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Actor Depardieu Goes Galt In France; Americans To Follow

dtalley Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:31 AM
It is impossible to hide from the truth. When we allow the State to take, no matter the justification, we lose our rights. It is our right to give, not the state's right to take. That is the same value embraced in religion and why the church is always attacked by government. When states had complete control over the lives of its residents, the only place to flee was America. When England attempted to tighten its control over the colonists, it led to the inevitable revolt that created the utopia of liberty, the United States. Where do we flee to now? Read more at: www.valuesofamerica.com
chicaree Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 11:13 AM
I suggest you flee to Canada, there you'll find really high taxes.. Or how about Mexico and get shot by the drug cartels. Or England or Australia, there you will find MUCH higher taxes than here.
bigdawgworking Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 10:41 AM
"...you may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas." -- David Crockett
Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 10:14 AM
Alaska. It will be easier to defend.

It turns out that not everyone who is French is a Socialist, wealth-redistributing hack. Amongst the sane is legendary French actor Gerard Depardieu, who has rejected this position not solely because of taxes but rather because France has chosen to punish "...success, creation, talent." Americans are following suit.

France's new president, Francois Hollande, and his Socialist government is imposing a 75% marginal tax rate on income over 1 million Euros, or $1.3 million. Depardieu has decided to move to neighboring Belgium, which has no personal income tax. He purchased a home in the neighboring town of Nechin. 25% of...