Eric - baloney at different prices - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Miche Norman
    • 05.08.07 | 15:48 (IDT)

    Eric - you seem to miss the point - whilst it is terrific that you daughter is volunteering a second year - it is quite incredible that national service is only one year and that it is paid so much = combat soldiers are paid NIS 700 for an 18+ hour day six and a half days a week - about NIS 1.40 an hour - that is disgusting and exploitation. And yes I would rather have my tax shekels spent paying the young girls and boys who give of their all for their country than subsidizing people who do not contribute who do not serve, who do not pay taxes and who are unwilling to let the rest of us live our lives the way we want to.

    from the article: Half the people are enough
    First published 00:00 05.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.08.07
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