Monday, January 14, 2013

KL112: Some Concluding Thoughts

Whatever the actual number of people who had turned out for the Himpunan Kebangkitan Rakyat (The People's Resurgence/Awakening Gathering or Rally) Saturday last, it was obvious to anyone who was not a mice, and blind, that it was not just Anwar, Hadi and Kiat Siang who had turned out.

What it proved is that Malaysians are able to participate in a rally peacefully, sans sanctioned thuggery.

What it also proved is that the police can do their job well, if they run their own laps instead of being willing lapdogs.

What it showed is that Malaysians who feel strongly about an issue or about issues, don't need to be bribed to attend an event to voice their feelings, unlike the Umno kimchi, curry-puff and t-shirt parties or their 5kg rice nambikai.

What it demonstrated is that Malaysians are now fully aware of issues affecting their lives, despite comical but desperate attempts to hoodwink them by the willing and complaint main stream media aka toilet papers and radio and tv court jesters.

What it brought home is that the people are fed up with the corruption, arrogance, abuse of power and the lack of accountability on the part of the powers that be.

Of increasingly cowed and dysfunctional public institutions, of an economy that is predicated on oil on the back of perennial budget deficits and a burgeoning and runaway sovereign debt, of massive annual illicit outflow of funds, of sudden deaths in detention, of divisive politics that disenchant and disenfranchise.

Of cows and condos, birkins and diamonds, of carpets and poppiah, submarines and subletting. And of course, of an Mongolian beauty who, according to official records, did not ingress but was egressed by C4 and who returns to haunt the corroding corridors of power and to seek seeks justice in a French court.

What it evidenced is that the Umno led government has not been listening to the people for 56 years, especially since the reign of the man some called 'mahafiraun' (the great or supreme Pharaoh).

What it portends is that Umno's days are numbered, together with that of their mosquito cohorts-in-arms.

What it means is that Malaysians want their lives back.

What it shouts out for is 'Merdeka! Merdeka! and "Merdeka!

Liberation from deceits and deceptions, manipulations and malpractices, toils and tolls. 

2 comments:

  1. It was great to see a peaceful rally. Too many of witnessed in my life overseas are not so pleasant.

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    1. Malaysians are generally peaceful people, unless trouble makers are planted in their midst to deliberately challenge and provoke unpleasant scenes as had happened in the two previous Bersih rallies.

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