Man: Peace on earth!
Drunken Republic Cartoons 2013
Kid: Dynasties aren’t just in Banten are they Mr?
The arrest by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) of Banten Governor Ratu Atut Chosiyah, the head of a powerful political dynasty in Banten province that has been accused of siphoning off tens of billions in public money, has reignited concern about the proliferation of political dynasties around the country.
Man speaking to Transport Minister EE Mangindaan: Mr Minister, the road accident rate is dropping, that means transportation is improving yeah?
Man: Ahh, all that’s changed is the year and they’ve gotten older...
Caleg: It’s also changed my fortunes!
Man: Please, go ahead Mr...
Man speaking to KPK chief Abraham Samad and Supreme Audit Agency head Hadi Poernomo: What’s important is where the money went Mr!
Kid: The money’s found its way far and wide... and in the end...
With legislative and presidential elections only a few months away, the Australian spy scandal provided a perfect opportunity for political grandstanding with politicians of every strip falling over each other to demonstrate their nationalist credentials by either blasting Australia – or slamming President Yudhoyono for over-reacting or criticising his inadequate response.
Man: Don’t go saying my party is a corrupt party!
With hordes of cheap, new cars and motorcycles continuing to hit the city’s streets, and the two rail-based public transit networks not expected to be ready until at least 2016, experts have warned that Jakarta faces total gridlock in 2014.
Document reads: ‘Iron-Sand Mining Project Permit’
Man: A fantasy umbrella waving in the morning sun, hey, hey who is she...
Kid: May I see your radiant face... hey, hey Bunda Putri... (from the song Payung Fantasi by Ismail Marzuk)
Observers say that the arrest of Constitutional Court Chief Justice Akil Mochtar on corruption charges has severely shaken the public’s faith in the judicial system and ordinary people are starting to despair in the face of a litany of corruption and bribery cases involving every branch of power – legislative, judicial and executive.
Cat: A dynasty? What’s wrong with that if you can do it...
Man: If you can bribe people right Mr?
Migrant workers: We’re always the victims. Platform reads Foreign Exchange Heroes, bubble reads Legal Protection.
President Yudhoyono: Save the MK
Kid: That’s all very well but when will we be saved Dad?
The only real surprise about Constitutional Court (MK) chief justice Akil Mochtar’s arrest on corruption charges is the political amnesia of those who have joined the chorus of condemnation against him: former MK chiefs who paved the way for graft in the court by curtailing the Judicial Commission’s oversight powers, lawmakers who extend Akil’s term without undergoing a screening test despite p
The arrest of Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi) chief justice Akil Mochtar on corruption charges has been described as a ‘national disgrace’ and highlighted the fact that corruption had infiltrated all levels of the legislative, judicial and executive branches of government.
Man: A comic farce! Meanwhile our legal system remains a tragedy!