Montreal Simon: Is Stephen Harper Trying to Protect Himself From the Robocall Scandal?

For some reason I've always assumed that the Cons were rushing their foul voter suppression bill through Parliament, so they could try to steal the next election like they tried to steal the last one.For why else would they be in such a hurry? Why else would they even ignore the critical comments of the ...

Montreal Simon: Con MP Admits He Lied About Voter Fraud

As if it wasn't bad enough that the Cons tried to steal the last election.As if it wasn't disgraceful enough that they are trying to ram a voter suppression bill through Parliament.Now a Con MP has admitted that when he claimed he witnessed voter fraud he lied. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Robocalls: Is the Con Story Crumbling?

Ever since the robocall scandal began the Cons have always claimed that if there was a "problem" it was a small one. It was limited to the Guelph area, the work of a rogue operative or operatives, and that people only complained AFTER the election was over.Because you know the Lieberals made them do it eh?But ...

Montreal Simon: The RoboCon Scandal and the Con War Room

Well I suppose it had to happen eh? Sooner or later the investigation into the RoboCon scandal had to lead all the way to the Con War Room. Elections Canada investigators on the trail of the “Pierre Poutine” suspect in the robocalls case have been asking questions about the actions of staff at Conservative party ...

Montreal Simon: RoboCon Scandal: The Cover Up Starts to Unravel

Oh. My. Gravy. I don’t know if the Chief Electoral Officer likes poutine. But it’s good to know that even if he doesn’t, he’s got a heap of complaints to munch on.  “Immediately following the 2011 general election, the Commissioner of Canada Elections deployed resources to investigate complaints of fraudulent or improper calls. Since then ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Con Robots

Well there he was in Question Period, looking and sounding like a robot, refusing to say why his Cons are refusing to cooperate with Elections Canada.  Repeating the same answer over and over again. “Mr. Speaker, I gave clear answers regarding the activities of the Conservative party of Canada,” he professed. “All this information has ...

Montreal Simon: Hercule Poirot and the RoboCop Investigation

Mon Dieu. I see that Jeffrey Simpson wishes that Hercule Poirot was handling The Case of the RoboCon Calls and the Stolen Election.  Where’s Hercule Poirot when we need him? The victims – defeated opposition party candidates – are known. The weapons – computerized telephone calls designed to infuriate voters – have been indentified. But ...

Montreal Simon: Jean Poutine and the RoboCon Mob

You know it takes a certain kind of mentality to pay cash for a disposable cellphone, like criminals do,  and call the phony owner Jean Poutine. A telephone number used to place automated calls directing voters to the wrong polling station in Guelph, Ont., in the last federal election was registered to a “Pierre Poutine” ...

Montreal Simon: The Bright Side of the RoboCon Scandal

As the RoboCon scandal grows bigger and bigger. And our country begins to look more and more like a fascist state run by criminals. Even BEFORE they start reading our e-mails. I thought I’d try to look on the bright side eh? And that is, in no particular order: (1) Great Ugly Leader is not going ...

Montreal Simon: Votergate and the Nature of Stephen Harper

Now we know that it wasn’t just robocalls, and that at least one call centre was involved. An analysis of reports of mysterious harassing phone calls during the May 2011 election points to the existence of a systematic voter suppression campaign targeting Liberal voters in tightly contested ridings. Unlike the pre-recorded “robocalls” now under investigation ...