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WITH ‘ENEMIES’ LIKE THESE …

May 17, 2013

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WITH ‘ENEMIES’ LIKE THESE … There is a saying which is often at the tip of our tongue: “With friends like these, who needs enemies?” Which is to say there are times when friends do seem to behave like our worst enemies. But at times, the reverse could be equally true: with enemies like these […]

WITH ‘ENEMIES’ LIKE THESE …

May 17, 2013

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There is a saying which is often at the tip of our tongue: “With friends like these, who needs enemies?” Which is to say there are times when friends do seem to behave like our worst enemies. But at times, the reverse could be equally true: with enemies like these who needs friends! Let me […]

THE TIME FUSE IS LIGHTED

April 3, 2013

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DISSOLUTION in itself does not mean our waiting period for the general elections is over. But it does light the TIME FUSE and our opportunity to CHANGE how we function and move forward as a nation will have to take place within a maximum of 60 days and no more. Since the TIME FUSE is […]

THE TIME FUSE IS LIGHTED

April 3, 2013

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DISSOLUTION in itself does not mean our waiting period for the general elections is over. But it does light the TIME FUSE and our opportunity to CHANGE how we function and move forward as a nation will have to take place within a maximum of 60 days and no more. Since the TIME FUSE is […]

ANWAR: PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE

March 25, 2013

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So, blame him, ridicule him, charge him, jail him, punch him, shame him, keep him out of the thirteen states of the Federation of Malaysia. And if we succeed, our country will live peacefully, harmoniously, securely, and prosperously under UMNO/BN forever more- without corruption, wrongdoing or disharmony– from Perlis to Sabah, not to mention Sarawak. […]

ABUSING ONE’S RANK TO CUT CORNERS

February 5, 2013

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“Low-class behaviour is low-class immaterial of a person’s so-called high-class status. Hence the adage, ‘Leadership by example’. Conversely, high-class behaviour and demeanour on the part of a so-called lower-class person is a high-class act! Taking advantage of and abusing one’s rank to cut corners, demand and receive, plunder and steal, assault and pilfer, lie and […]

HOPE IN A NEW GENERATION

February 2, 2013

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“This author places hope in a new generation of politicians in every political party who will, in time to come, take the government, opposition and citizenry to a new level of political understanding, practice and participation hitherto not seen in our first 55 years of independence as Malaya (49 years as Malaysia)… Reflecting his hope […]

END POLITICAL MONOPOLY!

February 1, 2013

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“This author subscribes to the principle of check and balance in all human enterprises and endeavours to mitigate the effects of human sin. Therefore he supports a two-party system as the only legitimate democratic process whereby contesting sides in an election to parliament, state legislative assembly or local council may not take their constituents for […]

IMPARTIAL, NOT NEUTRAL

January 30, 2013

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“This author strives to be impartial, not neutral. To be neutral is not aligning with or supporting any side or position in a given controversy. To be impartial is to apply the same standards and requirements to all parties or persons concerned. Right is right, wrong is wrong. Both sides are to be assessed or […]

A BRIEF HISTORY OF COUNTING

January 14, 2013

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With so much counting activity going on in Malaysia these days, it sets me thinking of … NUMBERS. Of the first counting most normal human beings began with. We would have started with our fingers, one, two, three, four five, before we realised there were five more fingers on the other hand, making it ten! […]