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Johnny Depp Flees France Over Tax Hikes

swilkinson344 Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 4:11 PM
typical of an actor--make alot of money and run!!!
Jerome49 Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 12:13 PM
Then insult the country you made the money in and the people who paid to see it. I wouldn't spend a dime to see this dope or any of his movies.

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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