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Montreal Simon: Breaking: The Duffy Trial Just Got Bigger and Better !!!

We always knew it was going to be a big trial. We knew that Mike Duffy would make sure it was.Especially now that he has had time to think about how Stephen Harper treated him, and he's REALLY pumped or pissed.And of course, as I pointed out yesterday, the perp walk of PMO witnesses will be bigger than the Macy's Parade…

But believe it or not, as big as it already is, the trial just got even BIGGER. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper the Not So Great Economist Leader

Well now we know why Stephen Harper would rather talk about terrorism than the economy.Why he would rather scare people into voting him, than promise them better jobs.Because if he did talk about the economy people would be REALLY scared.Or really ANGRY. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Anti-Harper Ads the MSM Doesn’t Want You to Watch

It's ironic that at a time when Stephen Harper is trying to ram his dangerous anti-terrorist bill through parliament.Muzzle some of his most distinguished critics. A parliamentary committee will hear from strong supporters and vocal critics of the government’s anti-terrorism bill, but not from four former prime ministers who have decried the lack of increased oversight in the legislation.And has terrorized Canadians more than any other leader in Canadian history.It's ironic and outrageous, that our big TV networks won't run an ad like this one…Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Con Law of the Jungle

At a time when half of his PMO has been subpoenaed to testify at the Mike Duffy trial, and he might have to go to court to argue why he should not join them.At a time when his former parliamentary secretary Dean del Mastro is waiting to be sentenced for electoral fraud.At a time when he is trying to beat the drums of fascism as hard as he can.It follows that Stephen Harper would try to prove that he's tough on criminals. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper Will Not Escape the Duffy Trial

Well I can only imagine how grim the mood must be in Stephen Harper's monstrous PMO. After so many of Great Leader's most fanatical followers were subpoenaed to take the stand at the Mike Duffy trial.And no doubt their depraved master is trying to console them. Which can't be easy.Not when he's shaking in his boots, or in his closet…

Even though, unlike so many of his little monsters, it looks like he himself won't have to testify. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Senategate 2: The Duffy Scandal is Back in the News

It seems like such a long time since Senategate was Canada's hottest and most scandalous show.And I've missed the cast of shady characters so badly. The faithful fanatic Nigel Wright, the old scoundrel Mike Duffy, the shadowy lawyer Benjamin Perrin, and all the other members of the Senategate gang.But now they're back !!!Along with all kinds of new and used talent from Stephen Harper's PMO. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Fake War on Sexual Offenders

From the moment Stephen Harper and his Con zombies came to power they have been loudly proclaiming, or moaning and wailing, that only they can protect Canadian children.And that anybody who doesn't agree with them must be a sexual predator.But like so many other things the Con regime does, it is all posturing.They really are zombies.And their dangerous incompetence knows no limits.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper’s Bigotry Will Come Back to Haunt Him

As you know I am having a hard time accepting that Stephen Harper would actually use fear and bigotry to try to win himself another bloody majority.Because even though he is a grubby creature, it's the lowest thing I have ever seen. And I fear what might happen to this country should he get away with it. So it's really good to see some in the MSM finally starting to criticize his dirty game.And like Tim Harper, start saying enough is enough. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Michael Harris’ Guide to Street-Proofing Our Votes

As you may have heard, Ottawa has been swirling with rumours that Stephen Harper could be getting ready to call a very early election. So he can strike before the flames of fear and bigotry he has been fanning die down. And before the Duffy Trial.And although those rumours seem to have subsided, his performance during his year end interview with Peter Mansbridge was less than reassuring in that regard…

And now that he's even crazier than he was back then, he is capable of ANYTHING.So just to be safe, or as safe as you can be in his (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: Why Benjamin Netanyahu Could End Up Hurting Stephen Harper

Oh. My. Gorilla. I see Benjamin Netanyahu has begun his controversial visit to the United States.Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the US to argue against a possible nuclear deal with Iran. Mr Netanyahu says the deal would be inadequate to prevent Tehran from acquiring a nuclear bomb. He is due to give a speech in Congress on Tuesday which was not agreed in advance with the Obama administration, angering the White House.And although he has spent the last few days trying to portray it as a "sacred mission."

And claiming to speak for the "entire (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: The Harper Regime and the Continuing War on Canadian Veterans

The day Stephen Harper finally fired Julian Fantino, and made Erin O'Toole the new Minister of Veterans Affairs, I predicted that nothing would change.Because the way the Cons have treated our veterans wasn't just a failure to communicate. It was a failure of human decency, and a betrayal of our Canadian values.And sure enough, I was right. O'Toole turned out to be just another tool of his depraved leader.And the more things change, the more they stay the same. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Bill C-51 Will End Up Hurting Stephen Harper

They say Stephen Harper is fit to be tied, or restrained.He can't stand the idea that his monstrously flawed anti-terrorism bill C-51 is going to take weeks, rather than a few days to study in committee.And what must be driving him absolutely crazy is the thought that with every passing day more Canadians are coming forward to call his bill bad and dangerous. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Veiled Appeal to Racism

Stephen Harper would like us all to know, that when it comes to the headgear of some Muslim women, some are more equal or permissible than others.Prime Minister Stephen Harper doesn't agree with a Quebec Court judge's controversial decision to refuse to hear a woman's case because she was wearing a hijab, a spokesman says. "If someone is not covering their face, we believe they should be allowed to testify," Harper spokesman Stephen Lecce said in a one-line statement.Even if he doesn't say it himself. And it's just a one-line statement.Because of course, as I pointed out yesterday (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Bill C-51: Is Stephen Harper Feeling the Heat?

You could tell by just looking at him that Stephen Harper hated the very idea. He was angry he was vicious. He went after the opposition like a rabid hyena for daring to criticize his flawed and dangerous anti-terrorism bill.He accused the NDP of "attacking the police and the security services."But in the end he folded like cheap suit, and was forced to surrender some ground. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Terrorist Hysteria

I have absolutely no doubt that when historians look back at this dark period in Canadian history, some will compare the reigning terrorist hysteria to the equally insane hysteria of the Salem witch trials.A collective act of temporary madness fomented and encouraged by evil men like Stephen Harper and Jason Kenney, for their own sinister purposes.For it is madness, and it is hysteria, and it is being aided and abetted by the some in the MSM.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Fatal Polar Vortex

He is using his Great War on Terror to try to scare Canadians into voting for him, even as he turns the country into a police state.He is using fear and bigotry as a blunt weapon against his own people. He couldn't sink any lower.But of course that foul campaign isn't just intended to appeal to the most bestial instincts of Canadians.It's also The Great Distraction.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Values That Will Destroy Him

I always knew he was a political thug. I wouldn't have fought him so hard and so long if I didn't think he was the worst Prime Minister this country has ever known.But now of course he is even worse.For as Jeffrey Simpson points out, now he is exploiting personal tragedy and making terror his monstrous mantra.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Muzzling of the Bill C-51 Debate

He didn't bother to attend the parliamentary debate on his dangerously flawed anti-terrorist bill C-51. He shut down that debate after only a few hours.And now he's making sure that even the experts won't have a chance to explain why the bill is such a threat. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Days of Drums and Dummies

He's rushing his dangerously flawed anti-terrorist bill through the House of Commons, to the machine gun beat of a fascist drum.Bill C-51, the government's proposed anti-terror law, has passed second reading in the House of Commons with a vote of 176-87 and will now be sent to committee.He didn't bother to show up for the debate, he cut it off after a few hours. He says he needs the bill NOW to protect us from the terrorists and the niqabs that are EVERYWHERE.Even though the bill threatens our freedoms more than the terrorists do, and he's just playing (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: The Con Regime and the Latest Terrorist Menace

Well it was Sunday, so I'm pretty sure Stephen Harper must have thought his feverish prayers had been answered.For there was some masked fanatic on YouTube, apparently on the other side of Africa, calling on wannabe Jihadis to attack the West Edmonton Mall. The RCMP says it’s investigating a reported video from the Al-Shabab group that appears to urge Muslims to attack shopping malls in western countries — including the West Edmonton Mall.And sure enough it wasn't long before the hapless Con stooge Steve Blaney was out beating his tiny drum:Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Big Chill

It's brutally cold out there, again. With the wind chill it could feel like minus 40 tonight. The Great Lakes are almost completely frozen.I'm worried about the homeless and these young trumpeter swans in the harbour…

Who like all the other lake birds now have almost no open water in which to find food.And as if that Big Chill isn't bad enough;Then there's the chill you get when you check out Environment Canada's weather page, and come face to face with the icy horror of Harperland.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Foul Flames of Bigotry

In his more than nine years in power Stephen Harper has done many foul and disgusting things. But he has never stooped lower than he has now.And he has never been more dangerous.So I'm glad to see that some in the MSM are finally waking up to what he is trying to do.And criticizing the way he is so blatantly and so shamelessly fanning the flames of ignorance and bigotry.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney’s Sorry and Surrealistic Terrorist Game

Well let nobody say I didn't warn them. I predicted Jason Kenney would be the worst possible Defence Minister for these troubled times.I knew that sexually repressed religious fanatic would be inflamed by a religious war, and the sight of so many men in uniform.And would soon lose control of himself, start shooting his mouth off, and trying to turn our mini-war in Iraq into an all-out crusade.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Big Freeze

His icy contempt for Parliament couldn't be more obvious.Despite hailing new anti-terror legislation as fundamental to the fight against “the most dangerous enemies our world has ever faced,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper did not attend either of two days of debate on the bill in the House of Commons this week.Or maybe he's just confident he's done enough for now to scare Canadians into supporting his fascist bill. Because he knows Tom Mulcair can't stop him…

Patrick Corrigan/Toronto StarNo matter how bravely he tries.But what must be driving Stephen Harper crazy or crazier, is that his (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Strangelove Cons

It was just a coincidence that the Turner Classic Movie channel should be running Dr Strangelove yesterday.On the same day that Jason Kenney made his first major speech as the Con regime's new Defence Minister.But in a way it seemed strangely appropriate, because I did have trouble distinguishing between the two movies. Or deciding which one was more hilarious or more deeply disturbing. Read more »