Some Thoughts on the PE
Pragmatism v Populism: A Deliberately Misleading Choice In his remarks on the Presidential Contest*, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh was quoted as saying that Singaporeans must choose between pragmatic and populist […]
Buckle up for a double-dip recession!
Recently the flow of economic news from all around the globe has been dire. The US kept its precious AAA rating and increased its debt ceiling but only by agreeing […]
Post Museum Election Perspectives: A Critique of the Yawning Bread Article*
A few nights ago I ran into Alex Au at the US Independence Day reception and at last had a chance, somewhat belatedly, to discuss his article which appeared on […]
National Service- by guest spot author Gordon Lee.
Recently someone sent me a link to a funny video on politics entitled, ” Sex Appeal and Jokes …..So this is our humble attempt at getting the first time voters […]
An Imaginary Climate of Fear?
On Wednesday on behalf of the Reform Party I attended the Singapore Forum on Politics at NUS as one of the panellists. The other panellists were Dr. Chee of the […]
Why Singaporeans Should See through the Upgrading Carrot
In yesterday’s ST* it was announced that MM Lee had unveiled a five year master plan for Tanjong Pagar GRC and Radin Mas SMC. The imminent GE and the carving […]
The Real Reasons Why Wages are Failing to Keep Up with Inflation
In a recent ST article* headlined, “How households can tackle inflation”, the journalists state that: “…MPs who spoke to The Straits Times for this special report said the key […]
A Case of the Tail Wagging the Dog or How the RP Has Already Changed Government Policy
Recently on Talking Point* I mentioned SM Goh’s comments on 22nd February in Marine Parade and how government policy had apparently been changed to reflect what the Reform Party had […]