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About sgthinker

I'm a 40-year old Singaporean male, and this blog pens down my thoughts and feelings about Singapore's political happenings, government policies and society trends. I hope this blog will provide a moderate voice in the growing online debate about the state of Singapore's society. Some of the posts here won't be solely written by me, since there will be times when other writers are more eloquent at expressing their views, in which case I'll share their insights (along with my comments). The content on this blog is owned by me.If you wish to share or reproduce the content, please attribute it to this blog.

The PAP are ruthless. That’s why they get my vote

An oft-heard opposition retort towards the AHPETC saga is that the PAP is adopting “bullying tactics” to fix the WP. Or that the WP were given a poor starting hand when they began managing the newly won Aljunied GRC back … Continue reading

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Dear Western Media: Singapore is a democracy and the PAP rules by popular consent

I am sick and tired of reading the western media’s statements that Singapore is not a democracy, but is instead ruled by autocracy or a benevolent dictatorship. This convenient but lazy stereotype needs dismantling. And here’s the proof (extracted from Wikipedia): For every election … Continue reading

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PAP MP Ang Wei Neng needs a lesson in politics

I could scarcely believe my eyes when I read that MP Ang Wei Neng said in Parliament that MOE should send students on mandatory overseas community service trips to rural villages so that youths here better appreciate Singapore’s success, combat … Continue reading

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PM vs Roy: Morally and Tactically right?

PM Lee has decided to take Roy Ngerng to court over the issues of CPF and allegations of criminal misappropriations. Is that the right thing to do? This post examines the issue from two dimensions: Moral and Tactics Is suing … Continue reading

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Bad Luck PUB

So there were a few negative comments to my previous post about giving credit to the gahmen for avoiding the problems that the dry spell is causing to Malaysia. Amongst these comments, there were two broad themes that need to … Continue reading

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Giving credit where it is due

Sometimes, a single picture meme is good enough to replace the entire post. But if you are still reading, here’s the fuller post. At the risk of being mistaken once again for being a PAPpy dog, I think we should … Continue reading

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Reblogged: The 10 Commandments for Bloggers

This is good. Read it. The 10 Commandments for Bloggers

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