John Lesow

Citizen Journalist • Member since Mar 21, 2008

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Justin Trudeau’s “Bengal Bungle”

By John LesowOn Mar 04, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau returned last week from a junket to India. The trip was highlighted by the revelation that one of the honored guests invited by the Liberals [...]

Whatcom County Candidate’s Night Kicks Off in Point Roberts - Live !

By John LesowOn Oct 08, 2018

Point Roberts has a resident population of 1,300. About half are registered voters. Despite it’s small size and remote location, Candidate’s Night has always drawn an enthusiastic crowd of [...]

Ali Velshi and the Weaponization of Culture

By John LesowOn Jun 11, 2018

On May 18, 2018, MSNBC Commentator Ali Velshi was the featured speaker at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. The event was held at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, B.C. [...]

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"A  modest proposal to measure community/voter approval for “affordable” housing in Vancouver…..Planning Commissions…..what a concept https://www.nsnews.com/opinion/letter-years-of-planning-shredded-in-six-minutes-give-me-a-break-1.23584019

Jul 19, 2019 on
The Saga of Established Neighborhooods

"Wynne, We’re straying too far from the question.   What is the advantage of eliminating single family zoning from all land within the city limits of Bellingham?  &[...]

Jul 19, 2019 on
The Saga of Established Neighborhooods

"Wynne Lee, I could not disagree more with your assessment that replacing single family homes with 2-3 story buildings with commercial at street level and “family” housing above [...]

Jul 17, 2019 on
The Saga of Established Neighborhooods

"Larry, Could not agree more with your reference to carrying capacity. Unfortunately, few, besides you, John McLaughlin and Wendy Harris have been articulating this consistently over the past decade.  [...]

Jul 17, 2019 on
The Saga of Established Neighborhooods

"Larry, The original intent of the Washington Growth Management Act in 1990 was to protect resource lands (ag, timber) from development.  And to address the haphazard highway planning that was [...]

Jul 17, 2019 on
The Saga of Established Neighborhooods