The way I see it, Pinky’s overtures to the Workers’ Party (WP) and the designation of Pritam Singh as the Leader of the Opposition is a typical divide-and-conquer attempt to further marginalise emerging political parties like Progress Singapore Party (PSP) and Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), and to forestall their advances in future elections. This is… Read More »
Sorry, the ship has sailed in 2015. By the time the next general election comes around, the exposing of the HDB leasing scam will loom large in the minds of voters. Out of self-interest and a blind faith in the greater fool theory, they will continue to install the #PartyAgainstPeople as their choice of predators.… Read More »
Some people have been suggesting that you should spoil your vote as a protest in the upcoming presidential election, but they may not realise that this will result in a guaranteed win for the reserved candidate. Here’s a strategy that can kill two birds with one stone (provided there’s no walkover): First, we have to… Read More »
In the aftermath of GE2015, there have been numerous rationalisations/justifications on why Singaporeans voted for suicide. No credible opposition. Election carrots. Last-minute jitters. Sympathy votes for a dead dictator. Take your pick. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert and offer a detailed analysis of voting patterns because I don’t want to be… Read More »
Sep 11 may be your last chance to #VoteForChange and say “No!” to cronyism and greed (whether it’s the MIW’s or your own). I will not be surprised if the #PartyAgainstPeople stoops to a lower level than #gerrymandering to retain its parliamentary majority in the next election. #Blackout on polling day, anyone? The #PartyAgainstPeople has… Read More »
I was quite hesitant to write an update for the coming election because the last election was supposed to be a watershed event. But nothing was shedded by the #PartyAgainstPeople except for a GRC, and the PM was back to his old ways fixing the opposition soon after. Pundits are now saying that this will… Read More »
The accepted narrative is that one man single-handedly transformed Singapore from a fishing village into what it is today (even though I’m not sure if what it is today is better than a fishing village). The rest will be buried in the footnotes of history. Lest we forget, here is a list of those sacrificed… Read More »
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