Saturday, January 17, 2015

Lessons From Planning Inadequacy

"Father, I have sinned, it has been 4 years since my last confession....."

It was 2011 when he first fessed up to his failings, "Well, we’re sorry we didn’t get it exactly right, but I hope you’ll understand and bear with us, because we’re trying our best to fix the problems". At stake then was George Yeo's hide, and a wobbly GRC heading for repentance. So he asked for more time, "I think we know what we are doing, we will work with Singaporeans in our own way to deliver results."

His own way doesn't seem to be working too well. He even shortchanged us on his listing of "regrets". He rattled off housing, transport and immigration but left out the old lady who languished overnight at a hospital corridor when her relatives were told a bed in a proper ward was available. And persists in lying about the Population White Paper. If 6.9 million was not a target, why was it, 5 years ago, even 17 year old scholars from China were invited to sign up as permanent residents?

He prided himself on the work done in education, ignoring the fact that the pesky issue of the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) has been swept under the carpet. Sure, more university places are being created for Singaporeans, but that's because of the hue and cry over free tuition, board and lodging frittered on foreigners who tell the world there are more dogs than humans in our country. Former ambassador to the United Nations Dr Tommy Koh was depressed to learn that about a third of our students go to school with no pocket money to buy lunch. The China students are given $450 a month for pocket money.

Lee said Singapore's last 50 years was not as turbulent as, say, China's tumultuous hell ride. Someone please remind him of the man who jumped into the train tracks after giving his son the only money left in his wallet - all of $10. We don't know about the money in his CPF account, which is frozen for his retirement needs - in the afterlife.

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  1. He had described his tenure of the last 10 years as three phases. I guess that it is best summed up in Swee Sayspeak - bad, badderer, badderest.

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    1. That was the cheekyest ( not sure if qualify as Another LSS's ) comment I've come across for a long while ! And most appropriate too !

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  2. Indulgences for sale, anyone?

    http://protestantreformationnhd.weebly.com/sale-of-indulgences.html

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  3. Sad to say that the more he repents the More Singaporeans suffer.
    The more helps he offers, the More Difficulties Singaporeans are made to face. So much so that Singaporeans have to plead 'please don't help us'.

    If there is any deep impression that I have of the Man; it is that he has much love for Sin.

    patriot

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    1. You mean Cardinal Sin of the Philippines? He has much love for Sin and embraces Sin.

      John Wilkes believed in liberty, freedom of speech and freedom of action. He was a keen member of the Hell-Fire club, which met dressed as monks to parody Roman Catholic rites and to enjoy women costumed as nuns. He was known for his wit and his reply to the Earl of Sandwich, who told him he would either die on the gallows or of the pox, is a classic: ‘That must depend on whether I embrace your lordship’s principles or your mistress.'

      http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/john-wilkes-expelled-house-commons

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    2. "And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm."

      Read more: http://www.city-data.com/forum/christianity/1156077-o-ye-little-faith-gospel-hell.html#ixzz3P8xipCXQ

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  4. Yr 1st para left me ROTFL.

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    1. ditto.

      btw, the china scholar got his animal of the year wrong, even counting those who blindly obey. he should have said rats....

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    2. or it should be sheep, not goat.

      leading the sheeple to the slaughter....

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  5. "Dr Tommy Koh was depressed to learn that about a third of our students go to school with no pocket money to buy lunch."
    I think this one is also another PAP crocodile tears.

    Anybody remember Lim Boon Heng shedding crocodile tears?
    He went on to become Chairman of Temasek.
    I don't think Lim Boon Heng is crying anymore.
    Maybe too busy looking at his CPF statement.
    "Wah! I feel so rich!"

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  6. He has become a Master of Self Delusion! With his latest comments, there's zero doubt left that another 5 tears will truly make us repent for life.

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    1. Another 5 tears will make my eyes year for tears.

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  7. Worst Prime Minister ever. And we've had only three thus far.

    Please kindly piss off already, Lee Hsien Loong.

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    1. And walk away from the only tax funded million dollar salary in the world?
      He is not as daft as most (60%) Singaporeans.

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  8. Ah Loong, when are you going to "stop at two" huh? I mean two million permanent resident + non-resident population. Plan Wisely for a Small, Healthy and Happy... Singapore. If every country can grow their economy by growing their population, then 7 billion in the world now is not enough. Right? Thank you.

    "If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail." - Benjamin Franklin

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