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, July 08, 2013

PAC at federal level can't be opposition's; yet in Selangor, offered to Umno, refused to accept!

Datuk Paul Low said:

'Malaysia, unlike other Commonwealth countries, may not have the political maturity to have an opposition member chair its parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Paul Low told The Malay Mail he was in favour of it, but such positions could be abused for political mileage.

“I see it as a good thing, but it is not just about picking fault with the government and not just for political mileage.”

'Low said that in Malaysia the opposition would have to note that the seat was meant to be used for constructive criticism and not just to condemn the government.

“Whether we are ready or not, politicians have to judge,” said Low.'

- See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/pac-chair-post-could-be-abused-for-political-mileage-says-paul-low#sthash.AZYYXYtC.dpuf

What more can we say? It is so obvious that there are endless issues which Pakatan can find fault with BN and Umno, so Paul Low's explanation does not hold water. When is a country mature enough? Isn't it easier to be more transparent and accountable so that PAC has nothing to complain about?

On the other hand, Selangor Umno, by refusing to accept PAC chairmanship, seems more interested in criticising without work and responsibilities. Someone suggested that it is because there is no pay in such a position!

Selangor State Speaker, Hannah Yeoh had just confirmed in a Facebook post:

'It's official, BN has just rejected our offer to give them the chairmanship for Public Accounts Committee in Selangor.'

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