Tag: JM

IT’S THE SPENDING STUPID

      Guest Post Written by "JM"      My political opinions were largely formed in the 1990’s.  This was turbulent economic times for both Newfoundland,...

DELUSION AND DECEPTION (PART III)

Written By "JM" The New York Times recently published an article "Large Dams are Just Not Worth the Cost".  The opening line foreshadowed the main message of the...

VISION BUILT ON DELUSION (PART II)

Written By: "JM" When the Muskrat Falls story is fully written, the date July 22, 2013 may be given prominence as one of those pivotal moments when...

THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY by “JM”

During my two years of review of Muskrat Falls, I have often asked myself what future generations will think of the project.  What will be public...

The Great Revolutionary from The Shore

Since the sanctioning of Muskrat Falls my relationship with Uncle Gnarley had returned to a more normal state.  Once a week we would share a 'wee dram'...

The Pursuit of Apathy

I was lying in my comfy chair listening to evening news.   The forecaster called it the ‘weather bomb’.  This was a term that my old friend Uncle...

Robbing Gnarley to Pay For Jacques

It was Uncle Gnarley who broached the idea of going to the upcoming mining conference at the old hotel.   I thought that it was a strange request...

THE BALVENIE AFFAIR (Part 2)

Note: Uncle Gnarley wishes to acknowledge and thank "JM" for having written today's Post.  "JM" will also write part 3 of this Series. JM took...