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    • Apr 23, 2011 - Straits Times

      By Karamjit Kaur

      EDUCATION Minister Ng Eng Hen on Saturday cautioned Singaporeans that by voting for the opposition, they may unintentionally weaken the Government and perhaps even cause a change in Government.

      He urged voters to realise this because 'freak results' can happen, as they have in other countries.

      Speaking during a walkabout in Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC on Saturday morning, he said the system already allows for alternative voices in Parliament.

      If Singaporeans go to the May 7 polls thinking that more opposition would help further their interests, the outcome could be 'dangerous', warned Dr Ng.

      'Can a weak government deliver to him better transportation, better homes, better healthcare? And if you vote just to weaken the government, how can that help you, your own interests?' he added.

       

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  • Darkness_hacker99's Avatar
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    • If our current government can't reduce public housing issues, healthcare issues, CPF, transportation issues, foreign influx issues, then..... who do you think we should vote for? angel.png

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  • charlize's Avatar
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    • What is he talking about?

       

      The act of voting more opposition is by itself telling the government that they have come up short and people want change.

       

      Are they talking for the sake of talking? icon_lol.gif

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      I think he means that a strong government can pass all sorts of terrible policies and still not be held accountable for anything.

       

      Makes their job so much easier.

       

      Yes, get out of my elite uncaring face. icon_lol.gif

  • Medicated Oil's Avatar
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    • 'Can a weak government deliver to him better transportation, better homes, better healthcare? And if you vote just to weaken the government, how can that help you, your own interests?' he added.

      By voting for you, we have more crowded bus and MRT, taxi fare increase, higher housing price and expensive healthcare.

      So, does that translate to better government ?

      The only thing I know is that I have a bunch of highly paid individuals who did not deliver for the past few years talking big for the past few weeks.

      Especially a few that have commited honest mistakes.

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    • Higher GDP is what this govt do and that is better govt.

       More caring govt is a weaker govt.

      I will prefer a weaker govt if that the case.

      icon_lol.gif

       

  • Hitman Submarine's Avatar
    314 posts since Mar '11
    • then lets see the cards for the opposition.

      are there any aces there?

      how bout queens n kings etc.

      u need to see whats up on the cards u have for opposition  before u call the deal!

      they could be partially correct if they get insane ex-scholars calling to stop manufacturing industries in spore.like my manufacturing industries in last job....all robots in a basketball court sized factory.all totally aircon n very nice everywhere.all assembling stuff by thesmselves with no human contacts.

      in 1 year...a small section like mine produces $0.5 billioin per year.there are like  4 or 5 other sections  producing same or more income and another company a few floors below similar to mine.

      so manufacturing industries phasing out is not an idea..it is in fact an act of sabotage by the ex scholar within SDP ranks.he should be removed...he could be insane even.

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    • actually to me, the MRT packness was something they'd knew abt in 2008 but didn't bother.

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    • lots of problems like scholars are nothing because the scholars problem was created by e PAP

      Their style of meritocracy...

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  • Icerage's Avatar
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    • stronger garmen, weaker nitizens. richer garman, poorer ppl

      we like to turn the table around this time.

      u servants need to work much harder for the money icon_lol.gif

  • Hitman Submarine's Avatar
    314 posts since Mar '11
    • PAP CAN ONLY HAVE 40% OF SEATS IN PARLIAMENT NEXT TIME AFTER 7TH OF MAY 2011!

      THEY ARE LIKE SURGEONS WHO KNOW THE TRUE CONDITION OF SPORE.U REMOVE THEM 100%....THAT WOULD BE LIKE FORMATTIMG YER ENTIRE HARD DISC FROM YER COMPUTER WITH ALL THE DATA GATHEREED SINCE 1960S ONWARDS!U NEED TO HOLD YER ENEMY CLOSER TO U TO KNOW HOW THEY REALLY THINK!

      IN TIME THEY ALL WILL BE BETTER N LESS OF A PAIN....HOPEFULLY.

      Edited by Hitman Submarine 23 Apr `11, 5:36PM
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    • some can be kept, so that they'll be the ones to solve e mess

      dun get non PAP ppl to solve their mess

  • Medicated Oil's Avatar
    4,878 posts since Dec '03
    • The present bunch of idiots are plain too lazy.

      Just get the press from 2006 and you should see the exact same speech being given.

      Ten year series for erection.

  • Hitman Submarine's Avatar
    314 posts since Mar '11
    • Originally posted by Icerage:

      stronger garmen, weaker nitizens. richer garman, poorer ppl

      we like to turn the table around this time.

      u servants need to work much harder for the money icon_lol.gif


      normally its weaker gov,weaker citizens,poorer gov,poorer people.

      u can turn things around just cross fingers the oppositions are good.

      actually its predicted and analyzed that if pap fall... spore  will weaken for at least 6 months before the oppositions ram up full sppeeeed ahead n know the ropes of the trade as the pap might not be keen to transfer plenty things to opposition. from finances to business to plans and investments.

      Edited by Hitman Submarine 23 Apr `11, 6:10PM
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  • charlize's Avatar
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    • Originally posted by sbst275:

      actually to me, the MRT packness was something they'd knew abt in 2008 but didn't bother.

      Sbst, you think over crowding trains and buses is good for people? icon_lol.gif

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