Category Archive for 'Ramblings'

This was written 11 days before the election – before the dramatic surge of Jack Layton and the New Democrats that nobody, including the writer, naturally to his possible embarrassment, foresaw. Whether that surge will prove water on the desert’s dusty face, or a historical revolt by voters deeply disenchanted with the two parties that […]

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Here’s a piece of fanmail from the municipal elections: Pamela Goldsmith-Jones has been re-elected Mayor of West Vancouver! This must provide you with an opportunity to continue with negative reporting for the next three years or until your progressing senile decay sends you to the care of geriatric attention. I will be glad to offer […]

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Dear Mr Lautens, To my surprise I attended the North Shore Mayors’ Debate at the Capilano Golf Club this afternoon. The surprise came from a misunderstanding led by my friend who believed that he was inviting me to a North Vancouver All Candidates meeting. I am a North Vancouver resident and since my Mayor enjoys […]

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