Hard Truths 1. You may never get to vote in this lifetime.
Hard Truths 2. Those who CAN vote will complain & complain about the Govt but when elections come, will end up voting them back in.
Hard Truths 3. People want an opposition in parliament but not in THEIR estate please.
Hard Truths 4. Singaporeans will forget all their grievances if you dangle a carrot just before elections.
Hard Truths 5. Some things are not forgivable. Like the S-League.
Hard Truths 6. The year of the rabbit may be a good year for carrots to work
Hard Truths 7. Foreigners are the solution to economic growth, low fertility rates and just about everything.
Hard Truths 8. No matter how right your argument is, They are more right.
Hard Truths 9. When elections are around the corner, every minister, president and their mother will publish a book.
Hard Truths 10. When elections are around the corner, the newspaper will print pages and pages of excerpts of these books, saving you the convenience of buying the books.
Hard Truths 11. When the Minister Mentor says, "We can integrate all religions and races except Islam" and that Muslims can integrate better if they were "less strict on Islamic observances", it is a hard truth. When anyone else says it publicily, it is probably going to be an invitation to drink kopi and get to know the Religious Harmony Act better.
Hard Truths 12. Before election: Gahmen will give us chicken leg. After election: Gahmen will collect one chicken from us. (via @aromacookery)
Hard Truths 13. F1 can make noise at Marina Bay/Civic District for 3 days; Thaipusam cannot make noise between Serangoon Road & Clemenceau Ave for 1 day. (via @bubblevicious)
Hard Truths 14.You may lose your home so that the govt can build an expressway. (via @bubblevicious)
Hard Truths 15. No choice… No other better player… Wat to do? (via @packetron)