PROBLEMS MOUNTING ON THE BN.
Whilst Hadi Awang tries to rid the BN of both MCA and Gerakan, he may be digging his own grave too and in the process do irreparable damage to BN.
It is no secret that PAS has struck accord with UMNO at its own expense.
Is he taking advantage of Najib's position.
PAS will work as spoiler in Malay seats to split the Malay vote which it assumes will favour UMNO,and that could have been the case in a number of seats in the country prior to Mahathir throwing his weight behind Harapan.
PAS has also overplayed its importance because its previous victories especially in Perak, Penang, Selangor and even in the other states was not merely on Malay votes but on the non Malay vote in a huge way as it was in Pakatan. PKR supporters are PKR supporters, moreover the urban Malay does not support the PAS Agenda and more so the Chinese, in fact many of the non urban Malays too except for the people of Kelantan and some in Trengganu do not subscribe to the PAS agenda.
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The support of the Kelantanese has more to do with a tribal mentality, since long before and even after independence the Kelantan Malays who are actually descendants of Yunannese (people of southern China) can trace their ancestry to Yunan and even Cambodia if they really do DNA testing, and that is a historic fact, these people considered the rest of the Malays from the peninsular as 'Orang Asing,' as the remaining Malays in the Peninsular had their roots in the Indonesian Islands. Accordingly they voted PAS which had its base in Kelantan.
In the present situation PAS support is not for BN as a whole but only for UMNO.
Hadi has big plans for himself in the future and so he is willing to sit this one out, assist UMNO at this elections and then come in big time during the next elections possibly before 2022, if he lives that long. If he wins a parliamentary seat which he may not, he is hoping for a ministerial posting of significance as a return favour for his role in helping Najib and that is IF the BN can win.
For any new party to join Barisan there must be a consensus from all member parties on admitting the new member, and the parties in his way will be the MCA and the Gerakan that is, if they win their respective seats this time around, if they don't he'll get Najib to shut them up and gain the consensus for PAS to join BN.
For this to happen for PAS, MCA must lose and they'll carry out that operation in a subtle way to ensure that both Gerakan and MCA are nothing but passengers on the BN train, and that too third class passengers, MIC is no threat to no one in the BN, they'll say 'yes' to Najib for everything.
PAS has now set that operation in motion, it has fired the first salvo on none other than the President
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Other PAS sources tell us that this is actually a conflicting statement, and that we can expect this from a good number of PAS candidates as they prepare to get rid of Hadi Awang and his gang from PAS after the elections, holding them responsible for the PAS performance at the 2018 elections.
Both the MCA and the Gerakan look doomed even before it begins, and both Najib and Hadi have overplayed and over estimated the importance of PAS, a party that used to lose its deposit in most of the seats it stood for in the states of Johor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang and Pahang. The East Malaysian states was a no, no territory for this party that once claimed to be "God's Party."
Najib in his desperation is trying a lot of things, and each thing he tries something new it is really counter productive.
PAS like the BN was counting on a poor voter turnout by having the elections on a Wednesday, in fact initially most Malaysians felt that way.
Now more than ever more and more Malaysian are determined to come home to vote. One young Malaysian who had fallen for the "Undi Rosak" and was determined not to come over with his wife to vote because he said, "there is really no choice" he has now changed his mind.
This is what that young Malaysian is now saying, " this is most certainly an attempt to 'steal the elections', Najib clearly knows his chances are better with a poor voter turnout, and it was proven so in Teluk Intan at the last General elections. This is cheating, and I hate cheats, I have now changed my mind I am coming back and most certainly so," and this voter is working in East Java.
Crowds at Harapan ceramas in the rural heartland of Malaysia now taking place are proof of the peoples want for change, there is no money being dished out here , there are no big project talks, there is only talk of gross mismanagement by this government that has caused Malaysians to become poorer and there are huge and eager crowds, especially to hear Tun Dr. Mahathir, what is even more surprising is the large number of Malays at Lim Kit Siang's ceramas. Malaysians are looking united, the non Malays are cheering Mahathir and the Malays are cheering Lim Kit Siang.
MALAYSIANS HAVE GONE POORER OVER THE YEARS.
What most of the ordinary Malaysians fail to realise is that they are earning much less now then they did five years ago, the value of their ringgit has shrunken compared to its value on the same day that is 17th April 2013 (five yeas ago), then the Malaysian Ringgit stood at 3.030499 to the US$.
Today it is 3.88756 at time of writing and that is a difference of 28.2 %, even if your wages rose by 6 percent annually during that period you would have received a 25 percent increase over the years, that is 3.2 percent short that means you are actually earning 3.2 percent than you did in 2013, and this is further compounded by the rise in price of essential goods, the 6 percent GST, the phenomenal increase in the price of petrol, the rise in standard of living the impossible to purchase price on housing the rise in rentals and more. \
All Malaysian have actually got poorer and over the years with even more taxes to come if you give the BN a mandate we'll all land much much more poorer, the GST will certainly go up again because that is the Najib model, he is dependent on the GST, and yet at the same time he has not given the people an account fo where the GST has been spent and how it is benefiting us.
Hospital charges have gone up, medicine is expensive with some hospitals asking patients to go buy their own medicines, price of rice and other essentials have gone up and all he'll tell you is that, "no the price has not gone up it is just that the subsidy has been removed," but what about the GST what has it done for the ordinary Malaysian.
Now to add insult to injury we have just discovered that this government may have waived millions in GST from the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project handled by the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) a contract signed by Najib for which there have been accusations that the amount of money agreed upon for this contract is phenomenal.
In today's Malaysiakini report Amanah vice- president Husham Musa has urged Putrajaya to reveal the amount of GST collection it has waived for CCCC.
At the end of the last elections Najib asked one very impertinent question, he asked, "Apa lagi Cina mahu," he was referring to the Malaysian Chinese wanted, they wanted nothing other than to exercise their right to vote, a right they had given the Barisan over many years till he Badawi and Njib misused their position and did not govern as expected.
Now I think he was talking about China, so after asking "Apa lagi Cina mahu?" he has given them the GST I suppose. Not to our Malaysian Chinese they are our brothers, he was talking about the China Chinese and I am just wondering if they gave him anything in return for the GST waiver.