Malacca election: Amid reformists’ gloom, some positives emerge

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Here are some quick thoughts now that Barisan Nasional has cruised to a commanding victory in today’s Malacca state election.

Many who had hoped that the polls would reignite the momentum for reforms are feeling despondent. But there are some positives.

The first positive is that Umno-BN does not need Pas’ support to win. This means Pas’ bargaining power will be much reduced in the coming general election. Why would Umno want to allocate seats to Pas to contest in some Malay-majority seats when Umno would fancy its own chances in those seats? Full article on the Aliran website

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Wyatt

Even after numerous losses from all previous by elections, the oppositions were still in the Dark. Take for example this Nov. 9th 2021 news statement from one of the opposition person, and you will know what I mean. Quote, DAP secretary general Anthony Loke speaks during a press conference at Melaka DAP’s headquarters November 9, 2021.  — “Loke also noted there is some discomfort among local DAP members in Melaka, but party leaders have explained that ” A LARGER OBJECTIVE REMAINS AT PLAY. There has been some uneasiness on the ground here on the situation but we keep explaining to them on A… Read more »

Ray of Light

Uneasiness on the ground when roti becomes more expensive like sotong and siakap.

A larger objevtive is, when basic neccessities like utility tenaga bills no more subsidy come 2022, more will be awakened to stark reality that the rakyat will be suffering with inflation……losses too numerous even Uncle Wyatt will be shriekingly lost at counting.

Wyatt

Why is there inflation ? Why should one pay more for the same item, for its same size, for its same weight, for which one paid less before ?

yolo

Why is there inflation ?

Perhaps resident economist of this blog glissantia can explain to old man Wyatt ?

Ray of Light

Kopi o, Gardenia, Penang St Food prices no choice have to go up?
Mamak put on hold menu prices until year end, likely to raise inevitably?
Uncle Wyatt ain’t gerak????

shriek

no need for inflation to happen. short supply can make price shot up.

glissantia

Apart from profiteers, reckless and useless spending from the public purse degrades the economy, raises taxes and thus reduces private spending. As the country fritters away its foreign reserves, the cost of getting more foreign currency (rates) go up, raising the cost of imported goods. The demand for foreign things is partly due to (a) brainwashing (propaganda) (b) rigged competition (c) imperialism.

Ray of Light

Resident Economist has advised us not to spend unnecessarily.
Uncle do reject imperialistic products, report rigged pricing and do beware not to be brainwashed and hence Anilnetto.com’s social responsibility to keep readets like Uncle Wyatt informed.
Uncle Wyatt probably dont spend and being well taken care of so not aware of rising prices p.s dont get shocked when buying Gardenia bread on 1st Dec.

Wyatt

The clueless opposition fellows have no idea how much out of touch they are with the people. They reuse hopeless suggestions over and over again. Their thinking is so useless one wonders why they are in politics in the first place.  “See the bigger picture”, they said. Their supporters sang it in all glory. Till to date not sure what the smaller picture was. Then it was followed by ” For the greater good”. Again their mindless supporters sang it in all glory. Till to date not sure what the lesser good was.  Maybe it was the oppositions excuse for bringing in a 95 year… Read more »

shriek

Uncle Wyatt, clueless is you. The last Malacca Gomen is from PN. BN is orso part of OPPOSITION along with PH. BN the opposition won with most seats.PH has more seats than PN. The former PN gomen has only 2 seats. Not only eyes dim and cant see … but now brain wires has cross circuit

Wyatt

Halloo shriek dear, why so hot under the collar, ain’t what was said the truth. “SEE THE BIGGER PICTURE”, ” FOR THE GREATER GOOD”, the opposition said. The catchphrase used, believe was for accepting the old guy to be their leader, when they became the ruling party back in 2018. Within 24 months all went KAPUT.

Now the words are changed,” A LARGER OBJECTIVE AT PLAY ” but the meaning is the same. So, for who are they using this catchphrase this time around.

Wyatt

Shriek says, “eyes dim and can’t see….brain wires has cross circuit”. Wyatt says humbug!

Shriek old boy, you must stop doing Tai Chi with abbreviations – PN, BN, PH and whatever else there is. See, how you conveniently left out DAP in your statement. There are only two, a Ruling Party and an Opposition Party with other ‘ ikan bilis’ parties within both. DAP has always been regarded as an opposition party.

shriek

Uncle Wyatt. You are NOT Pengland or Se Lan gor Uncle? You show respect just as I show respect to you. DAP is not the OPPOSITION since early 21 century FOX. They are the Gomen. Dont tell me your mind is orso dim? Gomen can change and they are not formed with birth rights. If BN or PN always the GOMEN, why call for election? Better like China;

Ray of Light

Uncle Wyatt can now as a pro to work out strategies for opposition fellows now that Gerakan has progressed into senatorship despite being zeroed at Melaka.

Wyatt

Sorry ROL, if you are assuming Wyatt is a Gerakan somebody, am not.

Wyatt

And because of this kind of foolishness, the people of Melaka in the Melaka state election gave the opposition a major whacking and the opposition still have not realized anything yet, going by the excuses they gave after their loss in the state election. Their supporters may have known better this time around, but their foolish leaders, they cocked it up real good, again.

END.

shriek

Uncle Wyatt, Gostan Uncle. BN is opposition in Malacca and PN is the gomen. PN lost and BN opposition win. What a mixed up uncle

Wyatt

Gostan – a word not heard for ages. Shriek, man of past too. He he. There is the Ruling Party and there is the Opposition. Wyatt know what you are up to with your BN, PN specifics mix up thingy, shriek. It won’t work. Thanks to the clueless opposition, people have started to demand new for old. The cry,
new for old is getting louder by the day.

shriek

Uncle Wyatt. You refer to Malacca. PN was the GOMEN at that time. If you consider BN orso Gomen, people ask what talking you Uncle? Gostan not heard for ages, becasuse Apa malu Uncle. During Uncle Wyatt’s prime time, you live like King in Sink apor as Ringgit is 1.1 bigger, But now Gostan to 3 time smaller. Uncle see a lot of bullock cart wheel but not now, Now gostan to Burma, Vietnam and Cambodia. No compare with Spore and HK

Ray of Light

Uncle Wyatt not confused that Melaka voters being fooled to vote down Gerakan for Umno to bring up its Chief to become a senator – defy logic?

yolo

PN Melaka chief resigned and DAP Melaka chief resigned to account for failure after state election.

Gerakan Dom lost all, including 2 deposits, yet thickened skin to accept senatorship. LOL.

Wyatt

The Melaka state assembly has 28 seats.  Before state election –   Ruling party — Perikatan Nasional (PN) had 17 seats with Barisan Nasional (BN) having 14 seats, Bersatu two seats, while one was held by an independent.   Opposition — Pakatan Harapan (PH) had 11 seats, with DAP holding seven, PKR two, and Amanah two. After State election – Ruling party — BN has 21 seats with UNMO holding 18, MCA 2 and MIC 1 Opposition —  PH has 5 seats with DAP 4 and Amanah 1                PN has 2 seats (Maybe independent) The only one making the most silly noise… Read more »

Wyatt

Pssst shriek, if you still have no clue about how clueless the opposition is, here are two examples,

Quote :

1. IF YOU DON’T KNOW DATA ON MELAKA LOSS, SHUT UP: PKR’S ABDULLAH SANI / 27 Nov 2021 4:31PM

https://www.thevibes.com/articles/news/48284/if-you-dont-know-data-on-melaka-loss-shut-up-pkrs-abdullah-sani

2. WHO ASKED ANTHONY LOKE TO MAKE ANTI-ANWAR STATEMENT, QUERIES RONNIE LIU / 27 Nov 2021 8:29PM

https://www.thevibes.com/articles/news/48303/who-asked-anthony-loke-to-make-statement-against-anwar-ronnie-liu-wonders 

Unquote.

Any thought on the betterment of Rakyat and Nation – NONE

shriek

uncle wyatt, Tell us since independence, how have rakyat and nation better over 60 years, Simple question for lao chiu and uncle. Uncle Wyatt during your prime time, China very poor. Even poorer than India and Malay, No Surprise many around your age or younger are born in China and come to Malaya for better life, Are you one of them?

Wyatt

The aftermath of the Melaka election, the sore losers are saying –

DAP COULD’VE WON 8 SEATS IN MELAKA WITH HIGHER VOTER TURNOUT : GUAN ENG / 21 Nov 2021 5:51PM

“DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said the party could have won them all if there was at least a 10% higher voter turnout. …… Don’t forget, BN does not have speakers like Mohamad Sabu or Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, so when they ban talks, we (PH) are at the losing side.”

https://www.thevibes.com/articles/news/47809/dap-couldve-won-8-seats-in-melaka-with-higher-voter-turnout-sec-gen

But the resignation of Melaka DAP chief after the defeat in state polls says different.

yolo

Uncle Wyatt can explain why Gerakan failed with young candidate Karen Fong in Melaka? Will Ah Keong use young candidates in Penang?

Wyatt

You should meet up with Ah Keong and ask him these questions.

yolo

Ah Keong can consolidate his Gerakan powerbase in Penang with the resignation of Jason Loo and retirement of Teng?

https://www.thevibes.com/articles/news/47955/gerakan-at-crossroads-following-departure-of-top-leaders

Ray of Light

Warisan to try luck in Penang GE15.

Jason Loo was hardworking raising many Penang issues. Must be canot see eye to eye with Ah Keong. May be he gonna jump … ???

shriek

Uncle Wyatt to dim to see Gilakan Len Lui and swee char bo Karen. Prefers to have Castro cigars and drink Joonnie Walk. If no Castro cigars, 555 or rokok tembak Rough Rider will do.

shriek

Talk only. Hilter orso very good talker. Ah Jib said $$ is king and a king maker. No $$ how to relax and enjoy Castro cigar with one hand and beer on the other. No cigars,555 or Rough Rider can do with small $$$

yolo

Ministry of Finance revealed that almost half of the EPF’s 14 million members have less than RM10,000 left in savings, with 3.6 million from that figure with less than RM1,000.

Cash is certainly King for those in twilight years without ample savings. Politicians can exploit such desperate folks for votes.

Wyatt

Also must note here that, we have a certain roving high ranking member of DAP who assumes he is a permanent ‘government’ of the nation. He makes demands, criticizes all n sundry but does not give solutions. Just hits and runs.

A little insight on birth rights, shriek. Birth comes with death. No escaping from it at all. One has to grow old, become weak, sometimes suffer in many ways then depart from this mortal world. Nothing is permanent. If one thinks otherwise one is simply living in an illusory world.

p3…End

Wyatt

And yes, in a democratic country, government change every five years, not formed with birth right and that was why we had Pakatan Harapan as a ruling government back in May 2018. They must have been really clueless because they lasted for only two years. Now that is a story that needs to be ‘dissected piece by piece’.  Now here is a clue. As in any democratic country, the ruling government is formed by the political party or parties that gets the most vote. The political parties don’t vote themselves in. It is the general population, the people of the nation who votes them in.… Read more »

Wyatt

p2

The only one making the most silly noise after the election is DAP. It is said that the PH leadership may have had a hand in the collapse of Melaka State Gov.

POSSIBLE CHANGE IN MELAKA / By RSN MURALI / Friday, 13 Aug 2021    

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/08/13/possible-change-in-melaka

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MELAKA GOVT HAS FALLEN, SAYS FORMER CM AFTER EXODUS / October 4, 2021 1:53 PM

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2021/10/04/melaka-govt-has-fallen-says-former-cm-after-exodus/

——–

MELAKA PAKATAN REPS CALL FOR MEETING WITH GOVERNOR AS CM LOSES MAJORITY SUPPORT / Monday, 04 Oct 2021 03:18 PM MYT /
BY RADZI RAZAK

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2021/10/04/melaka-pakatan-reps-call-for-meeting-with-governor-as-cm-loses-majority-sup/2010622

end.

shriek

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-21/machine-making-the-most-out-of-pig-poo/100630156

see how the world climate increase with treating poo poo and manufacturing synthetic fertilizers. How to sustain? With this machine, will there be a demand?

Wyatt

Oh shriek, talk about climate change, what an exposure. Do Malaysia import
any of the produce, farmed by these farmers.

shriek

Machine tern poo poo into fertiliser. One has to import fertiliser and headache trying to get ride of poo poo.

yolo

Around 20 million people in China have joined the “new farmer” movement. The mostly young Chinese professionals, having grown tired of the hustle and bustle of daily life, are reportedly looking for deeper meaning to their existence. Shrinking social mobility and a widening wealth gap in society are also pushing more young people to trade the rat race for the simpler joys they find on the farm.

glissantia

This is happening in many countries. Star has reported on locals doing this, and even foreigners farming here.

Those who take this bold step have realised that (a) they have been under modern slavery (b) the modern economy is fragile (further shown by the insanity of globalisation, and the impact of covid) (c) oligarchs will keep exploiting people and destroying the biosphere.

glissantia

At least, the China government changed the economy to defend against economic imperialism.

In 2017 and 2018, domestic consumption contributed 76% of GDP growth; in comparison, the net contribution of international trade dropped from 8% in 2008 to 1.3% in 2018. Exports fell from 17% of total output in 2007 to 9% in 2017. Yet, the rest of the world became more dependent on China; it supplied 35% of global manufactured output -Mckinsey Global Institute

yolo

Vegetables price hike due to climate change – less harvest in China, imported vegetables price hike.

Time to get jobless graduates to venture into urban farming. In fact Singapore Polytechnic is now offering Diploma in Advanced Urban Farming.

yolo

The Agricultural Department and FAMA have informed us that the hike in vegetable prices (up to 200%) in Penang was due to the uncertain weather and rain that had affected the vegetable supply and destroyed some vegetables in farms in Cameron Highlands, Pahang.

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2021/11/23/almost-200pc-hike-in-vegetable-prices-in-penang-due-to-weather-say-authorit/2023080

Those Malaysians that are not academically inclined should pursue a career in modern farming for $.

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shriek

Where are those shouting “FOOD SECURITY” and demand Gomen to do something like loss of fishing due to reclamation not only in Pengland but in Malacca, Ke dah and Jo hor?

yolo

British farmers are turning cow poo into cow power – in the form of AA-size ‘patteries’.

1kg of cow poo can produce 3.75 kwh of electricity – enough energy to power a vacuum cleaner for five hours or 3.5 hours of ironing

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/uk-farmers-cow-dung-batteries-b1960730.html

Here Malaysia chicken farmers can harvest chicken poo as fertilizer to lower cost of production?

glissantia

In the battle against industrial farming, “biodynamics” is one approach. It emphasises that the famerm should be self-sustaining, or use only local inputs. Cow dung plays a big part.

Milk Tea

I see many pundits say that UMNO does not need PAS…absolutely wrong. This is Malacca. A three-cornered fights elsewhere might not be 100% guaranteed for UMNO. But what I know is PKR and Amanah are both useless and should be ditched by DAP.

Ray of Light

DAP should now let thise aged 45 and below to be the frontliners?
LKS-LGE can be a liability as major ethnic group in Bolehland have been ‘BTN’ed to dislike them?
AI’s reformasi should begin in the party itself to purge out dated ideas and promote new faces not previously linked to UMNo?
6 months to 1 year before GE15, time to ditch old mentality and refresh with practical manifesto?

shriek

When lose, get rid of aged leaders. But those on winning side keep silence . So you support Apa Malu boss Jib and Zaid to stay on??

yolo

The most ominous implication of the Melaka general election is that Najib Razak may become the 10th prime minister of Malaysia in the national 15th general election.

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2021/11/23/najibs-possible-return-as-pm-the-most-dire-implication-of-melaka-polls-clai/2022914

Turtle egg to break soon?

MGR Maran

If old guards do not give ways for younger ones to run the country, then forever we are stuck in similar situation.

Milk Tea

DAP should run alone, join force with any acting government if necessary.

shriek

Like your beloved religious party and sleep with only those with power and under beliefs can have many marriages

shriek

Teh Susu, You love PASS, Like PASS, talk about drink and betting but not about DUMNO getting $100m house FOC or 1MDB. Typical small mind on small thing and asking Peng Land kias to drinkkopi o from S Muda but deep silence on black money and

yolo

Najib’s appeal against conviction and jail sentence for misappropriation of RM42 million SRC International funds has now been fixed for decision on December 8.

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2021/11/23/najibs-src-conviction-appeal-fixed-for-decision-on-dec-8/2022933

yolo

Teh Susu or Kopi, kurang manis or not, be prepared to pay 10-20 sen more.

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/11/24/the-price-hike-ingredient

Soon ripple effect on higher prices of other food items as seen on the higher prices in chicken and vegetables? Economy rice likely to cost 10% inflation hike?

shriek

Your crony PAS in the last place do not want to be in BN, She pefers to have a new hubby with Satu to be bersatu. Why you keep quite when PAS ditch her husband ande go after another person? What a religous team just like you

Milk Tea

You still havent wake up from your dream…? What can you do to stop PAS advancement in Malaysia politics…?you cant

shriek

Your PAS advanced by sleeping wth Dumno and then sleep with PN. PAS in Kedah not enough $$$ and wants Penang to pay and pay.n

Wyatt

Wyatt reply to shriek dd 28 Nov 2021 9.28pm By calling a ageing old man, a dim wit, eyes dim, brain wires has cross circuit, well shriek, you have given the word ‘respect’ a whole new meaning. He he. State wise, in Penang , DAP takes the lead in governing under PH. In Selangor, PKR takes the lead in governing under PH. But, national wise , federal wise and in Parliament, DAP, PKR and Amanah as PH is an Opposition,  Am I a Penangite ? So, if being a Penangite, if the Pen State Govt. does nonsense, talk nonsense concerning state or national, Penangites must… Read more »

yolo

100 days Kerajaan Keluarga Malaysia.

Why does PM need three advisers costing RM150,000 a month?

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2021/11/28/kepong-mp-why-does-pm-need-three-advisers-costing-rm150000-a-month/2024337

Taj

Bossku to be freed on Dec 8?

Back to kleptocracy under umno.

yolo

Malaysia registers 2.9% inflation in October. Likely to go up further as Chicken, vegetables, Sotong, Gardenia (and soon roti canai) all price go up!

Saving account get no interest, while FD only 1.75%. EPF savings decimated by i-Sinar. Ringgit continue to devalue…

More gloom as possible lockdown if new Covid-19 variant B.1.1.529 hit us (during Sarawak election?)…

yolo

PAS president Hadi Awang has made it clear today that it no longer wants to work with Umno under Muafakat Nasional pact, and it would prefer to work with the Perikatan Nasional (PN).

https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/353273

yolo

New gloom at wet market when you see the high price of vegetables.

CAP can make noise now, but quiet when the authority destroyed vegetable farms at Cameron Highlands sometime back citing operating illegally.

yolo
yolo

Hameediyah Restaurant, a famous nasi kandar restaurant in Penang, has been told to furnish the details of its fried squid prices after a social media post displayed a bill showing the price of two fried squids as high as RM100. the price of two fried squids as high as RM100.

Check price first before you order.

Ps: Gardenia Roti to up price 10-20% effective 1 December.

shriek

Why over fishing in Malaysia is not reported here? Where are the greens and PF? Overfishing can result is decimating certain species just like Tasmania tigers have been extinct. Malaysiakini report is not play play

https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/600296

glissantia

Some matters like over-loading, fishing piracy, fishermen selling fish and diesel at sea, and illegal immigration are special. You get paid to close one or both eyes.

shriek

In FMT, KL can get semua pun boleh travel for 1 day for family of 4 for $15 only. Why only KL, Pengland get ais kosong? Or get seawater rise, heavy rainfall and kanser due to burning fossil and have to pay more and pore

yolo

Ex-Penang Gerakan chief Teng Chang Yeow apologises to Lim Guan Eng in court for defamation over statements on the sale of state-owned land in Pulau Jerejak. The court also ordered Teng to pay Lim RM75,000 in costs.

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2021/11/22/ex-penang-gerakan-chief-apologises-to-guan-eng-in-court/

yolo

DSAI paid high price for accepting kataks.
PKR is now in trouble. Tombstone is ready after Sarawak state election may see another wipeout?

Umno won big, no need PAS -> end of the road for Muafakat?

Ray of Light

UMNO’s big Melaka sweep will spur them to take on PAS to recapture Kedah, Kelantan and Trengganu?