Bananas are nutritious and delicious

What happens in parliament is exciting, but General Prayut Chan-o-cha still has the votes. What happens behind the parliament is riveting, because it’s allegedly a bid to remove the votes from the general. Of course, MP Thamanat Prompow denied everything, saying bootlickers slobbering over the boss’s feet are spreading aContinue Reading

When Tu meets Tu: not a love story

The 31 August no-confidence debate saw a war of words between General Prayut Chan-o-cha (nicknamed Tu) and Thai Liberal Party’s Police General Sereepisuth Temeeyaves (also nicknamed Tu). These are the choicest quotes from General Prayut in replying to Police General Sereepisuth’s accusation of his alleged corruption, dishonesty, incompetence, lack ofContinue Reading

The Kingdom of Kakistocracy

Kakistocracy is a government system run by the most unscrupulous people. It is derived from two Greek words, kakistos (worst) and kratos (rule). How do unscrupulous people come into power? By unscrupulous means. For example, the use of physical force, as in the 2014 military coup. How do unscrupulous peopleContinue Reading

The increasing anti-monarchy sentiment

If you follow the top trending hashtags, it seems anti-monarchy sentiment is everywhere. Nonetheless, the pro-monarchy sentiment continues. Last week, in a video interview with Vogue Thailand regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, Princess Sirivannavari expressed her concerns for the well-being of the Thai people and gave the people encouragement. She alsoContinue Reading

The way of the guns

General Prayut Chan-o-cha came to power by the barrel of the gun. He maintains his power through the barrel of the gun. The constitution was written under the military dictatorship. The 250 senators were appointed by the military junta. Palang Pracharat Party was formed by General Prawit Wongsuwan. Hence, hisContinue Reading

Sinovac, the Sequel

From a less effective vaccine to a questionable Antigen Test Kit (ATK): Galactic incompetence? Shameless hanky panky? Both? These are questions, not an indictment, because other than the penchant for spraying rubber bullets, the government also has a penchant for filing charges against news that doesn’t make them happy. Here’sContinue Reading