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Do we still want a Nathanesque presidency? Part 1

Do we still want a Nathanesque presidency? Part 1

I believe and it is my philosophy that those with special needs should be given special assistance. And we are no longer a poor country. We are arguing it out [about] safeguarding the reserves. Lots of money in it. And these reserves do not come from nowhere. They come from the people, from land sales, from surpluses in the budget . . . . I wouldn’t consider this taking money from the reserves as raiding the reserves. These are for needs, for your own people, who cannot, because of circumstances of birth or whatever, accidents, they do not create these problems for themselves and they are victims of accidents, victims of birth or whatever, so they deserve help, and I am very conscious of the fact that not enough has been done. My philosophy has always been that a society can only progress if everybody progresses, that nobody is left behind, and nobody is disturbed or nobod...

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