The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Ghouls, vultures, and a-holes #nlpoli

The marine rescue sub-centre story is one of those things that typifies politics in Newfoundland and Labrador. It’s entirely the creation of a few politicians with their own agenda and a whole bunch of other sincere, well-meaning people have gotten sucked into what is – essentially  – a complete pile of shite. (Read more…)

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Transformation #nlpoli

Provincial Conservatives in Newfoundland and Labrador have a political philosophy that is equal parts Machiavelli,  Kafka, and the Three Stooges. For the first few years they seemed to be constantly plotting and manoevring, always one step ahead of their opponents at home and abroad.  Those days are gone, now, replaced by a surreal landscape of ...