Posted: September 14, 2012 in Uncategorized

SpotlightOnSingapore

To no one’s surprise, PM Lee has emphasised that the National Conversation is NOT about slaughtering sacred cows. He said this at the end of the APEC leaders’ summit in Russia.

As I’ve stressed many times before, the core value of the ruling regime is one of repression. Many things like the law against peaceful assembly and association as guaranteed in our Constitution, gerrymandering, GRC, control of the unions and newspapers and so on emanate from this core value of repression.

PM Lee did not specify which sacred cows he was referring to but Singaporeans and the world knows so there wasnt any need to be coy about it

For instance, the whole world knows of the lack of press freedom in Singapore. This is one very sacred cow that the regime will never let go.

Faced with waning popularity and massive public dissatisfaction in any other democratic country a…

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