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An ode to all the frogs

June 17, 2020

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By Singa Terhormat _____________________________________ At first we were afraid, we were petrified Kept thinking we could never live without you by our side But then we spent so many nights thinking how you did us wrong And we grew strong And we learnt how to get along And so you’re back Wanting our votes We […]

Asalkan Bukan Mahathir

June 10, 2020

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In the wake of the Sheraton Move, the collapse of the PH government after Dr M’s bizarre moves, first, resigning as PM, and then seeking to resurrect himself as head of a unity government, and finally Muhyiddin being formally appointed as the 8th PM, I had the opportunity to ask of a senior leader of […]

PD voters, on our behalf, please ask Anwar this. Then vote, on our behalf, too

October 8, 2018

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I wrote publicly to Anwar in this blog on 26th September, 2018. Amongst other things, this is what I said. “Please understand that post 9th May, 2018, we, the rakyat, are no longer the people so long suppressed by BN. We fully understand and have experienced the sheer power in our hands when we come […]

The precious gain and the painful loss the rakyat took from the 14th GE

September 29, 2018

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This is a prelude to my post to share my thoughts on the PD by-election. What was that most precious gain we took from the 14th GE? As an ABU activist since 2011 until the day after the 14th GE, at first blush, the answer seems so plain. UMNO / BN had been brought to […]

PJ Selatanites, rise and take ownership of your constituency (2)

September 21, 2016

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Just got off the phone with YB Hee Loy Sien. Date, time and place of our meeting to discuss and plan resisting the redelineation of our constituency confirmed. Date : 24th September, 2016                                                                                                               Time : 11am                                                                                                                                             Venue : Service Centre of YB Hee Loy Sien,                                                                                  No.936-A, Jalan 17/38, 46400 Petaling Jaya. YB has asked if […]

PJ Selatanites, rise and take ownership of your constituency

September 21, 2016

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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

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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 […]

A call to PJ Selatanites to take charge of their constituency

May 14, 2012

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Who’s Hee? Get to know your MP

March 24, 2012

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A little under 2 weeks ago, I was invited to join a meeting of a group of PJ Selatan voters who wanted to initiate an effort get to know more about our sitting MP, Yang Berkhdmat Hee Loy Sian. I have long been in favour of citizens taking responsibility for what happens in this country. […]

Get to know your Pakatan Rakyat MP

February 19, 2011

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Mid-January, MCLM launched its evaluation exercise in respect of the 76 Pakatan Rakyat MPs, with the help of a pool of volunteers, and an evaluation criteria that was adapted from one developed for use internally by PKR. Let me say it again, that we are not bothering to evaluate the BN MPs because, as far […]