Interlok & the lingering BTN ‘poison’

By Sharifuddin A Latiff A commentator, Robinson [muchos gracias, hombre], sent us a news article plus a video clip with regard to a faux pas by the Ministry of Defence of Britain. In short, it was a story about a recruitment drive by the British Royal Marines several years ago which included a promotional video.  … Continue reading

Interlok: BTN agenda — for nation-building, konon (1)

Going back to our earlier posting ‘Interlok: Sepet, greedy Cina gemuk & liberal dummkopfs’, it is not only the main Chinese character Cing Huat that is depicted as fat. Author Abdullah Hussain had consistently made almost all the Chinese characters gemuk dan gelojoh (greedy). The Indians are not portrayed in the book as fat, nor are … Continue reading

Interlok protestors – liars, childish, ignorant, inconsistent and mad

Commentor “Yeah” has stepped up to the plate to defend Interlok from the “denials faced by the “uninformed masses – as embodied by the folks in hartalmsm”. We offered him a platform on HartalMSM to share his views on what great benefits Interlok would bring as a work of literature for BM students, as well … Continue reading

Live report on Interlok Rally

Please read our posting: Interlok: Chinese will happily sell their mothers too 3pm: Some supporters outside Jinjang police station to show support for Uthaya. Other detained at Pulapol in Jalan Semarak. Number of people arrested vary according to different reports. CPO said at his press conference 109 detained, including eight Hindraf leaders. One of them is … Continue reading

What’s missing from Malott’s missive

Pix courtesy Din Merican’s blog By Peter Masry [via e-mail] In his recent commentary in the Wall Street Journal Asia (February 8, 2011), ‘The Price of Malaysia’s Racism‘, former U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia, John Malott, makes some valid criticisms regarding Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak’s 1Malaysia (One Malaysia) programme and its failure to realistically … Continue reading

Salute to Norman Fernandez, deputy chairman DAP Johor

Pix: PAS candidate Normala Sudirman wore cheongsam to woo Chinese voters in Tenang. Will they ever see her wearing it again? By Sharifuddin A Latiff Respect! The man’s got guts but Norman Fernandez must have hit a raw nerve for the Pakatan crowd to mark down his comment to -61, last we checked. You can … Continue reading

Whatever did Mrs Chua Soi Lek do that you insult her so?

Lim Guan Eng has accused “certain quarters” — he did not specify the culprits — of being “evil” and “racist” for doctoring his photograph. In the last round of doctored ‘cow slaughter’ photo, he blamed Umno cybertroopers. Yet Lim’s own cyber defenders are state “officers, who include seasoned and upstart journalists” — quite a pack … Continue reading

Kesian Kohilan

By Sharifuddin A Latiff Deputy foreign minister Kohilan Pillay was the first high level official sent from Putrajaya to assess the situation in Egypt and his subsequent report prompted Najib to activate evacuation plans for about 11,000 Malaysians. Fast forward, and with remnants still to be sent home, the kudos and accolades are pouring out. … Continue reading

Progress by Pakatan Rakyat

By Crankster I don’t know why my company bothers to pay my salary. I barely do much work anyway 😉 Instead, I spend most of my time discussing politics via email with my friend, Kenneth. As a political-activist type, most of my mates think like me and have access to the same sort of information. … Continue reading

This poodle-basher must be brought to justice

WARNING: Video content is highly disturbing to any human being, not just animal lovers. Click here for the video. (Note: The person who posted the video is not in any way responsible for the animal abuse shown). There is an online petition for ‘Sushi The Poodle’ if you wish to sign on and express your … Continue reading