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Victor Calleja

  • Small dogs, big dogs and silly laughs

    Small dogs, big dogs and silly laughs

    While Joseph Muscat, his followers and his many admirers gloat and plan more good times for all of us, the PN are seemingly at a low ebb not imaginable even in the worst sadist’s thoughts. The PN did not only lose the election, they were...

  • Master Crooks

    Malta’s Destiny had a chance of pushing our international musical reputation sky-high but alas she lost out even if she gave a superb show and should have been a winner.  Malta does shine in many aspects of life. We have seen...

  • Buffoonery has no place in politics

    Buffoonery has no place in politics

    In a world where some laughs are in order and disorder seems the order of the day, a politician with a great sense of timing and humour sounds like fun. But politics is not fun and when politicians are funny in a very sad way then they should be...

  • Let’s stop humming and hawing about the MFSA chairman

    Let’s stop humming and hawing about the MFSA chairman

    Politics is often something of a circus with strange acts by politicians and stranger ones by those chosen by politicians to head our most important institutions. Back in time, but coincidentally also when Labour were in power, we even had a...

  • Long live the king

    Long live the king

    “I’ll call an election,” said the king, standing near his castle. All talk of greed, hidden accounts, corruption, investigations, kickbacks and Iranian banks are causing undue pressure on this fabled land.” And, like the famed magician the king...

  • Tick tock Tick tock

    Tick tock Tick tock

    According to the latest opinion polls the Labour Party will win the next election. And of the two potential prime ministers after the next election, the people trust Joseph Muscat more. I thought the two—Joseph Muscat and the Labour Party—were...

  • The scourge of omertà

    The scourge of omertà

    Francis Vassallo, an expert in the financial world, recently spoke out without reservation and declared that the situation in Malta is beyond worrying. He went as far as to say that unless the competent authorities take action immediately the...

  • A journalist dies in Jordan. May his death be a clear sign to all of us

    A journalist dies in Jordan. May his death be a clear sign to all of us

    Over the past few days there has been a major debate in the US and the murder of a prominent journalist in Jordan. These two facts seem unrelated but both should set us thinking about the state of our world and the liberties we treasure. The...

  • Lest we forget

    52 years ago Malta gained its independence. No amount of political talk, rewriting of history or stamping of feet is going to change this.No attempt at elevating any other event in our history will change the fact that independent Malta was born...

  • Lies, damned lies and transparent audits

    Lies, damned lies and transparent audits

    On Friday the Times of Malta reminded us of a few deeply worrying facts connected to Sai Mizzi and her position and remuneration. But what hit me most was the reminder that way back when the Panama Papers scandal came to light the prime minister...