If the wholesale price of oil is the same, what is the cause of such high prices in the lower mainland?
16 and 17 year olds aren’t tried in adult court because it’s assumed they’re not yet capable of making adult decisions. They can’t buy marijuana because the research shows their brains aren’t fully developed – but we have plenty on the progressive left who want to give them the vote.
Every time the stats come out on income inequality we act like we’re surprised that some jobs and professions are more highly paid than others. If you want to make money – it’s no big mystery what jobs you should pursue.
It all depends on your definition of good policy. Too often that means a policy that furthers their partisan goals at the expense of the rest of us.
As taxes increase we hear the familiar refrain that “taxes are the price we pay for civilization” but the reality is that taxes are also wasted, used for partisan purposes and mismanaged. We could be just as civilized for half the tax.
Really…how couldn’t we see this coming. Anti-business sentiment, higher taxes and regulatory costs along with efforts to derail two of the countries most important industries – real estate and oil – but somehow we’re surprised at the latest downgrade for economic growth.