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Stephen Harper Takes On The Russians: The PMO Movie

Montreal Simon - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 03:24


Well I'm sure you remember the day Stephen Harper borrowed a Canadian frigate, the HMCS Fredericton, and went for a spin on the Baltic Sea.

And how the appearance of two Russian frigates on the horizon was hyped by his propaganda machine into sounding like he had faced down Vladimir Putin himself.

With the help of Jason Kenney...



Well now the PMO movie is out, and it turns out to be considerably less dramatic.
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Stephen Harper, Don Meredith, and the Deathly Bigotry of the Cons

Montreal Simon - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 22:58


It's been two days since senator Don Meredith resigned from the Con caucus after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl. 

And since then the Cons have been desperately trying to distance themselves from yet another of Stephen Harper's stellar appointments.

But they cannot or will not explain why Harper would appoint a man to the Senate who was once rejected as a candidate by Ontario's Progressive Conservatives. 

“We talked to him, we met with him, and we rejected him,” said a provincial Conservative insider, who spoke on condition of anonymity so as not to be seen questioning Harper’s judgment.

And with good reason. For it was all about pleasuring his rabid religious base, and all about bigotry. 
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