Montreal Simon: My Fabulous Canada Day Long Weekend

Well I must say my Canada 150 long weekend was about 150% better than I had hoped it would be.The music and the fireworks were amazing. Some friends from Montreal were staying with me, so I was able to party in both official languages.And for the first time I felt that our other founding nations ...

Montreal Simon: Jason’s Kenney and the Last Show in Ottawa

The ghastly show is finally over. After a shabby twenty year run on Parliament Hill Jason Kenney has packed up his harp, and finally left the building.But not before one last tawdry song.Jason Kenney delivered a rousing and emotional farewell speech in the House of Commons on Thursday after nearly 20 years as a member ...

Montreal Simon: Celebrating Our Harper-Free New Year: The Video.

I was hoping to write a post summing up this momentous year, looking ahead to what might happen in 2016.So I could finally bury the memory of Stephen Harper, to the sight and sound of fireworks.But I was too exhausted, for it was a rollercoaster of a year.He was a real monster…Read more »

Montreal Simon: Why We’re NOT Better Off With Harper: The Video

It's so bizarre, so crazy, it could only happen in a ghastly corrupted state like Harperland,.Or spring from the increasingly desperate and deluded mind of Stephen Harper.For what else can explain that on Tuesday his propaganda machine would release a video bragging about all the jobs Great Economist Leader has created.Only to prepare to deploy ...

Montreal Simon: Could This Be the Last Canada Day in Harperland?

Well I have to admit it couldn't have been a more perfect long weekend. It finally feels like summer in The Great White North. The breeze on the lake is warm and sexy. The island boys have World Cup fever, and so do I. The massive World Pride party ended with the most amazing rainbow I've ever seen.  ...

Montreal Simon: Happy New Year in Harperland

Well it's hard to believe that I survived another year in Harperland. Because 2013 was such a brutal year, I sometimes wondered whether I was still living in Canada eh?But it was also the year the Con regime began to fall apart. The year their monstrous leader was mortally wounded.So even though it's really cold ...

Montreal Simon: The NDP Attack Ad and the Con Zombies

I'm not quite sure what to think about this latest attack ad from the NDP. I suppose I should be grateful that somebody put out a video calling the Cons Lying Liars. I'm sure that somewhere out there, some people who get their news only from YouTube, must be saying "Who knew eh?"And it certainly was ...

Montreal Simon: Rob Ford: The Beast and the Animals

I try to ignore him. I look away from his ghastly image. I close my ears every time he opens his monstrous pie hole.  I try to delude myself into thinking that I can't possibly be living in Stephen Harper's Canada AND Rob Ford's Toronto at the same time.  I tell tourists I'm from Montreal, ...

Montreal Simon: The Apocalypse and the Monarch Tree

So I'm sitting on a bench down by the swan pond this evening, staring at the signs of The Apocalypse. Two little trees that have surrendered to the Canadian winter. Already. And I'm screaming at them, in my mind. How could you do this to me? How could you leave so soon? And wondering is ...

Montreal Simon: How to Destroy the Con Brand

Well now it's official. If we want to demolish the Con Regime. And enjoy a buh bye/ boo hoo/f**k you speech like this one.  All we have to do is demolish Stephen Harper. Because he's the Con brand.Read more »