BEN BESLER ... The NDP are nothing more than a “punch drunk” party with policies from the 1970s ... BUT, are the BC Liberals really a “free-enterprise” party as they claim?
This is always a fair question and needs to be asked of any government, no matter how long they have been in power.
I do have another question, mind you; and perhaps you dear reader could help me better understand. My question is whether or not Christy Clark's BC Liberals are really a “free-enterprise” party as they claim? Make sense of this:
A cap-and-trade Carbon Tax brought in by the alleged conservative led administration of Gordon Campbell.
Or, the latest term beginning with the raising of the minimum wage - to the highest rate in confederation at that.
Or, a new stat holiday that was introduced, then off set one week from the other holidays taken on our continent, creating difficulties in both the National and International marketplace.
Or, to the latest discussion of appropriate shoes for women to wear in the work place.
Now, you may consider all these issues an important exercise in progress, or
As of John Horgan and the NDP. I have a few questions, too. Starting with, "What are they standing for, really?"
Are they really the progressives they claim to be? Do they really stand up for the working man and women as many have hoped for in the past? And will they ever really win an election after the faux pas ad nauseam of the 1990's?
It could be said (so let me say it now) that the NDP are such a poor opposition party, with no vision and desperate for strong leadership, that they may never recover from the dark and dismal decade of the 1990's that its leadership brought to ruin.
No matter how “progressive” they claim to be, I say they are nothing more than a “punch drunk” party with a constitution crafted in 1884, policies stuck in the 1970's and leadership lost in the dark and dismal 1990's.
They have become anything but lost in their own ruin. Branded far too easily as a party on cue to simply state “no” when the other says “yes”.
They at one time were the labour party. A party of the working class. A party that stood for better employment opportunities and fair wages. Now they are running amok, appeasing the lunacy that the environmental apparatchiks have become.
Killing jobs, stopping progress. They have partnered in solidarity with folks that do everything in their power to bring ruin on the job seeker and the middle class. They stand in the way of progress for the iron worker and his blue collar brothers and sisters who - I might add - are the real progressives.
They are the heart of this province. They are the real builders of this province, and they have found no solidarity from the party that simply pretends to have their back.
The NDP have become a weather-vane of double speak. Untrustworthy. All talk, no action.
Are the free-enterprise working-class up against the wall in British Columbia? What do you think?