Cowichan Conversations: Opinion: Compromise is a two-way street. BCTF has moved a mile, the government not one inch

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark embraces the anti education, anti academic, anti-intellectual posture of a true Philistine. Let’s not beat around the bush. This attack is a part of a larger plan to continue dismantling our civil society and commonwealth. It is all about wealth transfer to the corporate side of ...

Cowichan Conversations: Let’s Vote For Better Schools! BCTF TV Advertising Is Pathetic!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger   I have watched the BCTF campaign ads over the years. They squander hundreds of thousands of dollars on some really well produced ads and then choke and say stupid things like ‘Vote for Education’ or ‘Vote for Smaller classrooms.” The BCTF’s latest is ‘Let’s Vote for Better Schools!’ This is brilliant. Now, ...

Cowichan Conversations: I Want Some Of That Stuff that Christy Is Smokin’

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Now I suppose being Premier and all pretty well positions you for really good ‘Premier Bud.’ I mean it would be insulting to have our top office holder picking through the branches, seeds and twigs when she presides over the best bud growing jurisdiction in the universe. Personally the fact that many of ...