Montreal Simon: What Does Lockheed-Martin Not Understand?

I must admit that Steve Over, Lockheed-Martin's chief flying vacuum cleaner salesman for the F-35 jet, is really starting to annoy me.First he threatens to blackmail us if we don't buy his overpriced overhyped clunker or junker.Then he lied, and said he wasn't threatening us.And now he has the nerve to lecture our Canadian government.Read ...

Montreal Simon: The F-35 Fiasco and the Shape of Aerial Warfare to Come

I'm glad to see the Trudeau government has told Lockheed Martin to take its threat to blackmail us, and shove it. And that if it doesn't provide the jobs it promised, the company that wins the contract for new fighter jets, will provide them instead.But what I find so ridiculous about this whole F-35 fiasco, is ...

Montreal Simon: Harper’s Legacy: Now Lockheed Martin is Threatening to Blackmail Us

For what sometimes seems like forever, the F-35 fighter jet has been hovering over Canada like some kind of giant bat.And even though it has been a comedy of errors, more hot air has been expended talking about it than is blown out of its rear orifice.And now this pathetic saga has taken another turn ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the F-35 Debacle

Oh no. Tora, Tora, Tora !!!!!!I mean… Mayday, Mayday, Mayday !!!!!It looks as if Stephen Harper's plans for Total World Domination, have come crashing down to earth.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Peter MacKay and the F-35 Songs

Golly. I’m soooo jealous. Why can’t I be as popular as Peter Mackay? Everywhere you go these days you find people singing songs about him. First there was this brilliant piece by our very own Jim Bobby. Now let’s have a big hand for the Canadian Beaver Band… Damn. I wish could sing like Jim ...

Montreal Simon: The Cons and the Man Who Would Drown his Dog

Uh oh. I see Stephen Harper ran into a little moral turbulence today, courtesy of the Auditor General. But he just shrugged it off, claiming he never said we would buy the fancy jets that don’t work, and we don’t need.  After spending years telling us they were essential. Not purchasing the F-35 presented a ...