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Family Bandysm, Crossovers are Typical and Traditional

Crossovers, a crime against electors  “For I will not say anything which I will not promise, Nor promise anything which I will not swear. What I swear, I will sign, And what I sign, I shall, with God’s grace, ever perform.”  – King James I to House of Commons in 1607 Kalutara district MP Kumara … Continue reading

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It’s a family issue

Sunday Times Satire My dear Mahinda maama, I thought of writing to you after seeing and hearing you at the big tamasha last week to introduce your malli, Gota, as the candidate of the ‘pohottuwa’ party at the next big election for the top job. It was impressive as an evening of entertainment rather than a political … Continue reading

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Multi-trillion pickpockets of the public purse

Sunday Times Editorial The Presidential Commission that has investigated SriLankan Airlines and its subsidiary, Mihin Lanka, has placed the official seal on several outlandish happenings that have taken place at these exalted institutional ‘sacred cows’ and been talked about over the years. The way the national airline has been run is pathetically symptomatic not only … Continue reading

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A melancholy week of many wrongs and no rights

Sunday Times This was a week of many wrongs and virtually no rights. The optics of the image released to the public when the Bodu Bala Sena’s Galagoda atte Gnanasara and his mother met President Maithripala Sirisena following his pardoning while serving a prison sentence for contempt of court said it best, smiles and merry … Continue reading

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