17 Feb '11, 11am

The quality of reporting in the local papers today on the SDP’s Shadow Budget 2011was predictably banal, absent of...

The quality of reporting in the local papers today on the SDP’s Shadow Budget 2011was predictably banal, absent of...

Using subsidies to assist Singaporeans after higher taxes are imposed is a foolhardy way of managing household income. What the Minister is saying is this: First, I set taxes at a rate you cannot afford. Then I use those taxes to give you a subsidy so that you can pay the tax. If this is the best form of taxation the Minister can conceive, there is clearly no skills match between him and his job. But we, the people, are not easily fooled. Subsidy-giving enables the PAP to say that it is a caring government that dispenses generosity. The PAP wants the people to think that no other party would, firstly, be able to amass such riches and, secondly, be kind enough to give it away. It is untrue. But more importantly, it is inept. Additionally, Workfare does not assist the average employee to cope with rising costs. The vast bulk of Workfare does not enter the pockets of Singapor...

Full article: http://www.yoursdp.org/index.php/news/singapore/4605-wije...

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SDP's Shadow Budget available for download

SDP's Shadow Budget available for download

yoursdp.org 18 Feb '11, 3am

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yoursdp.org 16 Feb '11, 2pm

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Feb '11, 10am

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yoursdp.org 20 Feb '11, 4am

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temasekreview.com 20 Feb '11, 2pm

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yoursdp.org 11 Feb '11, 2am

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straitstimes.com 17 Feb '11, 10pm

THE annual Budget is one of the most anticipated items on the national agenda. Everyone hopes to benefit in some way. Of l...