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    • Dagma
    • 08.08.07 | 09:20 (IDT)

    Did we not hear that Olmert is looking for the Russian vote? well, here we have the answer. Cunning? indeed. When 'grappling with severe budgetay limitations and many needs' he should first look at those enormous grants and benefits which Ministers receive on their retirement, ministers such as himself and even Kartsav. They come up to millions of shekels! As once Ministers, this is their entitlement and dare anyone try to stop it. But where there are other more needy cases, then the Counry simply cannot afford it.

    from the article: The price of populism
    First published 00:00 07.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.08.07
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