Buckle up boys and girls, I’m going off.
The insistent hand-wringing, navel-gazing, and “reaching out” over gun violence in Halifax has reached epidemic proportion. Everybody and their dog is reaching out, crying out, “Stop it!”
I happened to drop by the Frankland Bunker on the afternoon of Friday, November 4, to pick up me few bob for me fortnightly contributions to the enterprise.
It happened to be the same day that Frank managing editor Andrew Douglas had the Sword of Damocles removed from over his head.
I’m not sure how your Thanksgiving went, but I am sure if you had a member of the Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union over for Thanksgiving Dinner last month then we know who made off with that very last slice of pumpkin pie. Don’t we?
Seriously. Have you ever come across a more greedy, self-righteous, self-entitled lot in your life?
Don’t kid yourself, folks.
Seems like only yesterday this space decried the lack of leadership and political will around a certain table — the Stephen McNeil Cabinet Table.
At issue was the alleged spunk and the alleged smarts of McNeil’s Executive Council. Our Executive Council.
Passing grades were hard to come by.
The news this week is that December 15 has tentatively been put aside for the one-day trial of Frank managing editor Andrew Douglas on a trumped-up charge of breaching a publication ban.
Let’s get one thing straight, which is - the murder of Truro police officer Catherine Campbell, 36, one year ago, remains a tragedy of immense proportion.
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