Friday, June 12, 2009

Quote of the Day

Refreshing honesty from de-facto Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin:

‘Why you want me to be killed by someone after imposing tax on agriculture.’


Philistine said...

Disturbing how he has the balls to say that though... and how he totally gets away with it. I can so imagine everybody at the press conference raising their eyebrows and saying "Ah yes well he's got a point there."

What kind of country is this where come hell or high water, the power of the landlords remains totally unbridled?

Anonymous said...

There you go. Feudalism flexing its muscles (and guns) again.

Philistine said...

Unrelatedly, I have arrived at 2 startling observations:

1. The first letter of a post on Rs.5 is green for Bubs, orange for Aks and purple for Ahsan.

2. I have been spending way too much time on this blog.

bubs said...

Philistine: You will also notice that our links are colour-coordinated. It's really quite cute.

takhalus said...

he is also related to several land owning families through marriage!

Faiza said...

You forgot blue for NB. The blog IS all about colour-coordinated cuteness.