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'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Thu Dec 16th, 2021 at 10:47:03 AM EST
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After numerous failures to beat the pandemic, saving the Dutch economy more important, kicking the debt can down the road ...

Dutch government plans to cut spending on healthcare by 4.5 billion euros

On green energy and sustainability ...

The Netherlands to build new nuclear plants under coalition deal

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Dec 16th, 2021 at 10:49:46 AM EST
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Coalition deal presented with €35B for climate, more nuclear power, €500M in tax cut

Additionally, they plan to raise the minimum hourly wage gradually by 7.5 percent 🤥

Yeah, over a 4 year period from €9.82 with a 20 cent increase per year ... cost of living due to inflation increased by 6% in the month of November ... idiots, VOC mentality doing mathematics to advance the government's treasury. On consumer price of gas, the tax is 50%. So far the energy costs have doubled, so Christian Democrat Wopke Hoekstra is counting his gold like a Scrooge McDuck.

'The Irish could do with being 30% more Dutch, the Dutch 20% more Irish'

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Dec 16th, 2021 at 10:50:57 AM EST
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'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jan 23rd, 2022 at 07:22:29 AM EST
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (pix) said yesterday that his Social Democrats (SPD) were pushing ahead with their election promise to raise the national minimum wage to €12 an hour, as it was important to show respect for low-paid workers.

Social Democrat Labour Minister Hubertus Heil presented a draft law on Friday proposing to increase the wage floor from the current €9.82 from October onwards.

For me, raising the minimum wage to €12 is one of our most important legislative projects and it's a matter of showing respect for the achievements of employees. I'm glad it's on its way now!," Scholz said on Twitter.



'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jan 23rd, 2022 at 07:25:25 AM EST
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Caretaker PM Mark Rutte: Royal Family are humans, we all make mistakes!

Rutte about Amalia party: Oranges are also people who make mistakes

No pattern

Rutte denied that the Oranges feel elevated above the people by not adhering to the rules. It is not the first time that the king's family has violated the corona regulations. For example, they went on holiday to Greece last year, while the advice was not to travel. The family canceled the trip under pressure from the negative publicity.

Yet, according to Rutte, there is no pattern: "Those are way too heavy words."

The Royal Family did not "cancel the trip" as the family already arrived at their holiday home in Greece. Making it worse, Alex and Maxima stated they would return to the Netherlands.



'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Thu Dec 16th, 2021 at 03:52:09 PM EST
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Dutch King Willem-Alexander Apologizes After Greek Vacation Scandal

However inadvertently, they did not mention the royal teenagers stayed to complete their vacation. NICE! It's a hard life ... 🤥

Princesses' longer stay in Greece a "private matter", Dutch PM says

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Dec 16th, 2021 at 03:53:03 PM EST
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