YOURSAY ‘If Dyana wanted material gain, she would have joined Umno.’
Swipenter: Now tell me which political party is racist; Umno Baru or DAP?
1) Umno Baru is a mono-race party, DAP is open to all Malaysians to join.
2) Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud, the DAP candidate for Teluk Intan, has been accused of being a traitor to her own race by being a DAP member because she believes in fairness, equal opportunity and justice for all.
3) Umno Baru politicians have been threatening bloodshed against the minorities many times over the past decades.
4) DAP MPs come from different races, creeds and cultures.
5) The Umno Baru government openly admits sponsoring right-wing racist Malay NGOs such as Perkasa.
Sabahan: The comments by Umno politicians clearly reveal their lack of ideas and their disregard for clean campaigning.
With mothers like Wanita Umno chief Shahrizat Abdul Jalil instead of Yammy Samat, what can we really expect from these politicians?
Awakened: If Dyana wanted material gain, she would have joined Umno. With her caliber, she will have more monetary gain in Umno in the next few years than to be in DAP.
There is no ‘madu’ (honey) in DAP, only hard work and the risk of getting charged and bullied.
Pemerhati: Mohd Puad Zarkashi’s interesting proverb, "Habis madu, sepah dibuang” (once the sweetness is gone, what is left is thrown), may or may not come true with respect to Dyana.
But one Mongolian suffered that fate and was as also C4ed and Mohd Puad and his colleagues probably have a very good idea as to who was responsible for that.
But if you ask them, they will deny all knowledge because then they will not get their pot of honey (madu) from that very powerful guy who has control over all the honey.
But in future there is going to be less honey and this would mean that Mohd Puad’s and his colleagues’ share of honey would get less. To prevent that from happening, Mohd Puad’s organisation is using the GST (Goods and Services Tax) technique to increase the amount of honey.
Terjah: Umno supreme council member Mohd Puad doesn't realise that he too has been sidelined by Umno. He was not chosen as candidate in GE13 due to factionalism and favouritism in Umno.
There are many Umno leaders who have been sidelined in Umno even though they are qualified, such as Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah and Musa Hitam.
Umno is more racist than DAP. It's a fact. Yes, there are more Chinese members in DAP compared to other races, but this is changing very slowly, and in the near future, DAP will be a truly Malaysian party for all races, while Umno, MCA, MIC will be abandoned by all Malaysians.
Pahatian: DAP has the most number of Indian MPs and state assemblypersons and incidentally more than MIC, a wholly Indian party. It has also two Malay MPs to show off.
Has Umno any Chinese or Indian MPs or Aduns (state assemblypersons)? No. So please shut about DAP being a racist party.
AB Sulaiman: "I have seen the mountain, I have seen the other side of the mountain," says Martin Luther King when leading his fellow African-Americans out of enslavement.
He was so farsighted, dedicated and committed showing his people that there is life after slavery. Mohd Puad Zarkashi is no such person. He can't even see this side of the mountain properly, let alone tell the Malays that there can be life on the other side.
Jiminy Qrikert: Mohd Puad, there are now 15,000 Malay DAP members who are part of the party's struggle for an inclusive race-blind Malaysia where there is no racial discrimination by the majority race against all other races.
And there are also thousands more Malays in PKR and PAS who have consciously opted for ‘ketuanan rakyat’ over ‘ketuanan Melayu’ as they have realised that despite five decades of disproportionate advantage enjoyed by Malays over the other races, Malays are still poorer and far worse off than the people they discriminated against.
They now realise Umno's promise of Malay supremacy was just a mirage fueled by constant lies, standards of excellence based on corrupted measures twisted and depressed to make Malays look good, hollow achievements that count for nothing outside of Malaysia, laughable education system, a screwed-up economy and twisted Malay minds that see enemies in every corner and alley.
These Malays want a new reality free of Umno's evil. And they are growing by the day.
MinahBulat: Mohd Puad Zakarshi, when he was the deputy education minister, came out with this guideline on how to spot a gay:
- Muscular body and a fondness for showing off the body by wearing clothing, such as by wearing V-necks and sleeveless tops.
Swot Strategist: An advice to Dyana, the path of progress has never been straight, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy.
You have your own maturity and wisdom to understand the truth of Malaysian politics and to uphold and persevere, irrespective of what have been said by the tainted leaders of Umno, one of last few racist party existing on Earth and its crony media, Utusan Malaysia .
They have the ability to foretell what is going to happen to you tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And they have the ability afterward to explain why it did not happen.
Moontime: Mohd Puad must be speaking from experience. Umno practices exactly that in its short history post-1988. For your information Puad, DAP is very different from Umno.
Firstly, Umno is bona fide a racist party and has honed its character assassination ability so much so that if it's an Olympic event, this soon-to-be extinct party will definitely gets the gold medal.
Secondly, Umno has lost its capability to attract young blood with a high sense of professionalism and intelligence. What's left in the party are those who are prone to spreading lies, slander, making sexist jokes and the manic obsession towards pornography.
Thirdly, Umno is allergic to talented, bright and ambitious leaders. Look at what happened to Musa Hitam, Razaleigh Hamzah and Anwar Ibrahim.
Malaysia would be a different country by now had these leaders be given a chance to lead the country. But Dr Mahathir Mohamad would have nothing of that. He chose to politically assassinate these leaders thus ensuring the inevitable destruction of Umno.
Turvy: Moontime is right. The emergence of young Malays turning away from the Umno roost is scaring the gentry. They have always been barren of ideals and now they see their young slipping away one by one to more honest roosts.
The change is hammering them hard. Dyana's candidature is a turning point in the history of this country, the first sure move of a permanent change of guards. It will be seen as the beginning of the tide that will drive away the bigots, the dim wits and the dying old men who would trade lives for power.
Here is a fresh face that transcends race lines and bigotry. Those who have held the platforms have cause to fear because it would seem that the young cannot be fooled.
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