Flashback – 2008
(One of the main event of the year – image source: http://blogs.smh.com.au)
I got reconnected with game book
New Proton Saga was sighted – will it be the end of the crappy old Saga?
Son admitted for ear infection – first hospital experience for him and us
My son was discharged from hospital – a big relieve! He was happy to leave the hospital too
Pak Lah dissolves Parliament – after several false alarms
Hindraf’s Rose Campaign was met with the usual road blocks and harsh police response
Comedy Court started its “music videos” before the election – it was funny but it was reality too
Pak Lah launched election manifesto but Malaysians were not fooled this time – we were prepared to send BN packing to retirement
MIC starts its threat before general election – as expected, it backfired
Just before the election, young voters had their doubts but at end of the end, young voters made huge difference
The great tsunami – Samy Vellu was finally voted out and the oppositions made huge advances in the parliament. Key states – Perak and Selangor falls to the oppositions.
The politician who was involved in the Zakaria Palace fiasco is dead. Can he carry his wealth after death?
The in-fighting within Pakatan Rakyat for MB candidacy was shameful. We voters had our second thoughts now.
Pak Lah, severely burned in the recent election creates a smaller cabinet
Someone proposed khalwat charges for non Muslims
My “always bachelor” brother got engaged
Started the “Childhood Memories” series – managed to record several posts in 2008. Hopefully update more in 2009.
BN cooks up the pig issue in Selangor but interestingly it was a project started by them before the elections.
Leave home early, leave office late due to traffic jam
Finally made the trip to the East Coast after a long time – the East Coast highway was a welcome change to the old road
20 FRU vs 1 Citizen – guess who wins? None of the policemen have been booked for use of excessive force
One fuel hike announcement, crazy queue starts to form but it ends up burning more fuel for many
Celebrated the Big Boss’ 4th birthday
Got my fuel rebate after a long queue at the post office
MIC came out with the Manya Blogger Award
My thoughts on what MIC really need to do
Diablo 3 is coming!
Bung Mokthar was at it again – hand over palm gesture
The police could not wait for Anwar before executing SWAT style arrest
Europe’s most wanted man was caught
RPK drops a bombshell on Najib & Shaiful
Anwar – guilty or not? There are plenty of evidences for both
Anwar finally booked for sodomy
My car got whacked on the side, it remained “un-fixed” for 2008
The teacher who said derogatory words against young children and got rewarded handsomely. Malaysia Boleh!
Pak Lah, the PM in public transport (but what a joke!)
Anwar is back in Parliament
MCMC’s latest act against RPK did not work. It did not stop RPK or the readers from accessing RPK’s hard biting posts
My brother got married
Ahmad Ismail kicked himself with racial words but remained on the loose. Another Malaysia Boleh!
The Government got more stupid – arresting a MP, a blogger and a journalist under ISA
The superb Hitler BN parody hits the blogsphere – it was funny and downright correct
A close relative of mine passed away
Khir Toyo come out from hiding, after the fiasco he created with the azan issue
MIC joined in the “Free Hindraf 5” campaign, a big U turn there
Paul Newman passed away
The start of flip flop Mike
Melamine scare continues with White Rabbit Creamy Candy
ShahRukh got Datukship, despite of many voices of disapproval
Hindraf got banned
Big issue when a non Malay appointed to head PKNS. This is a country where being the best means nothing
My NaNoWriMo campaign started
America elects first Black President
RPK released from ISA by the court. One hard slap for the Home Minister.
MN Nambiar passed away
Fatwa on Yoga issued
MIC jokers proposed bailouts for MAIKA
Someone proposed a beer ban in Selangor and all hell broke loose with beer drinkers
My NaNoWriMo campaign ended
WordPress got upgraded to version 2.7
More ridiculous benefits for the Bukit Antarabangsa “victims”
Flip flop Mike is at it again, hopefully for the last in 2008
Goodbye 2008, welcome to 2009!
P.s. No specific new year resolutions for 2009 but polishing up my 2008 entry to NaNoWriMo will be one of them.
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