Tag Archives: fidesz

In the Smog We All Perish

The Introduction Dear Reader, I wrote this blog post for a about a week. I’d imagine it would take about a week for you to read it. So don’t get discouraged by the length of it. Hidden somewhere there is a point to this; a point that could be about life and the universe – […]

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What FIDESZ Did

The European Parliament election results of 2009 foreshadowed a decisive victory in the 2010 parliamentary elections. They won a total of 263 seats in the parliament (out of 386), which is enough to change the Hungarian constitution. They now had the power to do literally anything. Although I didn’t vote for them I have to […]

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National Tobacco Shops from Sex Industry

A couple of months ago our all-knowing government decided that smoking must be regulated in Hungary, therefore, they set a plan into motion to reorganize the tobacco industry. In the process they allowed people to compete for existing stores, which were already in possession of family businesses. When the competition ended, families found themselves on […]

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News Portal Caused Gov. to Hire Lawyers

A Hungarian news portal, “index.hu” publised an article about an under-secretary (of the FIDESZ goverment), Győri Tibor, who created a minuteman group aimed against news portals and agencies. He says that some articles have untrue data (and give untrue facts to the people), therefore agencies must be stopped. Publishing news should be regulated – say […]

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Hungarian government plans to issue foreign currency bonds

The Hungarian government plans to issue foreign currency denominated bonds. – stated in a written response from the Ministry of National Economy to Reuters. The fact that the government plans to issue foreign currency bonds, is just another sign that it does not really seek EU / IMF help. The NGM wrote: the foreign currency […]

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