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Montreal Simon: Mike Duffy: The Cons Used Robocalls to Win An Election in BC

Well you have to hand it to Mike Duffy. His trial may not be as popular as it once was, but he's still doing a number on Stephen Harper's legacy.First he claimed Harper couldn't be trusted. Then he claimed that the powerful Con senator Davi… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Mike Duffy: The Cons Used Robocalls to Win An Election in BC

The Ranting Canadian: This morning I saw a few minutes of a CBC Newsworld political…

This morning I saw a few minutes of a CBC Newsworld political panel and again concluded that Canada must abolish its senate immediately. Abolish it now! There is no time for messing about.

The dishonourable, fraud-committing senate serves no legitimate purpose in this day and age, and it’s debatable whether it ever did. The . . . → Read More: The Ranting Canadian: This morning I saw a few minutes of a CBC Newsworld political…

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Whither Bill C-304?

With Senator Doug Finley’s passing, Bill C-304, the Harper government’s attempt to repeal Canada’s hate speech legislation, has lost its Senate champion.  The bill was already stalled in the upper chamber.  I wonder if these latest sad events will further impede its progress.

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: calgary-centre conservatives and liberals choosing their by-election candidates.

TweetOn Saturday, August 25, Conservative Party members in the riding of Calgary-Centre will choose a candidate to carry their party’s banner in an upcoming and yet-to-be called by-election. Six candidates are contesting the nomination. The Conservative candidate is widely expected to win the by-election in this moderate conservative voting downtown Calgary riding. Here is a . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: calgary-centre conservatives and liberals choosing their by-election candidates.

Impolitical: More Europe bashing from the Harper crew

From the “Today’s Must Reads” on the Globe’s Politics page, an op-ed from Conservative Senator and former Harper campaign chair Doug Finley with a familiar refrain: “Europe needs to take responsibility for its own mistakes.” This is what we’ve been hearing from the PM, from Jim Flaherty and various other government supporters. It is interesting . . . → Read More: Impolitical: More Europe bashing from the Harper crew

Politics and its Discontents: Doug (In-AndOut-Scandal Finley) Tells Us To Relax and forget About Robocalls

Senator Doug Finley, the mastermind behind the in-and-out crimes committed by the Harper Conservatives, and husband of the Tory’s go-to-girl, Diane Finley, narrowly escaped justice in those illegal acts thanks to a plea bargain by the Conservative Party.

Now this same paragon of virtue is telling us to all rest easy, that any instances . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Doug (In-AndOut-Scandal Finley) Tells Us To Relax and forget About Robocalls