Malta u l-politika

Ittri ċċensurati u punti ta' riflessjoni politika.

 

 

Arroganza bla precedent

 

Dikjarazzjoni xokkanti

 

 

Isimghu lil Simon Busuttil jghid li min jinqabad jikkopja jrid jirrizenja

GHadna nistennew lil Dr. Busuttil jirrizenja

 

 

 

Isma' lil Simon Busuttil jitkellem fuq il-gideb u igbed il-konkluzjoni tieghek

 

 

L-anqas hemm ghalfejn kummenti.

 

 

Kliem Simon

In the area of trade with EU countries we have given up our right to decide that, for instance, a particular product should not be imported into Malta or should be subject to taxes upon importation or should be imported in small quantities. We can no longer do this. In this respect, our decision to join the EU and give up this right has exposed our local enterprises, across the whole spectrum of our economy, to the competitive forces of an open market. … in the area of trade with EU countries we can say that we have given up part of our sovereignty to decide for ourselves on our own.  … No, we will not be the ones with the greatest say.

The Times 15.9.2004

 

The Nationalist Party is divided. And it is high time that we come clean on this one. People are loathe to trust a party in government if it is unable to stand united. So unless unity is restored, the party is in for a rough ride.

The Times 27.6.2012

 

 

 

Il-paga minima

L-ewwel Simon Busuttil kien kontra z-zieda fil-paga minima, imbaghad ghax Joseph Muscat wera li hu favur zieda, Simon Busuttil qal li hu favur.

 

 

 

Dr. Simon Busuttil u c-citazzjoni

Meta kien Kap taċ-Ċentru Informazzjoni tal-Unjoni Ewropea, Simon Busuttil, kellu każ fejn ma setax isib parkeġġ u għalhekk ipparkja ħażin il-karozza li kien qed jikrilu l-gvern. Dan wassal biex qala’ ċitazzjoni mingħand gwardjan lokali li kien qed idur il-Belt. Iżda, dak li llum huwa Kap tal-Oppożizzjoni insista li €23 multa ma jħallashiex.

Kullhadd 23.10.2016

 

 

 

 

Simon Busuttil u l-Ksur tal-Ligi

In a public meeting in Vittoriosa last Sunday, he urged the Attorney General to “publish all reports” related to Mr Schembri and his accountant, Brian Tonna. Technically, Simon Busuttil was asking the Attorney General to break the law twice – first by getting a copy of the report and then by publishing it. … To attack the Attorney General and expect him to break the law, however, is not on. … the PN’s personal attack on the Attorney General is nothing short of obnoxious.

Michael Falzon ex Ministru Nazzjonalista

Maltatoday.com.mt 16 May 2017, 7:30am

 

 








Xarabank debate – 14.3.2014

Dr Busuttil didn’t really have an overall strategy. He was caught completely off guard at one point, when the PM asked him a question. Dr Busuttil was in a world of his own and was prompted by the moderator to answer the question. He very clearly had no clue as to what it was and he said he would answer later, which he didn’t.

Editorjal, The Malta Independent 18.3.2014

 

The PN has struggled to reinvent itself since the leadership changed, and saw Simon Busuttil take over the helm from stalwart former leader Lawrence Gonzi.

Editorjal, The Malta Independent 16.4.2014

 

The new PN leader fails the ‘blink test’ – not enough people can close their eyes and imagine him at Castille, including the staunchest of his supporters.

Frank Psaila (Information Office Director (PN) 2008 – 2103) – The Times 18.8.2014

 

Dr Busuttil may be right but he has not much to be proud of either. His reaction to the decision to postpone the matter (fish farm pollution) was that it was “fair enough”, that it was now up to the industry to prove itself and that the employees should be relieved. It was a shocking stand to take considering that, just a few months ago, his party put the environment, not business, at the top of its agenda.

Editorjal, The Times 9.9.2016

 

Busuttil’s propensity to walk straight into loaded Labour traps is worrying.

daphnecaruanagalizia.com October 17, 2016 at 3:08pm

 

Dr Busuttil, in an attempt to reposition the PN to the centre, came out lambasting the government for not doing enough for low-income workers. But, in the meantime, he failed to come up with tangible solutions.

Editorjal, The Malta Independent 26.10.2016

 

The Leader of the Opposition, who tried his best but failed to convince us all that his party was never against lowering energy tariffs.

Editorjal, The Malta Independent 26.10.2016

 

Simon Busuttil has made great strides forward in his leadership skills since taking over the party’s reins, but is still not perceived by many, including PN supporters, as being bold enough.

Editorjal, The Malta Independent on Sunday 13.11.2016

 

Salvu Mallia, often described as the PN’s “star candidate”, lashed out at the Labour Party and hurled abuse at its supporters using colourful and even foul language. As expected, his outburst raised eyebrows within the PN, including among high-ranking officials. Yet, the PN, and, particularly, its leader, Simon Busuttil, appear too reluctant to take a stand, giving rise to concerns from within of a “weak” leadership. Is it possible Dr Busuttil is happy with the situation? Does he not realise the longer he decides to do something about it the more the damage he would be causing to himself and to his party? Is he resigned to share the same fate as his predecessor who appeared too weak to tackle a vociferous MP? We cannot say because he prefers to remain mum. His silence speaks volumes; more so his inaction. There is more that Dr Busuttil and the PN must deal with if they are to be believed they truly want good governance and clean politics. … The buck must stop somewhere and somebody must carry the can.

Editorjal, The Times Thursday, December 29, 2016, 00:01

 

Dr Busuttil readily admits he has a hill to climb and has to do that very fast. But, suddenly, he’s climbing it backwards. He has to watch his back. Possibly more than ever before, Dr Busuttil is realising what hurdles he has to overcome to deliver his promise of good governance. Last weekend, bang in the middle of a much-needed financial campaign, he had the carpet pulled right from underneath him in an unprecedented assault from a developer of the former ITS site in Paceville. … It is useless for the PN to argue that the Labour Party is in the pockets of big business. Big business has spoken and it is pointing at the PN and not at Labour. The PN has let it down and it now faces its wrath.

Editorjal, The Times 8.3.2017

 

Unfortunately, how he got into this whole mess (skandlu db group/PN) in the first place and how he allowed his party to be exposed to potential blackmail, is still not clear.

Editorjal, The Times 27.3.2017

 

The PN leader accused the government of leaving the infrastructure “to crumble” while squandering taxpayers’ money on nepotism. While that statement is somewhat of an exaggeration.

Editorjal, The Sunday Times 9.4.2017

 

In a comment beneath her Facebook post, Dr Farrugia added that the Democratic Party could “teach him [Busuttil] anything he doesn’t yet know”.

Timesofmalta.com Sunday, April 9, 2017, 09:53

 

Simon Busuttil cannot afford to face the electorate with half-baked proposals or pies in the sky. He cannot falter in front of journalists who rightly demand to see the beef of any proposal dished out in the haste of the campaign. A typical example is the populist (or maybe not so populist, considering that very few will benefit from it) proposal to give €10,000 to young couples who decide to settle in Gozo. Asked how this proposal will work, Dr Busuttil was lost in translation and didn’t provide a credible answer. Instead he told the journalists that his job is to roll out ideas and beef them up later. Wrong, Mr Opposition Leader. This country has had enough white elephants and fancy presentations that lead to nowhere. If there was one thing which helped Konrad Mizzi gain credibility during the 2013 election campaign it was the level of detail he gave regarding the new power station. … Dr Busuttil cannot be taken seriously that he can give €10,000 to young couples settling in Gozo because he doesn’t seem to know how to deliver his promise.

Editorjal, The Malta Independent 11.5.2017

 

In a public meeting in Vittoriosa last Sunday, he urged the Attorney General to “publish all reports” related to Mr Schembri and his accountant, Brian Tonna. Technically, Simon Busuttil was asking the Attorney General to break the law twice – first by getting a copy of the report and then by publishing it. … To attack the Attorney General and expect him to break the law, however, is not on. … the PN’s personal attack on the Attorney General is nothing short of obnoxious.

Michael Falzon ex Ministru Nazzjonalista

Maltatoday.com.mt 16 May 2017, 7:30am

 

Ħadd m’huwa iktar kwalifkat li jwieġeb il-mistoqsija ta’ x’inhi d-differenza bejn Simon Busuttil u Lawrence Gonzi, mill-Avukat John Bonello, li matul il-jum tal-Ħadd issorprenda lil ħafna meta huwa indirizza mass meeting tal-Partit Laburista fl-Imqabba, wara snin twal jaħdem fil-qalba tal-Partit Nazzjonalista. It-tweġiba tiegħu għal din il-mistoqsija kienet sempliċi.  “Gonzi kien raġel.” Bonello qal dan f’intervista ma’ inewsmalta.com, fejn kien mistoqsi fuq diversi suġġetti, fosthom ir-relazzjoni tiegħu mal-Kap preżenti tal-PN, Simon Busuttil u d-differenza bejn dan tal-aħħar u l-Prim Ministru Joseph Muscat. Dwar il-fatt li l-Kap tal-PN Simon Busuttil irrimarka li Bonello telaq mill-Partit Nazzjonalista għax ma tħalliex jikkontesta l-elezzjoni tal-Parlament Ewropew, Bonello qal li “din hi sempliċiment l-opinjoni ta’ Busuttil. Nikkonferma li din hi gidba, u dan ikompli jikkonferma aktar li għamilt il-pass it-tajjeb li tlaqt mill-PN.”  Żied jgħid li iktar jikkonferma “kemm il-PN tilef l-għeruq tiegħu, u kemm tilef il-kuntatt man-nies. Meta jgħid hekk inweġġa’ mmens.” L-eks-Segretarju Internazzjonali tal-PN saħaq li meta saret l-għażla tal-kandidati, hu aċċetta d-deċiżjoni, minkejja li din “setgħet saret aħjar,” waqt li ddeskriva r-riżultat ta’ dik l-elezzjoni bħala wieħed katastrofiku.  Bonello kien diġà warrab mill-PN meta nqalgħet il-kwistjoni tad-divorzju, fejn ma kienx qabel mad-direzzjoni tal-partit. Dwar meta Busuttil laħaq Kap tal-Partit, hu qal li “lili wegħdni li l-partit irid nies li jiddiskutu, u mhux nies li jsegwu. Meta sar kap tal-partit milli ddiskutejna ma kien hemm xejn, anzi żamm l-istess nies li kienu jmexxu l-propoganda tal-partit żmien meta l-kap kien Lawrence Gonzi.” “Għaliex sejjaħt lil Simon Busuttil giddieb?” Il-mistoqsija awtomatika tagħna, wara li din l-allegazzjoni nstemgħat d-diskors tiegħu l-mass meeting laburista. “Busuttil ma jżommx kelmtu fl-affarjiet iż-żgħar, aħseb u ara fl-affarjiet il-kbar. Il-kelma tiegħu ma torbtux, għax daqqa jgħid ħaġa, u daqqa oħra. “Dan mhux denju li jkun Prim Ministru. Meta persuna tagħmel dawn l-affarjiet, bil-fors li ssejjaħlu giddieb,” kienet it-tweġiba mqanqla ta’ Bonello. Staqsejnieh ukoll x’kien dak li ħeġġu biex jitlaq mill-PN, fejn qalilna li pajjiżna jinsab f’salib it-toroq, u ma jaffordjax jieħu d-deċiżjoni l-ħażina. “Irridu niddeċiedu jekk nibqgħux sejrin bil-pass li qbadna, f’sitwazzjoni ta’ surplus u ekonomija miexja ‘l quddiem, jew jekk irridux nagħżlu partit li ma’ kull ċans ixekkel il-ħidma tal-Gvern. Meta tikkunsidra l-fatti, l-għażla hi waħda ċara ferm.”

Inewsmalta.com Mej 25, 2017 10:22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Photos

Testimonials

  • "L-oppinjoni tieghi,f'din s-site,KULLHADD ghandu CANS JESPRIMI RUHU!!!, taqel u ma taqbilx,PROSIT TASSEW!!!"
    DOREEN BORG
  • "Filwaqt li nghidlek proset ta din is-site, nissugerilek tfakkar dak il-mishut Malta File ta zmien EFA. Grazzi"
    GRAY FOX