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Montreal Simon: A Canadian Veteran Prepares to Go After Peter MacKay

A few weeks ago I told you how veterans are preparing to declare war on the Harper regime, that has treated them so shabbily.And how they are planning to make their presence felt in the next election campaign.A network of veterans across Canada is planning a co-ordinated campaign against the Conservative government during next year’s election.“When the election is called, you’re going to see some large fallout, believe me,” said Sydney veteran Ron Clarke. “As soon as the writ is dropped, we are in action.”Now one of them has announced plans to go after the (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: The Harperland Summer and the Country Where Hope Lives

It's Labour Day. The Snowbirds are roaring over my house for the last time, heading for the CNE air show on the other side of the island. It feels like summer is over.And the roar of the jets only reminds me of what a cataclysmic summer it has been. The summer of Gaza, ISIS, Ukraine, Ferguson and Ebola. A summer of death and destruction, hatred and despair.And of course just another grim summer in the horror of Harperland, where hope goes to die.So I'm really glad I spent much of July in a very different country…

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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper the Chicken Hawk Gets his Feathers Plucked

Well as you know, no world leader has screamed as loudly about the crisis in Ukraine as has Stephen Harper.If words were weapons the Russians would have surrendered by now.But now NATO is demanding that he put his money where his mouth or his snout is.And the chicken hawk has been plucked.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, Vladimir Putin, and the Arctic Follies

I must admit that when I first heard that Vladimir Putin had replied to Stephen Harper's stirring Arctic Challenge.The one that went basically like this: "Hey Putin, the Arctic and the North Pole are MINE, and so is Ukraine. And I'm a Great Strong Leader, so THERE. You Nazi !!!"By calling Harper and his friends Nazis, and threatening to invade the place. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Monstrous Climate of Fear

As the Ukraine crisis continues to escalate, and so does the warlike rhetoric in Europe."It is the fact that Russia is in a war state against Ukraine. That means it is in a state of war against a country which would like to be closely integrated with the EU. Practically Russia is in a state of war against Europe."I'm glad to see that Obama and others in the U.S. are pointing out, that if you want to avoid escalating the situation further, and avoid a potentially catastrophic superpower confrontation.It's vitally important that you measure your words. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Inside Stephen Harper’s Head: The Trudeau Obsession

I have no idea why anyone in the MSM would want to psychoanalyze Stephen Harper. It seems something better left between a psychiatrist and his patient. Or in Harper's case a trembling shrink and his maniac.But Paul Wells, who would be his Boswell and his Dr Welby, apparently could not be restrained.And has made a desperate attempt to try to understand Harper's depraved obsession with Justin Trudeau Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Deep Not So Blue Ontario Sea

It was so beautiful and warm yesterday I wish I could have spent the whole day sunning myself on the beach, or swimming in Lake Ontario.Because when I saw the lifeguard boys racing for home at the end of their shifts, I was reminded that summer will soon be following them.Which was a really depressing thought eh?Until I thought that maybe they were just racing to save Stephen Harper.Because when it comes to the province of Ontario, he's definitely going under. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Incredibly Incompetent Comic Adventures of Peter Dumbo MacKay

OK. Before I write another word, I want to make one thing perfectly clear eh? I'm biased.I have ALWAYS had a very poor opinion of Peter Dumbo MacKay.From the moment he was suckered into selling out the Progressive Conservative Party to the Reform Alliance. And became Stephen Harper's hapless stooge, or useful idiot.To the ghastly moment not long ago when he tried to smear the Chief Justice by accusing her of making an improper phone call she never made…Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Day the Premiers Gave Stephen Harper a Slap in the Face

He thought he could disrespect all those dead and missing aboriginal women. He thought he could treat that holocaust as just random acts of violence.He thought he could use his callous position to appeal to his bigot base.He thought he could get away with it.But today Canada's Premiers gave him a stinging slap in the face. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper Goes After the Media and the Bigot Vote

As you know I am increasingly concerned about Stephen Harper's state of mind. Because it's pretty clear to me that he is showing signs of cracking under the strain of all those bad polls, and is becoming even more aggressive. Or even crazier.For in just a few days he has managed to attack Justin Trudeau like a bat out of hell.Rant and rave about how the elitist conspiracy is out to get him.All but declare war on the Russians. And now he's going after the MEDIA !!!!. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper Great Insane Tour of the North

Well there he was, thundering over the tundra, on the last day of his Great Photo-Op Tour of the North.The Dark Knight Nerd on the warpath. Taking part in a military exercise designed to portray him as a Great Strong Leader.Declaring that the greatest threat to his beloved Arctic are the Russians.An emboldened Russia is a threat to it neighbours in the Arctic and Canada must be ready to respond to any Russian incursions in the region, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday as he ended his yearly tour of Canada's North.And suggesting that only a strong (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Great Northern Farce

Well there he was today in the Northwest Passage, sailing majestically along and trying to pose as a great explorer, Harper of the True North Strong and Free. The push to find the remains of the Franklin expedition is not simply a matter of historical interest, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Sunday — it’s about the pre-Canadian claim to sovereignty in the Arctic.Sending a strong subtle message to the Russians to back off, while indulging his depraved taste for the macabre.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Harper Cons: Still Killing the CBC and Still Lying About It.

About two months ago, I told you how Stephen Harper was killing the CBC, Chopping it into pieces, frying it in its own blood, and washing it down with a glass of Chianti.While instructing Con MPs like Joyce Bateman to deny it."We are not making cuts to the CBC… They have stable funding. I guess their crisis is their viewing is going down significantly. Hence, as a consequence, advertising revenue is going down, so that may be what you're referring to but from a government perspective, we are giving them as much taxpayer money as they ever have (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Dismal and Dangerous Black and White World

I spent the weekend trying to forget, at least for a few hours, all the horrible things that are happening in this world. By biking along the waterfront, and shooting things like this bunch of wilting but still beautiful flowers…

But even they reminded me of all those missing and murdered aboriginal women…

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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Great Paranoid Tour of the North

Well it's hard to know what exactly Stephen Harper is doing up north. Whether he's there to make more promises he never keeps. Or hide from the media.Or warn us the Russians are coming.Or just share a quiet crazy moment with his wife Laureen…

But one thing is for sure eh?He's using the trip, and our hard earned tax dollars, to attack the opposition parties. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Real Elitist Menace

As I pointed out yesterday, Stephen Harper has a new weapon in his arsenal to try to destroy Justin Trudeau.He will not only claim that Justin wants to sell pot to kiddies.And that he is a terrorist sympathizer, who is soft on criminals, including those who terrorized his own family.He will also claim that he's a real HE-MAN and that Justin is a LIBERAL ELITIST !!!!Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Deeply Disturbing Descent into Tea Bagger Hell

He is sounding more deranged every day. You can see the desperation in this cold dead eyes.He's flailing away in every direction, trying anything he can think of to try to make himself more popular.One moment he's Great Warrior Leader, a legend in his own mind.The next moment he's a Republican Tea Bagger denouncing the "liberal elites." Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Day Dr Chris Lectured Stephen Harper

He's been slowly killing medicare in his usual creepy stealthy way. Nibble nibble, gnaw, gnaw.Killing it with neglect, and preparing to bleed it dry. So most of it can be privatized, just like the Cons in Britain are doing to that country's National Health Service. The magnificent system that inspired our own.And most dangerously of all he has done absolutely nothing to help prepare our health system for the increasing influx of aging baby boomers.And is setting the stage for an absolute nightmare of unnecessary human suffering.So I'm really glad to see that the new president of (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: The Harper PMO and the Insane War on Justin Trudeau

Well you might think that Stephen Harper and his PMO gang might have better things to worry about than the Liberal leader's visit to Edmonton.Like the disastrous state of the Canadian economy which is only producing part-time jobs.Or how they're going to explain why they failed to prevent this totally preventable catastrophe.Or how they're going to dodge the beginning of the Mike Duffy trial on the same day that Parliament returns.But no, as this memo from the PMO shows, they have only one thing on their minds.The total destruction of Justin Trudeau. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Julian Fantino and the Continuing Con War on Canadian Veterans

I don't think I'll ever forget the sight of Julian Fantino running away from the wife of a wounded veteran who just wanted to speak to him.And how Jenifer Migneault finally threw up her arms in frustration and despair and shouted at the retreating minister:"We are NOTHING to you."It was so powerful, it stunned me like a concussion grenade.And how right she was.For what else is anybody supposed to conclude from this disgusting situation? Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Con Regime and the Horror of Lac Mégantic

The report into the horrifying tragedy in Lac-Mégantic is out, and it couldn't be more devastating for the Con regime.A railway with a “weak safety culture” and a federal regulator that was asleep at the switch combined to bring about the worst accident in modern Canadian history, says a report by the Transportation Safety Board.For not only does the report blame the railway for not operating safely, it also blames the federal government for not doing enough to prevent that fiery holocaust.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Shadowy Con Conspiracy to Destroy Justin Trudeau

I have no idea who broke into Justin Trudeau's home the other night while he was away, in a creepy attempt to terrorize him and his young family.I can't imagine what kind of foul creature, or creatures, would leave a sinister message in a circle of butcher knives.But I am glad Justin is asking the RCMP to evaluate his security. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has asked the RCMP to assess whether he will need a security detail after someone broke into his Ottawa home on Saturday and left a threatening note.Because I honestly believe there are a group of (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: Reefer Madness and the Corruption of Rona Ambrose

Well it could have been just another day in the glamorous life of Rona Ambrose Health Minister. Serving the public, like an Angel of Mercy, and servicing Stephen Harper, like the Angel of Death.Not necessarily in that order. But then she blew it. Again. By trying to make the country's doctors believe that the Con cult's massive tax payer funded anti-marijuana ad campaign wasn't blatantly political.

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Montreal Simon: The Farewell Stephen Harper Song

Well as you know he's tortured us for more than eight years, not just with his ghastly policies.But also with his "singing."That monstrous wailing and screeching designed to make us believe that he's really a nice guy.No matter how much it hurts our ears, or embarrasses us in the eyes of the world.So now that his hideous reign is nearing an end, I thought it might be a good idea to play this farewell song for Steve…Read more »

Montreal Simon: Joe Oliver and the Reckless Incompetence of the Con Regime

Well I'm sure Joe Oliver is feeling pretty good about the way Statistics Canada was able to fix his lousy job numbers.And must be toasting his success with some of that water from the tailing ponds he once tried to convince us was clean enough to drink.While making plans to win the next election by bribing some Canadians with tax cuts.But sadly for poor old Olly, it appears he doesn't know what's he's doing.Read more »