'The opposition just has to accept that the Sarawak election is like a golf game - one party starts with a handicap, but an unfair handicap.'
More 'evidence' of alleged vote-buying in Sarawak
Goliath: This is already an open secret. Everyone in Sarawak is well aware of what was going on during the election. Unfortunately, the law only recognises ‘evidence'. But in court, it won't be accepted for a simple reason. We know who controls the court's decision.
The opposition just has to accept that the Sarawak election is like a golf game - one party starts with a handicap, but an unfair handicap.
Anonymous_40a7: There goes my tax money to buy votes. Can I not pay my taxes so the BN government won't do that again in the future?
Anonymous_418f: You can't take money politics away but you can educate the voter to accept it (after all, it is our money) but vote for the opposition like what the voters did in the recent Tamil Nadu elections.
I, for one, welcome BN to distribute cash in the coming elections in Selangor, Penang, Kelantan, Perak and Kedah.
2cts Worth: Of what use is this video evidence in your hand, Ong Boon Keong? The whole darn machinery is at their disposal. MACC (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission) will be docile as usual. The police are too busy stopping 'undesirable' demonstrations.
The EC (Election Commission) says there isn't enough evidence because they are down with cataracts. Go to court? All you see in it are kangaroos.
Uzbek Kebzu: You mean MACC should take up the case to court and prosecute? It will be thrown out by the court and the poor MACC prosecutor will be given an earful of lectures by the judge.
The only ‘evidence' in that video is money is seen stacked on the floor. What else? Nothing. Is the money for a political ceramah there? Is the money for party workers allowance? If MACC were to believe what Ong alleges, they would be fools.
By the way, weak evidence like this is the reason why court convictions by MACC is low.
Ferdtan: Can Bersih and other NGOs collectively request for international observers to be present for the coming GE? It is a common knowledge that EC is partial to the ruling government. They are so arrogant that they didn't even bothered with the public opinion that they are not transparent.
The Carter Centre Observation under the leadership of ex-US President Jimmy Carter is one such powerful international NGO that offers independent observers. Even Indonesia requested their presence in the historic 2004 presidential election. We have no choice in calling for foreign observers as the 'cheating' is getting out of hand - and if we want a clean and fair election.
Do anything to 'coerce' EC to submission and get them to agree for the introduction of the foreign observers. This is to ensure that they remain impartial and true to their appointed task.
Dood: This money is not a bribe. It is payment for ‘BN party workers' for their ‘help' during the election. Or was it for subsidising ‘travel expenses'?
Bersih chief sues Taib over deportation from S'wak
Loyal Malaysian: Yes, Bersih 2.0 chief Ambiga Sreenevasan, if good people like you takes the deportation order from Pek Moh (Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud) sitting down, there will more arbitrary deportations.
Yes, take Pek Moh to court. Even if it may be an exercise in futility as the Umnoputras control the judiciary.
BujangSenang: No way Jose! We are not giving up our immigration rights. Just as the ‘social contract' is sacred to the peninsula people, the immigration control as enshrined in the 18-point Agreement is very important to us, Sarawakians.
Anyone, including any political party, be it Umno, PKR or DAP, who dares question our special privileges, will have to face the wrath of Sarawakians. Tight immigration control is necessary to keep away fanatics like Ibrahim Ali, some DAP guys and even some Umno chaps who may disrupt the racial and religious harmony which we have been enjoying so far.
Taib has every right to defend us from an influx of unwanted people from Peninsular Malaysia.
Destruction Inc: West Malaysians cannot work in Sarawak. Visiting the state is controlled. In some cases, you may need a passport. But Sarawakians can easily enter the peninsula and be employed without a hitch. Since citizens from Peninsula Malaysia are treated badly, I suggest that local companies not employ Sarawakians.
Joker: Even though we all know nothing will come out of it, Ambiga did the right thing. If the courts are still biased, let everyone see for themselves that they are biased. The judges who will deliver the lop-sided judgments do not deserve to be called 'learned' or 'your honour'.
Quigonbond: About time. It's clearly an abuse of administrative power and is devoid of reasonable grounds to prevent someone from entering Sarawak. If the court upholds the deportation order, it's more proof of their complicity with BN.
Lakia: Maybe we all should consider and start a class action suit on behalf of Sarawakians against Taib as CM and Sarawak minister of planning and resource management for corruption and abuse of his powers.
This is for arbitrarily issuing logging licences, licences for planting forest and provisional leases which deprived the natives of their source of life, i.e., their NCR lands, their resources on their NCR lands, and destroying the environment, causing floods, destroying their crops, etc.
Let us dig and expose and force him to account for all his wealth locally and overseas and for his evil deeds. We can also cite the police and MACC as co-defendants for colluding with him in refusing to investigate the many reports already lodged against Taib.
Perkasa worried over 'orange powder' letter
BTN: Don't trust Perkasa. They may have done this themselves just to get some attention and possibly win some sympathy as well. As minister Nazri Abdul Aziz said, they are a bunch of clowns.
Cinaputra: That's the 'tahan lama' sample you asked me to send you from Sungai Golok. Now how? Got to send you another one?
Tpn: Could it be sulphur powder that is used to keep away snakes?
Geronimo: It is baby talcum powder for babies like you who need to be spoon-fed.
Anonymous: Perkasa, those are vitamins for your brains, lately we have discovered you have become dumber and dumber, so out of compassion, we are sending you vitamins to make up for the shrinking brains. It's OK, no need to thank us.
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