Mark Milke, author of Barbarians in the Garden Cit: The BC NDP in Power, went on a national roll with his Tax Me - I’m Canadian (2002), a stinging indictment of how federal tax dollars are spent. His distributor Sandhill shipped the entire first print run of 5,000 in the last four weeks before Christmas and it sold 9,000 copies overall.
He returned in 2013 with 80% new content for a new edition,Tax Me – I’m Canadian (Sandhill $21.95) as a Senior Fellow with the Fraser Institute. Milke is a former director for the BC Taxpayers Federation in BC. His cross-Canada tour in October of 2013 was sponsored by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. 978-0-9687915-2-3
Barbarians in the Garden City (Sandhill $19.95)
With endorsements from Pacific Press right-wingers Trevor Lautens and Joey Thompson, and a foreword by Fraser Institute "senior fellow" Gordon Gibson, Kelowna-born provincial director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Mark Milke has produced a useful summary of the Harcourt and Clark regimes in Victoria, Barbarians in the Garden City (Sandhill $19.95), complete with Raeside cartoons for readers who need to be hit over the head. Glowingly reviewed by Terry O'Neill of The Report, it was available from Thomas & Black Publishers, P.O. Box 8095, Victoria, B.C. V8V 3R8. 0-9687915-0-6
[BCBW SPRING 2001]