The system as it stands

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Dear Editor,

Re: Corruption stops justice 

I’ll be very interested to find out what sort of cash flow or income the country is generating from that foreign investment company (forgot the name) we’ve just set up, and if there’s any income from it, is it gonna to be made public. 

Maybe that’s what Liuga was referring to excess budget. The company’s transactions is based on secrecy so I’m wondering how much of the dealings in the company is on record and how much is kept secret, because it can easily be a cash flow business set up by the P.M. and a select few individuals for their own amusement under the guise of a legitimate government operation. 

Profits for the book, and the rest for themselves.

I started on an article about Commissioner Fuiava and my theory on how it’s gonna pan out last night, which is quite relevant to the current friction between the Judiciary and the executive. I’d decided to erase it as I didn’t wanna be putting thoughts into the corrupt agenda which has already been colluded between the executive and parliament, which is the representative of the people. Let’s say the Judiciary as professionals, trained for the honour of their duties, and hopefully is not swayed in to this re-engineering of the laws by the executive to own a country. 

As such, we don’t have a country; we are subjects of a man that owns a country. 

Government Ministers are not part of the machinery of government. They are employees of the man that owns the country. 

This was clearly displayed by the inability of the two senior Ministers to take control of the situation in the current Police Commissioners’ dispute or claims of corruption in the force and have to wait till the P.M. is in the country. Any decisions without his authority is subject to isolation. We know that’s true as in the case of a rising star in our politics that was the D.P.M. only to be swept outside as discarded garbage on simple inclination that he will soon challenge the Alpha male for leadership of the pack.

One look at the lineup of Ministers when they were first announced and you’ll notice the same trend as we’ve seen with all the government C.E.Os. They are all ‘yes men’. Ministers that were put in there to occupy a seat to give the illusion of a functioning government. 

They once in a while give a public position to be relevant like the Minister of Education and the Minister of Technology and then back to the usual 4WD and gov’t functions to parade their wives and their positions as a reward and then back in the hush, hush box. 

The two or three Ministers appointments that were either odd or obvious was first Papali’i Niko Lee Hang. His appointment I believe was a cleanup job from the Liuga’s mess. It was better to hush, hush the claims of corruption than to  have Papali’i as an enemy of system so he was offered a portfolio. Leao Tuitama is quite obviously a balancing act. Not a statesman by any means but to counter the inexperience of the choirboys in other areas. Then Fiame Naomi. This is the politics of name rather then ability. Perhaps loyalty at the most. No statesman by any means of the word.

The point is; our crime fighting Police Commissioner will probably be written off after his contract is over as the ghost letters pointed out as the most logic means of ridding him. He’s too honest for the regime to continue. 

The Judiciary will have an uphill battle with the executive in that they cannot contest the new laws of re-engineering other then administered it. They will either be lavished with perks from the executive to buy their loyalty or their appointments to the bench be politicized ie, new young Judges that are easily bought appointed to the bench that are just choirboys for the P.M.

I want to repeat what Putin said to the western media not so recent, ‘how can we not see this?’

 

Steve R.

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