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More Entrepreneurs Say “Au Revoir” as they Escape France’s Confiscatory Tax Regime

Anthony391 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:32 AM
The tax the rich mantra is nothing more politicians using the middle class and poor for their own benefit. Creating envy and resentment are destructive forces that create the most pain for those they pretend to help. What's worse is once the damage is done it will be very hard to reverse and bring the entreprenuers and their needed capital back.

As a general rule, it’s not right to take pleasure at the misfortune of others.

But I think we’re allowed an exception to that Schadenfreude rule when the “others” are greedy politicians pursuing spiteful policies. We want the political elite to suffer misfortune because of our desire to promote freedom and prosperity for ordinary people.

With that in mind, I have a big smile on my face because Francois Hollande’s class-warfare tax policy in France is a bigger failure than even I predicted it would be.

I’m particularly happy that the...

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