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Dear Muhyiddin

March 30, 2020

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God’s peace be with you. I caught your Covid-19 stimulus package press conference on TV the other day. A good package? I am hopeless with all the figures bandied about, and there are experts aplenty bisecting and dissecting the RM250b package, so I wont even go there. I will trust Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj in his […]

Even as the rakyat rejoiced in the days after GE14, UMNO was given the Kiss of Life

March 18, 2020

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There’s a fair bit of speculation in this post. You draw your own conclusions. “Looking back during the past few days, it is now quite clear there was a plan to form a unity government without PH” : Xavier Jayakumar, as reported in the Malay Mail on 28th February, 2020. I am not sure about […]

29TH FEBRUARY 2020 : Will We Learn Anything At All?

March 9, 2020

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Jayanath Appudurai 9th March 2020 ____________________________________________________________ The drama that unfolded on 23rd February and beyond are but symptoms of an insidious virus in our society. Its the fear, perceived or imagined, of the “Other” that needs to be treated. Most of us have been socialised to view the Other with suspicion, prejudice often resulting in […]

The one difference that PH brought with their governance, as seen in the last week

March 1, 2020

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I am not saying there has been only one difference that PH brought in their 21 months in governance. And I have so much more to say about this unholy denial of the will of the rakyat expressed through the ballot box on 9th May, 2018. More of that later. The media reporting over the […]

Dr M is not the man to lead a unity government

February 28, 2020

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“Politics, politicians, and political parties prioritise politics too much to the point they forget the country is facing economic and health problems that threaten the country. I believe, right or wrong, politics and political parties must be set aside for now” – Dr M, on why he wants to lead a unity government. “…this option […]

Dear Mahathir

February 27, 2020

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In KK right now and caught you live on TV yesterday evening. Taking in all that you said yesterday, against the backdrop of all that has taken place since last Sunday, and the story making its rounds that Azmin and Gang, to your total exclusion, were working on their dastardly plan, reminds me of the […]

Deep state thwarted, perchance?

January 10, 2020

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Deep state : an alleged secret network of especially nonelected government officials and sometimes private entities (as in the financial services and defense industries) operating extralegally to influence and enact government policy – online Merriam-Webster dictionary MACC’s expose of the wire-tapped recordings on Wednesday has had many people training their guns on the Chief Commissioner. […]