Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Bob Wakeham: A budget best served with flippers

    And guess what? Even that draconian budget concocted in the most thoughtless, uninspired and sledgehammer fashion by the Mannequin Man and the ...

  • Bob Wakeham: Inside our hall of shame

    Now I hear through my well-informed source, Harbour Deep Throat — he prefers to be called HDT these days, as his notoriety grows — that still ...

  • Bob Wakeham: Give us this day our daily flag

    And, as usual, my trusty source, Harbour Deep Throat, has uncovered one such submission: Our Dear and Blessed Premier Ball: We, the ...

  • Mr. Speaker, we wuz framed

    And, as he did when the Tories were trying to desperately hold onto power, my always invaluable and trustworthy source, Harbour Deep Throat, has ...

  • Mr. Cabana saves the day

    And no, I’m not like some of the thoughtless cynics who might describe Cabana as the comic relief in Newfoundland politics or one of those ...

  • An introduction to full-day kindergarten

    Ordinarily, I make my living as a politician. You may have heard or read that people like me are not to be trusted. But that’s a fallacy. ...

  • Things that smell to high heaven

    It was around the same time that afternoon when many politicians and their followers were having their post-mortems on the election results: ...

  • Not exactly the A-team

    In fact, when it’s the pathetic likes of Peter Penashue and Kevin O’Brien making the headlines for the Tories during these early stages of the ...

  • Another one takes the low road

    But no matter how many times I’ve head those words from a given flight deck, they’ve always provided for me a peace of mind, a grand feeling of ...

  • Justice too often seems like a joke

    As a matter of fact, there were several ridiculous outcomes in bail hearings lately, as reported in The Telegram, that had me longing (in a ...