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Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Con Pipeline Hysteria

By the way Rona Ambrose and the Con zombies have been clamouring for the Energy East pipeline to be built NOW, you might think that if it isn't we're all doomed.Even though that's nonsense. And considering the state of the planet one might… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Con Pipeline Hysteria

Montreal Simon: The Oily Madness of the Con Queen Rona Ambrose

If Rona Ambrose doesn't stop viewing her job as interim Con Queen AND the new chief spokeswoman for Big Oil, sooner or later somebody is going to tell her she should go pump gas for them.Because every Question Period, no matter what's happenin… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Oily Madness of the Con Queen Rona Ambrose

Montreal Simon: Groundhog Harper and the Latest Monstrous Con Scandal

It's just as well Stephen Harper didn't choose to emerge yesterday from the hole where he has been hiding for most of the winter.For it was Groundhog Day, and he probably would have felt like all those other poor furry creatures awoken so rudel… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Groundhog Harper and the Latest Monstrous Con Scandal

Alberta Politics: Tories’ Senate gambit shows Harper still runs the party and the party still holds Parliament in contempt

PHOTOS: The Senate chamber, empty, as it should be. Below: Stephen Harper, apparently still the de facto leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Conservative Opposition… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Tories’ Senate gambit shows Harper still runs the party and the party still holds Parliament in contempt

Politics and its Discontents: Clarity On Rona Ambrose

Ed Tanas helps shed some light on the temporary Tory leader and chief resident hypocrite (competing with Tony Clement for that title, of course).Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Clarity On Rona Ambrose

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Not So New/Nouveau Harper Party

Ever since she was elected interim Queen of the Cons, Rona Ambrose has been claiming that they are the new/nouveau Cons, not the shattered remnants of the Harper Party.But now that Parliament has returned that is turning out to be just another Big Lie…. . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Not So New/Nouveau Harper Party

Alberta Politics: C’mon … admit it, Wildrosers! Denis Coderre’s zinger burned because it landed a little too close for comfort

PHOTOS: Welcome to Bedrock City, AB. Actual rural Wildrose ridings in Southern Alberta may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Alberta Opposition Leader Brian Jean (CBC photo), Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, former Canadian Alliance leader Stockwe… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: C’mon … admit it, Wildrosers! Denis Coderre’s zinger burned because it landed a little too close for comfort

Montreal Simon: Who Knew Rona Ambrose Was a Real Stand-Up Comedian?

I always knew Rona Ambrose was hopelessly incompetent. I knew that she had managed to bungle every job she was ever given.I knew she made people laugh without trying, and for all the wrong reasons. But who knew she was a REAL stand-up comedian?Read mo… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Who Knew Rona Ambrose Was a Real Stand-Up Comedian?

Montreal Simon: The Incredibly Sad and Sorry State of the Harper Party

I can only imagine what Stephen Harper must be telling his psychiatrist these days.But if he's claiming he's still a Great Economist Leader it must be crazy stuff. As his oily obsession and his rampant incompetence come back to haunt us.And … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Incredibly Sad and Sorry State of the Harper Party

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Monster in the Room

Oh dear, pity poor Rona Ambrose. It's all going horribly wrong. Already.She may be the interim Queen of the Cons, but she's finding her throne so uncomfortable, she might as well be sitting on the prickly parts.Party officials have been complai… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Monster in the Room

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Dilapidated State of the Harper Party

It tells you a lot about the dilapidated state of the Harper Party, and the lamentable judgment of their hapless interim leader Rona Ambrose.That just a few days after being criticized by some anonymous party officials for failing to properly organi… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Dilapidated State of the Harper Party

Montreal Simon: Michael Harris On Rona Ambrose and the Con War On Electoral Reform

As we all know, Rona Ambrose can on occasion, and even without realizing it, be quite funny.Like the time she found herself agreeing with Australia's Stoner Sloth that marijuana makes you stupid.Because she should know eh?About the stupid.And as Mi… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Michael Harris On Rona Ambrose and the Con War On Electoral Reform

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Outrageous Con Coup

I see that Rona Ambrose really is trying to make it look like her Cons are a kinder gentler version of the Harper Party.For that's the first time the word "peace" has appeared on any Con propaganda.But sadly that new image couldn't b… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Outrageous Con Coup

Montreal Simon: The Cons Threaten to Block Electoral Reform

Yesterday I told you how Rona Ambrose, her shellshocked Harper party, and their friends in the Con media, were in a disturbing state of zombie agitation.After it finally dawned on them that electoral reform will either change their brutish party beyon… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Cons Threaten to Block Electoral Reform

Alberta Politics: New Year’s resolutions: Time for Alberta’s conservative leaders to speak out against violent and misogynistic political speech

ILLUSTRATIONS: Counting down to New Year’s. Three days to go is plenty of time for the leaders of Alberta’s conservatives to resolve to speak out in the New Year against threatening and misogynistic commentary by their supporters. Below: Former PM … . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: New Year’s resolutions: Time for Alberta’s conservative leaders to speak out against violent and misogynistic political speech

Montreal Simon: Michael Harris: Why Rona Ambrose is Stephen Harper in a Dress

It couldn't have been a more revealing sight. Or a more absurd one. Or one more revolting.Rona Ambrose granting an interview to Ezra Levant's filthy hate mongering site The Rebel.Hammering home her Christmas message to bomb Iraq, bomb Syria, an… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Michael Harris: Why Rona Ambrose is Stephen Harper in a Dress

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose’s Marijuana Madness and the Stoner Sloth

At first glance they may look like an odd couple. The hairy Rona Ambrose, and the equally hairy sloth from Australia.But it turns out they are both peddling the same message.And while until today I thought that Rona's Killer Weed ad was the worst a… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose’s Marijuana Madness and the Stoner Sloth

Montreal Simon: Kellie Leitch and the Foul Cowardice of the Cons

I realize Kellie Leitch is frustrated. A few weeks ago she had to be told to cool her jets by other Cons.Because she was apparently getting ready to announce her candidacy for permanent leader of the Harperless party, at least a year before the leade… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Kellie Leitch and the Foul Cowardice of the Cons

Montreal Simon: The Day Rona Ambrose Stared Into The Abyss

It was only Rona Ambrose's third Question Period as Leader of the Opposition. And there she was yesterday, trying to look like she's really in control of her shattered party, that she knows what she's doing.And that she's the steady ha… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Day Rona Ambrose Stared Into The Abyss

Montreal Simon: The Appalling Hypocrisy of the Con Queen Rona Ambrose

As you may know Rona Ambrose has always been a ghastly hypocrite.Who would go after child care for the Trudeau children, while claiming to be a feminist.Or even worse, pretend to be a doctor.While sentencing thousands of heroin addicts to death by ma… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Appalling Hypocrisy of the Con Queen Rona Ambrose

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Madness of the Cons

I always knew Rona Ambrose's claim that her Cons would be different and better than Stephen Harper's Cons was a hollow boast.And that she would not be able to resist the tempting target of Justin Trudeau's children.I knew that a woman who w… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Madness of the Cons

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Magic Honeymoon

Ever since Justin Trudeau was sworn in, and our enchanted fall began, the Con media has been attacking him like they never attacked Stephen Harper.They denounced his decision to stop the bombing after the Paris massacre. They said it was a BIG MISTAKE … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Magic Honeymoon

Montreal Simon: Why the Ambrose Cons Are Still the Harper Cons

Rona Ambrose has been working hard to try to put a new face on the shattered and shadowy Cons.And I'm glad she has spoken to some of the members of that little mosque in Peterborough that was torched by bestial bigots.But almost three weeks after s… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Why the Ambrose Cons Are Still the Harper Cons

Montreal Simon: Are Rona Ambrose’s Ghastly Cons Out of Control?

When Rona Ambrose was crowned temporary Queen of the Cons, and promised that her shell shocked MPs would set a "new tone" i.e. raise their behaviour out of the gutter, and stop acting like animals.I remember wondering whether she was dumb or … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Are Rona Ambrose’s Ghastly Cons Out of Control?

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Day the Cons Came Back From the Dead

It seems only too tragic that just ten days after being sworn in as Prime Minister after promising to restore our Canadian values, and bring back sunnier days, that Justin Trudeau should be hit by the darkness of the Paris massacre.

Only too ironic that the son of Pierre should have to choose so soon between emotion and reason.

The deadly terror attacks in Paris will not lead Canada to change course on its two main policies in relation to Syria: welcoming 25,000 refugees this year and ending Canada’s bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria.

And of course only too (Read more…)