Dissolution of Parliament reveals callous disregard for people’s wellbeing

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Social reform group Aliran has come out with a media statement:

Aliran is dismayed that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has capitulated to pressure from certain quarters for an early general election despite the impending monsoon season.

It is common knowledge that the so-called court cluster from Umno want an early general election as a way out of their legal troubles – no matter the cost to the people and the country.

The leaders of Umno – the party only has 37 or 17% of the 222 MPs – have even ignored the wishes of 12 Perikatan Nasional cabinet ministers in the Barisan Nasional-PN-plus government who did not want a general election to be held this year. The PN ministers felt that the focus should be on the people’s welfare.

This is the first time in Malaysian history there has been such a ‘mutiny’ in the ranks of the cabinet about the call for an early general election. Not only that, Pakatan Harapan and other opposition MPs have also expressed opposition to early polls.

The Umno leaders’ push shows that their quest for even more power supersedes the wellbeing and needs of the people.
That the establishment could ignore the struggles of the people instead of focusing on how to ease their suffering shows just how selfish, inconsiderate and out of touch they are.

Many ordinary people have been struggling to recover from the lockdowns and restrictions over the last two years, while the higher cost of living has worsened their pain.

The dissolution of Parliament so soon after the tabling of Budget 2022 raises the question of whether the promises in the Budget, which has not yet been thoroughly vetted in Parliament, will be used to lure voters.

The Budget and the perks in it are ploys to sustain the old ways. We need new dynamic and sustainable ways of taking the nation forward.

This whole drama shows us why it is so important to have a fixed-term parliament and state assemblies so that the people will not be bullied like this again.

The instability since the backdoor takeover of government in the ‘Sheraton move’ has been caused by a group of selfish politicians thinking only of their own self-interest.

In the upcoming general election, the people must restore stability by voting out the corrupt and those without integrity [Check out the MP profiling website].

Vote instead for political parties that will support the five points in the People’s Agenda and for candidates who agree to the 10 demands from the People’s Manifesto.

Aliran appeals to all voters, including first-time voters, to check their voting details online and come out in numbers. We must all vote out the corrupt and those who manipulate race and religion for political gain. We must instead usher in a more compassionate, competent and inclusive nation.

Aliran executive committee
10 October 2022

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Esme

An Appeal to Malaysians working in Spore:

Julie

All must bore! Every vote counts in order to deny BN!

yolo

Cikgu Fadli incident may prompt more civil servants to be more critical and outspoken?

https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/406783

Shahrul

At this stage of the campaign for the imminent elections, PH should just focus on what they are going to do for the nation to make it a better place for us all. It should come up with a Manifesto now which is realistic and easily digestible. Do not waste precious time responding to garbage from the Kleptocrats and Islamists who give Islam a bad name by their lies. PH must not fall into the trap of “protesting too much”. The Rakyat know the nation has been mismanaged and they are suffering as a result. PH has to convince them… Read more »

Brocky

Boleh tak PM Sabri jelaskan pasal apa Singapore ketinggalan jauh atau pasal apa duit dia Singapore lebih jauh tinggi macam US pulak . Mana singapura boleh maju seperti tu walaupun tiada hasil bumi ataupun minyak tu pun air beli drpd Malaysia. Boleh jelaskan pada rakyat pasal apa Ringgit Turun walaupun Barang Naik?

Silverberg

Corruption, abuse of power and false promises by leaders of Malay and Islamic-dominant political parties are conveniently whitewashed with cash and goodie handouts to the unsuspecting rural populace.

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2022/10/20/what-ails-rural-malay-voters/

What will the state of our beloved nation be post GE15 should a known and corrupt political party win GE15?

Sanil

Objective for PRU15 is to deny BN Umno.
So be careful not to put your votes on small parties like Warisan, Parti Bangsa Malaysia and Pejuang as they are meant to split opposition votes to enable BN small margin victory.

Give PH another chance since Sheraton Move has robbed them. PN is a no no since it had the extremist PAS.

Silverberg

Chicken Eggs Shortage – Why Prices Of Everything Will Skyrocket If UMNO Wins The General Election

https://www.malaysia-chronicle.com/?p=221263

yolo

PSM deputy chairperson S Arutchelvan said his party would not give up on its struggles despite negotiations for a potential pact with Pakatan Harapan falling through.

https://m.malaysiakini.com/news/641799

Xiao Wen

PKR president Anwar Ibrahim, it is simply this: To defeat the kleptocrats, their infected family members, their solicitors, the court clusters, the cronies, the gravy-train industry captains, opposition politicians need to look beyond their parties and themselves. To Harapan, Bersatu (minus PAS), Warisan, it’s time to make an electoral pact with all those, who are challenging BN in the interest of the nation. To avoid multi-cornered fights, it’s that time to forgive and move forward together. Anwar, both Bersatu chairperson Muhyiddin Yassin and his deputy Azmin Ali were once your comrades. Despite your deep wounds and hurt, could you, Anwar,… Read more »

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

Anwar ‘misquoted’, PH won’t work with Muhyiddin, says Guan Eng
by FMT reporters dd October 13, 2022 7:33 PM

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2022/10/13/anwar-misquoted-ph-wont-work-with-muhyiddin-says-guan-eng/

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“One cannot cooperate with a person with serious trust issues, Lim said in a statement………I would oppose any reversal of the previous decision.”

Well, lets see if he would listen to you.

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

Hallo, Xiao Wen. The Pakatan Harapan Opposition coalition has also family members now contesting in the GE15. They have dropped most of their hardworking MPs. Have you asked them, what is the reason for this.

A nice little Opposition coalition family thing going on there.

shriek

All pha you forget to tell how many gens are running in pekan?

Mike

Does Aliran endorse PSM (subscribe to People’s Agenda?) to join Harapan if given the blessing to contest at Sungai Siput?

https://youtu.be/2e3ab-4ldzw

Jastis

PSM and Muda without any current seat must be humble and not ask for too much to join PH.

Viva

GE15 A SHOCK REPEAT OF GE14? – VERY LIKELY, AS 6 SIGNS EMERGE UMNO FAST LOSING MALAY SUPPORT – BUT STILL TOO ARROGANT TO REALISE IT

https://www.malaysia-chronicle.com/?page_id=194724

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

C1 == PM: EMPTY TALK NOT MY STYLE dd Wednesday, 26 Oct 2022 https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/10/26/pm-empty-talk-not-my-style ======== Very well said PM Sir. Political debates before a general election was and is definitely not part of our culture. You are absolutely correct on this. Just declare the election date and off we go to vote and by nightfall we get to know the results, after which we continue with the governing of our Nation. End of story. The media keeps us Rakyat updated on the goings on in our Nation on both positive and negative issues. All these boring debates that these people especially… Read more »

shriek

All pha – See master say and follow by barking. Either democracy is part of our culture. Instead follow the feudal system. When your master goes overseas, regional and internation forum, master is silence is golden and sound of silence. Just compare Joko of Indon – everyone knows and respect him as Indonesia is holding the G20 conference. We are kampong champions and katak di tempurong

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

C2 == You can look at the media statements the PH Opposition leader is giving out. The statements are so empty. One can easily rebut him without a debate, especially the ones he made contesting for the Tambun seat. Nothing about the Tambun constituency or its constituents but all about himself. And then, we have his previous Port Dickson constituency, Melaka. Any achievements there that we Rakyat can praise him for? Can’t think of anything except for the one time photo of him picking paper and plastic waste at the beach side. As usual their clueless supporters will make the usual… Read more »

shriek

All pha, better than your malu boss eating especial type of rice, mentri eating turtle egg or have makan besar during Covid lock down

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

” shriek Reply to Alpha 888 ( A Voter ) dd 20 Oct 2022 10.54am ……. I love dogs but dogs don’t understand and will bark at others ” ======== When the Man from Galilee was talking about Sin, He was talking about people there, with free will being abused. Not about dogs or animals. Imagine, loose morality, corruption and hypocrisy etc, etc, was already in practice during His time some 2000 years ago and most probably well before that. Nothing much has changed till now, has it ? The State of Penang introduced the C.A.T. > Competency, Accountability and Transparency,… Read more »

Mike

At a Friday sermon last week, Hadi said PAS had rejected any cooperation with Pakatan Harapan as the coalition was led by “communists” and was supportive of the LGBTQ community while BN was “shady”.

Above quote from:
https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2022/10/18/why-back-motion-to-work-with-shady-umno-puad-asks-hadi/

So when PAS becomes government post GE15, so called PH “communists” and LGBTQ community will be dealt with accordingly?

Wyatt say you, fellow readers????

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

B1
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shriek reply to Alpha ( A Voter ) dd 16 Oct 2022 10.57am
shriek says, ” We remember your insult to our intelligent.”

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Hello shriek, lets put it this way. The Rakyat may agree with you if there was some showing of what you call intelligence. But there were not any. So, how can you say that there was an insult. Am not the only one saying it. Others have somewhat similar opinions too. 

Cont. to B2

Silverberg

DAP strategist Liew Chin Tong said the key to wooing fence-sitters, especially youngsters, was to prove that Malaysia would be better off in the years to come under a new government.

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2022/10/20/ph-needs-coherent-economic-views-to-win-in-ge15-says-chin-tong/

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

BN EYES 11 SEATS IN KEDAH by By Imran Hilmy dd Thursday, 20 Oct 2022 https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/10/20/bn-eyes-11-seats-in-kedah ======== Yes, Yes and Yes, Barisan Nasional should wrestle back the State of Kedah from the current State Government. With all the troubles the State of Penang has been experiencing from Kedah State Govt ah thought Pakatan Harapan would be going after the Kedah State for the coming GE15. But Pakatan Harapan seems to look so very much lost right now, not being sure of themselves as what to do, with GE15 being just a month away. Well, as they say, ” One Political… Read more »

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

B2 == Here is one example. Read the article below; SEPARATE POLLS A COSTLY DECISION FOR PH by Yeoh Guan Jin dd October 16, 2022 8:30 AM https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2022/10/16/separate-polls-a-costly-decision-for-ph/ ======== ” The reason given by the PH top leadership for holding separate state elections is that they want to avoid holding elections during the monsoon season to focus on measures to face flood woes. It is uncanny how they could not come up with a more intelligent reason. Voters will have to go out to make their choice anyway, whether or not state elections are held. ” *** So shriek, don’t blame… Read more »

Alpha ( A Voter )

A1 == I MEANT SELECTIVE PROSECUTION, ZAHID CLARIFIES by FMT reporters dd October 12, 2022 9:44 PM https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2022/10/12/i-meant-selective-prosecution-zahid-clarifies/ ======== “BN chairman Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the coalition’s leaders, members and the majority of the people understood his message.”. Yes, we the Rakyat also understood the same too and know that it was said in jest, a little ‘jamming’ with his coalition leaders, poking fun at the Opposition parties hypocritical ways and actions during their time as the ruling government. The members of the floor there understood in that way too and started laughing ( ” His comments drew laughter from the crowd… Read more »

Mike

Zahid has scored own goal, and MCA said it was a joke ? Whyat a comedy or disaster for BeEnd? We shall shriek when GE15 outcome is known, by then such folly can be costly?

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

If ordinary Rakyat like me can understand that he was poking fun of the Opposition coalition, am sure many other ordinary Rakyat understands the same too. Its just part and parcel of the campaigning process. There is no need to get ones socks in knots

Mike

Ordinary folks like me know basic moral. Corruption is bad. Don’t sock up the money meant for the rakyat. We are old now. Don’t deliver explosive parcels for younger generations. Vote wisely with conscience.

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

At every level of our so called civilized society, everyone knows what basic moral is, in one form or other, including those so called next to God religious groups the world over and yet corruption thrives at all this levels, also in one form or other.

As the saying goes, ” Let He or She Who Has Not Sin Cast The First Stone “

shriek

I love dogs but dogs dont understand and will bark at others. They only understand and obey their masters. I notice dogs dont hue others.

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

Ah understand what a dog is. Understand they will bark at others but that’s due to envy. Understand they will obey their masters if they trained well.

But do not understand what’s ‘ hue others ‘ is but good to know you work with them well. They are good creatures.

shriek

They are good creatures. But when master call them, they obey their master more. If you passby the house, they will bark. Even if you tried to be friendly with them, they still bark. Dogs will protect their territory and master’s property …

Alpha ( A Voter )

A1 == ” ZAHID MEANT IT AS A JOKE ” dd Saturday, 15 Oct 2022.   https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/10/15/zahid-meant-it-as-a-joke Of course, its a joke. No member of the Opposition coalition was prosecuted during their time as Ruling Govt. Those who were charged before GE14 were said to have insufficient evidence after GE14 and NFA followed. They played politics on the independence of power. Now the Opposition hypocrites are talking about the Rule of the Law and the Independence of power – the Executive, Legislative and Justice. Who did they choose as the AG, the Chief of MACC, Speaker of Parliament, The Chief Justice, etc… Read more »

Silverberg

Zahid and Sabri has been joking, maybe can join Raja Lawak on Astro Ria soon?

https://m.malaysiakini.com/news/640261

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

They are cool, aren’t they, the way they go about doing their GE15 campaigning for Barisan Nasional, jokes and all. Why don’t you tell us something nice or good about the Opposition groups, that is, if there is any.

Alpha ( A Voter )

A3 == Because he was a state official, there were cries of corruption from the Rakyat but it was said that no evidence was found of any wrongdoing and the case was cleared from any further actions. One of a number of cases that was closed by the Opposition Government during the time they were ruling. Guess who was the Opposition leader and PM then ? The Opposition leaders need to wake up as now we Rakyat are no longer in the 20th century. The Opposition need to get themselves up-to-date as we the Rakyat are now living 22 years into the… Read more »

shriek

Which rakyat cries for corruption? It is your AGee who stated clearly Apa malu boss is clean. How many trips he sent his machai to see that person when they come back with nothing? This AGee is appointed by apa malu boss

Alpha ( A Voter )

A2 ==   The Rakyat had a good laugh too, but not so much, the clueless Opposition leaders and their not so smart group of supporters. They do not know what a joke is. If the Opposition and their supporters are true in their belief in Justice and its independence and the rule of the law as they were recently shouting about, they would have also spoken about their own ‘faulty’ members and their negative actions. It was mostly UMNO leaders who were prosecuted and non from the Opposition who were all cleared of any wrong doing. An example, was a family… Read more »

shriek

We remember your insult to our intelligent. We show you who is YOUR BOSS THIS GE15. We oreadi send your Tai Lo to eat kari. see coming soon

luca

It is shriekingly scary if this guy becomes Penang CM if you vote for BN-Umno:

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

What’s more scary is to see our beloved, naturally beautiful, Pearl of an island being turned into a place of concrete, brick and mortar and over burden it with polluting motor vehicles. Naturally, an unnatural thing to do.

shriek

Your BN Gilakan Parti build the tallest building and destroy the amusement park. Your BN CM gave the tallest building project to his relative in Sink apor to design the building at Penang Kias’ s expenses

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

Yes, Penang Rakyat were unhappy about it, called it someone’s erection at that time, followed by what looks like a sore thumb sticking out. Why complain, you love anything Singapore, right ?

Once in a while we will have this type of leaders with no sense like what we are facing with right now, hell bent on Mega projects with all things concrete, brick and mortar.

shriek

… You still holed up in small island. Go and see Sink apor. They are attracting western foreigners and they no complain they live in concrete jungles. The roads are shaded with trees and landscaping. They are growing plants on building tops. Too bad, you cant afford as your BeEnd RM is more than 3 times Sing $$

Mike

Malu apa kebijaksanaan? Pakai otak kera pun faham yang sebenarnya.

shriek

All Apha, is a crime to buy at a discount price? You mean politicians must buy at higher price like mat sallehs? Any cronyism in return for discount price? A not so close friend works in supermarket used to give me less than half price for a evening chook cook during noon.

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

This is a ‘offbeat’ question to ask, shriek. But if you must know, ah too buy discount items.

Normally, if the price is high with a reasonable amount of stock, I’d know not many are going to buy it, so I’d wait for the items to be moved to the ‘discount basket’, then buy a few and stock them.

Different items, different types of discounts. Ah am simply a poor old man with a little bit of money for spending, shriek. So, discounts comes in handy.

shriek

All pha, just nice to them, you get discount. But the way you write here, see you, they tambah harga. They know you BN loaded with $$$ … A lot of chai $$$ from BN. Election time, BN will give you goodies especially the more you write

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

Barisan Nasional has plenty of experience governing our Nation. They are a single coalition party which will be good for our Nation’s stability. Its just that they have to weed out a few bad ones.

Are hear Pakatan Harapan is doing something similar, weeding out their long serving members but for all the wrong reasons. Is this true, shriek?

shriek

They also has experience in using ketuanan, religion and race. They love everything under table. East Malaysia and Malaya is very rich in resouces. Where are the $$$ and experience in makan makan. You think the movie for a few $$$ more? In fact the whole team is rotten as they know they have to feed their supporters.

shriek

All Pha – See Gilakan left BeEnd and how MIC is treated and wanted to saty away from GE15. Only your Wee is eating the leftovers….

shriek

All pha, now you accept discount is acceptable as long. It can be traded at the person’s aspect but not at other’s or national’s aspect

Mike

GE15 voting is very simple.
You vote to embrace multi-culturism or single-ethnic arrogance?
You vote for tolerance for corruption without shyness (malu apa) or not?
It’s simple as ABC. No need complicated alpha beta cronies.

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

Its only every 5 years Mike. Last GE14 , we gave PH a chance and they screwed it up in 22 months. Remember, one of the U Turns was the abolishing of the Sedition Act. Now they want to have a senseless separate voting time period for State Seats. As usual, we Rakyat become the pawns in the hands of the politicians.

shriek

BN cultivate kakat culture. $$$ is King and queen from your BN time.More than 65 years under BN and MCA,… worst than PH due to traitors.65 years, tell us 8 and not 888 reasons what have BN achieved and done for rakyat.

Alpha 888 ( A Voter )

8 reasons will be 8 pages and longer, not enough space here. So, you being said to be young, go check it out yourself if you are keen to know what BN has achieved and done for our Rakyat for the past 65 years by using Smartphone/PC, internet, Google etc.

shriek

All pha, you always link your messages to certain websites. Again you said is 888. But you cant link 8 or more than 1 website? Good at spinning again?

shriek

You are experience in going to websites and hyperlink them. You cant hyperlink them because there is none for you. You cant prove me I am wrong

shriek

we give BN sooooo many many chances and they totally detroy it with under table, teh tarik, ketuanan, race amd belief. Where is our $$$. Why RM5 to USD!?

Alpha ( A Voter )

A4 == The Rakyat is grateful to TMM for his foresight in introducing the 21st century Digital Age to our Nation just before the dawn of the 21st century. Will our current leaders be able to know the transformation that is going to take place with E Digital and AI in the coming years of the 21st Century or are they going to still remain in 20th century and let the 21st century Digital age just pass by. As for religious groups in politics, just forget about them. So far, has anyone heard them talk about Digital stuff. All these… Read more »