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Andrew Borg Cardona

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...

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS, ANSWERS?

What we know for sure is that on Wednesday night, a private citizen was involved in a very minor traffic accident and that after some time, shots were fired at, and hit, the car in which said private citizen was driving away from the incident. We...

ANSWERS PLEASE, SOONEST

I know Manwel Mallia personally and I know he is supremely comfortable with English and Maltese and that he is more than capable of employing either language to perfection. Consequently, when he says he is not embarrassed by the contents of the...

Private investments

The role of the Privatisation Unit, properly speaking, is to identify and facilitate the areas of government, or government-owned enterprise, that can be freed from the clutches of pencil-pushers and bean-counters and left for private enterprise...

Health warnings

Taking their cue from the tobacco industry, operators in assorted sectors have taken up the habit of tagging a "health warning" onto material associated with their trade. Indeed, in a copy-and-paste text message I have available that lists a...