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  • From the cutting-room floor

    In particular, the way in which McLeod descriptively recalled his trip through a security maze on the fourth floor of Confederation Building en ...

  • All I want for Christmas is…

    And, as usual, my trusty source, Harbour Deep Throat, has uncovered some of the correspondence you wouldn’t spot in the regular Letters to Santa ...

  • Tough to wave the flag on this one

    There he was, after all, in the national spotlight, in headlines, on television and radio broadcasts, after being appointed Speaker of the ...

  • Foregone conclusions

    Surely you must remember those religious ads, slick pieces of spiritual brainwashing that, my God (so to speak), could — as a hunting buddy ...

  • Your political news forecast

    DUMARESQUE WANTS HEALTHY REMUNERATION By Sam Scoop The Telegram ST. JOHN’S—Danny Dumaresque has billed ...

  • Strange political stratagems

    To be fair, it may be tasteless and unsavoury, but it’s not exactly unprecedented; in fact, I’d bet every party that has had its greasy paws on ...

  • Election aftermath: the straight dope

    But there’s another crowd with grins from ear-to-ear this week, goofy-looking smiles at that, those Canadians, those Newfoundlanders, who had ...

  • Predictions for the big night

    The headline in The Telegram — “No plans for ABC campaign: Davis” — was undoubtedly posted on Conservative Party of Canada bulletin boards ...

  • Dramatic moments on the campaign trail

    And, no, it was not concerning the latest in Muskrat misadventures, the news about that lurking white elephant in Labrador, construction delays ...

  • Give the b’ys a break

    And a time for forgiveness, as well, and an acknowledgement that the Newfoundland Tories have turned over a new leaf. In fact, it will go down in ...