Archive for April 10th, 2018

What do the Parliament Speaker, Election Commission Chairman and the MACC Chief Commissioner have in common?

Today, we can ask the question: What has the Parliament Speaker, Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia, the Election Commssion Chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Tan Sri Dzulkiflif Ahmad have in common?

Answer: Their inability to justify their decisions and actions as illustrated by the conduct of the Election Commission Chairman at the media conference this afternoon.

After announcing the nomnation and polling dates for the 14th General Election, Mohd Hashim Abdulah refused to field questions from journalists and exited the media conference in double-quick time despite repeated shouts of “Tan Sri! Tan Sri!” to get his attention.

Mohd Hashim cannot explain the rationale why the Election Commission decided to affix a Wednesday for Polling Day, if it is mindful of the Constitutional provision to act in a manner which enables it to enjoy “public confidence” and the constitutional mandate to conduct free, fair and honest elections. Read the rest of this entry »

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Will there be six tsunamis in the 14th General Election to establish a new Pakatan Harapan Federal Government in Putrajaya to usher a new Malaysia restoring the Malaysian Dream of Malaysians down the decades?

We are heading into the most challenging General Election in the 61-year history of the nation – the 14th General Election.

One of the questions to be decided will be whether there will be six tsunamis in the 14th General Election to establish a new Pakatan Harapan Government in Putrajaya to restore the Malaysian Dream of all Malaysians down the decades?

There was a political tsunami in the urban areas in the last two general elections, which denied the UMNO/Barisan Nasional coalition its unbroken two-thirds parliamentary majority and in 2013, deprived Datuk Seri Najib Razak of majority popular support – but because of gerrymandering and unfair democratic practices, it was not enough to bring about the first peaceful and democratic change of Federal Government in Putrajaya. Read the rest of this entry »

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