The country's founding fathers have in the nation-building documents including the Federal Constitution and Rukunegara set out the principles and directions of managing this country. It is our duty now to make sure the country becomes more prosperous upon such a foundation.
Rival factions within Umno are pitted against one another for existing resources. They only look at short-term interests and survival and will hardly set their sights beyond GE14 and the party elections thereafter.
Paying income tax is an inevasible obligation of all Malaysians. We must instill in ourselves this awareness to make sure that the country's development can be sustained under relatively healthy fiscal conditions.
This, unfortunately, couldn't have been more normal in this country where any controversy could be conveniently exploited by politicians to attack their rivals, never as an opportunity that could be harnessed to put things right.
In our highly globalized world today, striving to seek a common ground in the midst of our differences has become the prevalent trend in this world. Egotism will only destroy this beloved country of ours.