Where will the empire (Umno) strike back?

May 20 — If Umno wants to turn 2009 around to its favour, what should it do? Meaning, where will the empire strike back?

So I’ll put on my Umno thinking cap on. Continue reading “Where will the empire (Umno) strike back?”

Who will Hisham Hussein arrest first?

APRIL 16— After an eternity in the ministry of education, where he managed to promise people indefinitely that he would try to bring policies that will stop the muck education is in for decades — now he can start to play police and thief, as the home minister.

So Hishamuddin ‘Always endeavouring to look strong and manly by gripping effeminately phallic symbols like keris’ Hussein, is now the man sent to replace baldy.

It is too tempting to not guess who is on the printed list Hisham places under his pillow nightly, hoping it would give a sense of strength in his dreams. Continue reading “Who will Hisham Hussein arrest first?”

Mad Men run ending

On the front page of Utusan Malaysia — as their second headline — the second headline was for The Herald to be banned.

The question is, how does — forget the various yahoos putting their views out in that paper — a newspaper with supposedly learned people live with its glaringly weak sense of, intelligence?

What are the real stakes in this debate. Continue reading “Mad Men run ending”

Exodus in motion – migrant sweep on

Two weeks ago Utusan Malaysia stated coldly that anyone from the Indonesian islands had the same claim to Malaysia as constitutional Malays. This was in response to all the postulations by various quarters on the validity of claiming who were the original settlers of the peninsula.

So by extension, Syed Hamid Albar can be considered not new since his family is from Sumatra when his dad came over. Same goes for Khir Toyo’s Javanese migrant dad. They are all from the nusantara. Continue reading “Exodus in motion – migrant sweep on”