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The Depardieu Revolution

Akennas55 Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 12:32 PM
Corbett, drop it already - you demonstrate willful, stubborn ignorance by labeling Mitt Romney "Obama-lite". Mitt would have been a strong proponent of free enterprise and the entrepreneurial spirit, and woukld have worked at dismantling Obamacare and the Obama regulatory strangulation. I DO blame two parts of the electorate: the stupid leeches who voted FOR Obama, and the stupid fundies who sat on their hands and betrayed the country rather than vote for a Mormon. That last group was the difference in Iowa, Ohio, Virginia and Florida, and thus threw the election.
When Socialist President Francois Hollande took office, he swiftly made good on his pledge to raise the top tax rate on Frenchmen who earn a million euros a year -- to 75 percent.

The regime would now confiscate three of four dollars that the most successful Frenchmen earned. Paris also imposes a wealth tax on assets worth more than $1.7 million.

This broke it for Gerard Depardieu, the famed actor and bon vivant who has performed in scores of films in such roles as Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" and Cyrano de Bergerac.

Depardieu put his Paris mansion up for sale,...