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

SpaceVegetable Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 3:44 PM
Wanting to be treated fairly is not selfishness. It doesn't mean someone lacks compassion if they choose not to be robbed. Most would gladly pay something to help the needy, but the problem is the definition of needy and the lack of those to even make an effort to help themselves.

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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