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Tag Archives: Larry O’Brien
Here is a Facebook post from reader Phillip Blancher:
Has ex-mayor Larry O’Brien turned into Mr. Rogers? He wants to be nice. — Has former mayor Larry O’Brien gone from swagger to being as nice as Mr. Rogers.
Many thank you’s to the great readership and commenters on The Bulldog. Your support has kept The Bulldog healthy as this news site celebrates its second birthday as an independent entity. Freedom of speech is alive and well here. On Sept. … Continue reading
Great commenter Sheridan took on the pressing issue of whether Jim Watson is a better mayor than Larry O’Brien. To best understand Sheridan’s comments, please read this post first: Why Watson Is Better Than Larry O’Brien. Here’s Sheridan: “Don’t you … Continue reading
Don’t you miss pictures like this one? — Ahh, you never thought you’d see this in print, but it’s true. The Bulldog thinks Mayor Jim Watson is better than someone else at something. In this case, it’s former mayor Larry O’Brien. … Continue reading
A Facebook friend takes on whether Mayor Jim Watson’s job performance is better than former mayor Larry O’Brien:
The ever-solid Bulldog commenter Sheridan wonders if Mayor Jim Watson is a worse administrator than the former mayor Larry O’Brien. We also like Sheridan’s comment at the end of his note that “every citizen of Ottawa (of reading age) should make … Continue reading
Facebook friends take on Lansdowne and Mayor Jim Watson:
Might there be an election coming? Mayor Jim Watson has been milking Lansdowne for votes for some time now. Updates on the stadium, this opening, that opening. Watson, never known for turning down a photo shoot, has been all over … Continue reading
Who needs the Grand Canyon when Ottawa has the Bruce Pit. — “It looks like our version of the Eiffel Tower right here in Riverside South. This is going to be a new landmark,” Mayor Jim Watson said at the Strandherd-Armstrong bridge … Continue reading
About 407 viewers have been treated to this Jim Watson campaign video on YouTube. Whadda guy. — It is amazing how high you can pile fertilizer and no one is better in stacking that garden supplement that our Mayor Jim … Continue reading
Has the whole world gone nuts?
Sheridan has been one of our best and most reliable commenters. This comment deserves bigger play. Here he looks at Mayor Jim Watson’s policy initiatives or lack of them. Feel free to debate and discuss his forthright comment: OSEG are … Continue reading
Here are the top 10 things Mayor Jim Watson said when he heard residents wanted to debate $74-million in light-rail plan bus detours: 1. What would Larry O’Brien do? 2. Don’t bug me, I’m tweeting. 3. Funny, no one mentioned it … Continue reading
An artist’s representation of a light-rail station. — Councillors Diane Deans and Katherine Hobbs have been enlisted to find names for the 13 light-rail stations of the $2.1-billion Confederation Line tunnel and short rail route. Not all of the stations … Continue reading
Invasion of the Jim Snatchers: Mayor Jim Watson’s consciousness has been invaded by former mayor Larry O’Brien. He’s back. You thought he was gone. You thought you voted him out. But he’s back … I’m telling you he’s back.
People have been wondering why Mayor Jim Watson has adopted former mayor Larry O’Brien’s agenda but, because he is a better politician, he’s able to get the initiatives through. Why, you ask? Well, according to one veteran Ottawa City Hall … Continue reading
You’d hate to lose Rob Ford as mayor of Toronto.
Maybe former mayor Larry O’Brien is not so forgotten after all. Here’s another tweet about O’Brien and his gun views. Welcome to the armed camp:
Former mayor Larry O’Brien needs to find a role for himself in the community. A number of celebrities and former politicians do good work when they leave office. Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter helped Habitat For Humanity. Ex-Ottawa mayor Jacqueline … Continue reading
This was posted on former Ottawa mayor Larry O’Brien’s Facebook site:
Bulldog Ottawa readers responded almost immediately to the gun comments by former Ottawa mayor Larry O’Brien: Former mayor for a reason! “@kengray: Armed Staff Might Have Saved Children: Larry O’Brien ow.ly/gkonK #OTTcity #ottawa #ottnews” — Cdn Politico (@CdnPolitico) December 24, … Continue reading
Bulldog Ottawa Twitter follower Brian M. Carroll sent this tweet out concerning a recent post on this news site sent out concerning the lack of interest in former mayor Larry O’Brien. Carroll remarks on the lack of followers of O’Brien … Continue reading
There was a time in this city when Mayor Larry O’Brien cut a pretty big swath through this town. When O’Brien talked about the pigeons or about swaggerin’ or wrote Go Sens on his head, why that was big news. … Continue reading
Oh that Larry O’Brien can tell a great story. It has been a long time since you’ve been in Whopper Watch. Welcome back. Here is his take on the new light-rail plan: