5/26/2016

Obama, the great ‘White’ leader of the US

Obama, in his own way, is really a great leader. To those who did not know him or the history of American violence and excesses they would believe in everything he said in Vietnam. He is a black President who could tell a white lie and still did not turn white in the face.

This is what he told the Vietnamese, ‘Vietnam is an independent and sovereign nation, and no other nation can impose its will on you.’ And the Agencies in its report cheekily sneaked this in, ‘And despite a history in which the US tried violently to impose its will on this nation, Mr Obama said no other country should try such a strategy.’ Maybe Obama was saying it out of the experience of Americans trying but failed to do so.

But he did not give up. He added, ‘the US was not trying to impose its form of government on Vietnam but said some values were universal.’

Did he managed to convince the Vietnamese of the American virtues or was it a case of two countries finding a common enemy and a common interest so everything is fine and lovely? Did the Vietnamese say ‘walla, walla’ behind his back? But that is not important. The media are all praising how successful his trip was to Vietnam, to bury 50 years of war trying to impose an American rule over Vietnam.

Oh Obama also said inter state problems must not be solved by wars but by negotiation. Who is starting wars, agitating wars and fighting wars all over the world? No prize for guessing the right answer. And Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for being a President for Peace! Stop laughing ok?

47 comments:

Anonymous said...

"And Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for being a President for Peace."
RB

But that was shortly after he was elected President of USA, tio bo?

I am sure even Chee Soon Juan will be awarded many prizes (of course not Nobel Peace Prize lah) had he been elected as Bukit Batok MP on May 7.

Achieve something and get elected too, and your achievements will look even greater, so as to win prizes.

Anonymous said...

Singapore had one diplomat said small country should challenge big country like China. It followed by Obama said big country should not bully small one. And US was kind enough to allow Vietcon to buy its top rate weapons for self defense, for peace in the region.

Small dot country said something to please the Japs. Sure there were applause. When the Japs see China officials, they are like mouse seeing cats. I wander the small country will repeat what it had said in Tokyo over again in Beijing. That will show their real stand in the world. As Obama had already assured small country should not fear big country s bullying, except US, which invaded the very small country when Obama was there. US failed in its attempt.

Now if Vietcon all change to using US weapons, what will happen to the 2nd round of Vietnam war?
US will be using Vietnam s Cam Ranh Bay as port to watch over China s military activities in S China sea. Will Vietnam take the step further to fire at China on those islands? US will be pleased to see such move, and will act like big brother similar to Obama now, hey sit down and settle the issues peacefully, i have already set the rules for u guys.

So small country should challenge big country like China, so that US can come in to help settle the disputes with the US golden rules. When is singapore starting the game? It will interesting to see the little dot face off with PLA in S China sea, will it join in the rush to gang up with US? India, Japan, Philippines, now Singapore, follow by Vietnam.

Malaysia seems not keen. Najib had received the special envoy sent from Xi this week in KL talking about collaboration on anti terrorists activity. Jokowi is not keen. So Singapore is alone, with pinoys and vietcons to challenge China. Got enough strength? I doubt China Xi will scared till shitless. Singapore needs to shout louder, as pinoys is going to be quiet soon. Vietcon will not fight with China, it had done it before and it knew the consequence.

Anonymous said...

Rb // Obama, the great ‘White’ leader of the US //


Paraphrasing RB, some LEEDERS are like some type of "Taiwanese groundnuts"?

Yellow husks outside but black nuts inside?

Used to be bananas, yellow outside but white inside?

Now inside become black le?

Drank too much black kopi-o?

Anonymous said...

Rb // Oh Obama also said inter state problems must not be solved by wars but by negotiation.//


Botak oso said before "7% GST is to help the poor and lower income" mah?

Anonymous said...

Rb // He is a black President who could tell a white lie and still did not turn white in the face.//


Could the same be applied to Botak oso?

Anonymous said...

India after all the shoutings finally realised the real benefits can only come from China. All the big talks about how great and powerful India is comes to nought.
Now India's President is in China for more trade and investment talks. These are the real stuff that countries need to prosper, not buying arms and wasting money to go to war, conducting silly war games, military exercises and freedom of navigation.
China's OBOR can simply skip and bypass India through Myanmar and Pakistan.
India cannot talk itself to greatness and richness. It needs money and investments.

Anonymous said...

Rb // And the Agencies in its report cheekily sneaked this in, ‘And despite a history in which the US tried violently to impose its will on this nation, Mr Obama said no other country should try such a strategy.’//


When 8 big men visited a 16-yo boy in 2015, what was the "strategy"?

When an 11-yo boy was hand-cuffed in public, what was the strategy?

Sinkies are told to be nice people when even under aged young kids are "rough-handed"?

Anonymous said...

US national debt under Obama ballooned from about USD15 trillions to about USD21 trillions

Ⓜatilah $ingapura⚠️ said...

It is clear, the Democrat hawks of America are up to their usual nonsense meddling in Asia.

John F, Lyndon B, Carter, Clinton...all like to kachau Asia under the banner of "human rights".

The republicans are huge mean and religious assholes, but at least they more or less don't kachau Asia.

Henry Kissinger---he's the biggest "evil" of all...and I say that even though I know there's no such "thing" as "evil".

Anonymous said...

At the end of day, money "TALKS" ( loudest )!

US economy tax revenue only slightly more than USD 3 trillion annually

Their national debts combined about 700% their annual revenue

Anonymous said...

Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Wednesday his country was not pursuing a military race and would work with allies to seek peaceful solutions to disputes, with no use of force.

Anonymous said...

Assuming no new debts and average interest of 3% on outstanding debts, servicing interest payment alone possibly exceeds USD 600 billion per annum ( or about twice sinkieland's annual GDP )

Anonymous said...

But the total G expenditure ( govt spendings + transfers ) is about 40% of their economy's GDP or about slightly below TWICE their tax revenue annually?

Anonymous said...

Singapore is in a VERY MESSY state:
1. diplomat want to challenge china to please US and Japan
2. export is on month to month decline for years. China is a main market.
3. IMDB sold shares us$2.23Bil, units kept in Cayman, BSI singapore had custody and chiefly created the problems leading to Fin Sup Market Auth in Swiss to close BSI and approved EFG to completely take over it. According to Finma Brandson, the problems were chiefly in Singapore.

Singapore s reputation is in shit. Have people thought of this. Indon criminal sent back recently could pocket $632millions by running away from Indon bank and into Singapore in 2008, and live as a PR till Indon wanted him back this month.
The money in BSI known as laundering was small sums, 2 digits millions, but with lots of accounts. (refer to swiss info for more details).

When Finma prosecute BSI staff, Singapore s parts cannot be hidden. What a good governance in Singapore. Agree?
Still want to shout at China, Singapore s most heavy investment destination.

Anonymous said...

Aiyo?

Just learn from examples set?

Just post pic with monkey in fb?

Or say peanuts only lah?

Learn from the two most learned ( female ) beans in sinkieland?

Anonymous said...

All USA media censored the discussion of Vietnam war and victims of Agent orange when Obama pay visit to Vietnam.

USA media dont blame USA for not talking about victim of Agent orange and USA aggression.

Anonymous said...

Have you heard any military strategy that best elite Soldier would continue to stay put in foreign soil( Cambodia)and let their militia to fight when large number of Chinese army invade their own nation, Vietnam?

Anonymous said...

@ Anonymous May 26, 2016 1:24 pm
//Singapore is in a VERY MESSY state:
1. ............
2. export is on month to month decline for years.
3. .........//


U ain't see nothing yet

Coming up next is the domestic sectors?

See the algebraic equation below:

It is self-explanatory

Y = [1/1-c1][c0+I(0)+d1Y-d2i+G-c1(T)]

X is not in eqn to "isolate" the illustration to the domestic sector

But X down will ( ultimately ) pull down c0, I(0), d1Y etc => Y down => another round of falling demand => falling production => falling employment => higher retrenchment => higher unemployment => falling GDP => falling demand => another round of vicious cycle?

Anonymous said...

Not to mention paradox of thrift coming into the picture => S ( saving ) up => c1 down => [1/1-c1] down => multiplier size down => magnified decline in Y => magnified decline in GDP?

Anonymous said...

How long can many retailers hang on with falling sales and/ or mounting losses?

Who will blink first?

Consumers' market or retailers' market?

Anonymous said...

If retailers blink first, what next?

Are the economics jiak liao bee ignoramus 2ICs 老鸡母 know which economics button(s) and lever(s) to press next?

Or sinkies die your business?

Cos they have their taxpayers funded millions $$$$$ ownselves pay ownselves renumeration padded and cushioned for many generations of expenditures?

Apart from being paid taxpayers millions $$$ renumeration, what have the 2 老鸡母 2ICs contributed in their current portfolios?

Anonymous said...

>>>"Taking these factors and the year-to-date performance of NODX and total trade into
consideration, the 2016 projections for NODX and total trade have been revised downwards to between -5.0 and -3.0 per cent, and -8.0 and -6.0 per cent respectively," it added. <<<

Source: CNA

Anonymous said...

>>>SINGAPORE: Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore fell 9 per cent on-year in the first quarter of 2016, due to an decrease in both electronic and non-electronic exports, according to statistics released on Wednesday (May 25) by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore.<<<

Source: CNA

b said...

It is common knowledge that white men have fork tongues. All the people in this world must take their speech with salt. When they talked about peace, they actually mean more wars. When they talked about humanity, they actually mean more deaths.

Anonymous said...

Whether fiscal spendings or exchange rate based MP being used now or down the road, typically the time lag is 4 to 8 quarters for the "economic medication" to take effect?

Consumers need time to adjust?

Firms need time to adjust?

Anonymous said...

Means if the economics jiak liao bee ignoramus 老鸡母 "finally" overcome their "denials" and concede the economy very sick liao say by early 2017, then only embark on prescripting "economic medication" and if need 4 to 8 quarters to take effect means only kick in by 2018 or 2019?

Many businesses may have gone "BELLY-UP" during this period?

Anonymous said...

Anon 1:54pm
The equation on aggregate output is subject to multiplier effect. The net effect of xport-import will reduce the Y. Retrenchment will reduce savings and investment (eg starting production units or invest in equipment). Domestic suppliers will get smaller consumption C.

In your equation, u need to note 2 factors hidden.
First is the high government debts above 100% gdp. Forced investing on govt cpf will reduce the consumption and also reduce the investment in economy. The higher the cpf (mini sums raise) the lower the aggregate Y, the higher the hdp flats prices, the lower the Y due to lower C and Savings/Investment.
Second is the high private household debts. Abv 80% of GDP means reduced C and also I.

In conclusion: there will not be high growth in all future years. My estimate is around 1-2% and most years are stagnant or negative when export is going south. No increase in salaries when Pap releases more E passes to reduce personal income and increase retrenchment on citizens (replacement). They have 10millions population. This is Pap way to increase Y, but not increasing individual income.

As individual income is not increase. Individual capital per worker will be decreasing due to more population. It leads to what i said lower individual salary.
Worst: lower and lower capital per worker, the lower the investment on productivity. eg no money, people walk and not taking mrt to work. Put one day can only do so little things without a car or motobike. This is what it leads to . pap is leading singaporeans to suicide with 10 millions population.
Got the point?
To survive, learn to eat plain rice with salt. Or Vote for WP to save the country from collapse.

Anonymous said...

When China decides to shut its door to Singapore....kaput.
Still think it is ok to whack China and suck American balls.

He thinks he is LKY?

Anonymous said...

// Individual capital per worker will be decreasing due to more population. It leads to what i said lower individual salary.//


Aiyo ..... talk talk better use math or algebraic equation easier lah:

The capital stock per-worker that maximizes consumption per-worker with population growth and technological progress can be given by:

MPK = (n + g + δ )

where MPK = marginal product of capital
n = labour growth
g = technological progress
δ = physical capital depreciation rate

This is called the GR level of capital per effective worker.

Long run consumption will not be maximised when the steady-state of capital per effective worker is below the GR level.

Anonymous said...

//To survive, learn to eat plain rice with salt. Or Vote for WP to save the country from collapse.//


Aiyo .....

WP best known economics guy is "Neon Umbrella"?

The rest Mr Teochew, Saliva Lim, Pretend Sick, Mao Show Tong etc mostly economics "ignoramus" so no nid spar with them to spare them unnecessary "embarrassment" .....?

However, dun mind spar with "Neon Umbrella" through u as a proxy in the meantime ......

If he is really good, then mb can consider his party .....

Otherwise talk talk nothing concrete to prove how to "buy" the story or "snake oil"?

"Neon Umbrella" during GE 2015 simple thing oso read from script ..... rt?

No?

How to know how good is in his "kepala"?

Anonymous said...

Anon 5:48pm
Really population increase maximise golden rule consumption per worker?
Population increase does decrease capital per worker. Same effect as depreciation rate.

If u want to increase capital per worker, ie to maximise consumption per worker, u must find way to increase the investment in capital per worker to replace the losses cause by the 2 factors. Higher and higher cpf savings into govt will not increase the investment per worker. Why?
investment per worker is affected by the saving rate per worker where money can be reinvested in equipment and the worker s output or his income.

Anonymous said...

Anon 5:57pm

Wp is the right party. I recommend Wp because WP's blue paper advised public to cap population increase to the maxi level at 5.9millions. No increase to 7 millions as pap white paper proposed.

After the white papers approval, i believe WP has it economy policy correct. Population increase to 10 millions will kill citizens capital to re invest into their productivity output. The more the population, the less the income per worker, the less the worker can re invest his savings into productive tools.

Pap is trying to mislead the population into increasing to 10 millions. It will not be reversible if Pap can succeed to do so.
WP is the right party to vote for, for those smart voters like me. U like pap, please vote for pap.

Anonymous said...

@ anon 7:01pm

I am no expert in equations. As a layman, can you let me know what are the productive tools you mentioned that the worker can reinvest his savings?

I will then share your great formula with the many that are renting out their flats/condos/rooms that are depending on for survival due to the influx of foreigners and competition from china.

Thanks in advance.

Anonymous said...

"The rest Mr Teochew, Saliva Lim, Pretend Sick, Mao Show Tong etc mostly economics "ignoramus" so no nid spar with them to spare them unnecessary "embarrassment" .....?"
5:57 pm

That's why it's not for nothing that PAP got 70% votes in GE2015 and 61% votes in BB BE2016, you know.

Anonymous said...

Anon 7:20pm 7:40pm
U put in the equations. U dont know what your equations mean for?
I used your equations to explain to readers.
The rest forget about it since u dont know the details.

Rent out flat is pap s so called methods for those who lost their jobs to new foreigners. If it is working fine, there should not need u to explain.

Pap last term s due date was supposed to be in 2017. But the GE was in 2015 after one old man died. U know why it needed to do that.

Which old man can draw votes to 70% in future GE? Care to highlight this factor?

The reliable measurement is 61% in recent GE.

I think the past split of 60% vs 40% is the norm for future GE. The swing to opposition will come from poor economic performance becomes a "new normal".

I do not follow what u spoke about teochew etc. I think these are genuine humans. They can do good jobs by winning in last GE. Their party can continue to add on with new comers to increase their seats. I dont belittle people who won and get elected. I think u are not even close to those u tried to belittle by calling them names. U thought u or all pap mp can be above them in abilities? I can tell u this: if they are no good, at least 2 of the pap ministers needed not lost their minister jobs. U belittling is like a mirror on yourself and pap which has the habit of talking people down called gutter politics. Gutter politics is no longer acceptable among young voters. U wanna be those old hacks similar to old fart? Many are dead. Time has changed. Learn to respect opposition. They can save singapore. Pap can ruin singapore with 7-10 millions foreigners.

That all i want to reply.

Anonymous said...

Ha ha ha ha ha

Uncle RB, your blog got funny "commenters"?

To save confusion and misgivings about social media and the "potential talents and contributions of the alternatives", perhaps u can work out a system to auto-assign numbers to different anon?

But probably it still cannot "prevent" some "underhand" means?

That is, an anon1 pretending to be anon2, replying to anon1 ( ownself reply to ownself ? ), then using his own reply to himself under the pretense to be anon2 to "attack anon2"?

Anonymous said...

Readers who have a clear mind can easily "see and notice" that anon 7.20pm 99.99% CONFIRMED cannot be and is not anon 5.48pm and 5.57pm?

Also, what makes anon9.23pm even "more confused" ( or pretend to be confused ? ) to "mistake" even anon7.40pm for anon5.48pm and anon5.57pm?

Uncle Mr Redbean Chua Chin Leng, quite sure your Google analytics etc apps ( u embedded in MSN ) can "tell" anon5.48pm/ 5.57pm CONFIRMED is not the same anon as anon7.20pm and/ or anon7.40pm?

Anonymous said...

@ Anonymous May 26, 2016 9:23 pm
//Anon 7:20pm 7:40pm
U put in the equations. U dont know what your equations mean for?
I used your equations to explain to readers.
The rest forget about it since u dont know the details. //


Ha ha ha ha

Anon 9.23pm

In Chinese, there is a phrase called:

糊涂"蛋"

This "蛋" is also "鸡蛋" 的 "蛋"

Another Chinese phrase that uses this "蛋" word is "笨蛋" 。。。。。。

Anon9.23pm, which part of the comment let u jump to conclusion anon 7.20pm and anon 7.40pm are the same person(s) as anon 5.48pm/ 5.57pm?

Anonymous said...

@ AnonymousMay 26, 2016 6:55 pm
//Anon 5:48pm
Really population increase maximise golden rule consumption per worker?//


U r not looking at the equation properly and the underlying realities?

This equation is universal and confirmed not developed for an insignificant 700 sq km ( absurd? ) barren rock in mind?

The equation is as applicable to emerging economies like China, Brazil as to OECD economies like the EU28 and South Korea etc?

Anonymous said...

@ AnonymousMay 26, 2016 6:55 pm
//If u want to increase capital per worker, ie to maximise consumption per worker, u must find way to increase the investment in capital per worker to replace the losses cause by the 2 factors. Higher and higher cpf savings into govt will not increase the investment per worker. Why?//


From your above comment, u are not worthy to spar with .....

U have no idea about the decreasing returns to capital .....?

If your comment is "furnished" by ..... ahem ...... the "economist" in your favourite party, that is even more "worrying" .....?

Anonymous said...

@ Anon 9:23pm or Anon 7:01pm

I am anon 7:20pm

Again i say i am not an expert in your equations. So i am not really interested in the details.

I also agree on what you say on "Rent out flat is pap s so called methods for those who lost their jobs to new foreigners" or whatsoever. Some even borrow a lot of money to buy condo to rent out.

Unlike others, I am only interested on what are the productive tools you mentioned that the worker can reinvest his savings?

If you cannot provide these tools, i think readers can already conclude.

I am sure all anons will be equally delighted if you can share with us same like what you did to illustrate on some fantastic equations.

I will also help to make sure other anons shut up in order for you to provide your valuable thoughts in todays high cost of living.

Ahem! Can you guys please be polite to anon 9:23pm !!

Anonymous said...

@ AnonymousMay 26, 2016 10:46 pm
//@ Anon 9:23pm or Anon 7:01pm

I am anon 7:20pm

Again i say i am not an expert in your equations. So i am not really interested in the details.//


Ello, Uncle Chua Chin Leng,

Can u stop laughing?

Think u already know what will be said?

More than one 糊涂"蛋" in MSN?

From the comments in this thread, so difficult to differentiate that anon 7.01pm/ 9.23pm is also not the "originator" of the various equations posted but he is just commenting on them with his "additional insights" which this anon 7.20pm/ 10.46pm ( another xx"蛋" ? ) is commenting on anon7.01pm/ 9.23pm comments about anon 5.48pm/ 5.57pm algebraic equation?

No wonder many younger generations have "low regards" for many "xxx" generations bcos they "kns" and full of patterns?

Ever kena them in foodcourt?

Just cut queue in foodcourts and expect the younger generations to "give in/ tolerate" them?

Simisai?

Anonymous said...

@ Anon 10:59pm

What ever egg it is, as long it is a gold egg, it doesnt really matter.

could you just be patient and let Anon 9:23pm provide his productive tools? Everybody will be shouting "发 啊”!

If got this gold egg, no need to go food court or queue liao lor!

Anonymous said...

Unless u bought properties many years ago dirt cheap pre-1990 before lao goa's asset inflation "madness" era or during the huge crash of 2009, any property foray now is not likely the "金蛋" u daydream but a big rock albatross tightening round your neck ( and even maciam like the "death noose around the neck of a convicted guy on death roll/ row"? )

As for hoping to get info of any "productive tools" in the Internet, continue to "发你的金蛋白日梦吧"?

No offence intended but just to point out that your own "金蛋" ( u envisaged ) may turn out to be a gargantuan boulder hanging on a rope tightening around your skinny fragile old neck?

Anonymous said...

Enough said?

(不要)再见了?

All the "xxx"蛋(们)?

Eat in foodcourt is ok and no issue with the queue

Better than ( some people ) ownselves pay ownselves millions$$$ using taxpayers $$$

These type of people like the "evil" 曹操 sleep oso likely "need keep ( at least ) 1 eye open"?

Anonymous said...

@ Anon 11:41 pm

Thanks for your valuable insight on "productive" tools as all is talk talk and academic with space rocket equations. What you say is the same all over the world.

I think everybody can really laugh liao.

Guys please ignore what i say about being polite,patient and continue all your 鸡蛋 story.

someone kana 臭鸡蛋 also still can take it like 皮蛋。

Chua Chin Leng aka redbean said...

Hahahaah, whether a commentator is funny, clever, deep, ludicrous, silly, an IB...is like beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. And sometimes it needs a bit of grey matter to understand what a commentator is saying. Some thinking is required for the deep and serious ones.

Some of course are shallow and wishy washy. Read between the lines, the intent and the reasonings. Engage those at your level.