Browsing All Posts filed under »Digressions«

A simple majority

August 7, 2014

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By Singa Terhormat The Selangor State Assembly currently has 56 State seats held by the following parties. DAP__________________15 PAS__________________15 PKR__________________14 UMNO________________12 Now if PAS were to side with UMNO on a no-confidence vote against current MB  Khalid,  they would have 27 votes, a minority. They would need one more vote to tie the matter. Where […]

On whose neck will the dirty dossier come down like the Sword of Damocles? Khalid’s or PKR’s?

August 6, 2014

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So, the much spoken of ‘Khalid dirty deeds’ dossier is out and about. I haven’t seen the full text of the dossier, and so, like many of you, have been dependent on news reports as to its contents. Khalid obviously is not losing sleep over it, and has got his boys to go over to […]

Why I will not have Azmin as my MB

August 6, 2014

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Selangor, I am told, is the richest state in the federation. The jewel in the federal crown. One of the reasons UMNO is desperate to get it back. And, so I am told, why some Pakatan leaders would love the chance to be at the helm. So much available for the picking. Imagine you are […]

I am a Selangorian. And I will not have Azmin Ali as my MB

August 4, 2014

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Malaysiakini reports today that the PKR political bureau met at its headquarters last night. As expected, the matter of Khalid and his refusal to make way for a new MB came up for discussion. Malaysiakini, quoting a source from within PKR, reports that the party may put forth a second name, as alternative to Wan Azizah, to replace Khalid, with a view […]

Robed bigotry

July 23, 2014

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By Singa Terhormat Ex-CJ, Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad  is reported, in substantiating his contention that Islam is under threat in Penang, to allege that an ex-mufti informed him that during the launch of a building in the state attended by a deputy chief minister, prayers were done by a Christian priest, a Hindu priest and […]

Well done, Your Honour

July 23, 2014

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In my ‘It don’t work that way, Pop’ post, I had said that if I was the magistrate before whom Kiki had to appear to face criminal charges relating to the Kuantan road bullying incident, and she pleaded guilty, I’d sentence her to 100 hours of community service. In fact she was charged in the Sessions Court, Kuantan. […]

It don’t work that way, Pop

July 21, 2014

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Staronline reported last Thursday that Uncle Sim, the victim of the recent Kuantan road bully case hopes that the public will, as he has himself done, forgive the perpetrator, Siti Fairrah Ashykin Kamaruddin, and that no criminal charges be brought against her in connection with that most unfortunate incident. Firstly, I want to say that I […]

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