The Progressive Right: What it Means to Join a Political Party ( #cdnpoli )

A lot of people believe joining a political party means getting together and advancing policies and ideas that they collectively believe in. The truth is – the more important part about joining a political party is a willingness or a flexibility in advancing policies and ideas that you do not believe in. There’s an inherit ...

Montreal Simon: Now Can We Call The Cons TEAM FART?

As you may have heard, Michelle Rempel has blown a fuse again, and has caused another unseemly fuss, or in this case stink, in the House of Commons.By accusing the government of treating Alberta "like a fart in the room."And then launching herself at the Green leader Elizabeth May like a bat out of hell.I ...

Montreal Simon: Is the Harper Party Becoming the Trump Party?

As you know I always predicted that the Con leadership race was going to be a real circus.But who knew there would be so many candidates? Twelve and counting.Or that it would be such a fascist circus.For look who just joined the race.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel and the Madness of Harperland

It could only happen in Alberta, or in the battered petro-state that Stephen Harper bequeathed this country formerly known as Harperland.For on the day that our parliament endorsed the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The House of Commons voted 207 to 81 to endorse the Paris agreement on climate change tonight, after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlined ...

Montreal Simon: The Never-Ending Shame of Canada’s Trump Kellie Leitch

It's hard to believe, it's like a scene from a bad horror movie, or a return to Harperland,But it seems Kellie Leitch is determined to become Canada's Donald Trump.For although her dog-whistle plan to screen immigrants for "anti-Canadian values" has been roundly condemned.She just doesn't care.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel and the Whitewashing of Stephen Harper

Well it seems that Michelle Rempel got what she wanted. Got comedian Mark Critch to surrender.With a deranged Twitter rant, and a volley of vulgar words. Comedian Mark Critch has removed a photo mocking former prime minister Stephen Harper from his Instagram account following a barrage of tweets from a Conservative MP that included obscenities.Which is both ...

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel and the Whitewashing of Stephen Harper

Well it seems that Michelle Rempel got what she wanted. Got comedian Mark Critch to surrender.With a deranged Twitter rant, and a volley of vulgar words. Comedian Mark Critch has removed a photo mocking former prime minister Stephen Harper from his Instagram account following a barrage of tweets from a Conservative MP that included obscenities.Which is both ...

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel’s Scary and Vulgar Twitter Meltdown

As I'm sure you know, Michelle Rempel had a huge crush on Stephen Harper. A crush tempered only by her even stronger desire to have his job.And as I'm sure you also know she's also a lover of fine wines… So I'm sorry to report that when she heard that Harper had resigned, her love for ...

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel’s Scary and Vulgar Twitter Meltdown

As I'm sure you know, Michelle Rempel had a huge crush on Stephen Harper. A crush tempered only by her even stronger desire to have his job.And as I'm sure you also know she's also a lover of fine wines… So I'm sorry to report that when she heard that Harper had resigned, her love for ...

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel and the Hideous Hypocrisy of The Cons

When Michelle Rempel was a screeching cog in the Con regime, she used to spend a lot of time trying to stop refugees from coming to Canada.But since she was evicted from power, she now spends a lot of time accusing the Liberals of not accepting enough Yazidis, a Kurdish minority group in Iraq that has been ...

Alberta Politics: Jason Kenney makes it official with fresh-faced extras and unattributed tribute to the Nixon Era

PHOTOS: A screen grab from yesterday’s video feed of Jason Kenney announcing his candidacy for the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party in Calgary. Immediately behind him is Caitlyn Madliner, who has prominently figured in anti-PC campaigns. Below: The late Alberta premier Ralph Klein, defeated Conservative MP Joan Crockatt, President Richard M. Nixon and ...

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel’s Monstrous Cannibal BBQ

When I heard that Michelle Rempel had hosted a BBQ for declared and potential Con leadership candidates, I knew it would be a ghastly story.I knew it couldn't have been a pig roast, for obvious reasons.But who knew it was such a cannibal affair?Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Ghastly Con Michelle Rempel Disgraces Herself. Again

As you all know the ghastly Con Michelle Rempel aka Rempelstiltskin, has recently been out of control in the House of Commons.First she accused the opposition and the Speaker of laughing at her. Which caused them to laugh even louder.And then she started flogging some hollow motion on genocide. And when that was defeated. Prime Minister Justin ...

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel and the Referendum Nightmare

Yesterday I told you that I believed that Michelle Rempel's pathetic hissy fit in the Commons was not just a sign that she's losing her marbles.But also a sign of her burning but frustrated ambition, at the state of the Harper Party.Because it's finally starting to sink in that unless the Cons can get a ...

Montreal Simon: Is Michelle Rempel Slowly Losing Her Marbles?

For weeks Michelle Rempel has been keeping a fairly low profile, and staying out of trouble.But knowing Rempel, I knew that wouldn't last.And sure enough there she was yesterday, having a hissy fit in the Commons.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Are the Cons Demanding an Illegal Referendum?

As you know I have been attacking Rona Ambrose and her Cons for trying to sabotage plans to introduce electoral reform.By demanding a referendum which they know would almost certainly ensure that those plans would be dead on arrival.With the help of their friends in the Con media…Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Syrian Refugees and the Miserable Michelle Rempel

Well the 25,000th Syrian refugee has arrived in Canada. I couldn't be happier or prouder.And I thought John McCallum was right to say that despite some delays in getting them all here, and problems finding them permanent housing, it is something to celebrate.  “Many countries … are making it more difficult for refugees to come in,” he ...

Montreal Simon: The Con Clown Circus and the Hypocrisy of Tony Clement

Uh oh. Move over Michelle Rempel. There's a new star at Rona Ambrose's Con clown circus. His name is Tony Clement also known as The King of Muskoka. Or the new shadow minister of Foreign Affairs.And he couldn't be funnier… Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Michelle Rempel Should Be Fired Immediately

The other day I wrote about how shocked I was to see that Michelle Rempel hadn't said a word, or tweeted a single solitary line, about that horrifying pepper spray attack on a group of Syrian refugees in Vancouver.And that even though she is the Con's new shadow minister of immigration and REFUGEES, she hadn't condemned ...

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Outrageous Con Coup

I see that Rona Ambrose really is trying to make it look like her Cons are a kinder gentler version of the Harper Party.For that's the first time the word "peace" has appeared on any Con propaganda.But sadly that new image couldn't be more absurd. Not when the wretched Rona is a raving chicken hawk.Read more ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Saddest and Most Miserable Year

Wherever he is hiding, in Canada or Las Vegas, Stephen Harper must be staring at the picture of this billboard in Calgary, trying to jump up and down, waving his arms in the air, and shouting:"You see, I told you, I told you. They love me, they really LOVE me !!!!!Even if it such a small ...

Montreal Simon: Why Michelle Rempel Should Apologize to Rachel Notley

If it wasn't Michelle Rempel, the Con clown whose burning ambition far exceeds her limited capabilities, I never would have believed it.But at a time when Rachel Notley, the very decent premier of Alberta, has been receiving vicious death threats.At a time when the rednecks in that province have been having themselves a hatefest, claiming the ...

Montreal Simon: Why It’s Suddenly Cool To Be A Canadian Again

It's hard to believe, but it looks as if we can safely sew those little Canadian flags on the back of our backpacks again.After having to remove them during the Harper years.And travel around the world dressed like this… Because thanks to Justin Trudeau, and the way he welcomed the Syrian refugees in our name.We're ...

Montreal Simon: The Ghastly and Ghostly Return of Stephen Harper

It was like a ghostly apparition. After pulling a vanishing act for weeks, and causing people to wonder whether he was holed up in his basement, or being treated in a mental hospital.There was Stephen Harper back in the House of Commons.But one moment he was there, and the next moment he wasn't.  Read more »

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Magic Honeymoon

Ever since Justin Trudeau was sworn in, and our enchanted fall began, the Con media has been attacking him like they never attacked Stephen Harper.They denounced his decision to stop the bombing after the Paris massacre. They said it was a BIG MISTAKE that would pop his balloon. And after Justin had been in power ...