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Montreal Simon: The Demolishing of Stephen Harper’s Legacy (Continued)

I can only imagine how Stephen Harper must be feeling as he watches his foul legacy slowly being demolished.But it can't be pretty, and it must be painful. Everything he built is being knocked down, and so soon after he was defeated.Barely two wee… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Demolishing of Stephen Harper’s Legacy (Continued)

Montreal Simon: Lisa Raitt and the Foul Legacy of Stephen Harper

You might think that Lisa Raitt would have learned her lesson, when she put out this big shiny poster about two months ago.Only to have it greeted with jeers, howls of laughter, and calls that she be arrested for lying like a thief.Or a Con artist.But … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Lisa Raitt and the Foul Legacy of Stephen Harper

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Thank goodness we didn’t build that Firewall!

Fifteen years ago, in Jan. 2001, six prominent Conservative lobbyists and university professors, including future Prime Minister Stephen Harper and provincial cabinet minister Ted Morton, penned the Firewall Manifesto. Prime Minister Jean Chretien&#82… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Thank goodness we didn’t build that Firewall!

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: David Suzuki: Stephen Harper Should Be Jailed

As you know I've long believed that Stephen Harper has got away with murder, and should be put on trial for his many crimes against Canada.And for his crimes against the planet.So I'm really happy to see that David Suzuki also believes that Har… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: David Suzuki: Stephen Harper Should Be Jailed

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

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Very Different Prime Minister

It's hard to believe that Justin Trudeau has now been in power for just over a hundred days.For although I'm sure it seems longer than that to him, it still seems to me like yesterday that he brought down Stephen Harper's foul Con regim… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Very Different Prime Minister

The Canadian Progressive: Liberal government moves to repeal Harper’s anti-union bills C-377 and C-525

This week, the Trudeau government moved closer to fulfilling its promise to repeal Stephen Harper’s vicious anti-union bills C-377 and C-525. They introduced introduced Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and … . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Liberal government moves to repeal Harper’s anti-union bills C-377 and C-525

Montreal Simon: Dracula Harper and the Con Assault On Our Democracy

A lot of people in this country seem to believe that when we defeated Stephen Harper we sent the Con vampire to his political coffin, with a wooden stake through his heart.But they couldn't be more wrong.The monster may be hiding in the shadows, bu… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Dracula Harper and the Con Assault On Our Democracy

Montreal Simon: Jesus Harper and the End of The Office of Religious Freedom

Stephen Harper likes to call himself a Christian, and some of his supporters have been known to call him Jesus Harper.But both claims couldn't be more absurd or more blasphemous.Harper is too evil to be a Christian. It is just an act designed to ap… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jesus Harper and the End of The Office of Religious Freedom

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

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, the Harper Cat, and the Latest Porky Scandal

As you know I have been frantically searching for Stephen Harper all over Canada and the United States.And I've even adjusted my missing wanted poster to reflect how he looked when he was spotted outside a Shake Shack in Las Vegas. With a weird s… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, the Harper Cat, and the Latest Porky Scandal

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: Justin Trudeau and the Erasing of the Harper Legacy

As you know I really like this image of Justin slowly but surely demolishing Stephen Harper's foul legacy.And today he took another step in that direction. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau​ says his job is to look out for Canada's best interest… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Erasing of the Harper Legacy

The Canadian Progressive: Trudeau: CRA must allow charities to do their work “free from political harassment”

In his recent Ministerial Mandate Letter to Diane Lebouthillier, the Minister of National Revenue, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) must allow charities to do their work free from political harassment. The post Trudeau… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Trudeau: CRA must allow charities to do their work “free from political harassment”

Alberta Politics: A good day for Rachel Notley – but you’d never know it with media and opposition in full-scale, unrestrained meltdown

PHOTOS: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne at yesterday’s press conference in Toronto. Below: Ms. Notley, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, British Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn and U.S. Democratic Presidential candidat… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: A good day for Rachel Notley – but you’d never know it with media and opposition in full-scale, unrestrained meltdown

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Demolishing of Harper’s Legacy

As you know I have been urging Justin Trudeau to demolish Stephen Harper's legacy as soon as possible.Bulldoze it into a smoking heap of rubble.And because patience is not one of my many virtues, he could never do that fast enough to satisfy me.Bu… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Demolishing of Harper’s Legacy

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Very Weird Winter Vacation

Wow, what a coincidence. Yesterday I wrote about how the old Con loser Joe Oliver wasn't missing anymore. And now they've found his loser boss Stephen Harper.Read more » . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Very Weird Winter Vacation

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?

The Canadian Progressive: Justin Trudeau demolishes Stephen Harper in new poll

Justin Trudeau thoroughly trounces his predecessor Stephen Harper in new poll on the popularity of Canada’s seven most recent prime ministers. Trudeau is the most popular of all 7. Harper is the least popular of all seven. The post Justin Trudeau demol… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Justin Trudeau demolishes Stephen Harper in new poll

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: Why Stephen Harper’s Economic Record Needs to Be Put on Trial

Stephen Harper hasn't been seen in public now for almost a month, and almost nobody knows where he is hiding.Some say he's still in Las Vegas, others say he's been spotted in Mexico.But he might as well have never left.Because his ghastly l… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper’s Economic Record Needs to Be Put on Trial

Alberta Politics: ‘Kevinismus’ in Canada: Should Kevin O’Leary run to lead the sad-sack federal Conservatives?

PHOTOS: Kevin O’Leary, in a typical pose (CBC photo). Below: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump and perpetual Alberta conservative leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk. Give Kevin O’Leary his due. At … . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: ‘Kevinismus’ in Canada: Should Kevin O’Leary run to lead the sad-sack federal Conservatives?

Alberta Politics: Juxtapose: Tories had loads of cash for junketing flunkies, none at all for dying addicts

PHOTOS: Alberta Progressive Conservatives enjoy an “international travel mission” during the Golden Age of Tory Travel. Actual PC staffers may not have appeared exactly as illustrated. Below: New Democrats Trevor Horne, the MLA for Spruce Grove-St…. . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Juxtapose: Tories had loads of cash for junketing flunkies, none at all for dying addicts

Montreal Simon: How To Stop Stephen Harper from Handcuffing Justin Trudeau

As we all know, before he was defeated by the Forces of Light, dirty old King Harper made a number of last minute patronage appointments.To ensure that his legacy would live on, and that Justin Trudeau wouldn't be able to fully control his own gove… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: How To Stop Stephen Harper from Handcuffing Justin Trudeau