TOTAL VISITORS FROM 2008:

Snippets 275

Media Truths 1. “Hold strongly to the principle of truth as the credibility of an institution depends on it” said Dato Seri Abdullah Badawi, the PM. 2. Does he really believe in reporting the truth or in spinning the truth? 3. When reporters met me during press conferences, I asked them why they are interviewing ...

WHY DON'T I DO SOMETHING 858

(Versi Bahasa Malaysia di akhir artikel ini) 1. All four computers in my house are somehow not connected to the Internet. I wonder if other people are having the same trouble? 2. I cannot access my blog though I was able to do so this morning. I read some of the comments. 3. I wanted ...

THE SO-CALLED EMINENT PERSONS PANEL 351

1. Suddenly, in the aftermath of the disastrous Permatang Pauh by-election an announcement was made that a panel of retired judges from India and Pakistan and lawyers from Australia and Malaysia had been set up to review the 1988 judicial crisis in Malaysia. 2. The Panel was set up in August 2007. Yet until now ...

MENGENANG BUDI PEMIMPIN LAMA 515

1. Kebaikan blog ialah kita dapat suarakan apa sahaja pendapat kita. Justeru itu saya berterimakasih kerana perbezaan pendapat daripada pembaca blog saya dapat dimaklumkan kepada saya. 2. Izinkan saya buat sedikit penjelasan. 3. Kata Fonaku ; “Fact is Tun, you were now treated by your replacement the same way you treated Tunku Abdul Rahman masa ...

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Kebebasan Media 1.Selepas pengumuman Barisan Nasional kalah di Permatang Pauh pemberita datang ke Yayasan Kepimpinan Perdana dan mendesak supaya saya adakan satu sidang akhbar. 2.Dalam sidang akhbar itu saya secara terus terang berkata sidang akhbar tidak berguna kerana mereka tidak akan dibenar melaporkan jawapan-jawapan saya melainkan yang boleh diputar supaya ternampak saya menyokong Dato Seri ...

MENGINGATI PEJUANG-PEJUANG KEMERDEKAAN 392

1. Jeff Hamaz menarik perhatian kepada pejuang-pejuang kemerdekaan Malaya sebelum UMNO. Saya bersetuju kita harus beri tempat kepada orang-orang seperti Ibrahim Yaacob, Ahmad Boestamam, Ishak Hj Mohammad, Dr Burhanuddin Helmi dalam perjuangan ini. 2. Tetapi saya tidak bersetuju bahawa UMNO adalah pro-British. Kelainan antara pejuang-pejuang KMM (Kesatuan Melayu Muda) dan MNP (Malay Nationalist Party) ialah ...

PERMATANG PAUH 1,284

1. Apa yang telah dijangka sudah pun berlaku. 2. Anwar menang. 3. Barisan Nasional kalah. 4. Saya biasa menulis berkenaan dilema Melayu. Saya percaya dalam pilihanraya kecil Permatang Pauh ramai yang berada dalam keadaan serba salah. Bukan sahaja Melayu tetapi juga bukan Melayu.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION 414

1. Affirmative action by its very nature must involve discrimination. 2. Affirmative action is about correcting imbalances between groups. But in the process, the interest of individuals would have to be sacrificed. It is unfortunate for the individual concerned but if no one’s interest is to be sacrificed then corrections cannot be made. The status ...

MERDEKA 912

1. Tak lama lagi kita akan sambut Hari Merdeka ke-51. Tahun lepas kita sambut Hari Merdeka yang ke-50 dengan gembira kerana ia menandakan setengah abad kita memerintah negara kita sendiri. Dan kita bangga kerana dalam jangkamasa itu kita telah maju jauh kehadapan sehingga mereka yang lama berada di luar negara tidak kenal tanahair mereka apabila ...

2008 GENERAL ELECTION 400

1. I am amazed that there are still people in this country who think that the opposition parties “won” the general elections because they promised a more open society with transparency and whatnots, including of course doing away with the Internal Security Act. 2. Do they think that the swing; the mass desertion of the ...