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Najib: One vote for BN, one vote for the future
Moontime: Dear PM Najib Razak, what have you shown to us after taking over the reins from Pak Lah (Abdullah Ahmad Badawi)?
Increased debts, scandals upon scandals almost every month and the antics of your wife who we all know is not actually an endearing figure even among your own party members.
Despite a barrage of feel-good policies, ‘alphabet soup' transformation efforts and throwing money at us, you still lack the confidence to declare the date for our next GE.
Perhaps you have realised now that most of us, the rakyat have grown fed up of your leadership, or the lack of it.
We are clamouring for change for the better and we know that Pakatan Rakyat has shown that they have the moral strength, integrity and sense of commitment to bring Malaysia to greater heights.
We are so sick and tired of listening to lies, slander and the display of brute force against the opposition. Are you prepared to admit defeat if the polls show that BN is rejected by the rakyat? I don't think so.
Starr: "A vote for Umno-BN is a vote for the future"? Quite frankly, there is no future for the country under the Umno-BN government.
The fact that about two million Malaysians have left the shores of Malaysia to work and live overseas, bears the indictment of the bleak future facing the country and its people.
Quigonbond: It's more like "One vote for BN is one more reason for a bleak Malaysian future".
Mere platitudes won't change the facts of custodial deaths, religious extremism, racism, bigotry, samseng behaviour, gross incompetence, abuse of power, grand corruption, nepotism, cronyism, pandemic conflicts of interest, loss of credibility in national institutions, subversion of health and education policies on the altar of political expediency, etc.
Five more years of BN means irreversible outflow of illegal funds, eventual bankruptcy of Malaysia while Umnoputras have their monies in safe havens ready to bolt Malaysia.
Najib said he's proud of young Malaysians doing MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) works. This is in spite of, not because of, our national education policy. There is nothing to be proud of.
In fact, he should be ashamed things have gotten so bad - that is, if he should be bold enough to ask, out of 100 local engineering graduates, how many are employable.
Clever Voter: The manifesto of BN government is riddled with rent-seeking mentality of a few and benefitting a few.
The manifesto for the future must embrace a greater transparent of ownership of resources, effective use of our rich resources and outcomes that benefit all.
Social goods and rights must reach all Malaysians and one that empowers people to be part of a prosperous and just society.
Jesse: Benevolent aid to the rakyat and mountains of gold to the PM and his cronies.
The future is downhill from where you stand when we should have been a developed nation by now. No thanks to you and your predecessors for helping themselves to the nation's money.
Even the MRT contracts are awarded to cronies with kickbacks under the table. Rakyat are now well aware of the empty garbage that spills from your mouth.
For a start, how about refuting carpet trader Deepak Jaikishan's allegations if there is no truth in them. We need leaders with moral courage and integrity, not empty talk.
Bishop relieved by Mat Sabu's reassurance on 'Allah'
Starr: Those who advocate the ban of the word ‘Allah' among non-Muslims in Malaysia are ignorant of sheer abuse of Islam for their own selfish agenda.
Not only the word ‘Allah' has been in use to describe God since pre-Islamic era in what's later known as the Arab world, more importantly, God as we know Him is God of the universe, of all mankind.
If Allah is indeed God Himself, then Allah is God of the universe and God of all mankind, and not the Islamic God only.
To restrict the use of Allah is to reduce God's sovereignty and limit His capacity. Who are these people to do that?
Not Confused: If Muslims seriously feel that for other races and religions to use the word ‘Allah' is a threat to Islam, then I feel deeply that its followers are weak and badly deluded.
The word ‘Allah' has been used by many races and religions for hundreds of years, so my message to all Muslims is - accept that it will not, and cannot, be made exclusive to Malaysian Muslims.
Others will use it whenever they feel like it and you can do zilch about it, so get over and it and move on.
There are far more important issues that are more likely to reflect badly on Muslims in Malaysia, like endemic corruption and serious abuse of power and fraud on a grand scale, all of which is ‘haram' and appears to be supported by the Islamic leaders of this god-forsaken country.
Anonymous_4144: 'Allah' is just a translation of the word 'God'. It's a fact that Christians and Muslims have different concepts of God or Allah. That's why they are different religions.
This doesn't mean Christians should not use the word 'Allah' or Muslims shouldn't use the word 'God'.
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