In Pakatan’s So-Called Coalition of Equals, Some are More Equal than Others!

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Pakatan Harapan likes to laud that it is a coalition made up of equals, but as recent time has shown it is not as equal as it portrays itself to be; as some are more equal than others.

The recent event in Penang where the DAP-led government cast PKR to the side in favor of one of their own shows that all is not right in DAP-led coalition.

In a NST (New Straits Time) article; People’s Alternative Party (PAP)  vice president Rahmad Isahak accused DAP of being arrogant and belittling PKR despite PKR holding ten (10 ) seats in Penang’s legislative assembly.

The PAP vice president (Rahmad Isahak) made the remarks after the PKR Bunga assemblyman Cheah Kah Pang was prevented from handling the flood aid.  Instead the DAP-led Penang government gave the task to one of their own; the Pulau Tikus assemblyman, Yap Soo Huey.

Click the link to read the full article

https://www.nst.com.my/news/politics/2017/11/307410/review-your-ties-dap-penang-pkr-told

While there is no crime to look out for those in your own political party by throwing them a bone or two; there is a problem of perception when there has been so much hoopla made over how equal the DAP-led Pakatan opposition and then they turn around and pull what they did in Penang.

Making such a move/switch was a slap in the face to Cheah Kah Pang in much the same way Lim Kit Siang getting Tun Mahathir to be his (LKS) DAP-led Pakatan opposition chairman was a slap in the face to PKR’s Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Azmin Ali, Datuk Dr. Wan Azizah Ismail and Amanah’s Mat Sabu.

However politically misguided those in PKR and AMANAH may be, them not having a chance to be chairman or chairwoman only proves that there are only a select few in Lim Kit Siang’s DAP-led Pakatan coalition that are more equal than others.

Many could see how Mat Sabu and others were coaxed out of PAS to form Amanah; only then to be treated more like an awkward prop that is to be displayed and less like a partner in the so-called coalition.

Now compare that to PPBM.

Even though the role of Tun Mahathir and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) is much the same as that of AMANAH and even PKR, the equality equation seems to be more skewed in Tun Mahathir’s direction.

There is no way for Lim Kit Siang justify Tun Mahathir’s elevated status as a result of his long years of service to his (LKS) opposition because Tun Mahathir long years of service has been fighting against Lim Kit Siang and his evangelical plans for Malaysia.

https://www.malaysia-today.net/danger-in-dap-radicalizing-its-political-christianity/

Yet even with the many years of antagonism between them, Lim Kit Siang still made Tun Mahathir more equal than other coalition members; proving that he (LKS) defines equality.

https://www.thethirdforce.net/will-the-real-top-dog-please-stand-up/

Therefore with the DAP leading the coalition, the events surrounding the Penang flood aid disbursement should be of no surprise; it just proves that in a coalition of so-called equals, some are more equal than others!

 

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Pakatan Harapan; The Politics of ‘What if’!

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In DAP-led Pakatan Harapan politics, just like in life there are a lot of ‘What ifs’.

These are the various musings people make when they reflecting on the current state of events in their lives.

In life there are those who look at those around them who have achieved a degree of success and wonder: What if I had applied myself more; wouldn’t my situation be better than it is now?

What if I were born in another country, different ethnicity, taller or richer, wouldn’t I be… yada yada yada; you know how it goes.

Similarly now that Malaysia is gearing up for the 14th general election; there is probably a lot of musing, self reflection and kicking oneself in the pants taking place among those in Lim Kit Siang’s DAP-led opposition who have their ‘what ifs’.

When looking back over the strategy of allowing Tun Mahathir and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) join DAP-led Pakatan, Lim Kit Siang may be thinking at this crucial time; what if I had rebuffed the idea of allowing Tun Mahathir and PPBM join?

Lim Kit Siang’s may also be reflecting on how he could have capitalized on that fact that Tun Mahathir after leaving UMNO did not really having a base.  He (LKS) could have continued going after him over BMF forex and other contentious issues that are tied to Tun Mahathir.  Instead of doing that, Lim Kit Siang looks like (and rightly so) someone who placed price before his principles; and now he is paying the price!

Tun Mahathir who to this day does not look fully comfortable with Lim Kit Siang (no matter how they try to display their bromance publically) has his own list of what ifs.

Tun Mahathir could be thinking: what if I had not tried to bully Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib the same way I did Tun Dato’ Sri Abdullah bin Ahmad Badawi;  Mukhriz and I would still be in UMNO and not outside it of it secretly wishing we were still in

Perhaps if Tun Mahathir had employed a different strategy he would not have had to swallow all of those things he has said about Lim Kit Siang, DAP and Datuk Anwar Ibrahim.  Well, in the case of the latter he did not swallow as he never did come out and say he does not commit sodomy.

Adding to Tun Mahathir’s what ifs:

What if Mukhriz were more ………,………,……..and ……..(fill in the blanks); wouldn’t he be able to achieve political success without riding on his father’s name.  And what if Mukhriz family name was not Mahathir would he even be in a political discussion at all not to mention a conversation about becoming a future Prime Minister?

Lastly, I am placing the snippets on Lim Guan Eng and Datuk Anwar Ibrahim together as they may soon be sharing a common mailing address.

Lim Guan Eng what if: What if I had not l thought Malays were not intelligent enough to figure out how I purchased my bungalow; and what if I had not criticised PAS on how they govern and handle floods in Kelantan.

Datuk Anwar Ibrahim what if: What if I had not continued to act upon those unnatural desires for males that landed me in jail to which Tun Mahathir knows all too well.

And what if I my semen could have magically disappeared from the annals of hiStory like those billions Mahathir talked about; my life would certainly be different today.

https://themalaysianobserverblog.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/anwar-was-hoping-for-a-bit-of-magic-from-the-court/

Realizing that the 14th general election is only a stone’s throw away, Pakatan Harapan finds itself immersed in thinking about the politics of ‘What if’!

 

 

 

G14 and Pakatan Harapan’s Serious Lack of Credibility!

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When G14 rolls around sometime next year, DAP-led Pakatan’s serious lack of credibility will be a factor with those still sitting on the fence.

DAP-led Pakatan Harapan’s serious lack of credibility is largely based on the proliferation of lies which have come from the so called coalition of partners.

The attacks DAP-led Pakatan launched against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak have all come to naught as they could not prove a single allegation against him.

When looking back at all of the fabrications, it seems obvious that Tun Mahathir, Lim Kit Siang and those making up the ANC (Anti Najib Campaign) sole purpose was to inflict as much damage as they could on Najib in the public’s mind so that he would throw in the towel.

During the early phase of those attacks, there were even calls from Lim Kit Siang and his DAP-led Pakatan opposition for the Prime Minister to leave office while the whole matter into 1 Malaysian Development Berhad (1MDB) was investigated.  Of course it was only a pretext for Najib to leave office and to return if he was found to have not committed a crime.

But as mentioned before, this was a double standard that the DAP-led Pakatan opposition was employing as the never demanded or asked Penang Menteri Besar Lim Guan Eng to step away from office while his corruption case was under investigation.

So what credibility does the DAP-led Pakatan opposition have?

They even thought they could destroy two birds with one (1MDB) stone by using their foreign news portal (Sarawak Report) to try and tie PAS President Datuk Seri Hadi Awang to money from the fund (1MDB) referenced above.

Malaysian learned that the backfired as Sarawak Report Editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown failed to provide any smoking gun evidence to prove the accusation she has made against Datuk Seri Haidi Awang; which means there is a good possibility that she is headed towards perjury.

Read The Thirds Force Article below.

https://www.thethirdforce.net/clare-brown-is-headed-towards-perjury/

So when G14 rolls around Lim Kit Siang’s DAP-led Pakatan opposition will have a serious credibility problem with fence sitters as it appears that they will do and say anything to achieve their goal(s).

Multimedia Minister Salleh Said Kerauk said the following in FMT

“We need to be wary of such politicians because the people are the last thing on their minds. They make promises to buy votes and once in power they offer a dozen excuses as to why they cannot deliver on their promises.

Salleh said to size up people who are offering themselves to serve.

http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/11/12/salleh-size-up-people-offering-to-serve/

Therefore when G14 rolls around those who may still be on the fence will have something else to think over; and that is DAP-led Pakatan’s serious lack of credibility!

 

Pakatan Harapan’s Worst Nightmare is not on Elm Street; it’s GE14!

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While a nightmare for DAP-led Pakatan Harapan may not take place on ‘Elm Street’ like in the movie; it is real all the same.

In Wes Craven’s classic slasher film (“A nightmare on Elm Street”) several Midwestern teenagers fall prey to Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), a disfigured midnight mangler who preys on the teenagers in their dreams.

The film is much like what Lim Kit Siang and his DAP-led Pakatan opposition go through on a daily basis. They night only have nightmares at night about not being able to unseat Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak from office; but they have those same nightmares when they wake up every day.

In the iconic movie, the sins of the parents like bad karma has come back to haunt their children in much the same way Tun Mahathir, Clare Rewcastle-Brown and the rest of Lim Kit Siang’s DAP-led Pakatan opposition is haunting them.

Just look at Tun Mahathir; his nightmare does not stop with the reality of his son Mukhriz never to become Prime Minister, but Tun Mahathir’s own possible deeds are proving to me nightmarish.

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/10/29/apologise-for-ops-lalang-dr-m-told/

http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/dr-m-confirms-was-in-kl-on-day-of-memali-killings

Lim Kit Siang thought his dream was almost perfect; his son Lim Guan Eng is Penang Menteri Besar and Kit Siang was reported to have a deal in place to be deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister or both while make a few extra RM along the way.

But that perfect dream has also turned into a nightmare for Lim Kit Siang as his son may soon be sharing up close and personal time with Anwar Ibrahim.

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/07/01/stop-delaying-and-let-corruption-trial-proceed-guan-eng-told/

Things are looking even worse for Lim Kit Siang; not only has the secret deal to make him deputy Prime Minister / Finance Minster or both has been exposed, but he may find it extremely problematic to spend those few extra RM he may have acquired along the way.

https://themalaysianobserverblog.wordpress.com/2017/10/07/lim-kit-siangs-future-expenditures-will-be-under-a-microscope/

And now we turn our attention to Clare Rewcastle-Brown:

Clare Rewcastle-Brown is one of those people who feel totally justified in trying to damage other’s characters (Najib and Hadi), but when she is exposed for her lies she makes absurd claims.

https://www.thethirdforce.net/clare-rewcastle-brown-upset-with-the-third-force-and-nst/

The beginning of her nightmare came when PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang sued her over her lies and she was unable to provide evidence to back up her lies.

https://www.thethirdforce.net/clare-brown-fails-to-furnish-evidence-to-london-court-over-bribery-claims/

As her own nightmare becomes worse; Clare Rewcastle-Brown has now thrown Ambiga under the bus.

https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/10/297198/sarawak-report-editor-names-ambiga-source-report

An article in Malay Mail Online is titled “Ambiga mum on being source of Sarawak Report claim against PAS”.  I would she is in shock as she (Ambiga) never thought that an offspring of former colonizer would create such a nightmare by betraying her trust.

http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/ambiga-mum-on-being-source-of-sarawak-report-claim-against-pas

Has the history and nature of former colonisers and in this case Clare Rewcastle-Brown taught Ambiga anything?

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However DAP-led Pakatan Harpan’s worst nightmare is not on Elm Street; it’s GE14!

 

 

Pakatan’s Hopes are Like Icarus’ Wings!

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Pakatan Harapan believing that their collective political stature could carry them to greater heights is discovering that their arrogance has done for them what Icarus’ wings have done for him; sent him crashing.

In Greek mythology, Icarus Son of Daedalus dared fly too near to the sun on wings of feathers and wax.  As the story goes, the wax melted sending Icarus to his demise.

The story a good illustration of what Lim Kit Siang and his DAP-led opposition have been embarking on; trying to rise higher than their political wings were designed to go.

DAP-led Pakatan believed that all they needed to get Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to quit was to put pressure on him.  So there were daily orchestrated attacks on the Prime Minister both at home and through their international (Sarawak Report) news portal.

With each subsequent attack their bravado increased.  In their minds their efforts were having them soar closer and closer to Putrajaya.   However the DAP-led Pakatan opposition has failed to heed the signs around them.  Some of the earlier signs came in the form of them crashing in all three (Sarawak, Kuala Kangsar, Sungai Besar) bi-elections.

Other tell-tale signs were the lack of many Malaysians buying into their 1MDB lies, key members leaving both DAP, PPBM, mediocre sized crowds at their events and USA President Donald Trump welcoming Prime Minister Najib Razak with open arms.

More recent signs would include word of Lim Kit Siang accepting a RM1 Billion bribe from Tun Mahathir for certain favors and Mukhriz Mahathir’s failure to garner a single ANSARA nomination.

However, instead of all of the signs giving DAP-led Pakatan reason to pause; they continue like Icarus to fly toward obvious failure.

As the Greek Myth has it Icarus strapped on wings made from feathers and wax and attempted to fly beyond what he was capable of doing and came crashing earthbound.

Pakatan Harapan is finding out that trying to soar to Putrajaya by attacking Prime Minister Najib Razak is as effective as Icarus was when he attempted to soar beyond his capabilities!

 

Pakatan’s Malay Face Failed to Deliver the Goods!

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Often when a sports team wants to reach the next level, they will go out and bring in veterans to help them achieve that goal.

That is exactly what Lim Kit Siang had done when he brought in Mat Sabu and Amanah as well as the ‘3 M’ package consisting of Tun Mahathir, former deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Mukhriz Mahathir along with dwindling remains of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM).

Having them on board was supposed to be Lim Kit Siang’s Pakatan opposition Key to the Malay vote and victory in the upcoming 14th general election.  But as happened previously, Pakatan Harapan’s Malay face (in the collective sense) failed to deliver the goods; the Malay crowd.

In the weeks and days leading up to the ‘Love Malaysia End Kleptocracy’ rally, DAP-led Pakatan most certainly got wind that the crowd size would be small, which is probably why they turned down using the stadium; it have been would have been too obvious.

Realizing that they did not have the numbers, Lim Kit Siang and company were probably hoping that the police would stop or interfere with their event.  In that way they could play victim and say that the masses were turned back thus having an excuse for the low turnout.

https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/398379

However the police allowed the event to take place without interference.  In doing so, it was very obvious that there was a weak turnout.  In addition to the events lack of size, the rally seemed to mirror Bersih in that it mainly the Chinese that show up.

However even that is not saying much as Lim Kit Siang also had trouble pulling in ‘his crowd.’

http://www.malaysia-today.net/chinese-bravado/

So the overall lack of numbers makes one think:

Was the small size of the crowd due to Malaysians getting tired of the same old rhetoric that Pakatan opposition spews whenever they have the chance?

Or…

Do Malaysians find it hypercritical that the very same DAP-led Pakatan that has organized the ‘Love Malaysia End Kleptocracy’ rally has within it ranks those who paint a negative picture Malaysia internationally as well as having ‘top dogs’ who been accused of kleptocracy?

Perhaps the message that was being sent to the DAP-led opposition is; first clean up your own house before accusing someone else of having a dirty house.

A dirty house (DAP-led Pakatan) along with dirty politics may be the reason why their Malay faces failed to do what they were brought into the coalition to do; deliver the goods (Malays)!

 

Pakatan Harapan; Yes to Beer, No to RUU355!

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There is something seriously wrong with DAP-led Pakatan Harapan when they want Malaysians and especially Malays to accept Beer Festivals, but yet reject PAS President Hadi Awang’s Private member’s Bill (RUU355).

Apparently that is the type of liberalism that Lim Kit Siang’s DAP-led opposition wants for Malaysia.  One in which vices are encouraged while the idea of strengthening laws that are already in the books for Muslims is discouraged.

Those having views aligned with Lim Kit Siang’s DAP-opposition see the rejection of the Beer festival as imposing the values of one community over that of another.

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2017/09/20/beer-fest-rejection-implies-values-one-community-superior-rest-cenbet

Read Lim Guan Eng’s comments in the following link:

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2017/09/20/support-beer-festival-both-sides-political-divide-updated

Those who are favor of the festival love to preach about one community trying to impose their values on another, yet what did they do when PAS President Datuk Seri Hadi Awang introduced his Private Members Bill (RUU355); they were up in arms and hell bent against it.

Pure hypocrisy!

Lim Kit Siang and those aligned with his way of thinking went on a campaigned to try to get non Muslims to believe that RUU355 would curtail the drinking, gambling and other illicit vices that they hold sacred in the name of freedom of choice.

Lim Kit Siang and his DAP-led opposition say that Muslims should not comment on an event like the Beer Festival because it has nothing to do with them.

Does anyone else see the irony in that?

In the view of non Muslims like Lim Kit Siang and those who hold to his way of thinking; Muslims should not comment on or interfere with events like Beer Festivals from taking place.

However, they (Lim Kit Siang and others) believe it is acceptable for them to comment on matters that pertain to Muslims.  Why?

Patriarchal Lim Kit Siang believes he and those like him know what is best for Muslims and in their minds RUU355 is not good for Muslims.

What Lim Kit Siang and his DAP-led opposition want is for Muslims to embrace an anything goes attitude.  For Muslims to reject such an open lifestyle is becoming synonymous to Islamisation creeping into Malaysia.

http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/09/19/dap-beer-festival-ban-sign-of-creeping-islamisation/

Those who use terms like Islamisation want Muslims to become so uncomfortable, that they (Muslims) embrace any type of liberal lifestyle that is presented to them.  However seeing the writing on the wall, over twenty-five (25) NGOS protested against organizing alcohol and LGBT festivals.

https://www.nst.com.my/news/politics/2017/09/282847/25-ngos-hold-protest-against-organising-alcohol-lgbt-festivals

There is little doubt that those who share the view of Lim kit Siang and his DAP-led opposition will want all Malaysians to say Yes to Beer, LGBT etc, but No to RUU355!