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Montreal Simon: The Harper Regime and the Con Artist Budget

It won't happen of course, not in this corrupted Harperland, where decency goes to die.But if there was any justice, Boss Harper, Oily Joe Oliver, and the rest of the Con mob would be in a police lineup. Preparing to be charged with crimes against democracy and electoral fraud.For conspiring to bribe voters, and trying to con Canadians into believing that what they presented us with yesterday was a budget.When in fact it was nothing more, as John Geddes points out, than a 518-page campaign pamphlet. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Joe Oliver and the Ghastly Cinderella Budget Show

Well let's put it this way, his PMO handlers did their best to turn it into a glamorous photo-op, but it wasn't exactly Cinderella slipping on her dainty glass slipper.And it wasn't pretty.It was just Ol' Joe Oliver, pulling on his new pair of Made in America, New Balance running shoes with Con blue laces. But as bizarre as that spectacle was, it did mark the beginning of Stephen Harper's final push for another bloody majority. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Joe Oliver and the Con Plan to Kill Government

OK. I realize that Joe Oliver doesn't know what's he's doing. And that the budget he will finally deliver tomorrow was written in the PMO.But you'd think the Cons would have stopped promoting his absurd balanced budget bill, which would punish cabinet ministers with a five percent wage freeze if they dared run a deficit.After the NDP pointed out how much it would cost them and their Great Economist Buffoon Leader.

But no, since they are shameless, they're promoting it harder than ever. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The NDP’s Brilliant Response to the Con Clown Joe Oliver

As you know, the thought that the old oil pimp Joe Oliver is Canada's Minister of Finance keeps me awake at night, with my wallet under my mattress.Because I don't think he knows what he's doing, or even what year it is.And his balanced budget proposal couldn't be more absurd. Joe Oliver won't table his next budget for two more weeks, but the federal finance minister announced today that he'll table a second bill this month — one to force future governments to keep their books in the black.Especially this part:Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Return of Joe Oliver and the Latest Con Scam

Well as you may have heard Joe Oliver went missing from the House of Commons for almost a month. And on the few days when he did turn up, he seemed as Ralph Goodale described him, both "puzzled and muzzled." Staring into space while others read his PMO talking points.And while his aides insisted he was thinking about his long delayed budget, or searching for the surplus he gave away before he had it. Others wondered whether he was having some kind of breakdown.Or as Rick Mercer suggested, just doing nothing…Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Desperate Rush to War

He's spent the last few days licking his wounds after he was caught deliberately fanning the flames of racism, and was hit by a wave of revulsion.And no doubt he's been knocking back a few to try to forget what's happening to the economy. Because that makes HIM feel sick, or makes all the voices in his head start screaming at the same time.But now he's back on his feet, he's inflamed with energy of the desperate, and he's rushing off or lurching off to WAR. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Great War on the Economy (continued)

Yesterday I wrote a post suggesting that the opposition forget about Stephen Harper's Great War on Terror, because it's just a distraction.And that they should concentrate instead on his Great War on the Economy, and the tumbling loonie.Because that one is a real threat to many Canadians, and it has the potential to destroy him and his foul Cons.And in that regard this is just more evidence.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Great War on the Economy

As we all know, Stephen Harper would rather talk about his Great War on the Jihadi Conspiracy.Try to brainwash us into believing that only he can save us from a terrorist attack, even as he does his best to provoke one. But although that is alarming, I'm sure most Canadians are probably more worried about his Great War on the Economy. And what it's done to our poor loonie.And with good reason. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Joe Oliver, Stephen Harper, and the Baloney Cons

As you probably know, I've got a sinking feeling that Oily Joe Oliver is not going to save us from our present economic predicament.Not when he helped create the oily apocalypse. Not when he doesn't know what he's doing. And is not only a bumbling buffoon, but also a ghastly hypocrite. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper: The Not So Great Economist Leader

Well as you know, Stephen Harper is desperately trying to convince us, and our falling loonie, that everything is under control.And that he is STILL a Great Economist Leader.But I'm sorry to report failing miserably. The Canadian dollar is sinking ever deeper, hitting its lowest in almost six years, amid the ongoing rout in the oil market and increasingly “dovish” central banks.Because now the poor loonie is the Harper Peso. And we're all a little poorer. But then why should we be surprised eh?When all his claims that he knows what he's doing, are turning out to be FRAUDULENT.Read more »

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Montreal Simon: The Totally Unbelievable Transformation of Stephen Harper

Even by the standards of the monstrous Stephen Harper, whose many images reflect the many warring voices in his head, it's an amazing transformation. Or mutation.For nine years he was the Oily Messiah, the maniacal missionary who once told an audience in Britain that developing the oil sands was akin to building the Great Wall of China or the Pyramids.The Father of Albertonia, and of course, Big Oil's favourite pimp…Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Canada: Where Cons and Idiots Roam

Oh boy. It's lucky that where I live it's impossible to not know that I live in the Great White North.Because if it wasn't, I might wonder whether I'm still living in Canada, or whether Stephen Harper has already changed it beyond recognition.

For it really is hard to believe that if you type "Stephen Harper was" into the Google search machine.This is what comes up? Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Fall of the Oily Messiah

For almost a decade he was able to fool countless Canadians into believing that he was the Oily Messiah.The Great Economist Leader who would lead us to prosperity down the tarry road to Greater Alberta.Even if he left the rest of the country in ruins, and the planet in flames.But yesterday that myth was officially shattered by the Governor of the Bank of Canada. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Humiliation of Jason Kenney and the Desperation of the Cons

Yesterday I wrote about how Jason Kenney was embarrassed, when he claimed in a CTV interview that the government would use budget cuts to easily balance the budget. But wouldn't touch the rainy day fund set aside for emergencies, like natural disasters. Because you know, the Con regime is a RESPONSIBLE government, Only to have an anonymous Finance Department official say exactly the opposite. They're NOT planning budget cuts, but they ARE thinking of going after the rainy day fund.Which as I pointed out, left Kenney looking like an idiot or a dunce…Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Harperland Winter and the Madness of Stephen Harper

It's getting grim out there. It's winter in Harperland. The bay has frozen over so the swans are back looking for food. Like we'll all soon be doing if the Cons keep tanking the economy.I haven't come across a cheery progressive since Christmas Day, and they were drunk.I'm haunted by Michael Harris' line in his story I linked to yesterday:The kiss that will awaken Sleeping Beauty is the promise of a land that is so much bigger than the single issue of the economy.But on the other hand, when I think of what the state of the (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and My Horrible Majority Nightmare

It was a horrible nightmare. There was Stephen Harper in the musty basement of his House of Pain.Chained to a chair by the young fanatics running the PMO, to prevent their beloved master from blowing apart at the seams, under the weight of all that bad economic news.Or stumbling out into the street in the middle of the night, dressed only in his pyjamas, screaming: "I'm STILL a Great Economist Leader. And I'm not CRAZY !!#@!!But then just as I'm thinking oh goody, at least he's restrained. And all that bad news will surely finish him off. (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Breaking: The Harper Cons Prorogue the Budget

Uh oh. In my last post I said that I wasn't sure whether Oily Joe Oliver knew what he was doing.But it turns out the situation is even worse than I thought.One moment he's claiming we have nothing to worry about. Finance Minister Joe Oliver says the government is confident it can balance the next federal budget without scaling back on new tax measures and still turn up a small surplus, despite falling oil prices.And that he isn't really worried about oil prices tanking.The next moment he's proroguing the budget !!! Read more »

Montreal Simon: All The Ways Stephen Harper Could Soon Be Gone

It's one of my fondest dreams, the day Stephen Harper finally leaves. And it can't happen soon enough.Because I honestly believe that him and his ghastly Cons are losing touch with reality, or think they can brainwash us all.And that we are all FOOLS.Because there he was in that latest Con propaganda video I ran last night. Telling Canadians that even though he blew the surplus before he had one, and even though experts are warning he's flirting with a deficit.He's STILL a Great Economist Leader…Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the End of the Great Economist Myth

Well it must have been a grim scene in the PMO bunker last night. For years the Con propaganda machine has tried to brainwash Canadians into believing that Stephen Harper is a Great Economist Leader. The steady hand on the wheel, steering us to prosperity, the only leader who knows ANYTHING about economics. Even as he put all our economic eggs into one oily basket, decimated our manufacturing sector, flooded the country with foreign workers, drove down wages, and failed to come up with an industrial strategy, or create enough jobs. But today that absurd myth finally fell apart, after the (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, Joe Oliver, and the Latest Porky Ad Scandal

As you may have noticed, Stephen Harper has stopped bragging about his government's economic record.Now it's all about the Great War on Terror, and the dangerous jihadis Justin Trudeau and Tom Mulcair.But then who can blame him?If I had screwed up the economy like that, I'd also be hiding in a closet.But sadly that still hasn't stopped him from using OUR money to pump out even more porky ads like this one…

Even if it is totally fraudulent.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Day Stephen Harper Collided With Crude Reality

You could can see the strain in his face, he can't hide it anymore, even under all that pancake makeup.He's still trying to pretend that those tanking oil prices won't affect his plans to try to buy the next election, or balance the budget.Even though he recklessly blew the surplus before he even had one.But it's just not working, and with every passing day he's sounding more and more delusional.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Is Stephen Harper’s Golden Ride Finally Over?

The other day I told you that Stephen Harper's roller coaster rise in the polls appeared to have finally ended.And today there is more evidence of that.This poll from Ekos…

And this even more encouraging one from Forum. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Most Sad and Disappointing Christmas

Well it finally snowed where I live, as if to remind me that I'm still living in Canada, even in the ghastly darkness of Harperland.The deathly place where the frozen bodies of the hopeless are stacked up like cord wood, or those kayaks.But it's also beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

And although I can't remember a grimmer holiday season, with the world never looking more depressing and dangerous, and all the horrible stories in the news.At least I'm comforted by the warm thought that this must be Stephen Harper's worst Christmas EVER !!!!Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Latest Shameless Con Scam

Well as we know only too well and too painfully, Stephen Harper has many screaming voices in his head. And he likes to play many roles.One moment he's Great Warrior Leader, the next moment he's Great Mother Leader.

But now, if you can believe it, he's posing a Great Used Car Salesman Leader. Trying to scam the gullible into believing he's a consumer champion !!Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Night Stephen Harper Channelled Axl Rose

Well it must have been a scary sight. Stephen Harper at the Con Christmas party last night.Channelling Axl Rose. Stephen Harper channelled Axl Rose for his musical encore at the annual Conservative Christmas party on Tuesday night. Harper was on keyboards and lead vocals with his new band the Van Cats (as in 24 in French, 24 Sussex), and played the Guns N' Roses tune "Sweet Child O' Mine" to round out the night. Even though Ol' Axl ain't the man he once was. These days he has a crazed look in his eyes.But then of (Read more…)