Year: 2015

  • Democracy Doesn’t Mean The Minority Must Shut Up

    That is how we work together for the good of EVERYONE in this country. So, please, stop gloating and thinking that that’s the end of the debate on S377A and every other minority right.

  • Bridgestone And The Sound Of My Nose Whistling

    I am skeptical and usually ‘discount 50%’ any crafted sales and marketing pitch, and Bridgestone’s spiel about their Turanza GR-100 sounded no different to any other enthusiastic presentation about the technological marvels of say, an electric razor or a rechargeable stylus.

  • Support Lim Swee Say In Spite Of What He Says

    TL;DR version: Support Lim Swee Say, but let other voices help in steering the labour movement. The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) was forged in days of a different political landscape. It had its genesis in the founding of what later became the dominant political party. It served its purpose then, galvanising the rank and…

  • A Few Things About Tan Chuan-Jin

    TL:DR version: If I lived in Marine Parade and it was an SMC, I’d vote for Tan Chuan-Jin, because he’s the real deal. Too bad he’s got ‘Self-Check’ Goh Chok Tong as his GRC mate. I lost touch with Chuan-Jin, or CJ as I remembered him in school, the moment he left for RJC. He…

  • Ministry of Retirement

    I wish Minister Lui Tuck Yew a deservedly happy retirement, and I appreciate the things he’s done during his tenure as Minister of Transport. I have no doubt it is a very, very tough job, made harder by some of the problems and missteps inherited from previous ministers. Think COE miscalculations, and if you’ve forgotten…