May 28, 2016

#cpc16: Monte Solberg on “green conservatives” — and his “sleeper” pick for CPC leader

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

I caught up with former MP Monte Solberg at the Conservative Party convention in Vancouver. We talked about the city's surprisingly resource-based economy, and that Trudeau's Liberals want to de-industralize Canada.

We debate whether or not conservatives can really be "green," and how many of them actually support carbon taxes and other "social license" ideas.

Finally, Monte shares a few names that top his list of possible Conservative Party leaders.

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commented 2016-05-29 14:47:13 -0400
" social license " is supported by and instigated by the un backed by the eu headed by Germany and backed by the pope
That’s where the incoodoge pm imam goes for instructions
These institutions and people are bullying the western anglosphere nations, and every body knows this , even our Conservative party
It is designed, in my opinion to bring down the anglo west
commented 2016-05-29 14:30:49 -0400
( carbon " tax " ) will be phased out and replaced with " social license "
commented 2016-05-29 12:24:51 -0400
Steve Hicken 18 hrs ago Great Post. Your view is the same future that I see for Canada: The Americans running a Bankrupt Canada. No more sunny days for the Environmentalists , Liberals and Indians that want to stop progress.
commented 2016-05-29 00:17:58 -0400
I love the dogmatic left who think they have carte blanche to grind the economy to a halt over Green paranoia – they have been in their isolated greenie echo chambers so long they make little contact with the average Canadian – if they did, they would know the public support for their costly eco hysterics is only lip service – the moment joe average gets shorted on his paycheck paying for this delusion, he’ll snap back to reality pretty quick.
commented 2016-05-28 20:29:21 -0400
“The belief that Global Warming is caused by the actions of man has been proven to be false, Conservatives should know better.”

Has it? Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
commented 2016-05-28 20:04:44 -0400
From what I have read of the Conservative policies passed at the convention, they have lost my vote. I won’t vote for them until they become more inclusive to social conservatives. I will either not vote or vote against the Conservatives, just to prove that with these new liberal light policies they will do much worse next election. Although they won’t even need me to vote against them to prove that.
commented 2016-05-28 18:53:30 -0400
If the Conservative Party of Canada makes a hard left into blatant liberalism (which, shockingly, it appears poised to do), social conservative members will have to decide whether it can still be salvaged and put back on course as a real conservative party, or whether it is beyond repair. For Canada’s sake, I hope it can be fixed. I would actually have no hope for that, but for THEREBEL.MEDIA, which could facilitate the needed repairs.
commented 2016-05-28 18:15:34 -0400
I think Monte Solberg would make a good PM. Is he running for CPC leader?
commented 2016-05-28 17:54:49 -0400
If the CPC starts supporting a carbon tax I WHAT MY MONEY BACK!!!!!
I signed up to the CPC a for 5 year membership if they adopt these dumb global warming jerks I what my money back!!!!1
If the CPC wants turn left I WANT MY MONEY BACK
They can stop sending me emails asking for donations we have enough left wing parties
commented 2016-05-28 17:47:45 -0400
DE-industralization would let the Americans take over very fast. Then watch how fast oil gets to the B.C. coast ans lng is developed and recourses mined .And they dont give a damn about Indians
commented 2016-05-28 17:29:19 -0400
BC, Ontario and Alberta all have a carbon tax or will have in the near future. What do people expect after a tax has been created? Elect a conservative government and then just cancel the tax after it has been structured into their budget plans? The conservatives in Ontario have accepted the tax and will work around it by decreasing personal income tax which is much easier administrative wise than dismantling the carbon tax. BC is apparently doing the same thing. Alberta will not offset the carbon tax but instead use this money to buy useless wind turbines and solar panels plus some other stupid shit that will piss people off and actually damage the people and the economy.

It should be no big surprise that the Conservative are moving to the left. Look at the Liberal Party of Canada. They shoved the NDP out of the left and back toward the centre and resulted in disaster. We have been under siege by communist subversion for 5 decades and add all of the leftist funding by Soros and the other billionaire financiers beaking off about this that and the other fucking thing it is no wonder the conservatives are forced to move left.

After the financial collapse and the war shit heads like Soros should be eliminated in the old fashioned way to send a message not to screw around with the business of foreign countries.
commented 2016-05-28 17:16:04 -0400
AL PETERSON, I agree that standing up to the ‘progresives’ (aka cultural Marxists) political correctness rather than succumbing to it would benefit the CPC as it has Trump. Instead, as you say, most of the CPC candidates for leader are Liberals dressed in Conservative clothing. Not only frauds as conservatives, but dangerous for Canada and Canadians as well. Unless there is a change in the CPC direction, but I see it drifting to become the ‘Progressive’ Conservative Party, I would vote for the CHP as well. Otherwise, one would find oneself having to vote for the ‘progressives’ or the wanabe ‘progressives’.
commented 2016-05-28 16:58:32 -0400
Butts saying we need an alternative (that is, socialist) economy lines up with what is said by socialist ideologue Naomi (‘Leap Manifesto’) Klein who sees the hoax of man-made global warming as a means to end up with her utopian socialist state and for the UN it’s one world government. It would be great to have a real conservative leader step forward and say the ‘emperor has no clothes’ or as Ezra says has not lost his or her nerve to stand up to this insanity. Until ithe CPC clearly stands up to this hoax, I would say it has lost its nerve or thinks it can benefit from bowing to the ‘progressives’ political correctness. Even Harper played along with the game. No Ezra you can’t be a conservative and support a carbon tax which in essence means you want what socialist Naomi Klein and Gerald Butts want, an alternative non-capitalist economy. Disappointing answer by Monte! Saying that one can be a conservative and support a carbon tax makes one, knowingly or unknowingly, nothing less than a closet socialist.
commented 2016-05-28 16:46:42 -0400
There’s a reason Monte left Ottawa years before he could have – could have named his ride as a life-long Ottawa bureaucrat – it has to do with integrity and uncompromised political ideals – 2 things absolutely vacant in Ottawa ruling class today.
commented 2016-05-28 16:27:28 -0400
What we need and would go over big would be a conservative who talks like a conservative. Starting with the Muslim invasion. The Cons think it will sink them. I believe it would do the opposite and float their boat to a majority that this country has never seen in history. Look what it did for Donald J (and he isn’t really a conservative). Just once in my life I’d like to see it.
commented 2016-05-28 16:17:02 -0400
Al Peterson commented 18 mins ago

Most of these Conservative candidates for leader seem to be Liberals in Conservative clothing

That’s the way it looks. If I vote at all the next time, it might be for the Christian Heritage party.
commented 2016-05-28 16:12:30 -0400
This proves that the CPC intends to swing to the already crowded left of center in policy. And then there will be a race to be even more to the left.

This is just more proof that the CINOs intend to make the CPC in their image and intend to abandon everything that defines conservatives.

Lemmings running off a cliff.
commented 2016-05-28 16:04:26 -0400
Not only is carbon dioxide not the cause of climate change, which is controlled by varying Solar energy output levels modulating cosmic rays which ionize the atmosphere, producing cloud, but in fact, an area twice the size of the continental United States has been turned green, literally, from desert by the recent higher level of CO2 in the atmosphere. The sun is now entering its coolest phase in several hundred years, and Earth’s global climate will cool with it. Progressive elimination of temperature data stations in cooler locations worldwide over the last several decades has produced false global temperature data that has been misinterpreted as global warming. Google ‘Call it the mystery of the missing thermometers’ and read the article by Richard Foot, in which Joseph D’Aleo, one of the founders of the Weather Network, details how this false progressively warmer global temperate data has misled scientists and governments into believing in non-existent man-made global warming.
commented 2016-05-28 15:51:11 -0400
Most of these Conservative candidates for leader seem to be Liberals in Conservative clothing. Only makes sense they have infiltrated every other facet of society and have been caught red handed in Alberta. Let’s not be as blind as those who voted in Peter Pan.
commented 2016-05-28 15:42:54 -0400
The carbon tax is just an excuse for another revenue stream for the government. What would make the Liberals more happy than for the cons to jump onto that wagon. Doing that will greatly piss off Conservative Canadians.
commented 2016-05-28 15:36:21 -0400
The NIPCC report last November made it quite clear that carbon is not a pollutant and that the effect of CO2 on climate has been greatly exaggerated. There is no reason for carbon taxes and green energy schemes are a waste of resources. I will not support any candidate who promotes such folly.
commented 2016-05-28 15:24:37 -0400
It is to be hoped that no Conservative is stupid enough to support Carbon Taxes. The belief that Global Warming is caused by the actions of man has been proven to be false, Conservatives should know better.

Any Tax or money making scheme that uses Global Warming as a lever is a crime under the International Court of Law.

I suspect Liberals and NDP will ignore this but they may be in for a shock.

I hope so
commented 2016-05-28 15:24:35 -0400
Andrew Scheer, I like him. He really gives it to Justin. He also takes the new speaker to task for slapping the wrists of those Liberals behaving badly in the house. Scheer is quick on his feet, and much more entertaining to watch than any I’ve seen for awhile. I think he could have a really good shot at it.