Just returned from the Sek Men Kebangsaan Berapit to collect the RM500 BR1M voucher on behalf of my aged aunt. Apart from the RELA people who were directing traffic, there were many helpful volunteers outside the school hall. Was rather surprised to see that everything went smoothly. Left the hall after hardly five minutes with the voucher in my hand.
If you are a wondering whether this is a sell out of my support for the Pakatan Rakyat government, I will say no. If the Barisan Nasional government wants to give the RM500 to my aunt, I say, take lah. We still know who to vote for later. After all, THIS is also my tax money, one way or another. I'd be a fool not to collect it for my aunt. Besides, this RM500 is no big deal. It is just five years of RM100 - what the Penang government is giving to the senior citizens in the state - given in one lump sum.
Now I have to go to the bank in the next one or two days to cash it for her!