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Montreal Simon: Why the Cons Can’t Attract Good Leadership Candidates

Despite Rona Ambrose's desperate attempts to try to get more people interested in running for the job of permanent Leader of the Harper Party.So far her campaign has been a dismal failure.For after beating her drum, or kicking up her arms and legs… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Why the Cons Can’t Attract Good Leadership Candidates

Montreal Simon: The Monstrous Ambrose Cons Go After Justin Trudeau’s Mother

I don't know how much lower Rona Ambrose and her monstrous Cons can sink, when they are already wallowing in their own excrement at the bottom of the pit of depravity.But just in the last few days they have managed to crush the dreams of the dying … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Monstrous Ambrose Cons Go After Justin Trudeau’s Mother

Montreal Simon: Michael Harris On Why the Truth In the Duffy Case Must Be Flushed Out

Yesterday I wrote that the RCMP owed Canadians an explanation about the way it handled the Duffy case.Because it has raised some disturbing questions about the relationship between the police and the Harper regime, that strike at the heart of our d… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Michael Harris On Why the Truth In the Duffy Case Must Be Flushed Out

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Kids in the Short Pants

As I've mentioned before, it's one of the enduring mysteries of the post Harper era.Why does Rona Ambrose keep insisting she's the leader of the New/Nouveau Conservative Party?When the talking points and the propaganda that pours out of Con… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Kids in the Short Pants

Alberta Politics: Same old same old at the CPC: The Conservative boss hasn’t gone crazy, and he may even be the same guy …

PHOTOS: The Conservative Party of Canada is still singin’ the same old tune – Stephen Harper’s. (CBC photo.) Below: Senator Mike Duffy, former Conservative cabinet member Jason Kenney, Manitoba Tory MP Candice Bergen, Ontario Court Judge Charles … . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Same old same old at the CPC: The Conservative boss hasn’t gone crazy, and he may even be the same guy …

Montreal Simon: How Justin Trudeau Disarmed and Conquered His Enemies

It's a strange world. Yesterday I wrote about how the Con media had underestimated Justin Trudeau.Only to end up badly, or end up looking ridiculous.Now one of those Harper spear chuckers, Michael Den Tandt, has been forced to admit that they … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: How Justin Trudeau Disarmed and Conquered His Enemies

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose Makes a Fool of Herself. Again.

If she wasn't such a heartless Con one might almost feel sorry for Rona Ambrose, because it's all going so horribly wrong.She doesn't know what she's doing, the Harper PMO is jerking her all over the place. Despite her best efforts to … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose Makes a Fool of Herself. Again.

Montreal Simon: The Shameless Cons and the Phony Deficit Bomb

As you know Jason Kenney is preparing to launch his campaign to try to become the new leader of the Cons.And he is taking a page out of his beloved Benjamin Netanyahu's play book. By trying to scare us into believing that Justin Trudeau's new b… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Shameless Cons and the Phony Deficit Bomb

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose Accuses the Liberals of Waging Class Warfare

Well move over Margaret Wente, we have a new Canadian Marie Antoinette.A new champion of the suffering bourgeoisie now known as the one percent.Who wants everyone to know that being rich isn't easy.That she's not crazy or desperateRead more » . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose Accuses the Liberals of Waging Class Warfare

Alberta Politics: Questions without answers: Why are our U.S. allies so ambivalent about ISIS, and what does it mean for Canada?

PHOTOS: U.S. State Department spokesperson Mark Toner. (Screen grab from C-SPAN.) Below: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Conservative interim Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. For all we know, Syrian President Bashar a… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Questions without answers: Why are our U.S. allies so ambivalent about ISIS, and what does it mean for Canada?

Montreal Simon: The Dark and Desperate Cons and the Sunny Budget

Wherever Rona Ambrose goes at the stroke of midnight to receive her instructions from Stephen Harper.You know that both of them must be screaming with frustration at the sight of Justin Trudeau's budget.For they must surely know it's going to m… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Dark and Desperate Cons and the Sunny Budget

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Con’s Ghastly Deficit Game

As you know Rona Ambrose is the interim leader of the Cons, and she claims that it's now a totally new/nouveau party.But sadly for Rona she inherited the remnants of the freakish gang that ran Stephen Harper's PMO.And since as we also know she&… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Con’s Ghastly Deficit Game

Montreal Simon: Will Rona Ambrose Ever Understand Why Justin Trudeau Is So Popular?

It's seems like an easy question, why is Justin Trudeau so popular?But whatever you do please don't ask Rona Ambrose, because she doesn't have a clue.She keeps attacking Trudeau in the same brutish manner…Only to remind most Canadians why… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Will Rona Ambrose Ever Understand Why Justin Trudeau Is So Popular?

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau’s Fairy Tale Visit To The White House

Justin Trudeau's visit to the White House yesterday had an almost dreamlike or fairy tale quality to it.Like a fairy tale it all seemed too perfect to be true.And it was a bromance.Read more » . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau’s Fairy Tale Visit To The White House

The Canadian Progressive: #AskAmbrose: Rona Ambrose Avoided Canadians’ Tough Questions During Twitter Q&A

#AskAmbrose? On Tuesday, Rona Ambrose hosted a Q&A session at Twitter headquarters. The interim Conservative leader avoided Canadians’ tough questions. The post #AskAmbrose: Rona Ambrose Avoided Canadians’ Tough Questions During Twitter Q&#0… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: #AskAmbrose: Rona Ambrose Avoided Canadians’ Tough Questions During Twitter Q&A

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose’s Disastrous Twitter Experiment

The other day I wrote that although some Cons may have taken down the Progressive Blogger site.Twitter is still standing and it belongs to us.So when I saw that Rona Ambrose was inviting Canadians to tweet her their questions.Hey everyone, I’ll be … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose’s Disastrous Twitter Experiment

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: “Over My Dead Body” – This week in Alberta’s Big Happy Conservative Family

It was only last week that the leaders of Alberta’s two main conservative political parties – Progressive Conservative interim leader Ric McIver and Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean – were in Ottawa hobnobbing with the conservative … . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: “Over My Dead Body” – This week in Alberta’s Big Happy Conservative Family

Alberta Politics: Wherever there’s Alberta unite-the-right chatter, Preston Manning’s name keeps popping up

PHOTOS: Preston Manning, looking right as usual, photo taken at the 2013 Manning Conference in Ottawa. Below: Alberta PC leader Ric McIver, Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean Wildrose Party photo), federal Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose (CBC photo) and… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Wherever there’s Alberta unite-the-right chatter, Preston Manning’s name keeps popping up

Montreal Simon: Cleopatra Ambrose’s Week of Bitter Disappointment

As you may or may not know, Rona Ambrose is called Cleopatra by some of her friends and her enemies in Ottawa. And carries only two burning thoughts around in her head, for that's all she can memorize.How to destroy Justin Trudeau, and how to wrec… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Cleopatra Ambrose’s Week of Bitter Disappointment

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Growing Darkness of the Cons

Pity poor Rona Ambrose. With every day that passes her claim that she's the leader of the new/nouveau Cons grows darker and more dubious.She's still claiming she knows what she's doing, and that she is in charge.But she just keeps repeati… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Growing Darkness of the Cons

Montreal Simon: The Day Rona Ambrose Was Exposed as a Harper Puppet

Ever since Rona Ambrose became interim leader of the Cons she has been trying to pretend that it's no longer the Harper Party.But she just can't do it. She just can't stop hugging her monstrous leader.For when the Liberals announced yeste… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Day Rona Ambrose Was Exposed as a Harper Puppet

Montreal Simon: The Politics of Hope and the Desperation of Rona Ambrose

I can only imagine how Rona Ambrose must be feeling this weekend, but it can't be a pretty picture.For weeks, with the help of the Con media, she has been bombing Justin Trudeau like a bat out of hell.Or a maniac… She has accused him of being … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Politics of Hope and the Desperation of Rona Ambrose

Montreal Simon: Why Playing Nice With the Cons Won’t Work

I learned long ago that if you want to help build a more equal, kinder, gentler society, you have to be as tough and as ruthless as the Con zombies who infest this world.For they will try to destroy you, and being nice will get you nowhere.So when I he… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Why Playing Nice With the Cons Won’t Work

Montreal Simon: Rona The Droner Ambrose’s Insane Fighting Frenzy

Well I know some people think I'm exaggerating when I say that Rona Ambrose's bombing obsession is now bordering on insanity.Or when I say that she repeats herself a lot, and that her almost primeval urge to destroy Justin Trudeau can barely b… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona The Droner Ambrose’s Insane Fighting Frenzy

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Foul Con Assault On Our Values

It was Family Day in Ontario, and and a slow news day at CBC Ottawa, so they invited Rona Ambrose to appear on Power and Politics.So she could talk about the subject that excites her the most: bombing Iraq and Syria, and Justin Trudeau. Not necessarily… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Foul Con Assault On Our Values