18 Feb '12, 12am

Budget Tweaks : Small fixes for big problems.... #sgpolitics

Budget Tweaks : Small fixes for big problems.... #sgpolitics

This blog was started in 2005 to explain and highlight the key problems in our society. After 7 years, this blog is still up and I'm still writing...you know why? The same problems that I wrote about 7 years ago did not disappear and actually got bigger as time passes. I wrote about the problems with public transport 7 years ago and the problems persisted until the trans broke down late last year. I wrote about the negative impact of the high cost of housing 7 years ago and property prices have more than doubled since. I wrote about the inadequacy of CPF for retirement, the rising inequality, the falling worker productivity, rising medical costs and the impact of the huge foreign influx years ago.....you know what?.After looking at the 2012 Budget and the PAP approach to solving these problems, I think I will still be writing about how things are getting worse in 2020. Des...

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