14 December, 2017

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Sirisena Brat “Missing” In Official White House Photo

Responding to the nepotism charge earlier on his official Facebook page, Daham Sirisena stated that he was officially invited to attend the United Nations General Assembly in the United States of America to replace his mother who could not attend the event.

Colombo Telegraph reliably learns that Daham Sirisena had attended the reception hosted by Barack Obama on September 28th, but the President Maithripala Sirisena’s media unit has been careful not to release any pictures with Junket Daham Sirisena in it.

The same day the managers of President Maithripala Sirisena’s Facebook page has ‘edited out’ both the President and his son Daham from a photograph taken at the UN General Assembly sessions.

“If he was officially invited for this event and since he had attended the official dinner hosted by the President Obama, then why is it that he is not in the official photograph representing his mother?” questioned N. Karannagoda, a foreign policy observer.

Maithripala Obama

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  • 34
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    Nice picture My3.

    But that is where the niceties end. We do know you are taking us for a ride after we worked so hard to bring you to power. You have stacked your government with unsavoury characters such as SB et al – known rogues and thieves and thugs. You did not waste much time in indulging in the age old Sri Lankan bad habit of nepotism and so much more.

    To say we are disappointed with you and totally disillusioned with you is an understatement.

    So far there is no difference between you and that other reprehensible mafia boss MARA’s ways of doing things. Only the white vans are missing.

    • 25
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      Wake up, the dream is over!
      Back to life, old wine in new bottle

      • 9
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        How come you say this.

        That means you now really think that OLD wine was poisonous.

        Srinath, nice to see you have finally thought it. You statement could be valid – if we could this little later – like 2 years of his office… now it is too early.. as every child would see it.

        Besides, we dont think that oldwine is in new bottle – because the way MY3 handled his office alone in the first few months was – sacrificing almost everything. We the people never thougt that a president was in power – since Ranil and his cabinet ministers ruled the nation.
        DM Jayaratne was instead not given any power under Mr Madamulana.

        Remember or you are now fallen with Demencia/Parkinson or any other ailments that us the humanbeing with the age could face ?

    • 6
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      and the Satakaya :-)

      • 1
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        Lankan Prez looks more fairer than US whites guys ??

        • 3
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          LOL ! Obama and Michelle white? really? its been almost 8 yrs since Obama was ELECTED thw 1st African American( BLACK) president of USA…and you have still knot figured? wow !

          • 2
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            Sadly, Snowden doesn’t seem to comprehend sarcasm John. ;-)

    • 7
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      Nice Official Picture of President Sirisena with President Obama and Mrs. Obama.

      Too bad, Mrs. Sirisena could not make it.

      Looks good with without the crybaby Brat.

      White Shirt and white sarong certainly differentiate Mr. Sirisena from Mr. Obama.

    • 6
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      This isn’t a wedding invitation where, when one family member is unable to attend, you take another family member along. True – we feel we are being taken for a ride after voting MS to power… But I prefer this ride to the one we were on for the last eight years.

    • 9
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      Family bandism and nepotism is a part of Sri Lankan political culture/tradition. Right from the beginning, DS Senanayake brought his son Dudley Senanayake into politics. After SWRD Bandaranayke, his wife Sirimavo Bandaranayke entered politics. Sirimavo Bandaranayke brought her children Chandrika and Anura into politics. JR Jayawardena brought his nephew Ranil Wickramasinghe into politics. When Chandrika Bandaranayke was president her mother was prime minister, her brother was speaker and her uncle was defense minister. Mahinda Rajapakshe did it in a large scale with most of his brothers and sons and now it is Maithreepala Sirisena’s turn. Even though he talked against family bandism and nepotism, looks like he is also following the same old Sri Lankan political culture/tradition by bringing his son and daughter into politics. However much the media try to expose such things, changing our culture is not as easy as we talk.

      • 0
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        They are coming to politics because politics is the
        only thing they can do without knowing anything
        about it and the people don’t need to be clever
        either, Bingo !What happened in the inclusion of
        Daham to the UN mission was ‘buy one get one free.’
        You buy Sirisena and get Daham free ! Bingo !
        Jayawewa Srilanka ! But you missed it by defeating
        MARA. If MARA won , it would have been buy one get
        two free !

    • 2
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      BBS Rep

      “You did not waste much time in indulging in the age old Sri Lankan bad habit of nepotism and so much more. “

      “So far there is no difference between you and that other reprehensible mafia boss MARA’s ways of doing things. Only the white vans are missing.”

      Remember, Rome was not built in a day. Then the Vandals, MaRa, destroyed it.

      Not see the forest for the trees, to pay too much attention to details, Daham Sirisena, and not understand the general situation. with MaRa, not see the MaRa Corruption and Nepotism, for the Daham Sirisena trees.

      The Sri Lankan reporters were so involved in the Daham Sirisena’s Trip, and Nepotism, they couldn’t see the MaRa Corruption and UN Investigation forest for the Daham Sirisena trees and didn’t realize MaRa supporters were agitating because their Hero Raja is in trouble.

      SiRa is trying to rebuild it, but using a good part of the old MaRa crew to “Rebuld it”. He certainly is going to enjoy some of the perks MaRa enjoyed.

      What was the need to use the old MaRa Crew of Corruption Kings?

      The balance need to come the UNP, RW, JVP and the Opposition.

      Do not see the forest for the trees.

      How many times must a man …

  • 27
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    Sirisena, do not take your family to these official events. Your family has no business in official events as they are not elected officials and their presence has no relevance to the trip. Also who foots the bill for this family trip? This continues, your family will look exactly the same as the blood thirsty scoundrel from Hambantota.

    • 1
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      Your mil from the north

      “Sirisena, do not take your family to these official events. Your family has no business in official events as they are not elected officials and their presence has no relevance to the trip.”

      Unfortunately, most politicians in Sri Lanka think that Politics is Family business.
      They cite History support of their point.

      As a family business, Sirisena, Rajapaksa had the “Right” to take the family and extended Family along..

  • 18
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    MS looks so uncomfortable in the middle.

    • 10
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      That’s tiny Sri Lanka in the middle !! Suprising that Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam and Mrs Maheshin C. Kariyawasam are not there too !!

      • 3
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        Yes, Prasad Kariyawasam and Maheshini C. Kariyawasam would have completed the picture in more ways than one for sure.

    • 4
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      He’s bit tilted and nervous too with Michelle next to him – poor thing. Why didn’t someone around give him an energy drink.

    • 5
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      Rupathy

      “MS looks so uncomfortable in the middle.”

      Why? Wasn’t he wearing anything under his Aryan Sinhala/Buddist suite?

  • 10
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    Now he’s extinct.
    Never to be seen again in public , not as the son of Prez but may be as a distinguished individual, in the future.
    Until then Adios Daaahaaaammmm.

  • 9
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    To be, or not to be, that is the question:
    Whether ’tis Nobler in the mind to enjoy
    The perks and privileges of outrageous Fortune,
    Or to disappear and avoid a Sea of troubles,
    By opposing them: to lose the trust of a nation

  • 10
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    Why is his shoulder down? Out of respect like when he met Elizabeth?

    • 2
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      May be he was enjoying the intimate contact of Mrs Obama’s left arm.

      • 2
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        Your PhD doesnt count for much, does it ?
        What was your thesis on ? Infantilism ?

        • 1
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          maalumiris

          “Your PhD doesnt count for much, does it ? What was your thesis on ?”

          You never asked Dayan the war monger? Why?

  • 20
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    Could anyone refer to the Rajapaksa sons as “Brats”?? Today you can do that with impunity. Think of that.

    As for My3 in the picture, there is hardly anything he can do to look taller and darker. But he is the President who had more guts than anyone I can think of when he took on the Medamulana gang.

    • 4
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      Pres has `listened` now the public can siesta alls well ends well.
      He is not as cheerful as the other 2.
      public took his brood away.
      bad breath.
      (folk really don’t know what father son problems he has and is trying to correct his loving way. ;

    • 4
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      Could anyone , according to lies your people propagated before elections, take upon Medamulana gang and survive? See this man did and survived with impunity. What does it say about Medamulana gang and your lies. Think of that.

    • 6
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      … Add I fully endorse and agree with every word of yours Kumaran! Well said indeed!!

      Not one of these champions would EVER have dared to call a Rajapaksian son a “Brat”. Not one!!!

      That tells us a thing or two about our cowardice and servility, doesn’t it?

      A lot of people here on this forum, have already forgotten the dark ages we just came out of, and are demanding squeaky clean government, squeaky clean democracy, squeaky clean justice and squeaky clean everything. Let me tell you one thing: It will not happen; not overnight anyway.

      It will take us twice as long a time to climb back to where we once were in our values, in our government, in our democratic practices,in our judicial systems and processes as it took us to come to our present sad pass.

      Takes a lot more effort and time to climb uphill than to slip down.

    • 0
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      Think for minutes, What did he do to that Medamulana gang? Where are the PRECIFAC inquiries heading ? Anyone prosecuted thus far or at least a case booked by the AG ? With our legal system disarray ,the punishment would have to be given to the looters of the nations wealth posthumously, I believe. The verdict for the culprits who made attempt of sitting president life (CBK) in 1999 was delivered yesterday, that is after 15 years.

      Expect a minimum of another 15 years if the AG decides to book a case against Medamulana gang for the verdict. By that time, most of them would be expired.

      In fact the verdict should be also inherited by his wonderful offspring similar to the inheritance of the looted wealth.

    • 3
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      Ably supported behind the scene by the man in the picture and our western boot lickers RW and CBK.

      • 3
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        the beauty of the westerner is that they are civilized humans to permit a minority from a slave nation to be not just the president but the most powerful man in the world- he hails from the famous debating teams of america.

        Sinhalese speaking Demala Jayasingha, you have chip on your shoulder from Hora Oru beginnings like `fascist murderer Cyril Mathew.

        In the USA:
        In a survey of college students who self-identified as ‘white’ in a northeastern U.S. university, genetic testing revealed that around 30% had less than 90% European ancestry. This is true even in England which is a land of migrants today. The AngloSaxons are everywhere and they are the masters of diplomacy and piracy. You and your brothers are still the borrowed ambude of portugese slave trade- 1498-1970.
        Get your DNA and know that you are demala from south india.

        Jayasinha you are backward ambude kolla start learning Hindi or your mother would latthi charge and destroy you soon. Hindians are arse licking the west for FDI and it is at present the official pawn broker to begging bowl lanka of baldi fraud.

    • 3
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      MS was lucky to be chosen by probably by CBK to contest the Presidential Election against MR. They knew Ranil will not be able to dislodge MR. The bloodless coup using Viber by CBK, Ranil, and the Indian, UK, USA led to removing MR.
      This has not brought much relief to Tamils YET.

    • 1
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      Could anyone take on Madamulana gang and, according to misinformation you guys distributed before the elections, survive the White Vans? Did not My3 do it with impunity. What does it say about lies and your fairy tales about white vans?. Think of that.

      No President has left the office after Presidential election defeat as MR did. No one has kept his (and more so her) mouth shut after Parliamentary election defeat as he did. Think of that.

  • 1
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    But most people in the US have never heard of Sri Lanka, and even if they do they don’t give a rat’s ass.

  • 3
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    Those in charge of Maithri’s Facebook page are compounding the actions of Maithri/Daham by editing the photos. What is there to hide when the whole world is aware that “the brat” was present at these functions??

    Very amateur – and who do they think they are fooling??!!

    Wake up Maithri and stop embarrassing those of us who have and had faith in you.

  • 1
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    Boom, boom Kumaran. Looks like LTTE hasn’t yet finished with MR. For how long is this ‘MR mantra’ going to last?

  • 3
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    Look at this photo. Where has all the confidence gone? He looks leaderless, very weak with zero charisma. Perhaps the error he made and the nepotism charges are wearing him down from inside. He must take a cue from the Rajapaksas – that people of Sri Lanka will no longer tolerate this kind of behavior. Once seemingly a Statesman – has proven to be just another insecure politician.

  • 0
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    If this is an Official White House Photo as the caption says, why is Michelle in the photo ? She is not an Official. She was also not an elected representative to the White House. She is the US Presidents wife.So what is she doing here ? Is this also Nepotism aspractised by the US President ?

    • 1
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      As you say, this is standard WH Photo. If Mrs. MS had been there, she would have been in the photo. No question. You notice Obama’s daughters are not in the photo.

      It is protocol.

    • 3
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      “Eldorado,
      “why is Michelle in the photo ? She is not an Official. “
      maalumiris
      “You notice Obama’s daughters are not in the photo.””

      One is lonesome me….tra la la
      Two is company which takes long to bear though both are pirates of degree.
      Three & Four is charming but Four can mean Foe like Sin Fang Foe.
      so they went for Three for Free Online.

      Blessed are the idiots for they are the happiest people on earth.

      • 1
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        @Walt
        Not sure where you are coming from but hey!., if you are happy, then I am happy !

  • 2
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    Broad grins of Prez:Obama and Wife.
    Prez:Sirisena smiles the smile of unruffled composure,knowing only too well that MaRa has been checkmated well and truly.

  • 2
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    Nice photo. BTW, I hope President Sirisena did not fail to notice that the President of the United States does not see fit to dye his hair, unlike the President of SL and so many of his fellow politicians!

  • 0
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    siri,don’t tell me you’ve started to “make up” as well !

  • 0
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    ” careful not to release any pictures with Junket Daham Sirisena in it.”

    ha,ha,ha, i can see his shoe right behind sirisena on the left side behind the curtain when i use a lens fitted with a adjustable iris aperture to enlarge the image which i get through projecting the image through it to a sensitized photographic paper.You can see a slight point of a shoe and i urge people to try it out and see for themselves.

  • 0
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    so he could truthfully say that i was with them and siri also can boast.

  • 2
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    Moda mulana brats gangst are waiting to go to space with Astro Nuts Brat.

    May be they have a short of stolen Public funds??????

  • 2
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    See how simple Obama is without any make up. On the other hand Our president got lot of foundation in his face and looks like a ghost.

  • 1
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    I do not agree with calling the son of the President ‘brat’ . We need to respect our presidents, both past and present.

    • 1
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      Agreed. Name-calling is unnecessary

    • 5
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      Vanguard

      “I do not agree with calling the son of the President ‘brat’ . “

      A brat is a brat is a brat. ……….

      Brat meaning:

      – a child, typically one that is badly behaved.

  • 1
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    This protracted episode is driving me nuts. How young Daham were wishing he could be Dexter Reilly the star of the seventies spoof ‘Now you see him, now you don’t’. Oh the power to make yourself invisible.

    The younger ones can go through the pictures from New York and play ‘Where’s Wally’ a harmless game that has come to be the favourite of very young children.
    Mind you, playing that game with pictures full of politicians could lead to a few hilarious but harmless consequences.

    Have fun, folks.

  • 1
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    This sort of thing is typical of dictators. The dictator of Belarus does the same thing http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34411326

    Wait for Sira’s excuse for a second term.

    • 1
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      He won’t get a second term as people now know who he is.

      • 2
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        Patriot

        “He won’t get a second term as people now know who he is.”

        Are planning to impose MR on people of this island?

      • 4
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        Patriot

        “He won’t get a second term as people now know who he is.”

        I won’t bet on that.

        • 0
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          Well said, now majority of people in Sri Lanka know this Gov too follows the same footprints of the previous ‘Rajapaksha’ regime.

  • 0
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    President Sirisena has proved that he is not a man who seriously considers the consequences of his action before doing it.
    A quality that is very damaging for a leader of the country.

  • 1
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    This little educated Gon Sira is worse than Maru Sira .

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