Edmonton-East Member of Parliament Peter Goldring has spent much of his Ottawa career in pursuit of odd-ball political issues. A holdover from the loony days of the Reform Party of Canada, Mr. Goldring has already announced his plans to retire… Continue Reading →
by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 1, 2013: WHO? My picks for The Ugly Canadian(s) today are these three male, middle-aged, white, anti-women’s rights Harper Conservative MPs: Maurice Vellacott (Saskatoon-Wanuskwein); Wladyslaw Lizon (Mississauga East-Cooksville); and Leon Benoit (Vegreville-Wainwright). WHY? Earlier this week, it was revealed that the three had initiated another effort to nuke women’s constitutional rights to “bodily security, as READ MORE
The admittedly still hot Connier Fournier of FreeD gets a Diamond Jubilee Medal from Tory MP from Saskatoon-Wanuskewin MP Maurice Vellacott:
Just a few highlights from Connie’s freedom fighting career. Here she is suggesting that gay men like to walk around naked. Here is where she received a reward similar to the DJM from Doug Christie; one of the folks in the audience that evening was a neo-nazi, later gunned down by cops. Here is Edward Kennedy, an old friend of Tory MPP Randy Hillier and one of the FreeD regulars. Here he is issuing what might be
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… those on the right sure as hell seem to be coming out of the woodwork more often these days. We in Canada have the pride of Saskatchewan, Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott who thinks that rewarding and praising women who are clearly part of the lunatic fringe and even more clearly, convicted criminal. And meanwhile, [...]
Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading.
- Stephen Maher and Glen McGregor dig deeper into the story behind Robocon alias Pierre Poutine.
- Maurice Vellacott admits that the voter lists needed to carry out multi-riding voter suppression were controlled strictly by the Cons’ central command – meaning there’s no prospect of foisting blame onto a single riding-level campaign.
- Aaron Wherry points out Angus Reid’s findings as to which parties are seen as likely to mislead voters – with the Cons ranking as twice as likely to do so.
- And the Cons’ attempts to stonewall against any investigation as
Today, straight out of the mouth of a Conservative MP: “Tory MP says Elections Canada to blame for robocalls.” “I suspect that at the end of the day, if Elections Canada has the resources to do a proper investigation, they’ll find they’re themselves significantly responsible,” Saskatchewan MP Maurice Vellacott said in a statement.
“That tech issues with marrying (Elections Canada) lists to available, electronic phone lists is part of the problem, and in a few instances there may have been malfeasance by one party or the other.”
“Hired live phoners or automated calling systems are only as good
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The robocall blame falls at the feet of Elections Canada? Seriously? What has this guy been smoking? “I suspect that at the end of the day, if Elections Canada has the resources to do a proper investigation, they’ll find they’re themselves significantly responsible, that tech issues with marrying EC lists to available, electronic phone lists [...]
“Take my wife. Please.”
I hope comedians around Canada are paying attention. The jokes from the Conservatives during the Robogate scandal keep on coming. Only thing is, these jokers don’t realize how funny they really are.
I can only hope that Maurice Vellacott was auditioning for the Just for Laughs festival when he said, “I suspect that at the end of the day, if Elections Canada has the
I Burned my Bra For This? REAL Women of Canada and the Men Behind ThemAnother soldier in the war against American women, who helped to the launch a similar war against Canadian women, is Gary Bauer. Bauer was with the Moral Majority/Religious Right pol… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Gary Bauer’s Focus is the Harper Government’s Vision