Author Archives: The Singapore Beacon

Disruptors, Freeloaders And Bad Behaviours

By: B Goode Why is there the need for banks to spend millions of dollars on security? Why is there the need to have multiple locks on your door? Short answer : because humans are not angels. So why do … Continue reading

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Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss : Benevolent Lawyer Or Scheming Politician?

By: B Goode Most lawyers make good politicians. David Marshal, Lee Kuan Yew, JBJ, Mandela, Gandhi, M Ravi (just to make sure you were paying attention) et al were and are awesome at both. There are a lot of reasons … Continue reading

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38 Oxley Road Season Finale : 38 Conclusions

By: B Goode Not in order of merit. In fact, there is no merit whatsoever. The Prime Minister of Singapore likes to cry. It is never a pretty sight. Parliament can assume the role of a Judiciary to question the … Continue reading

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Indranee Rajah : WOOF!

By: B Goode There is really nothing wrong to placate your boss. Everyone does it to a certain extent. In fact, I am doing just that by writing this article. My lady boss wants it. So I have to do … Continue reading

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Bilahari Kausikan : A Dinosaur Stuck In The Disco Era

By: B Goode I am never a fan of Bilahari Kausikan. Nor am I a fan of his former BFF now turned academic nemesis, Kishore Mahbubani. If you trawled their past statements, you’d understand why. They were like a couple … Continue reading

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The Radicalized Beard

By: B Goode In an attempt to assist our Home Minister, S Shanmugam, I did an intensive research into Islamic radicalization; so intensive in fact that I was starting to look at backpacks in a funny way, and to dream … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of LKY : An Ode To A Father

By: B Goode He wasn’t my father nor was he your father. But we could all agree that Lee Kuan Yew was the father of modern Singapore, and regretfully at the same time the father of three bickering brats.

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Bizarre Ramadhan Food Fight

By: B Goode Singapore is now being swept by a tsunami of gluttony proportion all because of….food. What else?

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The Sorry State Of Modern Islam

By: B Goode At about the same time that a 22-yr old radicalised Muslim Salman Abedi blew himself up in Manchester Arena, some of the most corrupt Muslim leaders in the world gathered with President Trump in Saudi Arabia to … Continue reading

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Much A-Moo About Nothing

By: B Goode All this mooing and cow-pey cow-booing about the price of infant formulas makes me wonder; what did people like Einstein, Gallileo, Newton et al drink when they were infants? I suspect it could be the white liquid … Continue reading

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Singapore Quirks #1327 : There Are Special Laws For Animals But None For Domestic Helpers

By: B Goode Over the years, Singapore have seen more domestic helpers (henceforth to be called maids because it means the same thing ffs) passing through this island than migratory birds. And yet whilst there are special laws for birds … Continue reading

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Singapore Football : Remove The Crutch And Watch It Crawl

By: B Goode In a country where to be in government, one is expected to write the word `sustainability’ in 100 different languages on a parchment made from the underbelly of a virgin white horse that grazed on the shoots … Continue reading

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TSB Health : Diet Fizzy Drinks Linked To Stroke And Dementia

By: Lok Ter Pepe Well, well, well. They have found something else that we should not take in order to live a healthy life. If this goes on, we might as well just…..die.

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Panic On The Dunce Flour

By: B Goode If I could get just one cent for every suspicious substance I found in the MRT stations, I’d be a millionaire twice over. Truth.

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Otters And Hookers

By: B Goode I love otters very much. Not as much as I love beavers but that is for another day. So another Otter got hooked at Marina Bay. I am sure some animal lovers will eventually remove the hook … Continue reading

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Should The People Be Losing Patience With The Judiciary?

By: B Goode   First of all, I have to tip-toe carefully on the side of caution. This article is not questioning the integrity of our Judges because I truly believe that they are honest and simply exercising the powers … Continue reading

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Headscarves, Public Servants And Turkey

By: B Goode When the Prime Minister takes some time off from taking selfies to discuss about an issue, you jolly well know that it is important. Most recently he waddled into the headscarf controversy that was re-visited by an … Continue reading

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Tan Cheng Bock : Clutching At Straws

By: B Goode Tan Cheng Bock is at it again; being salty and throwing his toys out of the pram just because he couldn’t be the next person to wave at the crowd during National Day President. Oh how the … Continue reading

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Amos Yee : Leave The Manchild Alone Already

By: B Goode So he is gone. Amos Yee is now a refugee in the US. The petulant potty-mouth has said some mean things in the past for which he has been duly punished. And if Gods exist, since his … Continue reading

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Public Breastfeeding : Libertards And Their Me Me Me Attitude

By: B Goode To the woman who exposed her breast to feed her baby in the MRT for everyone to see, she might think that she was being edgy and that it was a natural thing to do. To many … Continue reading

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