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 appears 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.)

Monday, June 03, 2013

Musa Aman's act of paranoia and barbarity?

'The act by Sabah CM to bar Nurul Izzah is an act base on unfounded fear and unexplainable paranoia.'
By Jose Mario Dolor De Vega

Excerpt:

'As a former expatriate in Malaysia, an independent observer and as a Social Science lecturer, I condemn to the utmost the utterly unreasonable and undeniably barbaric act committed against Nurul Izzah Anwar by the so-called powers that be in Sabah.

I am specifically condemning Musa Aman and the state immigration department who executed the patently illegal and idiotic order given by Musa.

Nurul is a legitimate citizen of Malaysia. She is an elected member of Malaysian parliament.
As a legislator, she was voted into office by the rakyat themselves.
It is a basic rule of decorum and legal protocol in all civilized jurisdiction that a legislator, a member of parliament, in a word, a representative of the people that they deserve a certain degree of deference and respect and that is by virtue of their public office.
Is this how the state of Sabah treats its visitors? Is this how the state of Sabah treats its legislator? Is this how the Chief Minister treats a fellow member of parliament? Is this how they treat a representative of the people? Is this how the CM treats a fellow citizen?

This is a shame!'

'In a statement issued by Musa Aman, the government “has had no problems with opposition figures entering the state as evident in the run-up to the recent general election.”

Your act of barring and banning Nurul from entering the state of Sabah is not only illegal, but incontestably immoral and idiotic. It is an idiotic act that is base on fear and paranoia. Undoubtedly, this is a vulgar display of power.

Why do you fear the presence of Nurul in Sabah? Are you afraid that because she is in town, the people will come out in full force? If that is the case, then what is wrong with that?'

'So now, in Malaysia, it is not illegal for the Sabah CM to bar a fellow Malaysian and a MP, but it is perfectly legal to allow illegal workers, such as the Filipinos, the Indonesians, Pakistanis, etc. to roam freely and work openly to the state?

There seems to be, in my view an underlying lies and political discrimination with regard to the position undertaken by the CM. He said that, they welcome everyone into Sabah, yet when it comes to Nurul:
“However if we have reason to believe that your presence here will pose a threat to these ideals that Sabah has enjoyed all these while, you are not welcomed here…”

See? In my view, only a moron could fail to discern the hypocrisy and contradiction of the CM. What he is saying is that, you are welcome, but you are not welcome! What the hell is that?
Let us try to subject the fallacious contention of the CM using a simple illustration.
General rule: everybody is welcome in Sabah…
Exception to the rule: Except Nural Izzah.
Is that what the CM is trying to tell the Malaysian people and the whole world?
And what is the basis of the CM’s preposterous decision?
This is what he said:
“We have reason to believe that Nurul Izzah’s intentions to come to Sabah this time round may not be as innocent as she or her fellow opposition members make it out to be…”

More:
https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2013/06/02/an-act-of-paranoia-and-barbarity/
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