So Pat Martin arrives in the HOC today looking disgruntled, uncomfortable. In the middle of this morning’s session, during a vote on a motion to salute Canada’s Crappie fishermen, he sneaks out, comes back a little bit later…at ease and smiling! Turns out his underwear was too tight, but they’re better now! So what happened . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Pat Martin Affair: Straight Talk, Lost Gonch
Playing the mighty Pen with Bian Lilley (who is back-ground left; looks like he’s trying to hustle coins out of a vending machine). Witnessed by crazy boy Dean.
More grey hairs in this place than backstage at a Rolling Stones concert.
. . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Ezra On Tour
Well it was always going to be a freak show. Ezra Levant and Brian Lilley, the two Con clowns from Sun TV, on a so-called Free Speech Tour.Spewing bigotry out of every orifice, and asking their faithful followers suckers to pay for the privilege of watching them live and in person.But who knew it . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Ezra Levant and Brian Lilley’s Disastrous Freedom Tour
The video segment itself is here. Its print counterpart here. The grovelling apology (print edition) is below: Will there be a video version of this apology to follow? Official steps have been taken by Mr. Raynolds to extract one, and they seem to have paid off: Pls’d we r expecting a full Sun News retraction of . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Will Brian Lilley Issue Grovelling Apology For November 18th Video Segment?
Sun News Network columnist Lorne Gunter is presented an award by National Firearms Association President Sheldon Clare for his commentary on the so-called “High River Gun Grab.” (Grabbed from the NFA’s website.) Below: Floodwaters roar through High River last year. (CBC Photo)
Rain is falling and floodwaters are rising again in Southern Alberta.
. . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: With floodwaters rising again, will Sun News Network renew its hysterical ‘gun grab’ attacks on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police?
“The Alberta Job.” Will the original “Self Preservation Society” get to keep the Tory gold? Is Jim Prentice – above, not exactly as illustrated – the man to help them do it? Read on to find out why we’ll probably never find out. Below: The actual Jim Prentice. Below him: Possible, rumoured, putative . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: The ‘Self Preservation Society’ wants Jim Prentice for ‘The Alberta Job’ – but can he forgo his ambition to be PM?
Admiral Horatio Nelson gives up his life in the service of his country on the deck of HMS Victory on Oct. 21, 1805. Below: Horatio Nelson; his famous signal to his fleet: “England expects that every man will do his duty.” Surely, Canada should expect no less!
“England expects that every . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Everyone must do their duty for Canada – even Sun News Network ideologues
Impressionable English Canadian youngsters tune in to SNN for sinister ideological conditioning by RWN (right-wing nuts) on the staff of the PMO-favoured network. Below: PKP and his now-ex wife (NXW), grabbed from the Internet; SNN broadcaster Ezra Levant.
Oh, H-E-double-hockey-sticks, PKP wants another D-I-V-O-R-C-E!
This time, having just given his common-law wife of . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: PKP to run for PQ: Why PKP, with SNN and CPC PMO spell SOS for Canada, which could be FUBAR
The only time I would ever ask my readers to watch anything from Brian Lilley. If you really don’t want to, I’ll just say its all about Brian calling out the politically correct “over-pronunciation of French athletes names”.
Its a thoroughly grovelling apology, and the word is: Everyone’s speculating that Quebecor bosses (or even PKP . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Thumped By A Frenchy! Sun News Star Brian Lilley Takes Boot To Nads From French Billionaire Boss!
The captain of the the MV Zuiderdam tells Michael Coren, right, to fetch him a cup of Starbucks. Sun News Network tour group hosts may not appear exactly as illustrated. But you’ve got to admit it’s a pretty good likeness! Below: a sample of unethical oil.
Call me Ishmael!
Would you pay $8,679, . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Ahoy there, matey! Talk about maritime disasters! Trapped on a CAPP-sized banana boat with Ezra Levant!
Glen McGregor of the Ottawa Citizen has some new viewer numbers for the Sun News Network. They are very sad:
Who is the Monkey King, you ask?
In any case it looks like Brian Lilley is out-pointing Ezra these days. ratings wise. Gotta be the hair.
. . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: The State Of Levant
Fraudulent phone calls and misremembered $21,000 cheques
Sun News, the media wing of the Conservative Party of Canada, through its Parliament Hill Senior Correspondent Brian Lilley “scooped” everyone when they pinpointed the source of the fraudulent robocalls in the 2011 election: Michael Sona.
Small problem with that scoop: it wasn’t true.
In defence of Brian . . . → Read More: Leftist Jab: Political Scapegoat of 2012: Michael Sona
According to Brian Lilley from Sun News, he is the guy who first broke the Mike Sona = Robocaller story back in February, 2012. Mr. Sona has recently stated that Brian Lilley did not attempt to contact him before making the Sona = Robocaller accusation. He has further suggested that Lilley admitted on air that he . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Michael Sona Vs. Brian Lilley: The Tale Of The Tape
…from Brian Lilley, the man who found Peter Mansbridge’s lost chair.
But I bet it can’t all be that exciting.
On Friday, Sun News commentator Brian Lilley interviewed Rob Anders, the Member of Parliament who has drawn condemnation for conflating transsexual and transgender people with sexual predators in a petition he has been circulating on his website, and to at least one church in his riding. In “Children’s bathroom bill reaches Parliament Hill,” both doubled . . . → Read More: Dented Blue Mercedes: MP’s trans predator fearmongering escalates.
via Facebook ads: Ambassador John Bolton’s is one of America’s leading minds in foreign relations. His experience has earned him numerous accolades. President George W. Bush called Bolton "a stalwart defender of freedom and peace." Senator Jesse Helms (then chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee) referred to Bolton as "the kind of man with whom I would want to stand at Armageddon." We . . . → Read More: Five of Five: John Bolton + Brian Lilley
Communist physician Norman Bethune, left, and a comrade from the Red Chinese Army speak with Canadian Treasury Board President Tony Clement, right, in a vignette as imagined by Sun News Network. Below: Dr. Bethune, looking weirdly contemporary with a fashionable goatee; far-right ideologue Rob Anders; the real Mr. Clement.
Is the bizarre brouhaha . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Does Bizarre Bethune brouhaha signal ideological rift within Harper Conservatives?
From the CHRC page detailing with access to info requests:
Logically, the only people on the planet who would care would be the folks named in the request itself, desperately trolling about for something to be fake-outraged about. It appears, however, that they haven’t found anything useful, as Fox News North is apparently down to . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: What Will They Whine Of Next?
Ol’ Brian is livid, I tell you, boys ‘n’ girls, just livid! He must be still smarting from Justin Trudeau showing Senator Brazeau who’s boss in the boxing ring last week-end. Nah! He’s always been that wingnutty. Brian’s latest beef at the silly Lilley pad? A large Planned Parenthood complex being built next . . . . . → Read More: Brian Lilley Apparently Has Problems With Women Having Access To Health Care
Word is it will be a Canadian production.
From Montreal Simon
OK. I didn’t see the fight. My cable co. doesn’t carry Sun News. But I watched the tweets. Won a Tweet TKO of my own over Monte Solberg. And marvelled at Justin Trudeau winning in enemy territory.
From what I can gather the broadcast was 40% climate change denial, 40% CBC dissing . . . . . → Read More: Trudeau TKO’s testosterone out of Sun News talking heads
Professionally angry midget Kathy Shaidle attempts to explain who’s who in the hinterland of Canadian “conservatism” to Sun News host Brian Lilley:
Heh. By my estimation, Shaidle just slagged off about 90% of the “Bloggin’ Tories” in one form or another as not being REAL conservatives; at least that is, according to her . . . → Read More: Red Tory v.3.0.3: Canadian Conservatives Defined
X-posted at Let Freedom Rain
Brian Lilley reads prepared remarks from Conservative party while Krista Erickson ponders the good ol’ days
Judging by Lilley’s employer’s ratings, I’d say his statement is more than a little ironic, especially when you consider that Sun TV News serves at the exclusive pleasure of the ruling Conservative party. Plus, its ratings are in the . . . → Read More: Brian Lilley: "Tough year for state broadcaster"