the Chief Electoral Officer to hold up the referendum process because of lawsuits pending does nothing to help the government even though they bravely says it does. The Chief, Mr. Fraser, is said to be free of the political process and we must take him at his word. That may be demonstrated […]

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Vander Zalm and colleagues should be proud of taking the fight against the HST into the public sphere. I say three cheers for Bill Vander Zalm and his fight against the HST! He and his colleagues have a Herculean task before them in trying to get the HST removed, but they have my support. It’s […]

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