CBC reports that after 19 years as a Member of Parliament in Ottawa, former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney, 48, is considering entering provincial politics in Alberta. Postmedia’s Jen Gerson writes that he will not confirm whether this i… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: In or Out? Jason Kenney could have a rough landing into Alberta politics
As you all know the ghastly Con Michelle Rempel aka Rempelstiltskin, has recently been out of control in the House of Commons.First she accused the opposition and the Speaker of laughing at her. Which caused them to laugh even louder.And then she star… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Ghastly Con Michelle Rempel Disgraces Herself. Again
As you know, Rona Ambrose is finally trying to put some distance between herself and Stephen Harper.Desperately trying to dispel the notion that she's no longer his faithful puppet, as she was for so many years.And if you remember, at the recent Pr… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Fatal Legacy of Stephen Harper
PHOTOS: Justin Trudeau, back in 2015 before he was prime minister, promising Canadians real change, including electoral reform, if we gave him the chance. We gave him the chance. Below: Opposition Conservative interim Leader Rona Ambrose (CBC Photo) an… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: We need a referendum on electoral reform? No! We need a national referendum on the TPP!
One of the worst things about about our fallen king Stephen Harper, was the way he treated women.The very first thing he did when he came to power was order that the words "women's rights" be erased from thousands of government documents…. . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Disgusting Con War On Women Continues
As you know the last month has been a horrible one for Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.Rona Ambrose and her monstrous Cons have gone after her, her children, and her mother in law Margaret.And Sophie even had to lecture her husband about minding his elbows.Bu… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Night Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Stole the Show
You had to see the look on Rona Ambrose's face today. For she wasn't smiling or giggling like she was after she called Justin Trudeau a woman. She was screaming like a banshee.The Liberals and the NDP have finally agreed on something. The Con… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Liberals, the NDP, and the Con Apocalypse
During last weekend’s Conservative Party convention, interim leader Rona Ambrose suggested that Justin Trudeau was not our first “female” Prime Minister, but that that distinction went to Kim Campbell.It was met with a round of applause, resonating wit… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: What Our Media Doesn’t Understand About Feminism Makes Rona Ambrose Look Enlightened
I still can't quite believe that Rona Ambrose hasn't apologized for calling Justin Trudeau a woman, or a female prime minister.And is denying ever saying that, even though her little "joke" was caught on tape.But then when I think abo… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Will Rona Ambrose Ever Apologize for Anything?
It was for me the lowest moment of the Con convention. The sight of Rona Ambrose strutting across the stage bragging about her party's feminist credentials.While making a "joke" about Justin Trudeau as the first female Prime Minister.As o… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Cons Claim Rona Ambrose Didn’t Call Justin Trudeau a Woman
Lordy. Judging by the reaction of the Cons and their stooges in the media, you'd think the Harper Party's convention was such a great success they had all died and gone to heaven.Or more precisely had risen from the dead, and were now on their… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Con Convention and the Rapture of Jason Kenney
It was a bizarre apparition. At the Con convention yesterday during a discussion on how to modernize the Harper Party, MP Marilyn Gladu came out dressed as the Grim Reaper. In what was apparently an attempt to make fun of the idea that the Cons are d… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Day Rona Ambrose Called Justin Trudeau a Woman
PHOTOS: Rona Ambrose dressed up in hospital scrubs and a stethoscope. Hint: She’s not a real doctor. It’s not clear from this photo, which was published on a CTV site, if the other people are real health care workers or Tory MPs. Below: Your blogge… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Those crazy federal Tories! Just how dumb do they think we are? (Hint: plenty)
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
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
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
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
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 …
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
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.
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
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
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?
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
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