Penang angkat bakul sendiri with Ning concert

Tomorrow night Penang will host a free Ning Baizura concert to celebrate its self-touted ‘achievement in drawing the highest investment figure in the country for 2010’. A stroke of genius it is for the Penang government to dabik dada jamu selera sendiri like this. The DAP-led state is fond of claiming that it has saved … Continue reading

Sorry lah, we were teasing earlier but now must read this one

We’re guessing that readers who tuned in to our ‘Traitor! Traitor! Traitor!‘ posting yesterday were expecting something salacious on local politics, only to see on the page a Turkey story and it’s not even Thanksgiving. But now, here is our brief observation on the domestic ‘traitor’ business. Who it is usually who screams ‘penderhaka’ and … Continue reading

Ka-pow!! Wan Azizah shoots own foot

Utusan had a field day with the PKR weekend congress, splashing ‘PKR semakin parah’ on its Saturday front page and ‘Anwar anugerah Tuhan’ on its Sunday’s. Today (Mon.) Utusan carried responses by Muhyiddin, Ezam and Nallakarupan, also blurbed on front page. The starry-eyed wife Wan Azizah had apparently said, “… Anwar is an outstanding human … Continue reading

Er, Anwar should not be behind Azmin?

The Malaysian Insider popped a cracker of a headline today, Anwar should be above Wan Azizah, says PKR Wanita. What headline would you give the story if you were sitting at the copyeditor’s desk? UPDATE (Nov 27): Here’s an attention grabbing headline from FMT, Wan Azizah: Anwar is God’s gift to Malaysians ____________________________________________________________ Below is … Continue reading

Why the third force is now necessary

By Hartal MSM Below is Part 2, a continuation of our earlier posting ‘DAP people becoming just like Umno‘. PR supporters are Umno-ish when attacking their critics, even those in civil society. Aren’t the personal putdowns of Helen Ang as “menopausal” and “smelly” under her skirt reminiscent of Umno’s Bung Mokhtar? He had mocked DAP’s … Continue reading

Just ‘like’ drive-by shootings (at Zaid), eh?

Pix: One Pakatan party is bending over backwards to appease and it ain’t PKR. Part 2, continued from yesterday … Part 1 of this posting left off at quoting FMT as saying said that some of the party’s seasoned politicians felt that it shouldn’t be highlighting the feuds in their house. We then added our … Continue reading

PKR infighting spills over into out-fighting

Pix: One Pakatan party is bending over backwards to appease and it ain’t PKR. Hartal has previously called Malaysia’s richest paper The Sniveling Star. We’d like to think that we had adequately deconstructed its articles to convince our blog readers as to in what way Star snivelled. Recently, there has been some name-calling of Free … Continue reading

As the tummy turns

By Sharifuddin A Latiff Raja Petra’s Stories Half Made Up, Says Mukhriz KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) — Articles written by fugitive blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin are only half truths with the rest made up by him, Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir said. You don’t say .. He said Raja Petra, … Continue reading