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by cassowary
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore royalty slogs it out for the crown.
Replies: 20
Views: 319

Re: This election marks the beginning of Singapore’s decline.

Thanks for the long and well argued reply, Neverfail. You have raised many valid points. But I will raise some points that you might have overlooked. I find the constant change of governments in the mature and mostly western democracies to be unsettling. How is it possible for you to make long term...
by cassowary
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore royalty slogs it out for the crown.
Replies: 20
Views: 319

Re: This election marks the beginning of Singapore’s decline.

For those interested, the Singapore election results are as follows. The ruling PAP won 83 seats. The opposition Workers’ Party won 10 seats, nearly doubling their Parliamentary representation. I am alarmed at my fellow Singaporeans growing infatuation with Socialism. They are turning their backs o...
by cassowary
Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore royalty slogs it out for the crown.
Replies: 20
Views: 319

This election marks the beginning of Singapore’s decline.

For those interested, the Singapore election results are as follows. The ruling PAP won 83 seats. The opposition Workers’ Party won 10 seats, nearly doubling their Parliamentary representation. I am alarmed at my fellow Singaporeans growing infatuation with Socialism. They are turning their backs on...
by cassowary
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore royalty slogs it out for the crown.
Replies: 20
Views: 319

Re: Singapore on the threshold of change?

Now I can. https://asiatimes.com/2020/07/pandemic-poll-tests-lees-mettle-in-singapore/ Pandemic poll tests Lee’s mettle in Singapore No government incumbent in power in Singapore at present could promise restored prosperity/ renewed economic growth soon with any credibility. The World has plunged i...
by cassowary
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australia is arming itself "just in case".
Replies: 14
Views: 322

Re: The PRC used to be so wonderfully friendly.

Like all "Anglos", and with your usual "anglo" arrogance,.. ...[/quyote} :lol: :lol: :lol: Now, what was that you asserted in a recent post about your aversion for ethnic stigmatising and profiling? You seem to bhe applying a double standard here. you refuse to see anything but your own interest. A...
by cassowary
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australia is arming itself "just in case".
Replies: 14
Views: 322

Re: Australia is arming itself "just in case".

The chief destabilising force is of course The Peoples Republic of China. To survive in such a combustible geopolitical environment Australia needs to be as ready as we can be for any likely contingency. I just wish it were happening during some more prosperous time as our economy is now sinking in...
by cassowary
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trump claims victory as US nears 130,000 Covid-19 deaths
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: Trump claims victory as US nears 130,000 Covid-19 deaths

https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/jul/05/donald-trump-coronavirus-testing-fauci-fourth-july-kanye-west-protests-latest-news-live-updates Trump claims victory as US nears 130,000 Covid-19 deaths :o :lol: :| :( :oops: Well, I suppose that a death toll of 130,000 is a "victory" of sorts - if...
by cassowary
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore royalty slogs it out for the crown.
Replies: 20
Views: 319

Re: Singapore royalty slogs it out for the crown.

Hi Neverfail, Thanks for taking an interest in our coming elections. Here are my comments. LHY, is unhappy with his more illustrious elder brother, the current PM, because of a dispute over LKY's house. According to LKY's will, he wanted it to be demolished after his death. But LHL wants it to be p...
by cassowary
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore royalty slogs it out for the crown.
Replies: 20
Views: 319

Re: Singapore royalty slogs it out for the crown.

Hi Neverfail, Thanks for taking an interest in our coming elections. Here are my comments. LHY, is unhappy with his more illustrious elder brother, the current PM, because of a dispute over LKY's house. According to LKY's will, he wanted it to be demolished after his death. But LHL wants it to be pr...
by cassowary
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Wealth According to Seneca
Replies: 43
Views: 2339

Re: Wealth According to Seneca

I agree with what you said, Neverfail except for one thing. I think Constantine allowed pagans to continue their faith. He did not end it. But he favoured the Christians, giving them money and land to build Churches.