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    • Albert Edelson
    • 01.12.11 | 17:02 (IST)

    Big time gamblers, (speculators), such as Mr. Nochi Dankner and his economic clone Mr. Tshuva are treated with far too much respect by the press. The enormous sums of public money they have squandered irretrievably will create more poverty. We are not truly a wealthy country. What is stinks to high heaven is Tshuva and Dankner's abberant economic misbehaviour that is wiping out people's hard earned savings. We are glorifiying mediocre mega gamblers.You can not build a real economy at the gaming table. Your big haircuts are coming while the poor continue struggling to buy a loaf of bread.

    from the article: Israel is a third-world country in denial
    First published 03:52 01.12.11 | Last updated 03:52 01.12.11
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