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by Milo
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.
Replies: 34
Views: 265

Re: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.

neverfail - What's with this incessant stream of attacks on Singapore? Could it be based on: 1. A belief that Singapore treats its migrant workers so badly vs international norms that it needs to be chastised? 2. A belief that Singaporeans are so repressed by their government that they live downtro...
by Milo
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.
Replies: 34
Views: 265

Re: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.

Singapore ranks 9th for rule of law, according to the World Justice Project, which reflects well on its courts. By the way, Canada ranks 11; Australia ranks 12 and the US ranks 18. After Muellers' witch hunt, I think US ranking is going to drop. Rule of law is essential a proper society but freedom...
by Milo
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.
Replies: 34
Views: 265

Re: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.

Jim the Moron wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:05 pm
Must say . . . what's with all this dumping on Singapore?
I think Cass brings this on himself with his rather smug and Manichean comments.
by Milo
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 96
Views: 2311

Re: Israel

The US just announced plans to move their embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Seems logical, considering that's where Israeli honchos are situated. But what the hell. Mouth-breathing drooling Muslim honchos are gonna show the world "3 days of rage." I was a Zionist before I knew the word. This is great...
by Milo
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.
Replies: 34
Views: 265

Re: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.

Singapore ranks 9th for rule of law, according to the World Justice Project, which reflects well on its courts. By the way, Canada ranks 11; Australia ranks 12 and the US ranks 18. After Muellers' witch hunt, I think US ranking is going to drop. Rule of law is essential a proper society but freedom...
by Milo
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.
Replies: 34
Views: 265

Re: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.

Indeed this guy is like some sort of provocateur. Now that I have overcome the computer glitch that formerly preventing me from listening to the soundtrack, yes, I can now see what cassowary means. This guy is no harmless prankster - his language is aggressively obscene. You do not even need to be ...
by Milo
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.
Replies: 34
Views: 265

Re: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.

In the case of Amos Yee, he is a trouble-maker and most Singaporeans detest him. His offense was to insult Christians and Muslims. Here is a sample of Amos Yee's Utube offerings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmGqZBgZZqk Thanks cass. You might have guessed that I posted this link to a recent Asia...
by Milo
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 95
Views: 885

Re: Life Under Kim Jong Un

BTW Cass, now that Singapore has an economy that is thriving, where is the development of human rights part? If anything it would appear that Singapore is going backwards in that area. "The AGC filed an application in the High Court in August to start committal proceedings against Mr Li, after he fa...
by Milo
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.
Replies: 34
Views: 265

Re: Singapore establishment feels threatened by the exercise of democratic rights.

In the case of Amos Yee, he is a trouble-maker and most Singaporeans detest him. His offense was to insult Christians and Muslims. Here is a sample of Amos Yee's Utube offerings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmGqZBgZZqk The government is not worried about Christian reaction to his rantings. But ...
by Milo
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 95
Views: 885

Re: Socialist regimes have their top 1% too.

So it could be that they started out as idealists. But when they attained power, they changed. Power corrupts. A Socialist system is susceptible to this because for Socialism to be implemented, the leaders claim ownership of all the productive assets in the name of the workers. The entire economy i...