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Old 06-11-2014, 11:44 PM
 
Location: singapore
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Calling it Party Against People instead .. I suppose it will be edited soon again.. So read it soon while it last..

People's Action Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Seems like Locals are really pissed off with the PAP ..

I am extracting the part of the wikipedia page

Party Against People
人民行动党
Rénmín Xíngdòngdǎng
Parti Tindakan Rakyat
மக்கள் செயல் கட்சி

The Party Against People (abbrev: PAP) has been Singapore's ruling political party since 1959. It is the major party in Singapore, while there is another party that does not have as much power in the parliament, which is the Workers' Party.

Since the 1963 general elections, the PAP has dominated Singapore's parliamentary democracy and has been central to the city-state's rapid political, social, and economic development.[3] However, it has been criticised for the passing of laws that suppress free speech and other civil liberties.[4][5] Another proof of its suppression of freedom of speech is how it got the Ministry of Health and Tan Tock Seng Hospital for firing Roy Ngerng because he had spoken against the Party Against People's government ruling of CPF. If I get arrested for editing this article, this shows that the government of Singapore is nothing but a fascist regime that should be wiped off the Earth. Even Nazi Germany did a better job at handling their country before the war. DOWN WITH THE FASCISTS, DOWN WITH THE TYRANTS, LONG LIVE THE PEOPLE, LONG LIVE EQUALITY, LONG LIVE SOCIALISM! URA!

Dear Singaporeans, in 2016, make the right choice and vote for Opposition. Only then will the tyranny of Lee Hsien Loong and his cronies will end. For those who still insist on supporting the PAP, believing that they will provide a blessing to your life, why do you think that people are standing up to them. Why now? Why not before. Think about the foreigners who will be taking over our jobs, think of how little space the country will have left after foreigners take over, think of how you have to work to DEATH just to support yourself, think of whether the politicians deserve millions of dollars worth of tax-payers money for "leading the country". Well, I guess that is all. Stay strong, keep calm and protest! I love you, Singapore!

Disclaimer: Since the Internet does not belong to the Government of Singapore and was created by citizens of the United States of America, I am hereby adhering to the First Amendment where freedom of speech is allowed. If anything were to happen to the editor of this article (which I will clean it up because I am a lovely person and because I can), I will file a lawsuit to the United Nations and the Washington Supreme Court of the United States of America for breaching Internet privacy which is a right to all human beings and breaching the First Amendment of the American Constitution. You have no right to snoop around our IP addresses and such, even if you are the government.
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Old 06-11-2014, 11:56 PM
 
Location: Taipei
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As an outsider,I do think a peaceful party alternation is necessary for any country.Even Taiwan has experienced that,twice.
Singapore has everything it takes to be the most democratic and liberal country in Asia,it always seems confusing to me that people there seem to be fine with dictatorship.
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Old 06-12-2014, 12:03 AM
 
Location: singapore
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Very fast.. Wikipedia page already ammended ..
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:54 AM
 
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A socialist Singapore would quickly become a dump. It doesn't have the ability to fall back on agriculture or extractive industries to prop up its economies like most socialist states.
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:58 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Democracy doesn't mean socialist like the Nordics.Freedom of press and speech wouldn't hurt Singapore that much,would it?
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:15 AM
 
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i have a foreign friend and his 1st impression when he arrived in sgpore was..."sgporeans are really rich! No problems when it comes to money coz aside from being rich..the government can also provide any sgporean with financial help."
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:20 AM
 
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Democracy doesn't mean socialist like the Nordics.Freedom of press and speech wouldn't hurt Singapore that much,would it?
LONG LIVE SOCIALISM! <-Direct quote from the rant.

Their press and speech are mostly free, but going the extra bit wouldn't bother me.
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:22 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Their press freedom is ranked one of the lowest in the entire world,on par with that of China.
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:34 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Their press freedom is ranked one of the lowest in the entire world,on par with that of China.
Yeah it's funny how much the PAP models themselves on the CCP. It's state-run capitalism.
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Yeah it's funny how much the PAP models themselves on the CCP. It's state-run capitalism.
In China,the massive population is a good enough excuse for practicing totalitarianism,but I don't know why Singaporeans don't fight for democracy.(by "fight",it doesn't necessarily mean violence.There are plenty of peaceful party alternations in other places)
I mean yeah PAP isn't as corruptive,Singapore is one of the wealthiest states in Asia,but is it really healthy for Singaporeans to live under Lee's rule for decades to go?

In fact I think Singapore can practice direct democracy like Switzerland where referendum are held in a monthly basis.It just has everything it takes to evolve to a healthy democracy.
But of course it's for Singaporeans to decide.
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