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Rogue former Director of Commercial Criminal Investigation Department Dato’ Ramli Yusuff is taking former IGP Tan Sri Musa Hassan to court. This is on the  latter’s ‘White Knight, Black Knight’ statement  about the former being allowed and given a platform to systematically attack Musa. Musa made this statement during a media conference in PJ Hilton 10 December 2012.

Ramli Yusuff sues Musa Hassan over ‘black knight’ label

 

FEBRUARY 28, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Datuk Ramli Yusuff is suing Tan Sri Musa Hassan for defamation over the retired Inspector-General of Police’s alleged description of him as a “black knight”, stepping up the verbal mud-slinging between the two police veterans that could implicate the entire force.

In his statement of claim filed today at the Shah Alam High Court registry, the former Commercial Crimes Investigation Department chief accused his former colleague and critic of tarnishing his reputation publicly with statements made at a news conference last year.

In the December 10 news conference, Musa had suggested that unnamed political figures were backing Ramli (picture) in the latter’s public war of words with him.

According Musa, Ramli had been given the platform to criticise him and paint the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) in good light.

“It seems like he’s the white knight, saviour of PDRM … while I’m the black knight who is destroying PDRM,” Musa had said.

Replying to a question by a reporter on how Ramli could have amassed wealth while only holding the post of CCID director, Musa had said that Ramli “would have some links somewhere”.

“He should answer to the public … how he possesses so much riches and wealth,” said Musa.

Musa also accused outspoken former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) advisory panel member Tan Sri Robert Phang of abusing his authority by transferring a senior police officer in order to speed up the deployment of a project backed by the latter.

“(Phang) threatened the officer: if you don’t commission (this project), you will be transferred in 24 hours.

“If someone from the public can threaten a policeman … he must have powers in the police force,” Musa claimed.

Phang, a prominent public figure, had filed a RM100 million defamation suit against Musa last January 4, claiming the ex-top policeman of deliberately uttering words to tarnish his image by reportedly linking him to the underworld and interfering with police personnel movement.

The alleged project was a 2009 upgrade of the analogue communications system used by PDRM to a digital Motorola system, which Musa said was worth hundreds of millions of ringgit.

He described the officer transferred as an expert in communications, ranking “higher than assistant commissioner of police (ACP)”, a Datuk, and still an active member of the force.

Musa said he was only revealing this now in response to Phang’s allegation that the ex-IGP is backed by crime syndicates.

“I don’t want to shame others, but people are shaming me … (But) this is not a retaliation,” he added.

Musa had maintained he never abused his authority during his 41 years in the police force despite Ramli’s persistent claim that he had colluded with the country’s top lawyer to escape charges linking him to Johor’s underworld.

The retired IGP said he has done nothing wrong and offered to subject himself to questioning by the MACC to clear his name.

Ramli has repeatedly accused the ex-IGP of having close ties with Chinese vice syndicates while serving as Johor police chief.

He recently rekindled the 2006 rumours that had linked Musa to Goh Cheng Poh, an underworld figure nicknamed “Tengku Goh” and said to be a Johor mob boss, after the ex-IGP raised a stink over the executive’s purported interference with police work.

Court documents filed by the alleged mobster and made public in a sensational trial in August 2007 had fuelled speculation of a special relationship with Musa, who had by then succeeded Tan Sri Mohammed Bakri Omar as IGP for nearly a year.

In his affidavit, Goh was reported to have said: “I believe the IGP was not informed of my arrest and detention.”

Musa had also been investigated by the anti-graft agency on suspicion of involvement with three members of an illegal gambling syndicate shortly after his promotion to IGP in September 2006, but Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail was reported to have ordered the investigation file closed in July 2007 due to lack of evidence.

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The fact still remain. Ramli was a senior Police officer who was charged for graft and corruption, at the peak of his game. On the other hand, Musa had an impeccable and  clean bill of service.

By his own declaration, Ramli also admitted to have amassed a substantial amount of wealth way above his aggregated income throughout the service as a career Policeman. It is unbelievable that a civil servant could afford such luxurious properties.

That also brought about the question in the minds of so many people did Ramli declare all these income which enabled him to acquire all these assets, to the Inland Revenue Board. Otherwise, he is someone that could face the powers of DGIR provided under the Income Tax Act and be found guilty of tax evasion.

In the past, Ramli has been a tool of demonisation of the authority and mainstay of political power. As the Director of Commercial Crime Investigation Department, he wrote a letter to then Prime Minister PM ‘Flip-Flop’ Abdullah Ahmad Badawi about former MAS Chairman Tan Sri Tajudin Ramli about “Making an aggregated losses of RM 8.1 billion” when the latter was running the national carrier.

That is something that Ramli did not substantiate, not could be proven through the annual reports between 1994-2002 when Tajudin was at the helm of Malaysia Airlines.

Most importantly, is this another sordid Opposition 13 GE Wayang ploy after Deepak and PI Bala? Lately, Ramli has been seen consorting the Opposition and at one time speculation rived about him being a PKR candidate for 13 GE.

As 13 GE lurks very closely, the Opposition tends to court and feature ‘Has Beens’ such as disgruntled or disgraced ex-politicians, civil servants and/or senior officers from Police, Armed Forces and Royal Customs in the usual political gimmick-cum-stunts to realise the ‘Politics of Hatred’ strategy. These would not happen in their series of ceramahs in the early or middle part between an electoral term.

Then again, it is all about Wayang. The Wayang of falsehood, fake personalities and people who are not really who they feature themselves to be. This include Ramli Yusuff.

*Updated 2000hrs

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Published in: on February 28, 2013 at 14:00  Comments (3)  

Tak kenal maka tak cinta (sambungan)

Sambungan dari siri yang lepas. Kisah Ketua Pembangkang Anwar “Manusia Pelbagai Wajah” Ibrahim dirungkai secara fakta dan dikukuhkan dengan testimoni personaliti yang tertentu

Published in: on February 26, 2013 at 14:00  Comments (5)  

Dive bombing the Flagship

It is evidently clear that the Opposition is really desperate. Since they have nothing new to offer, failed when given the chance and now they to resort to perpetuating lies, in their hour of desperation as their politicking boat is sinking.

They are really banking on their ‘Politics of Hatred’ strategy, trying very hard to demonise the authorities especially the law enforcement agencies such the Police, MACC, AG’s Chambers, Royal Customs, Armed Forces and even local authorities failed miserably. Their unholy-marriage-of-(in)convenience-between-backstabbing-estranged-bedfellows is showing serious cracks. In fact, the grassroots themselves either exiting or pressuring for the wedge.

The Opposition has no economic nor development plan what so ever for Malaysians to move forward. What they have so far is making ridiculous unrealizable promises to pacify different interest groups with unrealistic total subsidies, without explaining the increased Federal Government revenue source. That, inadvertently would eventually bankrupt the Federal Government in catastrophic proportions.

Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Mohd. Najib Tun Razak is getting very popular with various stakeholders within the Malaysian populous. His economic transformation plan (ETP), government transformation plan  (GTP) and political transformation plan are beginning to show success and bear fruit. The economy is growing at 5.4%, more youths are getting job placements, massive infrastructure programs to alleviate the rakyats’ woes are on the way and most of the so called draconian laws have been repealed.

Democracy and the democratic process is not only transparent but has been seen to be transparent.

Prime Minister Najib is a leader deemed ‘popular and likable’ by majority of Malaysians. They throng in droves of tens of thousands to meet and hear him out, ever so often all over the country. He is almost everywhere, doing the people thing, meeting the people and seeing for his ownself progress and issues on the ground.

He is world apart compared to his predecessor, which brought Barisan Nasional (BN) to its worst general election performance almost five years ago.

Undoubtedly, the confidence and support is back. A good Commander is back in charge and taking the stewardship of the Task Force of several vessels carrying 28 million passengers name ‘Malaysia’ steaming forward, in realizing the immediate desired destination of ‘Vision 2020’.  Even though some of these vessels are under rogue stewards, never the less the Task Force Commander (who is also a Flag Admiral) and his senior officers and crew are ensuring that all the vessels move forward together.

The pirates in the vessels with these rogue captains are restless as soon enough, some of these vessels would be overrun by officers and crew trusted by the Task Force Commanders. As they realise that this eventuality is very near and the tide is literally changing against their favour.

Hence, they need to dive bomb the vessel ‘Seri Perdana’ and eliminate the Task Force Commander. At all cost. Even though they have tried this countless times since Ijok by-election in April 2007, over and over again with all sorts of stunts and failed throughout. Yet, they are still at it again in the desperate morbid attempt.

This time, they need to send some Kamikaze pilots to do the task as conventional dive bombing does nothing, not even a scathing dent. This is their only hope as their own vessels have no much ammunition to continue the fight.

Tonight, a handful of people who belief in elves, ghost stories, bogeymen that they create from their sordid imagination and hallucination and the sort who often get nightmares because of the demons in their own head, would congregate. They would listen the perpetuated lies of PI Bala, Cynthia Gabriel, A Samad Said and Badrulhisham “Chegu Bard” Shahahrin in a forum at the Chinese Assembly Hall titled “Siapa Bunuh Altantuyaa?”.

These people did not give any evidence during the trial of the two Police officers who were charged and convicted to the brutal murder of the Mongolian national. And yet the hold forums. Someone should remind them that this an act of crime, for slanderous defamation. They could go to jail for that. Unless, they want to do a ‘Raja Petra’ after being charged and jump bail.

Pity these souls. They refuse to believe in reality and clinically addicted to the hauntings of the demons in their heads, from the opium that they create on the own. Probably, their sanity should have been dive-bombed so that a decent brain-like could grow instead.

Published in: on February 25, 2013 at 18:00  Comments (14)  

Tak kenal maka tak cinta

Orang Melayu sering menggunakan ungkapan ‘Tak kenal maka tak cinta’. Oleh demikian, kita perlu cuba mengenali siapa yang berusaha untuk menjadi Perdana Menteri kita itu. Ini merupakan video episod pertama dalam tiga bahagian, mengenai Ketua Pembangkang Anwar Ibrahim yang telah dirakam dan sunting dari pelbagai sumber.

Sejarah yang berlaku pada yang masa yang lepas merupakan ukuran baik untuk membuat unjuran kemana arah dan halatuju. Terutama oleh personaliti yang mengenali Anwar Ibrahim secara dekat dan semenjak sekelian lama.

Published in: on February 25, 2013 at 09:30  Comments (3)  

Livre Orange

Un grand nombre de promesses faites dans le passé, mais sont pour embaucher remplies? Plus important encore, le coût et l’effet, même si ces promesses se concrétisent

P/S: To those who are unable to read French, the two Youtube recordings very much tells the message

Published in: on February 24, 2013 at 16:00  Comments (1)  

Sepuluh Budak Hitam

Zaman kanak kanak, lagu menjadi sebahagian dari mainan dalam masa rekreasi. Masa itu, media tidak begitu meluas dan terhad. Namun, antara lagu yang terkenal menajdi mainan budak budak waktu itu ialah lagu ‘Sepuluh Budak Hitam’.

Masa kini ada kisah ‘Sepuluh Budak Hitam’ itu. Mereka ujud dalam personaliti popular seperti Anwar, Karpal, Deepak, Surendran, Sivarasah, Ambiga, Vell Paari, PI Balasubramaniam, Xavier dan Uthaya Moorthy.

Mungkin kisah mereka tidak dalam sebagaimana yang didendangkan oleh Jalil Hamid itu, iatu main tepi lomgkang, main cucuk jarum, tanam tanam, tutup mata, panjat panjat dan tepi telaga, makan gelojoh, masuk dalam gua dan salah tuntut ilmu. Kami rasa tidak perlu juga untuk diulang dan perhalusi bagaimana dan apa peranan mereka dalam masyarakat dan tanahair kebelakangan ini.

Namun, peranan mereka ini membuat pelbagai isu, onar dan mengganggu gugat, samada ada secara langsung, tidak langsung dan artifisial. Ianya begitu intensif dan sensitif sehingga menimbulkan pelbagai kekeliruan, keresahan, keraguan, kemarahan, kebencian, komplikasi dan kontroversi dalam pelbagai sudut dalam perjalanan dan sistem kehidupan, masyarakat, kerajaan, perundangan dan perlembagaan bagi golongan majoriti, yang sebelum ini aman, stabil dan permai.

Bayangkan, sepuluh personaliti ini boleh memberikan kesan untuk sebegitu ramai rakyat Malaysia dalam tempoh yang begitu singkat. Ianya tidak akan berlalu dengan mudah. Sama sekali tidak akan dilupakan sebegitu sahaja.

Satu hari sejarah akan merakamkan sinopsis sumbangan sepuluh mereka ini dalam keadaan yang tidak positif dan progresif, terutama dalam proses pembinaan negara-bangsa (nationhood). Diharapkan, penceritaan kisah mereka dilakukan dalam konteks yang berkenaan dan mereka dikaitkan, bagi memberikan gambaran sebenar dan lakaran besar (bigger picture) permasalahan yang sedang ditempuh dan kesan keadaan.

Tauladan sepuluh personaliti ini ialah contoh baik ‘Akibat tinta setitik, habis rosak santan sebelanga’.

Published in: on February 23, 2013 at 21:00  Comments (8)  

Love for Seri Paduka Yang DiPertuan Agong I

The loyalty for the Bank Negara instrument with the face of Tuanku Abdul Rahman which is the drive for these traitors

The loyalty for the Bank Negara instrument with the face of Tuanku Abdul Rahman which is the drive for these traitors

It was all about money. All the treachery was about some NRD officers and their syndicate got greedy and started a little enterprise on their own, hiving off citizenships via identification cards to foreigners in Sabah from the late 80s all the way through to the 90s.

Syndicate led by NRD men made RM11m selling ICs, Sabah RCI told

 
UPDATED @ 01:27:33 PM 22-02-2013
By Boo Su-Lyn
February 22, 2013

KOTA KINABALU, Feb 22 — A syndicate involving then-Sabah National Registration Department (NRD) directors had made at least RM11 million from selling identity cards to illegal immigrants in Sabah, the royal inquiry on illegal immigrants heard today.

Senior Special Branch (SB) officer Supt Ahmad Fauzan Mohamad testified today that none of the 94 people, who were arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA) from 1995 to 2001 for their involvement in the syndicate, were ever charged in court.

A syndicate was selling identity cards in Sabah for profit.

“An estimate of RM11 million was accumulated throughout these actions,” Ahmad Fauzan told the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) here.

Ahmad Fauzan, who is based in the security and human trafficking syndicate police division in Kuala Lumpur, stressed that the syndicate was only motivated by monetary gain, and not for political reasons.

“I’ve no reason to look at other motives because monetary gain is already there,” he said.

Then-Sabah NRD director Ramli Kamarudin, however, told the RCI last month that then-Deputy Home Minister, the late Tan Sri Megat Junid Megat Ayub, had ordered him to issue NRD receipts, which matched the names and IC numbers of registered voters, to immigrants.

Ramli had said that about 200 NRD receipts each were issued in five or six state constituencies, which the government considered difficult to win, before the 1994 Sabah state election.

The state election saw Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) winning just 25 out of 48 state assembly seats.

But several PBS assemblymens defected to Barisan Nasional (BN) shortly after, causing the collapse of the PBS government.

Ahmad Fauzan said today that Ramli was detained for two years under the ISA from 1996 to 1998, while another then-Sabah NRD director, Datuk Abdul Rauf Sani, was put under restricted residence for about six months in 1996.

SB officer DSP Badaruddin Ismail testified last month that Ramli had sold 16,000 NRD receipts for more than RM1 million that enabled immigrants in Sabah to vote.

Ramli had sold each receipt for RM250 between 1993 and 1995 to illegal immigrants from the Philippines, India, Pakistan and other countries, according to Badaruddin.

Badaruddin had also said that Abdul Rauf had sold 6,305 identity cards to Filipino and Indonesian immigrants, as well as locals, for RM167,300.

Abdul Rauf told the RCI last month that blue identity cards were also issued to increase the number of Muslim voters in Sabah.

He had said he was aware that immigrants in Sabah were taught how to vote in elections, otherwise their identity cards would be cancelled.

Ahmad Fauzan said today that each IC was sold for between RM50 and RM1,400, adding that he did not know the identity of the recipients.

He noted that the syndicate’s operations had threatened national security.

“With the incursion of all these foreigners, it encourages activities of people smuggling,” he said.

“This (syndicate) is well-prepared and well-arranged. Besides JPN officers, there were also agents from the general public and sub-agents involved in issuing ICs,” added Ahmad Fauzan. (JPN is the Malay acronym for the National Registration Department.)

He pointed out that Megat Junid had signed the detention order for 80 of the 94 arrested under the ISA.

Ahmad Fauzan, who has done research and assessment on the syndicate, said a further 3,035 people in Sabah were charged in court by other enforcement agencies for forging identity cards and possessing fake identity cards.

Former Sabah NRD assistant registrar Kee Dzulkifly Kee Abd Jalil testified last month that 100,000 blue identity cards were given to Filipino, Indonesian and Pakistani immigrants in Sabah in 1993.

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s longest-serving prime minister who was in power from 1981 to 2003, has been accused of spearheading the so-called “Project IC”, in which citizenship was allegedly given to immigrants for their votes.

But former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Harris Salleh, who administered the state from 1976 to 1985, has denied at the RCI of the existence of “Project IC”.

Dr Mahathir told a recent press last month that foreigners in Sabah had indeed received citizenship, but stressed that it was “within the law”.

The inquiry before former Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Steve Shim Lip Kiong resumes later in the afternoon.

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It was never a political conspiracy by anyone. Especially when someone like long time Deputy Home Minister Allahyarham Tan Sri Megat Junid Megat Ayob, whose name was dragged in vain and he is unable to defend himself. Moreover, when the treachery was committed by others for their own selfish purposes.

This and several other credible testimonies of Police officers who investigated, uncovered, arrested and detained all these traitors for selling away ICs basically debunk the ghastly stories about a political conspiracy to topple then the Kadazan-Dusun led PBS Sabah State Government.

Fourth Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, then the Home Minister, reiterated many times that it was decided that the policy go citizenships be given to foreigners who have been residing and plying Sabah that met the necessary criterions, such as their legitimacy of ancestral homeland, ability to speak Malay and adhering laws of the land as loyal citizens. To best of his knowledge, it was executed along the policy.

If there was conspiracy of any syndicate at all of selling away citizenship involving Federal Government agencies personnel in Sabah, then Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim should take the heat. This is because he was then the Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Deputy President of UMNO, he started the culture of using money to ‘buy votes’. It was when he got almost all Sabah UMNO nominations against then En Ghaffar Baba, Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy President of UMNO.

Anwar’s ‘money politics’ legacy was further  realised by the syndicate involving Federal Government officers dealing with immigration and registration for Sabah. They saw the opportunity, when Federal Government decided to give citizenships for those who qualify under the said rule. This coincided of the Sabah State Elections of 1994, where Anwar as the Deputy Chairman of BN was in charge to ensure that Sabah was wrestled from PBS.

Tell the truth at Sabah RCI, Umno dares Anwar

Sabah Umno liaison deputy chief Salleh Said Keruak has challenged opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to tell the truth about the illegal immigrants to the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) tasked with looking into the long-standing problem in the state.

He asserted that Anwar was duty-bound to do so as he was deputy prime minister at that particular period, adding that “he was a powerful man and knew what was going on in Sabah”.

“Don’t be a hypocrite, perhaps with the inside knowledge, Anwar can help shed some light… so tell the truth to RCI.

“He must not play politics. At least Najib Abdul Razak, our prime minister is prepared to seek the truth and approved the formation of RCI to identify the roots of the problem.

“We should not come into a conclusion and blame certain parties just because of statements by few ex-Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees.

“We should let RCI complete its works… What we want is a permanent solution,” he told Bernama after attending a meet-the-people session at SK Sembirai, near Kota Belud today.

In this respect, Salleh, who is also state legislative assembly speaker, said the people should praise and support Najib for his bold move to form the RCI.

“Once RCI completes its task then the government will study and act on it accordingly to resolve the matter once and for all.

“Those who were qualified and obtained their citizenship through proper procedure should not be punished and those who obtained it through illegal or dubious means must have their citizensip revoked. That should be the way,” he said.

Expressing confidence that the illegal immigrants’ problem would be resolved by the government under Najib, Salleh said genuine Sabahans must be patient to wait for a permanent solution.

The setting up of the RCI and appointment of its chairman and members was announced by the Prime Minister Menteri on Aug 11 last year to solve the problem of illegal immigrants in Sabah.

The hearing of the proceedings was headed by former chief justice of Sabah and Sarawak Steve Shim Lip Kiong.

The panelists were Universiti Malaysia Sabah ex-vice chancellor Kamaruzaman Ampon, Kuala Lumpur ex-police chief Henry Chin Poy Wu, former Sabah state secretary Kee Mustafa and ex-deputy chief minister and former state attorney-general Herman J Luping.

Subsequent proceedings would be held on Jan 29 till Feb 1 and from Feb 22 till Feb 27.

– Bernama

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RM 11 million be paid for citizenship issued is a serious matter. It is likely that Anwar has some knowledge of this racket, as it is also likely that some of this syndicate members were his agents when he was ‘buying’ nominations from Sabah UMNO Divisions in the 1993 Deputy Presidential race. Sabah UMNO was still infant then, turned their back against En Ghaffar who was the founder for Sabah UMNO.

All because Anwar used his network and channelled money to meet his objective. He did not care at what cost that would bring upon nor what would spur there on.

Anwar had money and was greedy for power. These NRD officers and their syndicate were just greedy for money. All about greed.

Published in: on February 22, 2013 at 16:30  Comments (2)  

Institut Wayang

Institut Rakyat

Institut Rakyat

PKR is trying to formalize their thoughts, policies and strategies. After years of hoodwinking the rakyat by making sensational but empty and impractical meaningless promises, they have decided to get their act together in the last round before 13GE. This afternoon, Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim launched PKR’s think-tank.

PKR unveils think-tank to help make better policies

Koh Jun Lin • Feb 21, 13 7:24PTG

PKR has launched its new think-tank today with the aim to help them make policies that are “directed towards social justice and a sustainable future”.

In addition, it would also run programmes to educate youths on being more effective in their activism.

The think-tank, dubbed ‘Institut Rakyat’, featured many prominent thinkers in its eight-member advisory panel.

These include former UN Research Institute for Social Development board member and economist Jomo Kwame Sundaram, constitutional law expert Azmi Sharom, Malaysia CEO of the Year 2010 award winner Stanley Thai, and media professor Zaharom Nain.

“They are the ones, with their expert advice, professional experience, intellectualism and scholarly experience, who will give directions to the think tank,” said Institut Rakyat director Wong Hoy Cheong.

“We need evidence-based policies, not policies that are created, and then followed by ‘evidence’ pulled out of thin air to support it.”

Other notable figures in the institute include suspended Bank Islam economist Azrul Azwar Ahmad Tajudin who serves as the institute’s research consultant, and former Maybank CEO Wan Azmi Wan Hamzah who serves as a director.

The institute is chaired by PKR president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and her deputy Syed Husin Ali, a former senator.

Although PKR-linked, Wong said the institute is dependent on donations from well-wishers and does not receive any funding from neither the party nor any government.

‘Offering critical analysis and commentary’

Meanwhile, the PKR de facto leader said the institute would be independent despite its relationship with his party during his keynote speech at the launch event in Subang.

“The paramount role of a policy studies institute is to offer critical analysis and commentary in order to influence them to meet the requirements of good governance.

“The establishment of this institute, being affiliated with PKR, grants the risk of being reduced to a self-serving mouthpiece.

“Hence it is of the greatest consequence that it should be independently run and that it performs the task it is set out to do in its charter, which among others is to advise and critique without fear or favour.

“To remain true to this, it must listen to the voice of the people. It must promote the culture of separation between the ruling political coalition from the government – and I am anticipating an imminent victory, God willing,” Anwar (right) said.

He added that young leaders in the party have long lobbied with the party’s ‘old guard’ for a party-linked think tank just as other parties have done, but with freedom to do its own research.

“This is a rather unique event in my political experience, which is that I have to succumb to the pressure of the youth from time to time to create new institutes and new ideas,” he said while thanking those involved in the lobbying.

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It is called ‘Institut Rakyat’ (IR). It is filled with odd balls, invariably would be at odds against each other. The any other Opposition’s attempt to get different interest groups and stakeholders to sit down and formulate a common stand on anything, the consultation process would eventually turn out to be some sort of  worthy to be a pig’s swill. Each interest groups’ raison d’être would invariably contradict each other.

The board of directors BOD) consist of mixed personalities with adverse specialities. The Chairperson is an opthamologist without any other relevant working experience but the hospital, far from in any corporation, economic or macro planning level. Politically, she played the role of a ‘puppet’ when he husband was in jail and they needed to formalise the ‘Reformasi’ movement into a political organisation.

Dr Syed Husin Ali is a sociologist, with socialism and social justice in mind. Where as Wong Hoy Cheong is a performance artist.

The economic expert recently was sacked for conduct unbecoming of a bank employee and now being investigated for commercial crime information theft.  The corporate man who sits in the BOD once got into a lot of debt trouble with his property venture Land and General Bhd.

The economic academician sitting as advisory panel Dr Jomo K Sundram was once a strong critique of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when the latter was the Fourth Prime Minister. However, he approved of Tun Dr Mahathir’s radical ‘Capital Control’ economic program which not only stopped the economy from sliding far worse from the effects of attack on Ringgit Malaysia in 1997-8, but turned the economy around within the next three years.

The several theoretical lawyers sit in the BOD and advisory panel. It is interesting what sort of proposed revision of the Federal Constitution that this IR would come up with, especially this is a deeply rooted politically backed think-tank body.

This IR would not be ‘an independent think-tank’. It is likely IR would be a conduit from the monies that needed the ‘cleaning cycle’ channeled from economic activities by cronies’ corporations in Selangor and Pulau Pinang.  Some of these activities are ‘below radar’.

This is not withstanding ‘donations’ as CSR programs by generous corporations from abroad especially countries in the region. Personalities like George Soros comes to mind instantly.

There are also specific foreign bodies backed by Neo Con Jews and camouflaged as NGOs to promote international democracy such as International Republican Institute, National Endownment for Democracy or National Democratic Institute  which gladly come in droves to fund any effort to topple a government which they are unable to over-power or influence.

The fact is that PKR has failed even at policy level all these while. Anwar’s economic agenda is about hoodwinking the rakyat just to win support and votes, from sensationalization and dramatization of senseless ‘economic reforms’. An example is reducing the retail prices of petrol and diesel, at the times where crude hydrocarbon is hitting sky-high record breaking prices.

In his ‘Politics of Hatred’ strategy and getting the ‘student power revolt’, Anwar wanted to write-off the RM 18 b PTPTN student loans and fully subsidize tertiary education. To capture the imagination of the young Malaysians, they wanted to completely abolish import tax and excise for cars. Both would just spiral the problems related to the young people further.

This IR is nothing but an election ploy and gimmick. The members would contradict themselves and expect to streamlining more senseless policies. Examples are the Buku Jingga and the Opposition 2013 Budget. They talk about spending and making sensational ‘offerings for the rakyat’ but without clearly outlining how the source to finance all these ‘giveaways’ are from.

Most importantly, the sustainability of these economically-bankrupt ‘give aways’.

PKR have been known to make promises that they are unable to keep. Such as the various assistance for Selangorians if ever they come to power in their 12GE manifesto such as free 20cubic metres of water, cash subsidies for single mothers, new borns and the hard core poors and others.

Talam-gate

 

It is unimaginable how they would fair with their economic and financial policies. They failed in Selangor, even though the state is the wealthiest and most productive in the Federation. Malaysians should not forget the RM 1b Talam-gate scandal. The fact is that Anwar who inherited a bullish economy was a failed Finance Minister. Dr. Jomo’s economic thoughts for a practical economy is another ‘financial fairy tale’.

It is no brainer to second guess where the axis of their foreign policy. They would formulate justification to support the ‘security of State of Israel which is essence of  two-state-solution’, taking the same stand as the West in the rebellion in Syria and would urge Malaysia to take active military role in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Don’t expect too much from the results of their thoughts on law and social justice except for anguish and fury from the majority. They would eventually come up with fancy justification to be pro-LGBT, pro-apostasy and pro-anti monarchy. Neither on governance when issues such as Kuala Semesta indiscriminate sand mining in Kuala Langat.

In the final analysis, there would be no progressive goodies for the human development program for young Malaysians. In the past five years, they did not do anything to alleviate the unemployment issues especially in the graduates. They didn’t even do any academic reforms in tertiary institution that they are in control such as Unisel. Nor did they do any youth upskilling programs, especially certified semi professional and professional training for youths, students and graduates.

Expect works that would insult the majority for all their proposed media and arts programs. Neither Anwar nor Wan Azizah is truthful when they are stuck and had to face the media.  They simply attack the media when they are trapped. Like the ‘Omega-Chinadoll’ scandal. As political dictators, Anwar is known for his gag orders. Since his Deputy Prime Minister days.

Then again, freedom of expression doesn’t tantamount to works of art that promote LGBT activities nor socially or spiritually sensitive to the majority, even with the excuse to promote creativity. Anwar’s creativity could be reflected from the different stories and lies he tells different groups on people, on their specific interests.

All that sums up to another Wayang Mat King Leather. Just like always. It would sound fancy as a sounding board. Never the less, expect non sustainability. For Anwar & his band of mobstreet-lawless-politicos, ‘rakyat’ is not meant to be served. Its just an excuse to give them power.

Published in: on February 22, 2013 at 09:30  Comments (14)  

Same court, different game

These three can’t even play the same game, although in the same team.

No wonder. The coaching also comes in triple

Published in: on February 21, 2013 at 19:00  Leave a Comment  

Better get that typewriter fixed

Ter-rape and Dato’ Siew Ka Wei

It is unbelievable to many that The Malay Mail is the oldest newspaper in the nation, although so many yearn the days where it was the afternoon peer of choice. However, not as unimaginable that the Managing Editor of the oldest newspaper in the nation still uses a typewriter for his daily work.

This in reference of Terence Fernandez’s sordid attempt to indirectly strike against Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Mohd. Najib Tun Razak’s leadership and support eco-system be it the administration, security, political and even the Malay and ultra nationalists socio-political groups.

Making a fuss like a sour puss

Making a lame fuss like a sour puss

Probably Fernandez is right that Pasir Mas MP Dato’ Ibrahim Ali did a faux pas when addressing the 5,000 odd crowd in PERKASA do at UiTM Permatang Pauh on 19 January 2013.  Then again, he wasn’t there when the PERKASA President said what he said about ‘Burning the Malay bibles’ and more importantly, in the context and tone that it was said.

PERKASA is a Malay NGO which is bigger than political parties, formed in the middle of 2008. In fact, one clearly remembered that it was the day that the Police took the statement of one young man name Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, after he lodged a Police report against an ex-convict who was then the complainer’s boss. It has since become a pressure group in the mainstream political scene. It came about when people like Fernandez start to openly challenge what has been provided in the Federal Constitution, with regards to the interest of the Malays and nothing more.

PERKASA leaders and members are very loud when issues are created by some odd fellows, delinquents or bunch of them come together in special interest groups, that contravene the Federal Constitution. This include the Chinese Chauvinists, the over zealous Christians and sexual deviants LGBTees.

Fernandez should pause and reflect who are the people throwing open support for PERKASA. The Statesman-cum-Former-Prime-Minister, several former and serving senior Civil Servants, Vice Chancellors, former IGPs and ATM Service Chiefs and vast array of Malay professionals and notable businessmen.

Some of the attendees of PERKASA do in Permatang Pauh on 19 January 2013

Some of the attendees of PERKASA do in UiTM Permatang Pauh on 19 January 2013

People can utter “Fernandez is a fucker”, in different tones and circumstances. The permutation of the variables brings about different connotation to the intended punt. Uttering that phrase in a favourite waterhole with the usual suspects trying to outdo one another could mean that either the joke is about the comparison between Terence and his celebrity conman buddy, it is a secret complimentary gesture when everybody went above their alcohol limit or someone scored since the last they got together.

So many people still talk about what happened in Sam’s pub in Damansara.

Then again, that is one would say if they want to pick a fight with Terence or for that matter, the master-salesman-turned-low-class-operator even neither of them are the physically aggressive type when it comes to contact conflict. Never the less, one’s choice of words reflect one’s refined ability to send the right messages to achieve the desired objectivity even though subtly.

One is not sure what really the sort of man Fernandez really is. However, we cannot imagine there are people suffering from acute stutter and call him ‘Ter-rape’ instead. In any circumstance, that is never nice and fun even though some lowly beings find it sporting to exchange insults.

Honouring the Hero of the Hadyaii Accord, which brought upon the Malayan Communist Party laying down their arms and signing a truce treaty

This nation is a federation of thirteen plus one states with different state government, a central government, a RM 1.3 trillion economy generated by a populous of over 28 million people of an area of 330,000 sq km and a combined border and coastline of 7,345 km. The labour force is 12.85 million. The combined Police and Armed Forces is less than a quarter million active service personnel and almost a million other civil servants.

Inter alia, Prime Minister Najib is seasoned politician and has been in Government continuously since 1978. He must posses some really good skills of managing people, information, situation, enigma of all of the above and most of all, the variables of crisis.

It is unimaginable that the situation in Lahat Datu doesn’t come into his radar screen at least twice a day and he does not consult his own Minister who has proven to be one of the more successful Foreign Minister in the history of Wisma Putra. Moreover, when the Home Minister is on the ground and getting first hand  situation briefing.

Points raised Monday 18 February 2013 Hot Fuss column are the sort of worthless coffeeshop talk when the two or persons are caught because of an infamous Klang Valley downpour. This is a good cheapo example why the press need not to be silenced nor intimidated by the authorities as it would eventually lead to a natural sure death, in not too far distant future.

A typical PERKASA do, 10,000 attendees

A typical PERKASA do, 10,000 attendees

Fernandez himself could be the ‘spanner in the works’. Especially when as the Managing Editor, he makes shallow analysis.

One would imagine that typo is due to combination of an old typewriter and a complete cycle of negligence of proofreading, editing and production. It would be utter shameful for the senior editor who is supposed to be an experienced journo tried to spite a Malay NGO with 300,000 registered members nationwide and pretend trying to ‘sound out’, on behalf for the sake of supporting Prime Minister Najib’s agenda to bring this nation forward.

Fernandez may not understand in the quest of Prime Minister Najib securing the support of the Non Malays especially the Chinese, it would never at the expense of the Malays especially the nationalists within UMNO, ultra nationalists of PERKASA and the combined socio politico eco-system of the Malay heartland.

Probably all that warrants Fernandez to bow out and give face to the owners of the media group which owns The Malay Mail.

Published in: on February 21, 2013 at 02:00  Comments (10)