Tag Archives: government

IF GRASSROOTS ADVISOR CAN REPLACE AN MP, DOES THIS MEAN THEY HAVE EQUAL POWER?

Appointing a Grassroots Advisor in Marsiling instead of calling for a by-election raises very unsettling questions about how the Government recognises the legitimacy and authority of elected MPs. Does this mean that Government agencies will now accord them with as much recognition as elected MPs? Does this mean that these advisors can take on other roles that presumably only MPs can undertake?

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DEBATES ON PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES’ RACE A DISTRACTION FROM ACTUAL RACIST NATURE OF PE

First they introduced the racist reserved presidency. They knew that the people will oppose. So they created a distraction by having one of their unqualified dogs dropping hints that she is going to contest despite obviously being of the wrong race. But now instead of screaming that the reserved presidency is racist, the people are demanding that the candidate should be of the stated race they wanted and playing right into their hands.

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RESERVED PRESIDENCY IS FLAWED & NOT OF HELP TO MALAY COMMUNITY

Damanhuri Abas of the Singapore Democratic Party weighs in on the flaws of the upcoming Presidential election and the Government's failures at engaging the Malay community here. "The government must now answer to the Malays as to where and how did these systemic racism happen under its watch for more than 50 years and what action must now be taken beyond tokenism to correct the injustices to the Malays."

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