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Sakmongkol ak 47

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

The ides of March have come....aye Caesar, but have not gone.

When the PM presented himself at the recent gathering of Malays possessed of greatness, dignity and blessed – who were in most parts, transported to the venue, given money and perhaps uniforms and attire, he must be aware of what was written in the New York Times expose;
Neither any money spent on travel, nor any jewellery purchases, nor the alleged contents of any safes are unusual for a person of the prime minister’s position, responsibilities and legacy family assets.

Najib does not deny all those allegations but cockily justified those things mentioned as a result of being who he is, and due to his inheritance. Inherit from who?
Stripped of all its spinmaster’s mumbo jumbo, the response from the PMO simply said-yes the PM takes and accumulates money! He is no Tom Dick or Harry- but the PM, leader of the best democracy in the world, the country and with the best and mostest.
Perhaps the largest amount of money Tun Razak had when he passed away was the Magsasay Award- RM30,000 at that time I think. Tengku Razaleigh mentioned to me once, that the balance in Tun Razak’s account was, if I am not mistaken, RM4000 plus. He had no house except the one in Pekan and that was given to him by the late Tengku Ibrahim Tuanku Sultan Abu Bakar. Tengku Razaleigh then initiated moves for the government to grant Razak’s widow Toh Puan Rahah the bungalow at the present location.
Najib must be pulling his hair at the bald stupidity of his PR Team headed by one Paul Stadlen. The response to what’s written by NYT was given not by local bloggers or the more or less perennial detractors of the PM- but came from his PR people.
The PR team- the spin masters clique is said to  be headed by the stylin', profilin', limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, butt slappin’, bunny-girl carousin’, wheelin' n' dealin' son of a gun ….Paul Stadlen. This man headed Najib’s National Communications Team.
The Razak Siblings should be focusing their resources and power to suing this son of a gun. He must have directed the stupid response which now opens more can of worms for the PM.
This is the man who is undoing the legacy of his father. His profligacy stands in direct contrast to the frugality of the father. He is on a mission of breaking up the legacy, not inheriting and fortifying them. Najib will soon prove that he is the prodigal son.
Consider the case of Felda. Felda which was supposed to help out the landless is slowly becoming what was initially feared by the settlers- an enslaving conglomerate. Well, the 112, 635 settlers are now practically working for FGV which is more interested in buying out hotels, constructing tall buildings, providing a springboard of leisurely pursuits for the directors and high and mighty officers at FGV.  
He has to think of PKFZ, 1MDB etc. He has to explain what the response meant by the prime ministers position and responsibilities that should not surprise anyone about the money in the safe. Traveling and jet setting and purchase of jewellery. It’s their bloody money!
Does by the term PM’s position suggest that because and by virtue of the position he holds, the PM can do whatever he wishes with the money belonging to the people? Further does it suggest by the term responsibilities- because he has responsibilities, he therefore has the unchallengeable right to dip into the country’s kitty?  
The most important worry that Najib has to bear are the irrepressible attacks from the man who can walk on water- Dr Mahathir. Najib can summon the UMNO brethren to talk to them on this 8th of March- but you can be certain after the meeting, they will meet up Dr Mahathir. And Dr Mahathir will insist on kicking out Najib.
He has openly said it. A simpleton can understand the message. If everyone is saying you are no good, then you should leave. A leader looks behind to see whether he has following. Najib has none but dismisses it like the feudal aristocrat he is. The problem with Najib , says Dr Mahathir- when he looks behind, he is surrounded by a phalanx of sycophantic lap-dogging suppliants, he is blissfully ignorant that beyond the mass of hangers on- no one is following him. Ignorance is indeed bliss to Najib.


Anonymous,  5 March 2015 at 07:55  

I noticed that people like to beat around the bush and dare not say the truth outright. Of course that Najib's "inheritance" comes from the tax payers' money!

Do a survey and Malaysians will tell you what they know. It is as clear as daylight.

Anonymous,  5 March 2015 at 08:44  

Extracts from The Scribe A Kadir Jasin's blog dd March 4th:
"A statement by Prime Minister's Office this evening said the Prime Minister, (Datuk Seri) Mohd Najib Abdul Razak, had ordered the Auditor-General to verify 1MDB’s accounts “although no wrongdoing has been found in the company.”

The statement said this was decided at the Cabinet meeting, where 1MDB's management and its external auditors, Deloitte, were called to brief the ministers.

The PMO statement suggests that the power over 1MDB is no longer the exclusive of the Prime Minister. The Cabinet appears to be taking a direct collective responsibility."

What else was there to do? Start washing hands, spread the blame, share the pain, haha. Those in the Cabinet are feeling sick in their stomachs and should be running for cover, when the 1MDB shit hits the fan which is very soon, their faces would be literally covered by the shit.

bruno 5 March 2015 at 09:22  

What Dr Mahathir and Umno feared most is Najib hanging on to power.It is Umnoputras worst nightmare having Najib remain as PM till GE 14th.So let us do the corrupted robber barons a favor by helping Najib hang on as PM till GE14TH.

Anonymous,  5 March 2015 at 09:49  

10 orang di atas kebas duit cukai dan tanah rakyat untuk mereka sendiri, kemudian kutip duit dari 10 juta orang di bawah dgn pelbagai cukai.

Kutip GST pulak nak tutup lubang. Lepas tu boleh rembat lagi.

Anonymous,  5 March 2015 at 11:52  

"...he is surrounded by a phalanx of sycophantic lap-dogging suppliants,.."

Isn't this the culture and norm in UMNO? Every UMNO president had a good following of what you have described.
But they are all two faced.

Anonymous,  5 March 2015 at 12:25  

God forbid, does the country need another disaster? Must we be brought to our knees before we see a change in the country's leadership?

Nur Jazlan don't let sweet promises lull you into doing nothing. The verification by the Audit General, how long can you afford to wait?

Anonymous,  5 March 2015 at 14:53  

98% (I'm being generous here) why he is pm now is because his name has got 'bin tun Abdul razak' in it.

Anonymous,  5 March 2015 at 15:54  

Now that the responsibility for 1MDB has been handed over to the Cabinet, doesn't that mean the rakyat can start suing anyone sitting on the Cabinet? After all the entire Cabinet cleared the troubled fund of wrongdoing yesterday even before the Auditor General has started any investigations. Doesn't it mean the public can pick and choose who to sue as being representative of the other cabinet members. Run for your lives!

Anonymous,  8 March 2015 at 12:49  

All the leaders of our political parties are devils. It is which devil i know. Right now i'll give my vote to umno. But hopefull without najib.

Anonymous,  9 March 2015 at 15:47  

UMNO? Good one that. If any component party in PR says "Mr A is good" (and the general population of Malaysia says "Mr A is good") then UMNO will oppose and say "Mr A is bad" (even though what UMNO says is wrong). UMNO has the power to rule and mis-rule. Voters have them that power. Why cannot UMNO use their brains, limited as they are, and be humans? I am an immigrant. All UMNO leaders have connections to Indonesia, India, the Philippines. Me? I am from Palestine where the situation is bad but UMNO makes this beautiful country into a "Failed State" like Myanmar. I wish you well.

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