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22/11: How they lied to Parliament

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

MALAYSIA TODAY SPECIAL REPORT

Raja Petra Kamarudin

This is an extract of the Parliament session of 15 November 2006:

Tuan Salahuddin bin Ayub [Kubang Kerian]: Penjelasan.

Tuan Pengerusi [Datuk Dr. Yusof bin Yacob]: Ya, Kubang Kerian Yang Berhormat.

Dato’ Zainal Abidin bin Osman: Sila.

Tuan Salahuddin bin Ayub [Kubang Kerian]: Terima kasih Tuan Pengerusi, saya tertarik tadi dengan jawapan Timbalan Menteri bahawa komitmen Yang Amat Berhormat Perdana Menteri untuk membasmi kemiskinan ini khususnya di kawasan luar bandar. Dengan saya memetik ucapan Yang Amat Berhormat Perdana Menteri semasa memberikan taklimat kepada perwakilan UMNO baru-baru ini bahawa beliau telah memperuntukkan sebanyak 600 juta lagi untuk projek pembangunan luar Bandar. Kita ucap terima kasih di atas komitmen ini tetapi yang meragukan saya adalah apabila kenyataan itu menyatakan bahawa ianya akan diagihkan kepada UMNO Bahagian dan mengikut laporan seorang Ketua Bahagian UMNO yang tidak mahu namanya disiarkan bahawa setiap UMNO Bahagian akan mendapat 3 juta ringgit tetapi saya ingin penjelasan di sini adakah duit ini peruntukan-peruntukan kerajaan ataupun duit daripada poket UMNO sendiri, 600 juta ini minta penjelasan kerana disebut inilah projek untuk pembangunan luar bandar, terima kasih.

Dato’ Zainal Abidin bin Osman: Terima kasih Yang Berhormat kerana membawa soalan ini. Kementerian belum lagi dimaklum tentang 600 juta yang ingin dikemukakan kepada projek-projek luar bandar tetapi menerusi apa yang kita lihat daripada media akhbar, 600 juta ini adalah diberi oleh duit kerajaan Barisan Nasional dan bukan duit UMNO dan akan dibagikan kepada ICU melalui SDO, dan tidak ada faktor yang disebut di sini tentang ketua-ketua bahagian mengikut apa yang difahamkan oleh Kementerian Kemajuan Luar Bandar dan Wilayah secara rasmi.

Now look at this letter from the Deputy Minister of Works:

TMKRM/0033/20
13 November 2006

Ketua Pengarah Kerja Raya
Ibu Pejabat JKR
Tingkat 5, Blok F
Kompleks Kerja Raya
Jalan Sultan Salahuddin
50582 Kuala Lumpur
u/p: YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Mohamad Razali Othman

YBhg. Dato’

Perlaksanaan Projek Kecil Kawasan Parlimen di Semenanjung Malaysia dan Sabah

Dengan segala hormatnya saya ingin menarik perhatian YBhg. Dato’ di atas pemgumuman YAB Perdana Menteri pada 13 November 2006 di Putra World Trade Centre.

2. Untuk makluman YBhg. Dato’, YAB Perdana Menteri telah mengumumkan pelaksanaan projek-projek kecil di Semenanjung dan Sabah dengan nilai keseluruhan RM600 juta (Ringgit Malaysia Enam Ratus juta). Pecahan kecil untuk setiap kawasan Parlimen adalah sebanyak RM3 juta (Ringgit Malaysia Tiga juta) dan projek ini perlu dilaksanakan dalam tempoh 2 bulan.

3. Sehubungan itu, saya memohon kerjasama YBhg. Dato’ untuk mengambil tindakan proaktif bagi melaksanakan arahan YAB. Perdana Menteri melalui JKR Daerah dengan mengarahkan seluruh Jurutera Daerah mengadakan perbincangan dengan pemimpin tempatan bagi menentuan kerja dan lain-lain.

4. Segala kerjasama dan tindakan segera YBhg. Dato’ atas perkara ini diucapkan ribuan terima kasih.


Sekian,

Yang ikhlas,

(signed by: DATO’ Ir. MOHD ZIN MOHAMED)

s.k.

1. YAB. Dato’ Seri Abdullah Hj Ahmad Badawi
Perdana Menteri Malaysia

2. YB. Dato’ Seri Samy Vellu
Menteri Kerja Raya

3. YB. Senator Tan Sri Dato’ Nor Mohamed bin Yakcop
Menteri Kewangan II

Note the salient points in the letter above:

1) The letter is dated 13 November 2006, TWO days before the Parliament session of 15 November 2006.
2) The letter is dated 13 November 2006, the SAME DAY that Abdullah Ahmad Badawi announced the matter at the Umno pre-council meeting in the Umno headquarters. In fact, the letter was prepared BEFORE Abdullah made the announcement that same day.
3) The letter is signed by the Deputy Minister of Works and copied to the Prime Minister, Minister of Works and the Finance of Minister II (meaning the Deputy Minister of Works has overridden those above him -- but could have done so only if someone ABOVE the Minister of Works and Minister of Finance II gave him that authority to do so).
4) The amount to be implemented is RM600 million as announced by Abdullah Ahmad Badawi on 13 November 2006.
5) The implementation must be completed within two months (meaning the RM600 million must be utilised by the end of this year or so).
6) Sarawak is NOT included in this scheme because Sarawak does not have an Umno presence.
7) The RM600 million is only for Umno and will be managed by the Umno division leaders.
8) RM3 million will be allocated to each of the Umno divisions (less Sarawak which does not have any Umno divisions).
9) The letter confirmed the RM600 million on 13 November 2006 but two days later, on 15 November 2006, Parliament was told: Kementerian belum lagi dimaklum tentang 600 juta yang ingin dikemukakan kepada projek-projek luar Bandar.
10) And it is government money but for Umno’s use as what Parliament was told: 600 juta ini adalah diberi oleh duit kerajaan Barisan Nasional dan bukan duit UMNO.

Now, also note what Malaysia Today reported in Constitutional Crisis in Umno on 13 November 2006 and Ali Baba and the 40 thieves on 15 November 2006. On 13 November 2006, the eve of the Umno General Assembly last week, Umno’s President, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, called all the 191 Umno division leaders and committee members for a pre-council meeting and informed them that he will be giving RM3 million to each division. The money is supposed to be for ‘rural development’. However, the money will be entrusted to the division heads and those committee members who would like to taste a share of the money will have to ‘pandai-pandai bodek ketua bahagian’.

Salahuddin bin Ayub, the PAS Member of Parliament for Kubang Kerian, then raised this matter in Parliament on 15 November 2006 and the official reply he got from the government is that the money will be managed by the government and not by the Umno division heads.

This is of course a blatant lie and Parliament has been misinformed. The money will not -- I repeat, will not -- be managed by the government but will be managed by the Umno division heads. The government lied to Parliament and I just do not know what the implication of this is.

The reason they lied to Parliament is simple. The RM600 million is government funds but it is going to be channelled to Umno for party purposes. This is of course illegal. But they needed to do this for another simple reason. They need to buy off the division heads plus the committee members -- who are all delegates to the recent Umno General Assembly -- to ensure that none of them raise any embarrassing questions or blast the Supreme Council for the recent controversy involving the 28 September 2006 Umno Supreme Council meeting.

According to an assessment done by the Umno headquarters, about 60% of the delegates support Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and there were plans by some of them to raise hell at the recently concluded General Assembly. Most by then had become aware of the 28 September 2006 Supreme Council meeting that expunged three pages of incriminating evidence from the Minutes of the previous meeting. In that particular (previous) meeting, the Supreme Council had discussed the matter of Mahathir contesting the post of delegate to the general assembly and they did not want him to win. The Kedah Menteri Besar plus the Kubang Pasu division head -- who was not a Supreme Council member but nevertheless still attended the meeting -- were instructed to ensure that Mahathir loses.

And they did. On the eve of the Kubang Pasu division meeting they summoned the more than 450 delegates for a gathering and each was given an envelope containing RM200 with instructions who to vote for. Invariably, Mahathir’s name was not on the list of whom to vote for. In this meeting were also the watchdogs of Umno, member of the Disciplinary Board, whose job it is to ensure that no such underhanded tactics perpetuate in Umno. Instead of being the party police, they were instead the perpetrators who went on stage one-by-one to slam Mahathir and explain why the delegates should not vote for the ex-party president. Sending a thief to catch a thief is one thing, sending the party police to commit the crime is unique to the world but not to Malaysia where a new controversy has just erupted involving the elite SWAT force and its implication in murder.

As they say, when you lie, then you need to tell another lie to cover the first lie. The Chinese say this is like digging a hole to get the earth to cover another hole. In the end the second hole just gets bigger. I suppose the Americans would in turn say: when you are in a hole, stop digging.

As they also say, everything comes in threes. In Umno’s case it came in fours. And the Chinese say that four means die. The first offence they committed was to discuss sabotaging Mahathir at the Umno Supreme Council. The second offence was expunging all records of the discussion from the Minutes of the meeting. The third was calling the more than 450 delegates for a meeting and paying them RM200 each to not vote for Mahathir. And finally, the fourth crime and the killer blow, was to pay each division RM3 million of our money (duit kerajaan Barisan Nasional as what they told Parliament) to keep them quiet and to buy their silence and make sure that no one brings this matter up at the General Assembly.

How much can Malaysians tolerate? How much can Umno members tolerate? Isn’t there any sense of outrage? Doesn’t anyone feel like a fool for being manipulated in such a manner? I suppose if murder is tolerated then a ‘small matter’ such as stealing RM600 million of our money, bribing Umno members, rigging the elections, lying to Parliament, and other such ‘triviality’ would not raise many eyebrows in Malaysia. As the Malays would say, “perkara biasa saja”. This proves one thing I suppose, Melayu sudah hilang di dunia, because true Malays of days past would never tolerate such things. They would draw their keris to oppose such kemungkaran. But today they draw their keris to defend it.


THIS IS TRULY EARTH SHATTERING!
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What really happened at PAU

Truth said...

Asalamualaikum and greetings Datuk and friends.

Coming out fresh from this year's UMNO General Assembly, I'd like to share some of my thoughts and experience, from the special prayers held for Tun, the Mukhriz saga to the very atmosphere from within the Merdeka Hall, which represents the true sentiments of the delegates, and also issues relating to the concerns over the live telecast of the proceedings on Astro. To save the trouble of special branch officers cooking up reports to send up, consider this, "The confessions of an UMNO delegate."

On the 14th of November 2006, the public were invited to attend the special prayers held for the former PM who suffered a heart attack a few days before that.

The local newspapers couldn’t even get the dates and time correct. Such is the intelligence level of our reporters. (And we are wondering why our leaders and component members of BN are at odds with each other). Delegates staying at that particular hotel where it was held received personal invitations.

I was informed that originally, the venue was reserved for a gathering which was to be attended by Tun that would include his speech to UMNO delegates. That would have been quite controversial and unprecedented. I would have been in two minds going to it but considering the latter was for a good cause to pray for Tun’s health, I decided without a blink of an eye to attend, despite the warning from friends in politics to stay away.

I despise the hypocracy of UMNO friends who stayed at that particular hotel who decided not to go, out of fear for the establishment. I told them, I would go even if the situation was reversed and it was held to pray for Pak Lah’s health, while they would just fly a kiss to Pak Lah just as they did for Tun in the current circumstance.

These people need to be reminded that they might succeed in bloughing Pak Lah by complying (not concurring or even coforming) to what is perceived to be his wishes, but they can’t blough God Almighty, and by the will of Allah, may He expose those pretenders in front of the PM before the coming General Elections. I use the term “comply” because I know these people and they talk of support for Tun while wanting to live a lie to fool Pak Lah. Proof of this is these people prefer not to attend the function, yet they ask their supporters who come from their divisions to fill the hall to the brim. Bloody hypocrites I’d say.

This is the same with UMNO leaders who come out in full blast smashing Mukhriz for his statement regarding the Presidential address.

Pak Lah had repeatedly said that he doesn’t mind people with deferring views yet the UMNO leaders who are faking their support for Pak Lah are turning him into a liar by running down the first guy who differs. I don’t think there were harsh words used by Mukhriz as anyone who knows him would agree that he is a soft spoken person. However the way the press went to town with him through statements from other leaders made it look like he was vulgar.

Datuk, from what I gathered at the pre council meeting prior to the Assembly, the UMNO Information Chief started by praising Pak Lah while viciously running down his criticizer signalling what was to be expected in the days to come.

On the day of the Assembly, when Tun Siti Hasmah’s name was mentioned, the sound of hands clapping were deafening, the same happened when the PM asked everyone to pray for Tun’s health, although saying “Amin” would have been more appropriate.

In the afternoon, the first few speakers tried Mat Taib’s (UMNO information chief) style of praising Pak Lah while smashing Tun without mentioning his name but it wasn’t appreciated by the delegates. Even praising Pak Lah without smashing his predessessor didn’t get much response from the crowd either. Then, they discovered that the undercurrent isn’t exactly how they thought it to be, and the following speakers in the days ahead trodded on the Tun subject very delicately. I’m describing the atmosphere in the hall because this cannot be seen or felt on television. Everytime a speaker either attacked Tun or praised Pak Lah, there were murmurs of discontent. This was rather astonishing as I had thought in there, delegates would fake their support as the UMNO leaders do in public.

The final test was when the very raw Puteri Chief drew the courage (under instruction I suspect, as even seasoned speakers wouldn’t do it unless they are sure they have the crowd eating out of their hands), to ask us all to stand up in exhibition of our support for the President. The response was so cold that the Puteri had to plead a second time to the delegates to stand. I noticed at least one State Assemblyman near me who didn’t bother to get up, even at my request as it was live on TV and it wouldn’t be nice to show others outside that we were not in total support of our President.

This not so overwhelming support for Pak Lah is not only felt inside but also outside as it made me a direct witness of this sorry state of affairs on the very last day. I had noticed a peddler selling Pak Lah’s badges everyday for one Ringgit each. This chap was hard working as I saw him in different places doing it and even at 10:30pm at the bridge linking Dewan Tun Dr Ismail to PWTC after the dinner with the Deputy President. On the last day, I opted to leave late to avoid the traffic and the rain. As I was leaving and everyone else was getting ready to close shop this peddler was loudly talking to himself. As I got closer he engaged me and started complaining about not being able to sell the badges even for a meager one ringgit, continuing his grievance saying that if Pak Lah was a popular leader he would’ve been able to sell more than nothing that afternoon. He even asked me to listen to his hoarsed voice, the result of trying to convince people to buy the badges to no avail. That very moment Datuk, I looked at Pak Lah’s picture on the badges and my eyes swelled with tears feeling for him and wondering whether he is aware that his ministers and so called supporters from the Supreme council are all pretenders who just lend their blind support without conviction but will be very quick to abandon him when he is no longer a force.

Apporopriately I gave the peddler some money and purchased a few badges in support of our current President whom I’m sure did not wish this upon himself but is a victim of circumstance.

What escapes me is if the Supreme Council members truly support the President as they have barked that way all the while, they could have purchased a hundred badges each to give to there supporters who have come from their respective divisions. This peddler was hard to avoid as he was truly doing his job.

Finally, about the live telecast of our proceedings. The majority of the delegates were not so against it until the Chairman kept reminding the speakers to mind their words as we were being watched by the whole nation, namely the non-Malays. We felt that this was a once a year meeting where the speakers can say what is exactly on their minds representing 3 million odd members. Why should we preserve a respectable front when others prefer not to show us the same respect? In my experience as a delegate many times, all the speakers have kept a certain level of discipline. They may be emotional at times, but never have they used foul language in their speeches. How are the leaders to know how the grassroots feel if we are not able to express our thoughts without fear or favour?

Malays have been proven to be good masters in that they are fair to others. We have seen how one particular race dealt with us when the Japs surrendered while waiting for the Brits to come back. We have never been that vicious.

Malays do not usually initiate an act, but you can wager your last dollar that they will almost always react.

This is the case here. There are several topics that are sensitive to us, most important of them being religion and race. When we see that they are not being defended accordingly by our leaders, namely the UMNO ministers, naturally there will be strong words used to warn the offenders.

We are appalled at how the IFC topic was able to grow in an open debate. It should have been smacked down right from the beginning. Also Lim Keng Yaik’s query on the methodology employed in calculating Malay equity in our economy, and his insistance for a Bangsa Malaysia.

This is what triggered the reaction by UMNO members at this year’s assembly. What we want to know is why wasn’t the Gerakan chief who sits in the Cabinet hauled up for going public on the issue relating Govt policy without going through the proper channels. Why are the UMNO leaders cowed into silence everytime this old baggage opens his mouth? Where is Hishamuddin on this? Isn’t Bangsa Malaysia a term first promoted by the DAP initiated by the PAP from Singapore at one time? Why is Gerakan allowed to adopt it? Are they sleeping with the DAP, together dreaming of PAP?

Indeed, in his winding up speech, the Deputy President dismissed it as a State of the mind thing. I want to remind our good leader that THEY do not want it to remain as a state of the mind but continue to press for it to be the state of the nation.

My heart goes out to our MCA friends who loyally respect our social contract. However, they are made to look like they are not doing enough for the Chinese community while Keng Yaik is allowed to proudly shoot his mouth off trying to be the sole champion of his people. If this is not stopped, MCA will have to join the bandwagon and then, all hell will break loose.

I urge those assisiting our good Prime Minister, namely the UMNO ministers; while constantly praising Pak Lah to clock up points to maintain your positions and by doing so becoming a liability to him, please don’t forget your duty to Islam and the Malays.

Too much freedom will affect national unity. While it is a noble effort by a gentleman politician, it is also evident that we are not quite ready for it.

NOTE: DATUK, I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS RATHER LONG. I LEAVE IT TO YOU TO EITHER POST IT AS AN ARTICLE, MY VIEW, OR EVEN NOT POST IT AT ALL, AS LONG AS YOU READ IT. THANK YOU SIR.
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Suara Rakyat Biasa

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Beberapa hari ini kita telah dihidangkan dengan pelbagai komen dan pandangan dari pemimpin-pemimpin persekutuan, negeri serta UMNO bahagian. Pelbagai bentuk komen dan cadangan dilemparkan.

Tetapi kalau dihalusi kebajikan komen-komen adalah lebih berbentuk komen peribadi ke atas TDM. Sebaliknya bukan komen-komen atau jawapan-jawapan ke atas segala pertanyaan yang di luahkan oleh TDM kepada kerajaan.

Contoh erbaik ialah oleh Menteri Di Jabatan Perdana Menteri, yang hanya meluahkan harapan agar TDM berdiam diri dan beliau akan
Mungkin komen/jawapan mereka berlainan jika pertanyaan yang diluahkan oleh TDM itu diluahkan oleh rakyat biasa yang tiada sebarang jawatan besar dalam kerajaan atau ex-orang besar kerajaan.

Reaksi Malaysia berbeza-beza mengikut golongan bila bercakap mengenai kemelut antara Tun Dr. Mahathir dan Pak Lah. Walaupun reaksi-reaksi politikus kerajaan dan pembangkang sudah dijangkakan, ia tetap menarik untuk dinilai.

Media memaparkan tajuk “Dr.Mahathir kritik Pak Lah”. Apakah benar ini yang berlaku? Rakyat lebih maklum bahawa sebenarnya Pak Lah yang terlebih dahulu mengkritik, menuduh dan menyindir Dr. Mahathir. Dr. Mahathir sebenarnya hanya membela diri dan memberi reaksi terhadap kritikan, tuduhan dan sindiran tersebut tetapi telah ditafsir sebagai mengkritik atau menghentam (slams) Pak Lah oleh kerajaan dan media.
Jika kita melihat kemelut ini dari sudut pandangan rakyat dan bukan pandangan politikus atau orang yang berkepentingan dalam kerajaan dan Parti, kita akan faham bahawa Dr. Mahathir hanya memberi reaksi terhadap kritikan bahawa beliau menghabiskan duit negara dengan mengadakan projek mega. Beliau hanya menjawab tuduhan kononnya beliau bertanggungjawab menyebabkan negara hampir bankrup. Reaksi beliau juga sudah pasti dipengaruhi oleh rasa tersinggung bila disindir Pak Lah yang mengatakan tidak perlu membina projek mega dan bandaraya bergemerlapan untuk diingati. Lebih dari itu, Dr. Mahathir hanya mahukan jawapan tentang persoalan yang dibangkitkan seperti isu AP, penjualan anak syarikat Proton, jambatan bengkok dan beberapa isu lain - isu-isu yang mana nampaknya didiamkan oleh pihak kerajaan dengan harapan Dr. Mahathir juga pelupa seperti mereka dan pembangkang.

Kerana itu, sudut pandangan politikus yang mengalami amnesia ini tidak perlu diambil peduli sangat – tidak kiralah dari mana-mana parti pun. Hari ini caci, esok puji, hari ini sokong projek, esok batal projek. Melihat gelagat mereka di Parlimen, kita terpaksa berfikir panjang bagaimana mereka-mereka ini boleh kita biarkan terus menjadi pemimpin kita?

Rakyat yang matang tahu menilai kenyataan politikus-politikus yang tiada nilai ini. Lihat saja bagaimana semua menteri sedang berusaha menonjolkan bahawa merekalah penyokong kuat Pak Lah agar tidak perlu meletak jawatan. Di celah-celah itu ada juga yang sememangnya gembira dapat mengambil kesempatan untuk membidas Dr. Mahathir dengan harapan agar bidasan mereka tampak paling bijaksana antara yang lain, sekaligus dapat meningkatkan populariti diri. Dan ada juga yang mengambil kesempatan ini untuk melepaskan dendam atau iri hati yang lama terpendam terhadap Dr. Mahathir.

Politikus ini semua gagal untuk melihat bahawa ini bukan soal siapa kritik siapa atau siapa sokong siapa, ini adalah soal isu-isu dalaman negara.

Yang ini, penulis harap para politikus semua ambil maklum, kerana mungkin para politikus semua agak susah untuk memahami sesuatu yang ‘direct’ dan tidak berbelit serta tidak punya kepentingan diri seperti di bawah:

i). Rakyat yang sedang bersungut dan merungut di dalam internet kerana tidak ada ruang untuk merungut di media ini, tidak sekali-kali meminta Dr. Mahathir mengambil alih tampuk pemerintahan kembali tetapi rakyat melihat kebenaran dalam isu-isu yang dibangkitkan Dr. Mahathir dan;

ii). Rakyat masih tidak mendapat keyakinan dari jawapan balas para menteri dan Perdana Menteri sendiri terhadap isu-isu tersebut.

iii) Rakyat tidak faham kenapa adanya usaha dari kerajaan sendiri untuk memburukkan dan menafikan jasa Dr. Mahathir serta menidakkan keupayaan projek-projek yang telah terdahulu dipersetujui bersama Dr. Mahathir sedangkan projek-projek itu semua telah diperjelaskan oleh Dr. Mahathir kepada rakyat dan rakyat yakin serta menyokong penuh keputusan kerajaan waktu itu.

iv) Rakyat menyokong BN bukannya Pak Lah atau mana-mana menteri secara individu semasa Pilihanraya Umum yang lalu. Sokongan ini datangnya dari keyakinan kami atas kepimpinan terdahulu yang menerajui Parti dan negara dengan baik sekali. Seandainya Najib yang berada di tempat Pak Lah, atau mana-mana menteri bermulut celupar yang merendahkan martabat menteri pun berada di tempat Pak Lah pada waktu itu, akan tetap mendapat undi yang sama, kerana rakyat pada waktu itu berada di kemuncak semangat patriotik yang amat tinggi yang disemai Dr. Mahathir ke dalam dada kami hingga kami amat bangga dan sayangkan negara ini.

v) Rakyat bukan taksub kepada Dr. Mahathir, tetapi rakyat tidak punya keyakinan dengan kerajaan sekarang. Rakyat tidak mahu mulut Dr. Mahathir ditutup kerana itu juga akan bermakna menutup mulut rakyat yang sememangnya tidak punya saluran lagi untuk bersuara dalam suasana kepimpinan sekarang.


vi) Rakyat tertanya-tanya, melihat dari suasana muram Malaysia hari ini dengan beban kenaikan harga yang tiada henti, mungkinkah ada satu usaha yang lebih besar untuk membangkitkan kemarahan rakyat dan menghuru-harakan negara? Atau adakah ini semua dilakukan kerana yakin rakyat Malaysia bukannya jenis yang suka memberontak lalu golongan ini dapat mengaut kekayaan tanpa banyak masalah? Atau adakah ini semua ‘simply an unplanned situation?’

Rakyat yang sebelum ini telah 22 tahun hidup aman makmur dan penuh semangat di bawah pemerintahan Dr. Mahathir sudah begitu faham dengan keikhlasan, keberanian, kebijaksanaan dan kelantangan Dr. Mahathir. Dr. Mahathir tidak perlukan sokongan sesiapa apabila beliau bersuara. Beliau sanggup berdiri di tengah-tengah pertempuran walaupun berseorangan, dalam mempertahankan pendapat yang beliau pasti benar. Beliau tidak perlukan simpati apabila dibuang, dipinggir, dicaci atau dituduh kerana beliau tahu di mana beliau berdiri, iaitu di pentas kebenaran.


Untuk memburukkan nama beliau atau melenyapkan terus kebenaran dan jasa-jasa Dr. Mahathir, Pak Lah, menantu beliau, Nazri Aziz, para menteri dan bekas-bekas Timbalan Perdana Menteri tidak akan berjaya melakukannya dengan hanya mengawal media. Mereka perlu lakukan lebih dari itu kerana jasa dan kebenaran Dr. Mahathir telah terpahat dalam minda dan jiwa bangsa, tersemat dalam ketamadunan Malaysia dan abadi dalam sejarah dunia.


Kerana itu, untuk menjayakan misi mereka, mereka bukan sahaja perlu membunuh semua rakyat Malaysia yang berumur sekurang-kurangnya lewat 20an ke atas, tetapi juga semua warga dunia yang mengagumi Dr. Mahathir serta perlu juga menghapuskan semua dokumen-dokumen media massa serta buku-buku pemikiran Dr. Mahathir yang dihasilkan oleh penulis-penulis luar negara. Malah, mungkin mereka juga perlu membunuh diri kerana kebenaran itu tidak akan lenyap dari kotak pemikiran mereka sendiri.


Di akhir hayat, si peliwat tetap mengenali siapa dirinya yang sebenar dan akan tetap terpahat dalam sejarah sebagai peliwat. Orang yang berjasa, akan tetap terpahat dalam sejarah sebagai orang yang berjasa.


Begitu juga dengan orang yang menggadaikan harta negara, melingkupkan syarikat-syarikat milik negara dan menjatuhkan negara, akan pasti terpahat dalam sejarah sebagai seorang pengkhianat, atau sibodoh yang menjual negara.

Simpati penulis kepada mereka yang berkenaan, semoga dijauhkan semua ini dari bumi Malaysia.
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Si Kitol & Raja Mendeliar III

Monday, August 14, 2006

Kisah percintaan Khairy dengan Nori juga sebenarnya hasil perancangan licik Kalimullah yang telah menemukan mereka. Nori mudah tumpas ditangan Khairy yang beria-ia menunujukkan cintanya kepada Nori yang dari segi rupa tidak seberapa dan tidak sepadan dengan Khairy.

Bagi Khairy, mencintai Nori bukan sesuatu yang susah. Baginya, sesiapa sahaji yang boleh membuka jalan untuk mencapai kuasa boleh dicintai dan dicumbui. Khairy tahu, dengan kuasa, dia akan dapat memilih gadis-gadis yang diidamkan untuk dijadikan penghibur hatinya.

Hari ini jelas, Maya Karin serta gadis Singapura itu, menjadi penghibur hatinya dan Nori menjadi sumber kuasanya.

Kesabaran Khairy dan kesanggupannya mengahwini Nori sekarang membuahkan hasil bukan sahaja untuk dirinya malahan untuk Kalimullah dan sudah tentu Singapura.

Sejak Pak Lah mengambilalih dari Dr Mahathir, Singapura tidak lagi menunjukkan sikap bermusuh malahan menunjukkan kesediaan untuk berbaik-baik.

Bagi Pak Lah, ini adalah kejayaan diplomasinya. Tetapi umum tahu, Singapuratidak pernah berminat untuk berbaik-baik dengan Malaysia dalam apa keadaan sekalipun kecuali jika ia menguntungkan republik. Itu.

Sekarang dengan adanya Khairy dan Kalimullah sebagai orang kepercayaan Pak Lah, Singapura tidak perlu bermusuh malahan berbaik-baik dengan Malaysia akan menutup rahsia hubungan mereka dengan Khairy dan Kalimullah.

Hasilnya, Temasek, badan pelaburan kerajaan Singapura bereluasa di Malaysia, mengambil alih pantai Holdings, Southern Bank Berhad, Avenue Capital (menerusi ECM Libra yang diterajui Kalimullah dan Khairy sebagai ahli lembaga), Telekom Malaysia selain dari mencuba untuk menerobos syarikat Malaysia seperti Proton.

Kepentingan Melayu dan UMNO semakin terpinggir dan inya dilakukan secara sistematik tanpa disedari oleh umat Melayu. Kesemua dilakukan atas nama meritocracy dan hamper kesemua media massa, terutama dari luar Negara menyokong usaha itu kerana selari dengan agenda globalisasi.

Dr. Mahathir yang telah melihat usaha Singapura menghancurkan kepentingan Melayu akhirnya tidak lagi dapat menahan dirinya lantas secara lantang mengkritik kepimpinan Paklah dengan harapan ahli UMNO dan orang Melau akan sedar akan ancaman yang mereka hadapi.

Namun, suaranya itu dibantah oleh orang Melayu dan ahli UMNO sendiri. Maka berleluasalah Si Kitol dan Raja Mendeliar. Akan hancurkan tamaddun Melayu moden yang dibina oleh UMNO kerana angkara mereka ini ? Akan terjajahkah kita lagi ?
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Si Kitol & Raja Mendeliar II

Semasa Dr Mahathir dan UMNO berdepan dengan kemarahan rakyat dan ahli reformasi yang tidak percaya dengan tuduhan terhadap Anwar, Kalimullah telah tampil ke hadapan memberi sokongan padu kepada Dr. Mahathir dan UMNO.

Kalimullah telah secara terbuka menyeru teman-teman perniagaan dan wartawan untuk memberi sokongan kepada Dr. Mahathir.

Antara lain, Kalimullah menyatakan bahawa semasa bapanya sedang nazak di India, bapanya telah berpesan kepadanya (Kalimullah) supaya menyokong Dr Mahathir yang dianggap oleh bapa Kalimullah sebagai pemimpin Melayu dan Islam yang tiada tolok bandingnya.

Kerana pesanan bapanya, kata Kalimullah, beliau tidak teragak-agak menyokong Dr. Mahathir dan sanggup bergadai harta dan nyawa untuk mempertahankan beliau.

Apabila Anwar tumpas dan parti Keadilannya juga tumpas di dalam pilihanraya 1999, Kalimullah dan Singapura mula mencari personality baru untuk disokong di Malaysia dan kemudian diperkudakan.

Khairy Jamaludin secara kebetulan merelakan dirinya. Khairy mempunyai cita-cita tinggi. Beliau juga berdendam kepada pentadbiran Dr. Mahathir yang disalahkannya sebagai penyebab kematian bapanya seorang bekas diplomat yang membunuh diri kerana tekanan perasaan selepas kontraknya tidak diperbaharui.

Ditambah pula dengan latarbelakang akademik yang menyerlah, maka Kalimullah yang telah ditugaskan oleh Singapura untuk mencari calon yang sesuai untuk agenda republic itu, telah memilih Khairy.

Khairy amat sesuai kerana dia tidak mempunyai rasa patriotic yang tinggi kepada Malaysia dan semangat Melayunya juga amat luntur kerana dibesarkan di luar negara dan tidak pernah melihat pentingnya Dasar Ekonomi Baru untuk umat Melayu.

Dari segi Islamnya, Khairy juga tidak mempunyai penghayatan yang kukuh kerana cara hidup sebagai seorang anak diplomat di luar Negara tidak menjadikan Islam satu cara hidup sebagaimana anak-anak Melayu lain yang dibesarkan di Malaysia.

Khairy juga mempunyai teman wanita berbangsa Cina dari Singapura. Mereka berkongsi ranjang semasa belajar di Britain dan hubungan itu berterusan sehingga mereka kembali ke Negara masing-masing.

Malahan, dikalangan teman-teman rapat Khairy, mereka sering berkata bahawaKhairy masih lagi berhubungan secara intim dengan gadir Singapura itu walaupun selepas berkahwin dengan Nori, anak Pak Lah.


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Si Kitol & Raja Mendeliar I

Sunday, August 13, 2006

Jika orang Melayu dan ahli UMNO masih sangsi dengan kerisauan Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad mengenai kedaulatan negara yang dinodai oleh kuasa asing terutamanya Sinagpura, mereka harus kenal beberapa individu yang menjadi dalang.

Banyak telah diperkatakan mengenai Datuk Kalimullah Hassan yang menjadi spin-doctor Pak lah. Hampir semua yang mengambil tahu sedar mengenai latarbelakangnya, terutama hakikat beliau gagal pada tahun 1988 menjadi setiausaha akhbar kepada Tun Ghafar Baba yang ketika itu Timbalan Perdana Menteri.

Kegagalan itu adalah kerana beliau dianggap "security risk" (ancaman keselamatan) oleh bahagian perisikan Malaysia.

Selepas itu beliau hilang dari pandangan umum dan muncul kembali beberapa tahun kemudian sebagai juruperunding media untuk Singapore Press Holdings dan beroperasi di Kuala Lumpur bagi akhbar Singapore Straits Times.

Biro-biro Singapore Straits Times di luar negara beroperasi sebagai "front' ataupun topeng untuk agen-agen ISB Singapura (Internal Security Department of Singapore) untuk beroperasi.

Mereka ini, menerusi Kalimullah, telah berjaya semasa itu menembusi UMNO dan telah mengumpul pelbagai rahsia dalaman parti dan juga mengenai pemimpin-pemimpin parti.

Salah satu rahsia yang berjaya dikumpul oleh Kalimullah dan agen Singapura ialah mengenai kegemaran seks luar tabii Anwar Ibrahim. Namun mereka tidak menyebarkan maklumat tersebut malahan terus berusaha merapatkan diri dengan Anwar.

Strategi mereka adalah mudah - biarkan Anwar menjadi Perdana Menteri dan ketika itu, menggunakan semua maklumat tersebut untuk memeras ugut Anwar.

Tetapi perancangan Singapura gagal kerana Dr. Mahathir mendapat tahu mengenai kelemahan moral Anwar dan mengambil tindakan memecatnya pada tahun 1998.

Masalah moral Anwar diperakui sendiri oleh pemimpin Singapura Lee Kuan Yew. Semasa lawatan beliau ke Kuala Lumpur dalam tahun 2001, ketika bertemu pengarang kanan akhbar New Straits Times termasuk ketua pengarang kumpulan Tan Sri ABdullah Ahmad, telah menyatakan rasa simpati beliau kepada Dr Mahathir.

Simpati itu, kata Kuan Yew, adalah kerana apa yang dikatakan oleh Dr. Mahathir mengenai Anwar sebagai peliwat adalah benar dan telah diketahuinya menerusi agen rahsia Singapura sejak tujuh, lapan tahun sebelum ini.



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KUMPULAN ARTIKEL 11

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Pada 14 Mei 2006 umat Islam dan beberapa NGOs Islam di Malaysia telah mengadakan demonstrasi di Pulau Pinang untuk menentang forum yang dianjurkan oleh Kumpulan Artikel 11. Antara agenda forum tersebut ialah untuk menuntut kebebasan murtad di bawah Artikel 11 Perlembagaan

Kumpulan Artikel 11 telah menuntut isu kebebasan murtad melalui Artikel 11 berikutan keputusan yang dibuat oleh Mahkamah Tinggi Syariah dalam kes Allahyarham Mohamed Abdullah @Moorthy , S. Shamala dan Nyonya Tahir" .

Sehubungan dengan isu ini, Kumpulan Artikel 11 telah juga cuba untuk mencabar undang-undang syariah dengan meminta bidang kuasa Mahkamah Syariah yang termaktub di bawah Perkara 121(1A) Perlembagaan Persekutuan dipinda atau dihapuskan.

Mereka mahu Perkara 121 (1A) Perlembagaan Persekutuan ini dipinda supaya Mahkamah Sivil dapat mengatasi Mahkamah Syariah berhubung dengan perkara-perkara yang melibatkan umat Islam.

Jika Perkara 121(1A) dipinda, maka Mahkamah Sivil dapat menundukkan bidang kuasa Mahkamah Syariah dan dengan demikian apa-apa tuntutan dan aduan yang terkandung di dalam Memorandum Suruhanjaya Antara Agama adalah terletak di bawah bidang kuasa Mahkamah Sivil.

Antara tuntutan yang terdapat dalam Memorandum tersebut adalah seperti berikut:-

1. Orang Islam hendaklah diberi hak murtad tanpa permohonan ke Mahkamah Syariah.

2. Sesorang anak yang dilahirkan oleh ibu bapa Islam tidak seharusnya secara terus menjadi Islam.

3. Orang-orang bukan Islam yang telah memeluk agama Islam hendaklah diberikan kebebasan untuk kembali kepada agama asal mereka (murtad) dan tidak boleh dikenakan tindakan undang-undang.

4. Orang bukan Islam tidak perlu dikehendaki menganut Islam sekiranya ingin berkahwin dengan orang Islam.

Tindakan Kumpulan Artikel 11 sekaligus mempertikai syariat Islam di mana setiap umat Islam dilarang sama sekali meninggalkan agamanya.

Bidang kuasa Mahkamah Syariah di Perkara 121(1) Perlembagaan mesti dikekalkan kerana Islam adalah satu-satunya agama di dunia yang memiliki peraturan yang tersendiri dan sempurna sehingga kepada hal-hal peribadi umatnya.

Justeru itu umat Islam perlulah mengambil berat atas matlamat dan objektif utama Kumpulan ini dengan tujuan untuk mencampurtangan dalam urusan orang Islam dan seterusnya mengenepikan hak orang Islam yang terlindung di bawah Perlembagaan Malaysia.
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What Anwar says about Malays

Tuesday, July 4, 2006

Malaysia's `Obsolete' Race Quotas are Paring Growth, Anwar Says
July 4 (Bloomberg) -- Malaysia should stop giving preferential treatment to its ethnic Malay majority, former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim said, arguing the affirmative action policy deters foreign and local investors.

Ethnic Malays, or Bumiputras, which literally means ``sons of the soil,'' get easier access to housing, education and government jobs under the 35-year-old New Economic Policy, aimed at protecting their interests relative to the Chinese and Indian minorities.

``We must be prepared to shift from this obsolete thinking,'' Anwar, 58, an opposition leader who was fired as deputy prime minister in 1998, said in a June 29 interview in Kuala Lumpur. ``It is important for us to think anew, discard the discriminatory practices of this new economic policy and use this to propel growth for all Malaysians.''

Affirmative action has lifted wealth among Bumiputras, who account for 65 percent of the population, and diffused tensions between them and the 25 percent of Malaysians who are ethnic Chinese and comprise the wealthiest segment of the population. Still, critics say the system discriminates against minorities and even hampers progress by creating a sense of entitlement that stifles initiative among ethnic Malays.

``If somebody has to park foreign direct investment, this sort of policy would clearly be viewed as a negative rather than a positive factor in helping to make that decision,'' said Joseph Tan, an economist at Standard Chartered Plc in Singapore. ``What they are hoping to see, moving forward, is a liberalization of such policies.''

Education, Housing

The quotas run the gamut of Malaysian society, from governing university entrance to business ownership, and include a requirement that developers sell at least 30 percent of new units in their projects to ethnic Malays at a discount to the market price. Companies planning initial public offerings must sell 30 percent of stock to the grouping.

The program has helped diffuse tension between ethnic Chinese and ethnic Malays, who clashed in pitched street battles during the 1960s. In neighboring Indonesia, anti-Chinese riots occurred as recently as the 1990s.

``This bitter episode in the nation's history was the result of discontentment between `the haves' and `have nots' as well as the strained relations between different ethnic groups caused by inequitable distribution of the country's economic cake,'' Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said in March, when he extended the quotas to 2020.

`Source of Disunity'

Still, critics say the quotas have allowed corruption to fester in the nation of 26 million people. The affirmative action policy has been ``raped'' and ``absconded to enrich the few,'' Anwar said.

``It's become a source of disunity in the country,'' Lim Kit Siang, the leader of Malaysia's Democratic Action Party, said in a June 28 interview. ``We should be moving away from such divisions, but it seems to be moving the other way,'' said Lim, whose party is predominantly supported by Malaysians who are ethnically Chinese.

As of 2004, the Chinese community owned 39 percent of businesses in Malaysia, the government said in a March report, with ethnic Malays owning 18.9 percent. Ethnic Chinese owned 69 percent of the country's hotels at the end of last year, while ethnic Malays owned 14.3 percent.

Abdullah, whose United Malays Nasional Organization, or UMNO, gets most of its support from ethnic Malays, in March pledged to raise the share of companies owned by ethnic Malays to 30 percent by 2020. When privatizing companies, 30 percent of shares will continue to be reserved for Bumiputras, he said.

The move will ``generate balanced development especially in under-developed areas and create more opportunities for direct participation in the country's economic development,'' Abdullah said in March.

`Lost the Impetus'

Abdullah has been embroiled this year in a spat with former premier Mahathir Mohamad, who ruled Malaysia for more than two decades, and the decision to extend the program may have been because his government isn't strong enough to scale back populist policies, Anwar said.

``We have lost the impetus,'' Anwar said. ``We seem to be bogged by the old obsolete thinking in the economic policy.''

Anwar, an ethnic Malay, was fired by Mahathir in 1998 and imprisoned for almost six years on corruption and sodomy charges, which he said were politically motivated. The Federal Court, the highest court of appeal, quashed the sodomy conviction in September 2004, though upheld the corruption charge.

Growth Impact

Scrapping the quotas would attract foreign investment and fuel annual economic growth of 7 percent to 7.5 percent, Anwar said, higher than the central bank's 6 percent target for this year.

In ``my limited experience and my discussions with the Malays, they're prepared to see this change as long as you're not going to forsake the Malays,'' Anwar said. ``You're not going to ignore the plight of the poor or marginalize the rural heartland.''

Mahathir in 2002, at the UMNO political party conference, criticized the Malays for being ``still weak'' and ``lazy.'' If the government didn't have to support them, ``the development of the nation would be easier, higher and faster,'' he said then.

Marina Mahathir, a rights activist and daughter of former prime minister Mahathir, also says the policy should be modified.

``The original intentions were good; it was about equality, bringing up people so that there was a level playing field, but I think maybe nobody foresaw some of the psychological side effects,'' she said, citing the ``sense of entitlement.''

``Making a level playing field should be really about economic levels rather than based on race,'' she said.

Still, Joseph Stiglitz, a former World Bank chief economist and now professor of economics and finance at Columbia University in New York, has said Malaysia's affirmative action program is among the most successful in the world.

``Because it's successful, they're now in a position to say, `we've redressed some of the imbalances, and now what we need to focus on is trying to make our country as open, or more open, than we were in the past,'' Stiglitz said in October 2003.
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