On the move!
Agh! You’re still here? My new site and weblog, ianking.ca is now up and running; new posts are building up over there, never to be mirrored here. Go! What are you waiting for? All the stuff worth keeping has been migrated over to the new server, and I don’t anticipate making any more posts here.
Bloggers and webmasters: Update your links! Simply replace vancouverscrum.blogspot.com with www.ianking.ca in your blogrolls or bookmarks to point to the new site. Old posts will remain on this server for as long as the people at Blogger/Google allow them to remain; unfortunately, I’m not going to bother to come up with any way of converting permalinks on this blog to their corresponding posts on the new site. Yes, I plead laziness. I also realize the irony of switching away from Blogger just it starts to add features that the demanding blog nerds insist upon.
Thanks for reading and linking, and see you over at ianking.ca!
—Ian King, December 13, 2004
Monday, May 31, 2004
Sign Wars, Day 9
North of 41st Avenue in Vancouver-Kingsway, the Ian Waddell campaign has finally responded to Liberal candidate David Emerson's early flurry of 4' × 4' lawn signs with a major blitz of his own, especially in Kingsway's eastern reaches. Conservative Jesse Johl also has a few signs up. Vancouver East has a glut of Libby Davies signs after a weekend of blitzing by some of Davies's thousand-plus volunteers; you've got to work hard to find a sign for any of her rivals. Conservative Stephen Rogers and Liberal incumbent Stephen Owen are both making strong showings in Quadra in a battle of Vancouver bluebloods; NDPer David Askew trails.
Downtown Vancouver is not a place where you'll find many signs, for the simple reason that ther aren't many lawns. Unfortunately, vandals hit the offices of two very different Liberals: Vancouver-Burrard MLA Lorne Mayencourt and Vancouver-Centre MP Hedy Fry both had their office windows smashed in over the weekend.
Oh, and outgoing Vancouver South MP Herb Dhaliwal has called for Liberal campaign Svengali David Herle's head. Any bets on how many other Grits share Herb's views on the Martin juggernaut-that-ain't?
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