Ladies and Gentlemen,
The Singapore state controlled newspaper the Straits Times Online edition of Aug 9, 2010 has the story "Critical to have foreigners". In it, Lee Kuan Yew's son whom he anointed Prime Minister tells us through his state controlled newspaper that his plan is to bring in as many as 100,000 foreigners to settle in Singapore, which he claims is necessary to boost the economy.
With the huge numbers of skilled and educated Singaporeans leaving Singapore for good with their families to settle abroad, coupled with the double whammy of almost zero reproduction rate, with almost no babies being born at all, it should be quite obvious to anyone that he has simply no choice.
The Singaporean species is simply draining away through non stop massive emigration and insufficient child birth and if nothing is done, there wont be any left in the island.
The reason for this, by now intractable problem which is leading the father and son team (Lee Kuan Yew and son)to doom is obvious. The human being, unlike dogs and cats, simply dislikes living under a bully. Given a choice they will pack up and go elsewhere. And it is the repressive policies of the father and son team that has created this problem, and no amount of hoodwinking balderdash double talk from them is going to make any difference.
The horse has bolted from the barnyard. It is too late now.
For decades now, Lee Kuan Yew, the indisputable ruler of the island has treated his subjects as nothing but dust. And many simply refuse to accept it. He has over the decades deliberately shown that the Singapore courts are simply his tool to eliminate the opposition. To drive this point home, he repeatedly jails and sues the late JB Jeyaretnam into bankruptcy and finally death. He does the same to Dr. Chee Soon Juan who till now continues to suffer from this abuse of power. The same fate happens to Francis Seow, now living as an American in the USA. The same for Tang Liang Hong now in Australia. The same fate to me since I questioned the then Singapore Attorney General in 1989.
Today the average Singaporean, each and every one of them, has no respect whatsoever for the judiciary. Everyone knows that you don't get any justice in court. If you do, you are undoubtedly an accredited supporter of Lee Kuan Yew. The courts, simply put, are there to do what he wants to do with his detractors.
He has completely eliminated the free press with the entire media under his control. Which means that you do not have the means to know what the truth is, it is simply what he tells you it is.
Then he introduced state sanctioned racial discrimination. The Malays to whom Singapore actually belongs have been relegated almost to a forgotten class, the Chinese having all the good jobs and the Malays destined to menial jobs of drivers and coolies. The Malay language is totally destroyed, their culture is destroyed and the majority Chinese community of which Lee Kuan Yew is one has turned the place into one where it is almost derogatory to call someone a Malay. The Malay in Singapore has almost become ashamed of his identity. The Malays are not allowed to live anywhere in the island they want, and are required to live in certain designated areas of the island chosen by Lee Kuan Yew and his government, ironically in a country which once belonged to them.
The Malays are being subjected today to a system not too dissimilar from that of the late South African apartheid and forcibly spread out throughout the island and forced to live among the pork eating Chinese, under the government claim that they are integrating them into the Chinese population.
Many Malays now are in fact trying to erase their identity by learning Chinese in the hope that they will somehow be accepted by the majority race. As a result many are in fact refusing to speak Malay.
The minority race of Indians fare no better. They too like the Malays do the menial jobs for the Chinese and live their lives among the Chinese majority as best they can. While I was in Singapore in 2008, and arrested for criticizing Lee's Judge, throughout the island, the Indians, mostly Tamil were almost to the man, ashamed of his identity. If I spoke to any of them in Tamil, I found almost always the retort to be in English. In fact, I found this so troubling that I asked them why they spoke in English when I used Tamil? Did they not know Tamil, to which the disgraceful answer was that they hardly spoke Tamil, as if they were ashamed of it. Not only that in Singapore the Chinese hegemony prevails, but it is almost totally destroying the Indian race, with mounting interracial marriages especially with the Chinese. Today almost one in three Indian is in fact unrecognizable, leaving you to guess wither he was a Malay or a Filipino, the product of unions between Tamil men and Chinese women.
Vivian Balakrishnan, one of Lee Kuan Yew's minister minions, is one. I believe his father was a Tamil and his mother a Chinese. Looking at him it is any ones guess what he is. He is, I understand, totally ignorant in the Tamil language. I am not sure if he knows any Chinese, probably not. His main quality appears to be unconditional loyalty to the Singapore strongman and by extension to his son. He will do anything they want of him, a skill which ensures his bread and butter in that island, just as many others who live shameful lives like him.
Obviously despite their claimed high levels of eduction, the father and son team that run the country and their minions who do their dirty work for them to destroy political opposition, do not appear to understand that for many, living in such conditions is distasteful.
They appear not to understand that capable human being able to fend for themselves, would be unwilling to accept such a life and leave the island. With the repeated routine severe punishments of bankrupting citizens, taking the jobs away and even jailing them, Lee Kuan Yew has made it abundantly clear that unlike other open democracies, there is no room in Singapore for dissenting voices. Dissent is simply impossible unless you want to lose everything.
In such conditions, anyone would have seen that self respecting upstanding men an women had no other choice but to leave the island taking their families with them.
Father and son's modes operandi clearly shows that they in fact wanted the message to come across very clearly to the citizens, that is, if you oppose you would be destroyed. That is why JB Jeyaretnams politically motivated cases just as that of every other political opponent is splashed across the state controlled newspapers in screaming headlines, just as is the case with ever other hapless victim of Lee Kuan Yew.
Decades of this message repeated almost daily in the newspapers has managed very well to send the dire warning home.
And the result of this decades of misuse of power by father and son, has resulted in this intractable problem today of the mass drain of Singaporeans leaving the island.
Every former Singaporean parent who settles in the West with his children, cuts the cord of the child with Singapore forever within 5 years. After that he is completely lost to Singapore. And they in turn bring in even more Singaporeans across. And with the added problem of not having enough babies being born, Lee Kuan Yew and his son has managed finally to knock the last nail into the Singaporean coffin.
The best and most qualified Singaporeans are forever lost to the island. They will not return. Their children have become Canadians, not Singaporeans. The new immigrants whom Father and son bring in are coming merely for stint in the island. They have no intention of ever being part of Singapore. For the right price, they might even sing Singapore patriotic songs or even fly the flag. Once they have had enough they too will go home.
The only ones who may stay are the uneducated who have no idea of their rights and no understating of what they are letting themselves into. You would have uneducated Burmese and Communist Chinese human imports. Many of them have no knowledge of English and are truly of no benefit to the island. Singapore can bring in as many of them as they want but their use only extends to obeying anyone who throws some money at them. Such men and women are not much use for nation building.
If there are anyone benefiting from all this, it is the Father and son and their cronies who use government funds to do all sorts of trading both locally and internationally and thereby enrich noone one else, but themselves. The average person in Singapore is merely a commodity which they use to make their money.
My reckoning is that in a few years, Singapore as it is will collapse. Father and son have managed to so completely destroy the island's image abroad with these repressive laws that the few remaining native born Singaporeans in the island will finally disappear completely. Lee Kuan Yew and Son could probably manage to run the place a little longer but without commitment and dedication to the country, these foreign workers simply cannot accomplish much.
We should tell father and son that merely taking picture of paid men and women and schoolchildren orchestrated to stand in line and fly the Singapore flag and then splashing it across the state controlled newspapers will not accomplish much in Singapore. It did not accomplish much in North Korea, the Soviet Union and Burma either.
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