* an initiative by a good friend of mine, Anas Zubedy
Dear Brother and Sister Malaysians,
‘Until we give NO FREE RIDE to every candidate, no matter which party they may represent, we cannot stand proud and say "WE, THE RAKYAT, ARE IN CHARGE”.’
I believe that a single voter can make a difference. You and I, we are powerful!
I believe that we, the rakyat, are in charge. I believe that our votes and actions count for everything.
I believe that as we, the rakyat, move for the good of the nation, weare changing our nation for the better. I believe that we the rakyat are more powerful than all the party machineries put together.
I believe we can win when we do the right thing. I believe that God is with us when we are genuine, truthful and have faith in Him. I believe.
I am looking for fellow believers.
I am writing to you as a fellow Malaysian, a fellow believer with a heart for Malaysia. Let’s find ways as rakyat to work towards changing Malaysians and Malaysian politics for the better - with love, care and mindfulness; not with anger and hatred.
It is our collective responsibility to ensure we improve the quality of our lawmakers, regardless which party they are from. We are the real third force. This moment in time calls us as rakyat to act to make sure we get only our best people to represent us in parliament. When we get the best, it does not matter which party they are from.
If we grant the mandate for unfit Malaysians to become our leaders, we are directly responsible for letting our nation fall to neglect. So let’s work. Let’s work to make sure only the smartest, uncorrupted, hardworking, sound and healthy candidates are elected.
I need to convince you that when we believe, we can make a difference…
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