21 September, 2018

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Gotabaya Goes For Scholarly Visual

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, widely tipped to run for President in 2020, has opted for a ‘learned look’ for the first time in a video posted on Facebook.

Rajapaksa is featured delivering a New Year message against the background of a book case and under his signature ‘Eliya (Light)’ logo.

In his message, Rajapaksa contended that the past three years were marked by efforts to deliver through constitutional reform what the terrorists failed to achieve through 30 years of fighting.

He further said that the ‘Eliya’ organization was set up to educate the people about the dangers of constitutional reform initiatives and expressed the hope that the year 2018 would be where such efforts would be defeated.

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  • 77
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    So, he is getting ready to re-introduce the white van employing Dayan Jeyatilake on the driving seat and the BBS in front line with Eliya”sword!. Blood! Blood! Blood!

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      Comrade Ajith,
      A driver or cleaner job under GR is too much of a glorified position for DayanJ. He is best suited to be the “dipstick” to poke down their to gauge the engine temperatures when the going gets rough.

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        To hell with the visuals! ………. I like Gota ……..he’s my kinda guy ……. a man with a simple vision.

        For him, the answer to any problem is murder.

        Now, what better simple solution than that can one find. …………..if all the people with problems are dead they don’t need solutions.

        They say, great visionaries are never appreciated at home.

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          Nimal F,
          In our reputedly 2500 year old culture, the cures for a headache are:
          1. Hide your head in the sand
          2. Cut your head off.
          Simple!

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          Nimal Fernando:
          What you say might have been in jest, but it is unfortunately more true than most of us would care to remember.
          Remember the 300+ plus bodies unearthed in the Matale hospital mass grave? Remember who commanded the army in the anti-JVP campaign at that time and in that area? Remember who sent the forensic samples to China where they “disappeared?”

          But, worst of all, remember who has not had any investigations conducted into all of this? In case it needs repeating, the answer to the last question is “The current regime.”

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        Don’t worry all the Rajapaksas will be facing trial at the Hage before the next Presidential Election.

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          Don’t be sure. MR will twist the picture saying that war crimes had occurred only during the last two weeks of the war, when he was out of the country. The order to commit these war crimes were given by MS who was the acting defence minister in his absence. Therefore MR will ask ICC to take MS to Hague to face trial.

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      He is disqualified to contest as he is a dual citizen. He may have shed is dual citizenship given the IRS may be after him for unaccountable wealth he has exposed in the USA investing in realty and other business acquisitions through surrogates and bootlickers with no morals and or principles. if a dual citizen sheds his dual nationality for ulterior purposes such as not to have one jurisdiction pursue him with the full extent of the law and take advantage of less rigorous laws of his country of birth – well SL must introduce a “cooling period” of ten years before a dual citizen jettisoning his other nationality could enter politics!

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        From where did Gota get all those books impressively displayed behind on the book shelf?
        Wonder if he had read them at all.
        May be Dayan J lent them?

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          Uthungan

          “May be Dayan J lent them?”

          Dayan is the potential suspect.
          However I also suspect the professors who bestowed honourary doctorate on the Nation’s best known hangman Dr Gota (DSc), lending him books from University of Colombo University Library.

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            Dr Gota ? He has not the least knoweldge about general thinking !

            So how can he ever abe bestowed honroary doctorates ?

            He is well at killing and planning killings not just notherners but anyone, please see the records in post war sessions

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              Samuel Jayaweera

              “Dr Gota ? He has not the least knoweldge about general thinking ! So how can he ever abe bestowed honroary doctorates ?”

              Read the following:
              I Propose To Revoke Doctorates From GR & MR
              By Laksiri Fernando
              https://www.colombotelegraph.com/
              index.php/i-propose-to-revoke-doctorates-from-gr-mr/

              Petty Sinhala/Buddhist nationalists are covered in secular liberal clothing.

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      Look people!…. the GOVIGAMA CRIMINAL ELITES are in a big dilemma at present. All of their experienced criminals are getting older and older and getting closer to the grave. The remaining criminals in the elite families of the Senanayake, Bandaranayake, Rajapakse, Wickremasighe, Wijayawardene and even the Sirisena …. are growing older and there is very little time for them remain on the TOP OF THE PYRAMID of this evil system they love to call as the (UN)DEMOCRATIC, (ANTI) SOCIAL, (PSEUDO) REPUBLIC of SRI LANKA controlling everything. So, the GOVI MEDIA ( Wijeya Publication, Upali Newspapers, TNL, DERANA, SWARNAVAHINI, HIRU, MAWBIMA etc, etc) are trying hard to build up the image of the same old criminals who stole and ripped the country’s wealth apart and fattened themselves with enormous looted money that belongs to the poor tax payers, to be the next HEAD OF STATE. What they are pushing is to present the country with no one but a CRIMINAL GOVIGAMA bastard as the only viable solution for the leadership to save the country and its thrice busted Buddhism (which has been transformed from a Humanity loving philosophy into mass murdering contract killer for Israel and its Zionist agenda). The Govi bastards too much old nearing towards the grave. The Bandaranayakes, Rajapakses, Wickremasinghes have no other younger replacements to create the leaders to take over the driving seat at the top of the pyramid. So, the GOVI media has to keep the Islamophobia, Anti-minority propaganda to keep the already blind-folded Sinhala population permanently blind with newly (GOVI) created enemies (latest being the Muslim community) to keep them busy fighting the shadow, fake enemy. In the meantime, the evil GOVI members do the planning to destroy the entire country, with their tied up to the Zionist agenda projects in looting the nation and keeping the real Human spirited, kind hearted Sinhalas from taking the power over from them. This phenomena will destroy the GOVI hegemony which is keeping its control for the last 100 years with the backing of the British Empire then and the WESTERN powers now both of which are JEW Run. —to be continued—

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        Radical, A great and creative analysis. I think you should write an article with further details. Then we can comment on it.

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          Thanks Babloo, for the encouragement and please put also your individual efforts in finding out more about this criminal enterprise of Govigama Elites and expose them to save this country…..

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        All our leaders were not govigama

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          Disagree. When there was not a Govi at the top the next below will always be the Govi.

          In the case of Premadasa (the low level Govi agenda pusher) who was thought not to be a Govi but appointed D. B. Wijetunga as the PM to keep the Govi chain unbroken. Also, Ranil was holding a serious position to guard to save the Govi hegemony running in the shadow. If they are not controlling the system in the open, then you will find them in hiding behind the curtain.

          See, Premadasa can’t run it all alone. Because, at his sleep a Govi can drop a concrete slab to smash his filthy head. So, the Govi Mafia has the full control of the entire system.

          That’s why Sirisena and Ranil are bringing in the many infamous corrupt dogs into the government and giving them all the wonderful looting opportunities for if not they might form another Mafia to bust the ageing Govi Mafia.

          The Sinhala Govi media is playing a bigger role in hiding the criminality and the unpardonable treachery the Govis committed to the nation with the 70 years of driving down the standards of the country that was prevalent at the time of the fake independence the country got from International looters – the British.

          But, the Govi media always, on a daily basis has something Denigrating news about the Muslims to create the climate for the next conflict. Lankadeepa and Divaina is at the fore front in this propaganda mind warfare.

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          Remember Ranasinghe Premadasa?

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            Yeah, Ranasinghe Premadasa is fine criminal product of yet another Govi criminal A.E. Goonasinghe who was a member of the 1915 riot engineered team headed by the Evil Theosophical Anagarika. Don Carolis family member Henry Pedris and their criminal minded team taught the world in the early part of 20th century on how to conduct a pogrom and to cause devastation. Premadasa thought to be a man who treated everyone equal demonstrated his latent racist mindset when he re-named the Havelock Park with the nsme of anither early mass murdering criminal Govi Elite member Henry Pedris. With this it was evident the design they have created for the future of Sri Lanka with colours added by the Israeli trained/funded BBS (with the full backing of the state and the entire Govi Mafia leadership) up to the present day. Govi media has given them special slots in their airtime to field their hatred filled threatening warnings to the Muslims , especially. So, what we are seeing today is what the Govi masters sowed in the past. They planted the seed of destruction long, long before. Its nearing 100 years old.

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              I wish we didn’t have to rake up caste issues, but if we do, there must at least be ACCURACY.

              I had always been led to believe that Henry Pedris was from the same family as Cyril Mathew, and that their caste was one of warriors known as “Wahumpura”. I’ve been shocked to hear the same lot described by some younger people as “Paddingtons” – in other words, they bandy such things about. Most young people don’t know, want to know, and don’t care, but it is obviously akin to racism. Even to religion. Some people like these boards, it is tied up with identity.

              I’ve recently been explaining quite a bit why I adopted my pseudonym. It was to re-assure the Tamils (through the content), and to force chauvinistic Sinhalese to understand that all whose primary family/ cultural identity is Sinhala do NOT consider this island to be home ONLY for the Sinhalese.

              I also recently stated that Chandrakeerthi de Fonseka, the father-in-law of Dr Indrajith Coomaraswamy, lived very close to my house, and that we had long chats. He explained to me that in the medieval social structure caste served a certain purpose. He said that he belonged to the “Hali” caste, [which was considered “low”]. I remember him asking an elderly man of the area, who had contested Parliamentary seats for the LSSP, why the hamlet close to Badulla was called “Hali-Ela”. He was told that the people who worked for the British on the railway line were from the “Hali” caste, and that many had settled there.

              Chandra was able to talk about the subject in that relaxed way because he was an extremely distinguished man: CCS, and later an International Civil Servant. He had transcended these petty concerns with status.

              When I wanted to correct, for another commenter, the name of his house to “Padmalaya” (built by his cousin Padma de Fonseka), the ten days had lapsed. I hope he sees this.

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                @ Sinhala_Man, The caste issue that these criminal scumbags, Govis have imposed on the entirety of the country, is very important. Because, that is the only reason that they use as a policy to decide to choose the leaders and these leaders are psychopathic, murderous and thieves in nature. Look, how they destroyed the country during their rule of 70+years…..at the time of the independence many other countries saw Ceylon as a role model to develop their own countries to emulate due to high standards that we had during those days in terms of education, civil service and so on. What hapened Soon after the independence? the racist, psychopathic criminals started their game of hunt D.S. Senanayake began implementing his plans as the opener to the evil Sinhala Only Agenda. As a Govi he was in line with the Zionist engineered agenda of divide and rule. The citizenship law he brought saw the much needed workers much wanted by the tea industry, the communities in the Tamil Indian origin people being sent away forcibly as the first step of the destructive Sinhala only project. He started the curse that we are enjoying today with blood. Then he started the colonization of the Tamil parts with state engineered programs, which is un ethical , unlawful and short sighted. It was designed to create the present day problems of ethnic violence and disunity that costed billions of rupees and the invaluable human resources that could have been used to the development of the nation but been used to pit one set of people against the other. That is the entry scene of the Govi hegemony. The curse that you and I and our future generation are paying for the rest of our and their lives. Then came the Evil Banda. This bastard wanted the divide to happen in a more sinister and on an instant level. He made the deadliest one with his Sinhala Only crypto Jewish language policy. The rest is history,… the blood, tears and terror filled history. Sirimavo,J R, Premadasa, DB, Chandrika, Mahinda and Maithree are all coming from this same Govi shit did their part in the accelarated destruction which is going on still.

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      This man will ruin the country to all ends, if he would have been given power.

      That they the people should have been made aware.

      [edited out]

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      Well said. The people should be cautious of this Murderer.

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      It is obvious that this government wants to throw the next election to Gota…

      Why do you think they are not going after the Rajapaksas Criminal network!!?

      The Rajapaksas have taken full advantage of this government to set themselves up for a comeback…

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      Any nation that supports these Rajapaksas Criminals who ran the White Van operations is not a friend of the Sri Lankan people and by standing by them they show the world they support terrorists…

      Let’s see who are the nations who support these criminal…

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      Why Gotabaya was absent in the drama of MR yesterday ? These men with Rajapakshe GENETICS are born greedy men.

      SAY S everything.

      God bless srilanka.

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      Gota, You should relax in 2018. You have no time to deal with matters of state. You will be going to jail for fraud and cold-blooded murder. Cheers!

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        Ben Hurling

        “You will be going to jail for fraud and cold-blooded murder. “

        Well you should know better who has the b***s to even arrest him leave alone punish him?
        I am sure you are aware of president’s outburst when high ranking officials were taken to courts.
        When push comes to shove he can always rely on his guardian angle Hindia.

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    American citizen cannot be President in Sri Lanka.
    Also what about the pending cases, including murder.

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      He has his cohorts and henchmen at all levels to push him up; he has tasted power and has no economic opening except Politics – he can lean his support according to times, than
      get back to a “petrol pump” livelihood? His dual Citizenship is no bar to leading a Political
      front? He knows how to use our Law & Order Custodians when necessary as evident thus far.

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    The guy would have done well in the Nazi SS, Gestapo, or the SD.
    He would have made himself the best of buddies with Heinrich Himmler, Reinhard Heydrich, Adolf Eichmann, Josef Goebbels, Martin Bormann and all the other SS scum.

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      But I don’t think he could have come up to the same class as Prabhakaran.

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    Simply logics .compare this person with JVP leader.AKD.
    Who is clever?
    Who is knowledgeable?
    Who is clean?
    Who is working hard?
    Who can be trusted more ?
    Who speaks with logics and wisdom?
    Who is dedicated to the country
    Who is good for leadership?
    It is 100% AKD?
    So vote for JVP for a change?

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      AKD has no what soever international experience.

      He is good promotion of Ani corruption within local bounderies, but the problem is lanken folks are no interested in anti corruption.

      Were they interested in anti corruption, last election would have given them 20 or more seats.

      Lankens folks and their thoughts and minds reflect by UNP and SLFP.

      No others will have chances in lanken population.

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        you are dead right

        Majority in lanken population = supporters for corruption, blatant lies, murderers ( best example, even today people are after MR murderers/rapists/tsunami embezzlers)

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        What international experience has got Gaota…
        ALD may not be fluent in English..
        But he got skills to learn so quickly.
        What we need talent and skills ..
        Honestly and sincerity

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          Exactly…. who needs an International experience? unless someone wants to learn how to loot from the Jew controlled west…. See, the Western countries are fully controlled and owned by the Jewish Zionist system that loot the third world countries with their IMF/World Bank evil monetary systems. If a country does not bind by their World Domination Power, then that country is pushed into a newly found (or engineered) conflict that slides into wars and wanton destruction that bleeds a nation of its wealth and needing more funds to fight the enemies which forces that country to borrow money —– from who???? from the IMF and the World bank. Then, slowly and surely they begin to control the population through the ELITES RULED governments that licks the dirty bums of the Jewish cabal that runs the world. Sri Lankan elites “GOVIGAMA” is one such evil scums and the traitors who does this dirty work for the Israel and its Zionist Agenda. The Islamophobic and Anti-Tamil programs of the state is a clear sign of this alliance with the evil Zionist system. I think, JVP can do a clean job better these two Zionist controlled Govigama Fake Sinhala Buddhist political parties (UNP, SLFP, JHU, MEP etc).

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            Radical Ideas:-
            “…Western Countries are fully controlled and owned by the Jewish Zionist System…”
            How true!
            …And the JZS is controlled by JZ Weapons Manufacturers!

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        Mr. Simon De Silva,

        It is not Lankan folks have no interest in anti corruption but rather they have much more pressing issues to be addressed over anti corruption practices. As the saying goes “you can’t teach a man if is not fed properly”.

        Sri Lanka needs to be on her feet again before she needs to do the cosmetic upgrades. Let us first help her get up. Then we can decide what we can do to make her look good.

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          Shenali

          As the saying goes “you can’t teach a man if is not fed properly”.

          Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime
          – Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie

          Alternatively one could import free rice from the moon.

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          Shenal “Let us first help her get up”

          Her(Sri Lanka’s) feet is tied to (a) heavy burden of international debt and (b) domestic corruption. she wont get up till the pain of (a) is eased. unfortunately (b) is is stronger and fighting back the treatment to ease (a) .

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      This comment was removed by a moderator because it didn’t abide by our Comment policy.For more detail see our Comment policy https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/comments-policy-2/

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      I would prefer to see reins in AKD hands, but failing that I would support Gota despite my past reservations on him, and above all FM Fonseka. I have had enough of UNPers of all sorts after the bond scam and betraying the country and its hard earned peace to foreigners and terrorists, and enough of jumping frogs in SLFP with no real strong policy of their own for the welfare of the country. Alas, Our SLK society is incapable of producing a leader of the calibre of Lee Kwan Yu but I would take a risk with Fonseka, AKD or Goto …….. Hopefully they would be attarctive to the greater electorate in the rural SLK.

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      Sinhalese pundit,

      1) Both seems to be clever individuals in their own right.
      2) GR shows that he has more practical knowledge than theoretical. AKD is just cunning and opportunistic.
      3) Both has allegations of corruption. Several UNP ministers have even claimed they have given AKD millions of ruppees
      4) I don’t know what you mean by working hard in political arena
      5) Trust is subjective
      6) GR has wisdom but he rarely speeks it out. AKD is neither have logic or wisdom. AKD is a prisoner of circumstances.
      7) GR is handsdown dedicated to Sri Lanka. He has shown this in practice.
      8) GR is the only true leaders when have seen recently.

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        7.. good one …..You mean like building memorials for their parents

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      S. pundit: I would agree with most of it but tell JVP to shed the outdated sickle&hammer and give up their unworkable marxist economic ideology. Then the people will rally around. otherwise no hope.

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      Singhalese pundit

      “So vote for JVP for a change?”

      You mean regime change once again with no change in substance. He is no different to any other party men.

      I read this quote somewhere:
      “Show Me Your Friend and I Will Show You Your Future.”
      I can see AKD’s future as you seem to be close to him.
      Poor AKD and JVP.

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    He is reading it off a script. Look closely.

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      Dolmiya : you are right. turn of the volume and watch the video.

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        Rajash

        How was your holiday?
        When you were in Colombo you should have met this racist war criminal and had a word or two.
        I wonder why this island produces more racists than honest intellectuals.

        Do we know what is the per capita Professors is?

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          Happy New Year Native Vedda.

          The holiday was great, sunshine, beech, arrack good sri Lankan food with family and friends what more can you ask for.

          Colombo is getting the Chinese treatment….all apartment are full of Chinese, working on port city, and Chinese run casinos and massage parlours that are cropping up along marine drive.

          Even Sri Lankan dishes are pushed to a corner for buffet in luxury hotels and prime places given to chinese dishes.

          Walking along Galle Face was strange. A new (Chinese) city is emerging on the horizon…all lights blazing down the new landscape .

          The old Parliament of Ceylon and the statue of SWRD, who laid the foundation for the destruction of Ceylon, is now dwarfed by the Chinese owned Shangri La hotel, the foundation for which was laid by MARA the then President of Sri Lanka.

          Entering the lobby of the new Shangri La Hotel itself is like entering the big belly of a great white elephant. So huge and hollow. Holiday season, so all the rooms are booked. The lobby is so crowded mainly Galle Face revellers popping in to take selfie.
          The Chinese flag is now flying at the Hambantota Harbour.
          For the next Independence Day celebration they may hoist the Chinese flag ant the independence square!

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        DOLMIYA & Rajash

        Please note Gota might have misunderstood the reason why he was awarded an Honourary Doctorate and its meaning. The honourary DSc award he received would have made him truly proud, made him lose his head, might have given the impression/illusion he was a learned person and he would have truly believed he was a learned person.

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          NV mate are you getting a little resentment of sorts for not having a doctorate of your own? Let me have your CV via Colombo Telegraph and I will see what I can do, perhaps arrange a doctorate through some ABCD university on Duplication Road.

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            wannihami

            “NV mate are you getting a little resentment of sorts for not having a doctorate of your own?
            Let me have your CV via Colombo Telegraph and I will see what I can do, perhaps arrange a doctorate through some ABCD university on Duplication Road.”

            Have you got one of your own? Let us see it please.

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    The word “Eliya” deserves to be replaced with the word “VASSIKILIYA” (Toilet). I wonder how many idiots of this country will be fooled by these murderers? I will not trust them to clean toilets. What a disgrace for the Sinhala alphabet and language to be used for this political gimmick. This entire message must be written in blood to educate our idiotic people that the true “SINHA-LEI” (Lion’s Blood) was sacrificed by our rural youth during and after the war. They paid the supreme sacrifice with their lives to liberate the country although we made the mistake in offering the country on a platter for these sociopaths to destroy. Where would this psycho’s be if not for the armed forces that even after the war was called upon to deliver and continued to sacrifice? I cannot count the number of clean up projects the civil defense forces (still the military) undertook countrywide to haul garbage and manage central garbage dumps, cleaning up the city and water ways to irradiate Dengue & Malaria, rescuing villages from earth slips, floods during natural disasters, protecting our fisherman and their livelihoods from poaching, trucking vegetables to off-set artificial shortage created by government mismanagement, delivery of essential consumer items like fuel during labour unrests, clean-up and upkeep of the Rajapaksha luxury villas, palaces, gardens, pools, underground meditation centers, their private property during the previous regime. The military supplied with essential labour and skills for construction projects to re-build the city and urban landscapes, historical structures, and other beatification projects. Although GR ordered to mobilized some of these projects, he clearly misused the military to be Rajapaksha private army. How can GR take credit for this? In any other civilized country, these murders will be rotting in prison.

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      I cant agree with you more.

      These men are born murdereres, blood suckers would fool the punnkau eating folks for an another term.

      Actually, people to be blamed for all the mess… and PVT media prostitutes such as Derana Hiru and other men that would do anything and everything if their charges are covered.

      Media mafia got mobilied by the current regime, since they have not introduced CODE of ethics.

      Derana should be banned in srilanke… if I had been the authority I would have collected enough wrongs … to corner them. I think they are murder supporters. So is Hiru sender too, they want their brother to be set free.

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      Most of their victims were terrorists. Most Srilankans love that!

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      Please do not mention the word ‘toilet’ for it may upset the e-Group.

      What is the e- Group? This Group belongs to the same category as e-mail, e-commerce, e- currency etc. These e-things do not have an physical existence and only exist as virtual things in the web.

      How can one recognize them? By the overuse of the letter e. They spell Lankan as Lanken, Jayatilaka as Jeyatilake and so on.

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      The Sinhala intelligentsia is the bane of Sri Lanka – look at the main
      supporter in Dayan. Are the Sinhala Leaders in the many Sinhala run Universities done anything to advance the outlook of the SB Voters? A know Murder bestowed with a Hon. Doctorate (probably by
      his University appointed henchmen) decide Gota as a Political Leader? He gained his new boots only upon the rise of his elder brother and he cannot do anything of his own. Let us not fool ourselves repeatedly.

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        Punchinilame, do not blame SB only. What did the Tamils do about Prabha’s rise to power? Those who tried were mercilessly eliminated. This has happened, not only to factions, as in our case, but to whole nations. Hitler of Germany, Mussolini of Italy, Former emperor of Japan, Stalin of the USSR are examples.

        Wijeweera, though he pretended to be fighting to throw out Indians, never killed a single Indian. Nor did he kill any prominent Sri Lankan politicians. Most of their victims were poor, helpless and unarmed people, who never fought against them. Their crime was not following some silly order of the JVP 100%. A certain young CEB driver at Talangama CEB was killed was killed because he reported for work during a strike called by JVP. Some were killed for switching on lights in their homes. My cousin a lawyer, was killed because he was a UNPer. Ven Kotikawatte Saddhatissa, a great Dharma Kathikacharya was killed for no apparent reason.

        In the case of Prabha, it was much worse. Starting with Durayappa he killed many prominent Tamil politicians. Forced conscription was used. Children were made to join the LTTE against parental wishes. A certain Tamil Don of the University designed and oversaw the construction of his bomb proof bunker in the North.

        The worst crime of Prabha was not committed against Sinhalese, but against the Tamils themselves. A whole generation of brave and smart Tamil youth were sacrificed on the altar of Eelam. This was a big loss to the whole nation. I personally know the dedicated service Tamils can give in many fields. All that was lost. The only ones who gained are Sinhalese and Tamils who ran away to greener pastures as refugees like the e-refugees.

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    Gotabaya Goes for Scholarly Visual!

    Only the scholarly is visual.
    Even that is fake……”Appealing to Sinhala masses with English books in the back ground?”
    This is taking the concept of “Sinhala Modaya” to a new extreme limit ……and that by an extreamist Sinhalease politician.

    Is he implying that the Sinhala masses cant distunigush between Sinhala books and English Books
    or
    is he imlying that the Sinhka masses will be impressed that Gota can read English now?

    ps apologies for spell check….CT turned it off

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      “Only The Scholarly is visual”
      I mean to say the scholarly is only visual. “apparent” and not real

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      This is a good one…..ha,ha,ha….
      These GOVIGAMA scumbags, Rajapakse family looters cannot read and write. People write for them…even their speeches. Most of the implemented projects and organizing of the racist pogroms against the minorities are done by a team of super criminals who are working behind the scenes. They have Israeli/US advisors to give them ideas on how to destroy the country. JHU/ Champika Ranawaka is a planner of pogroms, the burning of minority properties and harassing laws and rules are his work he does along with his BBS, Ravana Balakaya, Sinha-Ley, Mahasona etc.. The looting subjects are given to other professional thieves who are in white coats and black coats. The Lawyers and Judges are some of these planners who plan things for the RAJAPAKSES. The entire Govigama Criminal Elites give maximum protection and cover for their brethren to do what they like. If not, then the country will be taken over by the more patriotic true citizens of this country running for the Presidency. So, the GOVIGAMA media (Lankadeepa, Divaina, Derana, Swarnavahini, TNL, Mawbima) have to put at least one item denigrating the Muslims or the Tamils to keep the mind controlled Sinhala Masses on the racism line…blinded.

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      You criticize Gota for trying to be scholarly and you give the excuse that spell check is off? Gimme a break!

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    Dayan Jayatilake wants his books back.

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      That was funny Burt. and it even brought out a little chuckle in me. Even his reading off a script without displaying any emotions appears bogus and insincere. I wonder how far these crooked politicians would go to hoodwink the masses. I would really like to see his impromptu performance in a challenging debate, to judge his tenacity and temperament to hold that post as President. That alone might even turn-out to be his own undoing.

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      Burt

      Any chance of Sirisena/Ranil promoting this former National Hangman from mere Colonel to a General.
      With all those books behind him, don’t you think he is qualified to be a thinking man’s general, perhaps another Field Marshal?

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        NV:
        I think Sirisena has a deal with the hangman. Will do anything to be in power. One reason for the bond commission and timing of the report. Lets see what he has to say today, I don’t expect anything material but will have enough hot air to fool the idiots at the ballot.

        Reference to those books what came to my mind was. “This guy has gone from stacking cigarette packets at 7 Eleven to stacking books.

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    The disqualification that he left the Army in combat cannot be easily forgotten or erased. Why he left will come to light when candidacy is declared.

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    Just another Rajapaksa:

    “http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2012/01/08/rajapaksa-dynasty-and-their-education-qualification-saga/”

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    It is possible to rent-a-crowd, rent-goons, rent an-assassin, rent a van, rent-a-penthouse and a myriad of other things. Now rent-a-bookself (books extra!) will take off. Why do we associate books with scholarship?
    Over GR’s left shoulder is a book FAUST. Faust, a character from a German legend, is a charlatan who is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, which leads him to make a pact with the Devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures.
    Over GR’s right shoulder is SLAVES…. Speaks for itself!
    GR is unleashing the Faustian Devil – the language/religion-divide.
    GR does not talk about corruption
    He seems to relish a war yet again.
    The ball is in our (the Lankan silent majority) court now.
    GR has lot of cheer-leaders including from armed services, police and in the media.

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    I can see one book is ted bundy the famous serial killer.Another says how to commit the perfect murder.another is politics,the art of the possible.He must be thinking of entering politics.unless you have sharp eyesight you won’t be able to read these titles.another is of sharks.Practical man.

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      shankar

      Thanks for your observation.
      Do you see a copy of “The illustrated edition of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
      (UDHR), published by the United Nations in English?
      _
      Do you think Dr Gota (DSc) would have borrowed those books and shelf from your poster boy Black and Decker the author, patriot, literary giant, dead body tosser, brave heart army man, Tamil hater, ………………………..?

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    At the time he was lording it over everyone, the Defence Ministry website stated that GR worked as a Network Administrator while in the US. But others have claimed that he worked as a sales assistant at 7 to 11 and as a gas station attendant pumping fuel. Will someone enlighten me on this?

    Whatever it is, GR can never pass himself off as an intellectual. There is a proverb in Tamil that goes like this:
    “However valiantly a Turkey may try to dance, it can never be a Peacock.”

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    Another interesting book on the shelf which caught my eye was”Faust” which I blieve could be about the legendary Faust, immortalized in Goethe’s play of the same name. Central to the legend of Faust, which has many versions, is the deal Faust was said to have made with the devil, who comes to him the guise of a friar named Mephistopheles.

    According to traditional Christian belief at the time about witchcraft, a pact with the devil occurs between a person and Satan or a lesser demon. In such a pact the devil seduces a person to offer his or her soul in exchange for diabolical favours. Those favours vary according differing versions of the story, but these include youth, knowledge, wealth, fame, and/or power.

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    Roar of the Great Lion: The Lion has just roared and the cowardly wild dogs, jackals and other lowly predators are shivering in fear. I have not listened to Gota’s speech, but I don’t have to. A picture is worth a thousand words and a picture of a cabinet full of books has to be worth a million words.

    The writing is on the wall, loud and clear. The second offensive to save Sri Lanka for the sake of all true Sri Lankans, irrespective of race, religion and other divisions is about to begin. The first concentrated on the local elements. The second one is going to be against the external elements.

    The jackals are criticizing Gota’s literary tastes. Perhaps they have not heard the saying by Einstein, “Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” Gota may not be reading works of Sartre, Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Faust et al. a lot, but he is using his brain a lot, and if you think that makes him a fool, then just remind yourselves about what happened to Prabha, about whose literary tastes we know little – may be because there was not much to know.

    Sirisena and Ranil are trying to appease the Tigers without knowing that “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile – hoping it will eat him last.” (Winston Churchill). Premadasa and Ranil tried to appease the Tigers and failed miserably, with Premadasa having been eaten up by the crocodile – not last – but as an appetizer.

    We have peace now and our country is one of the safest ones. But that is not enough. We have to ensure that it is a long lasting peace. “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” (George Washington). That is what Gota has in mind.

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      @Babloo you are spot on. Gota’s very apt message is being trampled upon by those barking up the wrong tree. Even if he did not have a university education Gota has a vision for the nation, which he amptly demonstrated by supporting the defence forces unreservedly during the last 5-years of the war. He is critical of traitors that are currently in power and those whose allegiance is to Tamil Nadu undermining the peace and the integrity of the nation that was hard won after 30-years. If educated people cannot understand that simple message, their education has not been even at the kindergarten level, and their degrees are not worth the paper on which they were written.

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    When rogues, murderers, and rapists try to become Presidents in a country, one can be sure that the country has gone to dogs.

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    There are two sides of the coin. Firstly a person, famous in several directions of “achievement” now crying foul over Constitutional reforms. His call only makes those who fought the LTTE face to face, very bitter with the MS+RW combine. It is unfortunate that he and the other Rajapakse’s, alleged to have engaged in criminal activities are not yet facing the brunt of it, because no court case has yet come up. I am not really concerned about the “light” that somebody is attempting to shed and in my opinion is not that news-worthy. After all the man must occupy himself, politically, and this type of activity may keep him “alive”. The second side is all important, that is with all the effort taken to bring in a new constitution, will there be the desired amity and happiness among all the communities to call our selves as Sri Lankan? What concerns me is that in trying to tinker with the basic law of the land will there be more problems than solutions? When the JR constitution was promulgated many in the opposition allegged that we were creating an autocratic president. Ironically the very UNP’ers who rejoiced the JR revolution got a taste of their own medicine at the hands of Jarapassa. After many years it is JR’s “nephew” (RW) who is mooting the change, having said “AYE” to his “Uncle’s” masterpiece. Can anyone out line the current issues and expplain why the current basic law cannnot provide a solution and show how the proposed basic law will provide a solution to the current issues.

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    Just because a picture is taken in front of books a person does not become educated. Remember he Got-A-Baya (baya hinda) he ran away to USA in the height of LTTE war. What a cardboard worrier he is|!

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      Michael Faraday: Education is important and helpful, but not indispensable when someone really wants to do things. Michael Faraday, a great scientist, who was too poor to have a formal school education, discovered the laws of electromagnetic induction and invented things such as the electric motor, generator and the Faraday cage. It is ironical that Faraday also had some connection with a large number of books like Gota here because he worked as a bookbinder’s assistant, though I am not suggesting that Gota is another Faraday.

      Marconi, another uneducated person like Faraday, was the first to transmit a radio signal across the Atlantic. All the scientists at the time insisted that this is impossible because the signals would be absorbed by the Earth as they have to pass through solid earth due to the curvature of earth. However, not understanding what they were saying, Marconi went ahead and successfully transmitted a signal from England that was received in America.

      It is not that the scientists were wrong. It was found that the signals got reflected from the ionosphere (up to ten unknown) and did not have pass through earth.

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        Babloo no point in trying to straighten out crooked dogs tails; it is against the nature. If Gota decides to cast away his US citizenship and contest for presidency, there would be a mass swell of public support for him despite the opinions of few CT bloggers that don’t even have a vote in SLK. Who would get egg on their faces then would have to yet to be seen. The vast majority of electorate may have not even heard of or read CT or lanka e-News to be influenced otherwise; they vote from their hearts and emotions. It is the reality.

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          thrishu

          ” there would be a mass swell of public support for him despite the opinions of few CT bloggers that don’t even have a vote in SLK.”

          Congratulations, for being appointed the clan’s royal astrologer, replacing the former, Sumanadasa Tilak Abeygunawardena.
          I wish you well.

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          Thrishu, you are right about the dog tails. These Tamil and Sinhala refugees who are alienated from the country and it is their pastime to bash it up at every opportunity. One can understand the Tamils doing it but what I cannot understand is why the Sinhala refugees do it. I suspect that money is involved here. They are getting paid by the Tamil activists.

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    A cupboard showing the numerous skeletons should also have been shown on the side to make the picture complete. Bensen

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    Gota reading books? hahahahahahahahahaha.

    These are all comic books!

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    Hi Radical & Sinhala Man,

    A few comments on caste. All Fonsekas are majority Karawe and a few Goigama as Thombus prove. Portuguese and Spanish speakers had Fernando and Fonseka as a first name. Read the family tree of Ranil’s mom or her younger brother Ranjith Wijewardena (Tudugallage Tennekoon etc.)

    D.R.Wijewardena Ranil’s maternal g.f. disinherited his older son Seevalee completely as he married out of caste. In the 19th C. there are many publications on KaraveVs Goigama , Salagama and Durave and vice versa in every way.
    To understand the SUPERIORITY OF KARAVES go to our Karave Caste website where greatnesses of Prabha+Fonseka+Daluwatte+Shavindra and many others are shown.
    In 1936 Council Elections when Dudley contested Keerthiratne Sir John arranged thugs to attack people distributing K’s pamphlets. Siiya Mudalali , K’s father who was the Banana King of Rambukkana ,though a “PADU” caste person got helicopters to distribute them instead. Remember, thuggery and misuse of power was there then too.

    Sir Baron Jayatilaka’s ( a Goigama) favorite was H.W. Amarasuriya (A Karawe) , State Council Minister , Philanthropist and Buddhist worker to succeed him as President of the YMBA. He organized that to happen after his death only because Amarasuriya was the most deserving, and if he resigned earlier, there would have been many interfering with the selection.

    Sir Oliver told Dr N.M. Perera that he did not want the next Senior who happened to be a Salagamaya, who was C.P.de Silva to form a Govt and wait until the latter returned from U.K. Instead he invited the next Senior SLFP’er Dr W.Dahanaike to form the caretaker Govt. See how people of knowledge and experience reacted in National issues. And he had the audacity to tell it to Dr N.M. later. He and Sir John both got caught to foreign exchange frauds.

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    Hi,Radical & Sinhala man,

    Reference your comments above. Caste system is a dirty one we recd from Indian Hindu Brahmins later when Buddhism which rejected the caste system became mixed with Hindu practices like, Katharagama, Bara-Hara, Hindu Nirvanaya, Karmaya and Punaruthpaththiya in the same form entering Rational Buddhist (Kalama Sutra, Thevijja and Brahmajala Sutras) thought and spoiling it.

    Duenuge Edward Henry Pedris was very rich Wahumpura like the Mathews and Porolis Fernandos. They say many hailed from Wanawasala, Kelaniya. Those who were in Colombo and suburbs supplied goods to ships that came to Colombo and Galle harbours as chandlers. At one time they were farmers, then TRUSTED Royal Chefs to the King or BATHVADANA KULAYE ATHTHO. They were dukganna food tasters to the king to show that the king will not be poisoned, at one time they prepared hakuru and sweet meats. So the caste became Hakuru caste.
    Premadasa and A,E,Gunasinghe were non Goigamas. That is why Gamini and Lalith laughed at Premadasa’s English and pronunciation openly. What would they have done if instead of JR, the broken English and mispronounced English speaking, Middle School Dropout ( according to SWRD cited by Elmo Gooneratne) Hon. D.S. Senanayake the 1st P.M. and Father of the Nation (Lake House Gp} was the P.M. Anagarika Dharmapala and Hevawitharanes are also non Goigamas with Durawe connections.

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    Welcome to the Sinhala TRUMP!

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