Filed under Hypocrisy

Israel keeps going the wrong way

Daily Mirror Recall Shakespeare’s great work of dramatic art, the Merchant of Venice, where Shylock was treated as an unpleasant Jew (with a lovely, self-effacing daughter) who dealt mainly in shady usury. His speech to the court is one of Shakespeare’s most remembered: “Hath not a Jew eyes? / Hath not a Jew hands, organs, … Continue reading

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People fully awake

Island Editorial Burglars in days of yore, used to make a hole in a wall and put a pot through it with the help of a stick before entering a house. If it got smashed, they would run away because they knew the occupants were fully awake. The yahapalana leaders employed the same modus operandi … Continue reading

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Rajapaksa apologists and impending implosion of the cabal

Daily Mirror “When a political organisation loses contact with its origin, it declines and risks implosion.” ~ Roberto Esposito Some writers whose political insensitivities and bare naiveté have been mistaken for objective analysis are still defending the indefensible atrocities of the Rajapaksa era. Their insensitivities have taken them from being mere Rajapaksa supporters to the fringe … Continue reading

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GMOA – Enjoy life but pay taxes

Daily Mirror Editorial The Joint Opposition (JO) and the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) are both complementing and competing with each other for the position of the most influential opposition of the UNP-led government. When one blocks roads with rallies the other cripples hospitals.When one pushes railway unions to action the other pulls medical students … Continue reading

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The deadly contrast: Mahinda vs Gota

Daily Mirror   Sri Lanka would go to a presidential election sometime during the next year as the presidency enters the final year of its five year term in January 2019. The prospect of a new Constitution, which may also require the approval in a referendum is diminishing. And even the constituent partners of the … Continue reading

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