As I pointed out yesterday, Stephen Harper has a new weapon in his arsenal to try to destroy Justin Trudeau.He will not only claim that Justin wants to sell pot to kiddies.And that he is a terrorist sympathizer, who is soft on criminals, including those who terrorized his own family.He will also claim . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Real Elitist Menace
Dean Del Mastro on those robo-calls: Maybe a giant did it! Unnamed conservative voter-suppression operatives may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: The credulous Mr. Del Maestro.
Conservative robo-calls point man Dean Del Mastro prompted a lot of rude repartee in the Twittersphere yesterday when he suggested we should all just calm down and stop . . . → Read More: David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: Notwithstanding Dean Del Mastro’s wonderment, the robo-call dots are easy to connect
Dr. Ted Morton, Wyomingite, Los Angelino and Albertan. Below, Dr. Morton as “Freddy Lee.” Below that, high-risk gun nut Dick Cheney.By strange coincidence – perhaps – this post ran on this day one year ago exactly. Under the circumstances, it see… . . . → Read More: David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: On This Day in History: The Cheney-Morton Axis – This right-wing nut didn’t fall far from the Dick
The idea of a “new conservatism” took root after World War II, ignited by the fear of Communism. But it was Irving Kristol, a former Trotskyite, who first promoted the idea of creating a political movement under the banner of Neoconservatism.A confirme… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: The Canadian Manifesto 7: From the Book of Genesis
(Left to right, William Gairdner, Leo Strauss, Allan Bloom)A CULTURE OF DEFIANCE: History of the Reform-Conservative Party of Canada I first read Susan Faludi’s 1991 classic, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, several years ago, and I… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Allan Bloom Writes Harper’s War on Women Strategy
Canada’s neoconservative movement has been slow to reach awareness in Canada, though throughout the 1990’s, neoconservatism was a term used by many journalists and political pundits, to separate the conservatism of people like Mike Harris in Ontario, R… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Calgary School, Chicago School and the Committee on Social Thought
The passing of James Arness (aka Sheriff Matt Dillon) the other day reminded me of this excerpt from the Adam Curtis documentary “The Power of Nightmares” dealing with the curious TV viewing habits of Leo Strauss, the influential political philosopher … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Red Tory v.3.0.3: Gunsmoke