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As you judged, so you shall be, too

February 24, 2021


On 21st June, 2020, I wrote : “I have read the comments in the article that forms the basis of the AG’s application to move contempt proceedings against Mkini. Respectfully, I take a different view from him. I have no doubt that the lawyers who will appear for Mkini will put forth a strong case […]

Please, NSK, may I buy some food?

February 12, 2021


Last March, when we were hit with the first MCO, starting on the 18th, I was very gratified with the SOP adopted by NSK, Brem Mall. Warga emas were given priority to go in and do their grocery shopping. Nice. This evening, I headed to NSK, Brem Mall to get some foodstuff. Scanned and took […]

Crime does not pay? It does, lah!

May 14, 2020


If you’re set on crime as your vocation, though, remember. Big time. If you’re going to steal, steal big time. Going to wash money ( launder, lah ), wash big time. Dont be jaguh kampung! Take kow kow! If its big enough, and you get caught, can work it out, one. Return half, and go […]

The munafiq (hypocrite), responsibility and trust

April 30, 2020


Singa Terhormat _______________________________ During the lifetime of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), there were those who professed to be Muslims when in fact they were but mere hypocrites. God revealed to the Prophet (pbuh): “And of mankind, there are some (hypocrites) who say: “We believe in Allâh and the Last Day” while in fact they believe not.” […]

Deep state thwarted, perchance?

January 10, 2020


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. […]

Please, Sir, could you also clean up some other bad law?

January 6, 2018


In May, 1994, my brother Adam, and I, were in the lobby at Parliament to listen to proceedings relating to a bill to amend the Constitution which, in my view, if passed, would remove an important institutionalised check against draconian law-making. When the constitution was first promulgated, law making required the consensus of 3 institutions […]

Ini bukan negaraku. Saya sini cari makan

September 20, 2016


You could readily expect such a response from a Bangladeshi, an Indonesian or a Myanmari if you called upon any such person to take up arms to defend our nation against an external threat. He or she is here to earn what he can to send back to his family in his faraway homeland. What, […]

Ah, what price this beast called activism

April 16, 2016


As I write this, I ask that this post not deter anyone from stepping forward to do your part to save this beloved nation of ours. I want to respond to a comment somewhere that the UMNO/BN efforts to instil fear amongst the rakyat was having its intended effect as even ‘Haris Ibrahim has chosen to […]

Tis painful, dear ‘erick, I know, to learn, that all that glitters is not gold

December 21, 2012


Ah, me friend from way Down Under, Were ye not looking this way one summer, When the people’s choice was rent asunder, In the Silvery state by a mother @#$%er. This knave you hold in high esteem, Has two sides to him,maybe more, it would seem, To the unsuspecting, he’s creme de la creme, Yet […]

Resign from which constitutionally sanctioned position, guys?

October 17, 2010


NST online reports that a group of Angkatan Muda Keadilan members from PKR branches in Penang and Perak yesterday demanded that party de-facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim step down. “We do not want a leader preoccupied with his own problems… we hope that Anwar will repent to safeguard the party’s image…We also do not […]