Meeting the Greats in ‘Vanity Fair’s Writers on Writers’


December 3, 2016 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/books/review/vanity-fair-writers-on-writers-graydon-carter.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbooks&action=click&contentCollection=books&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=10&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0 Meeting the Greats in ‘Vanity Fair’s Writers on Writers’ By Matthew Schneier James Baldwin VANITY FAIR’S WRITERS ON WRITERS Edited by Graydon Carter 424 pp. Penguin Books. Paper, $20. A good working assumption, if you are a struggling young writer, dreaming of laurels but subsisting on lentils, is that those successful … Continue reading

Congratulations to the People of Thailand


December 3, 2016 Congratulations to the People of Thailand by AFP http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn becomes Rama X of Thailand’s Chakri Dynasty, but will not formally be crowned until after his father’s cremation, which is expected next year. Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn became the King of Thailand late Thursday, opening a new chapter for the powerful … Continue reading

UMNO Grand Poobah, MCA, Hudud and Divisive Politics


December 2, 2016 UMNO Grand Poobah, MCA, Hudud and Divisive Politics by Cmdr (rtd) S. Thayaparan http://www.malaysiakini.com UMNO’s Grand Poobah and Poobah Jr. “Mark my word, if and when these preachers get control of Republican] party, and they’re sure trying to do so, it’s going to be a terrible damn problem. Frankly, these people frighten … Continue reading

Listen to this Janus-Faced Malay Chauvinist Najib Razak at the UMNO General Assembly


December 2, 2016 READ THIS: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/12/02/stop-asking-malays-to-pledge-loyalty-to-umno–delegate-tells-party/ Malaysia: Members of the International Community–Listen to this Janus-Faced Malay Chauvinist Najib Razak at the UMNO General Assembly The most corrupt UMNO Leader will use race and Islam for his own political survival. He is a Malay, a Muslim and a bumiputra who is the worst Prime Minister in … Continue reading

Maria Chin Abdullah et. al and the Fight for Regime Change


December 2, 2016 Maria Chin Abdullah et. al and the Fight for Regime Change by Ambassador Dato’  Dennis Ignatius Maria Chin Abdullah & the quest for change No one should underestimate the power of the simple faith that was on display through all those days, at all those events, the belief that somehow justice will prevail … Continue reading