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Andrew Borg Cardona

A YEAR OF FUN

Don't get me wrong, I like a public holiday as much as the next man, especially if it falls just after my birthday or just after a weekend, so the more National Days we have, the better. Whether this does much for productivity or the nation's...

WILL HE STAY OR WILL HE GO?

  As of the time of writing, Minister Manwel Mallia had not denied, at least in any form discernible by human eyes or ears, the story that broke on Sunday that he had threatened to resign if any residency qualification was introduced into the...

THIS ONE IS FOR TURNING

On Wednesday, almost but not quite too late for my neo-Beck column, Joseph Muscat paraded himself triumphantly before the massed ranks of the media to announce that an agreement had been reached with the European Commission that allows his...

SO OBVIOUS

The Nationalist Party has been challenged to produce the legal advice its been given to substantiate its position that "Henley Citizenship" can be revoked. The challenge is being made by the Government, by the Labour Party and by a panoply of...

OH, CULTURE IS IT?

I was never under any illusion that a) Jose’ Herrera was gasping to be appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Culture in the first place or that b) now that he’s been appointed, that he has the slightest inkling about how to go about being...

YES, BUT NO, BUT

There's been something of a flurry of protest at the way the prosecuting copper in the alleged bribery case involving a former Chairman of Enemalta is trying to get the court to order the editor of a newspaper to reveal the source of emails (and...

THE SHAME OF IT

oseph Muscat and his Little Weasels have been banging on and on about how the Nationalists have, shamefully, sought to have Malta’s name blackened at the European Parliament in the context of the debate, and subsequent resolution, about our...

STOP THE TRAIN, I WANT TO GET OFF

Precisely what does Joseph Muscat think he's doing? It's not his pretentious posing behind lecterns I'm talking about, Lord knows we had enough of that during the election campaign, enough to be used to it. Nor is it his constant resort to...

SHUT THAT DOOR

Back in the early seventies, what would be seen in today's anodyne world as a totally politically incorrect show had as one of its catch-phrases "Shut that door...". Joseph Muscat seems to have taken it up, because that's what he did on the...

BIKE IT ON

The cycling fraternity is up in arms because the Sliema Council has decided that a pavement is not the right place to bomb around on two wheels.   Forgive me, but I think the Sliema Council is right.  I'm not one for gratuitous exercise, on two...