LISTEN: The Efimova Tapes – 3 (updated with transcript)

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2018-01-16T11:15:30+00:00Mon, 15th Jan '18, 17:23|

My interview with Maria Efimova continues here. Listen to Part 1 here. Listen to Part 2 here. Part 3: Transcript: MD:       OK, so you know, this is interesting also because Daphne Caruana Galizia is no longer with us, so many people wonder ME:        Unfortunately MD:       Unfortunately, so we go through that as well, [...]

When in doubt, kill the witness

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2018-01-15T17:11:51+00:00Mon, 15th Jan '18, 17:04|

Labour is leading a campaign of spinning my interview with Maria Efimova. Facts are irrelevant to them. Instead they seek every opportunity to discredit those who can realistically harm their divine emperor. I will let the interview speak for itself and the facts speak for themselves. A woman who has nothing to gain steps up [...]

It is not just gossip

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2018-01-15T17:00:07+00:00Mon, 15th Jan '18, 16:40|

Much was made of some of the stories Daphne Caruana Galizia covered because to her critics they sounded salacious and beneath the dignity of their prudish eyes. Frankly Owen Bonnici's life choices are his business except when they aren't anymore. His relationship with Super One's Janice Bartolo was of interest not because we want to [...]

Check the law

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2018-01-15T10:43:44+00:00Mon, 15th Jan '18, 10:43|

The Leader of the Opposition made two nominations for people to sit on legal bodies that are required by law to include nominees of the Parliamentary minority. Adrian Delia nominated John Rizzo to the Corruption Commission and Janice Chetcuti to the Resources and Environment Authority. I will not go into the merits of the choices [...]

Put a tail on it and call it a weasel

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2018-01-15T09:50:07+00:00Mon, 15th Jan '18, 09:42|

Joseph Muscat warned Air Malta pilots yesterday he will not be held to ransom. They know his plan and he made sure they knew in the way cold war nuclear powers warned each other of assured retaliatory destruction. Except that Joseph Muscat’s plan is not retaliatory. He got Konrad Mizzi, that rather less artful dodger [...]