Tag Archives: SG Elections 2011

Elections 2011: Xiaxue, why you so liddat? A serious response to “Vote Wisely”.

Before I begin- I want this to be very clear- I respect Wendy a lot. She’s accomplished. I see her as a remarkably intelligent person who knows how to get what she wants, and she is admirably straightforward and consistent … Continue reading

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Elections 2011: Suppose the opposition doesn’t win a single seat.

Be disappointed. It’s okay to be disappointed, but don’t be upset, and please, don’t do anything rash like migrate in a fit of anger, thinking “My God, Singapore is hopeless.” We’re making progress as a citizenry. We’re making progress even … Continue reading

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Elections 2011: Overseas voting needs to be made less daunting, by Xu Jingyi

I am writing in to highlight a pressing situation regarding overseas Singaporeans residing in Taiwan unable to cast their vote due to the absence of any overseas polling station in their vicinity. Qualifying deadlines and requirements were also ineffectively conveyed … Continue reading

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The danger of relying on super-dominant forces such as the PAP

Super-dominant forces are inherently dangerous. Why did the sub-prime mortgage crisis happen? Why did the US get involved in Iraq? What happened to institutions that were/are “Too Big To Fail”? Why is it always recommended that you diversify your portfolios … Continue reading

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An open letter to MM Lee: Stop talking about track records, please.

MM: Aljunied GRC residents will regret choosing the WP VOTERS in Aljunied GRC who choose the Workers’ Party (WP) team will regret it, said Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on Friday night. ‘If they choose (the opposition), then I say, … Continue reading

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Elections 2011: The duties that accompany change, by Dharma Sadasivan

(Visa: All Emphasise Mine.) “Since the last General Election in 2006, Singaporeans have seen how social media helped a relatively unknown senator become president of the most powerful country in the world. Singaporeans have also watched as Egypt and Libya … Continue reading

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Elections 2011: Why you should care about the coming General Elections, even if you can’t vote.

I’m here to tell you why you should care about the coming elections, even if you can’t vote, or feel that your vote doesn’t count. The coming elections are symbolic of something far greater and more profound- the elusive, indefinable … Continue reading

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