January 20, 2017

NDP MLA “scolds” school board for speaking up about rising busing costs

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Host | The Gunn Show

The NDP would really appreciate it if you people would just shut up about the carbon tax. That carbon tax is hitting rural school boards especially hard and some boards, like the Battle River and Elk Island Catholic school boards, are speaking up about the added costs.

A local newspaper, the Camrose Canadian, reached out to their NDP MLA Bruce Hinkley—a former teacher and lucky recipient of the Alberta MLA election lottery—for comment about the school boards’ concerns.

Hinkley proceeded to scold his residents for wanting to keep their own money in their pockets and then he admonished the school boards for wanting to spend money on things other than busing.

In a weird socialist tirade, he said:

“In the last three weeks of December, transportation gas ... went from 88 cents at the pump up to $1.11 ... it increased over 26 cents and I didn’t hear one complaint or one protest or one school district financial officer say ‘We can’t handle 26 cents, and why aren’t those gas companies and gas stations reducing it?’” “However, we implemented the carbon pricing and it went up 4.5 cents and the pressure of that 4.5 cents is going to cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars. I’m not sure, how if they can’t handle a 4.5 cents increase, how are they handling a 26 cents increase from industry?”

Spoken like a true communist.

It sounds like the NDP have had it with your bellyaching out there in rural Alberta. They want you to just shut up and quit complaining. Its getting annoying. Bruce Hinkley can afford to pay more, why can't you?

If you ever wondered why the NDP can't budget their way out of a wet paper bag, Bruce Hinckley's statement explains it. He doesn't understand the difference between government taxes and market prices.

Albertans don't like paying more for things because the government thinks added taxes change the weather - when you say it out loud, it sounds pretty crazy.

And people don't like when the government tells them to pipe down, shut up and quit complaining when they take even more money from their pockets.

Bruce Hinkley might think rural Alberta is cheap, cantankerous and a little simple minded but at least they understand how the price of gas at the pumps came to be.

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commented 2017-01-22 22:15:04 -0500
@drew W , No need for apologies and you are probably right about the union thing .
commented 2017-01-22 02:58:43 -0500
Ron Christensen if i am wrong then my apologies to them.
commented 2017-01-22 02:57:58 -0500
Ron Christensen maybe i am wrong, but they still have unions , which makes me unsure if a lot of them being conservative matters.
commented 2017-01-21 09:59:44 -0500
how dare someone use free speech to voice an opinion of truth, From trying to ban reporters and getting them removed by an armed sherrif to this now. Seems the ndp don’t like to hear anyone talk or have an opinion other than what they tell them to think. This ship of fools is on the way down faster than the titanic, I look forward to watching them plunge to the depths of a massive election loss. It is coming ndp
commented 2017-01-21 08:27:25 -0500
As I mentioned before here are my personal and business anticipated costs based on what I use for gas now and what I just noticed on my first carbon taxed natural gas bill
Home Natural gas – $750-900.00 increase this year
Gasoline – $400-750.00 this year based on what i spent last year
My business
Increased shipping cost ( because ups will not be absorbing it) $1000-2000.00 this year
Increased overhead costs – $1000.00
Supplier increases to cover their portion of the carbon tax – $8000-10 000.00

As a small business owner I cannot increase my prices in the middle of a recession, so this money comes directly out of my pocket. In other words I will be paying another $15 000.00 this year in tax I did not account for.

Oh and of course I do not get a rebate which I want the rebel to research through freedom of information showing me who is getting it. I want proof 66% of Albertan’s earn less than 52k a year and 2/3 of families earn less than 92k are you frigging kidding me……what a bunch of idiots.
commented 2017-01-21 07:42:52 -0500
Drew Wakariuk commented Well they probably helped vote in the NDP so they better take their scolding . Well Drew you couldn’t be more wrong because the Battle River school district is double conservative . Wildrose provincially and Conservative federally so no they don’t need to be lectured !
commented 2017-01-21 02:01:31 -0500
Well they probably helped vote in the NDP so they better take their scolding.
commented 2017-01-20 21:49:28 -0500
Hinkley spews out the same garbage as Notley, Trudeau & Winbag.
You’re right Holly, the man does not know the difference between market price & gov’t tax & oh, excuse me, the service stations should reduce their price, lame brain idiot.
commented 2017-01-20 21:01:38 -0500
Please support Brad Trost.

RON VOSS commented 8 hours ago
CALAMITY MARCY, “I agree that Brad Trost is good…He’ll have to pull up his socks with regard to ISIS, the military, veterans and firearms…”
With respect to firearms Brad Trost pushing for a reversal of C-68 in full, and for a sensible firearms policy that treats law-abiding, responsible gun owners with the respect they deserve. an article about his position that appeared in Calibre Magazine which has a series introducing all of the candidates:
As far as immigration and ISIS, this from a recent post at his Facebook page:
But the greatest threat to these commitments and Canadians’ way of life is terrorism motivated by Islamic extremism.
That is why as Leader of the Opposition I will push, and as Prime Minister I will introduce legislation, to shut down immigration to Canada from countries that support, encourage or harbour terrorists or Islamic extremism.
Let me be clear: No immigrants from countries that support, encourage or permit Islamic extremism.
But . . . genuine refugees (which presumably would include Christians undergoing genocide) from countries that support, encourage or harbour terrorists or Islamic extremism will be welcome!
commented 2017-01-20 19:47:12 -0500
Wee all know that all teachers are far out socialists .
commented 2017-01-20 19:47:12 -0500
Wee all know that all teachers are far out socialists .
commented 2017-01-20 18:44:31 -0500
Socialism in any form should be classified as a MENTAL DISORDER or DISEASE ! Trudeau and Notley would probably disagree with me .
commented 2017-01-20 17:13:07 -0500
commented 2017-01-20 17:05:46 -0500
Bruce Hinkley probably sat in the staff as one of those teachers denigrating the parents of his rural school as bumpkins. Making fun of them and their children for enjoying country music rather than sophisticated folk singers. Belittling them for being educated in useful occupations that produce rather than occupations that consume. Mocking the students for sports like hockey and rodeo, rather than ballet. In short, a complete disdain for the students and parents he was paid to teach, much like the disdain he has shown his constituents.

However, he at least is not as disdainful of his constituents as the invisible energy minister is of hers. At least he popped his head out and responded. So give him credit for that.
commented 2017-01-20 16:29:21 -0500
We import 600.00 barrels a day up the St.laurence from Saudi. No tax for them powering their ships with dirty bunker sea oil. Pipe lines are so dangerous (from Alberta or Sask) is it much safer and a smaller carbon foot print to ship oil half way round the world to Canada. Lets not talk about them washing their tanks out at sea to foul many countries shore lines and reefs. Canada needs a new way of doing business in government. Again Canada has enough oil for 300 years we need to refine it here. Have our own pipe lines to supply the east. The pipe line alone would create thousands of jobs all over Canada.
Why are we shutting down coal fired electrical plants in Alberta. we export clean burn coal teck. to China.
Canada has a coal seam that spans three provinces. it is some of the best quality coal in the world enough to last 300 years.
Canada also has all the types of metal you can imagine, Canadian shields is full of it.
Lots of forest wood products too. We should all be receiving a government dividend cheque yearly.
We should have plenty of jobs for all Canadians. Plenty of money to look after those in need and fund health care easily.
Stop the BS carbon tax nutley,justurd,wind bag.
commented 2017-01-20 16:26:46 -0500
The sooner these fools are out of office, the better for Alberta … and all of Canada too.

People, expect Notley to push off the election for a year to make it a five year term because she knows when election time comes around Albertans are going to kick her ass really hard.
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