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Left Over: Oh, RoFo, Oh Harpo…….(with apologies to John Lennon)

New Rob Ford video leaves council members frustrated, stunned Toronto mayor should step down for the good of the city, Coun. Michael Thompson says

CBC News Posted: Jan 22, 2014 9:28 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 22, 2014 5:33 PM ET

Personally? LMAO, sorry, but this latest RoFo Rant knocked Harpster off the front page of Canada’s fawning press…in all it’s dreariness…they can’t seem to help themselves, pushing each other aside, like papparazzi after a B grade starlet, trying to be the ones with the longest, most boring coverage of Great Leader droning on and on in Israel, where the media (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: The Cons and the Imaginary War on Christmas

Oh no. Duck and cover. Two weeks ago I accused the Cons of waging a real War on Christmas, by laying off people and killing jobs at this time of the year. Now it turns out they're also in the trenches defending themselves from the imaginary War on Christmas. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Tom Steyer Has Stephen Harper Running Scared

Well I see that Stephen Harper hasn't dared reply to Tom Steyer's letter demanding to know whether he has been working with the Tea Party extremists to blackmail the U.S. government. We have a saying in the United States that I believe may also resonate in Canada: When you go to bed at night with no snow on the ground, and you wake up in the morning to find snow, you can safely conclude it snowed. And I must say I'm not surprised eh? Not just because he'd rather not admit that his Harperite oil pimps HAVE been lobbying the Tea (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Is Stephen Harper Collaborating with the Teabaggers?

Uh oh. I knew Stephen Harper's all out offensive to try to force Obama to approve the Keystone pipeline was going to end badly eh?First he made a fool of himself by declaring that he wouldn't take no for an answer. Now Tom Steyer wants to know if he's been collaborating with the Republican teabaggers who are trying to shutdown the U.S. government.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Breaking: Right-Wing Terrorists Shutdown U.S. Government

Well yank my doodle dandy. One more good reason why right-wingers should never be allowed anywhere near a democracy. In Canada they've closed down Parliament, in the United States they've closed down the government. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Obamacare, the Koch Brothers, and the Harper Cons

It's a frightening and truly disturbing sight. The Republicans in the House of Representatives threatening to shut down the American government. Again. With one vote on Friday, the Republican-led House launched the latest spending battle in Congress — one that could bring a government shutdown in less than two weeks. By a 230-189 tally almost strictly on party lines, the House passed a short-term government spending plan that would eliminate all funding for Obamacare.Just to try to kill a bill that would provide millions of Americans with health care they otherwise couldn't afford.Read more »

Left Over: Obama: Let’s Play Politics Anywhere Except at Home…

Obama puts Egypt on notice after clashes kill 525 U.S. president urges Egypt to end state of emergency day after clashes with police-Morsi supporters The Associated Press Posted: Aug 15, 2013 3:28 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 15, 2013 11:17 AM ET

If Obama and the rest of the West would just stay out of it, quit supporting the status quo, and let the Egyptians work it out for themselves, the world would be a better place.. What will Obama do, send in some drones to arbitrarily kill a few hundred civilians and then act as if US security (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Teabaggers

OK. Let me get this straight. The Republicans are still in shock.The crazed teabaggers are threatening to rip the GOP apart. Wednesday, the political direct-mail pioneer Richard Viguerie gathered a group of disenchanted conservatives for a news confer… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Teabaggers

Left Over: Why I AM Freaking Out at the Possibility of Romney…

Why I’m not freaking out about the idea of a Mitt Romney presidency

I’m not complacent: bad things would happen. But I also have faith that, despite partisan politics, America arcs toward progress -

a blog from Ana-Marie Cox posted in the Guardian online Nov. 5, 2012

Well, glad your denial carries you forward…but it’s laughable.. Certainly, the little progress the US has made in equitable rules for all citizens is as fragile as a Teabagger’s conscience..and just as prone to disappearing, as convenient.. Is Romney, by himself, all that scary? Probably not, but with an amenable Senate (which

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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Teabagger

Golly. Don't look now eh? But I hear that Stephen Harper has fallen hard for the new Republican heartthrob Paul Ryan.

You have to believe that the duo of Stephen Harper and Jim Flaherty are salivating at the chance to work with a Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan White House.

Ryan is a supporter of the Keystone XL pipeline and has praised the Tories' decision to cut Canada's corporate tax rate to 15 per cent, pointing to the U.S. rate of 35 per cent as increasingly noncompetitive…And yes, like Harper and Flaherty, Ryan has 'Tea Party' tendencies.

And I have

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She must have been lonely

…and wanted a visit from some of those hunky Secret Service dudes: Hours after Pennsylvania State Police arrested a 21-year-old Idaho man for allegedly firing a semi-automatic rifle at the White House, the top student official for the College Republicans at the University of Texas tweeted that the idea of assassinating President Obama was “tempting.” [...]

Poe: Next Generation?

We knew it all along: US House Speaker John Boehner isn’t orange, he’s PINK, as in PINKO! And he better watch his pink ass, because somebody wants his job (besides Eric Cantor)… a tea party challenger, and this guy’s a doozy: So how many teabagger stereotypes did that guy exhibit? Let’s tally it up. Raging [...] . . . → Read More: Poe: Next Generation?

Montreal Simon: If You Missed the Republican Debate…

Don’t worry. You can watch it all here in 45 seconds… Except for the even uglier part I told you about last night. The irony? By the standards of today’s Teabagger Party, Ronald Reagan was a tax and spend communist.When he was governor… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: If You Missed the Republican Debate…

Will Teabaggers swallow Schweddy Balls?

Remember that SNL skit with Alec Baldwin featuring the NPR ladies and a delightful confection cooked up by Baldwin’s character named ‘Schweddy Balls’? Ben & Jerry’s has introduced a new ice cream in honour of that skit. It looks delicious!Should be… . . . → Read More: Will Teabaggers swallow Schweddy Balls?

Montreal Simon: It’s Time to Thank the Teabaggers

Because, ignorance, bigotry, and batshit craziness should not go unrecognized…Now the only question is when will the decent people of America take to the streets and deliver us from those maniacs… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: It’s Time to Thank the Teabaggers

I’m downgrading the teabaggers to peebaggers

…because they piss their own bed and gleefully wallow around in it. So who’s to blame for the US government’s credit rating being downgraded by S&P for the first time in history? Who else? Yes, the Teapublicans: the same bozos who were ready to go all Thelma and Louise with the economy bound and gagged [...] . . . → Read More: I’m downgrading the teabaggers to peebaggers

Montreal Simon: Obama and the Teabagger Taliban

It’s a scary and surrealistic spectacle. The most powerful nation on earth being held hostage by a group of fanatical teabaggers, who are dragging the President, the country, and the global economy towards the abyss. And acting like the Taliban.”We now… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Obama and the Teabagger Taliban

bastard.logic: War is Over (OK, Not *Over*, But…)

by matttbastard Was going to pick up on what BooMan, Jed Lewison & Jeff Fecke had to say re: Jane Hamsher’s unholy alliance with Grover fucking Norquist and the more-progressive-than-thou campaign to unseat that notorious corporate shill, Bernie Sanders (and … Continue reading . . . → Read More: bastard.logic: War is Over (OK, Not *Over*, But…)