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

Tired in Texas Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 1:00 PM
"why not be a nice guy and pay that amount? " Does that mean you always pay full price for anything you buy rather than waiting for it to go on sale? Don't be a hypocrite. You'd rather pay 300 for a sofa rather than 800, so why criticize someone else? Just because someone can afford to pay the 800 doesn't mean he shouldn't be able to pay the 300 JUST LIKE THE REST OF US.

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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