27 November, 2022

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Maithripala Sirisena Trashes Colombo

President Maithripala Sirisena claimed that political garbage from all parts of the country ends up in Colombo, adding to the waste already in the city.

Maithripala Sirisena

Addressing a gathering at an event today (March 2), Sirisena made a clear distinction between the city and the village, and especially Colombo and other parts of the country, implying that all the ills of the country are inexorably drawn to Colombo, leaving the countryside pristinely pure.

He was particularly dismissive of the media, especially television, claiming ‘if you watch television in the evening you might think that we don’t even have a country.’

The President vowed not to heed criticism from the media but said he would continue to serve the people and especially the farming community through unnamed programmes whose implementation is to be expedited.

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    While MY3 is talking about the mess he is in, Ravi borunayake had talked about the liabilities of Sirikotha they had in books at the time they came into the govt. It is the one who gave the Nikelodean lecture who is doing the accounts and Sirikotha owned Not 30,000 lakhs but 30,000 Crores. He had said we paid all and KOHOMADA APE WEDA. that is how he presented it. It is said, money is not just anywhere but in a house of our own but in the far north where they say dilki Bhat, Uski Bhat…..

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      Namal Rajafucksa says Srilanka is a Sinhala Buddhist country to BBC. What a racist!

      https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=542823249450218&set=gm.1997690187147227&type=3&theater

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        look who is talking about racist. you are an anti-BBS terrorist.

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          All civilized people are anti-BBS.

          Are you pro-BBS?

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        Fathima

        That’s mainly because foreigners had identified it as a Sinhala Buddhist country in the past.
        They’d been the majority & had been responsible in making Sri Lankan culture based on Buddhist teachings.
        It’s Sinhalese who built lakes, irrigation systems, architecture that amazed international community.
        During that time Tamils who had migrated from India due to close proximity lived in northern part & hadn’t contributed directly to any form of development though some bogus prominent groups now claim that Sinhalese learnt it from them.

        Have you ever noticed ancient irrigation systems to challenge Sri Lankan systems in Tamil Nadu or any part of India.
        Muslims also arrived in friendly manner enjoying kindness & hospitality of Sinhala Buddhists & have been living enjoying equal rights that no other country would have offered.
        It’s correct that when foreigners are welcomed in that way the society becomes multi-cultural but it’s very sad that the same people who’re here due to the humanity of majority now challenging the idea Sri Lankan identity as Sinhala Buddhist country even though even today the majority are Sinhala Buddhists.

        Fathima, don’t try to destroy the dignity of the very people who offered your community the refuge when they wanted it.

        Your own Allah (if real) won’t give you mercy for that crime even if you pray till your throat becomes blood throughout the day.

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          Real Revolutionist

          “That’s mainly because foreigners had identified it as a Sinhala Buddhist country in the past.”

          Could you give us the names of those who identified this island as Sinhala/Buddhist country.

          “They’d been the majority & had been responsible in making Sri Lankan culture based on Buddhist teachings.”

          What is the culture that you believe based on Buddhist teaching? Please give us some examples of Buddhist way of life.

          “It’s Sinhalese who built lakes, irrigation systems, architecture that amazed international community.”

          Can you cite evidence for the above. Have you heard of eminent professors
          R A L H Gunawardana, Osmund Bopearachchi, Gananath Obeysekere, …………. ? If you haven’t please start reading their published papers.

          I admire your creative typing.

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          who has identified this country as Sinhala Buddhist.? Please keep us informed

          It is better to look at today’s realities rather than harping on the so-called glories of the past. Is it not true that the Sinhalese have already made a mess of SL even after 70 years from independence making it a almost a pariah state? Future of SL only depends on multicultural and mulit ethnic SL and not on majoritarianism which has been a bane on SL

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        Racist in action is worse than by words. This what the majority of the Sinhalese do. Hence Namal must be congratulated for speaking he Truth.

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        Im a christian, but I accpet the fact that we live in a sinhala buddiat country. Those who dont are the real racists that trying to change the hysterical facts

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          Hysterical indeed!

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    President Maithripala Sirisena was conned to come into this palce. HE was manoevering among some Hyenas including the JAckal Opposition and Bank robber gang who mad a 19th amendment of strange kind. PM can not be fired, Cabinet can not be changed or something, there can not be no confidence votes against the PM or the govt or something like that. So, the govt goes until middle of the 2019. I heard President now is called Bokudira.

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    Maithripala Sirisena

    ” implying that all the ills of the country are inexorably drawn to Colombo, leaving the countryside pristinely pure.”

    Yes true starting with yourself, your brother, your son, …….. all your past and present MPs, all the ministers past and present, all crooks, most of your security forces chiefs, your hero war criminals, most of your state functionaries, most of your political allies as well as enemies, all utterances of Mahasanghas, …….

    Also foreign Trashes end up here on duel citizenship, as commentators, HLD M, srinathan.gunaratnam, …………….. we have a tradition of receiving foreign religions, languages, food, culture, art, kallathinies load of stupid people, ……………..,

    Well done Mr President.
    Have you noticed “Garbage in Garbage out.”
    You are too busy protecting war heroes, war criminals, crooks, fraudsters, ……………

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      NV – Well said. I hope our Sillysena can read and understand your comment. This equally applies to the Rajafucksha and cronies.

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      NV:
      In Sinhalese they say even if the mouth lies the tongue does not. His talking with experience they have brought garbage to Colombo for generations.

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        Burt

        “His talking with experience they have brought garbage to Colombo for generations.”

        Don’t you think he is rediscovering fire, wheel, zero, earth is not flat, the rest of the planets don’t revolve around earth, ……………….

        He is going to teach us sun rises from the east and sets in the west.

        Rather he should get on with the jobs for which he was elected in 2015.

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      Give him some credit for admitting what majority of the Sri Lankans known for years he is inferring 99% of the blood sucking parasite’s are now in the Colombo Parliament. About the countryside left pure by the movement of parasites to Colombo MS been a man of the village finally admitting albeit in underhand way that his move to Colombo had the same effect in his village as well.

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      You have hit the nail right on the head, I too wanted to sat something similar. Hats off to you.

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      This is a fight with himself.

      One part of Sirisena is fighting with another part of Sirisena.

      This is what happens when you try to live on tricks……….. you end up tricking yourself ………

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    My3″….if you watch television in the evening you might think that we don’t even have a country.’”

    According to some Sinhala racist here on CT its the Tamils who don’t have a country.

    Now My3 Claims that he get the impression that Sri Lankans on the whole doesn’t have a country.

    Does he know something? is he dwelling in to the future?…
    i.e. has MaRa sold out to the Chinese ?

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    Look where MS started and then ended up and you will see that he is right.

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    Very true.

    The Colombo Thuppahi gangs lead by the expats Yippe Yippe Yai, Yai CBK, & Batalande RW, Samaraweera,, Ravi K, Royalist Mafia, Bond Scammers Mahendran and Aloysius have ruined the country. As soon as they leave and go back to UK, and Singapore and join their LTTE sympathizers and friends, SL can start recovering. I hear RW is in Singapore. Lets hope he stays there..

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    Oh, so Ranil’s Zeitgeist movement is to be for Colombo, and Ancient Heritage (courtesy Sirisena) is to be for the countryside!

    To combat the severe imbalance between city and rural, Masses will have to work even harder as low-grade workers in the Middle East and Singapore. It will be the death of the sacred farming villages. “Suburban” tenement housing of the Middle-Eastern slaves will be all that’s left of our ancient land.

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      Mind you, Ranil’s Zeitgeist ideology is about socializing wealth for the rich, and nobody else but the rich + alt-lifestyles+robots.

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        + division into thirds to make the Zeitgeist implementation easier.

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    Now we know how Polonnaruwa got pristinely clean…

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    I think President must appoint Sarath Fonseka as the LAW and order minister.

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    President Maithripala Sirisena

    “President Maithripala Sirisena claimed that political garbage from all parts of the country ends up in Colombo, adding to the waste already in the city.”

    Yes. that includes you, the Gama-Rala, who wants to be the Rata-Rala, while all the crooks, former and new crooks, are having a field day.

    Why are you opposing the Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka. BEING THE LAW AND ORDER MINISTER. who is the real Hero who cleaned up LTTE and VP, from cleaning UP THE OLD CROOKS AND THE NEW CROOKS?

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    Just like him!

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    Sillysena knows he is kaput..
    Dr Ranil.s main game always has been to make Colombo the power base of the rich UNP Vellas and their LTTE Diaspora associates…
    They have become flithy Rich in just under 3 years .
    Look at the Rents and Real Estate prices they pay, and the life styles they live after, Dr Ranil’s Yahapalanaya kicked in.
    While the Baiyaas in the Villages can’t even afford to buy a Coconut in one piece.
    And our Baiyaas expressed their feeling about this pathetic preferential treatment by decimating Sillysena’s vote base.
    Now Silly is trying every trick in his tool kit trying to hoodwink the rural poor.
    While Dr Ranil and his Robber Barons are making more and more in their merry way .
    And an arrogant Dr Ranil is even using his new title, to provide UNP thugs to work along side Pujitha ‘s puppies to belt the shit out of poor farmers, who are trying to protect their livelihood from Mallika and Mangi’s Foreign invaders..

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    The man is becoming sensitive. Where does freedom of speech and expression fit into this tirade against the media? YAHAPALANAYA rhetoric is good when you want the people’s vote, but once you get into office all those lofty principles go out through the window. You are a manipulative, conniving , dishonest man who does not deserve to be President of Sri Lanka. You don’t seem to represent anything or anybody other than your own family. You will despised as a Nowhere Man.

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      The Beatles, Percy, as you will well know ?

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    This will be treated with the contempt it deserves, coming from a tainted man, unfit to be President, just like his predecessor and his Prime Minister.
    But, the glimmer of truth in it must be considered. Neoliberal policies, advocated on the basis that it is practised in Singapore, have not succeeded. They have, as in other countries, produced very rich people at the top, greedy and grasping for more through corruption, outdoing the corruption of the previous lot. Going back to the old ways of a peasant economy is not a bad idea for Sri Lanka. Singapore succeeds because it is a meritocracy, run by able Chinese and Tamils and Malays, without racism. It is not a neoliberal economy as the state runs every successful endeavour, the Development Bank of Singapore, Keppel Shipyard, The MRT system, the Straits Times, Singapore Airlines and the list goes on. It is an authoritarian, developmental state based more on public ownership of many essential services as well as commercial business. Let us not have advisors from Singapore who simply talk in terms of neoliberal solutions which have failed to deliver in Sri Lanka but can be made use of by the corrupt politicians on both sides.

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    If what he suggest is that we go back to our roots in a peasant, agricultural economy, there is much to be said for it. Our Buddhist heritage will support such a move. We will go away from the glitzy life of the rich people who got their wealth largely through corrupt means. There are movements like Via Campesina which advocate an agriculture based society which we were. The continuation of the Rajapaksa/Wickremasinghe type of economy requires the exploitation of the poor and those in the villages. There is a case for ending it. My3 lacks the vision or the leadership qualities to pull it off but if he means and understands what he says, there may be a beginning.

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    Good one, Mr. President, very true.
    Pass the next Presidency to someone hailing from a village. Make sure it doesn’t go to Colombo’s elite crooks.

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      Mr. President Sirisena,

      You need to make sure the villagers were not trained by the Colombo elite schools like Royal College and St. Thomas College. That way, you can make sure they learn Pali and Sinhala and knows all the Jataka Kathas., and believes that the Sun goes around the Earth, and keep paring to trees and statutes., and use the Kattadiyas and Astrologers quite frequently.

      Why not use IQ and guts, along with trust worthiness, when the average IQ , 79, of the Paras in the Land of Native Veddah Aethho, illegally occupied by the low IQ Paras, as a measure to sort out , those who are suitable from the idiots.

      National IQ Scores – Country Rankings Singapore IQ is 108

      https://photius.com/rankings/national_iq_scores_country_ranks.html

      Is the IQ of 108 the reasons the Para Idiots keep going to Singapore to reduce their stupidities?

      Yes. the Para-Sinhala, the Para-Tamils, the Para -Muslims and others are Paras on the Land of Native Veddah Aethho.

      Mitochondrial DNA history of Sri Lankan ethnic people: their relations within the island and with the Indian subcontinental populations

      https://www.nature.com/articles/jhg2013112

      Through a comparison with the mtDNA HVS-1 and part of HVS-2 of Indian database, both Tamils and Sinhalese clusters were affiliated with Indian subcontinent populations than Vedda people who are believed to be the native population of the island of Sri Lanka.

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    If the President does not want political garbage he should not take garbage decisions. Why is he not appointing Sarath Fonseka and Minister of Law and Order? President is the major contributor today of Political Garbage.

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      Fonseka is garbage pit in the parliament.

      President sir, please take the UNP leadership to remove him. People didn’t vote this fellow.

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    I think MY3 is showing signs that he is loosing balance. All, today in Sri Lanka, take to politics, to make hay while the sun shines. What do we hear of his great daughter? Is it any better than the former presidential princes? Ill gotten money and immoral conduct. The only difference is that there is no open “Lamborghini” show. Axcellency! For our sake please don’t make us feel that our vote to you on Jan 8, 2015 was an utter waste. Don’t make us feel that we were taken for a ride. During the remainder of your term do at least just a handful things so that people will remember you for that.

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    Sirisena’s last effort of appointing Fonseka as Law and order Minister will finish off SLFP and Sirisena We salute Ranil for his political games as the most shrewd politician in SL.

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    MS could have done a good job, if he took timely action to punish Rajapakses. Letting them and their Hora Nadaya (J O) loose created most of these problems in the country.

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    Hon. H.E, The flood gates have been opened and the tall standing ones will drown as the others are learning to swim with muck and baggage. Pl. wipe out muck and baggage so some clean ones will take over and may be you too, unhindered by karmic for which RW stayed and MR ran to Tirupathi.for judgment between 2.

    Both Olympus and the Indian pantheon have their own problems. But the longer you delay SAITM from completing MBBS in KDU exams. as you have ordered, the more time to create loss of votes and gather momentum. This group sat all exams. together and need to complete together as one batch. No discrimination in state.
    Need to stop GMOA from starting an illegal private medical school with SAITM owner to send part of SAITM to Russia and divide the spoils, but fail them at ERPM on their return. If this injustice is allowed, the full force of karmic legality will be seen at coming elections. We appreciate your awareness, but pl. take action or seek Higher Edu. advice and complete issue

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    President Sirisena, Comparing what you said in election rallies and what you are doing after the election I am wondering whether you are serving the interests of the people in Sri Lanka or the interests of Donald Trump, Theresa May, Narendra Modi, Tamil Diaspora and International NGOs funded by western countries to implement their agendas?

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    At last Sirisena has spoken some sense. Colombo is full of garbage mainly because of unwanted Tamils, MuSlims and other non Sinhalese deviants. They all support the UNP which is a party that no longer represents the Sinhalese. Now we have a Burgher woman as Mayor. The UNP gives all the important posts to Tamils who are making money out of the Sinhalese and now wanting a separate state. All this is the work of Yahapalana traitors. My Sinhala. Brothers please note this when you vote next time.We don’t want the Tamil or Muslim vote. Demala votes and jambalaya votes are contaminated.

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      In a forward looking country which RESPECTS the individual, this person would be mercilessly derided for referring to people via their ethnicity.

      With persons of this calibre we will surely have the same social problems we still have, a 100 years from now.

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      Sinhala only

      “At last Sirisena has spoken some sense”

      Are you being serious.
      Sirisena is breathing down every state official’s neck preventing them from carrying out their own responsibilities. As usual he blames garbage. He forgets he too is a garbage from village, spent lot of time with many crooks and war criminals, had served crooks, had string coppers with crook in chief, ………….. He should make an effort to learn from the half naket fakir:

      “If you want to change the world, start with yourself.”
      ― Mahatma Gandhi

      “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
      ― Mahatma Gandhi

      First let him say sorry for his son’s behaviour in Colombo, then say sorry for taking him to UNO as if it was a family trip, say sorry to the desperate women in the North for breaking his promise, ….

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    “……… all the ills of the country are inexorably drawn to Colombo, leaving the countryside pristinely pure.”

    The reason for this is excessive centralization of control. The remedy for this problem is Devolution of Power to the provinces. Then the buck will not be passed on to Colombo.

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    ado,don’t come to colombo ah.

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    Let me offer a slightly different view.

    With the prevailing thrust into engaging with the world for increased commerce, and every other possible opprtunity, you need sophistication of thinking and action which matches the rest of the world – an art that is at present essentially colombo-centric. The thrust requires Politicians too to deliver the same level of sophistication. Ranil can measure up, Maithri doesn’t even know where to begin. Therein lies the nub.

    In short, sad to say, MAITHRI AND RANIL seem very much the perfect mismatch.

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    H.E not heeding criticism is a great step. We are on the correct path. GMOA pressure needs to be ignored with regard to SAITM transfer to KDU which needs to be done as one legal group having passed same medical exams. together. No uni in the world starts discriminating them at that stage except the insane
    GMOA illegal private med.school in liason with SAITM owner and his CEO with financial transaction of 5 lakhs to be bribed into AP for distribution for sending some SAITM for Russian degree needs FCID investigation. The entire SAITM group were govt. approved for a local MBBS. They are not going to RUSSIA, even if all the GMOA hospitals go on strike. AP contempt of court case should remand him for bribery and corruption. H.E says political garbage but this is academic garb. too. KDU is military and law must be obeyed and order maintained.

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    Dear Mr. MY3,

    Whenever you address, do it as a president, not as a minister of agriculture. Always complain, without finding a solution. This is even worse and make no sense, how can you control the political garbage ending up in Colombo when the villagers with inherited stupidity by generations have no idea what is garbage and what is not?

    Stupidity is an inherited disease that cannot be cured through conventional education or training. SL is the best sample.

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    It is sad that city folk use brains for murder and robbery, sodomy, hifi meaningless lifestyles while the village folk have both biased TV and temple priest input. They must use brains to think what is right but most don’t use them. Instead they are inclined to mob mentality, follow your leader, indecisive, unfulfilled, poverty accepting existence from birth to death, hoping for a better reincarnation. How stupid is this considering that animals don’t willfully sin but only reflex action without karmic cycles, but could be indwelt by demon spirits which attack humans who are insecure. Garbage should not be a problem in a village

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