Saturday, June 21, 2008

Samy OK, Palani a bit overboard!

I lift my hat to Datuk Seri Samy Vellu for his statements yesterday about Tun Dr Mahathir, whom many accused of making racist remarks about the Indians in Malaysia.

Samy spoke with candor when reporters asked him about Dr Mahathir.

Unfortunately, his deputy Palanivel was hitting out at Dr M, 'reminding' him about his 'roots' and labelling him with unnecessary words.

We are all Malaysians. Maybe Palani has forgotten how he has risen to where he is today. If Samy can still attribute the country's development to the former premier, at least Palani can appreciate him as a former statesman whom he used to shake hands with and endorsed his capability in BN.

Yes, we can be critical over some issues. We can hammer someone if we are on the right track to do so. But to belittle a person whom we had work for and with, is really uncalled for!

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

palanivel thinks he will be better than samy vellu for making such a remarks.

he also feels its the only way to win the hearts of indians.

i am an indian but i have high respect for dr m. he's a true leader who looked into the interest of all races in malaysia.

in fact, he is better than samy vellu in championing for the cause of the indians!

dr ponnudurai

Anonymous said...

PLSE LAAA! NOT ANOTHER ONE! PALANI GOT NOTHING TO DO NOW EXCEPT LOOKING FOR AN AVENUE TO TAKE OVER MIC FROM SAMY VELLU.

THAT'S WHERE HE SAW THE OPENING IN DR MAHATHIR'S REMARKS.

NO LAAA... PALANI IS NOT FIT TO BECOME MIC PRESIDENT. HE IS MORE RACISTS IF U KNOW HIM!

Anonymous said...

pooodah palanivel!
u think your boss in MIC is right at all times?
u think people will listen to you?
you are nobody already after u lost in the elections.
we know how u make you cash. we will reveal that soon!

Anonymous said...

enough of bickering, pls! we need to take our country to a higher platform but you leaders are pointing fingers at each other. if everybody is at fault, who can sit at the steering then?

Anonymous said...

PALANI PENDEK AKAL. ORANG MACAM NI BOLEH ROSAKKAN PERPADUAN KAUM DAN KEUTUHAN BARISAN NASIONAL.

NASIB BAIK DIA MANUSIA. KALAU KUDA, DAH LAMA KENA TEMBAK DAH!

penembak tepat

Anonymous said...

Samy OK ???.... seriously dont think so ... too many skeletons under his wigs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


ha ha

Anonymous said...

Both Mr Samy and Palani including the owner of this stupid blog are shit racist. Fuck you guys to labelled TDM as racist.

Anonymous said...

Sdra Palani was a reporter before he became a YB during Dr M's time. Sdra Palani, and not just Malays, mudah lupa juga! Sdra Palani is going through some tough time and need to find ways to stay relevant. I'm sure he'll find other ways..

pahit manis

Senyuman Berseri said...

Given the context, is there any harm in reminding someone of his roots?

We gain a better appreciation of our fellow countrymen by remembering our own roots.

Mahathir labelled people linked to HINDRAF as 'Tamil' racists, etc.

He also pointed to the HINDRAF movement was a sign that the non-Malays were starting to step on the heads of the Malays (memintak mintak atau menyoal hak Melayu).

I quote what he said in his infamous May 17, 2008 speech in Johor Bahru about the HINDRAF's request:

“What does it say? Malaysia for Malaysians! This is the reality of the present situation. If we do not speak up, if we choose to keep quiet, we will lose our rights and the other races will take over. When that happens, it will be like Singapore. Do you think we will still have control?”
(see http://tinyurl.com/6gll4k)

Can you tell me, how is marching to bring to the attention of the government the wretchedness of impoverished Indians and asking the government why there has been no effort by the government to help them something that can be memintak mintak or menyoal hak istimewa?

Come on, seriously, you don't think that those trying to highlight the plight of the suffering non-Malays are demanding too many things that will mengugat hak Melayu, are you?

This is exactly what Mahathir has been implying in his series of speeches.

Why must Mahathir try to drive a wedge between the Malays and others? Why inflame hateful inter-racial feelings?

Why is he so antagonistic to people who share similar roots with him?

Why is he being unreasonable towards those who tried to highlight the plight of a suffering segment of Malaysians?

This is the thrust of the argument.