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Cowichan Conversations: RAFE: How Postmedia climbed in bed with the LNG lobby and a PR flack

Richard Hughes Independent Strategic Voter

BC is in a mess on the LNG front. The BC Liberal government has sold the farm to Chinese and Malaysian interests and the media, or at least much

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Cowichan Conversations: Zunera Ishaq cleared by court to take citizenship oath wearing niqab

Richard Hughes Independent Strategic Voter

PM Steve Harper has neither respect nor acceptance for the Supreme Court or the Constitution.

Once again the courts have trimmed his sails, this time over his small minded

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Cowichan Conversations: Canada’s Biggest Political Scandal You Never Heard Of–Big oil, taxpayers’ millions, call girls and a ‘mechanic’ named Bruce Carson.

Richard Hughes Independent Strategic Voter

As the election countdown continues you can dismiss any thoughts of a lacklustre non eventful race to the wire.

The TPP card has been played, the Niqab Harper camp

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Cowichan Conversations: UPDATED Danny Williams Says Stephen Harper’s Tactics are Borderline Racist

Cowichan Conversations: Joseph Stiglitz-Nobel Laureate Warns Of Trans Pacific Partnership Dangers

Richard Hughes Independent Strategic Voter

Here we are in the last two weeks of the election and the TPP bomb hits us.

CBC newscasts are treating it like an endorsement this morning, gleefully telling

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Cowichan Conversations: Adrian Raeside – Enuff Election Stuff – Take a minute To Smile At This One.

Cowichan Conversations: Land You Love-Hey Rosetta! & Yukon Blonde

Cowichan Conversations: Canadians Are Turning Into A Bunch of Racist Assholes.

This post by Bert Bulmer appeared on Facebook. He absolutely nails it.

Bert Bulmer

So a number of you have asked that I momentarily come out of my self-imposed FaceBook exile to comment on

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Cowichan Conversations: Maroc on Pope Francis and Kim Davis-Time To Take A Deep Breath

Can we perhaps sit down and take a deep breath before we set our hair on fire over Pope Francis having a 15-minute chat with Kim Davis, the fifty-year-old county clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky,

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Cowichan Conversations: Harperman-Singing Across Canada plus other songs

It is amazing the number of songs that have sprung up across Canada aimed at dumping Harper and his ultra right wing government.

This link will open up a site that features Harperman sing

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Cowichan Conversations: Harperman-Cowichan Style

Cowichan Conversations: “I am in shock,” said long-time wild salmon campaigner Alexandra Morton

Don Maroc

by Don Maroc

“I am in shock,” said long-time wild salmon campaigner Alexandra Morton when she heard the news that multi-national fish farming corporation Cermaq, based in Norway, had towed away their

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Cowichan Conversations: Potentially Scandalous Probe into Muzzled Scientists Not Likely Out by Oct.19

Here is another excellent National Observer article. This time By Mychaylo Prystupa looks into the reality facing Canadian muzzled scientists.

Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault in a photo by The Canadian Press

A potentially explosive

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Cowichan Conversations: B.C. Liberal candidate resigns amid backlash over 9-11 comments

Richard Hughes Independent Strategic Voter

Although it is not yet clear it appears that Cowichan-Malahat-Langford’s Liberal candidate Maria Manna has stepped down over her logical comments posted on Facebook doubting the Facebook line on

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Cowichan Conversations: Donald Sutherland Speaks Out About Canadian Politics–Would Vote NDP, If He Could.

Cowichan Conversations: RMR-New Night Light-Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid!

Cowichan Conversations: José Mujica, nicknamed Pepe Mujica, was President of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015.

Cowichan Conversations: Come Clean, Ms. Green

The Green Party have betrayed their lofty ideals and haughty denunciation of the other parties. Murray Dobbin continues his fine work and analysis with another very significant blog.

Come clean, Ms. Green Posted on September

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Cowichan Conversations: Project Democracy Call Out Green Party Over Their Inaccurate Pamphlet Blanketing Vancouver Island Ridings

Richard Hughes-Independent Strategic Voter

Perhaps it is one of the results of an extended election period but Green Party leader Elizabeth May, once voted as parliamentarian of the year by her peers, has it

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Cowichan Conversations: I Don’t Know About You But This Election is Unbearable By Gerry Caplan

This article published in struck a chord and rings true with many soldiers of the left persuasion.

Gerald Caplan has an MA in Canadian history and a Ph.D. in African history from the School

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Cowichan Conversations: Harper’s ‘Dog Whistle’ Messaging to ‘Old Stock Canadians’ — Was Heard And Understood

Don Maroc’s post on Harper’s thinly veiled ‘Old Stock Canadians’ was welcomed by many Cowichan Conversation Readers.

He was certainly not the only one to hear the ‘Dog Whistle’ messaging from Steve Harper.

Bill Tieleman’s

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Cowichan Conversations: The Harper Song-Canadian Lies–A Parody

Cowichan Conversations: Harper’s Talking Points Released To Raeside!

Obviously Adrian has an inside source who shares Steve’s talking points. LMAO

Cowichan Conversations: This Is Why The Syrian Refugees Cannot Simply Go Back To Where They Came From!

Cowichan Conversations: 1984 Was Supposed to be a Warning…

“Any society that would give up liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both”.Benjamin Franklin


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