Tuesday, June 30, 2009


Can anyone spell Watergate? Salt Spring News shows us how, in photos


Salt Spring News - Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Regional News

Can anyone spell Watergate? Judge on BC Rail corruption case orders disclosure of MLA emails, part of materials the defence has spent years trying to force disclosure of.

Please click on: http://saltspringnews.com/ to see the photos of Nixon and Campbell.

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.
- Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States (1969–1974) and the only president to resign the office.

Records that should be kept under the law have been kept.
- Gordon Campbell, 34th Premier of British Columbia, June 5, 2001 to the present.

Steve Mertl
Canadian Press Canada - June 30, 2009

VANCOUVER, B.C. — A B.C. court has ordered the provincial government to turn over a potential trover of internal emails that could relate to the legislature raid case. The B.C. Supreme Court judge hearing the case Tuesday ordered the government to turn over MLA emails and other communications related to the controversial $1-billion sale of BC Rail to CN Rail in 2003. Justice Elizabeth Bennett will review the material to decide what's relevant to the corruption trial of three former government workers in relation to the sale, a case which now has dragged on for almost six years without going to trial. Bennett herself has been promoted to the B.C. Court of Appeal but the defence is demanding she stay on because she's issued a plethora of pre-trial rulings in the complex case. She's slated to hear their arguments later this month {snip} ...


Reading an article by Mark Steyn about the errant US governor today had a good comment on the ethics and morals of our top elected officials.
"So big government more or less guarantees rule by creeps and misfits. It's just a question of how well they disguise it"
Fits Gordon Campbell to a tee doesn't it.
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