September 01, 2015

Dear Media Party: Stephen Harper is still "Prime Minister" -- even after the election

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

The Media Party is so eager for Stephen Harper to leave office that they've made a point of calling him "Conservative leader" and not "Prime Minister" now that he's on the campaign trail.

The problem with that is that legally,Harper is still PM, despite what Ottawa Citizen reporter Jason Fekete and his colleagues keep insisting.

It's just more shameless petty partisanship from the Media Party.



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commented 2015-09-01 18:13:11 -0400
Peter,

OK – try to follow me here. When The Rebel first launched – there were some people who had their comments edited and there were a couple of people who were banned. That has now stopped, despite people here thinking that I should be banned or that Terry should be banned.

As Joan has also indicated, Ezra has realized that heated debated adds to the revenue for The Rebel since drama usually equals traffic. Hence it has nothing to do with free speech – it’s that Ezra realizes that people like me are his bread and butter.

Do you understand now? You don’t have to like me or think that I add anything of worth here – but from a traffic perspective, do you see why Ezra wants to keep someone like me here?
commented 2015-09-01 17:55:15 -0400
Jimmy said, " I am sorry if you are offended that I just don’t concentrate on what you have to say. I am not just sitting here waiting for you, but apparently you are sitting there waiting for me."

Jimmy get over yourself. You have no shortage of self-important arrogance, that is for sure.

Jimmy claims, "Again, why did The Rebel ban people initially – but don’t now? Even Joan is able to recognize this – but somehow this goes over your head. "

Just what are you blathering on about?
commented 2015-09-01 17:31:18 -0400
Charleton,

Lurkers come here to read the heated debates that go on. The threads that have the most traffic on The Rebel are those that get the most heated. Do the math.
commented 2015-09-01 17:29:34 -0400
hope your right ezra. having trudeau or mulcair as leader is nightmarish. too bad canadians can,t look to greece in electing leaders. bankruptcy is what we really need as well. commie puke media are driving us there as well of course, too bad they can not just report the news instead of outright lying about it.
commented 2015-09-01 17:29:32 -0400
Peter,

Pretty much along with a few others. Nothing is more boring than a forum or website where everyone agrees with each other. The most popular websites and forums are those where people are in heated debate.

Again, why did The Rebel ban people initially – but don’t now? Even Joan is able to recognize this – but somehow this goes over your head.
commented 2015-09-01 17:27:05 -0400
Peter,

First of all – I never saw that quote. Secondly, I am not required to respond to every single thing you post. There are many ongoing discussions going on here. I am sorry if you are offended that I just don’t concentrate on what you have to say. I am not just sitting here waiting for you, but apparently you are sitting there waiting for me. There is more to life than The Rebel – go out and embrace it.
commented 2015-09-01 17:25:00 -0400
Jimmy Da Moron are you kidding. No-one comes here because of you, Brinkman or Rudden.
commented 2015-09-01 17:23:19 -0400
Oh, yes, Jimmy, you are the engine that finances theRebel! Yawn! Of, course you are.
commented 2015-09-01 17:22:54 -0400
heated debate WILL increase traffic and revenue here.

Ezra should be thanking me.
commented 2015-09-01 17:21:38 -0400
I asked Jimmy one hour ago,
“Jimmy, I would need a quote from Harper’s own mouth where he claims credit for the high oil prices before I would believe that Harper himself claimed credit. Sorry, Jimmy, you are just not credible. Provide a link. "

And suddenly Jimmy is no where to be found.
commented 2015-09-01 17:20:10 -0400
LLFRU,

Who are you trying to kid? The very reason why I am allowed here and my posts are not deleted have nothing to do with free speech.

People were banned from The Rebel initially, but then something hit Ezra – he realized that heated debate with increase traffic and revenue here. And hopefully he won’t have to rely on dating/sex sites for advertising much longer. Ezra knows that if The Rebel is just a bubble for conservatives, this place will fail big time.
commented 2015-09-01 17:17:59 -0400
I heard these same comments a few weeks back when CTV was implying he is no longer the Prime Minister. So I wonder in the event of a nation emergency who do they think calls the shots?
commented 2015-09-01 17:00:45 -0400
Canada had a very strong June and expect July and August will be too.
commented 2015-09-01 16:47:54 -0400
GUY FRASER asked me if I was promoting NDP MP Linda Duncan here on Rebel Media"

No GUY you misunderstood me
I’m asking Albertanns of Edmonton/ Strathcona to vote for anyone but NDP MP Linda Duncan

900 Reasons NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT
to Re-Elect NDP MP Linda Duncan = Canada Day Essay posted on my website http://www.ciactivist.org/Truth.html
commented 2015-09-01 16:44:46 -0400
Basically today it is a 3 way tie. What the economy IS and how people FEEL about it are two different things, and how the average person feels come later this fall is what will matter in how they vote. I don’t think the public has the stomach for a minority government so they might swing in the end to the party they feel can either fix or maintain a bad or stable economy. Frankly with fortunes turning badly across the world, I think we are in for bad times. So it all depends how quickly those bad times materialize. There are so many fundamental reasons to rethink support for the NDP, but the public doesn’t seem concerned.
commented 2015-09-01 16:38:17 -0400
Meanwhile, back to the topic of the article. A great recent example of Mr. Levant’s point is the recent Alberta election. Ms. Notley won the election May 5 but Mr Prentice remained Premier until May 24 as the NDP leisurely took responsibility for governing Alberta. Oh…wait…they are still leisurely waiting to take responsibility to govern the Province, but the point is still there, Mr. Prentice was Premier 19 days even after resigning his seat.
commented 2015-09-01 16:36:51 -0400
EILEEN MCRAE Mr. Brinkman: Did you live through the Trudeau Sr. years when the War Measure Act was invoked?

Yes Eileen I lived through the War Measures Act and survived it thank you very much!
What I do PROTEST are Marxist Leninist, Communists policing C51 rallies and protests, styling FREE SPEECH and FREEDOM OF THE PRESS while NDP MPs like Linda Duncan has free speech on the podiums that Communists Provide for her to speak.

I wish I was kidding but I’m not YOUTUBE: Edmonton Bill C51 Rally – Marxist Leninist Communists Disrupt Freedom of the Press – https://youtu.be/0IBaAy1xm1I
commented 2015-09-01 16:31:31 -0400
Jimmy. So Canada’s in a recession – and yes, the Lefty media is “implying” it’s his fault. So what, so’s the rest of the world. We’re not an Island.

Free Speech huh? The left always has disingenuous “sales pitches” to promote their hidden agenda. In the 30’s, Lefty Socialists preached Liberty and Freedom. But they meant, Freedom from life’s decisions by taking over their lives (though they left the last part out). Similarly, you come on here, our resident Lefty, and preach Free Speech. The opposite of what you really stand for. It was the Left that launched a massive campaign to try to keep SUN News from getting licensed, then, when they got one, were relentless to get them shut down by launching 10’s of thousands of frivolous complaints. It was Lefty activist Judge Bev McLaughlin that decided “truth is not a defense in a court of law”. It’s Lefty-stacked HRC’s tossing ppl in jail for their opinions. Lefty’s talk over Conservatives at every corner on news programs (except The Agenda). It’s Lefty’s (and their feminist pals) that shut down every conservative that tries to speak at a university, it was a lefty/feminist that charged Greg Allen for tweeting something she didn’t like. It’s Lefty’s time and again persecuting Ezra for his posts. it’s Lefty papers that delete comments by conservative readers. Here’s a challenge for you Jimmy. Globe and Fail has me on auto-flag. Write to the Publisher demanding I be taken off, then post it here. You believe in Free Speech don’t you Jimmy?

btw – did you thank Ezra for not deleting your comments yet? For not putting you on auto-flag? I think that should be your last post every day – don’t you???
commented 2015-09-01 16:27:03 -0400
Jimmy Da Moron things are good just not in oik. We are not in a recession. Harper can take credit for that moron.
commented 2015-09-01 16:25:48 -0400
Jimmy, I would need a quote from Harper’s own mouth where he claims credit for the high oil prices before I would believe that Harper himself claimed credit. Sorry, Jimmy, you are just not credible. Provide a link.
commented 2015-09-01 16:18:45 -0400
Jimmy does this apply to the global economic slowdown which is being pimped sa a made in Canada recession?
commented 2015-09-01 16:14:29 -0400
Peter,

When oil prices are high, Harper took credit – that it’s his “leadership”. When the oil price is low, he said that is beyond anybody’s control.

If you are going to take credit for when things are good, you have to take the blame when things are bad – you can’t just pretend like it’s God’s will and point fingers at everyone else – but yourself.
commented 2015-09-01 16:10:40 -0400
Its only the second quarter, its not officially a recession until the third is with out growth. With the lowered dollar there is some expectation of growth from exports next quarter, at the very least.
The left likes to blame Harper for everything, it is ridiculous to hear the things they base their premise on.
I’d love to hear Jimmy or any other lefty answer a question or two, but then they would be exposed.
Its either a stubborn refusal to understand cause and effect, or a lack of synapses due to ?
commented 2015-09-01 16:08:34 -0400
Jimmy Da Moron you are hilarious. Most of us want Harper back. You know the guy who got us through a tough recession better than another country. I know you forgot that. That’s why our Finance minister was scoop up by th UK
commented 2015-09-01 15:56:23 -0400
Jimmy said, "Um, because that’s who Harper is as a human being. "

What? What are you talking about?

We are obviously talking about two different things here. My question was How is Harper responsible for this “recession”?

The oil prices have dropped and China’s economy crashed which has caused this “recession”. So I ask you again, how is Harper responsible for that?
commented 2015-09-01 15:52:52 -0400
Peter,

Um, because that’s who Harper is as a human being. Obviously if Harper was replaced with a new leader – the conservative party would no longer be run under the Harper dictatorship – which even some conservatives have a problem with. Everything the conservative party does is ALL Harper.
commented 2015-09-01 15:44:57 -0400
ou still haven’t answered my question, Jimmy. How is Harper responsible for that? Please, do tell.
commented 2015-09-01 15:31:52 -0400
Peter,

I just said that it has nothing to do with Harper not being conservative enough. So what you would also like has nothing to do with what I am talking about or why there are conservatives that just can’t vote for Harper and want the party to replace him with someone who isn’t so fascist and dictator-like.

Stats Can are the ones that confirmed that Canada is in a recession.
commented 2015-09-01 15:23:04 -0400
@ Jimmy
“They want Harper replaced. And I am not talking about people who think Harper is not conservative enough. "

I also would like to see a more Conservative PM, but I also know that it would be impossible for a more right wing PM to be elected. So I would have to say (assuming your declaration about conservatives to be accurate) that they have not figured out that yet that he is the only “close to conservative” we have and not voting for him (or not voting at all) will just be giving in to the two extremist left parties. They will be worse off than if they just grit their teeth and voted for a “just right of center Conservative”.

Jimmy said, "Apparently you haven’t been told yet that we are in a recession. "

I will wait for the stats can or BoC report on that rather than just relying on an obviously biased left wing media.

Did they CBC and other left wing trash news sites blame Harper for the recession? What lies … ummm… I mean “exceptionally brilliant reasoning” did they vomit … ummmm… I mean “preach from their holy pedestals” about?