Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • The smell of mixing politics and journalism

    I'm not particularly anxious on this Saturday to exploit Ryan Cleary as column fodder. Cleary seems like a good enough fella (as far as I could ...

  • Down for the count

    I can't help but wonder how the spirit of my Grandfather Joe Judge, a man who was blessed with an impressive combination of integrity and ...

  • Treasure found by a brook

    There's a chance it's dry as a bone by now, or so covered in alders that it's totally camouflaged and undetectable forever by even the most ...

  • A survivor rewarded

    If I found myself in Ed Roberts' imaginary shoes, I'd be taking a careful, daily perusal of The Telegram's obituary page, just to ensure that a ...

  • 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 ...