Clear And Present Danger In Malaysia

By Crankster That title – ‘Clear And Present Danger’ – caught my attention in Malaysiakini. I had instant thoughts of Jack Ryan, the Intelligence officer every country wants to have. For those of you who read Tom Clancy, you’d probably know it was from a title of one of his books. Others may remember it … Continue reading

Sudahlah tu, dalam Umno pun ada Kristian!

by Ahmad Tajdid MASIH ingat lagi John Ghani? Beliau ialah perwakilan Umno Sabah dan pertama kali muncul dalam perhimpunan agung parti itu setelah Umno membuka keahlian kepada Bumiputera selain bangsa Melayu. John Ghani menjadi popular kerana loghat Sabahnya apabila menyebut “zink” sebagai “jink” ketika berucap dalam perhimpunan agung Umno. Antara yang menyiarkan ucapan wakil Sabah … Continue reading

Ibrahim Ali’s unholy crusade

By Sharifuddin A Latiff HartalMSM will vouch for the camel’s innocence on this issue. Nuff said!

Tracking Shamsul aka marahku

By Sharifuddin A Latiff In the previous posting – “Finding Shamsul and Zakhir” – I’ve uploaded Google cache screenshots of Shamsul’s article entitled “Agong under threat? DAP wants to make Christianity the official religion of Malaysia?” which was published on Thursday 5th May 2011. Thereafter, there were two more related articles as shown in this … Continue reading

Finding Shamsul and Zakhir

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By Sharifuddin A Latiff The names mentioned in the headline were the pro-UMNO Baru bloggers (marahku.blogspot and bigdogdotcom.wordpress respectively) implicated in a posting at Malaysia Today entitled “ISA THEM!” [with reference to the recent Utusan Malaysia allegations on turning the nation into a christian state]. Initially, I had not planned to write anything on this … Continue reading

Blog war: Haris vs Rocky #3

By Hartal MSM Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia (SABM) is helming ‘Project 1805’ to raise concern about custodial deaths. SABM initiator and leading light, lawyer Haris Ibrahim has been careful and consistent in his phrasing “1,805 lives perished in our remand cells, prisons and detention centres between 2003 and 16th July, last year.” Haris is imputing … Continue reading

Responding to BN-inspired racism and prejudice

By Malaysian Heart While reading the comments which came in response to the post “Fail, Mr Home Minister, fail!” here at Hartal MSM, I came across one that I believe exemplifies the kind of racist and prejudiced thinking that BN is trying to inculcate amongst Malaysians. I reproduce my response to it here, but first … Continue reading

Spinning the news for Permatang Pasir: how to read partisan blogs (and news) 2

By Malaysian Heart Spin is defined as interpreting an event in a particular way so as to manipulate public opinion for or against a certain organization or public figure. It is a form of propaganda, albeit a subtle one; while some propaganda uses outright lies, spin uses half truths and concealment. The techniques of spin … Continue reading

How to read partisan blogs 1: Shamsul Yunos and his “anger” towards lawyers

By Malaysian Heart Definition of partisan adj.- From The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition: devoted to or biased in support of a party, group, or cause From the Collins Essential English Dictionary, 2nd Edition 2006: prejudiced or one-sided Of late, I have been writing quite a bit (most recently here) about … Continue reading

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