Ever since he came to power Stephen Harper has been trying to rebrand Canada.Rewrite its history, recast its traditional values, brainwash us into believing this country was born of war rather than compromise.Replace the red and white of Canada with Con blue.Bend and warp the truth to conform with his deranged views of what this country is and should be. And now he's done it again. Now the Cons are "Canada's founding party." Read more »
Oh no. What a disaster.And how ironic eh?An extreme weather event, the kind the Cons don't like to talk about, has forced them to postpone their convention. The Conservative Party national policy convention which was scheduled to get underway in Calgary next Thursday has been postponed, as city officials warn Calgarians to stay away from the downtown core now engulfed by flood waters.So now not only are their plans to try to put lipstick on an old hog delayed. So is Stephen Harper's last desperate attempt for a comeback.Read more »
Well now we know how Stephen Harper was feeling only a few hours before he won his precious majority.How he turned a mike check into a cabaret act, when he thought the cameras weren't rolling.Because now somebody called Steve Harper has uploaded a video of that performance to YouTube.And it's SCARY.
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As you know I have long believed that Stephen Harper's Cons are not a political party like any other Canadians have ever known.That they are more like a cult than a party.But even as their deranged leader drags us into his ghastly darkness, muzzles the truth, lies about everything, and bullies his opponents, still some of my friends say to me: Simon, don't exaggerate, it couldn't happen HERE.Read more »
We know he is a brutish political thug who would do anything to cling to power.A cold, cruel man who can't feel the pain of others.Those who have worked with him say he turns the air around him blue, or yellow, with the dirtiest swear words. But now he's so desperate he's publicly channeling his inner monster.Read more »
Holy Voodoo Batman. I see Great Ugly Leader is getting ready to go after Justin Trudeau.Hoping to pin his doll on the Trophy Board of Dead Liberal Leaders he keeps in his bedroom.To inspire arouse him when he rises in the morning.And so determined is the monster to add Justin to his collection, he has already announced plans to destroy him with his mighty Attack Machine !!! Read more »
Oh. My. Furry. Photo-op. It was supposed to be the animal show of animal shows.The Con Ministry of Propaganda and Disinformation's most spectacular production. A chance to boost Great Ugly Leader's sagging polls, by making him look as cute and as cuddly as a giant panda.But somehow, despite the heroic efforts of the marching band, and the FedEx cheerleaders, it just didn't work.Read more »
Gawd. You just can't teach old Cons new tricks eh?For there they are bombarding the airwaves with their grotesque Porky Action Plan ads again. Even though it's costing a fortune. The Harper government spent $21 million on major advertising campaigns under its Economic Action Plan brand in 2011-12, according to the latest annual report on ad spending.And even though we've told them those crappy ads are driving us NUTS !#@#!! Read more »
Gawd. I should have remembered I'm living in Harperland, not Wonderland.I should have realized why that damm cat was laughing at me eh?I should have known you can't trust those two old Con artists, Steve and Jimbo, no matter what they say.I should have known it was all a scam.Read more »
As you know the Con regime is obsessed with changing or rebranding the name and the look of everything Canadian eh?Making the colours of Canada blue and red, like the Con logo, instead of red and white like our flag.Or solemnly declaring honking that henceforth the Government of Canada should be known as THE HARPER GOVERNMENT.Well now we have a better idea of just how far this crazed crusade has gone. And it's SCARY. Read more »
Golly. I have to admit that when I first saw the story I had to stick a fork into myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming.Because this is definitely one of my favourite dreams eh? Stephen Harper bitterly bidding farewell to his ungrateful people. While they dance in the streets.But then I was shocked. Could Stephen Harper REALLY be quitting before we defeat him?Read more »
Golly. Sometimes it's the small things that tell you so much about the slow collapse of the Con Regime.Like the sad fate of Stephen Harper's 1812 extravaganza.Great Royal Jelly Leader was hoping he could whip Canadians into a patriotic frenzy, by bombarding us with more ads than we could duck.While he sold us out to foreign interests.But now it seems the Cons are in full retreat.Read more »
In the nightmarish world of Harperland it was just another bizarre photo-op. Stephen Harper in a hockey arena, standing in front of yet another group of human props. And behind yet another absurd sign. Selling himself, and peddling defibrillators. But I thought this one was particularly symbolic eh? Because nobody needs a defibrillator more than Canada does, after what he has done to it.
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They are the most sinister government government in Canadian history. The masters of the Big Lie.But who will save us from their foul propaganda? How dare they make us pay for it?And when is enough ENOUGH? Read more »
I still can't believe what Stephen Harper chose to do today, on the first day of the new session of Parliament. But it was outrageous, and it said so much about him and his Con regimeFor as hundreds of Idle No More supporters, men, women, and children, demonstrated outside in a blinding snow storm, demanding justice and a new beginning. Inside the Commons the Prime Minister would only mouth platitudes, because he was too busy tooting tweeting his own horn.Read more »
Last night I wrote a post about how the Harper regime is turning CIDA into the Con International Development Agency. I was also planning to mention how the Harperites have turned the CIDA website into another branch of the Con Ministry of Propaganda and Disinformation.
With the picture of Julian Fantino, and the ads for the Porky Action Plan, and "Responsible Resources Development," and even the War of 1812.But I had to cut it out for length reasons, and now I see others have beaten me to this scandal.Read more »
Well it's not in the Book of Chaos, the 200-page handbook the Cons once put out to disrupt the opposition, and shut down committees.But it clearly comes from the same cesspool of depravity.From the same Con operatives who brought you Stephen Harper's catalogue of dirty tricks.And it's filthy instructions couldn't be more disgusting:Read more »
Oh boy. Colour me purple. I see that some professor has finally figured out what I've known all along.Stephen Harper employs a small army of people to try to make him look pretty.Read more » . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Many Faces of Stephen Harper
OMG. In the darkness of Harperland I sometimes can't decide whether it's like living in Orwell's 1984, or on his Animal Farm. Or both at the same time.But what I do know is that it's a scary place.Where the truth is what Big Brother sa… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Harperland and the Big Pig’s Baby
Unlike many people, I don't think the media hacks who cover politics in this country are part of a shadowy Con conspiracy.
I just think many of them are not too bright, they live in the inbred village of Ottawa, where reality rarely intrudes, and little is BIG.
They know most media organizations are in trouble, their jobs are on the line, their big bosses want corporate tax cuts, so who are they to rock the boat?
But holy Big Brother, surely this column by John Ibbitson is his master's voice. Read more »
I think this cartoon in the Toronto Star neatly sums up what Stephen Harper did on Parliament Hill the other day.
Turn a celebration of Canada, into a shameless and grotesque celebration of HIMSELF.
Declaring outrageously that his Con regime was "caring and compassionate." Wading into a select crowd of admirers who greeted him like a rock star…Read more »
Oh. Mein.Cabaret. It's showtime in Harperland. The Cons are screening their latest attack ad.
And this time the Harpo hate monster is going after the NDP !!!
But wait what's this? Despite the creepy Halloween theme, the critics are panning it. Not because it's clearly a product of Stephen Harper's deranged mind. And morally repulsive.
But because it's not SCARY ENOUGH !!!! Read more »
When I first saw this picture a couple of years ago, I remember being seized with the sudden urge to run to the toilet, and vomit violently. And of course I never forgave Bryan Adams.
But now that I’ve heard his version of what happened I’m feeling a little more generous.
It turns out he was just another prop in the Con Photo-Op Machine’s relentless campaign to try to make Stephen Harper look half human. Just an ordinary guy who, when he’s not keeping us safe from terrorists and labour unions, slashing jobs, stealing pensions, or turning us into a
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In most countries a budget is a tool to control expenses. In Great Robot Leader’s Canada it’s a weapon to control information.
Exhibit A: Stats Canada.
Statistics Canada, the national statistics agency, informed its staff late last week that it has been ordered to chop $33.9-million from its planned spending by April 1, 2014.
“The actions to be taken involve a mixture of new efficiency measures and program reductions. Achieving the required savings will necessarily mean a reduction in Statistics Canada’s work force.”
Exhibit B: The Information Commissioner.
Responding via email to a query on what
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