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Why I am for the abolition of the death penalty

October 30, 2018

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I have written on this previously, and my views remain the same, so I am just going to reproduce excerpts here of what I wrote before. I want to share my thoughts on why I think the death penalty is wrong, but allow me to first digress for a moment. Irene is in her 70’s. […]

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 […]

Why outsourced road traffic enforcement is not the way to go

October 1, 2018

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This is a sequel to my earlier post. Roads are meant to facilitate movement to transport people and things from one point to another. I suggest that traffic rules are in place to make such transportation safe for all, and to keep the flow of traffic smooth and as unimpeded as possible. This statement of […]

Dear Anwar

September 26, 2018

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Last I wrote to you publicly was on 17th May, 2016. It was in relation to a letter you had written from prison voicing your concerns about the “Dr M-led Save Malaysia and People’s Declaration initiative”. Then, this is what I had said of your letter : “Last night, I joined Chegubard and Arul of PSM in […]

Is DBKL’s traffic enforcement founded on race considerations?

September 26, 2018

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Last Saturday, 22nd September, I met up with Mike at Papparich in Taman Danau Desa, around 2pm. At my suggestion, Mike parked right beside the restaurant, in an area clearly indicated as a “No Parking” zone. It was going to be right next where we sat, and I thought since it was a short meeting, […]

The day the AG screwed himself, and Guan Eng, in the process

September 3, 2018

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When Guan Eng was charged in 2016 by the MACC with abusing his position as chief minister in approving a land deal as well as purchasing a bungalow at below market price, most of us were convinced that he was going to get screwed by the system. I was convinced that the unholy trinity of […]

Surely we, the Rakyat, have the right to know what CIR reported to CEP

August 26, 2018

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The Committee on Institutional Reforms (CIR) submitted its report to the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) on 17th July, 2018 and a copy of the same to the PM on 19th July, 2018. By its terms of reference, the CIR was to : examine the present state of key institutions, identify their shortcomings and problem areas, […]