Filed under Laments

Can Gota jump US hurdle?

Sunday Times’ Punch Anointed by the Rajapaksa family as presidential candidate but served summons to answer charges in American courts  When the Colombo High Court granted Gotabaya special permission to travel to the United States between March 26 and April 12, no doubt he would have been over the moon to be given the chance … Continue reading

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Ghost and Gota

Ghost of the past going after Gota (Original Title) Sunday Times’ Satire My dear Gota, I thought I must write to you because you seem to be in the news these days even though you are holidaying in Trump Land and not even here in Paradise where everyone is getting ready with kavum, kokis and kiribath to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Hitler and Poultry Industry

Island Egg eaters consume mashed chicks (Original Title)   I came across a blog by an Indian software engineer, who claimed that he had not eaten eggs because he was a Hindu vegetarian but, since he was curious about “actual facts”, he did some research and had come to the conclusion that eating eggs is … Continue reading

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Thieves, murderers or Nagananda?

Daily Mirror According to Kodituwakku’s vision for the country future MPs will have to be either graduates or should have studied up to that level After every election the same set of shifty mugs are seen in Parliament. There is never a change. Whether they are in the Government, in the opposition or on the … Continue reading

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Monetising indiscipline (by Druggie Drivers and the govt)

Monetising indiscipline (Original Title – Island) Road accidents snuff out about seven or eight lives daily. The proliferation of CCTV cameras has helped us witness, on television, many shocking scenes where vehicles collide head-on or knock down pedestrians. The worst culprits are the private bus and truck drivers who are notorious for their callous disregard … Continue reading

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