Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Time to celebrate : One-off Bonus!!!

See how kind the PAP is. They realized how low income Singaporeans all 300,000 of them and their families have been suffering all these years and would like to give them a one-off bonus to help them. Some cynics say it is for elections purpose and after the elections, the PAP will increase all the utilities, fees and get back more than what is given out. To these cynics, I say don't spoil the party for the poor folks. Let them enjoy the bonus first and not worry for a short while. It doesn't matter if things get worse for them, they are used to things getting worse.
People suggest that the one-off amount be about $1000, the monthly salary of these workers. Looking at my utilities bill, I realised this one-off idea has probably been in the works for some time - my electricity rate has increased 20% ahead of this bonus a few months ago. See how far sighted our leaders are?

Singaporeans are so lucky to have such far sighted leaders to give them one-off bonuses.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Anyone who suggest this is an election vote-buying measure is an imbecile. It is a complete coincidence that this has come up just before elctions. Our PM really cares for the poor. Sheer coincidence that he mentioned this at a PAP gathering. It's sheer coincidence that NSS came out just before the last polls. It's also cheer coincidence that Aljunied, an are under the eye of the opposition is being upgraded to the tune of S160m.
Our governtment cares about us. these are not bribes. It's just not true that dumbarse uncles and aunties in the heartlands blindly vote for the PAP after the govt gives out these goodies.

Anonymous said...

Yes I agree with you completely. It is also sheer coincidence that all the fees and charges are increase shortly after an election.

Anonymous said...

Can we have One-Off Opposition GRC too?

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