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My Absolutely Unscientific Research: 500+

What’s 500+? In the Polish election last autumn the winning party, PiS, took control, some say thanks to its election promise of the 500+ program. The 500 Plus program works like this: a benefit of 500 PLN is paid…

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What’s New Pussycat?

And this is what I got when I asked Rosie to find me a picture of a pussycat. Who hasn’t heard what U.S. Republican candidate for President, Donald Trump, said some 10 years ago using the word “pussy”?  …

Life in Poland

What’s all the Hubbub? VISAS

Polish people need a visa to visit the US. Poland is not one of the countries included in the Visa Waiver Program. Does that surprise you? It sure did surprise President George W. Bush a few years ago when…

Life in Poland

Tusk, Tusk, Tusk

Tuesday, Prime Minister Donald Tusk had some interesting things to say about buttons and about summer. Too bad the female journalist was trying to ask him about politics. Here’s what went down. A journalist from Polskie Radi0 questioned Prime…