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

SpaceVegetable Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 3:48 PM
The rich didn't get that way by being stupid. Tell me, would you be willing to pay twice as much for your new car than your neighbor just because you have a higher paying job than he does? What about all that extra time/money you spent in college and away from your family, working long hours to make more money, while your neighbor partied and blew all his money on beer and cigarettes? Should your neighbor get to take your money because he makes less? Greed is in the eye of the beholder, pally.

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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