Monday, July 20, 2009



"The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, selfappointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny."James Madison (Federalist Papers)


Sunday, July 19, 2009

First they came...


When the Nazis came for the communists,
I remained silent;
I was not a communist.

Then they locked up the social democrats,
I remained silent;
I was not a social democrat.

Then they came for the trade unionists,
I did not protest;
I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews,
I did not speak out;
I was not a Jew.

When they came for me,
there was no one left to speak out for me

"First they came…" is a poem attributed to Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) about the inactivity of German intellectuals following the Nazi rise to power and the purging of their chosen targets, group after group.


Saturday, July 18, 2009

Mysterious death at MACC

歐陽捍華 Ean Yong’s political secretary dead at MACC HQ

Look closely at the photos from the scene of 赵明福 Teoh Beng Hock's death.

Some of Oni's observation:

  1. Left shoe sits up neatly about 8 feet from the head right within the border. Appears to be clean and properly laced-up.

  2. Right shoe looks beaten-up. Surface of the sole shows sign of heavy scraping.

  3. Slash wound on the right wrist. Bleeding seems fresh (color relatively red and bright). Right fist is clenched. Not wearing a wrist watch.

  4. Pants ripped at the buttock revealing underwear. Some fabric in the torn area appears to be missing from the trousers. No sign of wallet, mobile phone or keys in the back and left pockets.

  5. Underwear appears to be torn in the middle.