For weeks I've been trying to warn everyone I know that Stephen Harper is now so desperate that he is planning to make bigotry his secret weapon in his election campaign.His sinister silence after the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report spoke volumes. Even as a torrent of hatred poured out of . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Hidden Story of the Anti-Gay Judge
The other day I wrote about how appalled I was to see that Stephen Harper, and his ghastly stooge Peter MacKay, had appointed an anti-gay judge. A law professor named an Ontario judge this week wrote two years ago for a conservative, U.S.-based institute that the legalization of same-sex marriage in Canada has harmed . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Hidden Story of the Anti-Gay Judge
Well I know it may be hard to believe, but it seems like that old Con favourite, the imaginary War on Christmas, is finally over.The Fox News nutbar Bill O'Reilly has declared victory. Again."I won the 'War on Christmas!'" he said. "I've been doing this for about 10 years and this is the only . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The War on Christmas is Over Somebody Tell Nina Grewal
Lordy. I swear to Godzilla I didn't think it was possible. I really didn't believe you could be a pimp and a Pope at the same time.And the resident right-wing demagogue of the CBC's flagship news program.But Rex Murphy has proved me wrong.It turns out you can be a ghastly oil pimp, and still . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rex Murphy: When a Pimp becomes a Pope
I think I can safely say that in the icy heart of this Harperland winter, just about the last thing I want to think about, talk about, or write about is the Quebec's Secular Charter.I've written about it before, and no doubt I'll write about it again. But not tonight.Tonight I'll just say . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Quebec Charter and the Religion that Kills
It's taken more than half a century of bigotry and prevarication, but the gay computer genius and war hero Alan Turing has finally been pardoned. Mathematician Alan Turing, who helped Britain win the Second World War by cracking Nazi Germany's "unbreakable" Enigma code, was granted a rare royal pardon on Tuesday for a criminal . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Gay Genius Alan Turing is Finally Pardoned
It's a deeply disturbing story. A Toronto Star reporter goes undercover in a Toronto church and discovers a weird group of religious fanatics trying to "heal" gay people. Telling them there is no such thing as a gay person. God didn't make any.Telling them it's their fault or their parent's fault. Encouraging this kind . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Sexual Orientation Deniers
I've been studiously trying to ignore anything that happens in the United States these days.Because it's summer, the place is a mad house, and if I need crazy I've got Harper eh?But I couldn't ignore the screams and the tears of joy of millions of gay Americans and their friends today.Or the sparkly unicorn . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Downfall of DOMA and the Triumph of Love
I can hardly believe what's been happening in France.Riot police battling homophobes, religious fanatics, and neo-Nazi groups.
Gay people being attacked over their right to be married.
In the streets of Paris, in the City of Love.Read more »
. . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Bloody Battle for Gay Marriage in France
Well I see they have been filing into the Vatican getting ready to choose a new Pope.Dozens of old men in red beanies. And one in a fedora.But before they start voting they want to know what is the Vatican HIDING? Who's REALLY pulling the strings?And of course, knowing them eh? Who is being . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Vatican and the Unholy Conclave
Well as you know Pope Benny is heading off into the sunset, or into a former convent on the grounds of the Vatican.Leaving us to wonder whether his pooped mobile is a mere conduit to well deserved obscurity. Or his getaway car. The Vatican has attacked reports in the Italian media linking Pope Benedict . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Pope Benny and the Holy Hypocrites
Glory Hallelujah. I see that Pope Benny has decided to take early retirement. "After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry," the Pope said.Leaving us to wonder whether . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Pope Benny and the Face of Evil
Almost every day of my life I read about the cruelty of religion, its ignorance, its bigotry, its barbarism.But most of the time I just shake my head and don't say anything.For what's the point eh? People will believe what they want to believe,… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: When Religion is Murder
What with Christian extremists spreading hatred, and Muslim extremists on a rampage.
I was horrified to see that a Hindu extremist was trying to stir up trouble in Toronto.
And delighted to see that his plan to insult Muslims by parading dogs outside a mosque failed miserably.Read more » . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Crazy Religion and the Hatred that Kills
It must have seemed like a great idea eh?
To a bigot as dumb as this one.
Show how much you hate General Mills for supporting gay marriage.
"We do not believe the proposed constitutional amendment is in the best interests of our employees or our state economy," the company's vice president for global . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Bigot, the Blowtorch, and the Flaming Cheerios
Gawd. Trust the old Con zombie Vic Toews to come stumbling out of his crypt, and make a complete fascist fool out of himself. Again.
Critics of a bill that would give law enforcement new powers to access Canadians’ electronic communications are aligning themselves with child pornographers, Canada’s public safety minister says.
“He can . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Con Zombie and the Internet Snooping Bill
First they were allowed to get married, and then they were told they couldn’t. One day they had human rights, the next day they were stolen. But today in California they won another big victory.
“All that Proposition 8 accomplished was to take away from same sex-couples the right to be granted marriage licenses . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Prop 8 and the Dark Wall of Discrimination
When I heard that Pope Benny had described gay marriage as a threat to humanity at first I was shocked.
“This is not a simple social convention, but rather the fundamental cell of every society. Consequently, policies which undermine the family threaten human dignity and the future of humanity itself,” he said.
For what . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Pope Benny and the Gay Plot to Destroy Humanity
Well I suppose it was too real to be tolerated. A poster of the Virgin Mary receiving a pregnancy test.
So a religious fanatic attacked it with a pair of scissors.
“This is Satanic, this is the ultimate Satanic attack, when Lucifer attacks his worst enemy, the Blessed Virgin.
“This particular church – so . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Religious Fanatic Attacks Poster of Virgin Mary