17 Feb '11, 6am

Mmmm, list of PAP's promises and actual results:

The rhetoric of meritocracy has given Singaporeans the consolation of believing that their ruling elite are the best of the best and can therefore be trusted almost blindly on important matters, even if they are highhanded and lack the common touch. As this illusion gradually falls away—and today it is already heavily undermined—the trust that Singaporeans have for their government is becoming increasingly qualified. It remains to be seen how long the regime can avert the logical consequences of the contradictions between the myth and the reality.(Michael Barr, Far Eastern Economic Review OCT 2006) “Over time, Singaporeans have become less hard-driving and hard-striving. This is why it is a good thing that the nation has welcomed so many Chinese immigrants. If native Singaporeans are falling behind because the spurs are not stuck into the hide, that is their problem.” (MM ...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/02/17/paps-pre-election...

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[TR] Is Sylvia Lim a PAP mole?

temasekreview.com 19 Feb '11, 4am

Definitely,no way Sylvia Lim a mole. Just she was smart not to talk unneccesary. Not wanting to follow the footpath of Dr....

SDP’s ground-breaking alternative budget challenges the PAP's economic philosophy:

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sgpolitics.net 17 Feb '11, 12am

In SDP’s view, the PAP approach has been to force Singaporeans into a state of dependence upon itself as a “dispenser of p...