More on the polling controversy Effective Speechmaking Whose camp is it anyway? Seven Habits of Spectacularly Ineffective Politicians SRBP at Seven A challenge for Premier Dunderdale. (so far, not a peep from her) What? No equity stake? Christmas goodies The question of democracy in Newfoundland and Labrador Williams’ old political promises: Labrador
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The reality of her world Making the world safe for sexism Monkey Cage Round-up The Top Ten for Eleven Undisclosed risk Familiar Furrows The Scribbler’s Picks for 2011 Tory angst might be well founded The Zazzy Substitution The Wheel of Fish
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Tory angst may be well founded (January 2011) Humber West post mortem (February 2011) Connie leadership rigged? (January 2011) Watton to carry Liberal banner in Humber West (January 2011) From 61% to 44% since August: NTV poll shows Tory support slides further (February 2011) HMV (March 2011) Rick Hillier? Tim Powers? No thanks say . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Top Ten for Eleven #nlpoli
And all the loyal SRBP readers who haven’t voted in the Best Political Blog category can still do so.
When you are done there, you might sample these top 10 posts from last week as selected by the readers themselves:
Federal Liberals fear SRBP Nalcor and the Muskrat alternatives Penashue – the third . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: T’was the week before Christmas… #nlpoli
Muppets, lawyers and politicians.
Problems in the fishery, bad grammar and blatant political patronage.
Just another week in the live action edition of the National Midnight Star, otherwise known as politics in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Last week’s top 10 most read posts at SRBP:
A bad week for Penashue Change in the fishery The Crowd . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Traffic the Grinch couldn’t Steal #nlpoli
The top stories as chosen by SRBP readers:
The problem with the Liberals (post by Craig Westcott) Muskrat Falls Friday Trash Dump The truth hurts Emera buys NL line service company Margin of error defined Dazed and confused, Muskrat proponents version Speech writing “…particularly hypocritical…” We’re sorry – Scouts Canada The price of hydro exports . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: There’s no changing the channel traffic #nlpoli
How do you know Peter MacKay lied about the helicopter flight?
When PMSH stepped in to defend him he said nothing about the “training flight” story MacKay started with.
Stupid politicians and their staffers Offshore board slags CBC Habeas corpus for kids Adult conversation Muskrat Falls plot points More of the same In case . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic for the start of December #nlpoli
What were people reading at SRBP in November?
The Zazzy Substitution, political version Nalcor’s own studies back NG as Muskrat alternative We all can’t be wrong Suck it up, buttercup The orchestra pit theory of political news Muskrat Review Muddle and Nalcor Competence Working stiffs and lazy ones Always remember the fifth of November How . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The November Traffic
The Zazzy Substitution, political version Suck it up, buttercup A chance. A choice. Bedtime for Bozo… err, Bonzo… errr, Rob Court docket now online Inadvertent fiscal black humour The Origin of Information Species Hebron Development Public Review, quick thoughts Hebron benefits less than touted Nalcor’s own studies back NG as Muskrat alternative
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Nalcor’s own studies back NG as Muskrat alternative Quebec adds 300 MW of wind Free advice Court docket now online One statement, three stories The Truth Deficit Typical Economy to slow down? Unseen wounds are no less real Vote SRBP as best political blog in Canada
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We all can’t be wrong Dunderdale in tweet debate with opposition leader… or was she? The orchestra pit theory of political news coverage Weird or what? Bloc NDP wants more seats for Quebec The Age of Social Media Banging around… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic that Tweets itself #nlpoli
Working stiffs and lazy ones And these guys came in second… Kent demoted by Dunderdale Muskrat Review Muddle and Nalcor Competence The value of nothing or Pater knows best, redux Truth in small things The Apprentice I knew Mar… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic from Hallowe’en to Guy Fawkes Night
Kent demoted by Dunderdale CBC torques poll coverage Here’s what an opposition party looks like Telelink releases campaign’s only independent poll Whither the Liberals Astroturf Muskrat Falls support plummets: poll Whe… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: SRBP’s Shocktober Traffic
Kent demoted by Dunderdale (Yep, your humble e-scribbler got the Steve Kent thing in Number 9 spectacularly wrong) Astroturf Tory snouts back in trough Churn baby churn The rewards of planning an organization The Best Case/Worst Case … . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic that was more sworn on than sworn in #nlpoli
When is “nutbar” an unacceptable term? Who leaked the amalgamation report? The NDP Rise The Dysfunctional Dunderdale Administration Nutbar Factor 6 PPM: The Polls in the 2011 Election Follow the money: political fin… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic with leadership and vision #nlpoli
The ballots are in and counted. People are still trying to grasp the enormity of what happened Next week, SRBP will have a series on polls during the election. We’ll look at the polls themselves, compare their findings with the actual … . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Election Week Traffic #nlpoli
In the rush of the uber-exciting election, your humble e-scribbler forgot to post the September stat porn list. Consider this your bit of exciting information during an otherwise dull voting day. Williams set to offer comms director plum patronage… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Belated September Traffic #nlpoli
T’was the week before voting and all through the province everyone was looking forward to a feed of turkey on the weekend. And before they headed off for the feed, they took the time during the week to read these posts, making them the 10 most-read … . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Pre-Thanksgiving Traffic #nlpoli #nlvotes
Traffic patterns are information that can tell you something. The most popular post in this second week of the election is about an alternative for Muskrat Falls. The next most popular was about the Conservatives’ major campaign message in this ele… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic for Election Week 2 #nlvotes #nlpoli
Danny Williams had no roll in this week’s traffic. No buns. No loaves either. But as it turns out he had a big role in the posts that went to the top of the week’s list of the 10 most popular scribbles. Just like he had a big role in pushing Li… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic without Danny Rolls
ya know that something is going on when the traffic at ye olde e-scribbles starts jumping up by 25% from the previous month. And that’s a real 25%, not an hyper-torqued NDP 25% that is actually just one percent. If you want to see more on… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic for September 5 – 9, 2011
Robots in dead heat (poll goosing) NL ratepayers to carry full load for Muskrat falls plus more The Politics of Cynicism, NDP style Uniting the Left: a reminder Nalcor royalties: yet more information Muskrat Falls: l… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Traffic Flow: August 29 – September 2, 2011
The weather may have been da pits but this was the sweatiest Summer of Love pre-election poll goosing month in recent Conservative Party history. And if it wasn’t the steam coming off the overheated Tory news torquing machine it was the sweating in … . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Summer Polling Month Top 10
Turns out the MF deal is a mf, at least for the political fortunes of the gang who cooked up the scheme to ship discount power to Nova Scotia paid for entirely by the taxpayers of Newfoundland and Labrador. The week that an environmental panel demolis… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: MF Traffic Report
There will be some other big news next week, but for now, here’s what SRBP readers wanted this past week: Sun TV/Fix News wannabe? VOCM hits new low. (The story disappeared the next day) Westcott packs it in. Bloc NDP MP backs T… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Playing in Traffic, August 15 to 19, 2011