And here are Najib's seven major sins
YOURSAY 'The sins of BN could be very, very long, so much so that the opposition should consider releasing it as a book. It will be a bestseller.'
KayL: Wow! Allowing non-Muslims to use the word 'Allah' is on top of Pakatan Rakyat's seven sins. Would PM Najib Razak dare to tell Sabahans and Sarawakians the same?
Obviously things like murder, corruption and many other actions we know of BN and BN politicians had habitually committed are not sinful, according to Najib.
Kairos: It is very clear now. The PM has said it unequivocally. If he is to be the PM - or for that matter, any PM from Umno - the stand he will take is that Christians in Malaysia cannot use ‘Allah' to worship their God.
This is a direct challenge to the Bahasa-speaking bumiputera Christians in East Malaysia. So how can they continue to vote for BN? If they continue to do so, then either they are dumb or they are so bullied all these years that they have no more guts left.
Gotcha: Najib, please don't fool the rakyat. The word ‘Allah' is a pre-Islamic word in Sanskrit which means "goddess".
Hindus and Sikhs have used the word ‘Allah' for donkeys years. How come you say it is a sin for non-Muslims to use it? Go to the Middle East and learn more about the religion. Even there, they don't claim the word ‘Allah' is exclusive for Muslims only.
Dood: There he goes again. Hypocritical and bigoted. Talking inclusiveness and painting rosy pictures to the world and to the naive, yet spreading fear and racism to the gullible.
Tag-teaming with his lapdogs to tell Muslims that they are losing power and their rights to the non-Muslims because of DAP's dominance, and at the same time, telling non-Muslims that they are losing power and their rights to the Muslims because of PAS' dominance.
I can't wait to see you get kicked out of government and taken to face justice for all the crimes you have committed against the Malaysian people.
Changeagent: So to re-cap, the seven "major" sins of the opposition are:
1. Allowing non-Muslims to use the word 'Allah' (BN have allowed its use for over 50 years until this sudden U-turn).
2. Not keeping promises (making sweeping statements such as this one without any substantive facts).
3. Allowing DAP leaders to get land in the Lodging Highlands (as opposed to allowing Selangor Umno Wanita Raja Ropiaah Raja Abdullah to get 223 acres of land in Bukit Raja, or Selangor BN component parties to buy prime land for RM1 psf).
4. Indiscriminate clearing of forest in highlands (another sweeping statement with no substantive facts).
5. PAS compromising on its own struggle (subjective).
6. Batu MP Tian Chua's sin regarding the terrorist intrusion in Lahad Datu (what sin exactly?).
7. The unholy political cooperation between PKR, PAS and DAP (again, highly subjective).
If these are the worst dirt that Najib and BN can throw at Pakatan, then maybe the opposition are really quite good already.
LittleGiant: Pakatan Rakyat should list out the sins committed by the BN coalition, especially over the past three decades.
The sins of BN could be very, very long, so much so that the opposition should consider releasing it as a book. It will become a bestseller, not only in Malaysia but all over the world.
Simon: If Pakatan has committed seven major sins as you claim, then BN has committed seven million major sins and that is why no one will vote for BN.
You talk about transparency and yet you awarded a billion ringgit contract to Zaki Engineering without any tender. What transparency are you talking about? You think you can fool the people? Think again.
Chipmunk: So Najib is now trying to be an ulama or an ustaz? Here are the sins committed by Najib:
1. Make money while serving as defence minister on military equipments;
2. Buy submarines that cannot submerge;
3. Linked to the death of Altantuya Shaariibuu;
4. Bribe everyone with BR1M (Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia), etc;
5. Declared Bersih illegal;
6. Promote racial discord by allowing mentor Dr Mahathir Mohamad to spew hate messages;
7. Charging Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim with Sodomy II; and the list goes on.
Anonymous #79199503: Najib, why don't you debate with Anwar on the seven sins committed by Pakatan? Show all Malaysians that you are serious about providing proof on these sins.
If you are unable to debate, nominate International Trade And Industry Minister Mustapha Mohamed or better still Tourism Minister Ng Yen Yen. They were with you when you highlighted these sins in Kelantan.
Onyourtoes: Najib now wants to follow Mahatma Gandhi talking about seven sins. Think about it, the sins Gandhi talked about are most applicable to BN and its leaders. Read on and reflect on them:
1. Wealth without work (sounds familiar?)
2. Pleasure without conscience
3. Knowledge without character
4. Business without ethics
5. Science without humanity
6. Religion without sacrifice
7. Politics without principle
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