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

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?
Corruption is 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.)

Sunday, September 16, 2012

By analogy, how would Joceline Tan describe Najib then?

... for failing to take up Anwar's challenge to a debate. Is it because he thinks he is above Anwar in a public debate? We would like to know more from 'a horse's mouth' too.
"...There were high expectations when Khalid came in as Mentri Besar but he has not really shone. People do not have deep grievances about him nor do they find him indispensable. Ambivalence is not a good thing in politics.
The Talam land recovery deals have affected his corporate image. Instead of taking matters into his hands and facing the public to explain everything, he seems to be dodging his critics. It is fine if he thinks he is above taking on MCA’s Datuk Chua Tee Yong in a public debate but he should not be hiding behind three Pakatan MPs and his political secretary Faekah Husin. People want to hear it from the horse’s mouth..."
The present one-sided presentation of views in the mainstream media reminds me of the following quote:
 "I offered my opponents a deal: "if they stop telling lies about me, I will stop telling the truth about them".
~Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952.

When will journalists like Joceline start to give fair coverage to the alternative views?

To the general public, Talam is no longer an issue, yet BN and their mouthpieces prefer to flog a dead horse.

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