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PJ Selatanites, rise and take ownership of your constituency

September 21, 2016


I spoke to YB Hee Loy Sien a little while ago. He is presently overseas and welcomes support from his constituents in resisting the intended changes to our constituency through the impending redelineation exercise. I had asked that he meet us to brief us on the actual situation we face. He has suggested that we […]

Anak bangsa Malaysia, rise & take ownership of your constituencies

September 20, 2016


Malaysiakini reports today that Bersih may be taking the EC to court over the wholesale malapportionment that they propose to shove down our throats through the impending redelineation exercise. Over the last 48 hours, I have heard of other possible court actions being considered by political parties and other interest groups Malaysiakini also reports today  that […]

What? Haven’t had enough of race-based politics?

August 5, 2016


“Veteran journalist A Kadir Jasin today confirmed that the new political party to be registered by former deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin would be a Malay/bumiputera-based party. “The party aims to continue as well as renew the fight of the Malays and bumiputera in the era of globalisation, reformation, transparency and openness,” he said in […]

We don’t need a hero. We need brave ordinary folk to rise and reclaim the nation

August 4, 2016


MSN news reported on 20/72016 that, according to Mukhriz, Mahathir’s new party “will not be radically different from Umno in terms of principles”. – “Via this new party, we want to show that we can champion the people’s cause”, Mukhriz is reported to have said. Champion the people’s cause? Really? A week later, as reported […]

For Riza, US$41m worth of gambling chips. Rakyat, BRIM & GST

July 22, 2016


I spent the better part of yesterday reading for the second time the Complaint filed by the US Justice Dept. Its been well analysed and dissected by Malaysiakini. For those of you who are not subscribed to Malaysiakini, I think its time you spent some money to support their news reporting. Malaysian Official 1 is […]

So who is Malaysian Official 1?

July 21, 2016


Just before 1am this morning, and then a little after 1am, Malaysiakini carried two reports relating to the forfeiture lawsuits filed by the US Justice Department to recover some 17 assets said to have been acquired using funds diverted from 1MDB. Parties named are Najib’s step-son, Riza Aziz,  Jho Low and two former Abu Dhabi officials. […]

Wish I had a reason to trust you, Doc

July 20, 2016


About 2 weeks ago, I was having teh tarik at a mamak stall with a young lady in her late 20s. The subject invariably turned to the state of the nation. Sensing that this young lady was quite oblivious to all that had happened before her time, I gave her a quick history lesson. May […]