Monday, March 07, 2005

'Your taxes at work'

The Israeli newspapers have come out with their annual review of how MKs have spent their budgets meant for "public outreach." Predictably, many of the items are only tangentially connected to public outreach, and include satellite navigation devices, wedding presents, bar-mitzvah celebrations, psychological tests for their assistants, computers and Palm Pilots, espresso machines, mini-bars and refrigerators, a 'cup cleaning service' and carpet cleaning bills. The most puzzling items, however, come from MK Chaim Ramon, who spent NIS 289 on 'an injection kit,' and NIS 854 on 'handcuffs and twine.' What the...?

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