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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Night of the Living Dead

As you probably remember, when I saw that Stephen Harper had poured gasoline on the flames of bigotry in Quebec, and I saw how his words had galvanized the Bloc Québécois.I portrayed him as the man who had helped bring the Bloc back from the dead.And I knew that it wouldn't be long before . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Night of the Living Dead

Montreal Simon: Ezra Levant’s Doubly Disastrous Day of Reckoning

I'm sorry I wasn't able to check out Ezra Levant's reaction to the latest court judgement against him.

Because I'm sure it must have been priceless. Sun News Network host Ezra Levant has been ordered to pay $80,000 in damages for libeling a Saskatchewan lawyer in a series of “reckless” blog posts, according to . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Ezra Levant’s Doubly Disastrous Day of Reckoning

Alberta Diary: The Postmedia-Quebecor deal: Welcome to newspaper hell, where the lowest common denominator will prevail

An unreconstituted Toronto Sun front page. Newspaper hell? Turns out it’s not quite as bad as we imagined it would be, except for the few unfortunates who still work in what’s left of the industry. Below: Tom Kent, who headed the 1981 Royal Commission on Newspapers, which was ignored when it was written . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: The Postmedia-Quebecor deal: Welcome to newspaper hell, where the lowest common denominator will prevail

Leftist Jab: The Train Wreck That Is The Parti Québécois Election Campaign

The personification of the PQ’s ills

That singular statement “…faire du Québec un pays!” (make Quebec a country!) and half-hearted choreographed fist-pump defines the morass of the PQ right now. With Quebec’s stalling economy and aging population, the ace up the sleeve of Pauline Marois was none other than media tycoon Pierre Karl Péladeau, . . . → Read More: Leftist Jab: The Train Wreck That Is The Parti Québécois Election Campaign

Alberta Diary: Everyone must do their duty for Canada – even Sun News Network ideologues

Admiral Horatio Nelson gives up his life in the service of his country on the deck of HMS Victory on Oct. 21, 1805. Below: Horatio Nelson; his famous signal to his fleet: “England expects that every man will do his duty.” Surely, Canada should expect no less!

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“England expects that every . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Everyone must do their duty for Canada – even Sun News Network ideologues

Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper is the Real Separatist-in-Chief

I see Pierre-Karl Péladeau's decision to run for the Parti Quebecois in the Quebec election has sent shockwaves rolling across the country.With some in the media predicting trouble for Stephen Harper and his ghastly Con regime.Pierre Karl Péladeau’s emergence as a superstar Parti Québécois candidate represents a seismic shock for not only Quebec politics. . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper is the Real Separatist-in-Chief

Alberta Diary: PKP to run for PQ: Why PKP, with SNN and CPC PMO spell SOS for Canada, which could be FUBAR

Impressionable English Canadian youngsters tune in to SNN for sinister ideological conditioning by RWN (right-wing nuts) on the staff of the PMO-favoured network. Below: PKP and his now-ex wife (NXW), grabbed from the Internet; SNN broadcaster Ezra Levant.

Oh, H-E-double-hockey-sticks, PKP wants another D-I-V-O-R-C-E!

This time, having just given his common-law wife of . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: PKP to run for PQ: Why PKP, with SNN and CPC PMO spell SOS for Canada, which could be FUBAR

Montreal Simon: Pierre-Karl Péladeau and the Sun News Separatists

Well it wasn't a total surprise, but it was still a stunning sight. Pauline Marois and her new star candidate Pierre-Karl Péladeau Pierre-Karl Péladeau, controlling shareholder of the Quebecor media empire, on Sunday announced he will run for the Parti Québécois, saying his top motivation is to make Quebec independent. “My joining the Parti . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Pierre-Karl Péladeau and the Sun News Separatists

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Sun News Network’s vulgar response reveals CBSC as toothless, demonstrates need for meaningful rules

This Sun News Network truck has now moved on, obviously the result of your blogger’s bullying. Below: Ezra Levant assails the CSBC. Below that: Ezra Levant comments on the passing of NDP leader Jack Layton. Below that: Well, actually, it’s pretty hard to go any lower than that.

Radio and television network owners join . . . → Read More: David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: Sun News Network’s vulgar response reveals CBSC as toothless, demonstrates need for meaningful rules

Alberta Diary: Sun News Network’s vulgar response reveals CBSC as toothless, demonstrates need for meaningful rules

This Sun News Network truck has now moved on, obviously the result of your blogger’s bullying. Below: Ezra Levant assails the CSBC. Below that: Ezra Levant comments on the passing of NDP leader Jack Layton. Below that: Well, actually, it’s pretty hard to go any lower than that.

Radio and television network owners join . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Sun News Network’s vulgar response reveals CBSC as toothless, demonstrates need for meaningful rules

Rebekah Brooks busted again. When are they coming for the Murdochs?

The Murdoch scandal keeps growing and evolving into an epic HBO movie. So far, the people at the very, very top – James and Rupert Murdoch to be exact – have remained relatively unscathed. That’s to be expected. This dynamic duo is too smart and too rich to be caught. They have people like Brooks . . . → Read More: Rebekah Brooks busted again. When are they coming for the Murdochs?

Rob Ford gives the CBC all the ammo it needs to fight the Conservative/Sun Media juggernaut

The battle between the Conservatives/Sun Media against CBC is all but over. With Rob Ford’s cowering in the face of sweet Newfoundlander Marg Delahunty and simpering defence of his attack on 911 dispatchers, the CBC has all the weapons it needs to show… . . . → Read More: Rob Ford gives the CBC all the ammo it needs to fight the Conservative/Sun Media juggernaut

Quebecor Paranoia Grows-Demands CBC-Rado Canada To Remove Certain Offending Portions From Web Site

Not long ago, Jymn covered the CBC, coming armed with certain facts about Quebecor. A few things Quebecor won’t tell us. Let’s refresh our memories, here.

Quebecor has received more than half a billion dollars in direct and indirect subsidies and benefits from Canadian taxpayers over the past three years, yet it is not . . . → Read More: Quebecor Paranoia Grows-Demands CBC-Rado Canada To Remove Certain Offending Portions From Web Site . . . → Read More: Quebecor Paranoia Grows-Demands CBC-Rado Canada To Remove Certain Offending Portions From Web Site

Poor Pierre Karl Peladeau. Playing the victim again. Paranoid, too.

Most likely spurred by the facts presented by the CBC about Quebecor’s welfare habit, the media chain’s chief came out firing today against the ‘state broadcaster’. Problem is, Peladeau came off wimpy and whiny, somehow befitting a news chain known for its self victimization and pouting. Not only that, there was a whiff of paranoia . . . → Read More: Poor Pierre Karl Peladeau. Playing the victim again. Paranoid, too. . . . → Read More: Poor Pierre Karl Peladeau. Playing the victim again. Paranoid, too.

Poor Pierre Karl Peladeau. Playing the victim again. Paranoid, too.

Most likely spurred by the facts presented by the CBC about Quebecor’s welfare habit, the media chain’s chief came out firing today against the ‘state broadcaster’. Problem is, silver spoon Peladeau came off wimpy and whiny, somehow befitting a news ch… . . . → Read More: Poor Pierre Karl Peladeau. Playing the victim again. Paranoid, too.

Good to see CBC fighting back against Quebecor’s petty attacks

You want to piss off a Conservative, come armed with facts (emphasis mine).

What Quebecor won’t tell you about its attacks on the public broadcaster

For more than three years, Quebecor has been using its newspapers, and more recently, its SunNews Network TV license to pursue a campaign against CBC/Radio-Canada. But there are some . . . → Read More: Good to see CBC fighting back against Quebecor’s petty attacks . . . → Read More: Good to see CBC fighting back against Quebecor’s petty attacks

And Now, Introducing the Witness for The Harpercon Prosecution, Fox News North!

Boys ‘n’ girls, the Harpercons want to hold a parliamentary hearing regarding the future of the CBC, basically. And guess who their star witnesses will be? Yup! You guessed it! Pierre-Karl Peladeau, Ezzy Levant, and of course, king McCarthyist of the CBC watch, Brian Lilley-white. Oh yeah! Like they’re going to reliable, impartial . . . → Read More: And Now, Introducing the Witness for The Harpercon Prosecution, Fox News North! . . . → Read More: And Now, Introducing the Witness for The Harpercon Prosecution, Fox News North!

When A King of Porn Slams Rupert Murdoch…

This is amusing. I already thought it was kind of rip roaringly hilarious when a crook like ol’ Connie Blah blah Black slammed Rupert Murdoch. However, when Larry Flynt of Hustler Magazine and other sleaze, the king of scuzz, hisself, slams ol’ Rupert for his sleazy and unethical behavior and that of his . . . → Read More: When A King of Porn Slams Rupert Murdoch… . . . → Read More: When A King of Porn Slams Rupert Murdoch…

Trouble In Pequiste Paradise–This Time Over That White Elephant For a Non-Existent NHL Franchise

I always knew this would happen eventually. Perhaps not over that ridiculous proposed hockey amphitheatre of Regis Labeaume’s in Quebec City for the non-existent resurrection of the Quebec Nordiques, but I knew that despite Pauline Marois’s whopping 93% approval vote at her leadership review last April, that the knives would still be continuing . . . → Read More: Trouble In Pequiste Paradise–This Time Over That White Elephant For a Non-Existent NHL Franchise . . . → Read More: Trouble In Pequiste Paradise–This Time Over That White Elephant For a Non-Existent NHL Franchise