Politics and its Discontents: And Now, A Word From America’s Most Powerful Lobby

Such unctuous and pious hypocrisy I have rarely seen or heard: BTW, what law were the protesters breaking that got them ejected? Recommend this Post

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Newtown Massacre

Well I see that the camera caught Stephen Harper in an unusually tender moment.Claiming that he had to turn off the TV when the sights and sounds of the Newtown Massacre became too much to bear.  “I think once you’ve been a father, you’re affected by the deaths of children in a much more profound ...

Montreal Simon: Vic Toews and the Bushmaster Man Card

Uh oh. Zombie alert. As if the Newtown Massacre wasn't scary enough, here comes Vic Toews, the Minister of Public Insecurity.Stumbling out of his crypt to claim that the Cons are protecting Canadians from gun violence."We made (it) very clear that there are certain types of firearms that simply should not be in the hands ...

Montreal Simon: Guns, God, Madness, and the Harper Cons

I was glad to see Obama visit the latest community in America to be shattered by gun violence. And I was happy to hear him say this. "We can't tolerate this any more. These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change.  So maybe all the poor little children, and the brave adults ...