Jan 24, 2014 at 13:38:59
Canada British Columbia
“Taxes are the price we pay for civilization. Bateman's free lunch philosophy - spend, spend, spend on credit and don't look at the bill is path to economic disaster. Wishful thinking is great, until reality raises its ugly head. (But to go on a tangent, the very wealthy and the corporations they control should be paying a much higher share of taxes. Ordinary folk are feeling squeezed because we are being squeezed as the elite 1% and 10% pay less and less.)”
“The Gateway Council is not only interested in creating a mass export point in Metro Vancouver, they also want to force mass consumption (of products like gasoline and automobiles). That is why the biggest part of the Gateway freeway expansion scheme, the $3.1 billion Highway 1/Port Mann, is focused almost exclusively on moving cars. Even the SFPR freeway, which is intended to connect to Delta Port, is expected to carry about 85% cars and light trucks.