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  • Coleman wriggles off the hook

    But nowhere have I read, seen or heard in our local news outlets a story that would provide elaboration of Coleman’s explanation for reneging on ...

  • Warning: too much sun can cause delusions

    Like thousands of others, I was enjoying the benefits of global warming, that bane of environmentalists throughout the world, as it blessed us ...

  • Tory leadership race a cartoonist’s dream

    Many of those cartoons, in fact, have found a permanent locale in my memory bank.It was a cartoon in the long-deceased Look Magazine that came to ...

  • A culture worth fighting for

    Maybe it was humility or shyness or, worse still, a sheepishness (unjustified and inexplicable) about the history of Newfoundland that ...

  • War: the tie that binds

    Just ponder this piece of reality for a moment: in the time it takes to drive from St. John’s to the Salmonier Line turnoff, on a patch of ...

  • Frank Coleman and the Tory train wreck

    “Madness,” actor James Donald quietly despairs, as he ponders the blown-up bridge and the train in the river, and the bodies of characters played ...

  • The Johnny and Danny Show: a postmortem

    Nevertheless, a late arrival to the performance of the Clash of the Tory Titans is no good reason not to pass a comment or two, albeit tardily, ...

  • Finally, all’s well in the universe

    My head was twisting in “Exorcist” fashion because I could not convince myself that a Newfoundland government headed by what amounted to a ...

  • Cry me a river, Frank Coleman

    The bucket around the neck doesn’t conjure up much of an attractive, leader-like image, I’ll grant you that — more like something out of the ...

  • N.L. politics: it’ll leave you gobsmacked

    Just take this past week: the Progressive Conservative leadership race and the Virginia Waters byelection both provided us with examples of the ...