Category Archives: Quebec

Sarah Palin Gets Punked by The Masked Avengers

by matttbastard Vive le Quebec! Vive les comedians du Quebec! Vive Nicholas Sarkozy et Jean Charest! (Transcript here, h/t Hilzoy for the YouTube) Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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So Much For The ‘Mass-Market Paperback Conspiracy’ Vote (Although Maybe There’s an Opportunity To Make Inroads With the ‘Master and Servant’ Crowd…)

by matttbastard CBC News: A Conservative candidate running in a Montreal South Shore riding is a past spokeswoman and current member of Opus Dei, a secretive Catholic organization. Nicole Charbonneau Barron, who is running for the Tories in Saint-Bruno-Saint-Hubert, is … Continue reading

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Hey Jean, Accomodate This!

by matttbastard What Impolitical said. (click image for more details on Charest’s loyalty pledge nonsense) Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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More On The NDP And Bill C-6

by matttbastard [cobbled together from various comments/forum posts, edited substantially for coherency] Ok, so we’ve heard from the NDP (sort of). And if the NDP kills the bill, great. But upon reflection (thanks, skdadl) I think my last post was … Continue reading

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Like A Slow Motion Trainwreck…

by matttbastard Steve V., one of my favourite capital-’L’ Liberal bloggers isn’t kidding when he says he’s “gone off the deep end.” Going from Dion to Iggy would be like trying to put out a forest fire with gasoline (or … Continue reading

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A Sincere Round Of Applause

by matttbastard Haven’t had a change to peruse ProgBlogs yet, nor give much thought to what the shut out means for Stephane Dion and the Grits. Nor have I considered the effect the results may have on Harper’s Oct 16th … Continue reading

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by matttbastard Am using today to catch up on some much needed reading, rest and time away from the comp. Expect blogging to be light. A Late Night Logic video round-up is forthcoming sometime this evening (and will be crossposted … Continue reading

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Showing Their True Faces

by matttbastard Jesus – the Tories really do appear to be once again cribbing from the GOP playbook. Of course, IMO this is all pure byelection pandering from the involved parties to xenophobic fears of the Quebecois electorate (Jesus, even … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is…

by matttbastard Stephen Harper, 03.17.07: Conservatives represent the interests of “hard-working people who didn’t have the time to stage protests or the money to hire lobbyists.“ Stephen Harper, 08.26.07: “Dear friends”, blah blah blah, “Conservative values”, blah blah blah, “Conservative … Continue reading

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Slouching Towards the Inevitable

Bolstered by the results of this past Monday’s election in Quebec (in which the PQ fell to third place and the conservative pro-’autonomy’ ADQ went from 5 to 41 seats to become the official opposition), a weakened Bloc Quebecois forced … Continue reading

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