Monday, May 10, 2010
Drunk driving and selling cocaine have found new friends in B.C.
While the government is churning out press releases about how they are getting tough on impaired drivers, turns out many of these scofflaws are getting off scott free.
As are many coke dealers.
Because there aren't enough judges to hear their cases.
Because Gordon Campbell's government is spending half a billion on a new roof for The Playpen, and other Monumental Projects.
What the Gordo Government is not doing is hiring enough judges to hear criminal cases.
Now the office of the chief judge of B.C. Provincial Court has warned that court delays will only worsen unless the provincial government reverses budget cutbacks.
The Provincial Court has 16 fewer judges than it did in 2005.
Why not just advertise in the Toronto Star and all the Prairie papers?
Come One, Come All to the Land of the Stupid.
Drink, Drive, Snort, Deal.
No worries, mate!
Posted by David Berner at 8:32 AM
Between 1988, the year after Prozac was approved by the F.D.A., and 2000, adult use of antidepressants almost tripled.
By 2005, one out of every ten Americans had a prescription for an antidepressant.
IMS Health, a company that gathers data on health care, reports that in the United States in 2008 a hundred and sixty-four million prescriptions were written for antidepressants, and sales totalled $9.6 billion.
Posted by David Berner at 8:18 AM
On Saturday, I posted an item about the level of corruption abundant in BC political circles these days.
The item is titled "On a Clear Day, You Can See Forever."
The content is all about the consistent information that to get appointed a Special Prosecutor in BC and to be paid considerable legal fees regardless of your successes, you need only have been a Liberal Party contributor.
If you missed this piece, please give it a read this morning.
Posted by David Berner at 8:12 AM