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Montreal Simon: The New Recession and the Lies Stephen Harper Told Us

Well at least now we know why Stephen Harper was twisting himself into knot, or looking like he was auditioning for the Hunchback of Notre Dame, by refusing to even mention the dreaded 'R' word.So now that it's official, Canada is in a recession. He could continue to deny reality. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Wallin Affair: Stephen Harper Is Already Changing His Story

We still have to wait and see whether the Crown will lay charges against Pamela Wallin now that the RCMP has wrapped up its investigation.But already Stephen Harper is being asked questions about that other Senate scandal.And already, and as usual, he is changing his story. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Recession Nightmare and the Return of Pamela Wallin

The timing couldn't be worse. Just when Stephen Harper thought he had escaped the stench of the Duffy scandal, and could now focus all his efforts on posing as a Great Economist Leader.The economy is turning into a living nightmare.He's having to twist himself into a knot, or a Tim Hortons' kruller, to avoid using the word "recession." Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Is Jason Kenney Posing As a Finance Minister?

I had been wondering where Jason Kenney had been hiding. But suddenly there he was on TV.Having apparently traded in his job as Defence Minister, to pose as a Finance Minister.With a new and flexible definition of the word recession.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The King of Mean and the Bullying of Harperman’s Tony Turner

It has been several days since the Harper regime suspended the federal scientist Tony Turner for writing and singing the song Harperman.And as expected it has triggered a debate over whether public servants can be political activists.And while some Cons claim they can't, and that they must remain loyal to their monstrous master.The Supreme Court settled that question twenty-four years ago. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Does Stephen Harper Agree With the Republican Loon Scott Walker?

Scott Walker is one of the most reactionary Republican candidates, a union basher, an anti-gay bigot, and a fascist if ever there was one.And now he's trying to out trump Donald Trump.For while Trump wants to build a wall along the U.S.- Mexico border,Walker thinks it might be a good idea to build a wall along the Canada-U.S. border. Read more »

Montreal Simon: What I Believe This Election Should Be About But So Far Isn’t

It has to be the strangest election campaign I have ever known. In the condo jungle where I live it's hard to know one is even underway. There are no lawns, so there are no lawn signs.I have received only one pamphlet, from the local Con candidate. Which I quickly turned into a paper plane, and floated out of my window. In the fond hope that it might land on someone's head, and gently remind them that we are in a battle that will determine whether this country lives or dies.Read more »

Montreal Simon: More Evidence the Duffy Scandal Is Destroying Stephen Harper

It was a shocking and deeply disturbing sight. And it could only make Canadians wonder whether Stephen Harper was still mentally fit to be Prime Minister.For there he was today, trying to mock the size of Justin Trudeau's deficit.But only managing to look more crazy and more desperate.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Harperman: The Anti-Harper Song Goes Viral !!!

If Stephen Harper thought he could get away with punishing the scientist Tony Turner for daring to write and and sing the song Harperman, he must be sorry now.For as I said yesterday it is an outrageous assault on freedom of expression.And as I predicted it has only made the song even more popular. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Con Regime Goes After the Man Who Wrote Harperman

About two months ago I played this gentle, joyful song of resistance aimed at the depraved dictator Stephen Harper and his criminal Con regime.It was written and performed by Toby Turner a scientist at Environment Canada. And I thought it was great. I liked the music and the lyrics, especially the chorus.We want you gone (gone, gone) You and your pawn (pawn, pawns)No more con (con, cons)Time to move on (on, on)Get out of town (town, town )Don’t want you round (round, round)Harperman, it’s time for you to go.So you can imagine how I felt when I (Read more…)

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Montreal Simon: The Incredible Cowardice of the Mad King Stephen Harper

He is already the best protected Prime Minister in Canadian history. Wherever he goes he is surrounded by an army of RCMP bodyguards.His motorcade of sinister black vehicles is as big or bigger than Obama's secret service convoys.No ordinary Canadians can get anywhere near him. Only Con supporters who have been vetted by his office.But even that isn't enough to reassure our cowardly mad king.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper’s Latest Fear Campaign Won’t Work

It says something really horrible about Stephen Harper, that whenever he feels threatened he tries to scare Canadians.First he tried to scare them by claiming that the criminals were EVERYWHERE and that only he could save us by sending even more Canadians to jail. Even though the crime rate is at its lowest level in decades. Then he claimed that the terrorists were EVERYWHERE, and that only he could save us from being beheaded in our beds.Now he's showing his teeth again, and trying to scare Canadians with the Great Economic Menace. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Is the Con Clown Joe Oliver Missing In Action?

The economy is teetering on the edge of disaster. The stock market is on a wild roller coaster ride. The loonie or Harper peso has fallen to its lowest level in eleven years. Thousands are losing their jobs.But Joe Oliver, the alleged Con FInance Minister, is nowhere to be seen.He has held no newsers, issued no reassuring statements to worried Canadians. He has been missing in action. And it seems the only Canadians he's willing to talk to are the rich old guys at private men's clubs.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Free This Country from the Scourge of Harperism

These days you might get the impression that this election is all and only about the economy.The economy that Stephen Harper has helped drive into the ground.But today two very different Canadians sum up what it's really all about.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Duffy Trial Adjourns But a New Poll Shows it Has Hurt Stephen Harper

The Duffy trial has adjourned and won't get going again until after the election.So you might think that Stephen Harper would be letting out a giant sigh of relief.But sadly for him, the trial may be over.But as a new poll shows the damage has been done. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Chicken Harper and the Con’s New Campaign Song

Well as you know Chicken Harper has changed his tune or his feathers. Now he isn't going around claiming people should vote for him because only he can save us from the terrorist menace.Or because our economy is so strong, and he's a Great Economist Leader.Now he's claiming we should vote for him because the economy is so weak, only he can save us.And playing cheap politics with the Governor of the Bank of Canada. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Duffy Scandal, the PMO, and the Corruption of Stephen Harper

If you've never had the misfortune of sharing a room, or an elevator, with a member of Stephen Harper's PMO, you need to know some things:They wear the scent or the stench of their cult leader, like a dog happily wears the stench of rotting road kill. They swagger around like bullies drunk with power, but have fear in their eyes.As a young Kory Teneycke does in this old photo, for goodness knows what reason…

And most importantly, they check their blackberries about once every THIRTY seconds.So this claim by the former PMO hack Chris Woodcock couldn't be more outrageous.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Police Expert: Re-Open the Duffy Case and Question Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper did something yesterday that he hasn't done before. He actually mentioned the name of Ray Novak.But even though Novak has now been shown to be at the heart of the Duffy scandal.Harper is still refusing to fire him.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Michael Harris: Have the Mounties Become Harper’s Private Police?

A few days ago I wrote a post where I wondered why the RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson has so far failed to explain the reason his investigators decided not to charge Nigel Wright for his role in the Duffy scandal.Even though he promised to do that more than a year ago.Now Michael Harris goes a step further and wonders whether the Mounties have become Harper's private police force. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Senategate: Most Canadians Believe Stephen Harper is Lying

As we all know Stephen Harper has a lot of other problems to worry about. The economy is tanking, and so are his polls.And as we know he has other fish to fry…

But he should also worry about his drowning credibility.Because when it comes to the Senate scandal most Canadians think he's lying.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Fish Man Harper and the Latest Con Whopper

Gawd. If Stephen Harper wasn't such a monster you'd almost have to feel sorry for him.He just can't do ANYTHING right these days, and his massive propaganda machine just keeps making him look like an absolute IDIOT.Just the other day they ran the wrong picture of a couple to promote adoption in Canada…

And now in an ad to promote BC's salmon fishery they've done it again.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Nightmare Week in Campaign Hell

I can only imagine Stephen Harper's state of mind, after what must have been for him a week in the hell of his own making.For it was the week the Duffy scandal shredded what was left of his credibility. The week his campaign went off the rails.The week that revealed the ugly face of his angry old Con base…

And ended with Great Desperate Leader defiling young Canadians.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Hairy Question: Why Was Margaret Atwood Censored By the National Post?

We've all seen this absurd clip in that ghastly Con attack ad at least a thousand times. For there is no escaping it.And if you're like me you have no doubt wondered what it has to do with Justin Trudeau's qualifications to be Prime Minister.And whether it's just another hideous attempt to undermine Justin's masculinity.But who could imagine that the distinguished writer Margaret Atwood could write a column about that hairy question, and be censored by the National Post?Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Great Con Adoption Scam

It's Stephen Harper's latest desperate plan to try to soften his image, and make himself more popular.By buying more votes with OUR money. But sadly for him there's something terribly wrong with that picture.And it's just more Con fraud.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Duffygate: Benjamin Perrin Demolishes the Harperite Conspiracy

Benjamin Perrin had only been the PMO lawyer for a year before the Duffy scandal erupted so he wasn't part of the Con cult.He never drank the Koolaid.So today when his turn came to testify at the Duffy trial he let the truth fly. And managed to knock down Stephen Harper, Nigel Wright, and Ray Novak. Read more »