Upcoming Election on 24 March

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Laan Yaa Mo » February 11, 2019, 12:40 am

A thought has been planted in the minds of voters, which they will not forget.
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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Wee Jimmy » February 11, 2019, 3:26 am

jai yen yen wrote:
February 11, 2019, 12:04 am
Wee Jimmy wrote:
February 8, 2019, 1:15 pm
On the downside she's too friendly with the Shinawatra crowd.
You mean the ones that brought medical, affordable loans for farmers, Democracy and happy people to the country?
Loans which were paid back with interest, mass demonstrations, shootings, bribery at the elections. Maybe you were on another planet at that time.

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Lone Star » February 11, 2019, 5:30 am

Laan Yaa Mo wrote:
February 11, 2019, 12:40 am
A thought has been planted in the minds of voters, which they will not forget.
Agree.

It has made an impact.

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by jai yen yen » February 11, 2019, 11:27 pm

Wee Jimmy wrote:
February 11, 2019, 3:26 am
jai yen yen wrote:
February 11, 2019, 12:04 am
Wee Jimmy wrote:
February 8, 2019, 1:15 pm
On the downside she's too friendly with the Shinawatra crowd.
You mean the ones that brought medical, affordable loans for farmers, Democracy and happy people to the country?
Loans which were paid back with interest, mass demonstrations, shootings, bribery at the elections. Maybe you were on another planet at that time.
Ignorance is not always bliss, do so real research. Everything is controlled and planned. The wealthy elite control the government, military and any other institution in Thailand. Thaksin went against the grain and rocked their boat. He did many good things for the common people as well as for himself like all politicians, especially the Thai politicians. The majority of the country was happy with their government and had no reason to protest, it was the elite behind all the problems because they could not get rid of Thaksin in a fair election so the protests were organized and the elite side was allowed to do what they wanted by the military and police. Eventually it became chaos as was planned. In steps the heros with the guns and they have control again. Do not buy into the propaganda that is being spread by the rich. All they care about is retaining their wealth and power and will do anything to keep it, anything.

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Wee Jimmy » February 12, 2019, 12:50 am

As they should!!

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Laan Yaa Mo » February 12, 2019, 3:52 am

It is about competing Sino-Thai elites. If one looks at the members of Parliament over the past 20 years or so, you will see Chinese, not Thai, faces in government.
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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by jai yen yen » February 12, 2019, 4:01 am

Wee Jimmy wrote:
February 12, 2019, 12:50 am
As they should!!
Really, you think a handful of rich chinese Thais should live like masters while the rest of the Thai people scratch for an existence. You should try living like an average Thai for awhile.

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Wee Jimmy » February 12, 2019, 7:39 am

I see the average Thai and a lot of them seem to manage well. They all have thiere new phones and cars. Remember we have foreigners in our governments and it's accepted... why should we bother if there are rich Chinese in the Thai government when there a Muslim and other foriegners in our own?

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Wee Jimmy » February 12, 2019, 7:40 am

Wee Jimmy wrote:
February 12, 2019, 7:39 am
I see the average Thai and a lot of them seem to manage well. They all have thiere new phones and cars. Remember we have foreigners in our governments and it's accepted... why should we bother if there are rich Chinese in the Thai government when there are Muslim and other foriegners in our own?

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by jai yen yen » February 12, 2019, 10:29 am

Wee Jimmy wrote:
February 12, 2019, 7:39 am
I see the average Thai and a lot of them seem to manage well. They all have thiere new phones and cars. Remember we have foreigners in our governments and it's accepted... why should we bother if there are rich Chinese in the Thai government when there a Muslim and other foriegners in our own?
You have a lot to learn about Thailand if you can learn. You certainly will not learn from me so I will leave you to it.

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by GT93 » February 12, 2019, 3:43 pm

In the NYT an opinion writer observes how "... the extraordinary developments of last week — actually, of the last months — reveal that Thailand is a military dictatorship like no other. It is a military dictatorship under royal command."

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/09/opin ... dline&te=1

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Wee Jimmy » February 12, 2019, 4:24 pm

GT93 wrote:
February 12, 2019, 3:43 pm
In the NYT an opinion writer observes how "... the extraordinary developments of last week — actually, of the last months — reveal that Thailand is a military dictatorship like no other. It is a military dictatorship under royal command."

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/09/opin ... dline&te=1

Please do.... I think you have a lot to learn...

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by Wee Jimmy » February 12, 2019, 4:27 pm

Sorry GT39 That reply was for jyy.

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by jai yen yen » February 13, 2019, 12:18 am

GT93 wrote:
February 12, 2019, 3:43 pm
In the NYT an opinion writer observes how "... the extraordinary developments of last week — actually, of the last months — reveal that Thailand is a military dictatorship like no other. It is a military dictatorship under royal command."

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/09/opin ... dline&te=1
But the real wizard is hidden behind the curtain.

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Re: Upcoming Election on 24 March

Post by jackspratt » March 7, 2019, 8:16 pm

I guess those who show even a modicum of interest in Thai affairs will be "unsurprised" by this development.
An opposition political party that attempted to nominate a member of the royal family as prime minister in Thailand’s upcoming election has been dissolved with immediate effect and its executives given a 10-year ban from politics.

In a ruling announced on Thursday afternoon, Thailand’s constitutional court declared that Thai Raksa Chart, a political party formed only in October last year, had violated the constitution by putting forward Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, the older sister of an individual, to be its chosen candidate for prime minister.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/ ... ess-for-pm

Hopefully, some semblance of democracy will still shine through in what is likely to be a very flawed election. :(
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