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

Auspex Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 4:57 PM
Seriously! What's up with that? I'm greedy because I want as much control of the money I work hard to earn as I can. And if I had more control, I'd have more to give to the charities I support. Liberty leads to Prosperity leads to Charity. I guess the problem with that chain, is it takes control of what is considered "charity" from the hands of the crooked politician and puts it into the hands of the people. Charity, as it is done by the government today, is just another way for politicians to steal from the middle class and give it to...themselves!
mwgCSM Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 3:09 AM
I know it will sound oxymoronic given the moniker "true liberal" but I actually read that statement as though it says: "We (as a society, incorrectly) blame the people that actually work (and want to keep more of their own assets) for being greedy instead of (defining true greed as) the lazy that want to live off the (stolen assets and) hard work of others."

Correct me if I'm wrong, TL.

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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