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Letter: High price of gas is because it’s taxed so high

To the editor:

Stop blaming the gas companies for the high price of gas

I read with interest a news article regarding the Liberal convention and the B.C. Liberals fundraising launch for the year 2017. Your reporter spoke about Bob Rennie [party fundraising chairman] where the party needs each of the Liberal believers to donate $20.17 for 2017, to keep the Liberals in power.

On June 5, 2014, I saw that the price of gas shot back up to 1.44 a litre. It would appear that all in British Columbia are donating $21.17 for every 100 litres of gas that you and I buy at the gas pumps.

I don’t think that the HST ever did end. Trickee Christy set us all up.

They say HST ended a short time ago. And just before it did the price of gas jumped to over $1.40 per litre. You can check these tax prices for yourself. We and the Alberta tourists pay to Trickee Christy and the ‘Lie’berals 14.5 cents provincial gas tax and 6.67 cents B.C. carbon tax, for every litre of gas that we buy.

So, as you can see, we are all paying into the bottomless Liberal tax purse.

Please, can someone start a sensible third political party in this province, so British Columbians have got some one else to vote for besides the NDP and their bottomless tax purse.

So, darn it, get down to the gas pumps and fill up the gas tank. Trickee Christy wants to take your money for another three years.

Rennie said the 2017 campaign is counting on building a continual stream of small donations. And over the next number of years that will be hundreds of dollars for some of us and thousands of dollars for others.

Fools rush in, and they won the majority in the last election.

People, wake up. We are being hosed at the pumps. Tell Christy Clark that we have had enough of these high tax gas prices or you will be the one hitting the road.


Bud Love,



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