Day: December 19, 2017

Must crooks hand themselves in before anything happens?

Must crooks hand themselves in before anything happens?

It is logical and predictable for Labour’s parliamentary group to use Adrian Delia as their alibi when confronted by the revelations made by Daphne Caruana Galizia about them. Joseph Muscat will go for a tu quoque moral equivalence retort with much less ammunition. The unanswered accusations Daphne Caruana Galizia made on Adrian Delia are serious …

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Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?

Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?

This was the central theme of Chris Said’s excellent speech in Parliament today. This wasn’t just any Shakespearean reference. It wasn’t just a smart historical link to Henry II and Thomas a Beckett. This was a metaphor. It was the building of a scenario that we have all slowly started to put together as information …

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And sure enough, they give themselves a blow job

And sure enough, they give themselves a blow job

The faint hope that Parliament would instruct the prime minister to order an independent inquiry into the findings and allegations of impropriety and corruption committed by people in public office was very quickly crushed by a government majority that continues to protect the Panama Gang from any investigation into their crimes. In place of Chris …

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GUEST POST: Presidential humbug

GUEST POST: Presidential humbug

This guest post is by Salvu Felice Pace. I often ask myself when I read any of President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca’s speeches, is she speaking on behalf of her government or is she just commenting on whatever subject she wants to highlight. On a State occasion such as the celebration of Malta’s Republic Day, conventional …

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The creaking wheels of justice

The creaking wheels of justice

At last the evidence of the execution of the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia has today started being heard. There will be many hurdles ahead but the process has painfully started. But the more important initiative being taken today in the aftermath of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination is happening up the road from the Courts …

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