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Andrew Borg Cardona

WONDERING MINISTERS

No, it's not a misprint for "wandrin' minstr'ls", it's a hint at what a couple of our Ministers, Honourable Gents both, should be doing. Wondering whether they should still be in their post, that is. Let's take the Honourable Dr Manuel Mallia,...

IN DA HOUSE

Such fun in the House currently. We have the Party Financing Bill, letting that Debono fellow (remember him?) feel all fuzzy and warm because one of his bugbears is being fed little morsels. If there was ever any reason to oppose a Bill, it's the...

DEPLORABLE DOESN’T START

The appointment of Dr Wenzu Mintoff to the Bench of Judges is deplorable in so many ways it’s difficult to know where to start. You can start from the unseemly haste with which the appointment was rushed through: the only hint was buried in the...

JUST NOT THE POINT

It seems that Ms Sai Mizzi Lang is guilty of disingenuousness of cosmically culpable proportions, rendering her hardly fit for purpose in a diplomatic role. She whined, while sticking up for her poor little self, that she doesn't earn €13,000 a...

OH, REALLY?

The headline that greeted us on Thursday morning had nothing to do with Brazil's humiliation at the hands of Germany or Argentina's boring win over boring Holland. Why is the game even going to be played on Sunday, why not just declare Germany the...

AWDYTYA?

The acronym stands for “And who do you think you are?” - adding a “P” for “precisely” would have been over-kill. The question is directed at a number of people, such that caught my eye on having a look around the news of late. It was reported,...

20/20 IS LOVELY

According to the adviser testifying before it, the Public Accounts Committee was told, Enemalta could have saved millions through earlier hedging of oil purchases. In fact, the headline to the piece on the portal says just that: Enemalta could...

SAY WHAT YOU LIKE

It seems you can say what you like nowadays, because all that will happen, if anything, is that someone will issue a statement saying the opposite and no-one will give much of a monkey's. For instance, the head honcho at what used to be called,...

RANDOM CIRCUS ACTS

The World Cup, apart from the fact that it comes in summer when most people are in slow-down mode anyway, is a godsend to Governments such as ours, that prefer their little foibles to remain unexamined by an inquisitive Fourth Estate. Minister...

WAS JUST SAYING

The Prime Minister had said that the President will be overseeing some functions from her former Ministry. The President now says, whoops, can’t actually do that under the law, we need to change the Constitution. She didn’t, and nor would I have...