Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Jepun TAK ADA Huruf 'L'

Keajaiban Tongkat Ali

Akar Tongkat Ali
Was it a buy-erection?

Shah A Dadameah
Monday, 26 April 2010 18:08

COMMENT THE Huru Selangor by-erection is over, favouring Barisan Nasional candidate P Kamarantahan over PKR's Zaid Ibrahim.

But it has still not stopped the tark that it had been a 'buy-erection.'

The pun was first used by a news portal and picked up by party campaigners from both camps as well as some broggers in the run-up to the just-concluded contest...MORE


Patut la Jepun angkat kaki..thee he he
Lepas sekor..sekor.., lepas sebijik kilang..sebijik lagi..

Tak tahan, asyik kena 'pau'..
Ada buy-erection saja, kena 'pau', ndak bkn sikit plak tu...

Penuh auta, tipu sana sini..thee he he
Tak caya tanya Tok Peti Perak..tau sapa Tok Peti Perak?

TAN SRI DOKTOR Harussanassini..!
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By-election, BUY-election, BUY-ERECTION?

The Truth or The Grandeurs of the Other Truth?

By Hakim Joe

How in the world did MIC win at Hulu Selangor, let alone by over 1,700 votes?

I submitted a simple letter to Malaysia Today, after a lengthy sojourn from writing, on the 18th of April, titled “What’s Wrong.” In it, I highlighted the lack of response from the MT readers, pointing out the meager comments that are currently posted to any one article as compared to as recent as one year ago.

I made a simple deduction that this state of affairs could be contributed to MT’s membership re-registration exercise held late last year as the number of commentators kept falling from that day onwards. In my letter, I also made inference that this re-registration exercise has isolated a lot of old diehard MT supporters and that MT is no longer different from Malaysiakini – a privileged website.

Perhaps it is the manner in which I stressed in the letter that the MT of old used to be a “take all comers” and that it should still be the way to garner support for the Opposition’s cause.

The very next day, on the 19th of April, MTadmin wrote back and told me matter of fact that the readership of MT has gone up and they will not be posting my letter as “…it’ll give the wrong impression and is off the mark.”

Great, I am so happy that more Malaysians are being educated on the merits of true news reporting instead of having to depend on the BN-influenced mainstream news. Additionally, this meant that more Malaysians are prone to supporting the Pakatan coalition.

So, if the readership has gone up, how the Hell did we lose Hulu Selangor with Zaid as the Pakatan candidate?

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The Devil Who Sell His Soul

Rooney, Neville rooting for Liverpool

Oh the irony! Die hard Red Devils Wayne Rooney and Gary Neville will be hoping for a Liverpool win on Sunday.

Ga..ga..ga..
C'mon Leeeee...ver..poooool..

Leeeee...ver..poooool..
Leeeee...ver..poooool..
Leeeee...ver..poooool..


Stevie G..ohhh Stevie G..
Stevie G green with envy.. 
 

Ga..ga..ga..glug!! glug!!

Manchester United currently trail league leaders Chelsea, who face Rafael Benitez's men on Sunday, by a point with just two games to go in the Premier League.

Manchester United have two games they are widely expected to win - a trip to Sunderland and a home fixture against Stoke. Chelsea are also heavy favourites to beat Wigan at home on the last day of the season.

Thus, one of the most hotly contested title-races in recent history could well be decided by the outcome of the match between the Blues and the Reds this coming Sunday.

There is no doubting the camp Rooney and Neville will be in. In comments reported by the Daily Mirror, Neville said:"We're hoping that at some point Chelsea might feel the pressure."

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Journey of A Thosand LIES.

By Stanley Koh

COMMENT Malaysian politicians past and present are notorious for utterances that range from brazen insults to blatant lies, and at election time we can trust our leaders to prove that they are capable of producing the appropriate noises from the larynx.


The Hulu Selangor by-election adds another stomach-churning element so revolting that even the most hardened of us are hard-pressed to hold in our vomit: the sight — and the sound — of a leader past his expiry date shamelessly prancing into the circus ring to say some of the stupidest things ever heard on any campaign trail.

Here is a lesson for our retired leaders: check to see whether your brains are still functioning properly before trying to return to the spotlight to feed your craving for national attention. Check, especially, what you are going to say now against what you said when you were younger, lest you get caught in a contradiction.

For the rest of us, it is perhaps pertinent to refer again to some footnotes from Malaysian history.

Back in 1988, Tunku Abdul Rahman warned Malaysians against the smooth and sweet talk of politicians, particularly from his own party, Umno.

“Beware of merchants going round the country offering new lamps for old,” he said, addressing particularly the Malay community.

The Tunku, our first premier, was a liberal statesman well respected by Malaysians of every race, faith and gender. He issued his warning after realising that Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who was then Umno president and prime minister, had mobilised the mass media to the hilt to discredit him and Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, who were moving to form a party called Umno Malaysia. The original Umno had been declared unlawful on Feb 4, 1988.

Mahathir acted quickly to upstage the Tunku’s effort. He set up his own Umno. And Umno Baru, registered on Feb 13, 1988, became Mahathir’s organisation, a party he fully controlled until he resigned in 2002.

Hard lesson

It was a hard lesson for the Tunku. He advised Umno followers and Malaysians in general to “look hard and think hard” about what was happening and being said by their so-called leaders.

“Try to distinguish actual facts from old wives’ tales,” he said.

Let us heed the Tunku’s advice and consider Mahathir’s description of Pakatan Rakyat candidate Zaid Ibrahim as a frog.

If Zaid is a frog, then what label shall we use for those who have hopped from the opposition to the BN, although they now call themselves “independents”? Are we fools to believe they are truly independent, especially now that one of them has earned a royal award and two have been freed of corruption charges, obviously in appreciation for their high jump, which contributed to the collapse of Pakatan Rakyat rule in Perak?

Mahathir also said that Zaid had “benefited from the government, and yet he chose to leave the party and join the opposition for his personal interest”.

Zaid, said the former premier, “is like a frog who will hop according to his needs”.

To anyone of average intelligence, this is twisted — in fact deformed — logic.

A Malaysian I spoke to said he felt Mahathir’s vision was getting blur. He wondered if the former prime minister was upset because he thought Zaid was stupid. “Maybe he thinks Zaid should have closed his eyes to injustice, dumped his conscience and, like many BN leaders, continue to enjoy the enormous benefits of being part of the BN administration and keep on milking the cash-cow government,” he said.

The fact is that Zaid quit as a minister, forsaking all the benefits of being a big man in BN. And he did not wilfully jump from one party to another; he was sacked from Umno. When he joined the opposition, it must have been because it shared his values, principles and passion for justice, upon which a better Malaysia can be built.

Talking rubbish

Can Pakatan offer Zaid any material wealth or incentives like Aps (approved permits), title awards, investment projects, etc?

Many of the people I spoke to agree that Mahathir these days always sounds hollow and unconvincing. Some say he is at his best talking rubbish.

Regrettably, Malaysian politics, especially as practised on the campaign trail, is a journey of lies.

This expression reminds us of a saying of Lao Tzu: “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” The ancient Chinese sage of course meant it in the positive sense. And perhaps it will lighten our hearts to connect this with the political tsunami of a couple of years back, when concerned Malaysians took the first step to free their nation from authoritarian power.

For years, Malaysian civil society had been fighting against a kind of draconian rule for which the term Mahathirism has been coined.

Mahathir admirers prefer to call it “guided democracy”, which is nothing more than a euphemism for stunted, deformed and distorted democracy. This legacy, which lives on in the current administration, must end today with votes for Pakatan.

Ironically, it was Mahathir himself who once said: “Whatever we do, it should be based on thoughts and judgments consistent with the needs of an advanced civilisation, God willing.”

That advanced civilisation can only come about with Malaysians opting for a two-party system.

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