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Judging PH’s 100 days and moving forward

August 16, 2018

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The PH government had its first term report card out yesterday. To see how they have fared in their first 100 days in office. Why 100 days? Well, PH did promise us a set of 10 reforms to be delivered within their first 100 days. Now, taking those 100 days to start the day after […]

On the brink of a dictatorship, most vicious

August 15, 2018

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Just a week into a new non-UMNO/BN government in place, and we were feted to exposes that suggested that the scale of the mismanagement of the national finances was much worse than most had thought. It became increasingly clear that Najib had not been truthful about the source of the RM2.6 billion that was transferred […]

How long more a nation divided, founded on lies?

August 14, 2018

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“We will also defend the special rights of the Malays and bumiputera, without abandoning the other races…” – Anwar, as reported in Malaysiakini on 1st August, 2018. “A congress on the future of the bumiputera and the nation will be held soon, where we will gather economists and experts from various sectors…This is to discuss […]

Repeal of draconian BN laws Bill 2018

August 2, 2018

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 Preamble : A law to free the rakyat from the tyranny of draconian laws Section 1(1) The laws enumerated in Schedule I hereto are hereby repealed Schedule I Sedition Act, 1948 Anti-Fake News Act, 2018 3. National Security Council Act, 2016 __________________________________________________ Took me all of 2 minutes to hammer out the title, preamble, section […]

Excellent choice of speaker, but was due process adhered to?

July 16, 2018

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That seemed to be the stance of the opposition MPs in parliament today, barring KJ and Anifah, as they staged a walk out during the swearing in of the speaker of the Dewan Rakyat, Ariff Mohd Yusof. I don’t think there is anyone who disputes the credentials of this man. We have every reason to expect […]

Presidential debate : Din see no prez material there

June 30, 2018

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 On 20/5/2018, FMT reported that Kedah UMNO youth wanted Khairy to run for the party presidency. You can read that report HERE. That same day, I sent the link to that report to an UMNO man and a Whatsapp chat ensued. Me : Now why am I not surprised? Is this the best a reformist […]

Restore public confidence in the judiciary by serving old wine in new bottles?

June 15, 2018

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I want to start this post by reproducing what I have written in an earlier post. That post was written on 23rd November, 2010 : “…in the arena in which the gladiators of the law sought to right the wrongs of the land, one component was indispensable. The impartial judge. The judge who could rise […]