Forming your own views without interference of our voting process is not under POFMA


When I read about some “experts” commenting on the risks of foreign intervention, some of them are sounding like as if we have a few paranoids are on the loose in SG. It is good and desirable to be cautious but when stretched to the extreme, it is sounding like another antic of Donald Trump.

As a Singaporean, l have been embrassed one too many times whenever SG gets slammed for being overly bearing or being too controlling. What exactly is causing the government to be so paranoid?

To simply equate TOC or allege that just because they recruit foreigners and then categorizing as foreign interference is pure absurdity.

If so, then CNA and our other national media must be held to the same accountabilty too. Since our media, including TOC is being regulated by our Ministry of Communication and Information “MCI”, they are already being subjected to very stringent compliance.

As such, why is our Law and Home Affairs minister making such statements? Is he being disrespectful of his fellow minister or is he trying to tell us that the regulators at MCI are sleeping?

Paranoid Compounds Issues:
As a Law minister, he knows well the importance of being factual, consistent and acting with restraint. Otherwise, our Judiciary System will be flooded with legal proceedings and innocent judges will be drawn into “hell-holes” of unwarranted disputes.

If we are honest about the risks of foreign interference, then our government must take the lead, be consistent in being exemplary and ensure our SPF act swiftly and consistently whenever any foreigner comments or opined on our domestic affairs or issues that Singaporeans are passionate about.

Since there are some individuals within our establishment who seem to love being flattered by “feel-good” comment or opinion, shouldn’t the Law and Home Affairs minister take issue with them or hold them accountable first?

Shouldn’t the Law and Home Affairs minister take issue with PM Lee for allowing NAS Daily to sing his praises or censor Facebook for allowing a Polish interference to meddle with our domestic affairs or stirring up misgivings with our neighbours?

If SG is to get overly paranoid over foreign interference, then we might as well shut all our borders, cut off internet connectivity totally, revoke the recently inked MOU on Air and Sea support to the USA, ban all Disney and foreign programmes on our TV, chase away every foreigner from our soil, control citizens from traveling and be contented with being a “Hermit State”.

What is next? Tear down our Merlion or another monument just because it was build by foreigners, and overly imagine that they are being used to spy on us?

Unless we aspire to become a “Hermit State”, then it is imperative that we stop being paraniod and start to be more rational and consistent in saying no to both sides of the political divides.

Conscientious leaders know that good conscience dispels away dark imaginations and keep their mind and soul in good order.

As such, without good and inspiring leaders walking their talks consistently, we are back to the root cause that is currently dividing us as a nation.

Time to stop acting like a paranoia as Singapore clearly deserves better…

Author: Gilbert Tan TS

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