40 billion works out at 4000 zloty extra to be funded by the 9 million Poles who are actually working.
Yes, someone will have to pay for those promises.
A country is rich by the accumulated wealth of its citizens and not by the amount of taxes and contributions the administration takes from citizens
Yes, PiS lowered a few minor taxes but the main 23% VAT and income tax have remained the same since 2011 despite PiS`s promises.
they simply campaigning for the votes of low information low future orientation voters by promising to hand out freeeeeeee moooonnnneeeyyyyyy!!
I hope the announcement of new benefits will resonate positively with such groups as teachers, nurses, court workers and others who have demanded rises for years. E.g., I expect the teachers` strike to be really long now. :):)
it should drive off most of the swing voters that put them over before...
Centre voters were put off long time ago by PiS`s mad attitude: primitive lies and manipulation in state media, including neobolshevik propaganda of success, attack on independent judiciary, conflict with the EU, frauds and corruption, general incompetence. The only thing they seem to be able to do is giving away money.
It is quite ironic that someone who supposedly despised the SU and the Communists is so quick to copy their power structure.
Not only this, they have copied a lot of things from communists, that is why they are considered neobolsheviks by me and many other decent guys.