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You Can See Why This Crisis Was Created

By Shyamon Jayasinghe

Shyamon Jayasinghe

The issue is  not about keeping Ranil Wickremasinghe or getting Mahinda Rajapakse back; that issue can be fought in the normal battle of competitive politics. The battle cannot be done through the medium of a conspiracy to violate the constitution and democratic process.”

The Senerath Case

The current crisis is in Sri Lanka is one created by a desperate act by the former regime of Rajapaksas and a foolishly greedy and self-indungent President.  A combination of greed and fear! As reported in today’s ( 3/11/18)  Daily Mirror, this illegitimate government wants to put off the very first Trial -at -Bar case by the Special Court against Gamini Senerath, private secretary of the former President Mahinda Rajapakse’s. Gamini Senerath is charged with embezzling Rs 500 million  belonging to Litro Gas. That there is some semblance of hope for this country, at least for now, is evidenced by the fact that the Judiciary has rejected the call for postponement of the case.

This is the opening case of the special High Court. Others-cases bringing in Gota, Basil, Avante Garde, Shiranthi Rajapaksa, the sons, and so many alleged offenders to boot are to get their turn and account for their actions done when in the seats of mighty power. The cases will be heard daily until finish. 

Crunch Time

This is crunch time for Sri Lanka. Anybody with patriotic feelings has to look at this situation. This is the test of your patriotism and  your basic moral longing for the rule of law, democracy and decency in our public life. If Sri Lanka isn’t  gong to be  a banana, third -rate republic; if the peace that the rule of law brings in its wake, is to prevail so that enterprises and ordinary people can be let to flourish; if a few ruling elites aren’t going to be permitted to run the country at their whim and  fancy; and if citizens alone can determine how they are to be governed-then there isn’t any option but to defeat the evil forces (adharma) of the Sira-Mara junta, which has wrested the hold from the legitimate government of our country.

Issue

This is the issue before Sri Lankans. The issue is  not about keeping Ranil Wickremesinghe or getting Mahinda Rajapakse back; that issue can be fought in the normal battle of competitive politics. The battle cannot be done through the medium of an outrageous conspiracy to violate the constitution and democratic process.

Brave Court Action

States the Daily Mirror: “The Special Trial-at-Bar yesterday dismissed a request by the defense to put off the trial until the Appeal Court order on the jurisdiction of the special trial-at-bar to conduct the trial against former president’s chief of staff Gamini Senarath and three others.

The three-Judge Bench comprising Sampath Wijeratne, Sampath Abeykoon and Champa Janaki Rajaratna fixed the trial to be conducted on a day-to-day basis from November 7 onwards.”

How far away have our courts travelled since the defeat of the Rajapakse regime and the ouster of the regime’s Chief Justice, Mohan Pieris! The new independent constitutional court set up during the first hundred days of the yahapalanaya government now picks our judges for the country’s highest court and bastion of liberty. The purpose of the political transformation in 2015, now known as yahapalanaya, was to establish SYSTEMS that can control individual behaviour rather than the other way about where we rely on exhorting individuals-authorities or others- to conform to the right way of doing things. You put your naked finger on the hot oven and you will burn. Likewise, if you violate the laws of the land no politician can salvage you from the consequences. You must recourse to court for that.

The Yahapalanaya government does invite a lot of criticism for its omissions and commissions. However, this much has been achieved in our country, namely, that government has set the system of justice right. Courts have given many a verdict against even the government. No Basilian Minister can revenge the court if his Ministerial plans are upset by court decision. Sri Lankans observed how a former Chief justice, Shirani Bandranayake, was illegally removed merely because she blocked Basil’s Divineguma Bill. How horrible was that! Yet, Rajapaksas weren’t the kind with any moral sense who can feel guilty about such wrong doing. 

Amoral

Both components of the junta that is called ‘Sira-Mara Junta’ by a high profile online journal, are totally devoid of moral sense. Ethicists call such individuals ‘amoral.’ An appeal to conscience isn’t relevant to such people. It is most unfortunate for a country to have such brutes ruling our country. It is dangerous, too, because these guys set an example to ordinary people. Other high-ups tend to fall in line with the new dysfunctional values. Ministers would think it nothing to demand bribes or to abuse the underlings. The consequence is that the Sri Lanka Parliament is star-studded by numerous venal and leacherous MPs including SB Dissanayake, Wimal Weerawansa, Gammanpila, Aluthgamage, Mahinda Samarasinghe and Susil Premjayanth. Even the learned GL Peiris is seen pathetically metamorphosing into Mahinda Rajapaksa’s poodle. Like Mary and the little Lamb, GL is seen trotting behind Mahinda meekly and obediently. Cross-overs have become rife-all done for money. When the question about numbers -shortage was pointed out to the Mara-Sira junta it is reported that Basil responded,”I will look after that.” He is, indeed, keeping to his word.

As every day passes, we now observe morally outrageous action by high ups who wouldn’t bat an eyelid. Down through the corridors of the wider society, the new and disastrous value system of “might is right,” and “corruption is  acceptable provided you don’t do that aloud,” penetrates. Whole governance systems deteriorate and break up.

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  • 28
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    Short and very correct

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      Shyamon,

      Great piece!

      It’s a plain and simple ploy to escape special-courts ………. the magnitude of their crimes and the true nature of the culprits would have come out (like in the inquiry into Air Lanka) ……. which they want to avoid at any cost to hoodwink the masses further


      I have been telling this from day one ………. the UNP propaganda machine should be getting Mahinda to wear this like how they got Ranil to wear “bond-scam.” If they don’t get Mahinda to wear this and get some of his gloss off ………… UNP and Ranil are a bunch of imbeciles who would have let a golden opportunity pass ………. there is no nice way to do it; the gloves have to come off …….. Ranil is not good at this stuff …….. so he should let the hounds out ….. Ranjan, Harin, et el ………

      All the MPs who cross over will end up in political wilderness like Tissa Attanayake.


      Mahinda and his mercenaries won’t do the gentlemanly thing Ranil did ………… accommodating all the “political orphans” in the UNP nominations to the chagrin of stalwarts like Rosy Ramanayake

      I have my pet peeves with Ranil ……… he is no saint ……… but shall refrain ………… lest they be used by his enemies at this critical time of the nation

      Ranil is the lesser of the two evils ………….if how the elections were conducted and the absence of political-violence is anything to go by ……………

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      Hello all,

      I am a very poor man living on daily 500 rupees, that is if I do some coolie works for business people in Pettah. I don’t know if I am patriotic or not, I don’t know what is authoritarian rule is or how I will be affected by that, constitution? it sounds boring for me and I am too busy to learn what it is, trying to cover something for my next meal. My friends are talking about a fight between Mahinda and Ranil for becoming prime minister, that is when Mahinda started to announce some price reduction for some items that will help me a lot in my life being a very poor and needy, so I want to support Mahinda.

      When Ranil was there, he also said too many things but those did not seem will impact my life as a poor coolie.

      Later I stopped listening to his talks on TVs also, since I could not understand half of what he says. If Mahinda speaks I can understand, so I will start to listen to Mahinda talks now hoping he will announce more price cuts, HOPE he wouldn’t announce 4 times price increase after stabilizing in the post…..

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      Shyamon Jayasinghe

      “The current crisis is in Sri Lanka is one created by a desperate act by the former regime of Rajapaksas and a foolishly greedy and self-indungent President. A combination of greed and fear! As reported in today’s ( 3/11/18) Daily Mirror, this illegitimate government wants to put off the very first Trial -at -Bar case by the Special Court against Gamini Senerath, private secretary of the former President Mahinda Rajapakse’s. Gamini Senerath is charged with embezzling Rs 500 million belonging to Litro Gas. That there is some semblance of hope for this country, at least for now, is evidenced by the fact that the Judiciary has rejected the call for postponement of the case.”

      Thanks. Succinctly stated. greed and fear. SiRa joins MaRa.

      MaRa MaRa ChaTu MaRa,
      MaRa MaRa AmaNa MaRa
      MaRa MaRa HoRa MaRa
      MaRa MaRa Gon SiRa

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    There is no crisis in Sri Lanka, except the one the power hungry, incompetent, backbone-less Ranil is to trying to create with the help of his foreign meddler minders.-

    The constitution is clear that the change of cabinet makes a PM redundant and the president is at liberty to appoint a new one, as he has dome. he also has the powers to prorogue the parliament for up to two months. He has only used 11 days and he can decide to extend it if he so wishes. All the rubbish about the speaker calling parliament is bullshit because only the president has the powers to call and prorogue parliament.

    Where is the crisis when the stock market has responded positively, the ‘avamangala’ taxes have come off and the rupee is moving upwards again? So the crisis of 3 1/2 years has been solved on 29 October.

    The only ‘crisis’ at present is PUK Hamu’s illegal occupation of the Temple Trees. Without cleaning or garbage collection, the place has become hell on earth.

    All the Simons need to advice their friend PUK Hamu that he simply isn’t up to the job and he should bloody go home.

    He has no backbone and President Sirisena had no alternative but to sack the sod.
    Thank you.

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      Simon Saparamadu

      “There is no crisis in Sri Lanka, except the one the power hungry, incompetent, backbone-less Ranil is to trying to create with the help of his foreign meddler minders.-“

      How did this entire episode start?
      Let’s look at the events:

      Dr Gota issued a cosy statement towards Hindia.
      The Hindian wheeler dealer Subramanian Swamy arrives in Sri Lanka (whatever that maybe) with an invitation to MR. On Sept 9, he tweets ” probably the next president of Sri Lanka” to his supporters. A great reception was accorded to Mahinada. Mahinda comes back.

      The Hindian Suppu’s tweet
      “Subramanian Swamy

      @Swamy39
      Today Fmr President of Sri Lanka and probably the next President is arriving in New Delhi at the invitation of Virat Hindustan Sangam(http://www.vhsindia.org ). He will address a public meeting (admission by invitation ) on 12th on “Indo-Srilanka Relations : The Way Forward”.

      10:42 PM – Sep 9, 2018

      Please tell me what was happening in Hindia while the entourage of crook, criminal, war criminals were in Hindia?

      Don’t forget the source of Mahinda’s bribe to Thiruvengadam Vellupillai Prabaharan (who may be a long lost cousin of yours).

      By the way good governance hypocrite Sirisena could have appointed someone else if he was so concerned about Ranil, why once again his arch enemy Mahinda the crook, war criminal?

      Selective memory isn’t it?

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    What about the crisis in the UNP. ? Half the UNP parliament are old boys of Royal College !

    The corporate culture in Colombo is based on the old boy syndrome. Many of them become millionaires on commissions earned because of Royal college buddies in the Cabinet.They give bribes and are corrupt like everybody else.

    When it comes to entrance to university and medical college etc, based on competitive exams, the Royalists are nowhere !

    In the Bond scam the culprit ,the accomplice and the judge were old Royalists !

    So there is a major crisis in our society. Not the hilarious stuff this outdated man is writing about.

  • 12
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    Well said Mr SJ..
    May God bless ( although you do not believe in God)..
    One best piece of writing from you ….
    Indeed; you behave illustrated your patriotism; your love to mother land; your hope for floushing democracy and rule of law in Sri Lanka; your concerns about corruption and fraud in Sri Lanka ..
    All what you say 100% right.
    Sri Lanka is decending into choatic situation; Sri Lanka is waiting for a disasters;
    Sri Lanka is in trouble water; .
    MR must win in order to over up all his sins and all his crimes.

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      The bugger does not believe in God, you are wasting your energy!

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        All religions are human constructs.
        There is absolutely no evidence of a benevolent God.

        Don’t shoot the messenger.

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      I know GOD worshippers want the Sri lanka this way. That happened even in early days of independence. Those days we thpught it was Catholics. Now, we know religion is behind and they are coming behind always when the West invade a country.

  • 9
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    Shyamon Jeyasinghe,

    It was the architect of the present constitution -JR.Jayawardene who asserted that the Executive Presidency he had created could do anything other than change the sex-man into a women or the woman into a man.

    Now Maithiri is exactly doing this. He had learnt through trial and error. He is a quick learner?

    Power is a magnet and the result is obvious.

    The doubt is whether it is today, tomorrow, next week or next month.

    We have to reap what we had sown

    You want us to defend this constitution and claim the fight is issue based and is not for or against any individual? That is ridiculous!

    We achieved a regime change in2015 with the sole objective of abolishing executive presidency, but on the way we settled for 19 amendment and face the music.

    History provides opportunities again and again.

    We miss opportunities and end in self pity.

    Shall we again go for a single issue common candidate? And search all over country for such a honest selfless creature.

    All men and women without any exception are humans.

    We must be optimist and traverse a new path!

    • 9
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      SRI KRISH. But this post of president is limited by many conditions. this is not fully executive [post. His power is limited but he act with tune of MR. He wants to win next term with MR’s support . He is dreaming. Once MR is well established. Believe me .. He will wipe out MS soon. MR knows what MS did for him last time. He will take revenge from MS as and When situation come.
      In politics there is not eternal friends or eternal enemies…
      that is true in Sri Lanka,..
      Once MR family is in full control all departments they will wipe out one by one..
      MS will be first one to go…
      wait and see.
      It is Karmuma.. what goes from you come back to you. If you harm someone .. harm will haunt you until reach you.
      that is sure in MS case.

  • 12
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    You are a super writer, Shyamon Jayasinghe. In calling the Rajapakse junta,”brutes,” you show a rare fearlessness. It is true as they are moral lepers

  • 7
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    Exactly. Judges have to play a very responsible role to establish justice to the people after their hard fought ouster of MR and the crooked clans. Veshige putha MS has allowed MR to illegally sneak back but hope right thinking MP’s with spine will kick them out including MS asap. 20 million citizens future depends on how the right thinking MP’s charter the future actions.

  • 9
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    JR was wrong. Changing a man into a woman and vice versa is not the only thing the constitution did not enable the president to do, what we have seen is that the constitution also simply cannot make crooks behave with virtue or make of an undeserving man a person worthy of that office.

  • 9
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    We can all see the disaster JR created by executive presidency!
    Sri Lankan voters are ABSOLUTE fools.

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    I have seen all the elections held since independence. I do not know much about DS, except that he was responsible for the creation of agricultural projects in the East which are still holding good. The rot started with SWRD with his Sinhala only policy. It deprived our children from learning English. No English meant less knowledge. I have seen this in my own family. Then came the nationalization of estates etc. paving the way for even bus conductors to be appointed as Estate Superintendents. The removal of powers of Permanent Secretaries by Sirimavo was an irreparable damage. Then comes JR who thought he will live for ever and brought the most obnoxious Constitution on the people. We do know that everybody except Rajapaksas who wants to throw the damn paper to the WPB. It is the Sinhala leaders of all hues who are responsible for creating the monstrous ethnic divide. We do know the results of the dirty politics as we the older generation coexisted with the Tamils. I will bet my last penny that Sri Lankan Tamils will never cohabit with Tamil Nadu Tamils to create a separate state. What the younger people should be told is to throw behind bars the Rajapaksas, Wickremasinghes, Vigneswarans and Hakeems lock stock and barrel and create a wise society and get the leaders from them..

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      DPJ

      “What the younger people should be told is to throw behind bars the Rajapaksas, Wickremasinghes, Vigneswarans and Hakeems lock stock and barrel and create a wise society and get the leaders from them..”

      You mean you want to create a fascist state under Dr Gota Hitler Rajapaksa.
      Forget Tamil Nadu for a second, what do you say to the people who don’t treat their own family well while blaming the west, Hindia, UN, ……………… Strangers and neighbours take advantage of your family if you don’t treat them well.

      Don’t forget as far as the Hindians of Delhi Sultanate are concerned Sri Lanka (whatever that maybe) is the Sinhala state of Akhand Bharat.

  • 11
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    If Ranil W did not mastermind the CB Bond Scam, this pathetic development may never have come about. The present crisis is all about how well Sillysena can ensure to continue sitting on the Throne having got convinced that it will not be for too long. He must be very concerned about the Russian Frigate Deal.

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      hancho pancha

      “If Ranil W did not mastermind the CB Bond Scam, this pathetic development may never have come about. “

      You may well be right.
      However, I do not understand how this scam was organised what was the total loss to the state. Could you explain to me the actual mechanics of the scam and a computation of the total loss.

      Next time around I would like try myself.

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        Dear Mr, or Mrs. Native Vedda.
        Mr. Arjuna Mahendran explained to me in all detail. Unfortunately, it is beyond my capacity to grasp all that super duper stuff.

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          hancho pancha

          Are you sure it was Arjuna who explained you the details?
          Are you sure he wasn’t telling you porkies or the Little Red Riding Hood story?

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    Sri Lanka is slowly and steadily descending in to a banana republic family rule country. Like Zimbabwe was under Mugabe. The country will soon be worse than african countries like Nigeria, Venezuela etc.

    The Rajapakse clan will rape the countries resources and and enrich their own bank accounts. Soon there will be ques for basic necessities like oil, petrol and bread.

    Even the fishing rights farming rights will be sold to the Chinese to pay for Hambantota Harbour, Matara airport and the port city.

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    EU has threatened to cut benefits. UN has given warning, Japan has suspended a mega project worth more than a Billion $. Stupid Lankans expect China to cover losses. This is just the beginning. You can screw your own retards but other countries have learned their lessons with Lanka. But MR says he has a magic formula to bring down fuel prices and to stop depreciation of rupee. He could have used it the last time but for unknown reasons he kept it for a rainy day??? The local Buffet Cabral ( still remember that name????) has been called to help.

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      “to stop depreciation of rupee.”

      To show off Mahinda’s “economic credentials” :)) ………. They sold off dollars from their reserves to defend the rupee ……… and the rupee appreciated slightly ……….. but our reserves are paltry and limited ……..when the reserves are exhausted it’ll be a freefall

      “During 2011/12, the then administration of the Central Bank had spent $ 4.2 billion out of its reserves in a desperate bid to defend the rupee. Yet, it could not prevent the depreciation of the rupee by 13.5%. Similarly, in 2015, under the present Government, the Bank had spent $ 1.2 billion to protect the rupee only to experience a depreciation of the rupee by 9%. Sri Lanka today is in the same critical situation”

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      Sri lanka doe snot need EU Aids. Sri lanka exports about $ 1.1 billion stuff. that is at the top. EU send us more than $ 2 billion. Stop EU Imports. GERM<AN ambassador was supporting Ranil. Stop Importing Benzes.

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    Thank you Shyamon for your brilliant article. please get this translated to sinhala and have it published in all sinhala media. the common sinhala man on the road has been converted to “Mahindaism’ because of the lies and deception of weerawansa and company. unfortunately UNP is weak in countering false propaganda. Mahinda’s men like weerawansa have completely corrupted the common man’s mind. I can see when I speak to all these people on the roads.

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    Et Tu Shyamon Jayasinghe!! So ~ “You Can See Why This Crisis Was Created “.

    It is NOT a crisis but is a coup. The lay-Lankans have to carry the consequences of the elites fight/struggle for self-survival.

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    My3 is not.even fit to be an MP let alone a President.

    If the intervention of foreign parties is required to bring check and balances, then so be it. Dissolve parliament and, call for a General Election.

    We have unfortunately inherited a bunch of idiots to run (down) the country and its people.

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      Omar, you say, “My3 is not.even fit to be an MP let alone a President”. I respectfully disagree. My3, being a politician, is eminently suitable for that.
      .
      Arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.
      .
      That is how Richard Dawkins describes the God of the Old Testament in his Best-Selling Book, “God Delusion”. To be fair, our politicians are not as bad as that. For example, none of them are homophobic. On the contrary, they thrive on the subject. Neither are they filicidal. Far from it. They will do anything for the sake of their children.
      .
      So, I will remove, homophobic and filicidal, but I will add a few things that should be there. Our politicians are such an uneducated, illiterate, dishonest, untrustworthy, stupid, brainless, selfish, egoistic, pompous, ungrateful, dirty, set of thieves that calling them as dogs would be unpardonable and may even amount to cruelty to animals. You may call them pigs but not dogs because dogs are a grateful lot. You call a pariah dog juh juh and give him something to eat, it is never going to forget that. You can be certain that he will never bite the hand that feed him. But some people, who politicians who rose from very low levels are not like that. They will not only bite the hand that fed him but try to drive the owner of the hand from his house.
      .
      So you may call an MP a pig but never call him a dog as Mangala has done.

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    Shyamon, the one without the little grey cells: stuffing bills through Parliment and passing them without giving time for debate is one reason the current situation happened. If your Yahapals were allowed to frolic for another year the damage would have been irreversible. Why don’t you write about the Land Ordinance that your Yahapals were about to stuff down the throats of the Islanders, Oh I forget you are not capable of writing anything even remotely intellectual.

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    The theory that Old Royals took over the power to escape internal fraud cases is not one supported by any evidence. It was Ranil who asked in the parliament “If you want we can investigate Kathirgamar Murder case too”. The meaning that is Old King was responsible, with others, mudding Kathirgamar. But like in many others, Ranil was saving him on that too. So Old King may not protest on some minor matters that Ranil was doing only to fool Sinhala Buddhist Mondays and UNP Modayas. Old King should ignore those actions and let Ranil to select which case to pursue and which one to cover up for the common interest of Ranil and Old King. Ranil went to New York to save Old King from UNHRC. Ranil blocked Chandrika singing ICC. Ranil went to Temple Tree house to bail out Old King from Western nations’ “Operation Regime Change”. Few Months ago, there were four CC justices rescinded assigned case of Old Brother Prince. Shyamon Jayasinghe can utter anything to Save Ranil, but he cannot real Ranil said to NDTV that there will be no case of whatsoever regarding firing him from PM post. Political observers putting forward their opinion that Ranil would not mind to retire at this time to defuse any criminal liability that could arise on New King and Old King by this coup. Shyamon Jayasinghe can utter anything but the truth is it is Ranil who is hell bent on protecting Old Royals from Internal Court system and International system. This is type of the writings are making, nursing, maintaining and protecting Sinhala Buddhist Voters’ Modayaness. Ranil has not punished any one MP who crossed to Old Royals. He has repeatedly said the he will leave TTH as soon as the majority is proved by Old Royals. When his boss (Ranil) talks like that, then Shyamon Jayasinghe is simply making himself imbecile by bragging the Yahapalanaya’s record on Justices is one sided advertisement of UNP & Ranil.

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    Many have pointed out repeatedly one thing. That is, leaving the politically powerful-s aside from prosecuting, even the doctor who cut pieces from Thajudeen body and kept in his lab is not punished by his medical board, his hospital, CIDs, not even a civil suit by the family.
    Many times, already, Colombo media has reported that there is a discontent in Old Royals family that New King might have tricked them into this. Ranil is the best protection for Old King and he knows that. If he or New King leads the government, that will open the doors to IC to start its own investigation. Ranil is the one in the past had cap on West, using his influence. UN Secretary General’s Phone is serious matter. If America and other Western countries back him up, any time a consignment of peacekeepers may show up Katunayake. They cannot be prevented providing their services just by Pakkaya Communist’, Vasu’ army. That is why Karu openly asked the diplomats, who met him, to give him time to resolve the matter negotiating with New King and Old King. So, all the talk that Justice System has been restored by Ranil is most deceiving propaganda. And this is coup sole of hatched by New King. Further this has the blessing of Karu and Ranil. Only political babas like Shyamon Jayasinghe would deny that. One can start to suspect that Shyamon Jayasinghe is not doing anything new but using minor issues to show as turn of the political & judicial culture. He is just another UNP propagandist.

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    Mahavansa will record that Mahinda Rajapaksa saved the country TWICE . Once from Wickramasinghe -Prabhakaran agreement and once from Wickramasinghe – Sampanthan agreement.

    Soma

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    When MR Has consolidated himself (if at all), the first to Go will be MS. Because at the
    demise of the incumbent President the Prime minister Suceeds. Cheers!!!!.
    Levi

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    We must ban politicians from jumping, because this is a total betrayal of the voter.

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    Did you see the AlJazeera interview with MR? MR was caught without pants. He looked foolish

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    dear Shyamon ,
    An excellent analysis as usual and concise too. This G l Pieris though said to be educated is doing all these because he is afraid pf pissing in his pants once again bt offending the Rahjapaksas. What a disgrace. Bensen

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    People like you Shyamon are a big part of the problem in our country. You have moved out of our country, but you seem to have forgotten your mouth here. Maybe they didn’t give your mouth the citizenship there?
     
    What do you know about “government has set the system of justice right” ? Do you really have the faintest idea what you are talking about? When did you last have anything to do with the courts? Really!!!@* Please do not play with our lives by propagating false information. FYI the courts are even more corrupt now than a couple of years ago. Its more thorough going than before. At least please get some proper information before you write. Your writings are like a small school boy’s writings. I told you once before that this is not a ball game. People like you think choosing a president is like cheering one player against another player to the president position – then you propagate this way of thinking. And that is exactly what we get – a ball game and a popularity contest with two sides cheering their guy. Forgotten is that both persons cannot even kick a ball properly.
     
    A few months ago you were cheering Sirisena as if he is THE saviour of your ball game. Now you are eating your own words and I hope you choke. People like you really stir up and implant wrong attitudes and values in the population. Please write something of substance or just keep quiet. More importantly DO NOT spread false rumours.

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