Hole wrote:Why don´t all this "experts" start a business? They know so much, they should be billionaires in just a few years.
It is the moron, NATO sycophant "journalists" that are selecting what "experts" to quote. They apply some sort of BS contrarian formula
for evaluating government decisions. Instead of quoting real experts giving objective evaluations, they just cite clowns who say anything
the government does is bad. This is 5th column propaganda.
The impact of the VAT hike has been small. So as usual we have the routine negative hype and hysteria being induced by the "Russian"
media. This pattern is systematic.
1) In the run up to the large foreign debt payment schedule in 2003 the media was spreading hysteria about Russia defaulting or even
economically collapsing. Literally nothing happened in the end.
2) After 2014 we saw a drop in reserve fund and the media (quoted on this board ad nauseam) was predicting zero reserves by 2019.
The end of the world was supposedly nigh. Well, you can see for yourself what happened.
3) Kommersant and others are trying to stir up controversy and hysteria about Russia's massive infrastructure projects. They
can't latch onto corruption (but they try all the time) so now they are trying to frame Putin as some incompetent tyrant meddler
who will mess everything up. As if his oversight since 1999 has been a total failure. Yeah, a total failure for NATO and its