08 Aug '11, 4am

SDP honours ex-ISA detainee Dr Lim Hock Siew | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Singapore prides itself on being first in many things, as far as PAP is obssessed with: airport, harbour, even claiming its own ruling regime to be first or world class. But how about the ugly aspects of Singapore? Soon, we're going to be the most prominent gambling hub, with all the vices that entail along with socioeconomic problems raging for us Singaporeans. And one more thing: probably one of the world class in sociopolitical repression. Mr Nelson Mandela served around 27 years in prison as a political convict. Our ISA detainees are only a few years short of his record. What is the PAP trying to portray in this case: a first class repressive state? Or perhaps, nothing weird about this. Singapore is touted by foreigners as 'Disneyland with a Death Penalty'. All looks good on the appearance, such as how impressive of GDP numbers may appear to be, but inside, it's filth ...

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