22 October, 2019

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Video: English Version Of Pohottuwa Presidential Candidate Gota’s Speech Today

Mahinda Rajapaksa announced his younger brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna(SLPP) party’s Presidential candidate for 2019, a short while ago. The candidate was declared at the SLPP’s inaugural national convention held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium.

The pre-recorded English version of the speech delivered at the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Party’s first National Convention:

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    This poor man doesn’t know how to read a script to sound like a speech. He’s reading from a teleprompter. He doesn’t sound like a presidential candidate, but like a Grade 5 student in his English reading class. At least he’s better than Gamarala Sira who makes terrible mistakes even while reading from a piece of paper. He makes the audience chuckle with his sentence breaks in all the wrong places … revealing he doesn’t understand what he’s reading.

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      US citizens Gota, Basil and Mahinda and US puppet Bondscam Ranil are 2 sides of the same corrupt rent-seeking Washington Consensus coin. Sri Lanka belongs to the youth and younger generations and it is time that the US brokered Ranil-Rajapaksa pact is exposed and they all share a prison cell.
      Lets hope the Sajith will come forward and deliver Sri Lanka from the American Octopus (Marvels’ Doc. Ock ), that is strangling and proliferating corruption and crime in Sri Lanka to set up US military bases now that UK-US colonization of Chagos islands in in question.
      Recently Washington consensus (IMF & WB , ADB and MCC) came up with more fake econometrics and Fake poverty diagnostics in order to boost Bondscam Ranil’s re-election chances and rush through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), project to land grab and turn Lanka into a US military base servicing and garbage dump.
      Although the Easter Carnage/ Economic terrorism attacks on Sri Lanka staged by the US Special Operations Forces with Saudi held economic terrorism attacks on Sri Lanka it the economy and put many people unemployed we are told that Sri Lanka is now a “upper” middle income country and Lanka needs to grab MCC crap project because it wont be eligible as an upper MIC, (albeit in a fake Washington Concensus, debt trap) for US AID!
      While empirically poverty has increased and incomes have dropped since the US Special Operation FOrces (SOF) staged Economic Terrorism at Easter, Washington Consensus (IMF and WB) say that Sri Lanka is a Upper MIC!

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      Wow, US citizen Gota with his children, brothers and one foot is America is promising to protect Lanka from Washington and its Economic Terrorism, and FAKE economic and poverty data, indicators and diagnostics by IMF, WB, ADB!

      Suddenly after the Easter attacks on the economy Sri Lanka has become an upper middle income country although we know that many have lost jobs and economic growth is down! IMF and WB And ADB must think that Sri Lankan economists are a bunch of morons like the financially illiterate finance minister, Mangala the Moron who has now jumped on the Sajith Bandwagon to promote the US agenda to turn Lanka into a US-NATO military base and Garbage dump.

    • 6
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      Ajay,

      Gotabaya is a tainted candidate, says Mangala, and the people know that except the low IQ imbeciles,

    • 3
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      CT,

      What is the shape of Dante’s Inferno?

      What is the shape of Gotabaya’s Inferno?

      A Land like no other?

    • 4
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      Those who understand English won’t listen to him anyway. On the other hand, “Yes, his English is bad, so what?”

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        Amila W

        “On the other hand, “Yes, his English is bad, so what?”

        He is a bad boy with childish tantrum, alleged war criminals, caused many deaths, banned CT, robbed people’s wealth in the North as well as in the south, ……

        So what let’s vote for him.

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      CT,

      So, out of 22 million people, SLPP nominates a 74 – year old crook as the leader of the party to become Prime Minister, he failed to become the PM by the Oct 26th coup , and his 70- year old crook brother as the presidential candidate so that the Rajapaksa family corruption can continue .

      Based on the percentages of the people and ethnicity who will vote for them, one can get an accurate estimate of the IQ of those who vote for them, as well as the degree of racism.

      The current mean IQ if the Land is 79.

      This will be a very large sample statistical IQ Test of a county.

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      Ajay
      Your comment will much more appreciated if you were to include your education credentials, experience in the armed forces, work history as a leader both in Sri Lanka and oversees, And you recent experience as a President or Government minister of a country (exclude Sri Lanka for obvious reasons not to embarrass you) and finally your oratory achievements in and outside the country I’m sure that you have achieved highest accolades.
      If you a reluctant to do so will prove a mundane point that you are another one of the so called critic who has not achieved anything to show for in life with lots of unproductive idle time on your hands to criticize once who wants to be productive.
      By the way the great orator Barrack Obama not only read from a T.P he lugged six spare TP’s with him on in and out of the country.
      I’m certain when you were gave your speeches to UN etc. you not only did off the cuff you had every one memorized with your oratory skills.
      This applies to all other know it all has been critics who are waiting to vent their jealous anger.
      I can see Gotta Derange syndrome virus strain mutation Trump version has taken deep foot whole already in Sri Lanka..

  • 7
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    THIS SPEECH DO NOT SOUND LIKE A POLITICAL SPEECH.BUT RATHER ITS LOOKS AND SOUNDS LIKE A FUNERAL ORATION.THE PERSON WHO PREPARED THIS TEXT MAY HAVE EARLIER WORKED AT A FUNERAL HOME.

    • 3
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      PARAGON,

      It is the futures funeral of the imbeciles, mean IQ 79.

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    SL do not need leader like Ranil , Chandrika or Mangala. They are fluent in English. But Nil among Sri Lankans.

  • 3
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    Ha…ha…the future leader understands that there are issues for people of the north. He will settle this issue by importing many more white vans, services of Douglas goons and the rest of the patriots to join hands to solve the problem of the northen people once and for all. Even our great patriot Karuna Amman is waiting to join hands to deal with the minority problems and muslim problems in the east too. There is going to be milk and honey everywhere but be aware of ants that may attack you. Please listen to his kathawa and light fire crackers. Rice from the moon and even Mars.

  • 7
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    He loved this country that is why he migrated to US
    He loved this country that is why he made.money on MIG deal
    He loved this country that is why he killed Lasantha and other journalist
    He loved this country that is why.he shelled the civilian hospitals
    He lived the country that is why he killed innocent children
    He loved this country that is why he allowed thugs in robes to destroy Muslim property in Aluthgama ….

  • 5
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    A boring speech. No warmth. No passion. Nothing is in the speech to inspire and influence people.

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      Champa

      “A boring speech. No warmth. No passion. Nothing is in the speech to inspire and influence people.”

      This must be the sign of Dark Ages Dawning upon the people of this island.
      If you want to survive try and catch the next boat to your ancestral land South India or down under.

      Run for your life.

  • 7
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    Talks about himself through a fabricated story. Don’t think he’s sorry for any kind of wrong doing. Looks like the mistake was the people who voted against them.
    ..
    Again speaking about infrastructure without a plan of revenue generation. The high interest loans are a thing in the past by the look of it.
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    Our credit rating is worsening due to corruption, bad management and investment. He’s painting a fairytale picture and avoiding the truth.
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    Truth is we have a steep mountain to climb. From now on the slightest mistake will be disastrous.
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    Good people of Lanka, please don’t resort to fairy tales but accept the truth and work slowly and steadily towards a brighter future.
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    The future will be tough and sacrifice is a must. But we all know sacrificing the luxuries will bring us happiness and will create the bond of unity.
    ..
    We also know this person is famous to flee when the going gets tough. He did that in the army, he did that as the defense Secretary.
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    Not only that, when the hurtful truth were coming out, he killed many to cover his tracks.
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    The missing Gold, Mig aircraft issue, monument issue, prisoners, missing children, white van issue, NTJ and 240 illegal mosks issue, BBS issue are only some. In actual fact he himself has a mountain of issues.
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    Only way forward for him is only dancing according to the tune of international interests.
    ..
    Giving him the vote means you are agreeing to sell our much loved nation.

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    Was not a big fan of Gota, but in the current backdrop what this country needs is a visionary like him. Mistakes by human beings are a common trait, Gota would have made and has been accused of several. Human beings do change for the better and a changed human being is a better human being than a human being living in a world of fallacy. My sincere wish as a patriotic citizen is to believe Gota is a changed man and he will pick a team of patriotic intellectuals and professionals who believe in a Sri Lankan identity and work toward bringing this country out of the abyss it is currently in. The vociferous racist clan in the SLPP and their cohorts, and the likes of Dr. Rathana and Gnanasara do not fit the “patriotic intellectuals and professionals” i have referred to herein.

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      @NonResident

      “country needs is a visionary like him”. ……..VIsion?, is it saving the ‘Jarapassa’ clan and his own from jail ?
      Please stay where ever you are and do not return to ‘Sri Lanka’. The island is better off without individuals like you. Thanks and good luck. Metta!

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    I do not know if people will vote for him..given past history of these people.. Do we need some one to create more chaotic conditions.. first casualty of his election win will be freedom of speech, journalists will run away from him, academics will run away from him, opposition will shut up mouths, family rule will dominate, otherwise, when MR lost election why he is greedy for a third term. Go home with respect, Why family is needed,, Give a chance for all others in politics. So many good people in Sri Lanka why not young generation come forward, Put country first not MR family first.. MR and his cohort are desperate to come to power. Why? to loot public money? consider how they were before 25 years ago and now they are super rich? where did they got all this money? did they bring from US? did they earn from business? but all public money ? why poor people do not know this.. ? Why still some his cohort support him.. because of his money..

  • 2
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    Ajay, we get what we deserve. That is law of nature. Enjoy life as it is.

  • 1
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    Dear fellow Sirilankans. You can start the count down for the doomsday.

  • 4
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    Gota

    You are indeed an assassin.
    You killed a party that your father helped to create that was many many moons ago.
    In the pursuit of self interest you ran away to serve the neo colonialist.
    In your pursuit of self interest you returned from your mother/father country.
    In the pursuit of your own interest now your clan has destroyed the ladder which helped you to rise, capture and misuse power.

    Now you want to be the “elected ” absolute leader (for life) of this island so that you could completely destroy whatever is remaining as liberal democracy.

    Could you define and explain what you mean by Sovereignty and Patriotism.

    Why is this lying former National Hangman lying from start to the end through his teeth?
    He says “We are a young nation”, watch out he has already buried 2500 years proud history.
    Fascists love to rewrite history.
    The Sinhala/Buddhist fascists write their own history.
    By the way is he mimicking “Darth Vader”?
    The vampire strikes again.

  • 1
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    In Gotabhaya’s speech, there is not a single sentence about protecting Sambuddha Sasana.
    If he is a Buddhist, the words about Sambuddha Sasana should come naturally.
    Why there is nothing about Lord Buddha? Because, it is clear that he is a Buddhist only by name.
    He says he will protect women and children. What a joker? He should first answer the astonishing number of rape and child molestation during his tenure as the Defence Secretary.
    It is pretty clear that he received his nomination from Mahinda through intimidation, coercion and pressure. The body language of the attendees tells it all.

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      Champass

      Mind your language else he will sue you for defamation costing you very large sums, Trillions $, Zillion $, …. and Wimal his b***s.

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    Gotabaya has inadvertently omitted to add the following passage to his speech:

    “As for all the ongoing court cases against me, these should all be treated as minor matters. As soon as I am installed as the President of the country I will instruct the Attorney-General to withdraw all these cases and destroy the files. I think that is the best way to deal with and dispose of this vexing problem that is getting in the way of good and efficient governance.”

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    Many patriots are in the verge of orgasm. Well played Kernel. Young nation in attitude and logic but an ancient nation according to school text books. Young nation with nil humanity candidate. Address to the young nation by a visionary promoting justice, honesty, law and order, fairness and equality.

  • 0
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    “I carried out my duties to the best of my abilities….”

    He thinks he is applying for another 7/11 cash till job

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      Your job is safe rajash.

  • 0
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    The damn thing is edited a hundred time. It is openly blinking a million times and hurting the eyes to watch. This became possible because of Sirimavo. She authorised Badiudeen to take though those who cannot read write to PhD. Now two in his family are GLP’s text reading lowers.

    Instead of showing Ambulimama to kids and telling story to feed food, in the coming days, let him elaborate this GLP’s statement with budgets and Numbers. Hopefully one day, before the election, on that fact & figures, he would ask his opponent to come for a debate on News One. The we can see how good he is reading in English.

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