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“I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.” ~~ John G. Diefenbaker

DAY SEVEN ... the week of February 3rd to February 9th

And again ... another exciting week in politics here in BC ... and in Canada.  They included possible interference by Justin Trudeau in the SNC-Lavalin affair... the uproar in the Legislature regarding the top two legislative assistants ... the never-ending stalemate in the building of approved pipelines ... another 1,500 people dying because of millionaire criminals flooding the streets and back-alleys with murderous poison ... AND ... ICBC!

Let’s start with number 10 ... and once you’re done, I hope you’ll make comment on your thoughts on these, and any others stories you’ve read or come across.

#10 ... FEDLSTED: Perhaps government can ignore the thunder of economists, but the lightning of insolvency is not as easily put off
#9 ... SUITS and BOOTS: Soon, with that kind of airplay, those foreign funded, full-rime protesters, will be crying out for peace! 

#8 ... FELDSTED: Why are lobbyists given apparent open access to government, when members of the public and legitimate public groups can’t get a foot in the door?

#7 ...
DAN ALBAS: The suggestion by the Prime Minister that lower income citizens do not pay taxes is patently false

#6 ...
ICBC:  Review finds no support for concerns of cases needlessly taken to trial and unnecessarily generating increased legal costs

#5 ...
FORSETH:  We tend to think about justice as being the police the courts and prisons. It is much more than that – it is about people and their everyday problems 

#4 ...
On SNC-Lavalin, Conservatives will pursue every course of action to make sure Justin Trudeau and his office are held to account

FORSETH: Yes, they suffered from drug overdoses ... from poisoned drug sources ... and from a government completely uncaring in actually dealing with the situation!

The federal government is making hundreds of millions a year off interest fees on student loans -- getting an education costs way too much


And what’s clocking in at the number one spot this week?

#1 ... FORSETH:  BC LIBERALS (AKA Liberal dominated conservatives) ... FEDERAL LIBERALS (Tax and spend Trudeau style) ... FEDERAL LIBERALS (who are more like the BC NDP) running to be BC LIBERALS ... FEDERAL CONSERVATIVES running to be BC LIBERALS

Finally, I hoping that you might share your thoughts on the whole idea of a weekly top 10.  Does it help in case you missed one or two of the stories each week ... is it of interest to know which you and others found to hold the most interest,

And last (sorry I know I already just said ‘finally’ mere moment ago) ... here’s the most read post of the past 30 days:

Andrew Wilkinson, along with many of his fellow provincial LIBERAL members, are continually shelling out wads of CASH not to federal Conservatives, but instead to the Federal LIBERAL Party

Thanks for your thoughts, suggestions, and ideas – please keep them coming.  And ... if you haven’t already, please follow me on Twitter at @AlanForseth

All the best friends ... and have a great week.


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