“What love can be purer or greater than love of country? What love? No other love, none.”
– Andres Bonifacio, Philippine Independence and Revolutionary Hero
My dear friends and comrades, the words of the great Andres Bonifacio remain relevant today as it was written more than a hundred years ago. The message transcends time and space. The message encompasses race and nationality.
It is with great honor and full of humility to announce today our bid as the next Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Lostisland together with Dr. Rishabh Saxena as Federal Deputy Prime Minister at the 2022 Elections. Our bid is neither an act of defiance against the administration nor an expression of dissatisfaction in the system. Rather, it is a response to the call of duty and our expression of our fealty, commitment and love to the Federal Republic.
The good thing about democracy is that when you see things which you are not in agreement with, you have the capacity to voice it out and do something about it – indeed for us, this a call to action.
As Prime Minister, we will devise and provide mechanisms for active interaction among the citizens and most especially interactions between government officials and the citizens. In this way, we will foster fraternal relations and establish linkages with each other. If we are not going to pursue and foster fraternity and unity among us, then we cease to be a community. Our vision is to make every Lostislander, a brother and a sister to everyone.
We will also propose to the President a review of our foreign policy in line with our long standing policy on neutrality and amity with other micronational and macronational entities. We need to devise ways that is more acceptable to the general public especially in those countries where Anti-Sedition and Anti-Separatism Laws are quite strict in order for us to maximize our linkages and acceptability in those areas. The Establishment of linkages with these entities will enable us to expand not just in membership but also in our personal involvement in the development of our own communities.
Our platforms are simple and basic. We do not present you fancy platforms and of the empty and sweet promise of change in the Federal Republic. We believe that by achieving fraternity among our citizens and by fostering amity to those outside of Lostisland, we will achieve the vision and the aspirations of the President and all of Lostisland in making this new nation project a paragon of excellence and fraternity among other new nation projects.
As citizens, we are bound to contribute to the success of the Federal Republic as a global sovereignty, cultural and social project. Rishabh and I, have proven our part in this endeavor as active and working Ambassadors of Lostisland in Malaysia and in the Philippines, respectively. We have stood our ground in serving the interests of Lostisland in our own countries of origin.
If we succeed as Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, we owe it to the people of Lostisland. If we fail, we will be accountable. This is what democracy is all about.
May our bid for the Premiership and Vice Premiership be an inspiration to all Lostisland that we may serve selflessly and devotedly for the sake of our collective interest and aspiration.
Para Progreso y Manana!
Maraming Salamat po!
NB: The above text is the election statement of a registered candidate for the 2022 Election of Prime Minister and represents the views of the candidate rather than of the Federal Republic of Lostisland as a whole. For the purpose of transparency, the text is published as it was submitted, without any edits or alterations. More information regarding the election is available on Decision 2022: the official election central of Lostisland.