If Lim Wee Kiak isn't sowing the seeds of civil unrest and the eventual demise of enterprise, I don't know what is.
Actions speak louder than words: by raising political salaries to compensate for the embarrassment of bad national/ economic policies: this MP has only put in words what a failure the PAP now is.
|"If the annual salary of the Minister of Information, Communication and Arts is only $500,000, it may pose some problems when he discuss policies with media CEOs who earn millions of dollars because they need not listen to the minister's ideas and proposals. Hence, a reasonable payout will help to maintain a bit of dignity."|
- MP Lim Wee Kiak apologises for comments on pay
|'Without some assurance of a good chance of winning at least their first election, many able and successful young Singaporeans may not risk their careers to join politics,' Mr Goh Chok Tong, June 2006 ['GRCs make it easier to find top talent: SM'].|
[Pict= Disassembling GRC system benefits PAP (Part 1 of 3)]
Wee Shu Min elitism controversy
Hello, I'm a PNG caveman from “last frontier” and a place “untouched by time”: I have more possessions on me now than a CEO from your 1st world GDP country (just like your money-faced MP) too don't I?...:
Pict source: Papua New Guinea: land of Wigmen, giant butterflies and torrid wartime tales - Telegraph
Back up pict site: http://i.imgur.com/ODXSfRg.jpg
PAP MPs win elections by being authorised to loiter INSIDE poling stations on polling day (trying to influence votes from the INSIDE) because it is illegal to loiter within 200m radius OUTSIDE the vicinity poling station.
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