Ladies and Gentlemen,
Almost everyone has heard that Lee Kuan Yew's Singapore has the tallest ferris wheel (flyer) in the world, even higher than the one in London. Lee's one party state government appears to be on a life long mission to show the world they are the best, but the best in what, for having the tallest ferris wheel? It is like this, if you can't really get into the Guinness Book for something noteworthy, something honorable like having the best government, you get into it by making the longest sausage.
To put it plainly, Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's dictator finds it necessary to continually boast about something or other, in the hope that Singaporeans will think it is something better than what it is, hoping that that will somehow boost their citizen's fast diminishing morale which is sending the country into total decline and disaster. But the truth is, none of these boasts are true, it is one big smokescreen hiding what is the darkness within.
There is nothing really to boast about for having the tallest ferris wheel. It would be, on the other hand for having the most democratic government or the best rule of law.
Everything they show on the outside really is rotten if you look underneath. Take Singaporean housing for instance. Lee daily boasts about having the highest rates of home ownership in the world. In fact 90% of Singaporeans are renters, not home owners. Not a single one owns his home. Almost every single home, 90%, is owned by the HDB a branch of the Singapore government which leases out these pigeon hole or shoe box tiny units to every single person on a 100 year lease which includes terms which entitle them to throw you out on the street and repossess without any reason whatsoever. Home ownership indeed! Lee lies to his people that they are home owners when they are renters in fact with very bad leases. And what is worse, he manages to hoodwink the rest of the world into believing it too.
Turn on the TV to the state controlled TV station (they are all state controlled) and you see well dressed English speaking newscasters read the news, just as they would in any western city. But there is one big difference. In Singapore they are reading scripts prepared for them by the state controlled media, like reading out a bunch of propaganda. But what is worse, these sophisticated looking newscasters as well as their audience know what this game is, pretending to read independent news, which is in fact only orchestrated rubbish.
Take a trip to the courts and you may think that you were in the London courts if there were not so many Chinese looking faces. You will see Latin aphorisms of legal phrases and the rule of law and pictures and portraits of the blind lady of justice with the scales everywhere, all just like you were in any respected courthouse in the world. But if you look under it you see the darker disgraceful side. The judges there are not out to mete justice, they are there to abuse the law to please Lee Kuan Yew by destroying his political enemies. And the lawyers all dressed in black carting along volumes of books up and down the aile are also fully aware of this and willing participants. Both Singapore judges and their lawyers are out to hoodwink everyone out there into thinking that they are something which they are not. To quote William Sapire of the New York Times, they are an extortion racket, extorting money in defamation damages for Lee Kuan Yew.
Go to Singapore downtown at noon and talk to any Singaporean walking along in his office clothes and try to get him into a conversation on the island's politics. You will be surprised, that though they speak English or a Singapore form of it, and you would expect them to have some opinions about such things, they invariably have none. The reason, they are afraid to criticize the government which may have unpleasant consequences from Lee Kuan Yew's police.
Last year the government purchased a 50 foot sailboat, called it Uniquely Singapore, and announced they are sailing the world. In fact Uniquely Singapore had no Singaporean except for two passengers who went along for the ride. The skipper and crew were all either Australian or English. But Lee Kuan Yew's cunning plan once again, was to deceive Singaporeans into thinking that 2 of them were in fact intrepid sailors . So whenever the boat called at ports around the world, photos of the 2 Singaporean passengers were publicised in an effort to pretend they had sailed her. I wouldn't be surprised these 2 Singaporeans had never been in a boat in their lives before. This sort of behaviour by Lee's government is indeed pathetic. There is no other word for it.
Also last year there was headline news that a Singaporean had scaled Everest. False alarm once again. Turned out he was a Malaysian who was given Singaporean citizenship just before he announced he was going to climb the mountain. Perhaps he too was paid several millions of taxpayers money to do it.
Also last year another team of Singaporean "climbers" were reported to have gone up to Everest base camp and called off the climb from there claiming the weather turned bad. Very convenient indeed! Franky Lee Kuan Yew's Singaporeans are incapable of doing anything noteworthy such as climbing mountains. Many have even not gone as far as Malaysia.
You must have heard of Singapore's Olympians. That's a funny one. In the last Beijing Olympics, Singapore was daily reporting that it had won 2 gold medals in table tennis. But if you had followed the story, you would have discovered that these Singaporeans were not Singaporeans at all. They were Chinese from Communist China, champion table tennis players, who were paid several million dollars of tax payers money each to come to Singapore, adopt the citizenship and play under Singapore colors at the games. The bigger joke was, after they got the money and returned to Singapore, they promptly threw their medals and their Singapore citizenship back at them and returned to their China. You could say that this was a right slap in the face for Lee's government. You could also say that this is what you get when you stoop so low.
And then, when you go to Singapore, outwardly you see a society which looks alike a modern civilized community, who ride the trains and buses and go to work each day, just as they would do in London. But unless you enquired, you would not know that these a bloodthirsty cruel bunch of people who still today beat the backsides of criminals into a bloody pulp as punishment even for minor offences such as graffiti (caning) and hang petty drug mules on a daily basis. In fact it has the highest execution rates in the world surpassing even countries such as Communist China and Iran or North Korea. The organs of those executed are then sold to those who need transplants.
Singapore repeatedly says it has the rule of law but judges routinely use it as a principle weapon to silence and destroy dissent, even peaceful protests are illegal and protesters jailed, there is no free press, there is no recourse in law for any redress against governmental injustice, all the newspapers and media are controlled and there is no independent journalism. You never hear any bad news about the government in Singapore just as you would not in North Korea.
Every single aspect of this government is a continuous game of deception against it's people. Yet on the outside it looks very nice with the tallest ferrous wheel, and glass skyscrapers in the world. A beguiling defrauding deceptive Lee Kuan Yew and his government.
Lee should realize, building the tallest ferris wheel is neither here nor there. And neither is making the longest sausage or whatever. These things never brought honor to a one party Stalinist dictatorhip with crooked judges and a state controlled press.
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