Sakmongkol AK47 is the nom de guerre of this blogger. His name is Dato' Mohd.Ariff Sabri bin Hj. Abdul Aziz. He is now the elected MP for Raub Pahang.
Studied Economics at University Malaya and University of Manchester(Owens).
Sakmongkol was a legendary Muay Thai fighter. AK 47 is the Russian made firearm.
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people are really sanctimonious bunch of people. This overarching
self-righteousness has created the arrogant Malay. The sense of birth-given
entitlement has alienated them from people. Najib is entitled to be given a
chance but not Nik Aziz, not Lim Guan Eng, not Khalid Ibrahim, Ustaz Azizan and
never Nizar. You must be given a chance on what basis? Because you have the
correct surname or because of what you can achieve? It’s time we give a chance
to people who can convince us they can achieve things for us and not give a
chance on account of who you are. It should be, give everyone a chance and not
in part has also been accentuated by the infusion of behavioral traits not
entirely of purely Malay origins. This break
from decency started mainly during Mahathir’s reign of power. Mahathir’s main
legacy will always be the hemorrhaging of UMNO from within and the destruction
of its sense of purpose. The fight for the greater good is replaced with the
fight of the select few. Can we expect Najib who is cast from the same mould bring
forth anything different? Beware of empty promises uttered loosely in the
karaoke setting singing stand by me.
UMNO leaders going around the country, asserting their birth-given entitlements.
Hence give Najib( a Malay) a chance but no chance to Nik Aziz. Khalid Ibrahim who
has increased Selangor’s cash reserves from 800m to 2000m is not to be given a
chance. Lim Guan Eng who has reduced Penang’s debt from almost 700m to 30m
after 4 years, is not to be given a chance. Ustaz Azizan who has managed Kedah
better than all previous UMNO MBs, is not entitled to a chance. The right, not
chance earned by Nizar in Perak was taken away. But Najib who has a track
record of fumbling and flip-flopping exceeding that of Rip Van Winkle Badawi
must be given a chance. His track record is littered with controversies-
commissions demanded from the sale of Scorpene submarines, purchase of armored
vehicles at UMNO prices, purchase of fighter planes and so on. A man with a
track record of ruinous management and utter understanding of economics is to
be given a chance. UMNO has had 50 over years of imposing ruinous policies on
Malaysia and on Malays. They don’t deserve another moment of chance. We, the
people MUST be given the chance to decide who can better manage Malaysia.
UMNO is now
no longer the only legitimate voice of Malays. It’s not that Malays do not want
UMNO. They are expressing and articulating their rejection of UMNO hegemony.
UMNO is more suited to people like Tunku Aziz with his overrated sense of
self-importance, natural entitlement and self-righteousness. UMNO and Tunku
Aziz can’t operate in an egalitarian, democratic and proletarian setting. UMNO
and Tunku Aziz are at home under the holy alliance of the bourgeois and aristocracy.
mocked and question them on their commitment to fight for Malay interests, they
turn around to say we are questioning their Malayness. But then, that is the typical
UMNO way- accuse others of doing what they are actually doing. Who is discriminating
their own kind if not UMNO? The Malays outside UMNO are not accepted as Malays
unless they accept UMNO. UMNO has this mental blockage to accept the reality
that more Malays refuse to subscribe to the UMNO ways but NOT forsaking the
Malayness. What increasingly more Malays are doing, is to reject UMNO hegemony.
always defined the Malay as the UMNO Malay. Malays outside UMNO and
those who do not subscribe to the philosophy of UMNO, are regarded as not
Malay. The missing element in the constitutional definition besides professing
the religion of Islam, habitually speaks the Malay language, adheres to Malay
customs, and is domiciled in Malaysia, born to Malaysian parents, is that, he
or she MUST also be an UMNO member. Hence those who reject UMNO and joins
another party, is considered not Malay.
The point I
am leading to is- if UMNO feels it has the liberty to define who is Malay or
not Malay, others must be given the same liberty to define who is and who isn’t.
So why the fuss if there is anyone who refuses to acknowledge that Mahathir is
a Malay in the true sense? He is Mamak.
There was a
commentator who flays me for questioning the Malay credentials of Mahathir
insisting Mahathir is a constitutional Malay. I am inclined to think the
commentator who of course hides behind the overrated cloak of anonymity is of
the same stock of Mahathir. Even among UMNO people, Mahathir has always been
considered not Malay. Can Mahathir claim beyond 2 generations that he is of
pure Malay stock? He can’t, can he? But I can. I can claim beyond 5 generations
of Malay stock which makes me more Malay than Mahathir. I am not going to
disengage myself from my view that Mahathir wrote the Malay Dilemma as a means
to lay claim of being a Malay by making himself out to sound more Malay than
the ordinary Malay. The Malay dilemma is just a collection of pamphlet standard
emotional outpourings that gained traction only during the heat of the moment
at that time. Now, it’s an item of curiosity valued more for its souvenir-ish qualities
than the substance it contains. The UMNO Malays have been duped for so
asked the Oracle of Syed Putera when will Tun Daim write his memoir. I was told
that Daim told the Oracle that Mahathir’s memoir (Doctor in the House and now
Doktor UMUM) is not competed until Daim writes his. I was also told by the
Oracle that Daim couldn’t publish his memoirs yet because the ` Mamak’ is still
around. The desire to distinguish their Malay-ness is evident there.
sanctimonious, UMNO people have this overriding claim of self-importance and
natural entitlement. These get the better of them almost all the time. Hence
UMNO people and leaders are naturally entitled to lay hands on the riches of
this country. Being self-righteous entitle UMNO people the right to be able to
break the law with impunity.
petty traders organizing a pasar malam in front of Ambiga’s house do the same in
front of the PM’s house? Or will the departments concerned including the
equally self-righteous and sanctimonious bastards inhabiting City Hall unleash
their repressive forces on petty traders not in agreement with traders led by
Ferarri driving Ikan Bakar Sekinchan owner?
Traders planning the same thing in front of the PM’s residence will be
considered as uncivilized and democrazy while traders doing the same in front
of Ambiga’s house are doing the civilized thing?
I am just
back from a grueling 2 day ceramah sessions in Terengganu and Kelantan. The interactive
responses from the rakyat- most notably from the marginalized Malays in the
rural heartlands are sending shivers down the spines of UMNO leaders.
Provided one can still locate the spines. We can now
speak of UMNO and no longer of BN. perhaps UMNO’s most important ally is now
the parti Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya Malaysia. BN now exists in name only. The 14
component parties are just stooges to UMNO’s devices.
will be reduced to the status of a beggar with outstretched hands just like the
PPP shouting ayoyo, amama. MCA has
lost any semblance of credibility since it cannot be Chinese enough because it
obeys the dictates of its master, UMNO. Who cares if Soi Lek says MCA is the
only brave party to object to the implementation of hudud? A non-Muslim party
says that in the face of UMNO leaders who are Muslims and they just stood by cupping
the breeches to ensure their manhood is still intact? Because they are eunuchs, they can’t feel anything
go, people are asking when is the election date? We will let the UMNO hoi poloi and digits think they have got
the upper hand. Let them be deluded into believing their own hype. Najib sees thousands
of UMNO members being transported into stadium Bukit Jalil and he was LSD-ied
into declaring he wants elections now. But
when he sobers up from the drunken blankness of being mesmerized by a well-orchestrated
attendance of the mindless by his political minders, his punahsihats and punaisihats and realized that 300,000
over people attended the Bersih 3.0 gathering, he chickened out.
Of course he
will be intoxicated once more at seeing the gathering of his one million youths
who came to have a good time, roller blading, bike-racing or just hip-hoping
with the well paid singers in attendance. He and the missus can play the teh-tarik
sellers for a day and the mainstream papers will vomit the usual sycophantic praises.
Perhaps the underage boys and girls plus the tourist who came too, can vote
UMNO in the next election?
will never realize is why are his UMNO ground troops clamoring for the election
date? Everyone has been worked up so intensely that they are going into epileptic
fits. Now, epilepsy is an ailment that Najib has personal experience but we shall
not go into that. We want to answer why the UMNO men and women, girls and boys
on the ground are having the seizures.
Much money has
been spent to spruce up the operations rooms all over the country. The Terengganu
UMNO chief distributed RM 5000 to each operations room to have them all make-up
and powdered. Much money has been spent to on the election paraphernalia-
bamboo poles for the flags, tee-shirts and caps for the UMNO troops, vests and
so on. But more importantly, the UMNO troops are growing impatient asking when is
the real money coming? Many have placed orders for that motorbike they dreamed.
They can’t wait to race across the padi fields in Sungai Panjang, Sungai Besar
for the UMNO troops, the GE is a real festive time to earn big bucks. They want
to fleece the UMNO leaders for the last time before UMNO loses the next GE.
UMNO troops motivated by a purpose or are they fighting for a cause? They have
no clue whatsoever what is UMNO fighting for.
not supporting UMNO, they want to know the election date because they are impatient
to kick out the thieving and hypocritical UMNO leaders. You have a leader
lecturing and insulting the intelligence of people receiving RM 500, 100 and
200 on how to spend the money wisely forgetting that it will take millions receiving
the RM500 to equal the purchase of one diamond ring costing RM 74 million. It takes
thousands of recipients to equal one Birkin Hermes handbag. The same leader who
closes one eye on the spindrift ways of people close to him are lecturing people
on how to spend RM 500 wisely?
are impatient to usher in a better life after UMNO. That is why they want to know when is the elections? They know they have a better future under Pakatan rule than under empty promising UMNO. The UMNO president went to Gua Musang 2 weeks ago and promised the people of Kelantan thet he will give a better Islam than PAS can in Kelantan. We have a simple question for him. Has he provided a better Islam in the states UMNO and BN are the governments? Why doesn't he implement a better Islam in the states UMNO and BN won rather than shooting his mouth about Islam in a state where BN and UMNO lost?
The infamous Abe Jak ( Abang Jak) is ROTFLOL- rolling on the floor laughing out loudly at Najib's political comedy. Abe Jak was the man fined by the courts for indecently exposing his private parts to some Puteri UMNO members many years back. Or Perhaps he didn't go full Monty and was only teasing much to the chagrin of the Puteri UMNO girls.
When Lim Guan Eng took over
Penang from UMNO and Gerakan he inherited a debt of almost RM 700 million and after
only 4 years the debt is reduced to RM 30 million. He has balanced the budget and Penang
has emerged as the sate with the biggest FDI. He offers a better future for Penang people.
Ibrahim the stutterer took over Selangor he was left with a reserve of RM 800
million. Khir Toyo the tempe seller
thought he could gloat but after 4 years, Khalid Ibrahim has increased the cash
reserves to just over RM 2 billion, balanced the budget and received the second
largest FDI. Khalid offers a better future for Selangor people and has a better record to compare to boastful Najib.
Aziz, the kampong man vilified by UMNO as a village ustaz in sarong who can
never manage a state took over Kelantan, he inherited a debt of over RM 600
million. Now Kelantan has no federal debt. Nik Aziz offers Kelantanese a better future.
Ustaz Azizan took over Kedah, he inherited a state better known for rampant
losses in revenue from timber extraction. Under his management, revenue from
timber and logging has increased manifold. The losses perviously incurred were the result of UMNO's gross mismanagement. Also, Kedah under the ustaz has also
raked in more FDI than 9 other UMNO managed states. Kedah was in the top 5
states receiving the highest FDI. PAS offers a better future to the Kedahans than and Mukhriz can ever do.
So you see,
the UMNO troops are impatient for the election date for another inglorious
reason but one that is typical of the UMNO mindset.
of the people are impatient to have a better life after UMNO.
What is the
typical effect when UMNO behaves like this? Because it is a low trust
organization, UMNO is not capable of producing voluntary cooperation. The most
noticeable deficiency in UMNO now, is the absence of voluntariness. Everyone
must be paid to get work done.
people to do work, is introducing the mercenary culture into UMNO and this
stands in direct opposite to Malay culture of mutual self-help and
voluntariness. UMNO is no longer compatible with Malays. Its championing a
culture that destroys the building blocks of Malay culture. And this culture
was started by Mahathir since 1988.
has singlehandedly destroyed Malay culture. Because he is not Malay in the
first place. We stupid Malays have adopted him as our own and we allowed ourselves
to be mesmerized by his politics of development. That development which took
place over 22 years was borne on the shoulders of cronies and selected
individuals who have become excessively rich with their own private jets,
helicopters and immeasurable wealth while the rest of the Malays on whose backs
these people rode, remained left behind as faceless digits. Mahathir did not
forget to mouth Hidup Melayu all the time.
Why do we
continue talking about UMNO? We have already explained yet the knuckle heads
have ignored our previous explanation. We will continue talking and bashing
UMNO to destroy the myth that Malays MUST depend on UMNO. We will continue
bashing UMNO because they are now in power.
We don’t have to speak about the PR
parties because, unlike Najib, PR has track records to speak of. Pakatan led
states outperformed states led by UMNO on almost all fronts- in terms of FDI,
balancing the budget, reducing federal loan debts and increasing reserves.
kick out UMNO because the values it upholds are inimical and poisonous to Malay
culture. Therefore Malays do not need UMNO. UMNO’s poisonous culture is
building a low trust society which blocks further progress. Look at UMNO’s
process of choosing leadership. it adopts the ascriptive leadership norm- one
chooses a leader on account of who he is in contrast of what he can do in terms
of achievement. Mukhriz is touted as the next Kedah MB for no other reason
other than him being son of Mahathir- Mukrikz anak lelaki Mahathir i.e. who he
is, - the erroneous idea being, that because he is son of Mahathir he must have
inherited the leadership qualities of Mahathir. What has he done in terms of achievements?
Dishing out IPO shares to selected individuals?
Malays cannot become leaders of Malaysia if they don’t have surnames like Abdul
Razak, Mahathir Hussein Onn. It used to be if you are not from Oxford, you
don’t have a future. Now, if you are not bin Mahathir, bin Najib, bin Tun
Razak, bin Hussein Onn, you all don’t have a future.
over to Kedah and gathered UMN leaders in that state, asking Mukhriz be given a
state seat in a place of his choice. Not all UMNO leaders went to meet up the
ex UMNO President which led Mahathir the ever acerbic fellow to say- it’s all
right, I was not keen to meet them either. He ignores the signals from UMNO
warlords, that his time to bulldoze what he wants is over and the idea to allow
Mukhriz to become the next MB is already opposed at the beginning.
We Malays must
now adopt new values- the achievement norms. We measure and value leaders on account
of what they can achieve. And what they can achieve will depend on their abilities,
educational levels, experience, dedication, single-mindedness in purpose. These
values lead to achievement in contrast to that single determinant of being born
in the right circles of belonging to a closed group.
For people of
Selangor for example we must continue to support PR government because of its achievements.
Not because we may not like how Khalid Ibrahim looks. His achievements are more
important that how he looks or what surname he has. The people of Penang must continue
to support Lim Guan Eng because of his achievements. The people of Kedah must continue
to support Ustaz Azizan because of his achievements. The people of Kelantan must
continue to support PAS and NIk Aziz because of the achievements and pride he instills
The people of
Malaysia must reject UMNO because it’s one big organization of rent seekers with
a mercenary culture inimical to Malay culture.
UMNO carry the Malays to greater progress? Because it’s a low trust
organization. It doesn’t trust the majority Malays and it doesn’t trust the
rakyat in general. It has creased to become a political party. It has morphed
into an organization of black hands composed of 3 million members. It puts its
trust on the 3 million members NOT on the rakyat. This is the principal reason
why we must reject UMNO.
It fears the
rakyat and their judgment. The leader of UMNO who calls others accursed bastards
is willing to unleash the instruments of suppression on the rakyat, firing water
cannons and spraying tear gas that immobilize people instantly. Where did the UMNO
government buy the new variety of tear gas? From Israel?
UMNO is not
trusted nor does it trust those outside itself. This is a hallmark of a
backward organization composed like Dr Mahathir says of half past six
leadership belonging to an organization which is rotten to the core, corrupt
from top to bottom and made up of dullards. Mahathir said all those.
We have a
simple proposition then. Can we bank our future on such an organization? Why should
we trust UMNO with our future if it doesn’t trust us? We must reject UMNO because
we want to bequeath a better country to our future generation. We owe it to the
next generation who are now struggling to cope up with the increasing cost of living,
who can’t find jobs because the country is mismanaged economically, or managed by
sub-standard leaders. We owe it to those who can’t afford a decent house because
a house near where they work now cost RM 700,000 per unit.
election is for us to lose, NOT for UMNO to win. We lose if we let our guards
down and be complacent. We must continue to raise the people’s consciousness
and reject the deceit and lies perpetrated by UMNO. We must reject the UMNO
controlled media instruments such as Utusex
Malaysia, Berita Hairan and TV ¾ .
other organization that operates like UMNO by trusting people within an
organization and who has recently adopted the act of oath taking or bai’ah is
the cosa nostra aka the Mafia.
this, UMNO can never stimulate or induce voluntary cooperation and sacrifice
from others. UMNO can only get
cooperation and sacrifice by paying others. This ability of creating trust
between social groupings which lead to cooperation is known among social scientists
as social capital. The concept of social capital was developed famously by
idea behind the concept of social capital is this. A society with high trust (trusting
others beyond just its organization or its own grouping) is able to develop and
prosper better. A society with low trust will always remain low on the scale of
progress, being able to prosper on the fringes and like the Mafia outside normal
that concept to UMNO. UMNO trusts only its members. That is why its obsessed of
having 3 million members. If the rakyat doesn’t trust it, it hopes it can do it
alone by trusting only its own members. It’s therefore a low trust
organization. Just as a low trust society occupies the lower end of the scale
of progress, so does UMNO.
how can a low trust organization that nowadays manage to invite only distrust
and revulsion carry us forward?
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reiterated his advice
for Umno leaders to discard self-interest and acts of sabotage to ensure a
Barisan Nasional (BN) victory in the next general election.
two things that stuck out as very sore thumbs in the above statement. Both are
never the hallmarks of UMNO. Indeed if they are practised, UMNO ceases to be UMNO.
They are the elimination of self –interest and absence of acts of sabotage. Asking
UMNO people not to sabotage and to disown personal interest is like asking a
camel to go through the needle hole.
does not only walk on water- he is also the chief spokesman of oxymoronicracy.
creation of UMNO Baru in 1988, every UMNO leader who has assumed the mantle of
leadership has been motivated by self-interests. What’s more, they are
motivated by the desire to perpetuate the self-interests, where self-preservation
is top of the list. It will be interesting to investigate these fellers bank account
when they are no longer in power.
second nature to UMNO people- by incumbents who are no longer chosen to stand
or by aspiring candidates scheming and plotting to overthrow incumbents. What is
absent from UMNO ? - A sense of purpose and a cause to fight for. So if we want
an example of oxymoronicracy- Dr Mahathir is its foremost spokesman.
the substance behind the statement by Dr Mahathir in Jitra the other day. What do
we make of this statement?
This is a
clear sign that all is not well in UMNO. He has to reiterate.
He has to remind. Someone asked me-
the same question I posed some time ago, if UMNO is in dire straits, doesn’t that
mean easy defeat of them? So why bother
writing about UMNO? Just ignore them. Let them destroy themselves by their won
No can do. We
write about UMNO to speed its demise. To hasten its exit from the seat of power
so that the real interests of the people are taken care of. We bash UMNO
because it has something that we want. Power to do good as opposed power having
done evil. We are not power crazy, but we want to take away power from crazy
people. All UMNO leaders and ministers are replaceable. Who can do worse than
them? If Najib can become PM, this means anyone can too.
Mahathir the man who I described as one who can walk on water- is giving out unsolicited
advice. I am not sure if anyone cares to listen to him nowadays. He has contradicted
himself so many times. During an interview with BBC, the interviewer read from
a speech Dr Mahathir once spoke from; quoting passages from that speech, Dr
Mahathir can cavalierly deny he said that. He said that with a straight-face. Dr Mahathir
is utterly honest even when he is lying. Now that is an oxymoron.
machine doesn’t work on Dr Mahathir. Wasn’t he the one who was the chief
saboteur to UMNO doing whatever he can to unseat Pak Lah? He even left UMNO as
it was preparing for elections.
Dr Siti Hasmah, his constant companion is Ibrahim Ali. But then Ibrahim Ali’s
most noticeable personal trait is his sycophancy. Ibrahim is a perennial rival
to PAS’s Mat Sabu. The latter says while it’s true he isn’t good looking as Shahrukh
Khan, he is a little handsomer than Ibrahim Ali. But Mat Sabu doesn’t know
Ibrahim’s portrait is a best seller with padi farmers. His portrait, when placed
at strategic points in padi fields scare the living daylights out of pesky birds,
rodents and other pests.
little diversion folks. Let’s get back to the main issue.
is back to the scare tactics for which he is an accomplished master. The intent
of his exhortations and pleadings are clear- Malaysia is finished without UMNO
and Malays are finished without UMNO. Nothing can be farther from the truth.
Congress Party of India was defeated, that didn’t stop India from growing further,
when LDP( Japan’s UMNO) lost, the Japanese rushed forward without missing a
heartbeat. When Indonesia’s UMNO( Golkar) lost, Indonesia appeared to be placed
on a better footing. UMNO and Malaysia is no exception. Malaysia does not depend
on UMNO to survive and Malays can dispense with UMNO.
depend on a party whose very future in turn depends on another person’s
asshole. We can’t depend on a party whose survival depends on the continued
peddling of pornographic material in the media. We can’t stake our future on a party
led by a Larry Flynt. (He is the owner of the Hustler Magazine). A most memorable quote from Larry Flynt:- wherever
there is a scandal, we try to get involved. That’s UMNO for you.
have people like Ustazah Umi Hafilda, Ezam Mat Nor, Hassan Aqidah Ali and Zul
Nordin fighting for UMNO’s cause. The dirty job by dirty people.
He just doesn’t
get it- people don’t want the continuation of BN administration in the country.
People see BN as the perpetrator of empty promises, people see BN as the abuser
of power. BN especially UMNO is the embodiment of corruption and deceit. UMNO
is no longer the preferred choice as the political platform to advance the
cause of the greater good.
scariest statement of all- defeat of Umno would be akin to the Malays losing
power in their own country. How can Malays lose power? If UMNO loses, the
people replacing them will be other Malays. If Najib loses in Pekan, the person
who defeats him is Malay. So how can a Malay lose power when it’s another Malay
replacing the UMNO reject?
on Dr Mahathir in what he says? What are the elements that make up the constitution
of the Malay? His religion? No one disturbs his religion. It’s enshrined in the
Malaysian Constitution. It’s therefore protected by the laws of the land which
no one challenges. DAP accepts that. Islam is the official religion. The position
of Islam doesn’t therefore depend on the existence of UMNO. It’s protected not
by UMNO but by the Constitution of Malaysia.
Is there anyone
threatening the use of Malay language? It’s
accepted as the official language. We know language is an integral part of the
Malay people. No one in their right frame of mind is against the use of the
The main ingredients
that constitute the Malay- his language, his religion and his cultural make-up including
the institution of the Malay rulers are protected by the laws of the land. They
are not protected by UMNO. Whoever comes after UMNO are not going to disturb
the provisions of the laws of the land.
this – in 2004 when the Malaysian peoples gave Abdullah Badawi UMNO’s greatest victory,
the people were actually rejoicing at the exit of Mahathir. Its downhill for
UMNO ever since. That victory has proven to be the pride before the inevitable fall.
Their convictions were forged on
the stone and pavement of injustice.
This is another article by the perceptive Walla. Here, there and everywhere, UMNO is pushing so many panic buttons. In a few days, it will hold a rally of sejuta belia. Yesterday, I wrote of the symbolism behind the behemoth sized posters where Najib is hovering over the masses proclaiming his one million dreams, one thousand happiness. Thats One million input, producing not even 1% whats put in. As usual, 99% is lost during delivery, hijacked most probably by the pirates inhabiting the deep corridors of power. All government measures now are seen clearly as fire-fighting measures designed to hold to power by every unscrupulous means necessary. lets take a few minutes and digest what Walla has to say.- Sakmongkol.
Yellow and red are just colors. By themselves,
they carry neither meaning nor context. These properties are instead conveyed
by the people who wear them as symbolic of some belief or conviction.
When the rakyat wore yellow and marched in
Bersih, they were saying they wanted clean and fair elections. They were saying
they have had enough of the flip-flopping double-standard chicaneries of the
present government. Coming from all over the land, they had assembled on their
own accord, driven by inner concerns about outer grievances layered one after
another, for they could clearly see how Umno was skirting away from the real
and key election reform demands needed to ensure a clean and fair GE13. And
they knew they would be pummeled for their march but yet they came, young and
old, tall and short, simple and sophisticated. They wore no armor and carried
neither shields nor batons nor stones. Just bottled water to slake their
parched throats on a hot but inspiring afternoon.
Their convictions were forged on
the stone of injustice.
In fact, the entire world was
witness to the first technicolor event of how the rakyat of different races had
come together under one sky to remind the Umno government that they to the last
man and woman already knew Umno's transformation is just some shifty
pocket-money vote-buying without the clean and fair governance of
administration that is the heart of all matters and whose absence has been the
root of all ills besetting this nation for the last thirty years.
Next, look at the other side.
When Umno members dressed in red were corralled and ferried in style to attend
an assembly just like their local chiefs to the Umno GAs, each was merely
putting on a show for the next guy in a convention of blinkered, clueless,
cowardly and empty-headed zealots. Not a single member had raised the issue of
governance or clean and fair elections. They were just putting on a
counter-balancing show of numbers while knowing their numbers could never equal
those from the general populace.
So if Umno neither commands the voluntary,
open-heart and real numbers of the rakyat nor the context and conviction of our
society, how can it continue to preside over the conscience and thus the future
of this nation?
And that is why when Najib talked about rule
of law as necessary to avoid anarchy, the rakyat who know guffawed in
disbelief. In the case of Altantuya and the scorpene deal, was there real rule
of law， they asked？ What about the cowgate and copgate cases, they added? How
can there be rule of law in this country of double standards when there is one
set of laws for the rakyat including Umno general members, and another set of
deflect-&-close-off laws for the Umno elites, they collectively echoed. Which
leaves them to conclude that the real anarchists in this country are those
currently finding party support, protection and amnesty under the shield of an
Umno that has been disfigured beyond any possible recognition until it is only
good for one thing - the munafiqation of our Malay race.
After all, how can there be rule
of law when those who lead and command put themselves above the law and use it
to punish the very people who are fighting and marching for its return? Be
assured this question has already been asked by enough people in the PDRM,
judiciary and armed forces that have apparently been inducted under the wings
of what is supposed to be a transformed government.
So who're the real anarchists,
Najib of Nottingham, anak of Tun Razak?
And that is why the rakyat who know will
continue to wonder how people like Hasan Ali and Tunku Aziz can show they're
oblivious of the full plight of the rakyat they have projected themselves
otherwise to be concerned about. For one, it was a four hundred thousand
personal office renovation prelude to some aspiration to be the next MB of
Selangor; for the other some personal slight out of an extinguished status as a
senator. Surely they would have asked themselves what are these things compared
to making sure a clean and fair election takes place so that the rakyat can
elect clean and fair leaders from a pool already contaminated by years of
rapacious and corrupt administration? Or are there some other reasons? What be
Let everyone in this country conclude here and
now that there is no point increasing the microphone decibel of every Azan
across our land if it goes in one ear
and comes out the other in the heads of our Umno members. And that you already
know is because there is nothing between those two ears.
We cannot expiate and extirpate
the sins of Umno merely by praying. To our Malays at every place across the
land, you already know that. So start showing some backbone for once.
Those who have seen the action in many forums
have seen how even the most vocal and so-called educated Umno defenders have
been cornered until they were silent at best or whimpered incoherent or
irrelevant arguments at worst. Even our youngsters will cringe at the
immaturity of their arguments, and i am talking about the best in Umno. And the
only reason you can advance in their defense is that they have already buried
Oil or no oil, a country led by people who
have no conscience or pretends to have one is already finished.
The real blessings on a nation
are its enlightened leaders and rakyat walking a path towards good governance
based on clean, fair and trustworthy administration.
Has Umno really been clean, fair
and trustworthy, you reckon?
Just engage one grey cell He gave
when born and ask where has all that pocket money come from? It could not have
been in the budget approved. So what we are seeing is Umno dishing out
un-provided off-budget taxpayers money to buy votes so that it can continue to
punish the rakyat for being anarchists whenever they articulate anything
disagreeable to Umno.
Why not just cancel GE13 and outsource the
running of this country to the military junta from Yangon? Saves some money
that way to give more to the rakyat before the coffer finally runs dry. And
that you know is happening because a half trillion ringgit debt is telling you
that more had gone out than ever had come in. Does any Umno knucklehead reading
this think the situation can be reversed in the next five or even ten years?
With what from where?
Let's take a simple example of Umno's method.
Just a day or two back, that P.Domingo who has just flip-flopped on our
educational standards said millions will be used to repair some of the schools.
Now, if those millions have already been provided in the approved budget, he
was just taking an election opportunity to announce an administrative matter,
to wit, spinning the bovine tail. But if those millions are taken out from
somewhere else for this purpose, then it shows the move was less out of a sudden
concern for the conditions of the schools, which in itself shows dereliction of
normal duty, and again more out of vote-buying-at-all-costs. Yes, or no?
It's all about protecting
personal turf at the expense of the rakyat even if it kills the future of the
Too dramatic? It's like the jumbo
jet. A marvel of six million precision parts working together. Unadorned
confidence about its impregnable security. Yet in the older models, it had
crashed more often than not when the tail rudder or wing flaps got stuck
because some simple hydraulic servo-valve had jammed, or the engines had flamed
out because ice from the water residue in the fuel got stuck in the intake of
the heat exchanger.
This moment before us is the
tipping point. The post event of Bersih 3.0 shows there is already a permanent
fissure between the rakyat and the Umno government. Except for those who want
to remain deluded because of personal reasons or inadequacies, the rakyat of
Malaysia don't and can no longer trust the Umno government. The Barisan scale
is crooked and not balanced. The Umno keris is jagged and pointing at the heart
of the nation. Just thinking back how they have been trying to muddy away from
the essence of the march, the demands for a clean and fair GE13. Because they
know if it is clean and fair, they will lose.
Given such situation, project for
yourselves what will happen AFTER GE13.
Good night, and thanks Sak, for
another of your sharp posts, laced with the special logic and reasoning
representing the best of our Malay minds.