17 May '11, 4am

If this guy were in my "family", my siblings & I would've slapped him silly for being a self-righteous wanker.

I AM hurt by the behaviour of our disrespectful and immature youth on the Internet. Our education policy has helped them get good-paying jobs and a head start in life, but it has also led to a rebellious and ungracious Generation Y. Singapore is our home, where we live as brothers and sisters. We contribute our taxes into a shared "pot". The larger the pot, the more money we have to improve our families' welfare and services, like quality housing, transport, health care and education. For direct taxes, we try to collect less from poorer siblings. For indirect taxes like the goods and services tax (GST), we contribute based on how much we consume. This system is fair and helps us redistribute money to any sibling who is in need. We invite foreigners to our house to work and contribute to our growth. Foreign visitors contribute by paying indirect taxes. Some people are calli...

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