gas profists are not a trust fund - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 14.04.13 | 12:26 (IDT)

    The idea of ring fencing gas profits so they can only be spent on projects for the benefit of future generations is just plain stupid. Doesn't matter if the money is coming from taxes or profits from exports the government does not create trust funds in which all profits must spent on certain projects. Governments use all revenues to deal with all economic issues. Every sector be it social projects, the military or religious they will all get their share of the pot it won't be excusively spent in one area.

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    First published 09:55 13.04.13 | Last updated 17:55 11.04.13
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