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I know that the “war” on the CDS is the order of the day. The media (OCS) that for 2 years voted to disdain Francisco Rodrigues dos Santos (FRS) and his Board, are now fighting for him to appear, give value (always followed by an equivalent space given to his opponent). It’s not for nothing, who still has no position on the matter?
Understanding that it is necessary to speak to the country again, FRS, in some information, tried to change the subject, but had no luck. The interviewers turned a deaf ear because what matters is more “blood”. Of course, OCS are free to ask what they want. But, as I speak: I am clear about the need to maintain Congress for its statutorily provided data. My desire is to continue to invite FRS to report, but this time, so that I can hear about the problems that afflict Portugal and which I will list, just a few;
Civil servants (FP) This is the elephant in the room, actually a herd of them. We all know that there are services with too many people and others with scarcity of resources. But, on balance, the existence of 1 million civil servants is unbearable for our country. To the left – mainly PS and PCP – this is your core business, this is where your voters are. It is not, therefore, on the part of these parties that any reform will see the light of day. We have too many teachers because we have too few students? Yes. Left solution? Spoil your life in private schools. Do private hospitals, or those in PPP, provide better service and do not harm? Yes. Left solution? Put an end to PPPs and ruin the lives of private individuals.
Despite the existence of many good FP’s, a large number of them do not mind being leveled down as this inhibits their dismissal and does not affect their “career” (which depends solely on passing the calendar). It is therefore normal that these people – and their families – are not bothered by the state it has reached. They want time to pass quickly in order to reach the nirvana that is reform.
retirement pensions: we live with anguish whether the State will, in the future, be able to pay the pensions for which we are now obliged to deduct, when it is known that, due to the carriage, there will be a shortage of people in the future to do what we do today: we pay as pensions to current pensioners. And, by the way, what kind of solidarity is this that, when I retire, I go to the café with someone who didn’t have children by choice and receive the same as me that three three and who are at that time – if they don’t emigrate – to pay as pensions entirely from those who didn’t want them? Isn’t this a good question to discuss and ask the CDS President?
And with regard to taxes – a real loot – it is not a question why the left continues to feel that they are low (Bloco and PCP) or that it is not yet possible to lower them (PS, PAN)? The Troika came for the socialist excesses and left for the work of the right. For 6 years, a left has been ruling. How long will it take to download the split sayings? They are waiting, they say, that the economy will generate to grow “robustly”. But how, if 20 years ago this has not happened?!
It won’t be because less taxes means more freedom (other than anarchism or libertarianism) to choose a better education for our children, a health plan, etc, etc. the army of civil servants, which is not in the interests of the socialist party because it takes away voters.
Low prices. This theme is the cornerstone of socialist policy. Make no mistake, low wages are the reason for the left in Portugal. With low basses, you bet on efficiency and not on effectiveness. You hire more people, instead of demanding more, less. A bureaucracy is rewarded.
If we all earn little, we are all forced to wait years for an operation on the NHS while the cancer spreads. If there are no options for those who can pay, no one is “laughing” and we all start to demand the reinforcement of the NHS. Gaining little, we accept euthanasia because we know the reality of public audiences and we do not want us, or those we love, to die in those conditions. It is very annoying for Socialists and Trotskyists that, nowadays, there are those who can die or accompany their loved ones, in a dignified, peaceful and comfortable death, just because they have money.
If I earn little, I cannot prevent my children from going to public school and being forced to learn that there is no sex, but gender and that our ancestors were more people. Those who have some change make sacrifices and put their children in the – few – private schools that are still surviving. “Bullies” like the Mesquita Guimarães, who insist on putting their offspring in public school, are few and tend to disappear. The ideal for the left – incarnated in this tenebrous character and who hasn’t let go of us for years, called Mário Nogueira – is that all teachers gain little, that they are not taken – cross credo where you’ve seen it!? – and that the teacher/student ratio decreases until it is 1 to 1.
I know what FRS thinks about these – and other – matters, but the general public does not. How about – it’s just a suggestion – to invite FRS again and, this time, ask him what deserves to be known and not his opinion regarding the diatribes, tantrums and whining of a group of people who go to television a lot, but to whom no political line of thought is recognized.