Monthly Archives: February 2011

What the Opposition in Singapore Needs

1. Quality candidates The Opposition needs more graduates and professionals to run against the PAP. For too long, the opposition has put up technicians, sales executives and small businessmen as candidates to run against the PAP. I’m not prejudiced against … Continue reading

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Quiz for aspiring non-PAP politicians

Here’s a simple test to see if you are ready to enter politics in Singapore. 1. Why do you want to enter politics? a. I hate the PAP and its policies. b. I want to raise people’s concerns in Parliament … Continue reading

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六大門派攻打光明顶

My first attempt at humour in Chinese. Those who have read the novel or followed the show will appreciate the humour and the irony.

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What would you like to hear at the next WP/RP/SDA/Etc rally?

Choose one of the following: 1. The usual jokes, jabs and jibes at the PAP for its outrageous ministerial salaries, lack of transparency on GIC/Temasek, lack of accountability for losses made by Temasek/GIC, high cost of living, high property prices, … Continue reading

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How to win an election

In the spirit of How To Train Your Dragon, I hereby offer two paths for parties to take on the mighty PAP: 1. Do as your predecessors have done for the last 50 years. Hey, it worked for Chiam See … Continue reading

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There is no role for Opposition in Singapore

“Opposition” parties in Singapore somehow think they have a role to play in politics and/or nation-building. They’ve come up with grandiose visions of being a “check-and-balance” to the PAP govt, coming up with “alternative” policy proposals to make the country … Continue reading

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Political Rallies in Singapore are a waste of time

I’m coming round to the inevitable conclusion that political rallies, as they are currently conducted by PAP and other parties, are a complete waste of the parties’ time and $$$. PAP rallies are a waste of time because nobody wants … Continue reading

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