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Montreal Simon: Fraud Alert: The Harper Cons are Caught Cheating Again

Well as I'm sure you know, the Harper regime contains more Con artists than you can count.One moment they're lying like thieves, the next moment they're twisting the truth.One moment Lord Harp is a Great Strong Leader, the next moment he's cowering in a closet.But holy chicken this is embarrassing.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Incredible Downfall of Dean Del Mastro

Uh oh. Beat a drum slowly. Or if you're in the Harper PMO beat a gong furiously.The Deaner is DOWN !!!! A judge has found Peterborough, Ont., MP Dean Del Mastro guilty of spending too much in the 2008 federal election and falsifying a document to cover it up. Del Mastro now faces the prospect of losing his seat in the House of Commons and possibly being sentenced to up to a year in jail and a $2,000 fine.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Buying of the Next Election

It looked like a remake of the 1950s TV show Dialling for Dollars. Or one of those Christian TV programs where the lame are made to walk.But it was only Stephen Harper strutting around a stage in a Jewish school in Julian Fantino's riding.Announcing plans to buy the next election.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, Tom Mulcair, and the Terrorist Menace

Well I'm happy to see that Great Warrior Chicken Leader has apologized for his somewhat less than Churchillian behaviour during the recent one-man assault on Parliament Hill. Prime Minister Stephen Harper told his hushed caucus Wednesday morning he felt remorse for surreptitiously ducking into a closet during last week's assault on Parliament Hill, CBC News has learned.But I see he's STILL insisting on calling it a terrorist attack, to try to make it sound bigger than it was, justify his decision to hide in a closet AND bomb Iraq. Use it as an excuse to ram through cyber-snooping (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Great War Election

Well at least now we know what will be Stephen Harper's main weapon in the next election campaign.Until about a week ago it was going to be all about the economy.But now he will mount his armoured closet.And it will be all about WAR. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Wonderful Day the Ford Nation Died

Well it was closer than I thought it would be, the bestial Fordzilla put up a desperate struggle.But at last he could hold on no longer.And after four long nightmarish years the Ford Nation has finally been defeated. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Harper’s War and the Delusions of Salvation

It was a balmy 17 degrees, and my little corner of Canada looked very much like it always does at this time of the year.But the flags flying at half mast to honour our two murdered soldiers reminded me that this is no ordinary fall.We're at the beginning of Harper's War, we've just suffered our first casualties, Great Strong Leader wants us to believe that we have been attacked by the Caliphate hordes, instead of by two mental patients.And that only he can save us…Read more »

Montreal Simon: Harper’s Canada and the Attack on Parliament Hill

I'm sure you've all seen the pictures of this nightmare day on Parliament Hill, this criminal assault on our democracy. So all I have to say tonight is this:(1) To the crazy fanatics who killed a young soldier today and another one in Quebec the other day: you and your kind will not intimidate us.And we will remember Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent​…

Long after we have forgotten their cowardly killers. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, The Great Fear, and the Great War on Justin

Uh oh. Now we really are at war again. The ominous signs are unmistakable.The CF-18s are on the way to the Middle East. To save us from the ISIS hordes that would behead us in our beds. Or mow us down in a Tim Horton's parking lot.Because you're not safe anywhere eh? And even if you arrest them you can't stop them.The dreaded Threat Level, which I didn't even know existed, is glowing yellow. And in the Seventh Sign of the Apocalypse, Stephen Harper has just fired another missile out of his rear orifice, in the (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, the Terrorist Scare, and the Police State

I warned that Stephen Harper was looking for a way to scare Canadians, so he could try to stampede them into believing that only a Great Strong Leader like himself could save them.So he could use fear to try to save himself, and turn this broken country into a police state.Well today he got his "terrorist incident." A 25-year-old man who injured two soldiers in a hit and run and was later fatally shot by police in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., was known to federal authorities as someone who had been "radicalized," according to the RCMP and (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Monstrous Ebola Scandal

A few days ago I pointed out that Stephen Harper was trying to fan the flames of an Ebola panic.Even though his response to the epidemic has been lethally inadequate. And far from making us safer he has been decimating the ranks of those who would protect us from dangerous diseases.But this is simply obscene. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Journey to the End of the Con Regime

I was watching them make a music video on an old schooner in the harbour yesterday, when I suddenly realized that in exactly one year, if Stephen Harper doesn't break his own law, we'll be voting in a general election.And then, like the cabin boy lashed to the mast on a ship of female pirates, I thought oh boy this could be a long and exhausting journey eh?Because while just a few days ago I was almost sure that Harper was going to go for an early election, maybe even a late fall election. In a last desperate (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Party of One: The Book That Will Help Destroy Stephen Harper

Eight years ago when I started attacking Stephen Harper and his ghastly Con regime, it sometimes felt lonely out there.Almost nobody, and certainly nobody in the MSM, was attacking him like I did. Many of the old poobahs in the blogosphere thought I was over the top. That he was bad but not THAT bad. And that I should grow up.Then a few years ago things started to change. The blogosphere caught fire, Lawrence Martin wrote his book Harperland.And now Michael Harris' new book Party of One should just about seal the record and finish him off. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Deadly Politics of Ebola

The scene couldn't have been more ironic or more appalling. For even as the Ebola epidemic raged out of control, and Oxfam sent out a desperate call for more boots on the ground, in Africa. On Saturday Oxfam took the unusual step of calling for troops to be sent to west Africa, along with funding and medical staff, to prevent the Ebola outbreak becoming the “definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation”. It accused countries that did not commit military personnel of “costing lives".And leaders like Obama urged Americans not to surrender to fear and hysteria.There was Stephen (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: BREAKING: Russian Ship Threatens BC Coast Again

Well it looks as if Stephen Harper has jumped the gun again. For this morning he tweeted this:

Thank you to the @CCG_GCC's Gordon Reid and others for the great work they are doing off the coast of the Haida Gwaii off the coast of BC.— Stephen Harper (@pmharper) October 18, 2014

After it looked like the Canadian Coast Guard had managed to avert disaster by towing a disabled Russian ship away from the B.C. coast.Until the tow lines broke. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper the Big Lie and the Merchant of Venom

It's hard to tell these days whether Stephen Harper is lying because he's desperate, or because he's lost his moral compass.Or on a day like yesterday, because he's simply delusional. He says he doesn't want to sound paranoid, but Prime Minister Stephen Harper is concerned his own federal bureaucracy is trying to bring back the long gun registry "through the back door.""I don't want to feed paranoia, but as prime minister I can tell you I share the frustrations of our caucus members," said Harper, before alluding to "bureaucratic initiatives that we think are effectively trying (Read more…)

Montreal Simon: Big Brother Harper and the Gentle Birdwatchers

First he came for the environmentalists and the activists. Then he came for the scientists.

Then he came for those who fight poverty, and help the poor.

Now he's come for the birdwatchers. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Propaganda War on Canadians

Ever since he came to power Stephen Harper has been trying to brainwash Canadians with the greatest barrage of propaganda this country has ever seen.A barrage of lies and half truths worthy of Big Brother, and almost impossible to avoid.They're on TV, and on the radio, they jump out at you in newspapers and magazines.And now you can't even get away from them when you check out the weather.For all you have to do is scroll down to the bottom of the newly redesigned Environment Canada site to see what I mean. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Will Stephen Harper Go For a Late Fall Election?

It's been the subject of much fevered speculation. Will Stephen Harper call an early election? And if so how early?And no doubt Great Desperate Leader is consulting his crystal ball, and the fevered voices in his head.And in his brief moments of lucidity, probably wondering if he DID go early what would be his excuse?But now some Cons are apparently saying that he already has two good excuses, and he should pull the plug immediately.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Climate Change Charade

With every day that passes, the devastating consequences of climate change become more obvious and more alarming.The galloping horsemen or signs of the impending apocalypse. Flooding, famine, disease and war to name but a few.Only to be joined by the latest one: the fish are swimming towards the poles. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Big Business of War

In the fog of war there are some things about Stephen Harper's plan to use airstrikes to defeat the ISIS crazies that are already abundantly clear.One, they make him look as if he's taking decisive action, even though so far they are proving notoriously ineffective. Two, they are REALLY expensive. In a crazy sort of way.And three, so far the only clear winner is the U.S. military industrial complex, and Harper's really good friends at Lockheed Martin. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Harper’s War and the Song of the Chicken Media

Well it's the Thanksgiving Day weekend in Harperland, and we all have so many reasons to give thanks.Especially Great Leader.He finally got some good job numbers. As short-lived and as dubious as they may be."As a stand-alone report, this is no doubt highly impressive, but given the rising turmoil in the rest of the world, not to mention growing questions over the reliability of the jobs data, these results may not have much lasting impact," BMO economist Doug Porter said in a note to clients.And his war numbers are so good, the MSM is singing (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: The Day Stephen Harper Was Accused of Flirting with Fascism

I always knew he'd lead this country to a very dark place, from the day he came to office.And the very first thing he did was order the removal of the words "women's rights" from thousands of government documents.I knew then that he was an alien beast like we had never seen before. And now of course it's even worse. The country is bleeding from a thousand wounds, and he's crazy desperate, and trying to scare us into submission.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Buying of the Next Election

It was one of the most bizarre photo-ops I have ever seen. Stephen Harper at a sports centre in Whitby, Ontario with children playing in the background as if he wasn't there.Clearly having been told not to look at Harper and his large entourage to make the staged event look spontaneous.Just another day in the gym with Big Daddy to take care of them.But it was the look on his face that sent a chill down my spine…

For it betrayed his ruthless desperation. And that cuddly photo-op was nothing less than the beginning of his campaign to (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: Will Stephen Harper Win the War in Iraq and Canada?

Golly. If you depended exclusively upon some of the poobahs in our useless MSM to know what's happening, you might think that Stephen Harper was not only about to deal the ISIS crazies a crippling blow.With six planes, and when they finally get there.He's already dealt his chief political opponent a mortal blow, and is on his way to win the next election.Because there's Chantale Hébert, already declaring that Justin Trudeau is Harper's War's first casualty. Read more »