Archive for January 21st, 2010

The CHANGE euphoria in Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Shenali Waduge What has America learned from the Obama “Change” experiment? By end 2009, almost 700,000 Americans had lost their jobs, 1.4million Americans were unemployed, a further 30,000 US troops had been sent to Afghanistan & Iraq was being replaced with Iran. Summing up the disappointment felt by most Americans on the Obama “Change” was […]

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“Roti” Fonseka’s tele-fornicating bill was 20 lakhs – ex-Army officers

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

H. L. D. Mahindapala The major plank of the Wickremesinghe-Hakeem-Mangala-Mano-Sampanthan-Soma-HANSA was to project “Roti” Fonseka “”…” remember how he forcibly thrust a roti down the throat of his cook because it was misshapen? “”…” as the man to combat corruption and restore peace and reconciliation. But the mounting scandals, exposing his character and his career, […]

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So You Have Decided to Vote Sarath Fonseka? Read This To the End, and then Vote!

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

SuduBanda So you have decided to vote Sarath Fonseka, haven’t you? It’s all right. I understand. I am not here to sling mud at Sarath Fonseka. I will never ask or beg you to vote Mahinda. You don’t have to. I just want you to read this to the end. I respect Sarath Fonseka, as […]

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General Fonseka is an ungrateful man

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Herold Leelawardena Both SF and RanilW may have collected their big cheques from the so-called International Community. The JVP may have collected their small cheques from them. All other big and small WOGs such as Mangala, Mano, Hakeem, may have collected even smaller cheques from them. And the NGO suckers may have collected their something […]

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Gen. Fonseka’s sole claim to victory, Green Card and eye on Presidency!

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera, Australia The Army, Navy and the Airforce fought the war as a team with the leadership given by the President as Commander-in-Chief. But after the war, Fonseka claimed sole victory and belittled the role of the Navy and the Air Force.  This week on a TV programme the former battle commanders of the Vanni […]

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The great myth of the ‘Tamil vote’ in 2005 presidential election

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Ajit Randeniya There are many characteristics about the public persona of Ranil Wickremesinghe even his political enemies would be likely to find disturbing; he comes across as a man immersed in a great sea of self-pity, some one who weeps into the pillow every night due to “ƒ”¹…”permanent background misery’.  Judging by Ranil’s never-ending references […]

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Sambandan Told not to Come Close in Public but LTTE TamilNet is Kissing Close to SF!

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Kumar Moses They are either passionately kissing or one is giving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to the other. Whichever way you look at it, the former General and the LTTE’s mouthpiece “”…” TamilNet – are mouth to mouth. Not a day passes without TamilNet carrying propaganda material in support of the former General who was absent from […]

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Those Who Divide the National Vote Will be Cursed by Future Generations

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Dilrook Kannangara LTTE was a small army of 10,000 rudimentary fighters. Sri Lanka army comprised more than 100,000 well trained soldiers and the Indian army has more than 1,000,000 well trained soldiers. However, LTTE stumped them both. How did they do it? By simply driving a wedge between the two giant armies. This is exactly […]

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Sri Lankan envoy balances dialogue

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario Canada January 21, 2010 The Editor EMBASSY    Ottawa Sir: Sri Lanka’s new envoy to Canada, Ms. Chitranganee Wagiswara is correct when she reminds Canada that the Tamil separatist war ended on May 18 last year and there is a new reality that Sri Lanka is facing […]

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Anesthetized consciences

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

By Mario Perera, Kadawata This presidential election campaign plagued with murder and mayhem to an unprecedented degree will enter the annals of our history as the most violent, unscrupulous and disgraceful campaign of its nature. What is most disconcerting is that the vast majority of incidents have been perpetrated by forces backing the president. The […]

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