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David Camp

Writer • Member since Jul 12, 2009

David Camp is a cpa (Canada'86; USA'96) and MBA (Schulich'88) who toiled thirty years in the corporate salt mines, counting beans and telling stories to the auditors and whatnot. Now he spends his time growing trees; thinking curmudgeonly thoughts and occasionally shouting them into the intertubes; and maintaining body and soul through work and movement. A believer in discussion as key to civil life, he invites comment and argument.

Articles by David Camp

The Jail Dog That Didn’t Bark

By David CampOn Oct 24, 2017

We’ve been very vocal on this site on the subject of the proposed Jail Tax - Proposition 2017-6. Attorney Juliette Daniels has written fourteen (!) excellent in-depth articles which I [...]

Want to Bankrupt Whatcom County?  Vote Yes on the Jail Tax.

By David CampOn Sep 11, 2017

Key data: Here are the numbers to help you make your decision on the county’s proposal to borrow $110 million to build a new jail: Amount borrowed: $ 110,000,000 Annual Interest Cost: $ 4,950,000 ([...]

Breaking News: City Replaces Basketball Hoop in Franklin Park

By David CampOn Feb 21, 2017

Your intrepid reporter, roving around town as is his wont and habit, has news for yous: the basketball hoop in Franklin Park, absent all these eight (!) months since run over [...]

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Recent comments

"Well my two cents is that anyone who voted to put the jail bond on the ballot again this year has got to have some astoundingly solid other strengths to [...]

Nov 21, 2017 on
A Little Politics

"Jeez are they going to put the jail bond on the ballot again too? 

Nov 21, 2017 on
District-only dead? Whatcom council to weigh return to countywide vote

"Dick - I think you should read my comment more carefully. Are you actually saying we don’t have a complaint-based system? Do you really think that tenants don’t [...]

Oct 24, 2017 on
Fire on Jersey St. - An Investigation - Part II

"Tenants do not have to tolerate unsafe conditions that contravene the City’s rental property bylaws. The first avenue of remedy is to complain to the landlord. If this is [...]

Oct 24, 2017 on
Fire on Jersey St. - An Investigation - Part II

"Larry - “You are expressing a personal opinion in the form of fact.  I don’t see any facts in your argument.” My neighborhood is over 50% rentals and [...]

Oct 08, 2017 on
Fire on Jersey St. - An Investigation
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