Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • The Cherry Principle

    The next thing you know, Cherry, the blowhard forever adorned in a style reminiscent of Harlem pimps circa 1972, will be telling his national ...

  • Extra! Extra! A news forecast for 2016

    Danny names namesBy Robyn Reporter The Telegram ST. JOHN’S — Danny Williams has decided to name each building in his mammoth Galway development ...

  • Columnists aren’t paid to please everyone

    But the fact is that I’ve read enough of her book reviews in The Telegram over the years to conclude there is a nasty streak to those literary ...

  • Desperate times, desperate measures

    But as discussion swirled this week about the awfully curious and questionable way in which the lame-duck Davis government plans to reduce the ...

  • McCurdy and me

    We sometimes half-joke, at least those of us prone to metaphors of crudeness, that we can identify fellow Newfoundlanders simply by getting a ...

  • Michael’s exit: too little, too late

    Too bad Michael hadn’t adhered to that axiom herself. If she had, the NDP would be a hell of a lot better off than it is at this moment in ...

  • A Telegram scoop: the premier's letter to Santa

    But Tim - who claims to be Newfoundland's representative with Wikileaks - believes it's in the public interest to have the premier's private ...

  • WAKEHAM: These aren’t statistics … they’re people

    Being a cancer survivor myself (for over a decade now), having gone toe-to-toe in a vicious, devastating racket with that hideous disease, an ...

  • Tarred with the same brush

    But there it is, I’m sure: when people engage in conversation about the latest revelation or allegation of sexual impropriety or sexual assault ...

  • Time’s up, Tories

    (Since our reference point here is politicians, never let it be said that those instruments of integrity are not averse to using the ...