Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Growing Republican Revolt

Well there was Donald Trump in Arizona yesterday, whipping up the racist rabble who want him to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.While his supporters kicked and punched a protester.Another Donald Trump event erupted in violence in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday night: a rally attendee was arrested after he punched and repeatedly kicked a ...

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Wonderful Destruction of the Republican Party

I hope you're enjoying the spectacle of Donald Trump destroying the Republican Party,  because I sure am.It's better than the pictures from Pluto eh?Every day it just gets more spectacular.Every day that Con clown circus just spins more out of control. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Pope Francis and the Wolves in the Vatican

As you may know Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change has been leaked to the media before its scheduled release on Thursday. Pope Francis will this week call for changes in lifestyles and energy consumption to avert the “unprecedented destruction of the ecosystem” before the end of this century, according to a leaked draft of a papal ...

Montreal Simon: Nightmare in Amerika, and the Lesson for Canada

At first sight it couldn't be a more depressing sight, or more of a nightmare.Team Mitch McConnell and his ghastly Republican tea baggers, seizing control of Congress, and promising to bring change to America.Which has some progressives in that country wondering whether it's the end of irony.Or the beginning of fascism. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Con Regime’s Republican Assault on Canadian Children

It was one of the first things Stephen Harper did when he came to power. Declare war  children.By destroying plans for a national childcare program. Parents have been paying for that decision ever since, with a lack of daycare spaces, and exorbitant fees. And children have been paying for it with their lives.But still the Harperite ...

Montreal Simon: The Unfair Elections Act and the Republican Connection

He has always been more of an American style politician than a Canadian one.The closest thing to Richard Nixon and his dirty trick Republicans this country has ever seen.He brought their disgusting attack ads to Canada.And his foul Unfair Elections Act is right out of the Republican playbook.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why Pierre Poilievre’s Election Bill Could Help Kill the Cons

He's the most Republican looking MP I've ever seen.A ghastly little fanatic who could just have easily have been suckled by Karl Rove as he was suckled by Stephen Harper.And of course his foul voter suppression bill is straight out of the Republican play book, or the anus of Amerika.But what Pierre Poilievre doesn't seem to ...

Montreal Simon: Did Obama Lose the Election Last Night?

I couldn't believe what I was seeing. Obama and Mitt Romney had a debate but only Romney showed up. Mitt Romney pressed the reset button last night on his campaign. He presented himself as a compassionate centrist, deeply concerned about the fate of the unemployed and low-income households struggling to climb the economic ladder in ...

Montreal Simon: Mitt Romney and Wrath of Lord Mo Mo

Golly. I've spent the last two days sacrificing one shrimp after the other on the barbie. To the eternal glory of the angry weather god Lord Mo Mo. Hoping that the Big Mo might nudge Hurricane Isaac, in the general direction of Mitt Romney and the Republican convention. And so far, so good.Read more »