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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-18-12 03:06 AM
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So much for the myth that the right is patriotic and the left is not.
I just started another thread with an article about the first offical move of the Hollande admnistration being taking a 30% cut. Here's one on the rich French scurrying out of the country.

Quick!

Which group seems more patriotic and which seems more mindlessly selfish. self-absorbed and greedy?

Which group is waging class warfare on its own country?

French with money make plans to relocate

Published: May 13, 2012 at 8:34 PM


PARIS, May 13 (UPI) -- France's national election will mean a change of residence for many more French than simply outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy, a real estate firm says.

Winkworth, a real estate firm in South Kensington, Britain, said there has been a 50 percent jump in customer traffic from France since last weekend's election, which analysts attribute to Socialist President-elect Francois Hollande's plans to raise taxes on the wealthy, The Daily Telegraph reported Sunday.

Hollande, who defeated the center-right Sarkozy last weekend, has said his tax policy would include raising the tax rate to 75 percent for those earning $1.2 million per year or more. He also expects to raise the tax rate to 45 percent for those earning $193,000 per year or more.

On the other side of the English Channel, British Prime Minister David Cameron is planning to cut the 50 percent tax rate for those earning $241,000 per year or more to 45 percent. This explains the sudden interest in relocating, said one banker.



Read more: http://www.upi.com/Business_News/2012/05/13/French-with...

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