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Alberta Politics: Ottawa won’t say if former Ukrainian prime minister is now a Canadian citizen, as Russian media report

PHOTOS: Former Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and former Canadian PM Stephen Harper in their July 13, 2015, news conference announcing a Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement. (Screen shot of CBC broadcast.) Below: Former Conservative immigra… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Ottawa won’t say if former Ukrainian prime minister is now a Canadian citizen, as Russian media report

Montreal Simon: The Con Brexiteers and the Road to Ruin

Ever since Jason Kenney tweeted out his enthusiastic support for the Brexit referendum result, he has been widely ridiculed.Especially since the Brexiteer's bubble burst.European leaders have insisted they will set the terms of the EU’s split fr… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Con Brexiteers and the Road to Ruin

Montreal Simon: Another Religious Fanatic Prepares to Run for Con Leader

As we all know the hideous religious fanatic Jason Kenney has been hinting strongly that he is about to leave Ottawa, and ride west to unite the right in Alberta.No doubt believing that he will be given a hero's welcome, or be greeted like Jesus hi… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Another Religious Fanatic Prepares to Run for Con Leader

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Conservatives nominate candidate in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner

Glen Motz will be the Conservative Party of Canada candidate in the upcoming federal by-election in the riding of Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner. Mr. Motz defeated five other men, including former Wildrose Party leader and Cardston-Taber-Warner MLA Paul… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Conservatives nominate candidate in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner

Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Brexit Racist Horror Show

As you may remember the ghastly uber right-wing Con Jason Kenney couldn't wait to trumpet his joy at the Brexit result.Calling it a triumph of hope over fear, even though it was exactly the opposite.As well as a triumph of bigotry over decency.So n… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Brexit Racist Horror Show

Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney’s bizarre ‘Brexit’ broadsides: the explanation is in the dog-whistle

ILLUSTRATION: Press Progress’s take on Jason Kenney’s “Brexit” broadsides Thursday night and yesterday morning (Press Progress image). Below: The Acme Professional Dog Whistle, now commanding attention all over the world. It is made in U.K. You… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney’s bizarre ‘Brexit’ broadsides: the explanation is in the dog-whistle

Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney’s Obscene Brexit Celebration

As you know I've been complaining about how Jason Kenney seems to be everywhere these days. The MSM just can't get enough of him.One moment he's on his burro preparing to head to Alberta to try to unite the right, and evict the NDP commies… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney’s Obscene Brexit Celebration

Montreal Simon: The Con Media and the Cult of Jason Kenney

As you may remember, when I last dropped in on the ghastly Con Jason Kenney he was busy consulting his shiny crystal ball.And trying to decide whether to run for the leadership of the Harper Party, or leave Ottawa and try to unite the right in Alberta… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Con Media and the Cult of Jason Kenney

Alberta Politics: You take the high road and we’ll take the low road: The Kenney Cabal’s strategy to grab back power in Alberta for the right

PHOTOS: Jason Kenney with Preston Manning. Below: Likely Kenney opponents Sandra Jansen, another possible PC candidate, and Brian Jean, leader of the Wildrose Party in happier times. In many ways, as was said here two days ago, Jason Kenney is a miscas… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: You take the high road and we’ll take the low road: The Kenney Cabal’s strategy to grab back power in Alberta for the right

Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney: Conservative saviour or a guy with the appeal of a trip to the dentist?

PHOTOS: Jason Kenney at a NATO do, looking positively Nixonian (from his Facebook page). Below: The only shot I ever managed to get of Mr. Kenney myself; former Progressive Conservative saviour Jim Prentice; Mr. Kenney letting his hair down at Toronto . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney: Conservative saviour or a guy with the appeal of a trip to the dentist?

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: In or Out? Jason Kenney could have a rough landing into Alberta politics

CBC reports that after 19 years as a Member of Parliament in Ottawa, former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney, 48, is considering entering provincial politics in Alberta. Postmedia’s Jen Gerson writes that he will not confirm whether this i… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: In or Out? Jason Kenney could have a rough landing into Alberta politics

Montreal Simon: The Bloated Ambition of the Con Bigot Jason Kenney

For a long time after his Cons were crushed and humiliated, the foul Harper stooge Jason Kenney kept a very low profile.So low in fact that some of his closest accomplices feared he had lost his mind at the thought of losing so much power.But now he&#… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Bloated Ambition of the Con Bigot Jason Kenney

Montreal Simon: When Ezra Levant Meets Jason Kenney

Well we all know Ezra Levant, the so called Rebel Commander, and one of the worst hate mongers this country has ever known.And we all know Jason Kenney, the monstrous religious fanatic and ghastly bigot who is believed to be the leader-in-waiting of th… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: When Ezra Levant Meets Jason Kenney

Montreal Simon: The Con Convention and the Rapture of Jason Kenney

Lordy. Judging by the reaction of the Cons and their stooges in the media, you'd think the Harper Party's convention was such a great success they had all died and gone to heaven.Or more precisely had risen from the dead, and were now on their… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Con Convention and the Rapture of Jason Kenney

Alberta Politics: Those crazy federal Tories! Just how dumb do they think we are? (Hint: plenty)

PHOTOS: Rona Ambrose dressed up in hospital scrubs and a stethoscope. Hint: She’s not a real doctor. It’s not clear from this photo, which was published on a CTV site, if the other people are real health care workers or Tory MPs. Below: Your blogge… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Those crazy federal Tories! Just how dumb do they think we are? (Hint: plenty)

BigCityLib Strikes Back: O HOW THE MIGHTY HAVE FALLEN! JASON KENNEY IN PARTICULAR!

Former cabinet minister Jason Kenney gets into a brief twitter brawl with guy who claims to be a giant chicken on the internet, and loses:Something I’m learning tonight: a lot of Trudeau supporters are like Trump supporters. They defend the indefensibl… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: O HOW THE MIGHTY HAVE FALLEN! JASON KENNEY IN PARTICULAR!

Montreal Simon: Jason Kennedy and the Con Apocalypse

As you must have realized by now, there is nothing but nothing that scares the Cons more than electoral reform.Because they know it would be the death of their Zombie Party. And now that the Liberals have kicked off the process, they're absolutely … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kennedy and the Con Apocalypse

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Who wants to lead Alberta’s PC Party?

A surprisingly strong turnout of 1,001 registered participants at last weekend’s Progressive Conservative Party annual general meeting in Red Deer gave party stalwarts a glimmer of hope for the third-place party but there remain some signific… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Who wants to lead Alberta’s PC Party?

Alberta Politics: Same old same old at the CPC: The Conservative boss hasn’t gone crazy, and he may even be the same guy …

PHOTOS: The Conservative Party of Canada is still singin’ the same old tune – Stephen Harper’s. (CBC photo.) Below: Senator Mike Duffy, former Conservative cabinet member Jason Kenney, Manitoba Tory MP Candice Bergen, Ontario Court Judge Charles … . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Same old same old at the CPC: The Conservative boss hasn’t gone crazy, and he may even be the same guy …

Montreal Simon: The Day Jason Kenney Accused the Liberals of Having a Hidden Agenda

It's finally official. At the stroke of midnight tomorrow Stephen Harper's ghastly little theocratic project, the so-called Office of Religious Freedom, will come crashing down.And finally be buried in the garbage can of history.The govern… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Day Jason Kenney Accused the Liberals of Having a Hidden Agenda

Montreal Simon: The Shameless Cons and the Phony Deficit Bomb

As you know Jason Kenney is preparing to launch his campaign to try to become the new leader of the Cons.And he is taking a page out of his beloved Benjamin Netanyahu's play book. By trying to scare us into believing that Justin Trudeau's new b… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Shameless Cons and the Phony Deficit Bomb

Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Insane Con War on the Deficit

Yesterday I told you that Jason Kenney has apparently decided to ignore his better political instincts, and his main adviser, and is preparing to launch his campaign to become the new leader of the Harper Party.And has decided to make the Liberal'… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Insane Con War on the Deficit

Montreal Simon: The Political Resurrection of Jason Kenney

For months after the Cons were defeated Jason Kenney was just a shadow of his former self.His worried colleagues described him as strangely listless, moody, despondent and seriously depressed.No doubt crushed by the thought that he had suddenly lost a… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Political Resurrection of Jason Kenney

Montreal Simon: Rewriting Stephen Harper’s Con History of Canada

One of the things I hated the most about Stephen Harper's years in power, was the way he tried to rewrite the history of Canada.By making it all about the monarchy and war, and erasing all mention of the peaceful values that helped make us the coun… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rewriting Stephen Harper’s Con History of Canada

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau, the Americans, and the Con Bullies

David Parkins/Globe and MailAs Justin Trudeau prepares to leave for Washington, I think it's safe to say that the Globe is probably right, for once. It almost certainly will be a media circus.What with so many Americans curious about our cool new … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau, the Americans, and the Con Bullies