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Sunday 14 May 2017

Building World Class Infrastructure means creating more personalised ATM Machines.

PM Najib thinks he can pull wool over our eyes. He says he is determined to provide Malaysia with first class infrastructure. I think he is not saying the truth. 
As I have said before, he is a master at practising dog whistle politics. He sends out coded message to his band of thieves. What he is really saying is, I want to do more projects so that we can steal more money. The ordinary Malay paisan will get his RM30 and a few loafs of Gardenia bread.They will shout , this is the best UMNO in history.
Can a person who stole RM3 million, tell a judge to give him time to return the money? He tells the judge, he can find another RM3 million to replace what he has stolen. If you give a person enough time, all problems will be solved. If the judge gives the person enough time, he can pay. How he gets the money is no concern to others. He may steal from someone else and replace the stolen.
In a businesslike solution, he can indeed replace every single sen that was stolen. To the unscrupulous businessman, this is all right because he has replaced the stolen money. But what about the crime of stealing? It is still a crime which must be punished.  Otherwise we come to the ridiculous conclusion, that a crime can be forgiven, if it is fully compensated.
That is exactly what Najib is asking us, collectively his judge, to do. He asks us to give him time so he can carry out dastardly plans to replace the money he has stolen. The key word is, stolen. More than half of the 1MDB 50 billion was stolen, spirited away, stashed somewhere. So, given enough time, can the debts/pilferage accumulated by 1MDB be paid off? They can be.  
You see, the answer to the issue is not like the person who wrote everything can be recovered by just monetising all our assets and paying off 1MDB. Hell , we can monetise our future. 
1MBB was not a legitimate business. It was an evil plan set up to steal money from the public. It was a giant ATM machine for some people to steal money and have the money replaced before anyone realise or know about it. Unfortunately we all did come to know about it.
We are not only interested in recovering the money but also to see the crime and criminal punished. We cant have a leader who steals lead the country.
The easiest way is by selling off assets belonging to Malaysia. 1MDB has been would up. The whole thing is transferred to MOF. Since it has no businesses to speak off, what we have transferred are the assets and liabilities.  It has no income generating businesses. It once had private electricity and energy companies. That generated income  but all has been sold to China.
What do we have then. Assets we bought on the cheap such as remaining parcels and landed interests in TRX. It didn’t develop TRX and wants to sell off what it still holds. That way it does that is just like all those unscrupulous but well connected person who got largesse from the government. Sell the land to the higher bidder. That was how all the Malay businessmen and some MBs did. Sell the land without thinking the conduct reduces land holding that was supposed to be kept under Malay title. Just like one blogger likes to say- let the malaiyoos fuck their mothers.
1MDB has landed interests. So they transfer these assets to MOF and is planning to sell them off. It didn’t develop Bandar Malaysia. It has ownership of the land. That too it wants to sell, by finding a purchaser who is willing to buy at a better price. It has ownership of fund units. This is hardly a business. It owns some assets.
Sell them at exorbitant price, sure we can pay. Or as the finance con-sultans say- monetise our assets. It simply means selling the family jewels.
What do we have? We have a balance of land acreage in TRX not already sold. That can be sold off at a higher price in the future. We have a share in a JV development with an Australian company, which we can cash out. Of course these do not concern the ordinary Malays- the peons and farmers, the pasar malam vendors, the scroungers.
We have sold off EDRA. We now have 100% ownership of Bandar Malaysia since we ejected the JV Company. Najib may have spent the RM741million deposit. MOF- i.e. the government now pays for it. Who gives Najib the authority to do business this way? He enjoys the RM741million deposit but now the government pays for it.
We can sell this off later or look out for a better partner. If it were we who kicked out the partner after signing up with all the attendant festivities, this tells us that Malaysia is not a business partner which can be trusted. That is because the man doing the business is not to be trusted.
And here is another thing. We cannot discount the possibility of some people around the PM may have gone shopping around to be get better deals after 1MDB signed with IWH consortium.
This is a double whammy for us. Already the first deal was questionable to some of us- selling off 60% of Bandar Malaysia under a cloud of convoluted deal making.
There is indeed no honour among thieves.
We have the unverifiable fund units stashed in pirate island Caymans. Now, here is the puzzling thing-why would IPIC arranged for one of its company to buy out these fund units and then used the sales earnings to pay off the debt owed by 1MDB to IPIC?
So you see dear readers, Najib doesn’t care as long as he can cover the holes he dug. And so to the practical business analysts- we say, this whole business with 1MDB is not the dig hole-cover hole variety. It’s not using one credit card to pay off the other credit cards.
But that is not the point. The point is who gives authority to Najib to sell off our family heirloom so to speak? Nobody does. He has abused our trust. He has stolen from us. He has lied to us repeatedly. That is the issue. We have a leader who lied, stole money from us and cannot be trusted. Why must we allow him to cover up his wrongdoings by giving him chance to monetise our assets?
That makes the leader of this nation an unscrupulous deal maker.  Where do we throw the basic ingredient behind a good government? which is, good government depends on good people.


Friday 12 May 2017

Orang Melayu beragama Islam, orang terakhir layak bercakap mengenai moraliti tinggi.

Orang Melayu UMNO maksudnya.
Apa durjana dan musibah yang paling besar dalam negara kita? Jawapan nya tidak lain ialah pimpinan yang korap. Saya hanya cakap perkara ini terus terang. Biarlah orang tidak suka.  
Pemimpin UMNO rasuah dan korap. Jemaah menteri kaya raya dengan cara yang mencurigakan. Pegawai tinggi kerajaan sudah terbukti rasuah. Jika yang diatas rasuah, maka besar kemungkinan yang dibawah rasuah. 
SPRM gegak gempita bertempik kata- SPRM rakyat yang punya. Jika demikian, siasat Sharol Helmi, siasat Ismee Ismail, siasat Jho Low, siasat Casey Tang , siasat Jasmine Loo. Kenapa kita hendak lucut kerakyatan Jho Low? Jangan, sebab kita hendak bawak dia ke pengadilan Malaysia. 
Rasuah diterima sebagai amalan biasa. Bila diterima sebagai amalan biasa ia jadi sebahagian dari budaya. Adakah rasuah itu sebahagian dari budaya Melayu?
Ah- kalau pembangkang dapat kuasa dia orang akan rasuah juga. Adakah ugutan kehadapan- prospective blackmail seperti ini, memberi alasan kita kekal dengan Najib?  Kita menyangka bahawa semua orang yang berkuasa akan bersikap dan berkelakuan seperti Najib dan rejim nya.
Negeri yang diperintah oleh Pakatan harapan- Pulau Pinang dan Selangor berjaya dengan rasuah yang minima. Mereka mencatat kemajuan dan pertumbuhan ekonomi yang lebih pesat dan tahap kepedulian kepada rakyat lebih baik dari UMNO. 
Siapa mahu percaya kata2 Adnan Mansur bahawa UMNO komited terhadap rakyat? UMNO tidak ada monopoli keatas kepedulian kepada rakyat. Semua orang yang berkuasa dan menjadi kerajaan akan bercakap demikian. Jadi, jangan lah hendak temberang rakyat.
Orang yang menjaga institusi agama pun tidak terkecuali dari rasuah. Sebab itu transparency International Malaysia 2017, menyatakan  bahawa 31% dari mereka yang bertugas dengan institusi agama termasuk mahkamah syariah, terlibat dengan rasuah kewangan.
Bukan sahaja Najib, tapi juga menteri, pegawai atasan dan penjawat awam yang membuat keputusan. Yang terlibat memberi kontrak, pembelian, yang membuat keputusan semua akan disiasat.Semua terlibat dengan rasuah pada tahap masing2.
Adakah orang ini semua akan duduk berdiam diri? Mereka akan mempertahankan UMNO  sehingga tetesan darah terakhir.Untuk menghalag dari masuk jel.
Jadi kita tidak hairan jika Najib cakap mempertahankan UMNO sehingga tumpa darah. Jika tumpah darah itu ugutan untuk mencetuskan huru hara, maka polis mesti bertindak. Sesiapa yang mencetuskan keganasan mesti di tangkap oleh polis.Orang UMNO bukan diatas undang2.
Apa mesej yang disampaikan oleh Najib dalam sambutan UMNO ke-71? Secara umum ianya ialah cakap besar untuk menaikkan semangat ahli UMNO yang datang. UMNO parti polituk terbesar orang Melayu hari ini terpaksa mengangkut perwakilan dan mengadakan cabutan bertuah? Apa jadi dengan semangat perjuangan? 
Kenapa kena gembeling  pelajar UITM? Bukankah ahli UMNO ada 3 juta? Jika 10 ribu yang hadhir dan 2 ribu dari nya pelajar dan 1000 budak PLKN, maka ahli UMNO mungkin 7000 sahaja.
Himpunan BERSIH lagi ramai dan ia nya lagi menyeramkan dari himpunan kabilah UMNO.
Saya harap orang ramai jangan ribut bila tengok kabilah UMNO berkumpul. Biasa je riuh rendah nya. Kita sudah pun mengalahkan mereka dari segi undi popular. Ertinya, mereka boleh dikalahkan walaupun jutaan duit diguna untuk mengumpan orang. Kasih sayang dan perpaduan bukan boleh dibeli semuanya.
Siapakah yang mahu bersatu padu dalam melakukan angkara durjana?

وَأَلَّفَ بَيْنَ قُلُوبِهِمْ ۚ لَوْ أَنفَقْتَ مَا فِي الْأَرْضِ جَمِيعًا مَّا أَلَّفْتَ بَيْنَ قُلُوبِهِمْ وَلَٰكِنَّ اللَّهَ أَلَّفَ بَيْنَهُمْ ۚ إِنَّهُ عَزِيزٌ حَكِيمٌ - 8:63

Dia lah yang menyatupadukan dikalangan orang yang beriman. Dan jika kamu membelanjakan seluruh kekayaan kamu seisi muka bumi ini, kamu tidak akan boleh melakukan nya. Sesungguhnya dialah maha kuasa dan maha bijaksana

Maka jika Najib membelanjakan semua duit dari 1MDB, semua duit komisyen ECRL, semua duit dari TRX, duit dari penjualan EDRA, semua duit dari Bandar Malaysia, dia tidak akan berjaya menyatupadukan hati rakyat semua. Sebab Najib bukan nya Tuhan.
Walaupun ada orang kata perjuangan Najib ialah mengikut sunnah dan ada juga yang berkata kalau tak percaya pada  Najib  sama seperti tidak percaya kepada Tuhan.
Mudah mudahan kita tidak akan lihat pecacai UMNO dan penjilat buntut Najib seperti ini selepas PRU14.
1MDB hutang lebih dari 50 billion. Bolehkah kerajaan membayar nya ini? Diberi masa, semua boleh dibayar. Kalau kita monetise semua asset- yakni menjual asset kita, hasil nya boleh guna untuk bayar. Malah jika ada lebihan, boleh sapu lagi. Satu bumi Malaysia pun boleh dijual untuk menutup lubang. Isu nya bukan boleh bayar atau tidak- isu nya ialah siapa yang beri Najib kuasa untuk jual harta benda kita. Kita tidak pilih pemimpin untuk mengosongkan asset kita. 
Tapi pernah kita terfikir- penjualan asset ini bererti menjual sebahagian dari negara kita? Kita jual EDRA bererti kita membenarkan China memasuki pasaran penjualan tenaga. Kita jual Forest Ciy, kita jual Melaka gateway, ECRL, China-Pahang development, pelabuhan2 lain bererti kita memberi China akses kedalam Negara kita dengan mudah.
Bersediakan kita memaafkan rompakan dan rasuah yang mendahului segala projek yang dilakukan oleh kerajaan? Jika kita bersedia, tak usahlah orang Melayu bercakap mengenai bangsa dan jangan sentuh lah soal agama.Mereka tidak layak bercakap mengenai moraliti tinggi, wasathiyah, maqasid syariah dan sebagainya.
Bila tak jadi jual 60% Bandar Malaysia, bererti Malaysia pegang 100%. Najib boleh shopping mencari sesiapa yang hendak beli tanah tersebut pada harga yang lebih tinggi. Berapa harga baru? Katalah jual 5 billion . Masih ada hutang 1MDB. Kemudian syarikat JV membangunkan kawasan ini dan dapat , sebagai contoh GDV RM200 billion . Kalau 40% ada 80 billion sap sap sui. Boleh bayar.
Tapi itu jangka masa pajang. GDV tak kira kos lagi. Tolak kos, tolak kommisyen dan kos rasuah, mungkin realised value hanya RM60 billion. Cukup untuk bayar. Tapi kebolehan membayar ini datang dengan kos yang tinggi.
Rasuah dan penipuan awal kita tidak kira. Kita kata ok sebab setelah gadai , dan jual, kita kata duit dah ada,  boleh bayar. Adakah ia boleh mengensel penipuan dan rompakan dan jenayah yang berlaku?
Walaupun setiap sen dibayar, jenayah tetap jenayah. Pemimpin kita tetap menipu dan mencuri wang. Jangan sebab kita boleh bayar dengan kos yang tinggi, kita kata tidak mengapa.
Kemudian, orang juga bertanya maksud mempertahankan UMNO sehingga tetesan darah? Itu maknanya, mereka akan berkerja bermati matian. Mengenai kerja kuat, kita tidak sangsikan. Mereka akan berkerja bertungkus lumus mempertahan gaya hidup yang mereka nikmati selama ini- yakni mendapat laba tanpa usaha, hidup dengan perasaan ada hak semula jadi. Jadilah mereka orang yang sombong dan bongkak bersembunyi disebalik agama dan bangsa.
Memanglah benar- AlQuran menyatakan bahawa Tuhan mengadakan pembesar2 negara yang jahat untuk melakukan tipu muslihat dalam negara. Yakni pembesar kerajaan dan pembesar agama. Tapi mereka menipu dan berlihai sesama sendiri. Orang2 PAS yag warak yang tidak reti bermain politik akan dibeloti oleh Najib. Haji Hadi ingat dia pandai. Mungkin dalam hukum hakam bidang dia, dia pandailah. Tapi dalam politik harian, dia sama bodoh atau sama cerdik dengan kita sahaja.

وَكَذَٰلِكَ جَعَلْنَا فِي كُلِّ قَرْيَةٍ أَكَابِرَ مُجْرِمِيهَا لِيَمْكُرُوا فِيهَا ۖ وَمَا يَمْكُرُونَ إِلَّا بِأَنفُسِهِمْ وَمَا يَشْعُرُونَ - 6:123

Maka dengan ini Kita jadikan para pembesar dalam setiap negeri menjadi penjahat2 nya untuk melakukan tipu daya dan angkara durjana masing2. Tapi mereka berangkara sesama sendiri kerana mereka akan jadi mangsa kepada  kedurjanaan mereka sendiri tapi mereka tidak menyedari nya.

وَكَذَٰلِكَ نُوَلِّي بَعْضَ الظَّالِمِينَ بَعْضًا بِمَا كَانُوا يَكْسِبُونَ - 6:129

Dan bahawasanya Kita menjadikan sebahagian penjahat kawan kepada mereka kerana mereka mendapat habuan dari kejahatan mereka.

Inilah yang terjadi dalam negara kita hari ini.Suatu masa dahulu, gabungan pelampau agama dan pelampau nasonalis disebut sebagai Fascisme.


Monday 8 May 2017

UMNO now is the greatest threat to the Malays- debunking Najib's Dog Whistle Politics.

Malaysians understand their politics better than anyone else. They know bad leadership is causing untold misery. Workers worked long hours and do extra jobs to earn more money. They understand bad management has caused the cost of living to skyrocket. The cost of foodstuffs has gone up intolerably. The Kembong fish costs RM20-22 a kilogram. Medium sized squids cost between RM34-40 per kilo. The cheaper fish cost RM12 per kilo.
Najib of course says these are cheap. He didn’t have to scrounge for a living, never having to worry about piling up bills. The car installment is always 2 months behind. Paying just so it won’t reached 3 months preventing repossession. The creditors are now merciless.
Yes, Malaysians understand their politics better than the economist magazine. They know bad leadership leads to bad government. They know they have to kick out Najib and UMNO.  Oh yes, they know about Najib and his dog-whistle politics. Saying something but meaning different things to different crowd. To the common man, palliatives, to other select groups, chance to pillage more.
So they can discount the favourable reports by The Economist Magazine. The Magazine said that Najib will win hands down. Where did the Magazine’s people get their information? From the PM’s media people?
Probably they were fed misinformation from the PM media people. That is how they operate- meeting up with Economist Magazine’s people for late hours tete-a-tete. The media people from the PM office are shy people- giving their meetings an air of secrecy and seriousness.
Or information from the chattering classes? The smoked salmon crowd dining at KL’s Nobu restaurant? Did they listen to the limousine liberals?
So, we will let them get way with the airy fairy narrative of Malaysian politics.
On the ground, we know UMNO will get a licking this time. We will comment on that in the future. In the meantime, let us answer Najib’s prospective blackmailing- warning the Malays, they will become destitute if UMNO loses.
First, it was the UMNO ketua Puteri. She is leader of those nubile young ladies who are used as frontdesk workers by UMNO. These ladies would walk tantalisingly in front of the older UMNO delegates during its annual assembly, ogled and salivated at by the men delegates. They liked it. The older lady delegates despised them.
Its chief says, Malay life depends on UMNO. Right thinking Malays feel offended by the statement. People don’t like seeing UMNO deified.  Its not something Malays who are Muslims, worshiped.
Now, it is the turn of the UMNO president. He says, Malays will be the wretched of the earth if UMNO loses. It reminds us of Frantz Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth- the top Malay leaders say Chinese, the middle level say inese, the bottom level say ese. The message is lost in transition- what’s left, is the hatred for all things Chinese without knowing the real story.
The Chinese are not helping matters too- challenging everything because the proposition comes from a Malay dominated government and a Malay dominated civil service, thereby affirming the impression that Malays are being challenged by a Chinese group. The reaction of the Malay, even if he does not support the embezzler-in-chief- is to embrace UMNO because, it’s the lesser evil compared to the yellow peril.
That would be another story though.
We heard it again. It is repeated by PM Najib, this time with a bit of finesse. Earlier, the head of Puteri UMNO says, Malay life depends on UMNO. That was an incredible claim and reflected the typical UMNO hubris.
UMNO is the guardian, the Malays its ward. Or UMNO the warden, Malays its prisoner. UMNO is the life giver. It means, without UMNO, little children Malays cannot survive.
The fallacy is easily demolished. For years Kelantan was ruled by incompetent PAS. But Malays there survived in spite of PAS’s incompetence. Because the Kelantanese learn to depend on themselves. It is they who defined who they are. Not the pas mullahs. Not the UMNO warlords. They understood the meaning of freedom and independence and personal responsibility.
UMNO does not rule Selangor. Malays are better in Selangor than elsewhere. In Penang, Malays have survived and indeed prospered without UMNO.
Let us take the example of the recent outcry by Malay traders in Penang. The Malay traders who made a lot of noises and screamed blue murder at being evicted or chased out were those who did businesses without license and who transgressed many regulations. They wanted to have things free. So they shout out racial discrimination.
Their lies were quickly exposed. The facts speak for themselves. Out of those traders subjected to enforcement laws of various kinds, 52% were Chinese and 34% Malays. Out of those who traded without licenses, 49% are Malays and 37% are Chinese.
The Malays must take responsibility over themselves.  Don’t let people like Najib define who we are or allow UMNO to dictate our future and destiny.
Now, PM Najib, the embezzler-in-chief, the man who solves everything by buying out his way, says Malays will be destitute if UMNO loses. The literal translation of merempat should be the wretched of the earth.
That shows how lowly, this Malay PM thinks of his own race. Hapless creatures that can’t survive if UMNO is not around. You are wrong Mr PM. it is UMNO that cannot survive without Malay support.
The expression by Najib comes from a person who is clueless and deficient in reading. Once again, this is a fallacy. The expression Malays will be destitute if UMNO loses is an affront to the idea of a freeman. The free Malay man does not see UMNO as something over and above him, defining him, dictating who he should be. The free Malay man asks no favours from umno other than demanding UMNO be their instrument to achieve the greater good for society.
The free Malay man regards UMNO and the government as neither a grantor of favours and gifts, nor a master or God to be blindly worshiped and served.
The free Malay man, who recognises and knows the concept of personal responsibility, will ask the question stated by the economist Milton Friedman;
 How can we keep the government we create from becoming a ‘Frankenstein’ that will destroy the very freedom we establish it to protect?“”
“Freedom is a rare and delicate plant. Our minds tell us, and history confirms, that the great threat to freedom is the concentration of power.  Government is necessary to preserve our freedom – it is an instrument through which we can exercise our freedom; yet by concentrating power in political hands, it is also a threat to freedom. Even though the men who wield this power initially be of good will and even though they be not corrupted by the power they exercise, the power will both attract and form men of a different stamp.”

And so, in defiance to the concept of the freeman, UMNO becomes the guardian, the Malays its ward. UMNO has been deified and the Malays must worship UMNO. Malays are told to be loyal to UMNO and by extension to its leaders.
Whereas, UMNO is not something above the existence of Malays. Malays ought to have realised, that UMNO is only an instrument. They Malays ought to have asked, what can they acting through UMNO as an instrument achieve? Most important of all, Malays ought to have asked, what measures must they take, to stop UMNO from threatening the freedom of the Malays?
What should freedom mean to the Malay? It means he is free to determine the outcome of his fate.  He must accept and recognise that any calamity that befalls him is the result of his own efforts or nonfeasance. He has omitted to do some acts which he ought to have done.
Therefore man is responsible over himself. By extension, the Malay is responsible on the outcome of his conduct or non-conduct. This responsibility cannot be contracted out to UMNO.
Similarly the Malay is responsible over his own achievements. He gets what he has laboured for. He is not given bounties by other person. UMNO doesn’t give him anything other than facilitating what he is entitled to. Entitlement and rights are what we have fought for worked for and gave efforts to. There is no such thing as a free lunch.


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