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Barbara Boxer Looks to Restrict Travel from US Over Taxes

cbond Wrote: Apr 06, 2012 10:24 AM
We The People need to Restrict Barbara Boxer and the whole Obama Administration to a small place we have set aside in CUBA..Charles of Waveland,MS.

Some of the world’s most disgusting and evil regimes restricted the right to emigrate, including the imposition of exit taxes designed to fleece those who did want to escape.

Given the evils of communism, you won’t be surprised to learn that the Soviet Union had such a policy. Here’s an excerpt from a 1972 story in the Palm Beach Post.

…citizens have been refused permission to leave the Soviet Union unless they pay a new tax… Nearly 500 Jews signed a letter to U.N. Secretary General Kurt Waldheim calling the tax an illegal “ransom” and an extreme injustice. Jews...

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