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They really are as stupid as this

We have several times pointed out that Thailand’s military junta is made up of a bunch of dullards.

Accounting for how this collection of dunces comes to be running a once quite successful country must examine the ways in which these men have been promoted. 523 more words

Good vs. evil

One of the dominant discourses of recent years has been the royalist notion that the political world is populated by good and evil people. Promoted by aging princes and then by the current king, this discourse drew on a particular reading of Buddhism. 614 more words

Happy dictators

This time last year Privy Council President, former unelected prime minister and drain on taxpayer funds General Prem Tinsulanonda met the military junta and other bottom burnishers at his taxpayer-funded home and “praised Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for leading the May 22 coup, terming it a national rescue and a military duty.” 415 more words

Updated: The Koh Tao “conspirator” revealed

A couple of days ago we posted on the quite ridiculous claims by various members of the military dictatorship that “someone” was behind large demonstrations in Myanmar against the death penalty handed down to two Burmese migrant workers for the murder of two British tourists. 574 more words

Retrofitting Thailand

One of the PPT collective came across a pile of newspaper clippings recently. They were all about the various attempts to oust General Prem Tinsulanonda When he was unelected premier. 285 more words

Prem and corruption in high places

The Bangkok Post has a quite interesting op-ed by Nopporn Wong-Anan, who is deputy editor of the Post.

The op-ed is ostensibly about Privy Council president Gen Prem Tinsulanonda and his campaign against corruption. 650 more words

Watch Seripisut

A couple of days ago, PPT briefly mentioned Seripisut Temiyavet and the military junta’s attack on him for his comments on military corruption.

We think he’s worth watching for a while. 202 more words