11 Feb '11, 2am

Dr Vincent Wijeysingha will deliver the alternative to the Government's Budget next week. He will present the...

One of the favourite sticks that the incumbent loves to use to beat up the opposition with is, "They always complain, complain, complain but never offer up any solutions!" Well, this alternative budget proposal should go a long way towards knocking the legs out from under that particular excuse for authoritarianism. It's what a government-in-waiting needs to do - put up or shut up - so well done, SDP. That ought to furrow a few incumbent brows as they strive not to make the usual pork barrel look too glaringly obvious in the light of your budget. You'll know you've succeeded when Singaporeans ask their MPs to explain why the Health budget is an afterthought compared to Defence, when there is no visible enemy on the horizon and there hasn't been one for half a century. Oh yes, and why is $100 million a year being squandered on the wages of a tiny handful of public servants ...

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