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Hon Malone 'wants to look good' so he could be re-elected– Picko Moff

- Questions motives of Hon Carvin Malone to bring motion for amendments to terms of reference for Constitutional Review Committee
Social Commentator Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff' has accused opposition member, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) of trying to look good in the House of Assembly, in a bid to get re-elected in the 2023 polls in the Virgin Islands. Photo: VINO/File/HoA
Mr Pickering was at the time speaking as a telephone guest during the Monday, September 26, 2022, on the popular International Morning Braff Show on Tola Radio VI 100.5 FM with host Floyd Burnett aka 'Heritage'. Photo: Facebook/File
Mr Pickering was at the time speaking as a telephone guest during the Monday, September 26, 2022, on the popular International Morning Braff Show on Tola Radio VI 100.5 FM with host Floyd Burnett aka 'Heritage'. Photo: Facebook/File
FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI– Social Commentator Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff' has accused Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL) of trying to look good in the House of Assembly (HoA) in a bid to get re-elected at the 2023 general elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

Mr Pickering was at the time speaking as a telephone guest on the popular International Morning Braff Show on Tola Radio VI 100.5 FM with host Floyd Burnett aka 'Heritage' on Monday, September 26, 2022.

House shuts down motion brought by Hon Malone  

On September 21, 2022, the Government side of the House shut down a motion brought by Hon Carvin Malone (AL) for amendments to the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the Constitutional Review Commission.

The proposed amendments, which included term limits for legislators and turning two other sister islands into districts, thereby reducing the At Large seats to two in the HoA, were brought during the Continuation of the Sixth Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly at Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, however, they were all rejected by the House on September 21, 2022.

Hon Malone had only received support in the House from Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3).

Other proposals for amendments also called for consideration of the referendum and a timeline for becoming a unitary sovereign democratic state with the King as Head of State and the nomination of a local Governor General to be considered and a way to recall elected legislators, shifting the responsibility of the civil service, and whether the post of Deputy Premier and Premier should be determined from At-Large candidacy. 

Mr Pickering, speaking on the show, however, questioned the motives of Hon Malone to bring the motion to the House while in the Opposition. 

Hon Malone wants to look good- Picko Moff 

“Malone was in a position of power… and he ain't bring forth nothing to benefit us, but all of a sudden now?” he questioned.

When questioned if he would support legislative changes to VI, he added, “Of course, I would support but I don’t want Malone to pull the wool over our eyes to make it look like he is some god-sent person,” Pickering said while saying that the former minister was not fighting for the people of the VI.

“Malone wants to look good now so he can be reelected, don’t let this man pull no wool over y'all eye. He was in a position of power next to Andrew Fahie [Hon Andrew A. Fahie] and everything that they bring forward none of it was for us,” he added.

Meanwhile, 'Picko Moff' said if it were up to him to bring reform to the VI, he would remove all of the current representatives in the House except for Unity Government Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8).

Mr Pickering; however, did not give a reason for his radical proposal to change the membership of the House.

29 Responses to “Hon Malone 'wants to look good' so he could be re-elected– Picko Moff”

  • josiah'sbay (27/09/2022, 12:54) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
    Scrutinize the message if it's good who cares if the devil deliver it?
  • Yes to Term Limits (27/09/2022, 12:56) Like (37) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mr. Pickering may choose to question Hon. Malone's motives - that's his right, but I certainly agree with the recommendation to introduce term limits for legislators!
    • yeah (27/09/2022, 15:01) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
      N Malone term's up
    • Smh (28/09/2022, 10:29) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
      Exactly my point , that whether you like him or not .Hon. Malone can LEAD. He has the executive as well as legislative experience for the position and a balanced, well rounded approach. No one will be left behind with Hon. Malone even his detractors.
  • Windy (27/09/2022, 13:07) Like (18) Dislike (31) Reply
    Pico from east them people crazy
    • Citizen (27/09/2022, 13:49) Like (16) Dislike (28) Reply
      Really do not know why entertain this Idiot Moff.
      • Sad (28/09/2022, 09:00) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
        Citizen, Mr.Pickering is brave to speak out as a citizen of this country and I commend him. You need to offer something that sound not foolish.
  • old (27/09/2022, 13:58) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Poor black people Some of these gentlemen do not vote for them when the time comes. They all for them self and family and friends.. We nee a new party
    • @old (28/09/2022, 18:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      And what make you feel that new elected Members are going to do better.
  • Stupes (27/09/2022, 14:25) Like (13) Dislike (11) Reply
    With some people you damn if you do and you damn if you don’t. All politicians should “want to look good so they could be the-ejected.”

    People like Pico talk just to hear themselves.
    • the rock (27/09/2022, 22:22) Like (4) Dislike (5) Reply
      You are an idiot, people like Picko, is rear to find, he reminds me of the Hon Noel Lloyd, the most important figure the BVI has ever known!
      • Sir Lloyd (28/09/2022, 09:13) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
        Everyone use to think Sir Noel Lloyd was crazy until we could build on Wickham's Cay. If some people only can see as far as their nose they would never be able to see all possibility there is to attain in life.
    • Flipflop (28/09/2022, 09:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      When a person in power dont know who they are they flipflop read into what Pico outlined and understand.
  • big show (27/09/2022, 15:00) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply

    Everybody from East End crazy because we don’t take @*$%^c from people but Pickford your cuz got you guess I’m crazy too but so be it Carvin is a waste of time and wants to look good but we will make him look good election time from the outside looking in

  • Cgal (27/09/2022, 15:20) Like (16) Dislike (4) Reply
    Picko you're soooo right. He fake as hell.
  • Monkey Man (27/09/2022, 15:45) Like (7) Dislike (17) Reply
    Picko got to be smoking something. He get drama so sad. Mental illness is not being taken seriously around here.
  • again (27/09/2022, 16:25) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
    All has a right to free speech whether.cripple,crazy.For me.anyone who vote for any member of the present demonic VIP members are worse than them.
  • VIP Congress (27/09/2022, 16:31) Like (2) Dislike (18) Reply
    We still voting for Carvin and he needs to be the vip new chairman as the slow man must go
  • Picko wake up my brother... (27/09/2022, 17:22) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    Get use to the schemes, the wheeling and the dealing, the lies and the tricks...Not just Carvin all of them are the same, those who there and those to come...You can contest and win and become another Shareen Flax..Bad and bully on the outside like you, inside now she is like a lamb, I'm not sure about my vote for her anymore, she was the only one on the VIP atlarge was going get a vote, but you see that silent mode she is in,, can't deal with that..
  • (27/09/2022, 18:14) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    Don’t kill the messenger Calvin is one of we
  • YES! (27/09/2022, 19:45) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    I agree with your motion Picko, clean up shop from top to bottom and start again, they all been contaminated and need to be weeded out! You speak for USSSS, the youths with a voice that trying to get into places in this country to make a difference! its high time these great grandparents go home and see about the babies babies and leave forward-minded and able bodied young people to pull us out of the trenches!
  • WOW (27/09/2022, 22:44) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply

    Are you so blinded by hate and vile that you don't have a spirit of forgiveness? You can't give the man a chance? Why do you want to kill th3 messenger when the message is perfect and exactly what this country needs?

    All the times you cheated on the Immigration officer, till she beat up other women she caught you with but she still forgave you and still with you. If she could forgive you and give you many chances to prove yourself then you can forgive CM too!

    Forgive us our tr3spasses as we forgive those that tr3spass against us.

    • @ wow (28/09/2022, 07:03) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply

      Myfb cause she hand 2.. His personal life don’t got sh** to do with it…

      • @wow (28/09/2022, 10:03) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
        them both cheating on each other... he looking at everything business but not himself.
  • Norris Turnbull (28/09/2022, 03:10) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    Wa cone after WE is WEEBLE.
  • randy (28/09/2022, 09:09) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Picko moff is a real idiot. Can’t see as far as his nose and always in some personal jealous BS just like crazy Cindy.

    Why do they give people like ayo a platform doggg? Ayo too selfish and disgusting incompetent nasty people.
    • @Randy (28/09/2022, 10:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Facts. what he saying is true but he is the same one gonna be asking them for help for he business.

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