Some in B.C. will criticize Americans for their profligate spending, blaming George Bush and his wars, or Obama and his welfare state. With no wars to pay for, and a more responsible financial system in Canada, we in B.C. appear to have much less to worry about when in comes to our financial situation. We would be wrong.
The NDP are guided by the oxymoronic principle of “democratic socialism.” In staying true to their principles, the NDP will significantly increase both taxes on individuals and spending on programs. The merit of each can be debated however based on the math alone, B.C. simply cannot afford either – and therefore cannot afford another bout of the NDP.
Penticton Western News