During our morning coffee conversations at the big M on the west side there’s one gentleman who believes Saint John is on the road to bankruptcy. He thinks we should speed up the process and get it over with so that we can start fresh. No more sins and several decades of mismanagement hanging around taxpayers […]

The RCMP’s criminal case against Sen. Mike Duffy emphasizes two figures: 31, the total number of charges Duffy faces; and $200,000, the value of the alleged frauds. Here’s a closer look at the charges, which have not been proven in court. Q. How does the alleged $200,000 break down? A. First, there is the $90,172.24 for Duffy’s […]

Jennifer Carhart is known for her work helping children from low-income families Jennifer Carhart, an elementary school principal, was selected on Monday night as the newest member of the Saint John Board of Police Commissioners. Carhart, 36, leads theHazen White – St. Francis School and is known for her work helping children from low-income families in Saint John. Carhart introduced a […]

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 As Of This Date 07/18/2014 IT IS ALLEGED THAT YOU (RUSSIAN SEPARATIST)   I suppose you laughed jumped for joy and whooped it up when you hit your target.. I suppose you slapped each other on the back pulled out some vodka and tossed one up.. now you hide the cowards […]

Last year at this time, the city filed for the nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy ever. The process has moved much faster than expected. On Monday, court documents showed thousands ofemployees and retirees had voted in favor of cuts to their pension benefits, raising the chances that the city will be able to emerge from bankruptcy later this year. The […]

Red Head family says proposed Energy East pipleline costing them development A Red Head resident says Saint John city council has denied his application to subdivide his land because it is making way for industrial projects, such as the proposed Energy East pipeline. Dennis Griffin owns 15 hectares near the area a marine terminal for the […]

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an unconditional cease-fire with Israel, while Israel’s defense minister pledged to keep fighting “as long as necessary” — raising new doubt about the highest-level mediation mission in two weeks. U.N. […]

Sigh…. Is it something I said? Before you were elected you used to give me:  a smile, a wave or even a “give it to em” thumbs up as I challenged the former Council and City Management in my opinion column. You remember? the majority of Councilors from the last Common Council that were sent packing […]

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  The Heart Heals   It’s hard to say goodbye to someone it’s like someone had snatched the sun right out of your life.. it’s hard not to be able to say how you love and care it feels as if you can’t suck in any clean air it’s hard to say goodbye.. it’s hard […]

The First Major Development on Waterloo Street in 30 Years.
The First Major Development on  Waterloo Street in 30 Years.

Five years in the making John Rocca completes the “Forever Young” Residential Complex. The first major development on Waterloo Street in the past 30 years.       

 July 18, 2014: Letter to Honourable Paul Robichaud, Minister Department of Natural Resources, Government of New Brunswick.
 July 16, 2014: Rothesay mayor upset over Funky Monkey food truck
 July 15, 2014: Federal ferry announcement in the morning in Saint John
 July 4, 2014: J.D. Irving Limited loses private wood appeal
 July 3, 2014: KFC and Pizza Hut say going green is golden
 July 3, 2014: Aggressive Tactic on the Fracking Front
 June 29, 2014: GE corn & sick honey bees – what’s the link?
 June 28, 2014: How Corruption Shapes State Policy
 June 27, 2014: Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, draws Russian threat
 June 26, 2014: Day-old news won’t cut it in print anymore
 June 26, 2014: CBC to Cut News
 June 26, 2014: N.S. fungus breathes new life into battle against superbugs
 June 26, 2014: Water infrastructure in Saint John set to undergo massive upgrades
 June 25, 2014: A young economist wins a prize for his work on the economics of news and opinion
 June 24, 2014: WATCH: Goldman Sachs CEO sides with Occupy movement on income inequality
 June 21, 2014: Pentagon Pain: F-35 stealth fighter jet ‘one of worst planes we’ve ever designed’
 June 20, 2014: N.B. would lose less in resource development clawback: report
 June 19, 2014: Amazon’s Fire Phone launches July 25, $US100 cheaper than iPhone 5S
 June 19, 2014: Chief George Ginnish raises concern with Crown forest changes
Your Morning Smile – Duck!!!!
Your Morning Smile – Duck!!!!


 July 20, 2014: Saturday Sail
 July 20, 2014: Saint John’s Problems Solved for $40.86
 July 20, 2014: A Strange New Insight Into Female Obesity
 July 20, 2014: No, Women Don’t Talk More Than Men
 July 20, 2014: Rick MacInnes-Rae says goodbye
 July 20, 2014: Your Norning Smile- God’s Little Joke
 July 19, 2014: A Simple Life Of Peace
 July 18, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Mexican Jews
 July 18, 2014: No Offense Meant To Be Given Or Takne
 July 17, 2014: Girls Look Down on Other Girls With Sexy Profile Photos
 July 17, 2014: Broad View
 July 17, 2014: Action or Analysis Paralysis?
 July 16, 2014: The Unfriending Of A Friend
 July 16, 2014: City States – For What it’s Worth
 July 15, 2014: OSCARS OPENING CEREMONIES was not shown on TV.
 July 15, 2014: Even Your Tears
 July 15, 2014: Decline in birds, not just bees, linked to neonicotinoid pesticides
 July 14, 2014: An Indulgent Life Isn’t Necessarily a Happy Life
 July 14, 2014: Sonnet # 276
Your Morning Smile – The Company You Choose
Your Morning Smile – The Company You Choose


 July 19, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Walk With Me While I Age
 July 17, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Push harder?
 July 16, 2014: Your Morning Smile – More Than One Way to Swing.
 July 15, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Awkward Moments
 July 14, 2014: Archie Andrews will die taking bullet for gay best friend in comic book
 July 14, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Lost in Translation?
 July 13, 2014: 
 July 13, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Birth Control
 July 13, 2014: Piss On It ……..
 July 12, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Final Words
 July 11, 2014: Women Who Wear Red Are Seen As More Sexually Threatening
 July 11, 2014: Your Morning Smile – A SPAGHETTI LOVE STORY
 July 10, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Ego and Id
 July 9, 2014: Touch – Jean-Baptiste Chandelier
 July 9, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Memories
 July 8, 2014: You Morning Smile – THE WILL
 July 8, 2014: Topless Girls help Traffic Police with Speed Control in Denmark
 July 7, 2014: So You Think Your SUV is Tough?
 July 7, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Ten Dollars
The Truth Behind the ‘Disproportionate’ Reactions to Israel’s actions in Gaza
The Truth Behind the ‘Disproportionate’ Reactions to Israel’s actions in Gaza

Editors Note: Remember the weapons of mass destruction in Iraq? The sad truth is that they never existed. The US government had been advised by the CIA there were no WMD. The US “invaded Iraq” with another agenda in mind and used a fabrication as the justification. Israel? Gaza? what is the truth? I can only present stories […]

 July 20, 2014: Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson’s daughter in ‘The Patriot,’ dead at 21
 July 20, 2014: The Question In The Desert
 July 20, 2014: How to Get Abusive Bosses to Stop Picking on Defenseless Employees
 July 19, 2014: How Wolves Change Rivers
 July 17, 2014: Useful Dog Tricks 3 performed by Jesse
 July 17, 2014: 20 Sex Myths, Debunked
 July 16, 2014: #104 – Under The Double Eagle / Old Time Music Boogie / by the Doiron Brothers
 July 14, 2014: Gut feeling: How intestinal bacteria may influence our moods
 July 13, 2014: SPCA / ARL Pet of the week, Prince
 July 13, 2014: For As Long As You Can ( For Every Single Child In A War Torn Land )
 July 13, 2014: Monsanto’s Herbicide Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease Epidemic: Could It Topple the Company?
 July 12, 2014: Shallow Waves
 July 11, 2014: BMO Bank of Montreal Will Support the New Saint John YMCA Facility
 July 11, 2014: Camp Glenburn to Host Camp Vacation for Single Parent Families
 July 11, 2014: Eagle shot wins drone photography competition
 July 11, 2014: SPCA Plans to Name Kitten Room After Former Employee.
 July 11, 2014: Lucky Me
 July 10, 2014: Recovering From Cancer by Gardening.
 July 10, 2014: BarkBuddy Fetches the Right Pooch for You
Death tolls mounts as Israel expands offensive, Hamas resistance hardens
Death tolls mounts as Israel expands offensive, Hamas resistance hardens

    Published Sunday, Jul. 20 2014, 3:24 AM EDT Israeli forces greatly expanded their offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza Sunday in the bloodiest day yet of this two-week-old conflict that seeks to weaken Hamas, the leading resistance movement, and to push it to halt its aggressive rocket fire against the Jewish state. But Hamas, […]

 July 20, 2014: Islamic ultimatum to Christians in Iraq northern city
 July 17, 2014: RCMP lay 31 criminal charges against Senator Mike Duffy
 July 17, 2014: Palestinians Mourn Boys Killed on Gaza Beach by Israel Missiles
 July 16, 2014: Syria’s Bashar al-Assad to be Sworn in While World Looks Away
 July 15, 2014: Mike Duffy calls Peruvian woman’s claim that he is her father ‘untrue’
 July 15, 2014: U.S. Sees Risks in Assisting a Compromised Iraqi Force
 July 12, 2014: Fight in Gaza has no clear winners, but one big loser
 July 10, 2014: Israel strikes 300 more targets in 3rd day of offensive against Hamas
 July 9, 2014: Israel strikes 160 Hamas sites as offensive intensifies
 July 8, 2014: Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive
 July 5, 2014: Afghanistan, the next Iraq?
 June 30, 2014: Iraq conflict: What does ‘caliphate’ mean?
 June 30, 2014: The ISIS map of the world: Militants outline chilling five-year plan for global domination as they declare formation of caliphate – and change their name to the Islamic State
 June 28, 2014: Iraq crisis: Iraqi forces say Tikrit regained from ISIS militants
 June 24, 2014: More than 400 US military drones lost in crashes: report
 June 24, 2014: Letter to the Editor – Who’s Your Friend?
 June 23, 2014: David Cameron ‘appalled’ as Egypt sentences Al Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison
 June 20, 2014: The World Today: UN Says Global Refugees Figures Highest Since WW2
Oscar Pistorius in Johannesburg Nightclub Brawl Over Reeva Steenkamp
Oscar Pistorius in Johannesburg Nightclub Brawl Over Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius got into a fight in a nightclub, in which he ended up sprawled over a chair, only days after the judge in his murder trial retired to consider a verdict. The fallen star allegedly was involved in a confrontation in the VIP area of a swanky Johannesburg club called the VIP Room, last […]

 July 9, 2014: World Cup 2014: Brazil’s meltdown caught us by surprise
 June 2, 2014: Secretariat Heart Of A Champion
 May 30, 2014: So you THINK you can Write?
 May 4, 2014: NBA To Appoint CEO For L.A. Clippers
 April 30, 2014: Donald Sterling incident shows the dark side of the NBA’s owner-player relationship
 April 20, 2014: Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dead at 76
 February 23, 2014: Gold Rush: Russia tops final Sochi 2014 medal count
 February 21, 2014: Marielle Thompson, Kelsey Serwa win gold, silver in ski cross
 February 20, 2014: Canada’s women defend Olympic hockey gold in OT thriller (VIDEO)
 February 20, 2014: Finnished! Russian Hockey Team Bounced Out Of Olympics
 February 8, 2014: Alleged Olympic vote-swapping deal would keep Canada from gold
 February 6, 2014: George Zimmerman to fight rapper DMX
 February 6, 2014: Sochi – FREESTYLE SKIING
 February 6, 2014: Threat of Explosives on Planes into Russia
 January 21, 2014: Sochi still scrambling to sell Olympic tickets
 January 20, 2014: Putin on Sochi: I would very much like sports not to be marred by politics
 January 19, 2014: Following the Olympic Torch (RT Documentary)
 January 9, 2014: Dennis Rodman apologizes for North Korea outburst, says he’d been drinking
 December 29, 2013: Michael Schumacher in coma after ski accident