Montreal Simon: The Heroic Healers of the Las Vegas Massacre

I am trying to avoid watching TV stories or reading anything more about the Las Vegas massacre.Even though I am still curious about what could have driven someone to commit something so senseless and so murderous.I can't handle any more of that misery and that madness.But I do want to take a minute to recognize some ...

Montreal Simon: The Day Donald Trump Went Over the Deep End

He was already the most dangerous demagogue ever to run for President of the United States. He is a foul bigot, a creepy misogynist, a bloated narcissist with delusions of grandeur. He has exceeded the bounds of human decency over and over again. But now Donald Trump has finally gone too far. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Does Stephen Harper Want to Turn Us Into Bloody Amerika?

I try not to watch too much American TV news, because what's happening in this diseased Harperland is crazy enough.And because every time I do watch it these days, it seems another black man is being killed by a white police officer for no sane reason.And when I see someone handcuff a human being after ...

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 ...

Montreal Simon: The Incredibly Incompetent Comic Adventures of Peter Dumbo MacKay

OK. Before I write another word, I want to make one thing perfectly clear eh? I'm biased.I have ALWAYS had a very poor opinion of Peter Dumbo MacKay.From the moment he was suckered into selling out the Progressive Conservative Party to the Reform Alliance. And became Stephen Harper's hapless stooge, or useful idiot.To the ghastly moment ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Burning Hypocrisy of the Cons

It must have been a frightening apparition in New York City today. Like a scary blimp in the Macy's parade eh? Stephen Harper as Great Mother Leader, posing as a friend of women and children, while floating on a cloud of toxic hypocrisy. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Gun Lobby Goes After the Harper Cons

Well it seemed like a good idea at the time eh? Kill the long gun registry, screw those dead women, get the RCMP to hide the cost of destroying the records.And pleasure his rabid base.Because he thought they would be easily satisfied… But unfortunately for Great Majority Hunter Leader they weren't.  Read more »

Montreal Simon: Commander Harper and the Guns of June

Well he's been acting a little strangely lately. The stress of watching the flood waters AND the opposition advancing, has clearly driven him over the edge.He's been dressing up in a military uniform and pretending to be Great Commander Leader.But while his pathetic phony photo-ops are hilarious, this is the absolute limit. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Newtown Massacre

Well I see that the camera caught Stephen Harper in an unusually tender moment.Claiming that he had to turn off the TV when the sights and sounds of the Newtown Massacre became too much to bear.  “I think once you’ve been a father, you’re affected by the deaths of children in a much more profound ...

Montreal Simon: Vic Toews and the Bushmaster Man Card

Uh oh. Zombie alert. As if the Newtown Massacre wasn't scary enough, here comes Vic Toews, the Minister of Public Insecurity.Stumbling out of his crypt to claim that the Cons are protecting Canadians from gun violence."We made (it) very clear that there are certain types of firearms that simply should not be in the hands ...

Montreal Simon: Guns, God, Madness, and the Harper Cons

I was glad to see Obama visit the latest community in America to be shattered by gun violence. And I was happy to hear him say this. "We can't tolerate this any more. These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change.  So maybe all the poor little children, and the brave adults ...

Montreal Simon: The Slaughtered Children and the Gun Nutz

I'm sure you know how I feel about guns and gun violence. And how I feel about those who hurt children.So you can imagine how I feel about this horror.A heavily armed man opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school Friday leaving 27 dead — including 20 children — and forcing students to cower in ...

Montreal Simon: The Montreal Massacre and the Shameless Cons

It's hard to believe that it's been 23 years since their lives ended so suddenly and so brutally.Their faces still stare out at us, so young and full of hope.If they had lived some of them might have kids in university today. And some of their daughters might be studying to be engineers, striding confidently ...

Montreal Simon: The Long-Gun Registry Lives !!!!!

At least in Québec. The federal government’s plan to destroy all data from its long-gun registry is unconstitutional, a judge has ruled, giving Ottawa 30 days to hand to Quebec records collected from the province’s gun owners. “Quebec didn’t embark in the project of setting up a registry knowing that it would later be deprived ...