Tun Dr Mahathir: Democracy should be reflective of the majority

Fourth Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that democracy should be reflective of the majority and not pander to whims and fancies of the minority.

“Bullying a small country is the right way to do things. They are democratic within their own country but not with other countries. They are hypocrites and their policy becomes the policy of the world”.

“They (the West) use the might to rule”.

“Democracy failed in many countries. It is not necessarily good. In China, there is no democracy. But they progress well. In some countries which is democratic (changed leaders every two years), they see no progress”.

“Globalisation is only if we can go anywhere and settle down anywhere”, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad interpreting ‘Globalisation’, “Not just the free movement of capital”.

“The interpretation is only one side and they practice discrimination. The only want to use the free movement of capital to exploit poor countries”.

“Why not allowed 150 million Chinese, 100 million of Indians and 20 million of Indonesians move and work in the US and EU? They are very hard working people. There should be free movement of people just like the free movement of capital. Its only fair”

“Citizens of the world should sit down together and discuss and not just only some small group of people , especially the rich. Everyone should have the right to voice their opinion and that is true global democracy”.

“There is no democracy in the world. The logic makes no sense. If they can’t kill one person, then they should not kill 1,000 persons. Killing as a solution to resolve issues is primitive and barbaric. No country should have nuclear weapons. When they have issues, they should sit down and negotiate”.

On the topic of ‘Media Liberlaisation’, “Everyone carry a ‘broadcasting station’ in their pockets”.

“There is no ‘Freedom of Media’ anywhere in the world. Maybe Government cannot control the media, but other people is able to control media. The owners appoint the editors and not the public”, relating his experience that one of Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers once reported that he was bribed RM60,000 for a contract for a British firm.

When talking about blogging as part of new media, he spoke about ‘digital democracy’. “It can be controlled by Government using technology. We hope media to regulate itself but its a hopeless notion. It is extremely difficult”.

“Government should look seriously into these ‘Liberal Media’. There are many good ideas in the media. They should use this alternative media to understand the ‘feelings’ of the people”.

“Government should take heed what has been discussed and consider accordingly in their policies. Some people can be very critical”, said the most populars socio-political blogger.

“Democracy failed in many countries because they failed to deliver. It is not easy to deliver but some people make promises because they did not expect to win”.

“This country should have a strong Government. You can do unpopular things and carry it through. What is popular does not mean it. Is easy not to do”, a strong message for PM Dato’ Seri Mohd. Najib Tun Razak to be decisive.

“Anwar is now being charged with the same crime. It is the same Government who did not agree with me and released him in 2004 but later get him again for the same crime. They did not charge him for something else. Probably it could be true (that he did those crimes)”.

On the notion about the ‘Conspiracy’ against Anwar, “Conspiracy cannot be done by two people. You need more. You have to have the Police, AG, Judges, witnesses and many others to work together. Somebody must talk. Therefore ‘Conspiracy’ theory will not work (in Anwar’s case)”.

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  1. http://english.aljazeera.net/news/europe/2010/10/20101017141335420533.html

    German multiculturalism ‘failing’

    “Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, has said that the country’s attempt to create a multicultural society has “utterly failed”, adding fuel to a debate over immigration and Islam which is polarising her conservative coalition.

    Speaking to a meeting of young members of her Christian Democrats (CDU), Merkel said allowing people of different cultural backgrounds to live side by side without integrating had not worked in a country that is home to some four million Muslims.

    “This [multicultural] approach has failed, utterly failed,” Merkel a the meeting in Potsdam on Saturday.

    The chancellor said immigrants needed to do more to integrate, including learning German.

    Merkel has faced pressure from within her party to take a tougher line on immigrants who do not show a willingness to adapt to German society and her comments appeared intended to pacify her critics.

    She said too little had been required of immigrants in the past and repeated her usual line that they should learn German in order to get by in school and have opportunities in the labour market.”

    When Germany, as a labeled 1st World Country also question the inability of the immigrant to integrate and speak their German language; Malaysian Government have to take the toughest stand possible for the future of Malaysia.

    Read thoroughly what Kijang Mas had articulated in his article ( http://deminegara.blogspot.com/2010/08/so-whats-up-malaysia.html ).

    Malaysian Government! The time is now to make a stand on the SSS!

    • Setuju.

      ‘Satu Sekolah untuk Semua’ is in line with the 1Malaysia concept that will lay the foundation for nation-building.

    • 1sekolah >1bahasa >1 Malaysia.

  2. Master Spinner of the DAP. However people like him would simply disagree and deceive themselves for the sake of power and false philosophy of Malaysian Malaysia. “The rich get richer while poor gets poorer” – will absolute democracy preached by such leaders solved the problem of equality; they have yet to prove anything except wastage of the country’s and people’s time and resources in creating misconceptions, hatred and anarchy. Are the so called “Umnoputras” the only people to be targeted while the Chinese (business) community here gets ever richer by the dozens and days?

    The Malaysian community can see and acknowledge that fact and the bulk of Malays/ Bumiputras will never accept the concept of Malaysian Malaysia, a clearly devised philosophy to misguide the Chinese community under the pretext of covert racism in undermining our forefathers’ hard earned peace and tranquility. Funny, the hard core proponents of democracy ala Barat in Malaysia are the greatest liars, robbers, racists, abuses of power, false leaders of our time and in specific they are exemplified in DSAI, LKS, Kapal Singh etc. How can these leaders talk anything of globalization when they have vested political interests. True democracy, however ones to define it, has exposed the falsehood of these minority leaders.

  3. No comment as my comments are censored by double face Anjing Kotor. This site is hopeless

    • We thought you did not notice. It is a clear message.

      Please free not to come back here in this “hopeless site”.

      Thank you

      • Ugly racist dog

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