Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Desperate Days of Total Disaster

I have no idea where Stephen Harper is or what he's doing. He hasn't tweeted a word for 48 hours. His squawking Twitter site has suddenly gone silentBut I bet that cartoon is a pretty good representation of his state of mind.Because he must be absolutely desperate.  After rolling along for months like Cinderella in ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, Alberta, and the House of Saud

Well let's face it, it's not a great time to be an Albertan. Their Great Leader Stephen Harper's oily obsession with creating a Greater Albertonia his leading them to disaster.Once they were living high off the bitumen, and lording it over the rest of us. Now the wheels are falling off their monster trucks, and ...

Montreal Simon: Albertonia Report: The Wild Hog Party Goes Down Squealing

It could only happen in Alberta, the land of cowboy Steve and not so Big Oil, Canada's Banana Republic.Where the leader of the opposition, after attacking the Con government for five years, and trailing them in the polls by only five points.Has suddenly decided that if you can't beat them, you should join them.And is ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Oily Road to Disaster

He was warned, but Stephen Harper wouldn't listen. Warned that he should not put so many economic eggs in one oily basket.He was warned that the future would be green, or there would be no future. So it made no sense to turn us into a tarry petro state, and even less sense to torch the ...

Montreal Simon: Strangelove Flanagan and the Con Regime

As you may know, I have for many years portrayed Tom Flanagan as Dr Strangelove.I've always considered him a bizarre right-wing crank, and Alberta firewall separatist.I never understood why the CBC hired him, and then didn't fire him after he said Julian Assange should be murdered.So I'm not really surprised by his latest outrageous statement.Read ...

Montreal Simon: Are the Con Zombies Out of Control?

Damn. Even after studying them for years, I don't think I'll ever really understand the true horror of Stephen Harper and his Con zombies.I know they're an alien right-wing strain. I know they're political thugs who lie all the time. I know they're the stooges of foreign interests, and foreign governments.I know they shame us ...