How should we judge a government?

In Malaysia, if you don't watch television or read newspapers, you are uninformed; but if you do, you are misinformed!

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing." - Malcolm X

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience - Mark Twain

Never argue with an idiot, otherwise people won't know which one of you is the idiot.
Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright - until you hear them speak.

Why we should be against censorship in a court of law: Publicity is the very soul of justice … it keeps the judge himself, while trying, under trial. - Jeremy Bentham

"Our government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no
responsibility at the other. " - Ronald Reagan

Government fed by the people

Government fed by the people

Career options

Career options
I suggest government... because nobody has ever been caught.

Corruption so prevalent it affects English language?

Corruption so prevalent it affects English language?

When there's too much dirt...

When there's too much dirt...
We need better tools... to cover up mega corruptions.

Prevent bullying now!

Prevent bullying now!
If you're not going to speak up, how is the world supposed to know you exist? “Orang boleh pandai setinggi langit, tapi selama ia tidak menulis, ia akan hilang di dalam masyarakat dan dari sejarah.” - Ananta Prameodya Toer (Your intellect may soar to the sky but if you do not write, you will be lost from society and to history.)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Najib vs Anwar : dealing with Hecklers and Harassers

It had to do with politics, nothing to do with Ketuanan Melayu.

Our PM had to deal with a handful of hecklers at an event in London recently. The hecklers chose a wrong time to do so. If they expected others to support them, they were disappointed. Most of those present were organizers and invited guests. If students or government officials, most of them were ferried from all over UK, at our government's expense. Our Malaysian High Commission would have ensured nothing embarrassing would happen, or at least, not prolong.

As a comparison and contrast, I re-visited my letter to Malaysiakini, five years ago. In the case of an event involving Anwar (with several international personalities), Malaysian student organizers were given a hard time by our Malaysian Students Department.

My letter to Malaysiakini in 2007...
Don't patronise our varsity students
http://www.malaysiakini.com/letters/65157

Last Sunday, at Seri Iskandar, I noticed a big poster of our Menteri Besar with big letters screaming out 'RAKYAT TIADA DIPINGIRKAN' (if I remember correctly) which means 'the people won't be left out'  (if I understand it correctly). My immediate reaction was my imaginary 'HANYA ORANG YANG SOKONG PEMBANGKANG' or 'Except those who support the Opposition' which should follow.

There is no change at all, as far as our political situation is concerned, the latest being Anwar, Azmin and Chegu Bard being charged for being involved in the recent Bersih 3.0 rally.

By the way, Rais can really count! He said there were only 22,270 participants at the rally and not as claimed by the organizers and the opposition. Just looking at the figure, I can tell him not to bullshit with such an accurate figure. Probably he should be counting rice instead.
Link

2 comments:

KMPDSB said...

Why cnt Malaysian don't even hv that kind of quality ? Why pick rotten ybs ? Are we short of kind of clean quality truthfull human beings

KMPDSB said...

Ah wasting time oh we hv quality person oh