THE POSTER SAYS IT ALL!

OPINION POLL OVER-RATES INEFFECTIVE TORY OPPOSITION

Having survived in spite of themselves, in Opposition the Tories have been lazy and uninspiring.  The fact that it is summer, and the House of Assembly is closed, admittedly makes their job tougher, except that the Party’s manifest weakness is not a seasonal problem.

REMEMBERING CABOT MARTIN (1944-2022)

He was an exceptional person. A gifted intellect for sure; irascible and argumentative, too. What endeared him to many was not just that he was analytical and insightful, but that he was honest and forthright. He was a public policy wonk; resource policy interested him most. He loved to travel and read; people, with something to say, were always important.

GNL RUSHING INTO ANOTHER “SCHEME”: CABOT MARTIN

I must say that after the Muskrat Falls fiasco, I thought our government had finally learnt its lesson and would not to rush into another such scheme where calling it “green” was enough to suspend all critical analysis.

9 COMMENTS

  1. Unless there is a parallel discussion about changing the political system in NL this whole inquiry is a waste of time. This spend spend spend on fruitless projects and programs has happened to often for too long in Newfoundland.

    • You are correct about needing a parallel discussion about the political dysfunction. The checks and balances are non existent and as MF shows an egotistical megalomaniac can overwhelm a disempowered population, a cowed civil service, and a weak opposition.

    • And once upon a time it was disrespectful to talk negatively about priests and ministers of the cloth………until the we learned of pedeaphile priests.
      I still ask her qualifications for this debate. Perhaps because she was or is a nun her record, in her health care system, has not been subject to much questioning.
      PF