Skip to main content

Given her rant, and the same and similar by others of the same ilk, I think my Blah-Blah-Blah paragraph is more fitting



The gnashing of teeth by our neighbours, next door in Alberta, continues frothing away yesterday (July 25th).  On the heels of the Progressive Conservatives, and Wildrose parties coming together on the weekend, the NDP's
Sarah Marjorie Hoffman, current Deputy Premier of Alberta,
and Minister of Health in the NDP cabinet of Rachel Notley
Sarah Hoffman got herself in a lather against the forces of evil -- that being the new United Conservative Party.


Rachael Notley's Deputy Premier, Sarah Hoffman, had this to say:

  • blah blah blah ... all conservatives hate LGTBQ ...
  • blah blah blah ... we / me / you will know it because he's a white Anglo-Saxon male 
  • blah blah blah ... he held views that were anti LGTBQ previously, and so those will always be his beliefs ...
  • blah blah blah ... I will rake the new United Conservative Leader over the coals because as a self-righteous leftie I am allowed to do this ...
  • blah blah blah ... no one had better ever question my motives ...
  • blah blah blah ... you don't attend pride parades ...
  • blah blah blah... insert any other assertion you've ever heard, and feel free to add as many more as you can think of



Oooooops ... no ... the story actually said that Deputy premier Sarah Hoffman questioned Cooper’s sincerity, telling reporters in Calgary that he needs to better explain how and when his “extreme opinions” altered.

He either owes Albertans an explanation or his resignation,” she said Tuesday.

Hoffman said homophobia continues to be a theme with conservative leaders in Alberta, noting the most recent heads of the Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties — Jason Kenney and Brian Jean — have failed to attend pride parades.


Given her extremist rant, and the same and similar by others of the same ilk, I think my Blah-Blah-Blah paragraph is more fitting.  All I can say is I hope that doesn't come to the forefront here in BC. 

No ... I guess here instead what we actually have to be concerned about is environmental extremism -- courtesy of our John Horgan / Andrew Weaver GreeNDP government.

Yesterday the PETRONAS LNG project in Port Edward, near Prince Rupert, bit the dust.  What's going to be next?

In Kamloops, I'm Alan Forseth.  The floors yours now, so let's hear from you.

Comments

  1. Until I had listened to Selina Robinson, B.C.'s new Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, on Jon MCComb's Monday broadcast on CKNW, I was willing to at least give the new government a chance but Robinson came across as an incompetent idealogue who is still fighting the election.
    With the NDP's scary lack of a majority, without Dream Weaver's support, I would have expected a softer approach.
    Is Site C next? How about Kinder Morgan?
    God help us.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

“First Past The Post” works close to home by focusing on electoral districts first … “Proportional Representation” tries to fit a size 10 foot into a size 7 shoe by bastardizing electoral districts

MEL ROTHENBERGER: There are so many things wrong with the referendum on proportional representation, it would take as long to cover it all as it would to explain the convoluted and foggy alternatives on the ballot.

So let’s just talk about the hocus pocus of proportional representation (also known as prop rep, pro rep or PR) math. This one giant flaw should be enough to make us run, not walk, away from prop rep.

Throughout the months leading up to this vote, prop rep boosters have relied heavily on a simplistic abracadabra formula to convince us their system makes sense.

Their favourite line is “40 per cent of the votes should equal 40 per cent of the seats,” or variations thereof.

With the current First Past the Post, they say, “39 per cent of the votes = 54 per cent of the seats = 100 per cent of the power” but with PR “39 per cent of the vote = 39 per cent of the seats = Compromise, cooperation, collaboration.” This is labeled “Proportional Representation Math.”

I once called it “voodoo…

What, Judy, is the response, to the urgency and compassion show by British Columbians for WHAT IS NEEDED? What are the ‘action words?’

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day.  Did you know such a day existed?
I wasn’t until early this morning.My God, it’s pathetic we even need to have a day like this to mark – and celebrate is obviously a word that would never be used for an occasion like this!
So, for an occasion such as this, Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, trotted out ‘words’, because, at least in my opinion, they are easy to say.
Today marks International Overdose Awareness Day, and we honour and remember those we have lost to this terrible crisis. Last year, we lost 1,450 people here in B.C., and by the end of this day three or four more British Columbians will die from a drug overdose as a result of a poisoned and unpredictable illegal drug supply.”

All talk … but little action!
As I mentioned yesterday, on July 18th, the BC Centre On Substance Use, released all of the ‘words’ necessary for our BC NDP government to ‘actually’ begin the process to slow down this terrible crisis, and hel…

RUSTAD: New approach needed to fight wildfires