Montreal Simon: Sarah Palin and the Con Redneck Road to Ruin

I haven't written a post about Sarah Palin, the redneck from Wasilla, for about eight years. Back when the one they called The Barracuda was running for Vice President of the United States.Back in the days when people were taking her candidacy seriously.And even Maureen Dowd was calling her My Fair Veep.Read more »

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: Rachel Notley and Alberta’s Monstrous Harvest of Hate

When Rachel Notley was elected Premier of Alberta I thought it was a shining moment for that province.I thought she would be able to make Alberta more than a one-party petrostate, the land of the Con zombies, and the home of the Harperites.And would finally end its reputation as a haven for religious bigots and ...

Montreal Simon: The Confederate Flag, the Redneck Parade, and the Warrior Queen

I haven't written anything on this blog about the controversy over whether the confederate flag should be banned, like the one flying outside the South Carolina legislature, for two reasons:One, the racism and the gun violence of America makes me sick to my stomach.And two, I made my feelings pretty clear on Twitter. Obama says ...

Montreal Simon: The Cons and the Reform Gang Rebellion

For seven years they held their tongues, so as not to scare Canadians.For seven years Stephen Harper was able to muzzle them, or force them to make sheep sounds.BAAAAAAAAAAA !!!!But now it's finally happened. The dam has broken. The old Reform gang is revolting !!!!.  Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Redneck Rodeo

It's hard to imagine a more horrible or absurd sight, than Great Black Hat Leader at the Redneck Rodeo.  Posing as a pretty Brokeback cowboy, pursued by a posse of horny admirers. But sounding like a rabid  Alberta separatist. "I think if the founders could be here today and see the great city, see what ...