Friday, January 2, 2009
"This government has lost the capacity to govern because a shadow government has taken over. The narco-mafia state is now completely consolidated."
ASHRAF GHANI, a former Afghan finance minister, on corruption there.
This quote from the NY Times begs the question once again and once again, "Why are Canadian soldiers dying in this sinkhole?"
If I hear one more fake politician blather on about "the honorable" thing, I will puke.
Politicians have been throwing out that line of crap since the first caveman heaved the first rock at the first "other" caveman.
Posted by David Berner at 9:04 AM
Alex Tsakumis, writing in this morning's 24 Hours newspaper has captured nicely the trashy little lowlights from Monday's NPA stabbing in the forum.
Read it here.
A friend, who lives in Dunbar, spoke eloquently the other day about how the party had managed in recent months to alienate their own best supporters by not listening to a word.
Which leaves us here in Vancouver with a Vision-dominated City Council, not a recipe for good government.
The council should be a healthy mix of different views and approaches. It is now a doctrinaire love fest.
May some party or other rise from the vacuum and the ashes in the coming months to present some variety for the voters 3 long years from now.
And some quality wouldn't hurt either.
Posted by David Berner at 8:51 AM