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Johnny Depp Flees France Over Tax Hikes

Lance101 Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 2:24 PM
The French have a history of lopping off the heads of the rich, educated, productive or feckfull. So what else is new. Oh, I know----we have a character in the White House who shares the same sentiment.
PecosPete.38 Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 4:51 PM
Character? I wouldn't use that term to describe The Big Mistake.

I’m a bad person. I know it’s not nice to take joy in the misery of others, but I can’t help but smile when I see a story about bad news in France.

In my defense, this is not because of hostility to French people, who have always been friendly to me. Instead, France has become the global symbol of statism (particularly since Sweden has been moving in the right direction). The French, for instance, are increasingly infamous for class-warfare tax policy and onerous levels of intervention.

And since it’s my job to promote liberty, I’ll confess that it’s...

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