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Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Excuse Me Mr. Mulcair. Kyoto, Really? Is That Your Final Answer?

The story of how Thomas Mulcair was going to run for Harper’s Conservatives has resurfaced, leaving the NDP leader with no choice but to answer for his actions.

Instead of simply admitting that it was over money, he has decided to soften the impact, with images of himself on a white horse, championing the . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Excuse Me Mr. Mulcair. Kyoto, Really? Is That Your Final Answer?

Alberta Diary: Ric McIver needs to explain his longstanding connections to the ‘Progressive Group for Independent Business’ and its beliefs

Found on the Internet, apropos of nothing in particular, Ric McIver and friend. Below: Craig B. Chandler of the Progressive Group for Independent Business.

Up to now, Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Ric McIver has quite successfully flown under the radar about his ideological beliefs.

Indeed, very little has been written about what makes . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Ric McIver needs to explain his longstanding connections to the ‘Progressive Group for Independent Business’ and its beliefs

Montreal Simon: The Oil Sands and the Banana War

Oh. My. Monkey. It looks like Chiquita Banana is giving Canada’s oil sands the cold shoulder.

The Canadian oil sands industry is facing an unlikely adversary in Chiquita Brands International, the banana company.

The Ohio-based company said it will work with environmental organization ForestEthics to eliminate shipping of Chiquita bananas with fuel from refineries . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Oil Sands and the Banana War

Montreal Simon: Global Warming and the Bubbles of the Apocalypse

When I look at a picture of our beautiful little blue planet, and I think of what the Cons have done, I feel so angry and so ashamed to be a Canadian.

We’re a rich, advanced country that should be a leader. Yet we’ve failed the world on climate change. We let our aboriginal peoples . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Global Warming and the Bubbles of the Apocalypse

Montreal Simon: Kyoto and the Shame of the Cons

I could run this old video of Peter Kent introducing a documentary where he calls global warming “the greatest threat to life on the planet” and warns that the devastating effects of climate change “will be seen in our children’s lifetime.

Or I could run this picture of him returning from the Durban conference . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Kyoto and the Shame of the Cons

Prime Minister pulls out of Kyoto, treaty feels emotionally frustrated

OTTAWA – Reading from a teleprompter, Minister of the Environment Peter Kent announced that the Prime Minister is pulling out of Kyoto. Former meat puppet Kent added that Canada would practise abstinence from future environmental treaties, and that a proper courtship would take place in the future. “There will be no more drinking and hopping . . . → Read More: Prime Minister pulls out of Kyoto, treaty feels emotionally frustrated

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Well the S.O.B. Did it. Canada Officially Out of Kyoto

The US announced their energy strategy in 2001 which was largely developed by Vice-President Dick Cheney and the large fossil fuel and nuclear industry companies. Capitalizing on the California energy crisis, which had been brought on by the market manipulations of another close Bush crony, Enron’s Ken Lay, the US Administration called for . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Well the S.O.B. Did it. Canada Officially Out of Kyoto

Montreal Simon: The Capitalist Pigs and the Cream Separator

Uh oh. I mean oink oink. I see the unrepentant capitalist pig just can’t help itself. Stuffing itself with human misery. While the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer. 

A new report finds that the gap between the rich and the poor just keeps getting wider in Canada.

So much for the . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Capitalist Pigs and the Cream Separator

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Durban Climate Conference Tells Peter Kent to Stay Home. I Wish He Would Just go Away!

Lesley Hughes was a popular CBC radio host and respected journalist, who had always been an advocate for the less fortunate members of society. In 2008, she was urged to run for the Liberal Party of Canada, in the Winnipeg riding of Kildonan–St Paul, to challenge incumbent Joy Smith.

Smith was a cohort of . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Durban Climate Conference Tells Peter Kent to Stay Home. I Wish He Would Just go Away!

Montreal Simon: The Burning Planet and the Icy Hand of the Cons

They are planning to torch the planet. By sticking another knife into the bleeding side of the Kyoto Accord.

For the greater glory of Big Oil.

They are planning to turn us into a prison state.

To appease the old white people in their rabid base, who believe in moral certainty, love punishment for its . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Burning Planet and the Icy Hand of the Cons