Author Archives: Jentrified Citizen

Who is Indranee to tell us to be grateful?

At a recent Parliament session, Indranee Rajah, a senior minister of state said “We should be grateful that a person of such standing has agreed to dedicate himself to the public cause” in reference to Ex-MP MP Hri Kumar Nair’s … Continue reading

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Fake alarms from fake news

Originally posted on Yawning Bread:
As the contestation over the “alternate facts” so beloved by the Trump administration crescendoes — as it surely will over the coming months — the Singapore government will see more opportunities to import the same…

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Ministerial Promotions: What Lee Kuan Yew Preached vs How Lee Hsien Loong Practises

Originally posted on 2econdsight:
I never cease to be amazed at how fast novice PAP MPs are appointed ministers – even faster how their promotions are confirmed. A whatsapp message sums it up, ‘Do nothing and can get promotion. I…

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Why we cried when Schooling our Singaporean champ won gold at the Olympics

Why we cried when Schooling won a gold medal and we didn’t when the table tennis teams won medals Continue reading

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Democracy in a Straitjacket

Originally posted on Banalysis:
“The other day, someone told me the difference between a democracy and a people’s democracy. It’s the same difference between a jacket and a straitjacket.” – President Ronald Reagan, 1986 Ever the wry wordsmith, Reagan coined…

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I would vote for SDP

Originally posted on Article 14:
I lived in Bukit Batok from 1985 to 2007.  If I were still a resident of Bukit Batok, I would vote for Dr Chee. For as long as I have been eligible to vote, I have…

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A Mud-Slinging By-election, again

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On Integrity, Hypocrisy & Setting Bad Examples at Bukit Batok By-election

For those who are unaware, the persecution of SDP’s chief Dr Chee Soon Juan has been going on for over 20 years! And the PAP leaders are still at it, doing their unethical best to demonise this man without any … Continue reading

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Disgraceful, Grace Fu

Originally posted on Andrew Loh:
So, as I had expected, it didn’t take long for the PAP to resort to below-the-belt attacks on Dr Chee Soon Juan – again. Just a day after Nomination Day, at her party’s first rally…

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Individuals can discuss Elections online on Cooling Off Day according to Govt’s rules

There’s no need to gag yourself even though many Singaporeans are self-censoring, frightened by the Cooling Off Day. Read the press release issued by the Govt on this matter.  From the release it looks clear that the cooling off is … Continue reading

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