PHOTOS: ‘Super PACs’ have access to corporate vaults, and very little control or oversight of what they do with the money they’re given. Below: Alberta Prosperity Fund Director Barry McNamar, APF Advisory Council members Dave Rutherford and Camer… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Canadian market-fundamentalist right looks to ‘Super PACs’ like so-called Alberta Prosperity Fund to grab back power
Three days ago I wrote about how a group of well known young conservative activists had created a monstrous HarperPAC.A political action committee that would collect money from Big Business, especially Big Oil, to attack the progressive parties and the unions.But before the rapidly swelling beast was able to crawl out of its crib, . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Real Reason the Con Regime Killed the HarperPAC
The Canadian Forces has ordered a member of the military who is also president of the Ottawa South Conservative Association to resign immediately from that position and cease his political activities.The move comes a day after the Citizen reported on the growing anger among former soldiers who accused Daniel Dickin of branding a prominent veterans . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Blogging Tory Bites The Dust
TweetIn America’s Forbes Magazine this week, Alejandro Chafuen praised the leadership of the conservative policy think-tanks that helped set the stage for the election of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative majority government in 2011 and the success of conservative politicians across the country. This apparatus of conservative special interest groups, think-tanks and news media has . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Who is driving the conservative agenda in Canada?
Funny how fast Canadian Conservative writers and operatives can turn on the ethics charm offensive as they quickly close their bag of dirty tricks and begin concern trolling for truth and transparency when it looks good for them. Stephen Taylor and Tim Powers, Conservative writers both, have shown sudden concern about the ethics . . . . . → Read More: The new Conservative journalism: we really want to get to the bottom of Robogate. Stop laughing. We do!
Funny how fast Canadian Conservative writers and operatives can turn on the ethics charm offensive as they quickly close their bag of dirty tricks and concern troll for truth and transparency when it looks good for them. Both Stephen Taylor and Tim Powers, Conservative writers both, have shown sudden concern about the ethics of the . . . → Read More: The new Conservative journalism: we really want to get to the bottom of Robogate. Stop laughing. We do!
It has been fascinating to watch the Conservative campaign strategy evolve over the past two weeks; working in tandem with Sun TV in a quest to secure a Harper majority, and to destroy the opposition leaders. Aside from the standard issued talking points submitted by the Conservative war room and subsequently written into Sun TV . . . → Read More: A. Picazo: Sun News Network: Let The (Incredibly Lazy) Astroturfing Begin!
The battle between supporters and opponents of Sun TV News – the Fox News style channel headed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former communications director Kory Teneycke – reached new heights when members of the ‘Fox News North’ team took issue with a growing online petition urging the CRTC to reject Quebecor’s (QMI) request to . . . → Read More: A. Picazo: Ezra Levant vs Reality – A Prelude To Fox News North