Polling day – 11 Sep 2015

Originally posted on LIFE begins @ 58!:
Polling closes at 8 pm today. My wife and I will go probably around 6-30 in the evening. We have had our own analysis of the likely results. We are in Nee Soon GRC. But as you guessed, we are more keen to know how the close ‘contests’ has voted.…

Hans-Hermann Hoppe: Why Democracy Fails

On this week’s episode, we feature a past talk given by Hans-Hermann Hoppe highlighting some of the key points he makes in his book Democracy: The God That Failed. Source: Hans-Hermann Hoppe: Why Democracy Fails

From blue sky to rainy days

November started with a clear blue sky. The haze has actually disappeared. We can only hope we would have clear and clean skies next year in August/September. One of the best things that happened this month must surely be a gathering we had of old colleagues who worked in MacDonald House in the early 90s…

Polling day – 11 Sep 2015

Polling closes at 8 pm today. My wife and I will go probably around 6-30 in the evening. We have had our own analysis of the likely results. We are in Nee Soon GRC. But as you guessed, we are more keen to know how the close ‘contests’ has voted. Personally, I have been very…

Election season – my take

We have had people in different colour shirts pitching their vision for Singapore.  In the past, we were promised the Swiss standard of living ( do the Swiss work 18 hours a day ?), now the Chairman of one party has promised, if re-elected, to build a swimming pool in his consituency!  Who is paying…

Eve of the eve

Originally posted on LIFE begins @ 58!:
Today 7 August is a public holiday in Singapore. This is one of those rare occasions where the weekends and also the preceding and following Fridays and Monday are holidays, resulting in a superlong weekend. Of course it is Singapore’s 50th birthday and people have a good reason to take…