Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • The rise of the rubberbooters

    One evening during the 1976 by-election campaign in St. John’s West, an eternity ago, I was getting half-shot (perhaps it was three-parts shot) ...

  • Shame, Premier Dunderdale

    This is an easy one. A slam dunk, a gaping net, a hanging curve ball, arguably one of the bigger bonehead plays in recent Newfoundland political ...

  • Praise only, please

    Whether his game is politics or hockey, Danny Williams obviously demands that journalists covering his endeavours treat their profession with ...

  • Some of that old-time religion

    Based on what I saw of its sombre and pious ad in The Telegram, the Freedom in Christ Conference that took place in St. John’s May 18-19 took ...

  • An opportunity lost and a mistake made

    A scattered time a politician is fortunate enough to come across an issue that not only has the potential to boost ballot box credibility, but ...

  • Letter-perfect

    Using the precedent-setting Access to an Occasional Piece of Information Act, legislation the Tory government has on its books as evidence of its ...

  • Bullies need to be taught a lesson

    My mother makes the best egg salad sandwiches on the planet. And when we were picnicking, back in the '50s and early '60s in our little unique ...

  • Divine intervention

    Dave Vardy and Ron Penney and other satanic traitors to the Newfoundland cause can demand answers of Kathy Dunderdale about Muskrat Falls ...

  • To the party faithful go the spoils

    When Norm Doyle was growing up in, I believe the Harbour Main area, I'm sure he was told by his parents - as were all youngsters, especially ...

  • Here and there

    When I was away for 10 days or so in the U.S. of A, I was smothered in politics as some of the most bizarre Republican nut cakes you can ...