Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • 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 ...

  • The blue machine roars ahead

    That byelection in Topsail Tuesday to replace the soon-to-be-forgotten Elizabeth Marshall - she the once highly respected personage who plunged ...

  • Dangerous situation rapidly getting worse

    If the consequences of the decidedly unsuccessful efforts to sober up much of the adult population of Davis Inlet and now Natuashish weren't so ...

  • A tale of two pets - and their different treatment

    Only days after seeing those stomach-churning pictures of the emaciated remains of a dog that had starved to death in a house in Dunville, my ...

  • Journalism, kid gloves, and eating our own

    If you paid even cursory attention to radio debate and the exchange of views in blogs and columns over the past couple of weeks as the province ...

  • Money talks

    Two highly publicized events of recent days and weeks - the poignant testimony of relatives of the victims of the Cougar Helicopter crash and the ...

  • Newfoundlanders first - and that's not a bad thing

    Shortly after launching this columnist gig, I related a story that - given next week's 60th anniversary of the contentious, provocative and ...