29 January, 2020

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Sirisena Asked To Make Mahinda A ‘Lee Kuan Yew’, Chandrika Opposed

According to sources close to President Maithripala Sirisena‘s camp, a secret opinion poll carried out regarding the upcoming General Elections has indicated that the United National Party is poised to win it, with the Mahinda Rajapaksa ‘SLFP Snubs’ group coming second and followed by the Sirisena led coalition third.

Maithripala MahindaIn order to prevent this from happening, a high profile team of advisors to President Maithripala Sirisena has proposed a three fold package to deliver a different outcomes from that predicted in the poll.

The three fold package is as follows:

1. To offer former President Mahinda Rajapaksa a high status Eminent Person’s role similar to that enjoyed by the late first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore and former US President Bill Clinton.

2. To appoint MP Namal Rajapaksa as one of the Deputy Presidents of the SLFP.

3. To withdraw all charges against the Rajapaksas and gradually drop them altogether.

However according to sources close to the former President Chandrika Kumaratunga‘s camp, she was not happy with this arrangement. Her supporters are said to be planning to perform bodhi poojas island-wide over a period of ten day to commemorate her 70th birthday which falls on the 29th of June. She was born in 1945.

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    MR is not a fit and proper person even to clean and polish Lee Kuan Yew’s boots!

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      Do you realise that the person who arse you are kissing was a DICTATOR?

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        Hey Pete, do YOU realize that the person whose arse your head is stuck up in is a corrupt felon, who has been ripping off the country and feathering his and his near and dear ones’ nests, in addition to all the other shit that made the majority of citizens to dump him?

        What’s your excuse for wanting him back?

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          What is this BORU poll?! And why is President Sirisena talking with the corrupt and criminal Mahinda Jarapassa and his corrupt cronies at all?
          Sirisena should ignore Jarapassa and the corrupt SLFP-UPFA that surround him.

          The best outcome of the election would be for UNP to form a minority government with the Sirisena SLFP group, so that Ranil Wickramasinghe and his corrupt clowns, Karu and Arjuna Mahendran could be kept in check and Mehndran fired.

          Civil society in Lanka seems to have gone to sleep now. Civil society needs to pressure both the UNP and SLFP and all parties to give nominations to
          1. Women and YOUNGER GENERATION and clean non-corrupt invividuals
          2. Carry out voter education campaign to tell voters to vote for women, young non corrupt representatives and clean out the filth old lot that now runs the Diyawenna Parliament of corrupt and uneducated criminals, morons, and clowns..

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          @Tripper

          So let us agree that he is such a corrupt felon. In which case it should be quite easy to bring charges against him and prove them and appropriate punishment meted out

          Yet, NOTHING has happened that bears even a remote resemblance to that, despite the creation of FCID’s and Committees with much pomp and ceremony

          Why is that ? Either they cannot prove anything – in which case what you have is pure speculation and rumor – OR Yahapalanaya does not wish to do anything about it – which makes them as complicit and corrupt as the the guys that came before

          And notice how it is only people from the previous administration who are brought to book ? Current Administration incumbents are found not guilty and discharged with indecent haste

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        Peter:
        Lee Kwan Yew was a dictator but he and his family didn’t STEAL millions from Singapore. We understand that you are one of those who has been getting remittances from the Rajas for your “services” to them overseas. True or false?

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        Peter Casie Chetty

        “Do you realise that the person who arse you are kissing was a DICTATOR?”

        Some Singaporeans believe that Lee Kuan Yew was not the dictator the “Western Media” depicted him to be, but the real force behind him was his wife. Here is the eulogy he wrote for his wife. Read and learn:

        Lee Kuan Yew: The last farewell to my wife
        Sunday October 10, 2010

        This eulogy by Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew was delivered at the funeral service of his wife, Kwa Geok Choo, at a private ceremony at Mandai Crematorium on Wednesday.

        Kwa Geok Choo 1920-2010

        ANCIENT peoples developed and ritualised mourning practices to express the shared grief of family and friends, and together show not fear or distaste for death, but respect for the dead one; and to give comfort to the living who will miss the deceased.

        I recall the ritual mourning when my maternal grandmother died some 75 years ago. For five nights the family gathered to sing her praises and wail and mourn at her departure, led by a practised professional mourner.

        Such rituals are no longer observed. My family’s sorrow is to be expressed in personal tributes to the matriarch of our family.

        In October 2003 when she had her first stroke, we had a strong intimation of our mortality.

        My wife and I have been together since 1947 for more than three quarters of our lives. My grief at her passing cannot be expressed in words. But today (Wednesday), when recounting our lives together, I would like to celebrate her life.

        As a young man with an interrupted education at Raffles College, and no steady job or profession, her parents did not look upon me as a desirable son-in-law. But she had faith in me.

        We had committed ourselves to each other. I decided to leave for England in September 1946 to read law, leaving her to return to Raffles College to try to win one of the two Queen’s Scholarships awarded yearly. We knew that only one Singaporean would be awarded. I had the resources, and sailed for England, and hoped that she would join me after winning the Queen’s Scholarship. If she did not win it, she would have to wait for me for three years. In June the next year, 1947, she did win it.

        We have kept each other company ever since. We married privately in December 1947 at Stratford-upon-Avon. At Cambridge, we both put in our best efforts. She took a first in two years in Law Tripos II. I took a double first, and a starred first for the finals, but in three years.

        Returning to Singapore, we both were taken on as legal assistants in Laycock & Ong, a thriving law firm in Malacca Street. Then we married officially a second time that September 1950 to please our parents and friends. She practised conveyancing and draftsmanship, I did litigation.

        In February 1952, our first son, Hsien Loong, was born. She took maternity leave for a year.

        That February, I was asked by John Laycock, the Senior Partner, to take up the case of the Postal and Telecommunications Uniformed Staff Union, the postmen’s union.

        They were negotiating with the government for better terms and conditions of service. After a fortnight, they won concessions from the government. Choo, who was at home on maternity leave, pencilled through my draft statements, making them simple and clear.

        Over the years, she influenced my writing style. Now I write in short sentences, in the active voice. We gradually influenced each other’s ways and habits as we adjusted to and accommodated each other.

        We knew that we could not stay starry-eyed lovers all our lives; that life was an on-going challenge with new problems to resolve and manage.

        We had two more children, Wei Ling in 1955 and Hsien Yang in 1957. She brought them up to be well-behaved, polite, considerate and never to throw their weight around as the prime minister’s children.

        As a lawyer, she earned enough to free me from worries about the future of our children.

        She saw the price I paid for not having mastered Mandarin when I was young. We decided to send all three children to Chinese kindergarten and schools. She made sure they learned English and Malay well at home. Her nurturing has equipped them for life in a multi-lingual region.

        We never argued over the upbringing of our children, nor over financial matters. Our earnings and assets were jointly held. We were each other’s confidant.

        She had simple pleasures. We would walk around the Istana gardens in the evening, and I would hit golf balls to relax. Later, when we had grandchildren, she would take them to feed the fish and the swans in the Istana ponds. Then we would swim.

        She was interested in her surroundings, for instance, that many bird varieties were pushed out by mynahs and crows eating up the insects and vegetation. She discovered the curator of the gardens had cleared wild grasses and swing fogged for mosquitoes, killing off insects they fed on. She stopped this and the bird varieties returned. She surrounded the swimming pool with free flowering scented flowers and derived great pleasure smelling them as she swam.

        She knew each flower by its popular and botanical names. She had an enormous capacity for words.

        She had majored in English literature at Raffles College and was a voracious reader, reading everything from Jane Austen to J.R.R. Tolkien, from Thucydides’ The Peloponnesian Wars to Virgil’s Aeneid, to The Oxford Companion to Food, and Seafood of Southeast Asia, to Roadside Trees of Malaya, and Birds of Singapore.

        She helped me draft the Constitution of the PAP. For the inaugural meeting at Victoria Memorial Hall on 4 November 1954, she gathered the wives of the founder members to sew rosettes for those who were going on stage.

        In my first election for Tanjong Pagar, our home in Oxley Road became the HQ to assign cars provided by my supporters to ferry voters to the polling booth.

        She warned me that I could not trust my new found associates, the leftwing trade unionists led by Lim Chin Siong. She was furious that he never sent their high school student helpers to canvass for me in Tanjong Pagar, yet demanded the use of cars provided by my supporters to ferry my Tanjong Pagar voters.

        She had an uncanny ability to read the character of a person. She would sometimes warn me to be careful of certain persons; often, she turned out to be right.

        When we were about to join Malaysia, she told me that we would not succeed because the Umno Malay leaders had such different lifestyles and because their politics were communally-based, on race and religion.

        I replied that we had to make it work as there was no better choice. But she was right. We were asked to leave Malaysia before two years had passed.

        When separation was imminent (in 1965), Eddie Barker, as Law Minister, drew up the draft legislation for the separation. But he did not include an undertaking by the Federation Government to guarantee the observance of the two water agreements between the PUB (Public Utilities Board) and the Johor state government. I asked Choo to include this. She drafted the undertaking as part of the constitutional amendment of the Federation of Malaysia Constitution itself.

        She was precise and meticulous in her choice of words. The amendment statute was annexed to the Separation Agreement, which we then registered with the United Nations. The then Commonwealth Secretary Arthur Bottomley said that if other federations were to separate, he hoped they would do it as professionally as Singapore and Malaysia.

        It was a compliment to Eddie and Choo’s professional skills. Each time Malaysian leaders threatened to cut off our water supply, I was reassured that this clear and solemn international undertaking by the Malaysian government in its Constitution will get us a ruling by the UNSC (United Nations Security Council).

        After her first stroke, she lost her left field of vision. This slowed down her reading. She learned to cope, reading with the help of a ruler. She swam every evening and kept fit. She continued to travel with me, and stayed active despite the stroke. She stayed in touch with her family and old friends.

        She listened to her collection of CDs, mostly classical, plus some golden oldies. She jocularly divided her life into “before stroke” and “after stroke”, like BC and AD.

        She was friendly and considerate to all associated with her. She would banter with her WSOs (woman security officers) and correct their English grammar and pronunciation in a friendly and cheerful way. Her former WSOs visited her when she was at NNI (National Neuroscience Institute). I thank them all.

        Her second stroke on 12 May 2008 was more disabling. I encouraged and cheered her on, helped by a magnificent team of doctors, surgeons, therapists and nurses.

        Her nurses, WSOs and maids all grew fond of her because she was warm and considerate. When she coughed, she would take her small pillow to cover her mouth because she worried for them and did not want to infect them. Her mind remained clear but her voice became weaker. When I kissed her on her cheek, she told me not to come too close to her in case I caught her pneumonia. When given some peaches in hospital, she asked the maid to take one home for my lunch. I was at the centre of her life.

        On 24 June 2008, a CT scan revealed another bleed again on the right side of her brain. There was not much more that medicine or surgery could do except to keep her comfortable. I brought her home on 3 July 2008. The doctors expected her to last a few weeks. She lived till 2nd October, 2 years and 3 months.

        She remained lucid. That gave time for me and my children to come to terms with the inevitable. In the final few months, her faculties declined. She could not speak but her cognition remained. She looked forward to have me talk to her every evening.

        Her last wish she shared with me was to enjoin our children to have our ashes placed together, as we were in life.

        The last two years of her life were the most difficult. She was bedridden after small successive strokes; she could not speak but she was still cognisant. Every night she would wait for me to sit by her to tell her of my day’s activities and to read her favourite poems. Then she would sleep.

        I have precious memories of our 63 years together. Without her, I would be a different man, with a different life. She devoted herself to me and our children.

        She was always there when I needed her. She has lived a life full of warmth and meaning.

        I should find solace in her 89 years of a life well lived. But at this moment of the final parting, my heart is heavy with sorrow and grief.

        http://www.thestar.com.my/
        Lifestyle/Features/2010/10/10/
        Lee-Kuan-Yew-The-last-farewell-to-my-wife/

        Peter Casie Chetty

        I wonder why you find it necessary to be another official b***s carrier to Mahinda clan than man/woman of dignity.

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          Native – you don’t really expect an answer from this apologist who gets paid for his 2 cents worth of bullshit, do you? This is the guy who is an ally of the other [Edited out], Mahindapala.

          What a despicable pair!

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            Why do These Scoundrels and thieves wants to insult an Honourable Statesman Like Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
            These thugs can not even compare to his foot slippers.

            When I was working in Singapore, there was an incident that it said, a police man given a traffic violation ticket to Mr Lee.
            And He accepted and paid the fine.

            Will our politikkas do that.

            May be our police man and his family will end up in a lake, floating dead.

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        Peter
        Do you realize that you head is so deep in part of the anatomy of your former leader you lost olfactory so get your head out unclog your noses trills and smell the real world. Mega majority of Lankans will be happy to have dictator like Lee to run the country.

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        Lee Kuan Yew undoubtedly the best Asian leader of the 21st century and it is recognized by world leaders as he transformed a fishing village into a financial powerhouse! Lee Kuan Yew’s partners adnd architects were the Eelam Tamils and not the racist minded Sinhalese.
        While the Sinhala leaders brought a stable nation and its people to shed blood, destruction, violence, hate minded, increased poverty, mass human rights abuses and war crimes with impunity.

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      Well said Muniyandy

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      Because, under MR, no room for separatism or ltte terrorism Muniyandy ?

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        [Edited out]

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      [Edited out] @RNirmalaN, please use one name – CT

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      Sirisena should stop playing footsie with Mahinda Jarapassa and ask the question: what is good for Sri Lanka, rather than the SLFP?

      Getting MR on board may be good for the SLFP to win an election, but is NOT GOOD for SRI LANKA, the country or its political culture, and Sirisena must look beyond the SLFP and its corrupt politicians’ interests and focus on WHAT IS GOOD FOR THE COUNTRY?

      Mahinda Jarapassa is an uneducated, crude, corrupt, thug who has destroyed all civility in POLITICAL CULTURE and tried to destroy the social fabric of Sri Lanka. He should be tried for his and his family’s financial crimes.

      MR should have NO role in the SLFP or in politics in Sri Lanka if the island’s political culture is to improve.

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      Makingen a person like Mahinda a Lee quan you will end up wth waiting to see pigs might fly. Since the man is from his genetics on corrupted.. highly corrupted.

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    “According to sources close to President Maithripala Sirisena‘s camp…..”

    Why all these mad fellows responding to one mad man’s UNVERIFIED write up. CT too is mad enough to publish these articles…. this is CT way of marketing themselves……

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    This article does not say at the end “THIS IS A PAID ADVERTISEMENT FROM THE UNP”.

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    need to establish a temple of ex-thieves for Chaura regina to commemorate her Birthday with poojas.

    There are advisers to scuttle decisions in politics none for the good of the country.

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    anything is possible; we never learn; the culture of impunity persists.

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    If this news is correct I pose this question? What the hell MS is doing with this sly fox wrapped around his neck? The bugger must eb in jail by now, and taking into account all the charges of corruption levelled against him the whole corrupt family should be taken into custody and thrown in the dungeon until all the investigations are completed. Remember what this criminal crook did to SF, just for a petty oversight in his part.

    MS has let everyone down. We thought he has more grey matter i his brain than MR.

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    Mahinda Rajapaksa eminent person’s role?

    Was Sirisena kidding?

    Rajapaksa was a corrupt dictator and a mass murderer. Him getting an eminent person’s role will be an insult to the worthy personalities who have held such a position. Rajapaksa will be laughed off if he tried to proffer his ‘wisdom’ to the world.

    The rotter belongs in a prison and be made to clean toilets.

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    “…the United National Party is poised to win it, with the Mahinda Rajapaksa ‘SLFP Snubs’ group coming second and followed by the Sirisena led coalition third.”

    This seems to be the most likely, then whom will ally with whom? MS with MR? UNP with MS?

    Over to you MS-MR dialogue.

    Lets check out the prediction after the election.

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    People do not worry MR is finished long time go and any supporters hanging on to him will surely drawn – we do not have any choice – thinking of supressing Tamils we have opened way for many outsiders including good countries and many bad countries like Pakistan, China, India and even Africa – we are proving again and again that we were modias, we are modias and we will be modias and converted ourselves into Muppets. Stupid Singhalese, what you are going to achieve by colonising Singhalese in North or installing many poor Buda statues in desert and jungles. End of the day everyone suffer and waste God given human life and die like “vikal padadi dog” dog sit near hay. May be God purposely send all with lot of Karma to .Asia and Africa and now Middle- East – we are sin people do not know how to enjoy life which is too short – realising in old age is useless because can not walk even without walking stick or eat without diabetes pills – Think and work (Lord Krishna in Mahabaratham )

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    If Rajapaksha & co not done anything wrong , and if he is a clean man during his period, then what the hell he has requested To withdraw all charges against the Rajapaksas and gradually drop them altogether.

    To appoint MP Namal Rajapaksa as one of the Deputy Presidents of the SLFP. bulshit he is not qulified for that position.even to a member in the party.

    To offer former President Mahinda Rajapaksa a high status Eminent Person’s role similar to that enjoyed by the late first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore and former US President Bill Clinton.

    The late first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore and former US President Bill Clinton, they are true Gentlemens with clean hand,good politicians.

    My openion is to MR Just retired hurt, “KA LA KA LA DHEY PA LA PA LA DHEY” SADU SAAAAA – now Rajapaksha show is over” good bye and maa salama.. Katham katham… Sathu pochee daaaaa

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    Mahinda Rajapaksa is a Hero. Great Sri Lankan who save our lives from Tamil Terrorists. Leader with strong back bone.

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    raj

    “Mahinda Rajapaksa is a Hero.”

    Mahinda Rajapaksa is a Zero.

    “Great Sri Lankan who save our lives from Tamil Terrorists. Leader”

    The war criminal went to Geneva to defend the lives of Sinhala Terrorists.

    Even the zero and his brother said on the record that without Hindian support they would not have won the war. Hindian saved your lives and Mahinda committed war crimes.

    “Leader with strong back bone.”

    Watch this coward in 1988:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBHDfrJPrbk

    Dining with terrorists – Divided Island
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQhvQ8ypBy0

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      LTTE Kala Vadda

      You said – “Mahinda Rajapaksa is a Zero”

      We say – Mahina Rajapaksa is better than a LTTE Kala Vadda. You cannot compare a Kala Vadda with a National Hero. The Saviour of New Sri Lanka.

      You said – The war criminal went to Geneva to defend the lives of Sinhala Terrorists.

      We say – All LTTE kalavaddas and monkeys who managed to save the life should be in the in the font of the queue to Hague. This include this LTTE kala Vadda and the lunatic Donald Ganakooon (the internet terrorist warrior and LTTE fund collector.

      Just wait till mid August to enjoy “your ream La-La land Peelum, LTTE Kala Vadda”

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        Hey Ranjan,Why are you using words from SF’s vocabulary?. He is not LTTE he is RW ass licker. He never see the dictatorial behaviour of RW,he only hates Rajapakse’s

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        Ranjan Rajakaruna

        “The Saviour of New Sri Lanka.”

        Watch this coward in 1988:
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBHDfrJPrbk

        Dining with terrorists – Divided Island https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQhvQ8ypBy0

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    This is nothing but a joke. Please don’t insult Asia and Asian leaders by calling Sri Lanka as wonder of Asia, and calling the corrupted Sri Lankan leaders as Lee Kuan Yew. Mahinda Rajapaksa never admitted his wrong doings, he has no remorse. Country needs a new leader. Time for Mahinda and Ranil to resign and bless the new leader to take the office. The new leader needs good advisers to direct him into the right path. Time for the SLFP and the UNP to say good bye to Mahinda and Ranil.

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    To appoint Namal Rajapakse as one of the many Deputy Presidents of the SLFP?

    Great! Namal and Karuna can do the Last Tango in Paris!

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    Chandrika’s advice is very correct on this issue. MR should not be considered at any cost.

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    Is President Maithripala keeping Rajapakse loyalists as his advisors. Who in his sane mind would advise the president to drop all corruption charges against former president, appoint his son as a deputy president of the party so that he will have a chance to cover up and begin new corrupt activities and finally make a person who made billions by keeping the people hungry and making the country poorer as a national hero. President Maithripala was chosen by people over former President who was corrupt and a dictator and the incumbent has no right to hang on to former president loyalists. Time to open the eyes and move forward. Kick out all former president loyalists from the party, government and responsible positions and move on.

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    If SIRISENA doesnt have guts to kick jarapassas behind I wont be supporting him anymore. You cannot continue to do politics with the sri lankan mafia. Drug lords, rapists, ethanol dealers, thieves stole billions, screwed and destroyed the country with unfruitful projects. If AIYYO SIRISENA Thinks that he cannot continue to do politics with these gangastas he should resign and go home. we wil not change our thinking.WE NEED 100% YAHAPALANYA. WE want law abiding citizens to be politics. Anyone who had no obeyed the law should be end up in JAIL OR SHOT TO DEATH!.

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    Sirisena dont think about a party. We dont care of a party. Think about the country. Think of introducing law and order, creating law abiding citizens equality race religion wise, those who are proven guilty should be punished, we need to protect our enviorment, encourage solar wind power, encourage electric cars, bring down the gas prices, we need organic farming, we need to teach the kids be in in NOW!we dont want be another US SINGAPORE OR A MALAYSIA. We need sri lanka to be sri lanka. Simple, no stress harmonious life which was existing before 1977 when the idiot JR the dictator screwed up the system for his power gain.

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    The main startagy of MR is to come into mower and impreach the president. Influnce and pressurise the Court and become President again. Is the constitution clear wehter a third term is possibel through vote of parliment to replace a impeached president.

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    First of all let us understand who Lee Quan Yew was .Please read the following

    EXIT OF A WORLD VISIONARY………..
    The demise of Singapore’s LEE KUAN YEW marks the end of an illustrious Asian leader and a political luminary of the 20th century. In the South East Asian context he was the undisputed key political figure who shaped the future of this region. It would be more fitting at this moment to reminisce the enormous achievements he has gained and the contributions made in converting a small island to one of the most recognized, respected nation emulated by the world.
    The Singapore we witness today is the result of the efforts masterminded by this visionary leader to transform the country from the threshold of poverty that it was, to be among the highest level of living standards in the world, within a period of 30 years. Singapore started its own journey in this direction from the day it got separated from Malaysia as a free and independent nation on 9th August 1965. Lee Kuan Yew gave the leadership to the long spread movement to obtain this status for people of Singapore and change it to a new country from its city status under Malaysia.
    I was fortunate to listen to his last address to the Nation, on that years Singapore National Day, announcing his intentions to hand over the baton of premiership making a historic speech. He managed to reestablish the nation’s confidence in the government by assuring his continued participation in the affairs of the government even after his stepping down dispelling a wave of uncertainty caused by this announcement, among the Singaporeans who were used to his long loyal stewardship. The contents of this two and half hour long address kept the country spellbound reconfirming the justifiability of the great qualities attributed to their leader. He was described as a mine of wisdom and information, and a person bestowed with a clear political philosophy and pragmatism.
    Mr. Lee broke down once during this speech when he recalled the difficult times he had to face in the Nation building program in the very early periods. He stated how they” dug their feet in the mud” with hardly any reassurances from external sources. He stressed on the fact that Singapore as a country with no natural resources had to rely on external investors by offering to open up the economy permitting them” to bring any thing and take out anything except the contraband”. In a country with no water, land natural resources or any other specific basic, he invited the investors to come in subject to one condition that they have to engage and pay the salaries and emoluments determined by the island nation government to the 2Million population of Singapore. His secret was he clearly identified the only resource available to him and got a value for it. His perceptions about the current situation too was very far reaching. For example during this speech he identified the shortage of street cleaners that the country is going to experience 10 years hence as a national problem. The two reasons for this was the majority going out of the field due to retirement and the inability to fill such vacancies from among the future generation due to their higher educational standards. Quite strangely he said they have plans to get 15000 migrants from Hong Kong who have chosen to leave after the British control of Hong Kong ends in 1997. When he made his speech the country had already plans of where the migrants should be placed without causing an ethnic imbalance in any particular ward(electorate).He specifically referred to the Sri Lanka situation then prevailed and said “ I do not wish to create a situation like that of Sri Lanka in causing ethnic imbalances”. Such was his farsighted vision.
    The handing over of the power to the second generation was done so meticulously that the country did not feel or suffer his exit from the stage and he categorically stated that the power should be handed over to the next generation while the seniors could still manage to control and guide them. He remained in a newly created position “Minister Mentor” and continued his able guidance until the end. His leadership was filled with a vision to approach a problem based on the cause, effect and solution principle. He never dealt with a problem without a clear understanding of the underlying cause and he never attempted to solve a problem leaving room for another to crop up in the wake.
    Every inch of the land mass in Singapore has been focused under a specific development plan and Lee took a personal interest not to cause any injustice to any owner under his development process. We can see how Singapore is progressing with the timely transformation of the development stages to keep pace with the Modern trends of the World and this process is continuing .Today this country has become a trend setter for the developing countries in Asia much emulated and respected by them.
    Lee Kwan Yew’s governance was unique in that he did not permit any passengers in his team. He always recognized professionalism and respected their views and contributions.
    He had a very well paid Cabinet of Ministers who were men of substance. They were from all walks of life, some very highly successful business sector people in addition to the high intellectuals. He was very much against brain drain and took lot of pain to stop people from going out of the country in search of greener pastures.
    The world is seeing the end of a great and successful National Leader. He leaves many lessons in his golden path for countries like us to seriously ponder in planning our political future
    By T.Rusiripala
    Now any one can decide whether the decision is fitting!!!!!!!!!

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    Mahinda, Please… Please “rest in peace” I will send you this plaque, so that your supporters (MP’s) could attend poojas…

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      Whole family and its cousins friends should rest in peace ASAP. Please lord HELP SRI LANKA!

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    It is disgrace to compare the world famous Hon. Lee Kuan Yew with an alleged war criminal Rajapakse. Lee Kuan Yew has said in an interview that Rajapakse is a Sinhala nationalist who is responsible for the destruction of the nation. Eelam Tamils are partners in building successful Singapore that is well known all over the world for its growth, Asian Financial powerhouse and rule of law. Sinhalese leaders including SLFP, UNP, LSSP and others are responsible for the deterioration of human rights, democracy, rule of law, justice, and the destruction of the nation due to Sinhala Buddhist Apartheid policies and chauvinism.

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    The only way the end the stalemate that the western nations forcefully invade and independently investigate mass human rights abuses, war crimes and genocide. MR and his alleged criminal leaders will be in their place without creating nuisance to others.

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    What a joke to compare LKY to Mahinda.Absolutely no comparison.LKY brought up Singapore from third world to first world where as MR and Banda and all took down Sri Lanka from first world to third world.It will be great insult to LKY to compare.Please refer what LKY ,Banda and others.We are truly unfortunate that we never had good leaders like LKY or Nelson Mandela.It’s our Karma.

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    Who are these idiotic so called high profile advisors are, to suggest this crazy proposal comparing the biggest liar and rogue MR to a great statesman like Lee Kwan Yew. MS must be mad to have these jokers round his table.

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