Business Fleeing France as 75% Income Tax Looms

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  1. Matthew
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    Business Fleeing France as 75% Income Tax Looms
    Newsmax ^ | 07 Oct 2012
    Business Fleeing France as 75% Income Tax Looms

     
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    Nothing shocking about this. The fringe left will never understand that they can't force people to pay for their greed.
     
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    Go ahead and re-elect Obama. Then plug in "United States" in place of "France" in the above-mentioned news article.
     
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    Yep,

    Raising the taxes on the rich doesn't work as they will move. Secondly, they will pass the cost onto the consumer.

    At the end of the day the poor and the middle class gets fucked.
     
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    The happiest place on earth is socialist....

    For the past decade, social scientists and pollsters have given elaborate questionnaires to hundreds of thousands of people around the globe. Two of the largest studies that rank the happiness of countries around the world are the World Map of Happiness from the University of Leiscester and the World Database of Happiness from Ruut Veenhoven of Erasmus University Rotterdam. All the happiness surveys ask people basically the same question: How happy are you?

    "The answer you get is not only how they feel right now, but also how they feel about their entire life," explained Dan Buettner, who has studied happiness and longevity around the world through his Blue Zones project Buettner said that if you mine all the databases of universities and research centers, you'll find that the happiest place on earth is ? Denmark. Cold, dreary, unspectacular Denmark.

    Could the Danes really be the happiest people in the world? When ABC News anchor Bill Weir traveled there to find out, he asked random Danes to rate themselves in terms of happiness, on a scale of one to 10. Many people rated themselves at least an eight, and there were several nines and 10s. Finally, one grouchy Dane came along who said she didn't believe Danes were so happy. But then she quickly conceded that she herself felt rather content with her life, and said Danes in general had very little to complain about.
    Danes do have one potential complaint: high taxes. The happiest people in the world pay some of the highest taxes in the world -- between 50 percent and 70 percent of their incomes. In exchange, the government covers all health care and education, and spends more on children and the elderly than any country in the world per capita. With just 5.5 million people, the system is efficient, and people feel "tryghed" -- the Danish word for "tucked in" -- like a snug child.
    Those high taxes have another effect. Since a banker can end up taking home as much money as an artist, people don't chose careers based on income or status. "They have this thing called 'Jante-lov,' which essentially says, 'You're no better then anybody else,'" said Buettner. "A garbage man can live in a middle-class neighborhood and hold his head high."

    Denmark: The Happiest Place on Earth - ABC News
     
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    Then why the hell are you still here? You seem like a pretty miserable person.
     
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    This kind of taxation is right in Obama's wheelhouse.
     
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    Yeah..It's easy to be "happy" (whatever that means) when you have no incentive to produce and the government showers you with gifts provided by the few producers left.
    You people on the left especially you socialists are a laugh riot.
    You actually believe socialism comes without a price.
     
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    Denmark?.....Really?
     
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    Dupes think you can just move to Denmark! As ignorant as ever.

    Obama raising taxes on the rich 4% is hardly the same thing...idiocy.
     

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