Montreal Simon: The Harper Regime’s Inhuman Legacy Takes Another Blow

It was just another dull government statement of the kind they churn out all the time. But it really made my day.Because what it means is that in another Canadian city, fewer people like those in the picture are going to die from drug overdoses. Today, Health Canada granted the necessary exemptions from the Controlled Drugs and ...

Montreal Simon: The Lamentable Legacy of the Con Clown Rona Ambrose

It's not a very good picture, but I thought I'd keep it anyway, because it's historic. Sort of.A picture of the Con Queen Rona Ambrose announcing that she's retiring from federal politics. Which as you can imagine had the Cons and the pathetic Con media in a tizzy, praising her as the Greatest Prime Minister Canada Never ...

Montreal Simon: The Mosque Massacre and the Dark Legacy of Stephen Harper

As the country mourns the victims of the massacre in that Quebec City mosque, we are also finding out more about the terrorist who shot them.And what might have motivated Alexandre Bissonnette to commit such a brutal and cowardly act. The suspect in the deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque was known in the city’s activist ...

Montreal Simon: The Final Humiliation of the Con Clown Joe Oliver

It isn't the biggest story in the world, compared to the coming of Trump, or for that matter any other story.But like the ghost of Harper past, the old Con Joe Oliver is back in the news. And sadly for him not in a happy way.For after losing his seat in the last election, now he's ...

Montreal Simon: Con Millionaire: The Selling of Stephen Harper

As you may have heard, Stephen Harper is finally gainfully employed again, after getting paid to do nothing for so long. And although he hasn't yet asked Big Oil for a job, he's clearly got plans to become a very rich man. For not only does he have his own consulting business, he has joined ...

Montreal Simon: Will the Con Leadership Race Help Destroy the Harper Party?

Yesterday I ran a Michael Harris column that looked at the Cons apparent death wish.And how they seemed unable to escape the deathly legacy of Stephen Harper.And I also wondered how Rona Ambrose's decision to criticize Kellie Leitch for her demagogic proposal to screen immigrants for "anti-Canadian values,"would affect Ambrose's leadership.And her ability to hold her ...

Montreal Simon: How Canadians Voted Twice To Defeat Stephen Harper

As Canadians debate Stephen Harper's legacy, and the Cons and the Con media try to whitewash it beyond recognition.It's important to remember one of Harper's worst, and definitely most insane decisions.His decision to kill the long-form census.Read more »

Montreal Simon: How Canadians Voted Twice To Defeat Stephen Harper

As Canadians debate Stephen Harper's legacy, and the Cons and the Con media try to whitewash it beyond recognition.It's important to remember one of Harper's worst, and definitely most insane decisions.His decision to kill the long-form census.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Cons and the Fatal Legacy of Stephen Harper

Yesterday I warned that the Cons, with the help of the Con media, were trying to whitewash Stephen Harper's monstrous legacy.As Michelle Rempel has been trying to do… Against all odds.And sure enough here comes another Con fluffer…Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Cons and the Fatal Legacy of Stephen Harper

Yesterday I warned that the Cons, with the help of the Con media, were trying to whitewash Stephen Harper's monstrous legacy.As Michelle Rempel has been trying to do… Against all odds.And sure enough here comes another Con fluffer…Read more »

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel and the Whitewashing of Stephen Harper

Well it seems that Michelle Rempel got what she wanted. Got comedian Mark Critch to surrender.With a deranged Twitter rant, and a volley of vulgar words. Comedian Mark Critch has removed a photo mocking former prime minister Stephen Harper from his Instagram account following a barrage of tweets from a Conservative MP that included obscenities.Which is both ...

Montreal Simon: Michelle Rempel and the Whitewashing of Stephen Harper

Well it seems that Michelle Rempel got what she wanted. Got comedian Mark Critch to surrender.With a deranged Twitter rant, and a volley of vulgar words. Comedian Mark Critch has removed a photo mocking former prime minister Stephen Harper from his Instagram account following a barrage of tweets from a Conservative MP that included obscenities.Which is both ...

Montreal Simon: Michael Harris On The Shabby Legacy of Stephen Harper

Yesterday I wrote a short post about Stephen Harper's legacy. It had to be short because there wasn't much legacy to write about. Only the lingering stench of a nightmare that had to be lived to be believed.And after spending every single day for almost ten years writing about Harper and his filthy un-Canadian regime I'm just about ...

Montreal Simon: Michael Harris On The Shabby Legacy of Stephen Harper

Yesterday I wrote a short post about Stephen Harper's legacy. It had to be short because there wasn't much legacy to write about. Only the lingering stench of a nightmare that had to be lived to be believed.And after spending every single day for almost ten years writing about Harper and his filthy un-Canadian regime I'm just about ...

Montreal Simon: The Harper Legacy and the Canada Revenue Agency

As we all know Stephen Harper used the Canada Revenue Agency for his own foul purposes.To try to intimidate his enemies, and harass environmentalists, and even humble birdwatchers.But although Harper has left the building, it seems the CRA is still haunted by his foul legacy. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Canada Pension Plan and the Cruelty of the Cons

As long as Stephen Harper was in power there was never any hope of enhancing the Canada Pension Plan.Because he always claimed the economy was too fragile to afford it, he didn't like the idea of pensions, and believed that Canadians should save for their own retirement.So I'm glad that now that he is gone, ...

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Un-Googling of Stephen Harper

As you probably know I have been extremely pleased by the systematic way Justin Trudeau and his Liberals have been demolishing Stephen Harper's foul legacy.Scrapping his monuments, deep sixing his fascist crime bills, taking out the garbage, and improving our image in the eyes of the world.And in that regard this is another excellent move.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Trudeau Government and the Case of the Injured Veterans

As you know I think Justin Trudeau and his government are doing an amazing job of destroying Stephen Harper's foul legacy.And have have made this country a better place to live in, as well as restoring our image abroad.But that doesn't mean that I agree with everything they are doing.And I definitely don't agree with ...

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Fatal Legacy of Stephen Harper

As you know, Rona Ambrose is finally trying to put some distance between herself and Stephen Harper.Desperately trying to dispel the notion that she's no longer his faithful puppet, as she was for so many years.And if you remember, at the recent Press Gallery dinner, she even went so far as to declare that "the ...

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 Verdict of History

I'm going to spend some time this weekend filing away or deleting some of the more than a thousand photoshop creations I made of Stephen Harper during his hideous years in power.Because after his pathetic speech the other night, even I am now convinced that he really is gone, and that he won't ever be back.So after so ...

Montreal Simon: The Con Convention and the Foul Legacy of Stephen Harper

It was as ghastly as I had imagined. The tacky tribute video looked as if it had been put together by the same Cons who brought us the Porky Action Plan.But it did bring back horrible memories of the way Stephen Harper loomed over us for so long, trying to brainwash us into submission.While he brutalized this ...

Montreal Simon: Kevin Vickers: Hero or Embarrassment?

As you may or may not know, the Irish Republic is marking the 100th anniversary of the so-called Easter Rising. The brutal battle in the heart of Dublin, which eventually led to the independence of that country.An estimated 485 people lost their lives in almost a week of fighting between the republican rebels and British armed forces in the ...

Montreal Simon: Is Stephen Harper Finally Going to Retire?

Well I suppose we shouldn't be surprised, after the way he reacted to the elbowgate incident in the House of Commons. When he looked like he was about to run for the safety of his well worn closet.But now it seems that Stephen Harper is finally going to retire. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Incredible Shrinking Legacy

Once the swaggering bully must have thought that his monstrous legacy would last forever.And that he would change this country and its values beyond recognition.But only six months after he was defeated, what amazes me more than anything else is how quickly Stephen Harper's legacy is shrinking.Read more »