First, lets get definitions out of the way. The freedictionary explains the phrase “THIRD FORCE” to mean, amongst others, “one or more nations, political parties, or other organizations occupying an intermediate position between two other opposed forces”. Could we expand this to allow for individuals? Or just 1? Seriously, I’ve never needed numbers behind me […]
The last I wrote to you through this blog was on 18th August, 2008, 8 days before polling day in Permatang Pauh. Then I wrote to say that I was going to “take a chance with you”. Much has taken place since, and our personal circumstances have changed radically. You now languish in prison on […]
Heck, throw in the whole lot. Perak, Penang and Kedah, too. Who won, and how? We know UMNO/BN did not. Pakatan Rakyat? They weren’t even a formal election pact then. So who? In January, 2009, I was in Kuala Terengganu for the bye-election. BN had won the seat in the 12th GE. As the group […]
A cancer blights the nation. Stage 3. Najib? 1MDB? These are the symptoms. I reckon the first signs of this cancer showed up some time in the 60’s, when the unconstitutional notion of Bumi / non-Bumi was introduced into the national psyche. Divide and rule, remember? Then, round about 1973, the Alliance morphed into Barisan Nasional, bringing on board, […]
In the run-up to the 13th GE, ground intelligence reports suggested that, subject to one important condition, opposition could win 12-14 of the 25 parliamentary seats in Sabah. That one all-important condition? Straight contests in all the constituencies. Government servants, uniformed personnel and small time businessmen dependent on small government contracts had to see and […]
What must baby’s mum not do to break that mother-child bond…to not make baby hate her one day? What the heck am I talking about? Find out at The Rakyat Times HERE.
It’s simple. You have a Facebook account. Take a photo of yourself with a ‘kembalikan negara ku’ placard. Like this. Post it on Facebook, on the Negara-Ku page and challenge 5 others to do the same. Here, I’ll even give you the simple words to use to make it easy for you. “I call on Mono […]