Indonesia executes six drug convicts, five of them foreigners

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US Death Penalty (Justice Systems / Human Rights)

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"The Recalibration of Awareness – Apr 20/21, 2012 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Old Energy, Recalibration Lectures, God / Creator, Religions/Spiritual systems (Catholic Church, Priests/Nun’s, Worship, John Paul Pope, Women in the Church otherwise church will go, Current Pope won’t do it), Middle East, Jews, Governments will change (Internet, Media, Democracies, Dictators, North Korea, Nations voted at once), Integrity (Businesses, Tobacco Companies, Bankers/ Financial Institutes, Pharmaceutical company to collapse), Illuminati (Started in Greece, with Shipping, Financial markets, Stock markets, Pharmaceutical money (fund to build Africa, to develop)), Shift of Human Consciousness, (Old) Souls, Women, Masters to/already come back, Global Unity.... etc.) - (Text version)

… The Shift in Human Nature

You're starting to see integrity change. Awareness recalibrates integrity, and the Human Being who would sit there and take advantage of another Human Being in an old energy would never do it in a new energy. The reason? It will become intuitive, so this is a shift in Human Nature as well, for in the past you have assumed that people take advantage of people first and integrity comes later. That's just ordinary Human nature.

In the past, Human nature expressed within governments worked like this: If you were stronger than the other one, you simply conquered them. If you were strong, it was an invitation to conquer. If you were weak, it was an invitation to be conquered. No one even thought about it. It was the way of things. The bigger you could have your armies, the better they would do when you sent them out to conquer. That's not how you think today. Did you notice?

Any country that thinks this way today will not survive, for humanity has discovered that the world goes far better by putting things together instead of tearing them apart. The new energy puts the weak and strong together in ways that make sense and that have integrity. Take a look at what happened to some of the businesses in this great land (USA). Up to 30 years ago, when you started realizing some of them didn't have integrity, you eliminated them. What happened to the tobacco companies when you realized they were knowingly addicting your children? Today, they still sell their products to less-aware countries, but that will also change.

What did you do a few years ago when you realized that your bankers were actually selling you homes that they knew you couldn't pay for later? They were walking away, smiling greedily, not thinking about the heartbreak that was to follow when a life's dream would be lost. Dear American, you are in a recession. However, this is like when you prune a tree and cut back the branches. When the tree grows back, you've got control and the branches will grow bigger and stronger than they were before, without the greed factor. Then, if you don't like the way it grows back, you'll prune it again! I tell you this because awareness is now in control of big money. It's right before your eyes, what you're doing. But fear often rules. …

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Jakarta Hatches a New Plan for Kota Tua

Jakarta Globe, Lenny Tristia Tambun, April 27, 2013

A scavenger sits near the neglected colonial-era building in Jakarta’s Kota Tua
(old town). (JG Photo/Afriadi Hikmal)

Jakarta plans to make Kota Tua, the capital’s historical precinct, a special economic zone as the government aims to realize the area’s tourism potential and stop centuries-old buildings from collapsing.

With the creation of the zone, economic development, infrastructure and restoration in the area would become the responsibility of a single government body.

“By establishing a Kota Tua special economic zone, all of the development will be done through a single door, run by a specialized authority,” Jakarta tourism and culture agency chief Arie Budiman said on Friday.

Arie said that currently development of Kota Tua is the responsibility of multiple agencies, each with their own programs and priorities.

The situation has deterred investors and building owners from harnessing the area’s tourism potential, leaving the buildings, 70 percent of which are privately owned, to be left in decay.

Despite laws stating that owners could be fined Rp 50 million ($5,100) to Rp 5 billion for neglecting their caretaker duties, few have braved the bureaucratic hurdles to obtain permits to restore the buildings.

For decades, several plans to revitalize the entire area have failed.

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has announced a new master plan to transform the area into a cultural tourism center. His administration pledged Rp 150 billion in 2014 to implement the changes. The Dutch government has also expressed its support of the new plan.

The focus of Joko’s plan is to make Kota Tua teem with creative industries such as fashion, food and handicrafts. At the same time, the governor aims to give the neighborhood a more exclusive feeling by attracting investment from high-end hotels, restaurants and galleries.

Arie said that turning Kota Tua into a special economic zone would allow authorities to conduct speedy restoration and infrastructure projects and ensure that they meet the governor’s vision.

But an economic zone formation requires a presidential decree, and according to Arie, the provincial government is still trying to formulate the details for the special zone. “We know that it is a long process,” he said, adding that it might take three to four years before Kota Tua is turned into a special economic zone.

But this will not stop restoration and infrastructure projects already planned by the government, which will start next year, according to Arie.

“There will be infrastructure [projects] like sidewalks, lighting, redirecting traffic as well as staging tourism events to make the place come alive,” he said.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Lebanon's first civil marriage registered: agency

Google – AFP, Serene Assir (AFP), 25 april 2013

Kholoud Sukkariyeh (R) and Nidal Darwish pose for a picture next to Beiurt's
landmark Pigeon Rock on January 25, 2013 (AFP, Joseph Eid)

BEIRUT — Lebanon's interior minister took the unprecedented step Thursday of registering a civil marriage contract after a years-long campaign to allow such unions in the multi-confessional country, the official news agency reported.

"Marwan Charbel has signed the civil marriage contract of Nidal Darwish and Kholoud Sukkarieh, the first Lebanese couple to celebrate a civil union" on home soil, the National News Agency said.

Lebanon has a population of some four million people with Muslims -- Sunnis and Shiites -- making up the majority but with a Christian minority of around 35 percent and a sprinkling of other religions.

Sukkarieh and Darwish's campaign to register their marriage began more than a year ago. It started in secret to sidestep political obstacles, but in recent months their story triggered a massive debate over whether civil unions should be allowed in Lebanon.

Most faiths have their own regulations governing marriage, divorce and inheritance, and mixed Christian-Muslim weddings in Lebanon are discouraged unless one of the two converts.

Kholoud Sukkariyeh (L) and Nidal Darwish 
pose for a photograph during a photoshoot
 at an undisclosed location (Darwish Family/
Despite some clerics and politicians rejecting Darwish and Sukkarieh's union, public figures including President Michel Sleiman have been overwhelmingly supportive of the step.

"Congratulations on the registration of Kholoud and Nidal's marriage contract," Sleiman posted on Twitter on Thursday.

Speaking to private news network LBC, Darwish described the registration as "the first victory for the civil state in Lebanon, the state we all dream of".

He echoed calls for a state for all its citizens in Lebanon, rather than a nation fractured along sectarian lines.

"I am very happy today, and I never had any fear that my marriage to Nidal would not be legal," Sukkarieh told LBC.

"This is Lebanon's first historic step" towards institutionalising civil marriage, she added.
Sukkarieh is four months pregnant, the broadcaster reported.

The couple's efforts to legalise their civil union "is a good thing for us all" in Lebanon, their lawyer Talal al-Husseini said.

"We have here a situation where something could have been legal all along, but where the right to practise civil marriage was blocked," he told AFP.

Lebanese authorities have all along recognised civil marriages registered abroad, and it has become common for mixed-faith couples to marry in nearby Cyprus.

Rather than follow that route, however, Sukkarieh and Darwish decided to work with legal advisers to try to create new jurisprudence, despite no history of civil marriage in Lebanon.

Both had their sect, Shiite and Sunni Muslim, legally struck from their "sejel an-nufoos" or family register, to be wed as a secular couple under an article dating from the 1936 French mandate that makes reference to civil unions.

"They decided to stand before the Lebanese state as citizens, not as members of this or that sect," said Husseini.

"Now that they have established this precedent, there is no going back. It is a big success, and it gives the right to others to follow suit," he added.

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"Perceptions of God" – June 6, 2010 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Quantum TeachingThe Fear of God, Near-death ExperienceGod Becomes Mythology, Worship, Mastery, Intelligent Design, Benevolent Creator,Global Unity.... etc.(Text version)

“.. For centuries you haven't been able to think past that box of what God must be like. So you create a Human-like God with wars in heaven, angel strife, things that would explain the devil, fallen angels, pearly gates, lists of dos and don'ts, and many rules still based on cultures that are centuries old. You create golden streets and even sexual pleasures as rewards for men (of course) - all Human perspective, pasted upon God. I want to tell you that it's a lot different than that. I want to remind you that there are those who have seen it! Why don't you ask somebody who has had what you would call a near-death experience

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Dutchman Gets Three Years for Child Molestation

Jakarta Globe, Made Arya Kencana, April 23, 2013

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Denpasar. The Singaraja District Court on Monday sentenced a Dutch national to three years in prison after he was proven guilty of pedophilia.

“The defendant’s crime has caused the victim to suffer from trauma,” presiding judge Sri Haryani stated.

Sumber Photo 
The court ruled that Jan Jacobus Vogel, 55, violated Article 82 of the 2002 Law on Child Protection.

Vogel will have to pay a Rp 60 million in fine or spend extra three months in jail.

He was arrested in October by police in Buleleng for allegedly molesting four children.

Supposedly, Jan befriended the victims — who were mostly from poor backgrounds — and visited them at home. He also gave them anywhere from Rp 5,000 to Rp 10,000 each time he saw them.

During a previous hearing, the victims’ parents recanted the statements they gave to police investigators, reportedly because Vogel offered them hush money to stay quiet.

None of the children’s parents were present during the trial.

Geoffery Nanulaitta, Vogel’s lawyer, argued that the case was fabricated by law enforcers since there were no reports of the alleged abuse and decided to file an appeal.

“The sentence was forced,” Geoffrey said.

Ni Luh Putu Anggreni, the chairwoman of Bali’s Integrated Service Center for Women’s and Children’s Empowerment (P2TP2A), said that she felt let down by the sentence since it was lower than the four years prosecutors were seeking.

“Since the beginning, I knew that the verdict would be lighter than the prosecution’s demand. [It is] really disappointing,” she said.

Indonesian Students Kicked Out of School for Having 'Moves Like Jagger'

Jakarta Globe,  April 23, 2013

Screenshot of a YouTube video that depicts students dancing and praying.

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Five high school students in Tolitoli, Central Sulawesi, who recorded themselves dancing to a Maroon 5 song and praying, have been expelled from school and face time in juvenile detention for “tainting religion” after the video surfaced on the Internet.

The five girls were trying to kill time between an hours-long break from classes in the afternoon of March 9 when they made the video.

In a long explanation sent to, the headmaster of the school, Muallimin, said he decided to report the students to the police after consulting with the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) and Islamic Defenders Front (FPI).

“The students were performing Sholat [prayer] movement with dancing while alternately reciting [the] Koran and turning on ‘One More Night’ music,” Muallimin said, referring to the Maroon 5 song. “The activity was recorded with a mobile phone of one of the students and they forced other student to hold the phone for a duration of five to six minutes.”

The students have been expelled from school and were forbidden from taking last week’s high school national exam, which counts for 60 percent of a student’s final mark to determine whether they will graduate from high school. The expulsion was approved by the FPI Tolitoli branch head, local Youth and Sports Agency, Tolitoli Religious Affairs Ministry and the MUI.

The students were questioned for the first time by police on April 3.

Adj. Comr. Alhajat, the Tolitoli Police chief of detectives, said that the five students were charged with blasphemy against religion under article 156 of the Criminal Code.

“Temporarily we use this law, but there’s a possibility that we’ll charge them with other articles during the process,” Alhajat said, as quoted by

Tolitoli Police chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Rudy Mulyanto said that the five have not been detained because they are children, but the legal proceeding would continue.

Minister of Education Muhammad Nuh said that the school had reacted disproportionately to the student’s video.

“Even students in [juvenile detention] were allowed to join national exam,” Nuh said on Tuesday, as quoted by

On March 29, a man told his wife, a teacher at the school, the he saw people watching the video at a market. She later reported the case to the school.

It was not clear who uploaded the video to YouTube.

“.. For centuries you haven't been able to think past that box of what God must be like. So you create a Human-like God with wars in heaven, angel strife, things that would explain the devil, fallen angels, pearly gates, lists of dos and don'ts, and many rules still based on cultures that are centuries old. You create golden streets and even sexual pleasures as rewards for men (of course) - all Human perspective, pasted upon God. I want to tell you that it's a lot different than that. I want to remind you that there are those who have seen it! Why don't you ask somebody who has had what you would call a near-death experience?

Indonesia's Democracy a Success, SBY Says

Jakarta Globe, Robertus Wardi, April 22, 2013

Singapore\'s President Tony Tan, right, confers an honorary doctorate to
Indonesia\'s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at a ceremony in
Singapore on Monday.(Reuters Photo/Edgar Su)
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President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono says that democracy and economic growth can work hand in hand, despite criticisms saying that the two are not mutually exclusive.

“There was a time decades ago when Indonesians felt that we had to choose between two critical objectives, either a lot of democracy but little economic growth or a lot of economic growth but little political freedom,” Yudhoyono said in Singapore on Monday during a ceremony at  Nanyang Technological University, where he received an honorary doctorate from the university.

Yudhoyono explained that in Indonesia’s case, such stereotypes did not exist, adding that Indonesia’s economy was growing steadily at a rate of 6 percent and public participation in the country’s general and local elections were high.

“We have become a solid democracy with three periodic elections in 1999, 2004 and 2009, while at the same time attaining high economic growth around 6 percent,” Yudhoyono said.

“Thus we have demonstrated that democracy and economic growth can be mutually reinforcing.”

Yudhoyono praised his four-track development strategy ­— pro-growth, pro-job, pro-poor and pro-environment — for the country’s economic development.

“I have also emphasized the need for a development framework based on the principle of ‘sustainable growth with equity,’ where the expanding economic pie does not produce larger inequity but leads to greater equity,” he added.

The president also stressed the central government’s efforts to promote a resilient and vibrant domestic market, which contributes to strong economic growth.

“I am pleased that these strategies have proven effective in keeping the Indonesian economy afloat in the midst of a global economic slowdown,” he said.

Yudhoyono also tackled the global perception that Islam and democracy could not work together. The president said that he believed Indonesia was a good example to highlight how democracy, modernization and Islam worked hand in hand.

“Muslims in Indonesia are very comfortable with democracy and with modernity. Thus, the Indonesian democracy may well offer valuable lessons to Arab Spring countries who are now facing similar challenges,” Yudhoyono said, adding that the country’s Islamic political parties played a significant role to promote democracy.

“Yes, Islamic political parties at some point proliferated, but they have also become staunch defenders of our democracy and our religious freedom.”

During his speech, Yudhoyono also stressed the importance of democracy on keeping the national unity in relation to separatist conflicts in Aceh and Papua, serious violence in Poso and Ambon, and terrorist attacks across the country.

“There was some concern... that democracy would lead to the unraveling of Indonesia. This is because Indonesia is one of the most ethnically diverse nations in the world, and some predicted that the next ‘Balkan’ would be in Indonesia,” he said.

“But I am pleased that the strengthening of our democracy has brought about numerous positive impacts.”

Yudhoyono was in Singapore to receive an honorary doctorate from the Nanyang Technological University for his contributions to public service and strong links to the university.

Both of his sons Agus Harimurti and Edhie Baskoro also earned their masters’ degrees from the univeristy.

“I am glad I am following in their footsteps,” Yudhoyono said.

Yudhoyono also met with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

100 Years After Kartini, Women Still Lack Rights in Indonesia

Jakarta Globe, Johannes Nugroho, April 21, 2013

Military and police members rehearse for this year\'s Kartini
Day ceremony. (JG Photo/Yudhi Sujma Wijaya)

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“Religion must guard us against committing sins, but more often, sins are committed in the name of religion,” wrote early 20th century Indonesian women’s rights pioneer Raden Ajeng Kartini. In her correspondence with Estella Zeehandelaar, she also expressed her profound opposition to polygamy, a common practice among members of the Javanese nobility of her day, sanctioned by religion. And yet the great Kartini herself in the end had to bow to customs and religion when her father married her off as the fourth wife of the Regent of Rembang.

More ironically still, more than one hundred years after Kartini’s death, even though arranged marriages are mostly extinct, religious doctrine has continued to be used against the advancement of women’s rights in this country. The cases range from being medieval to downright ridiculous.

Hasan Ahmad, 47, a member of the legislative Council of Sampang, Madura, was recently arrested by the police for having had sex with nine underage girls. While acknowledging that his action was in breach of the law, Ahmad maintained that according to Islamic law he had not committed adultery as he had a cleric perform a marital rite — in a car — before engaging in sex with each one of the teenagers.

As Islam only allows four wives, Ahmad also revealed that he almost always divorced them after paying their sexual services. During his interview with the press, he laughingly dismissed his arrest as “due to his naughtiness.”

The fact that a lawmaker showed no contrition after being the perpetrator of sexual trafficking of underage girls simply highlights the challenges faced by Indonesian women’s rights movement. The defiant attitude also exemplifies how many Indonesians deem religious — read divine — laws are somehow higher than state laws, a definite handicap in any nation that endeavors to establish the rule of law.

In the autonomous province Aceh, which has embraced Islamic Shariah as normative law, anachronistic regulations against women seem to be in vogue. Earlier this year, the province’s city Lhokseumawe enacted a ban on female passengers straddling on a motorcycle, mandating sitting sideways as the proper religious way. In an April raid in the city, 35 women were detained for sitting astride on motorcycles.

More recently, a law was proclaimed to outlaw audible farting by women. Mayor Sayyid Yahia explained that it was against Islam that a woman should pass wind in a manner that can be heard by others, as he believed audible farting was a male behavior. Hence, by farting audibly, a woman is guilty of impersonating a man.

These clearly sexist regulations are clear setbacks for women’s rights in Aceh and highly ironic considering the region has had significant history of female leadership in the past.

Aceh has produced Tjoet Nyak Dien, the celebrated 20th century rebel leader against Dutch colonialism and more importantly Admiral Malahayati, the first woman sea admiral in world history. On Sept.11, 1599, under Malahayati, the Aceh navy successfully defeated the Dutch in a sea battle and killed the latter’s leader Cornelis de Houtman. Significantly, this battle saw the full participation of Malahayati’s 2,000 strong regiment of Inong Balee, Aceh’s women soldiers.

Today, in stark contrast, religion is being used in Aceh to discriminate against women. It does not help that Islamic religious texts are interpreted by religious councils comprising exclusively of male clerics.

However, hope remains as more and more intellectual Muslim women are coming forward to voice their opinions on gender equality. Muslim feminist Siti Musdah Mulia, and other prominent women with orthodox Muslim background such as Yenny Wahid, daughter of the late President Abdurrahman Wahid, will undoubtedly help shape the future of the struggle for equality between men and women in Indonesia.

Still, the road ahead is arduous, as evident in the recent difficulties experienced by political parties to fulfill the 30 percent quota of candidacy for parliament in the 2014 legislative elections.

It would seem, more than a century after its publication in 1911, Kartini’s “Out of Darkness Into Light” is still a pertinent reminder of unfinished her work, and indeed our work, towards gender equality in Indonesia. Her frustration with religion in relation to women’s rights is still, regrettably, relevant today. As did their ancestors who adapted Islam to the local values and customs, today’s Muslim feminists of this country must be the ones to shape the blending of their faith with the betterment of rights for all women. Happy Kartini Day!   

Johannes Nugroho is a writer and businessman from Surabaya. He can be contacted at

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Archangel Michael on Who Was Behind the Boston Bombings: It Was an Extreme Right-Wing Group of Disaffected Americans, Steve Beckow,  April 17, 2013  

I’ve just had a personal reading with Archangel Michael through Linda Dillon (April 17, 2013). I asked him to tell us who caused the Boston Bombings and here is his response.

Steve Beckow: Who was behind the Boston Bombings?

Archangel Michael: What we would call disillusionaries.


AAM: What you would think of as … no, it was not a planned government action, if that is what you are asking.

SB: How then could it be that pages appear on Facebook before the fact talking about the bombing?

AAM: Oh, there was a lot of planning implementation and the bombing was known about and not prevented. So we are not saying that there was not a form of collusion but the bombing itself was in fact perpetrated by two … well, originally two and then it grew … by a group of individuals that are very disenchanted, shall we say, by the existing regime of government.

SB: Now I would like to confirm that they were not Saudi nationals.

AAM: No.

SB: American citizens?

AAM: Yes.

SB: Alright. Will their identities become known? Will they be arrested or will this be covered up?

AAM: No, eventually it will come to the surface. And, as you well know, things are moving much more rapidly these days.  And so it will come to the surface. We are not talking about years. We are talking about a brief period of time.

SB: So the FBI will not cover this up?

AAM: The FBI will not be in a position to cover it up.

SB: Alright. Now, why did the galactics not intervene?

AAM: Because it is part of the bringing to the forefront [of] the violence. Now let us tell you something about the galactics. Just like us [the celestials] they do not intervene in acts of free will where there is a grander unfoldment – for example, the exposure of the violence in your society – that will make people denounce and change their behaviors.

So they do not intervene in that kind of a situation. Where they will intervene is more of a greater chance for, shall we say, global disaster.

SB: OK. Lots of people are saying that President Obama is complicit in this. Is he complicit.

AAM: No, he is not.

SB: Alright. So anything more you can tell us. Is it useful to know if this a right-wing group?

AAM: It is an extreme right-wing group that would like to see the elimination of what you think of as the federal government.

If you took the Tea Party and put them on the left and then put this group on the right, you would have the positioning.

SB: And you don’t want to say exactly who it is, I take it?

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Endangered Sumatran Elephant Born at Taman Safari Zoo

Jakarta Globe, Agence France-Presse, April 17, 2013

Five-day-old female baby Sumatran elephant, Kartini, stands next to her
40-year-old mother Nina, at the animal hospital of Taman Safari Zoo in Cisarua,
 West Java, on Tuesday. Kartini, named after the country's most celebrated feminist,
Raden Ajeng Kartini, was born on Friday under a captive breeding program and is
in good health. (AFP Photo/Bay Ismoyo) 
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A baby Sumatran elephant peeps out timidly from between the legs of its mother at an Indonesian zoo, where its birth has given a boost to the critically endangered animal.

Kartini, named after the country’s most celebrated feminist, Raden Ajeng Kartini, was born on Friday under a captive breeding program and is in good health.

“Her birth is the result of conservation efforts at the zoo, and we’re all happy to welcome her,” Taman Safari zoo spokesman Yulius Suprihardo told AFP.

The zoo said that she seemed happy, and was feeding from her mother every 30 minutes.

The 105 kilogram elephant was born just south of the capital Jakarta in Cisarua, Bogor, but the animal is native to Sumatra island, where its population has halved in one generation, according to environmental group WWF.

There are fewer than 3,000 Sumatran elephants remaining in the wild, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Rampant expansion of palm oil, paper plantations, and mines, has destroyed nearly 70 percent of the Sumatran elephant’s forest habitat over 25 years, the WWF says, and the animals remain a target of poaching.

Three of the elephants were found dead in Riau province in November last year, with officials saying they were probably poisoned in a revenge attack by palm oil plantation workers who suspected the animals had destroyed their huts.

Agence France-Presse

Sunday, April 14, 2013

PSY - GENTLEMAN M/V (Official new Video)

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Lyrics PSY - Gentleman M/V

Alagamun-lan, weh, wakun, heya, hanun, gon
Alagamun-lan, weh, makun, heya, hanun, gon
Alagamun-lan, ari, gari, hanon, kari, he
Alagamun-lan, we-like, we like party, hey
Ichiba, varriya, is hara moru, mashi sondori, yama, varriya
Yougun, pegi, tur, equa, machen, varriya
Noga, onku, pega, haga, kunge, nande, varriya
Damn girl, you're so freakin sexy

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

Alagamun-lan, weh, mikuneya, hana, gon
Alagamun-lan. weh, sikuneya, hana, gon
Alagamun-lan, pali, pali, wasa, nelly, neh
Alagamun-lan, nali, nali, nasa, pali, hee
Ichiba, varaniya, nori, moli, holy, daddy, chunga, ri
Varriya, get feeling, feeling good, brutake
Varriya, gachu, gunya, sorinage, sorinage
Varriya, damn girl, i'mma party, morphine

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

Gonna make you sweat
Gonna make you wet
You know who I am, west side
Gonna make you sweat
Gonna make you wet
You know who I am, west side

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

I-I-I I'm a, I-I-I I'm a
I-I-I I'm a, mother-father-gentleman

SBY Launches Twitter Account

Jakarta Globe, SP/Robertus Wardhy, April 13, 2013

A screen grab of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono\'s official
Twitter account.

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Cipanas. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono launched his official Twitter account on Saturday, choosing the username @SBYudhoyono for the social media service.

The president had already attracted more than 130,000 followers on his account by Saturday afternoon, even without posting a single tweet or following anyone else.

“For the first time, President SBY will greet the netizen and will make the [twitter] world as part of his new life,” Daniel Sparingga, one of the staff members from the president’s political communication team, said on Saturday at the president’s palace in Cipanas, West Java.

Daniel said that Yudhoyono had been wanting to open a Twitter account for two years. He did not explain why the president only decided to sign up for the social media service now.

“SBY wants to become a true netizen,” Daniel said. “He wants to be part of the pulse of ordinary citizens and immerse himself in a dialogue that is free and equal.

Daniel had previously said that Yudhoyono was ready to accept the consequences of opening a Twitter account, harsh criticism included. He remarked that world leaders must adjust to the present day reality of social media, as such platforms can enable the public to strategically connect with their governments.

“Yudhoyono attempts to prevent any disconnection from reality, and receiving sharp criticism is part of his effort to maintain a connection with his followers,” Daniel said. “[He] is aware that he will have to respond to both the babble and the critiques.”