10 Jun '11, 3am

Diary of A Singaporean Mind takes on Jayakumar's statement: Legal and Moral Role of the President... #sgelections

In short, the President is a puppet and must continue to remain so, according to Jayakumar. He is but a ceremonial idiot. Why then do we pay the President $304 000 per month? Pray explain, you daft Singaporeans. I'm ashame to be a Singaporean these days under such an arrogant government? 40% of Singaporeans have spoken. There is growing realisation on the ground that the government has been and still is adamant at short-changing us. WE ARE NOT A FIRST WORLD COUNTRY! WE SHOULD NOT CALL OURSELVES FIRST WORLD WHEN WE DON'T HAVE FIRST WORLD STANDARD OF LIVING! NO MINIMUM WAGE, NO UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE! AND MAH BOW TAN HIDES THE COST OF A BUILDING A UNIT PIGEON HOLE IN THE AIR AND OVERCGARGES US OUR LIVING AND THEN AFTER HE GOTTEN HIS PENSION ON OUR INCOME TAX, HE'S SCOTT FREE! WHERE IS THE ACCOUNTABILITY IN THIS COUNTRY? PRAY TELL! MORE AND MORE REPORTERS ARE SEEKING TO EXPOSE ...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2011/06/legal-and-moral...

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