Why the PM should take a helicopter over the West Bank
Someone in the last thread wanted more Snowden, so here’s the latest: Top secret documents retrieved by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden show that Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government allowed the largest American spy agency to conduct widespread surveillance in Canada during the 2010 G8 and G20 summits. The documents are being reported exclusively by CBC [Read more...]
Look what Nigel Wright, Mike Duffy and a $90,000 cheque hath wrought
Canadian soldiers with crappy boots. Image via WikiCommons While Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government are known for appearing in front of “Support Our Troops” signs and inflating Canada’s historical military record...Show More Summary
We made it through another week, friends. Everything's coming up Milhouse! In the news: Stephen Harper jokes that Rob Ford can't have his job, Mayor Ford jokes about being a joke, nobody will be joking about the city budget due to be...Show More Summary
On the same day they circulate an unprecedented personal attack on my friend, Brandon-Souris Liberal candidate Rolf Dinsdale, that is written by Stephen Harper himself… …Stephen Harper himself is identified in a sworn RCMP court document as being “good to go” on what the Mounties say is clearly a crime. Link here. Read it yourself. [...]
I've always liked how Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has carried himself as a professional baseball player - even though he has been overshadowed by the likes of Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg in recent years. Zimmerman has...Show More Summary
The 23 rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) opened in Sri Lanka on November 15. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has decided to boycott, citing governance shortcomings in the host country. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made a late decision to stay away also. Show More Summary
Leaders say dumb things. But do their Taliban-esque followers always have to cheer every idiocy? Apparently. Conservative leader Stephen Harper insisted in June that his former chief of staff “acted alone” in giving $90,000 to Sen. Mike Duffy for improper expenses. What happened was “not communicated to me or to members of my office.” Then, [...]
With another round of international climate negotiations opening this week in Warsaw, Poland, and a new poll finding Canadians wanting leadership on the issue, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative government have an opportunity...Show More Summary
Stephen Harper circa 2013 is reminded of Stephen Harper circa 2005
The bad senators are gone, the questions remain
The average Canadian can be forgiven for not being able to follow all of the bouncing balls being bunted about in the PMO playHouse as Stephen Harper fancies himself the prime mimicker of everything decent and upstanding while failing to keep his senate scandal stories straight from one day to the next. Show More Summary
Last week, it was Stephen Harper going after his much-respected former Chief of Staff. Yesterday, it was Rob Ford going after the cops. Are these Conservative fishing buddies crazy? Well, yes they are, actually. As I (hopefully) explained in yesterday’s Sun – now finally online, here – Harper risks open revolt in the Tory ranks [...]
…he should think again. My little BBQ vid, from the 2011 Ontario campaign. An oldie but a goodie.
I’m doing Sunday’s column about what Stephen Harper did to Nigel Wright in the House this afternoon. I’ve seen some appalling stuff in Ottawa, over the years, but that ranked up there. Disgusting and dishonest.
Thomas Mulcair stands 26 times and Paul Calandra tells stories about his dad
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has tabled the technical summary of the Canada-European trade agreement:...
Could Stephen Harper be taken down by the growing Senate scandal? Sure he could. Of course he could. His poll numbers are dropping, his caucus is rebelling, and his trade-and-economy message is a fading memory. In recent days, he has looked simultaneously enraged and astonished that his authority is slipping away from him. The fabled [...]
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