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Andrew Borg Cardona

Two Greek faces

In classical Greek theatre, the players carried masks that would rotate between what today we'd call a smiley and a frown. How's that for a flippant start to an erudite piece about the tragi-comedy that has unfolded on Europe's Eastern border over...

Labour, business as usual

Those of us of a certain age remember how Dom Mintoff and Dr KMB's Socialist Labour Party of the Republic of Malta used to do business. Labour Battalions were set up to absorb the unemployed and unemployable, factories to process capers and...

AND WHAT WAS ACHIEVED?

On Saturday, a number of thousands went to Valletta to protest against Premier Joseph Muscat's decision to site a "university" at Zonqor Point, a tract of land that is outside the development zone - ODZ in jargon. On Sunday, Premier Muscat let it...

Oi, Switcher...

Yes, you, the smug one in the corner, the one who voted for Premier-to-be Joseph Muscat because, you know, maaaa, these Nationalists, they're so, ma nafx jien, corrupt and hamalli.  Let's play a game, shall we?  Answer the "if this, then that"...

IDENTICAL BUT DIFFERENT

I'm not a bosom buddy of the Principal Permanent Secretary but he seems to be something of a kindred spirit in that he is clearly a big fan of "Yes, Prime Minister". Sir Humphrey, the faithful will remember, used words to achieve his nefarious...

ASSET DISPOSAL AUDIT

This is an interim report commissioned by Joseph Q. Public into the manner in which Premier Joseph Muscat's "government" is disposing of the country and its assets.  The issues are listed in no particular order, in the same way Premier Joseph and...

INQUIRY REPORT

The Board of Inquiry ordered by His Supreme Highness Premier Joseph Muscat K.U.O.M., B.A. (Hons.) Ph.D. into the humiliation of the Republic of Malta at the Euro(Afro)(Australasian)vision Song Contest has the honour to report as...

BECAUSE HE'S WERTIT

When he was still Honourable, that is when he was a member of the House of Representatives and able to ask questions of ministers, dentist Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando had posed a series of questions about me to assorted ministers on his side of the...

In the Court of Public Opinion

In the matter of The Great Unwashed -v- Our Great & Exalted Premier Joseph Muscat  Abbreviated Judgement of the Court delivered in the English Language on 16th May 2015. The Court: Having seen the writ of the Plaintiffs and the defence of the...

FANNED BY GREEK MASKS

Apart from recording my deep satisfaction that Farage's horrid UKIP will be getting only a couple of seats in Westminster, and that only if their odious toad of a leader wins his own seat, and my less deep satisfaction that the wrong Milliband...