The sodomy angle

(“Wayang kulit” or shadow play is often played on real life too. Image source: http://web.mit.edu)

This is certainly turning into the joke of the year…

Ok, by now the case of 23 year old kid complaining about being sodomised by a 61 year old politician is on every mainstream and alternative media and likely on everyone’s mind (bloggers no need to say lah).… [Click to read the rest] “The sodomy angle”

Up, up and away!

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Long time ago we had an INCREASE in toll charges.

Then we had INCREASES in many items – one of the firsts was the price of roti canai & teh tarik.

Then recently we had an INCREASE in fuel and all hell break loose – immediate to follow in the “increase” in electricity tariff, transportation cost and once again (drum roll) roti canai & teh tarik (damn, the buggers selling them will use any excuse to increase the price).… [Click to read the rest] “Up, up and away!”

3 Things That MIC Really Needs To Do

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Just to be fair…

I chatted with a friend last night and we talked about my post on Manya Blogger Award. He asked whether there have been proposals for MIC to rectify their mistakes. Although I am not in favour of racial based political party (Pakatan Rakyat makes more sense), it is only fair to tell someone of their mistakes and ways to rectify before we can “whack” them.… [Click to read the rest] “3 Things That MIC Really Needs To Do”

Manya Blogger Award

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I certainly have my strong views on MIC especially it comes to highway issue (because of, you know who), Hindraf and Maika issues but certainly nothing personal against PMIC, considering how “tame” they has been compared to UMNO Youth fanatics. Tame in many ways indeed.

But things have changed since the last election, after MIC almost got wiped out.… [Click to read the rest] “Manya Blogger Award”

Childhood Memories: Part 8 – Indiana Jones, One of the Best Movies of 1980s

indiana jones harrison ford movie childhood

(One of the most iconic shots of the movie that came out in 1981 starring Harrison Ford as the adventurous, not the ordinary archaeologist. Image source: Empire)

It must have been in the early ’80s when this happened.

I was back from school early and after finishing off my homework, I went for my usual evening naps, waiting for my dad to come back home.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 8 – Indiana Jones, One of the Best Movies of 1980s”

Childhood Memories: Part 7 – Old Friendly Neighbourhood Sundry Shop

old chinese sundry shop childhood

(What is missing from the above photo of a traditional sundry shop is the old Chinese uncle wearing a white singlet with khaki short pants. Image source: Wikimedia)

Sundry shops those days, in the early 80s, were nothing like these days’ grand oversized hypermarkets. Small sundry shops were the lifeline to many small residential areas.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 7 – Old Friendly Neighbourhood Sundry Shop”

What is a subsidy?

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Nothing teaches more about this English word “subsidy” than the fuel price hike event. But before that, just couple of facts:-

Fact 1: The Government says that it spends billions in subsidy every year

Fact 2: The fuel price in international market been increasing steadily over the years

Fact 3: Subsidy if it was in cold hard cash and being used to keep prices artificially low, it has to go!

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