It's an amazing sight, thousands of young pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, defying the old guard in Beijing. Daring to lecture them on the limits of power, in their own backyard.In the shadow of Tiananmen.The young members of the Umbrella Revolution, lighting up the darkness with their cell phones…Read more »
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Well I think it's safe to say that those two bosom buddies Steve Harper and Rob Ford had a REALLY rotten week.Once they had such big plans to impose total Con domination on the province of Ontario.With the help of the other idiot stooge Tim Hudak…
But now it has all gone horribly . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Tragic Love Story of Steve Harper and Rob Ford
You should have seen them today in the House of Commons, like a two-headed beast attacking the foreign workers monster they created.Stephen Harper vowing to crackdown on those who abuse the program. "It does appear to be the case that there are some Canadian employers who believe that they can have a preference for . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney, Stephen Harper, and the Foreign Workers Monster
Well compared to all the other scandals he is facing this may not be the biggest. Paramedics were called to the Prime Minister’s official residence in Ottawa over the weekend after an 18-year-old woman suffered from severe intoxication. The Ottawa Paramedic Service confirmed that it responded to a call involving an 18-year-old who suffered . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Scandal at 24 Sussex Drive
OK. Let me be clear, as we say in Harperland. I ALWAYS thought it was a bad idea to make John Baird Foreign Minister.I couldn't help but feel that he lacked the necessary diplomatic skills. I never believed him when he declared that the Cons were human rights champions.Not after the way the . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: John Baird and the Con’s New Foreign Policy
The other night I told you how the Harper Cons have launched an all out assault on Justin Trudeau, the biggest since their smear campaign against Michael Ignatieff. By among other things running ridiculous ads in ethnic communities, like the one above, to target Trudeau's views on marijuana. Stephen Harper’s Conservatives want to . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Insane War on Marijuana
I told you it would be a hot love story, and you can't get any hotter than this eh? Stephen Harper thinks Rob Ford has been a bad boy. And he may be rough trade.But he still loves him. And he doesn't think he should resign. Read more »
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Well let's put it this way eh? It wasn't pretty. He rocked back and forth in his chair mocking a councillor by pretending to be a drunk driver. He shouted insults at people in the audience.He stomped around like a bull in a crack house, knocking down a councillor. He compared what was happening . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper is Going to Wear the Rob Ford Scandal.
Well he wasn't in Question Period today, to answer questions about the porky Senate scandal. Or tell us why he now admits that a "few" people knew about the Duffy Deal. Or who they are. Or why he claimed for so long that only Nigel Wright knew.He won't hold a news conference to take . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Latest Porky Senate Scandal
I don't know if it's constitutionally possible, but if anything can bring down the Senate it just might be this audit. The Senate's internal economy committee has accepted a plan by the federal auditor general to review all senators' expenses, including travel and office expenses, CBC News has learned. Sources have told CBC . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Is Stephen Harper Preparing to Abolish the Senate?
Ever since Justin Trudeau became Liberal leader, Jason Kenney has gone after him like a rabid hyena.He has attacked him for missing votes in the House of Commons.He has questioned his values, suggested he is soft on terrorism. Read more »
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OMG. It seems too good to be true. And it's still a full two weeks before the next full moon.But it looks as if the Con zombie Vic Toews has stumbled out of his crypt for the very last time. Read more »
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Golly. I bet the Cons are really regretting having gone after Tom Mulcair for ignoring a stop sign on Parliament Hill.For not only did it make them look ridiculous.It also made them look hypocritical.And now to make matters even worse eh?Watch out !!!! Here comes Maxime Bernier !!! Read more »
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Well as you know Tom Mulcair got into a spot of trouble on Parliament Hill the other day.He ran a stop sign, was intercepted by the RCMP.And then mercilessly mocked by the Cons in the House of Commons. First by James Moore and then by Jason Kenney.But now it turns out Mulcair wasn't the . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Tom Mulcair and the Troubles of Eve Adams
Oh no. I see Stephen Harper is still trying to politicize a tragedy.Still trying to portray himself as a strong leader. Still trying to portray Justin Trudeau as a girly man too weak to govern. In a surprise move Friday, the Harper government said it will launch a two-day debate on its proposed anti-terrorism . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper Goes After Justin Again
Well I see that John Baird’s Screaming Buffoon World Tour has arrived in Burma. Only to have the stench of hypocrisy follow him all the way there.
Canada will be monitoring Burma’s elections next month with a keen hope to see reform amid allegations of voting “irregularities,” Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Thursday, . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: John Baird’s Absurd Democracy Lesson
Mama Mia. I see Dean Del Mastro wants to grill the creator of Vikileaks before a Commons committee.
“This is just the latest in a long history of shady Liberal practices that harm our democracy,” Del Maestro said. “These nasty, dirty Internet tricks were deeply personal and fall short of the standard of behaviour . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Dean del Mastro’s PG-Rated Committee Hearing
I have to admit that I didn’t think the low-budget Con horror/porn movie Vic Toews and the Zombie Internet Eaters could sink further into the abyss of fascist depravity.
But there was Toews today, foaming into his sheriff mustache, claiming he didn’t care whether people knew that he has been a VERY bad Christian, or a . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Vikileaks and the Hypocrisy of the Cons