Friday, December 02, 2005

Reward for marrying single mums??

This is by far the most stupid thing I have ever read about this year, coming from one of our elected leaders from the ruling party.


MEN who take single mothers as wives should be given monetary reward, a Backbencher proposed yesterday. Datuk Idris Harun (BN-Tangga Batu) said the Government should give men who marry single mothers with children "some kind of incentive" for their good deed. He made the suggestion during debate on the 2006 Budget at committee stage.

Pray tell, are you doing yourself some personal favours here, YB Datuk from Tangga Batu?

Read more about this absurd suggestion here. And oh yeah ... money talks, all the time, in Bolehland.



Blogger carboncopy said...

Looks like Idris Harun have some following beyond Malaysia.

Hindustan Times
Bangkok Post

3/12/05 15:42  
Blogger Anak Merdeka said...

I'm amused that other countries are starting to take a keen interest in the goings-on in our Parliament, although in this case, it ain't the sort of news to be proud of. It speaks loads about how Malaysian women are poorly respected by some of our highly chauvinist Parliamentarians. I have heard enough about the sexist remarks being made by these goons who often paint our women as helpless and in dire need of male affection and protection. Bleah...

4/12/05 22:45  

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