Author: Jim Furlong

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My grandfather Malone was a real St. John’s man. He was Catholic and anti-Confederate. The capital had voted heavily against Confederation in the 1948 referenda.  My grandfather worked for the ultimate St. John’s merchant firm which was Bowring Brothers and it appears he bought whole hog into the notion that

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One of the things that come with a weekly column is the notion of recurring themes. All stories can’t be about Donald Trump or Covid-19. Those are observations about what broadcaster John Nesbitt called The Passing Parade.
Catching a break
There are, on the other hand, story themes that keep

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It won’t be long now before the economic recovery committee currently  plotting our future will weigh in on where that economic road may lead. I personally hope they are tough as nails, because we cannot go on the way we are going. It is, by the way, a good idea

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