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Councillor Candidate’s Candid Concessions & Confessions

September 8, 2013
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Councillor Candidate’s Candid Concessions & Confessions

I concede, that (if elected) my motivation for refusing their paycheque a.k.a your money stems from my insecurities. I confess my insecurities such that I couldn’t handle being labeled as yet another one of them politicians. I concede of knowing no other way of avoiding such labeling. I confess that in a past endeavour...

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Councillor Candidate’s Coffee Klatch

September 2, 2013
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Councillor Candidate’s Coffee Klatch

john micka     OLIVER CHRONICLE EDITOR QUESTIONS    OLIVER IRONICAL EDITOR/CANDIDATE      ANSWERS   1) What prompted you to throw your  hat into municipal politics?     Some say Main Streets can be an economic driver and a reflection of the Town’s Character. Some say it’s just another Street. I say our Main Street could and...

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A Higher and Better Use for Centennial Park

July 22, 2013
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A Higher and Better Use for Centennial Park

Finding another who would also vocalize their being offended by Oliver’s military mayor’s desire to see a “Higher and Better Use” for our Centennial Park is as Odd now as ODCEDS was then. See Letter to the editor   Having disbanded and abandoned any and all their economic development endeavours in lieu of Studies &...

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Is The Status Quo The Way To Go?

July 11, 2013
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Is The Status Quo The Way To Go?

In Oliver, in each election there are (7) seats available (Mayor + 6 Council). Since 1990 there have been (8) Civic elections x (7) seats = 56 possible political positions. Of those (56) possible political positions spanning 23 years, (9) have been held by (9) single term politicians. Of those (56) possible political positions...

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Politicos Pooh-Pooh Proclaiming Plebeian Proclamations

June 8, 2013
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Politicos Pooh-Pooh Proclaiming Plebeian Proclamations

Oliver politicos pooh-pooh people pursuing a politico proclamation, proclaiming a particular period for a particular purpose, by proclaiming Oliver a proclamation free zone,       yet . . . when Oliver Town Bylaw contravention & compliance concerns collide . . . Oliver’s politicos proclaim the Patently Hampsonian proclamation  . . . “the Town has no legal...

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Oliver’s Voter Apathy Reigns Supreme

May 19, 2013
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Oliver’s Voter Apathy Reigns Supreme

Not since the last century did Oliver’s percentage of eligible municipal election voters – voting . .  exceed 49%. Signs of the Times or Discerned Futility or  Free Financial Facts From Formulated Figures “Next year in Jerusalem”  –  Next year in Oliver the Ironical Oracle sees  . . .  . . . . 69%  

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Oliver’s Obscure, Obtuse & Obvious Officious Ongoings

April 21, 2013
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Oliver’s Obscure, Obtuse & Obvious Officious Ongoings

Citing the highest bidder’s strong knowledge of the Town, the Town’s bylaws and the Town’s Manager, “the Town” awards the obvious officious bylaw enforcement contract to the highest bidder. *************************************** With much doublespeak such as, “the councilor does not recall making the points in a single statement”, the Manager’s Mayor & Council officiously attempt...

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Nameless, Blameless & Shameless

April 12, 2013
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Nameless, Blameless & Shameless

Nameless, Blameless & Shameless Larcenous Liberal Lackeys Lure Linda Larson! Their Nameless, Blameless & Shameless attitude, incorporated in a letter to the Oliver Chronicle Editor (04.03.13) entitled, “Liberal budget benefits all”, says it all. By attaching her name to their hackneyed hyped hyperbole, is your BC Liberal Candidate just Shameless? B.C. Liberals “Cardoso” Slater...

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Elected Extinguish Electorate’s Expectations

April 4, 2013
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Elected Extinguish Electorate’s Expectations

Some B.C. Electorate’s adjectives ascribed to the Elected Liberal Party Legislature Members’ H.S.T. stance and general posturing are: Deceitful, Duplicitous, Dishonest & Pompous.    Some Oliver & Rural Electorate’s adjectives ascribed to the Elected Town Council Members’ Street & Avenue redo stance and general posturing are: Dumb, Dumber, Dumbest & Pompous. Most, if not all,...

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Military Insanity versus Civic Insanity

March 24, 2013
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Military Insanity versus Civic Insanity

Military Insanity: perpetually expecting different results from repeatedly deploying the same personnel to perform the same mission in the same manner. One could contemplate that Oliver Mayor Hovanes, after having served & soldiered in Canada’s Armed Forces, would not volunteer for such insanity. However, for 44 yrs collectively, the soldier Mayor + the cub...

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