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Andrew Borg Cardona

FESTIVE PQs*

In the House before it rose on Wednesday, newly anointed Minister Carmelo Abela happened to be the only Minister around at lunchtime, so he had to answer all the supplementary questions that are traditionally made to the Prime Minister during the...

THE INTERVIEW*

Dr Manuel Mallia, formerly Minister of State for Home Affairs, National Security, Catering and Public Entertainment, was interviewed* by your intrepid blogger. How do you feel now that you are on the back benches, less than two years after taking...

ON THE SETTLING OF THE DUST

In a craven effort to divert public attention away from his indecisiveness and penchant for procrastination, Joseph Muscat, without whose direct approval I am morally convinced nothing happens within Government and Party, decreed that Jeffrey...

Dr Emanuel sive Manuel Mallia vs the Prime Minister

In the Industrial Tribunal* The Hon. Dr Emanuel sive Manuel Mallia vs Prime Minister Application of the Plaintiff Mallia Respectfully Submits That on the 9th December 2014 at 13:59 he was summarily dismissed from the position of Great & Exalted...

AND THE QUESTIONS REMAIN

As I write this, the Three Unwise* Men’s Report has not yet been made public.   I am morally convinced that their conclusions will be such as to create so many doubts as to who was where doing what and saying which to whom that Labour’s spinners...

THE CALL(s)*

The scene is Kurt Farrugia's front room, November 19  in the evening, where he is engaged in a spot of domestic down-time after a hard day at the coal-face of coordinating the Prime Minister's communications and overseeing the endless self-praise...

THE REPORT*

The undersigned, hereinafter referred to as the Three Unwise Men (shafted) or TUM(s), being acquiescent to the Honourable the Prime Minister's fervent desire to pass the buck, dodge the bullet, avoid the flack and generally chicken out of taking...

STAR TURNS

Muscat’s two star turns are rapidly turning into spent whizz-bangs. Manwel Mallia, presently Minister for Everything A Tinpot Dictator Would Give His Right Arm To Have, is in a flat spin, with not even an inkling where the next salvo is coming from.

BULLET POINTS

I couldn't resist the pun, I'm always being told I tend towards flippancy even when things are serious, and they are serious enough.   So, in no particular order, a few bullet points for you to consider and few questions to be answered. - Someone,...

DEAR COLLEAGUES

I am writing this without knowing which former members of the Judiciary are to be appointed by the Prime Minister to inquire into the events surrounding last Wednesday's shooting, but I believe that none of them will resent being addressed as...