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Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt – 5th March 2012
“Men gladly believe that which they wish for.” – Caesar
I have not had much opportunity to write this week, as I am beginning to feel the strain of running my own business. I also did not find anything inspiring during the week to write about. Everything seems so boring and dull!
The week started with a late night presentation to an investment committee of a government organisation. Being a government organisation, instead of putting people who understand what “investment” means and how businesses are run, it is quite normal to see these committees to be full of government servants and people closely linked to UMNO. And in their midst, they will be a token “corporate figure”. And being a corporate figure, this person will have to show that he is better than the rest when it comes to the business world, though a lot of the times the so-called corporate figure don’t have real experience of running businesses (other than being in a few GLC). But being a “one-eyed man in the world of the blind”, he is king. So he will be the one talking the most and the ones spewing corporate jargons to justify the measly allowance that he is being paid to be on the committee! His arguments can also be so pedantic, but listen you must, as he is representing the client!
I remembered once that a minister said that retired government servants are put on the board of GLCs to reward them. From what I have seen in my corporate life previously, it is a big waste of money! Most of the time they have no clue what are being discussed during board meetings. Some of the GLCs do pay quite a lot in directors’ fees! And sometimes they get to enjoy overseas trips as well!
This client that I am currently consulting for is undergoing a transformation program, as is usual nowadays. As the organisation is quite “unique”, their transformation program is not within the scope of Pemandu, and thus the Chief Transformer, Idris Jala, and his band of autobots are excluded from any of the transformation activities undertaken by my client. Whilst I am not exactly a fan of Pemandu, the guys in Pemandu do have some methodology when it comes to transformation programs. After all, many have doctorates! Not that I value doctorates that much either. My client is certainly doing a lot of things to transform without really understanding how to perform the tasks that are required to transform. Quite frightening, really!
Of course, when you have a clueless client, it also present you with an opportunity. Except with these guys, the money that can be earned may not be worth the efforts that have to be put by my me and my team. Of course, a member of the council (they don’t have a board), had asked me to do this as a “national service”! Two words that tend to horrify the mercenary in me! The disadvantage of being a Bumiputra! Why is it that only the Bumiputras are being asked to do national service? Strange, if you asked me!
In mid-week, I met up with two of my former schoolmates who I have not seen for more than 30 years. I have to say that one of them still look the same, though the other one has certainly kept himself very trim indeed. I supposed being a successful surgeon has something to do with it. Our school will be celebrating its centenary this year, though unfortunately none of us three will be able to attend as all the tables have been sold way in advance. Not many schools in the country can claim to be 100 years old!
I have said many times that what we had experienced in school those days certainly made us into better citizens and very much more tolerant and respecting of the different races unlike the younger generations today, who unfortunately have not had the same schooling environment that we had. I think the government did realize this some years back, and thus the introduction of the “national service” program. Unfortunately, the national service program is a short program, and not everyone has to attend. I don’t quite understand that if the program is meant to improve unity amongst the different races, why only those selected through ballot are required to attend. Why not make it compulsory for every 18 years old, like in many countries, like our very own neighbour across the causeway, Singapore? And make it a whole one year. We all know that Malaysians parents are too selfish to allow their children to attend voluntarily. If Singapore can do it, why can’t we? It is the same in South Korea, and it is a single race country!
The polarization in the country will get worse. Why? Because politicians will take advantage of the weakness of the population to continue polarizing the country, and that weakness is selfishness!!
Some weeks back, a dear friend who is also a long-time expatriate e-mailed me an interesting poster. It showed a woman with tears on her face, with the caption, “I hate my government, but I live too comfortably to get motivated enough to do anything about it”. That’s very Malaysian!
I have also realised that Malaysians generally will believe anything that they receive and see from the internet. Experts’ opinions are irrelevant to them. In fact many claim to be experts just from what they get from the internet! That’s why they are so much rubbish from both the government and the opposition parties on the internet nowadays. And add to that the so-called voices supporting both sides! Because they know that Malaysians will swallow everything they find on the internet, without bothering to check the facts! There’s very little use of intelligence when dealing with the vast amount of information or disinformation on the net.
Someone once said to me that “human intelligence is over-rated”! That certainly applies to a lot of Malaysians!
“There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.” - Machiavelli
“The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.” - Albert Camus
“We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.” - Bertrand Russell
Well, we certainly cannot expect much from the current education system, especially when schools are the one place that is greatly contributing to polarization in society today.
To be honest, I couldn’t quite care what Malaysian thinks anymore. I am very sure a lot of my writings touched quite a few raw nerves, and I could not care either. As I first explained to a dear friend when I first started writing, my writings are self-serving, and simply a way to deal with my tortured soul. As someone who has been to the deepest depth of the abyss, what people think is unimportant. I was once described as a mercenary, and deep down I still am. I have realised that I make my own fate, not the rich “friends” that I have known or the VIPs that I have acquainted with over the years. And someone even said recently, that what I have been writing are just a reflection of what other people want to say but don’t have the guts to say them!
I also received a hyperlink to the UK’s Guardian newspaper site, specifically on an article about the glamorous wives of dictators from the Middle-East. I supposed some people thought there’s some parallel to Malaysia that I could draw on and write about. Unfortunately I really can’t find any. Despite that I do find the article rather interesting and amusing.
Now, why I could not find any parallel with Malaysia is quite simple. First, the ladies are certainly beautiful and glamorous (unlike you know who, despite the expensive diamond rings and the Birkin handbags, ouch!!!), and two, these ladies are wives of dictators, not wives of spineless leaders!
The article, which coincidentally was reprinted in the Sunday Star today, talked about Asma Assad, the wife of the embattled leader of Syria, Bashar Assad, Leila Trabelsi, the wife of the embattled leader of Tunisia, Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, and Suzanne Mubarak, the wife of the deposed leader of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak. Two of the ladies have British connections, with Asma being a British citizen, and Suzanne with a Welsh mother. The most scathing remarks were reserved for Leila, who was described as “the most detested, a monstrous symbol of nepotism and corruption, whose embezzlement of state wealth made Imelda Marcos nearly 3,000 pairs of shoes seem trifling.” Damned, that’s where the parallel is! How come I didn’t realise that before???
Leila was even described by a former butler as a practitioner of black magic and had ritually sacrificed chameleons to cast spells on her husband! I am quite certain that the chameleon population in Malaysia has not been decimated by any witchcraft that may have been performed by the Empress Dowager, though I am not quite sure about the population of any other exotic animals!
Asma, of course started quite well, where even her lunch with another glamour puss wife, Madame Carla Bruni, the French first lady, in December 2010, was covered by every celebrity magazines. She was the seen as the face that was providing the softening image to the regime of Bashar Assad. And on top of that, she was also an ex-investment banker with JP Morgan. One magazine even called her the “eastern Diana”!
As late as last year, even after a month of the Syrian uprising, the American Vogue described her as a “rose in the desert”, the “freshest and most magnetic of first ladies”! (We are not going to hear that about somebody in Malaysia, are we?? Otherwise I am going to puke!!!)
Unfortunately, after 11 months of bloody repression of the pro-democracy uprising in Syria, Asma has now been accused of being a modern day Marie-Antoinette! To the lovers of history, who can forget the famous/notorious phrase uttered by Madame Antoinette, “Let them eat cake!”. I am quite sure that we are not going to hear “Let them eat nasi lemak!” soon. Most of us would definitely love that, and would drive straight away to the many eateries serving good nasi lemak in Malaysia, including Tang Lin, Kampong Baru and the likes! Malaysians and food! The only place in the world where you can have a meal outside 24 hours a day!
Yes, what great lives some first ladies enjoy! Provided of course that their husbands do not get deposed, assassinated or simply lose an election!
The above article also noted, “Every revolution has its Lady Macbeth”!
Will Malaysia have one soon???
“When you durst do it, then you were a man;
And to be more than what you were, you would
Be so much more the man.” – Lady Macbeth questioning Macbeth’s manhood!
Well, the general elections certainly look like sooner than later. The PM has been dishing out cash everywhere, the latest being a major contribution to a Chinese school.
And the Opposition Parties certainly look like they can’t get their acts together, now with Kedah PAS having problems dealing with an over-ambitious wannabe Chief Minister! That’s what happen when you let your supposedly religious party be infiltrated by idiots who are more interested in kissing the arse of Anwar, literally and figuratively!
And what did I say about the politics of Down Under earlier? Big mistake, Mr Kevin Rudd!!! I told you it was a big mistake to take on women in power! They can be more vicious than men! Especially the one with a live-in maid, cook, sex slave and hairdresser, all in one!! Now Mr Rudd will have to contend sitting with the backbenchers!!! Perhaps he should consider polishing his skills in the kitchen and bedroom and take up hairdressing? It might come handy!
Back to the local front, the Indonesian embassy has recommended that the moratorium on Indonesians maids be extended indefinitely after two more abuse cases came to light! When will Malaysians learn to treat other human beings as human beings? Sure some of the maids are not trained at all, and many don’t even know the difference between a wok and a frying pan! What do you expect when they are paid below minimum wage? Sure, they sometimes run away after being enticed by their fellow sex starved citizens who are also trying to earn a living away from home! We brought them here, because our very own citizens are too pampered to work under the hot sun!
The price of development!!!
deo fidemus – 23rd March 2012
“In God we trust”
Yes, to those who have been wondering, the Unquiet Mind has been taking a rest from writing for a couple of weeks now.
I have always pride myself on my ability to turn a phrase. Words are in my not so humble opinion are our most inexhaustible source of magic capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it. Hah! I bet you think I am smart enough to write that, but that is borrowed from a very mercurial source which I will not reveal but I am quite sure many have come across without realising it.
So what did I do in the last few weeks?
First I made the mistake of joining Malaysians in heading to a local holiday resort during the one week school holidays. Now, I have never gone on holidays during school holidays. As I did not have children, I have always avoided the school holidays as I know what the local resorts and airports will be like. Comparison to an Australian cattle farm will not be inaccurate, except with the noise level, where resorts and airports will be a million times noisier than Australian cattle farms. Whilst the noise at the farm will be limited to mono-syllabic rumble, the reverberation levels at the resorts and airports will not only be multi-syllabic but multi-lingual as well! To those who have not experienced it, just go to one of these local resorts during the school holidays and join the breakfast session with 300 other Malaysian families.
As with most Capricorns, I hate crowd and I hate noise. We love solitude. We can even hibernate in caves if we want to! And all these years I could not quite understand why Malaysians are very noisy when they are put together in confined spaces.
Well, now I understand why Malaysians are so noisy! They are trained from young to be as loud as possible during meals. I like to partake in my meals with very little noise as possible though I do tolerate and occasionally enjoy intelligent conversations that are carried within respectable decibels. Unfortunately you will never get this at these resorts! Every family will be sitting at the table, and each family member will be shouting to each other across the table as loud as possible. Not only about how bland the breakfast spread is but also what rides (at the theme park) each one will be trying on that day. No wonder the food trays need to be refilled very diligently and constantly by the staff manning the restaurants, as with all the shouting one would need a lot of energy just to get through breakfast.
I have always gone on holidays when everyone is working and the children are in schools. But since I am trying my best to be a father to a little girl (and the school holidays are the only time I could take her for holidays), I told myself to learn to be a bit more patient than usual. In the past, holidays have always been to nice resorts (in whichever country) that are away from the crowd, where I can either immerse myself in some reading by the pool or just do absolutely nothing, and occasionally visit some of the well-known tourist spots (preferably with lots of historical value in it). I have never even been on one of those guided holiday tours either. Why would I want to be forced to be with a bunch of noisy strangers, waking up in ungodly hours, and having to be herded around like, you guess it, cattle in an Australian cattle farm! I can’t imagine the amount of stress that I will have to put up with. Holidays are supposed to be a relaxing time, not for rushing from one place to another, and grabbing every souvenir that one can get one’s hand on.
After the rather harrowing experience of being with Malaysians in a local resort, I came back to the metropolitan city of KL with its maddening traffic and inconsiderate drivers. Well, the inconsiderate drivers were encountered even on the highway on the way back, especially with one driving a heavily tinted multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), who’s idea of overtaking is using every possible lane (including the emergency lane). Only a few weeks ago, an MPV had ran smacked into another MPV which had stopped on the emergency lane, killing two occupants of the stationary MPV. I hope the driver of the killer MPV will be behind bars soon for his idiotic and irresponsible behaviour!
A day after I came back to the hustle and bustle of KL, I went to pick up my Fujitsu laptop/tablet which a few months earlier (I had wrote) had refused to be a tablet. It took many visits to the Fujitsu Service Centre to get it repaired and I had to wait for some of the parts to come from Japan. So I was quite thrilled to get the damned thing back, though I also now have a Fujitsu Windows 7 tablet. Unfortunately, my joy was short-lived! After a couple of days, the keyboard decided to do a number (or letter?) on me! Some of the keys just would not work. As the “t” and “i” keys are part of the guilty bunch, it was not quite possible to log onto the laptop, as those two keys are needed to key in my name! Fortunately as it is a laptop/tablet, it has a virtual keyboard. Whilst logging on was not a problem, using a virtual keyboard can be a pain if you want to type long e-mails or documents. I just cannot get the hang of it. Even my tablet is being used with an external Bluetooth keyboard!
So, off I went to my friendly young PC “go-to guy” in Digitalmall. All he could do after having a look at the laptop was to shake his head and asked me to send it back to Fujitsu, again! I dreaded going to the service centre in the city again as I just could not stand the traffic jam, so I decided to try the one in PJ which was a lot nearer and with less traffic. Why didn’t I do that earlier? Duh!!! And within one hour I had the keyboard replaced, for a fee of course. It is definitely a lot cheaper than having to replace the LCD screen, motherboard, N-Trig processor that had to be replaced earlier by the service centre in town. That replacement (if I had to pay) would cost me as much as what I had paid for the laptop/tablet!
And today, my Samsung Galaxy S2, which had won the Phone of the Year for 2011 at the World GSM Congress recently, decided to crash on me. Talk about Murphy’s Law!
And to the philistine amongst you, Murphy’s Law has nothing to do with Eddie Murphy (the actor) or any Irishman called Murphy! Though there a lot of Irishmen named Murphy, none of them came with the quirky Murphy’s Law. In fact it was attributed to the eponymous Edward Aloysius Murphy, Jr., an American aerospace engineer who worked on safety-critical systems.
So what did I do to the Samsung? Well, I almost threw it down from my 21st floor balcony. But the genius that I am, and with a bit of help from online forums, I managed to resuscitate the Samsung in 6 hours!!!
Which brings me to how dependent we are on technology. I certainly can’t live without it. Damned, how am I supposed to hibernate in a cave? I suppose I could wi-fi the cave and put in a generator! I am more afraid of my gadgets dying on me than dying myself!
Malaysians have certainly embraced technology like fish to water. Malaysians are so connected that today even Youtube decided to have a Malaysian-based Youtube, the first country in the world have one! Apparently 1 million Malaysians visit Youtube daily!!! I was shocked, to say the least! A country of 28.3 million having 3.5% of its population visiting Youtube daily!!! No wonder nothing gets done in the many offices in the country!!! With Malaysians busy with their Facebooks, Twitters and whatever else on the net, and then stuck in traffic jams for hours, when do they have time to work??
Malaysians are so enamoured with the internet that the internet has become the gospel of truth. Very few realise that there are more lies and half-truths on the internet than the truth! A lot of the time common sense has taken the back seat.
“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.” - Gertrude Stein
“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” - Mitchell Kapor
“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” - Albert Einstein
“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.” - Aldous Huxley
On a daily basis I get at least 100 e-mails, three quarters of which are useless like this e-mail that you are receiving! No wonder I never get anything done! And I have four e-mail addresses!!
Well, I have always more than one of everything. To those who know me very very well (and very few do), I am always prepared for any eventuality except death and taxes! I have three phones, I am subscribed to four broadband service providers, I have everything I need in my car boot (including a hydraulic jack that you only see at car workshops) for almost all breakdowns, multiple batteries for my phones, multiple cases for my phones, multiple Bluetooth headsets, multiple power supplies for my PC and tablet, multiple cables for almost everything, and the list goes on!!! If only I can have multiple brains!!
Anyway, enough of my ramblings. That’s what you get after spending 6 hours resetting and reinstalling a complicated smartphone! I am sure the Apple users amongst you are laughing at me now, since Apple “toys” don’t crash. I am still not moving to Apple! And Steve Job is long gone to continue to bamboozle me with his genius!
So what is happening in the country besides the constant “bribing” of the population by the errand boy of the Empress Dowager? More “bribing”?
Well, today the errand boy tried to show that he does have some balls by saying that he will be the one deciding who gets to stay and take part in the general elections. He also said that he has no problem losing his “friends”. Hello! When you are just an errand boy of a blood-thirsty and greedy Empress Dowager, you don’t normally have friends!
I really pity the errand boy. He wants to continue being the Prime Minister and seems to have some good ideas about what the country needs, but he is surrounded by a bunch of selfish and greedy politicians! Not that the Opposition is any better! You can’t expect much from a bunch of jokers led by the follower of Sodom and Gomorrah and supported by Zionist bigots!!! It is strange that when the leader of the MCA was caught with his pants down, he was condemned to no end despite his admission of guilt and apologies, but this man who the CIA has a bigger video collection (than Vivid Video, the largest pornographic video distributor in the US) of him in uncompromising positions with both men and women, Malaysians are still enthralled with him!
That’s how bad a choice that Malaysians are left with! Frightening, isn’t it?? Thus the first line in my e-mail! Or maybe just an excuse for me to use Latin again!
In the meantime, parents around the country are either rejoicing or grimacing in pain after seeing their kids’ results for the Form 5 exam (or whatever it is called now). Of course the newspapers are only covering the ones with most “A’s” or the ones that pulled through despite lives’ adversities. I have always wondered how these straight A’s kids will do in the future. Not that I am trying to burst anyone’s ego, but the most successful people in the world today were never straight A students. In fact many were even university drop-outs! Since our education system doesn’t really teach the kids about what it takes to succeed in today’s world, will those straight A’s mean anything in the future? Neither does the current education system teaches the kids to think!
I was told that under the current regime, students must answer exam questions not only correctly but exactly the same single way for every question! One extra word will cause one to lose marks!!
Of course nowadays, many former straight A’s students who then went on to Ivy League universities end up with plum jobs in GLCs! And many of them bungle up the jobs as well! One particular organization that managed the investments of the government is fond of hiring these so called “geniuses” who despite coming from Ivy League universities, know nuts about business. And then there’s the organization tasked with the transformation of the country. Whilst I am impressed with the Chief Transformer (who has a proven track-record in “turn-around” jobs), his bunch of Autobots are definitely not impressive to me at all! Of course they all have PhD’s and they all have to be addressed as “doctors”!
I have had my fair share of interviewing graduates, and a lot of the time the straight A ones are the ones that failed to impress me! Why? Because many are just good at espousing theories! Theories that don’t work in the real business world!
“Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve” - Karl Popper Quotes
Recently a local broadsheet started a column on human resources or something related to it. The column will feature a few of the known top HR practitioners in the country. Actually they are more head-hunters, really. I know a few of them. The first article talked about the lack of leadership skills in the corporate sector who can manage organisations in today’s new business environment. Hardly surprising conclusion, really! Most organisations don’t train leaders other than sending their people to formal courses. You can’t train leaders in classes. Leadership training is life-long and can only be learned on the job, from another leader. There are no two ways about it. And very few leaders want to train new leaders! That’s a fact!
"Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned." - Harold Geneen
"The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been." - Henry Kissinger
"No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings." - Peter Drucker
"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it." - Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Leadership is not magnetic personality, that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not "making friends and influencing people", that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations." - Peter F. Drucker
Recently I had the excruciating experience of doing some consulting work for a government organisation. As many would know, you don’t become a leader in a government organisation by virtue of your leadership skills, but by sticking around long enough to reach the “leadership grades”! So, in this case you have a HR practitioner given the job of corporatizing a business activity of the government organisation and building the business! The guy hasn’t got a clue what a business is! And neither does he know how to lead a business!
I have met very few business leaders that impress me, though I have been lucky enough to have worked with some great business leaders! The lack of entrepreneurial skills is even more frightening, especially in the GLC’s. I have always believed that what is wrong with GLC’s today is the fact that they are led by people with no entrepreneurial skills! They are just “professional managers”, though I don’t really know what that means! It sounds like an euphemism for persons who are not corrupt and will not cheat the organisations! What’s the big deal! GLC’s are businesses. Businesses need people who understand businesses, not just someone who can balance the book or shuffle assets around to make the books look good!
So what did the article say about what is required for today’s business environment? I couldn’t really see any! It talked about the business world having changed and leaders need to be different. But how??
At the end of the day, a person who understands business is what is needed. A person who knows how to build a business in today’s business environment. A person who knows how to get the best from his troop to grow the business. A person who knows how to utilise all the tools necessary to enhance the business. That’s all!! Does the country lack such people? Maybe, but very much so in the GLC’s!
Une passez bon weekend!
Femme Fatale – 25th April 2012
Ah, women (and in Malaysia, starlets) and male politicians! How boring would the world be had there never been politicians linked to women in scandalous ways!
Yes, I am back. I am still busy trying to earn a living (without a real job) and still struggling with my health, and those two factors are enough to dry up the creative juice and the urge to write. But at the same time I have not been fully cured from my cacoethes scribendi either! Yup, the infliction of the insatiable desire to write. On top of that, when you are suffering from bronchitis, you tend to be woken up in the middle of the night or early morning by violent coughs! And since I was woken up by the coughs early this morning coupled with my anxiousness to know what happened to Chelsea at the Nou Camp Stadium in Barcelona (not that I support Chelsea as many of you would know), I just could not go back to sleep. So I decided to write.
So, what is it about male politicians that they need to be caught in some scandals with some women, or “not so famous but voluptuous” starlets in Malaysia. Well, to be honest, I think it is the same everywhere in the world! Since time immemorial, male politicians or rulers have been entangled in some form of sexual scandals!
In modern times, one can easily recall the “Profumo Affair” in Britain, or the Berlusconi “bunga bunga parties” in Italy, and the impeachment of Bill Clinton after his passion for cigars dipped in a female intern’s sexual secretion was revealed to the world! The American media had a field day when Clinton was President. The fact that he was considered one of the smartest President ever did not matter. So, from a smart but horny President, they elected a President that more closely reflected the dumb mentality of the average Americans. But then Bush, despite the lack of sexual dalliances, manage to enthralled the population with his mangled vocabulary that a nomenclature was invented, Bushism!
I have always thought that men are the weaker sex, because of the lack of ability to control their libidos! So the perceived subjugation of women, as propounded by feminism, is just the means to an end. I am quite sure my favourite feminist, the indomitable Germaine Greer will agree to that.
But none of the above scandals of course can beat the man who has been proclaiming himself (to whoever that will still listen) to be the next Prime Minister of Malaysia. The man whose scandal is one that can only be described as “bordering human decency”! And now a former “tennis buddy” has declared the man as a bi-sexual and has revealed the man’s “ménage de trois” with the wife of his party’s Deputy President. And there is a “result” from the affair! And to top it all off, a video tape has been handed to a lawyer! Another video???
I am very sure some the many conspiracy theorists amongst you already have your theories ready to be imparted to the world. But unfortunately, the ménage de trois with the wife of the Deputy President has been an open secret for many years! And I have known about it since the man’s first trial for sodomy, or as some people called it, the “Sodomy 1 Case”! In fact there was even an attempt to obtain DNA proof of the ménage de trois during the first trial, but the attempt was botched by a swapped blood sample of a very young girl (who is now hinted to be a half-sister of the daughter of the man)!
I have said it many times. The man is a sexual deviant! And yet people still thinks that he is fit to be a Prime Minister! And there are many more videos out there to prove his deviancy. As I have said before, the CIA has a whole collection of them!!
Why do you think there’s a clear tension between the man’s wife (who is the President of the party) and the man’s daughter (who is the Vice President of the party) with the Deputy President (who’s involved in the ménage de trois with the man)? Is this some form of convoluted nepotism??
And now the party is called a “free-sex” party! Man, why didn’t anyone tell me earlier? I would have happily joined! Imagine, having a party convention, followed by an orgy! That would be fun compared to my non-existential boring life!
And his idiotic followers who are also students of higher-learning institutions are going on demonstrations to abolish the PPTN! Obviously they have not learnt anything from those higher-learning institutions! Quoting free education in some handful Western countries is not going to cut it boys! Yes, BOYS (not MAN)!!! Don’t you BOYS also know what the top personal tax rates in these countries are? Norway has a top rate of 47.8% and still have to pay GST of up to 25%! France has a top rate of 40% and GST of up to 19.6%! The United Kingdom has a top rate of 50% (though it will be reduced to 45% in 2013) and GST of 20%! And these in comparison to Malaysia’s top tax rates of 26% and still no GST! And petrol is amongst the cheapest in the world!!
You idiots expect the taxpayers to pay for your education??? And then you guys are going to waste the money on buying motorcycles and getting laid??? And spending your time attending demonstrations, instead of studying??? You expect the taxpayers to pay for your education when you can’t even speak or write decent English after spending 4 years getting higher education? And you expect the 1 million taxpayers out of the 28 million population to have their tax rates doubled to pay for your education? GET REAL!!!!
Is this is what the country is paying for “political and press freedom”? A bunch of idiotic politicians using a bunch of idiotic youths to gain popularity and political power!
Are these the youths that are expected to lead the country one day?
I am sure these same youths will be in full force at the Bersih 3 Rally that is coming soon, showing how politically naïve they are, before dropping their pants and bending over to be sodomized by the man who thinks he is going to be the next Prime Minister!
And we all wonder why all this while students were disallowed from being active in politics. Because they lack the maturity and the brains!! That’s why!
“Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.” - Carl Sagan
“The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one” - Wilhelm Steke
So to those who have been inviting me to attend the rally, thanks but no thanks! Why, because I am a selfish bourgeois who don’t give a shit about a rally that is meant more to support political parties led by a sexually deviant man, and not about the proletariat that need to work hard to earn a living.