(Never underestimate the power of impressions, more so if it was handled by professionals. Image source: http://www.americanprogress.org)
2010 was unfortunately “their” year but they deserved it – they played their cards rights
One of the few best things that BN under Najib did in 2010 (although it was long, long overdue) was getting a new President for MIC but then again, MIC is old news and the old President did not go away with empty hands.… Click to read the rest
(The one that got screwed for Hulu Selangor by-elections, both Samy and Palanivel – Image source: http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/)
Kamala vs Zaid
After some ‘interesting’ delays and threats of sabotage, BN finally decided on their choice for Hulu Selangor by-election (I am pretty sure G. Palanivel did not back off so easily, after all, didn’t the MIC branches in Hulu Selangor threaten sabotage if Palanivel did not contest the seat?).… Click to read the rest
Not a big fan of the ‘self claiming representatives’ of the Indian community (a mirage that was scattered by the Hindraf rallies) and whom backsides got whacked left, right and centre in the last general election but recent developments in calling the MIC supremo to stand down has been nothing but comical.
(“I’m innocent – I don’t know what happened to the Telekom shares. Besides, ACA have cleared me”. Image source: http://www.topnews.in)
MIC party polls are coming up in September…
And thus far, there is no clear challenge to the head honcho and his nominated men. At this juncture, Raja Petra of Malaysia Today revisited the Maika – Telekom share scandal from an interesting point of view:-
The day started with re-watching of PKR’s Raja Petra talk in Brickfields in my laptop whilst my dad & mom were having their breakfast. We planned to leave the house at about 9 in the morning, vote and come back to relax. My parents’ voting day went well – it did not go so for me.… Click to read the rest
The crap is not the increase in the toll but rather the lame excuses given by the government for the increase. Samy Vellu can keep saying that the government is “sharing” the burden with the public. Samy Vellu may think that the public will agree with him on that but he is in fact rubbing salt on the wound by making such statement. When was the last time the government actually came down from the sky to share the burden of the people? Will someone refresh my memory?
RM1.20 increase for LDP (to and fro) – that’s about RM28.80 for 24 working days and RM345.60 for a whole year (assuming another toll increase is not scheduled). For RM345.60, it can easily cover 86 lunch or 5 full tank of petrol or 11 weeks of market expenses and so on – you get the drift.