Tag Archives: NDP

The F-35 boondoggle in context: This “is oppressive, dictatorial regime-building that would do any petro-state proud”

We are definitely not in Kansas anymore, Canuckistan — and Michael Harris says that we just had our “Wizard of Oz moment”: The curtain has been well and truly whipped away from the PM’s self-promoting deceptions and he is revealed … Continue reading

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In Praise of NDP PR Jiu-Jitsu

Paul Wells on how it’s best sometimes to simply shut up and let your opponent’s own negative momentum take them down: Harper is certain to keep portraying the NDP as the only bunch of witless ideologues in sight. In quiet … Continue reading

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Fun With Infographics: Measuring the Mulcair Bump

Via The G&M: ‘Nuff said.

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Gary Don’t. Please, Just Don’t.

by matttbastard I have no clue who I’m going to endorse for the NDP leadership — but I sure as shit know which potential candidate will never, ever receive a vote from yours truly: sellout 3rd way posterchild Gary Doer, who has … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure: Biased. Socialist. Bastard.

by matttbastard Yeah, so, once again I’m officially a member of the New Democratic Party of Canada. (If you’re not part of the solution, etc etc.) In my defence, this blog does not in any way represent or align with … Continue reading

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Ezra Levant Is Ethically Outraged Over Jack Layton’s Final Farewell

by matttbastard In the midst of his double-fainting couch freakout over Jack Layton’s outrageously socialist state funeral, flesh & blood cartoon QMI columnist Ezra Levant claims the late NDP leader “clearly did not meet the standard of a state funeral” … Continue reading

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Greatly Exaggerated Rumours, Jack Layton Edition

by matttbastard Michael Valpy addresses the current conventional wisdom that without Jack Layton, the NDP — and Canada’s left — is now doomed, doomed, DOOMED! Ahem. Sorry ’bout that. Now, where were we? Oh! Right. Valpy: When polls from the … Continue reading

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RIP Jack Layton: His Death Is Only The Beginning

by matttbastard In the end, we should have known it was fanciful, even selfish, to expect Jack Layton to make it back to Parliament in the Fall. The man who, weeks ago, stood before a stunned nation to announce he was … Continue reading

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(Long) Guns and Butter, Meet Fox News North

by matttbastard Over at his humble pad, Progressive Bloggers head honcho Scott Tribe warns NDP leader Jack Layton that his party may face electoral consequences if his maddeningly milquetoast stance on Canada’s Long Gun Registry leads to its repeal: Rather then … Continue reading

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I Heart Conservative Ethics (Almost as Much as Conservatives Heart Uppity Women)

by matttbastard A now-infamously short-lived Conservative candidate may be facing a REAL shit-creek legal situation (sans paddle, of course). dBO @ Birth Pangs: Rosamund Luke, purportedly a member of R.E.A.L. women and until a week ago Conservative candidate for the … Continue reading

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