Tag Archives: LEE KUAN YEW

LEE KUAN YEW IS THE MOST BRILLIANT POLITICIAN YOU NEVER KNEW

The most brilliant politician you never knew is on his deathbed. Hooked up to a ventilator – a contraption designed to replace the most basic of human functions – a withered 91 year old faces the inevitable. Alongside him, a nation awaits, heavy with the knowledge that for many, their world will never be quite the same. To capture the essence of Singapore’s former Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, you could point to the fact that Nixon once described him as a man who “might have attained the world stature of a Churchill, a Disraeli, or a Gladston” were he born in another country.

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PLS SHOW SOME RESPECT & GRATITUDE FOR LEE KUAN YEW

i believe that LKY is a good man and within his capabilities and resources 50 years ago, he did a good job in the building of this nation that the world look up to (ya ya i know being the most expensive city to live in isn't desirable). Singapore might not be the best place to make a living right now but I'm still thankful for the shelter over my family's head, food on my table and the security of the country. I'm not worshipping (and not asking you to) LKY, I'm just asking you to be respectful and show some gratitude to the man who made significant contributions to Singapore.

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CALVIN CHENG: WESTERN LIBERAL STOOGES SHOULD STOP SPREADING MYTHS ABOUT LKY

An opinion I am seeing making the rounds is that Mr. Lee Kuan Yew gave Singapore economic prosperity at the expense of liberty. This is the common myth propounded by Western liberals and their local stooges. I ask you : what freedoms did Lee Kuan Yew take from us? You want the freedom to riot, to spit, to urinate in lifts, to have ugly dried-up chewing gum plastering our pavements? The freedom to spray graffiti on public property, to vandalise, to protest outside other people's homes and businesses and disrupt their lives and livelihoods ? The freedom to litter, throw rubbish from our apartments?

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TEN POSSIBLE SCENARIOS AFTER THE DEMISE OF LEE KUAN YEW

The soon-coming general election will probably be called 3-6 months after his demise to garner sympathy votes which may arrest the plummeting popularity of the ruling party. Voters who sit on the fence may just vote for the PAP out of gratitude for someone who has brought a small fishing port from third to first world within four decades. Though he is a established tyrant, his achievements far outweigh his gross shortcomings especially those atrocities that targetted his political opponents.

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YAACOB IBRAHIM: LEE KUAN YEW IN STABLE CONDITION

In an update posted on Facebook, Dr Yaacob said "I understand that many people are concerned and anxious about Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s condition. I have been informed that he is stable and that the doctors are monitoring him closely. In the meantime, let us continue to give him our well wishes and keep him in our prayers."

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LEE KUAN YEW DOES NOT DESERVE ALL THE CREDIT HE GETS

I think people get very passionate about Great Humans and find it hard to separate their emotional connection with what they have seen with the silent evidence of what they have not seen. At its heart, the great man fallacy is this– we do not know who would have risen to the occasion. Her biography is not written. Her amazing decisions were never tested. It's not that "Lee Kuan Yew Is Not Special".

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ARE TAXPAYERS PAYING FOR LEE KUAN YEW’S EXPENSIVE MEDICAL BILLS?

A few years down the road, they may decide to pull the plug on him, and send him off on the gun carriage. the real reason why he has not resign or retired is that as long as he is a MP, he can get all his medical bills and hospital room paid for. If they decide to keep him on life support for the next 3 years even after he is brain dead, the taxpayers have to foot the bill. I estimate $5000 a day for the taxpayer to keep this vampire in life support. Class A1 is $850 a day, then have to add speclalist and consultant fee, nursing care cost, chest x rays, tests, etc.

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