Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Summertime prose and priorities

    I could, I suppose, offer a few words of profundity this week about that fella out in redneck territory with an obvious, severe case of ...

  • The minister doth protest too much, methinks

    A family health issue caused me to opt out of last week’s column, surely driving thousands of fiercely loyal readers to head to their nearest ...

  • Summer musings on Liberal slates and political junkets

    Some thoughts for your consideration this week on a couple of recent political goings-on in Newfoundland, written, naturally enough, with an ...

  • Jim and Cathy, Dwight and Danny

    At first, I thought my ears, not in the best of shape after decades of damage from thousands of shotgun blasts, had deceived me. A young reporter ...

  • What the premier and I have in common

    For no reason other than the fact that it fits my sometimes twisted agenda — plus it had the makings of a piece for a topic-challenged columnist ...

  • Political dramas descend into comedy

    Is it just me and my warped perception, or does it appear in recent weeks that hardly a day goes by when there isn’t some sort of delicious ...

  • They will be missed

    A couple of weeks back, I waged a frustrating and losing battle with my decrepit computer, a piece of fossilized junk the CBC figured it had ...

  • Our crosses and other icons

    All this juicy back and forth of late about removing crosses and statues from schools reminded me of the fact that I’ve been exposed myself to a ...

  • Bob, reformed

    If I could locate the home addresses of Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin (their postal codes are apparently a challenge for even the most ...

  • Rite of Spring recalled

    An annual rite of Spring for generations of Newfoundland men, as even chronically distracted sixth graders would know, or should know, was a trip ...