Who will now have the courage to cut the defense budget when next year we could face a war in which life and death hang in the balance?
Prime Minister Netanyahu's religion has always been lowering taxes, how could he suddenly support raising them? For Israel's protest leaders, this is nothing but sleight of hand.
Daphni Leef is unmoved about whether the government takes in less tax money, the budget deficit grows, the public debt soars and we find ourselves in the situation of Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Ireland.
Report on public sector wages shows 36 percent of state employees receive government income supplements to bring them up to minimum wage; is this possible?
It's possible to say that we need to raise the tax burden on the rich, as the Trajtenberg Committee has recommended. But it's not possible to claim that the state has abandoned its citizens and tramples the weak. That's simply a lie.
Although the residents' salary stub includes a clause to the effect that the hourly wage is NIS 30, it's misleading.
A large majority is prepared to take an extra security risk for Shalit, which proves that, despite all the complaints and the criticism of Israeli society, it is still a society of solidarity.
If Yachimovich's demagoguery is victorious in the Knesset, we will all discover that Lincoln was wrong: It is possible to fool all of the people all of the time.
Recommendations are starting off on the right foot; what angers Shas are proposed reductions in housing benefits for the ultra-Orthodox, and reduced funding for Yeshiva students.
Hanan Porat understood that if he could fill Judea and Samaria with dozens of settlements and hundreds of thousands of settlers, no government would be able to evacuate the territories and arrive at a peace agreement.