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  • Stick to boats, not lectures

    I don't know what Rob Crosbie looks like - not having travelled "in his social circles" (to steal the infamous phrase used last year by a ...

  • Keeping the auditor general out

    All that angst in Ottawa about the refusal by a committee of parliamentarians to allow Auditor general Sheila Fraser to have a gander at MPs' ...

  • Elbow to the head hello, Quebec

    Whenever a Newfoundland premier has attempted to take on the role of The Man of La Mancha and "fight the unbeatable foe" - our nasty French ...

  • The dishonourable Mr. Wakeham

    Before heading off on my first fishing trip of the spring tomorrow (and avoiding next weekend's Victoria Day invaders of the woods, most of whom ...

  • When premiers get touchy

    If you function blissfully outside the often irritating but occasionally revealing world of blogs, you probably missed a recent piece of ...

  • Plenty to talk about

    So much to write about, such limited space in which to go there. I've never tired of firing fastballs at the heads of prominent oinkers who've ...

  • The aging of Bob

    Age - that definitive marker of time above the turf - has never been a source of much worry on my part. My early, devil-may-care lifestyle ...

  • Biting bits

    Out of the local loop for over a week (as a result of an enjoyable exile to the U.S. to visit again my Newfoundland senior-plus citizens), it ...

  • Being lippy to score political points

    With all the hand wringing and tut-tut-tutting aimed at the "inflammatory" language used by Danny Williams and his chief honcho and potential ...

  • They call that justice?

    The more I've thought about the recent, highly debatable decision to reduce pedophile Barry Oake's jail sentence to house arrest, I've wondered ...