B.C. NDP Leadership

Preparing for the upcoming Provincial elections

Momentum runs high for B.C. NDP leadership race




B.C. NDP Leadership candidates (left to right) John Horgan, Adrian Dix,
Nicolas Simons, Mike Farnworth, Dana Larsen

Voting Results
John Horgan:   13
Adrian Dix:   18
Nicolas Simons:   2
Mike Farnworth:   17
Dana Larsen:   5
Carole James:   0
Mike Harcourt:   0
Moe Sihota:   -2
Daniel Sedin:   43,726
Roberto Luongo:   78,192

QuotaBills
All politics is applesauce. - Will Rogers

Hockey's my favorite sport. - Denis Leary

Politics is an inexact science. - Otto von Bismarck

Good government is good politics. - Richard J. Daley

Politics is the art of the possible. - Otto von Bismarck

Crime does not pay as well as politics. - Alfred E. Newman

Hockey is figure skating in a war zone. - Unknown

Behind leadership there is always a person. - Unknown

From politics, it was an easy step to silence. - Jane Austen

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. - John F Kennedy

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. - Charles de Gaulle

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules. - Ross Perot

Ninety percent of hockey is mental and the other half is physical. - Wayne Gretzky

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. - Peter F Drucker

Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people, or, rather the hashish. - Oliver St. John Gogarty

I love hockey because of the respect for history and for the game itself. - George Vecsey

People know me from a hockey game, from an earthquake, from the O.J case. - Al Michaels

Sometimes it just feels like the only thing you do is play hockey and eat. - Henrik Lundqvist

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

When you think of hockey, when you think of Canada, you think of Wayne Gretzky. - Joe Sakic

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. - Theodore White

Leadership is at its best making promises to the people... and then keeping them. - Unknown

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. - Will Rogers

I'm not a hockey fan, which is probably why I had to leave Canada in the first place. - Ryan Reynolds

I never looked at hockey as work. Now that I'd finished playing, I had to go to work. - Bobby Orr

Politics, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour

Politics: Poli, a Latin word meaning "many"; and tics, meaning "bloodsucking creatures." - Robin Williams

We can make fun of hockey fans, but someone who enjoys Homer is indulging the same kind of vicarious bloodlust. - Steven Pinker

At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else. - Shirley Chisholm

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate. - Charles de Gaulle

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. - Lyndon B. Johnson

I went to a Catholic boys' school for a year, but that was to play hockey. Religion class was quite contentious for me. - Keanu Reeves

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. - Groucho Marx

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. - Ronald Reagan

Hockey on roller skates is like MMA in a bounce house: the elements are there, but the medium makes the whole thing ridiculous. - David Walton

I am quite sure now that often in matters concerning religion and politics, a man's reasoning powers are not above the monkeys. - Mark Twain

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan

In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power - including strong and principled diplomacy. - Barack Obama

Our ancestors believed in magic, prayers, trickery, browbeating and bullying. I think it would be fair to sum that up as 'Irish politics'. - Flann O'Brien

When I walk down the street in New York, the building constructor, the guy pounding cement and what not, will yell, "Hey, you hockey puck!" - Don Rickles


Go, Canucks, Go!

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25-Mar-2019