We use cookies to make sure our website better meets your expectations.
You can adjust your web browser's settings to stop accepting cookies. For further information, read our cookie policy.
SEARCH
IN Warsaw
Exchange Rates
Warsaw Stock Exchange - Indices
The Warsaw Voice » Heard in Passing » August 29, 2012
Viewpoint
You have to be logged in to use the ReadSpeaker utility and listen to a text. It's free-of-charge. Just log in to the site or register if you are not registered user yet.
Head in Passing
August 29, 2012   
Article's tools:
Print

“If TV Trwam fails to get its message through, the public will continue to be manipulated and even Mickey Mouse may be elected president of Poland one day; that’s why street protests are needed to defend the media outlets run by Father [Tadeusz] Rydzyk.”
—Krystyna Pawłowicz, a Law and Justice deputy, lawyer and university lecturer, voicing her view that the television station run by the controversial Catholic priest is discriminated against by the authorities

“What do you mean you weren’t canvassing for this job? For the past two weeks, whenever I left home, I’d stumble across you on my doorstep, along with my cat.”
—Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of Law and Justice (PiS), to party member Adam Hoffman, after recommending the latter for the position of local party chief in the provincial city of Konin—an appointment that many Law and Justice politicians believe is designed to sideline Hoffman and prevent him from having any real influence in the party

“It’s a perfect match; a meeting of two people both of who fight against trade unions and workers’ rights.”
—Piotr Duda, chairman of the Solidarity trade union, in a letter to the union’s former leader Lech Wałęsa, about Wałęsa’s meeting with Mitt Romney, the Republican hopeful for U.S. president

“At first he cried a little, but now he can withstand temperatures of a hundred degrees [Celsius], and plunge into a bath full of ice right afterwards.”
—Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, praising his seven-year-old son Kolya, whom he has regularly taken to the sauna ever since the boy turned two
Compiled from press reports
Latest articles in Heard in Passing
Latest news in Heard in Passing
Mercure - The 6 Friends Theory - Casting call
© The Warsaw Voice 2010-2018
E-mail Marketing Powered by SARE