Taxpayer’s Money: More Outraged "Goodies" in 2014

Taxpayer's Money

(To be fair, one’s voting rights cannot be questioned by anyone but there must be a break point somewhere on how much of the abuse and wastage of taxpayer’s money that a Government that has been in power for so long can be allowed to continue. And seeing on how all that sweet talk and endless promises of cost reduction during the election campaign simply disappeared within months from the election, hopefully people had wise up and will take things with a pinch of salt in the next election?[Click to read the rest] “Taxpayer’s Money: More Outraged "Goodies" in 2014”

Cost of Living 101: Ice Ice Baby, Dummy!

cost of living

Another good news for the die-hard BN supporters to rejoice for the coming new year – RM0.50 increase per bag and RM2.50 per block cost by the edible ice suppliers and you can bet your bottom ringgit that the restaurant and food stalls will put in their own increase on top of increase for sugar price for your iced drink.… [Click to read the rest] “Cost of Living 101: Ice Ice Baby, Dummy!”

Cost of Living 101: Toll Hike, A New Year Gift?

toll hike

toll

Barely 5 years after the election, all the sweet talk and endless promises of reducing the toll are quickly forgotten and it was back to business as usual. Image source: Omak Kau & Malaysian Insider

One need to be careful of the sweet talk before the elections – one good proof that one should never trust politicians who had become whiter than white, holier than the holiest man around when elections are around the corner.… [Click to read the rest] “Cost of Living 101: Toll Hike, A New Year Gift?”

History 101: Nelson Mandela Struggle vs False Struggle

Nelson Mandela Struggle

(Invictus – starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon and directed by Clint Eastwood. It is one movie that portrays Nelson Mandela in his best moments and no one had does it better than Morgan Freeman. Image source: Amazon)

When a political party is having its usual general assemblies – you can be assured that there always be some “interesting” statements made in the general public.… [Click to read the rest] “History 101: Nelson Mandela Struggle vs False Struggle”

Big Bad Wolf 2013

Big bad wolf

After the great success last year (and the years before), BBWB (Big Bad Wolf Book) sale was back at the same place this year and we made sure we were there on the opening day.

But before that, please allow me to trace back to the beginning of this year when I mentioned that I was intending on adding another book cabinet before end of the year BBWB sale and turn the small family area upstairs into a mini library.… [Click to read the rest] “Big Bad Wolf 2013”

Quotable Quotes 101: Not Paying Taxes

Foremost, rest in peace to former South African President Nelson Mandela who passed away last Thursday. A real statesman like him will be greatly missed.

taxpayers

(Here’s one fine example of “instead of giving priority to the minorities, just concentrate on the majority”, courtesy of the Taliban – never forget one’s history even if it took place thousand years ago when “ketuanan” thing was almost non-existence and traders, preachers and intellectuals from every great civilizations made this country their home and trading port.[Click to read the rest] “Quotable Quotes 101: Not Paying Taxes”

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