Over taxation drives Americans to....

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    Taxes Prompt More Americans to Renounce Citizenship

    In return, the US government has introduced a bill that will revoke (per IRS request) a citizens ability to travel abroad if they are accused of owing back taxes. Not found guilty, just accused.

    The bill passed the Senate and is called ‘Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act’

    The ‘Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act’ if signed into law, will be yet another violation of the Constitution (Article I, Section 9, paragraph 3 - which forbids “Bills of Attainder”, which are laws providing for the punishment of an individual without benefit of judicial process) by our beloved Federal Government.

    The outcry from the people on losing freedoms?
    The news being broadcast by our media?
    Neither...the people and the media are bought and paid for with government handouts and agenda...respectively.

    This is not a Democrat or a Republican thing (both are one and the same anyhow) this is an overbearing government thing from a government that is out of control with its power hungriness.

    When are the people going to stop bickering among themselves over stupid crap and put a stop to this governmental abuse of power? Oh, I forgot...you all are too distracted with Obama's vacations and Romney's stay at home wife to worry about stuff like this.
     
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    I guess Buffett won't be going out of country.
     
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    If you don't pay legally owed taxes, are you not breaking the law? Foes that not make you a criminal?

    What greater "risk of flight" is there than a person with great means leaving the country?
     
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    Tax cuts for the wealthiest five percent of Americans cost the U.S. Treasury $11.6 million every hour, according to the National Priorities Project. Between 2001 and the current projected end of the Bush tax cut extension, tax cuts for the wealthiest 5 percent will cost the U.S. Treasury $1.184 trillion. If extended through 2021 as gop lawmakers propose, the total cost will exceed $3.2 trillion.
     
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    Government spending as a percentage of GDP is the same now as when Reagan was in office....23%. But since the financial crisis in 2008, revenues as a share of GDP have hit 60-year lows, coming in at around 15%. And yet the Republicans signed the Grover Norquist "tax pledge" not to raise taxes.

    Grover Norquist is the man who is destroying America.
     
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    From your link, it was not over taxation, but severe difficulties in filing taxes from abroad. And 1,800 people per year is nothing to be concerned over.
     
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    .0005 percent of Americans have renounced their citizenship! Stop the presses!
     
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    They arent talking about people found guilty, just people they think may owe taxes.

    And if a person does owe taxes, that gives the government the right to violate the Constitution?
     
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    only .0005% and not all of them have done so for taxation purposes.

    And the government is in enough of a power hungry fear mode over it that they are passing laws violating the Constitution to stop it. Sad isnt it.
     

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