Red power July 6, 2008Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Event, Human Rights, Malaysia, Politics.
Tags: Anwar Ibrahim, fuel price hike, khalid ibrahim, nik aziz, Protes, red
Nope. I am *not* on strike unlike some bloggers; I don’t fancy being an ostrich when the calling is to elucidate, not obfuscate, more so if one claims to be a writer.
A Thomas Paine quote put up originally by Nik Nazmi:-
These are the times that try men’s souls… Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem to lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value.
So no boycotting but have been busy. In between functions and meetings, I’d been chasing the spectre of ‘army trucks’ since yesterday.
Heard from a few people who in turn heard from some other f’lers there were army trucks la at Sentral la, Kelana Jaya stadium la, Padang Timur la, outside their house oso got. So off we went, the non-ostriches. But when we got to those sights, nada, zero, nothing.
I’m guessing this was just another red herring, to frighten people from turning up or coming out of their homes; park a truck, take ‘em pics and send ‘em home. I am so sending those ‘informants’ my petrol bill.
Meanwhile today, one could be mistaken there’s a Liverpool, Man U match going on. The crowd started moving in at 10 am. Menteri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim is scheduled to be at the Kelana Jaya Stadium at 5 pm. I heard MB Kelatan Nik Aziz too will be there. Anwar Ibrahim will set the stage ablaze at 9 pm.
So if you’re still at home reading this, it’s not too late to grab your red shirt, red cap, red scarf, red vest, red tudung and mari mari ke stadium!
No to price hike, No to economic mismanagement, Yes to people’s power!
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