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Telling about the French tax refugees -- -- I'll be solved it who has given up his passport any Social Security companies moved across the border to Belgium.
All to avoid a higher tax rate on the rich in France the prime minister that caused -- -- whose departure pathetic.
But an online poll reported by the British newspaper the telegraph shows that nearly 70% of French people support the -- decision to -- Joining us now -- on me -- CFO what George Mason you know votes to on equal -- the program thank you for having this telegraph pole.
Online against the British news after a fair enough is an online poll 70% of the French people say that that won't do is hero.
That amounts to an salute tax revolution in the confidant France doesn't.
Well I think it's a big departure from the passivity of French people.
Had the overall population for shore.
I -- tax revolt would be for them to rob.
-- you know that that the people who govern them and have been for all these -- out of power and could actually truly free market oriented.
People in power right -- you French yes -- I even gives a free markets in France yeah I imagine that yeah estimate believe.
SA -- -- -- he became the prime minister -- six months ago something like that's okay.
He's the guy who instituted this 75%.
-- campaign and Arnett he did open on and the people voted in it.
-- and the irony of the whole they have of course the 75%.
Top -- -- called -- patriotic.
You know -- -- -- -- made me laugh because they don't French are everything about patriotic but if you've got people did not do leaving.
And that then people are saying he's a hero for -- leaving I'm not -- this patriotic tax that is of repudiation.
Of the tax and repudiation of the socialists.
Well you know it it could be remember I mean like he's not the first one to live so first Johnny Depp.
Left you know he laughed and he went he went he went back to America after years he moved his country he is that he -- back to to the US for the Stanley.
I bet he's the only one I mean I did this three wealthiest man in France have already moved out to about -- -- at the usual mean -- I mean he's got is you know they'd laugh.
And yeah -- now wasn't seen as such -- -- Move I -- I think there was a lot of kind of you brightening so I think the you may be actually -- of the one who to whom you know that's -- bulk is going to be able to -- I hope so France say.
Do you think they're not that there's an argument in America the moment about raising the tax rates on upper income people and the argument is does it actually bring in the more money.
What about France they've got a much higher tax rate 75%.
Is -- going to bring in all of the money they thought it was gonna bring.
It's it's never going to in -- because people are tied to how the argue with people actually make our very productive and make that bet that.
The most money are going to move out the idea that if you start taxing -- crazy people -- just and I actually just gave you their money.
Not -- not change anything is is there.
Is is actually.
What defense do you think that France will have -- accept much.
Less of a welfare state real serious -- in their entitlement.
From what so I mean the question is doing that do they have a choice not they don't they don't have a choice well they accept debt.
I don't know I mean I think it's gonna take -- riots would then else happened rising having to do have a tendency to go industry best things to more.
I think I think we -- far we're always there's still a long way to go for people can have actually start understanding that.
Is this is really the size of government that's who want.
-- you have to pay for it you're already paying for it.
And and if you claim if you will never want any cuts and spanning -- -- the government is gonna continue happily to try to raise revenue whether it can or not.
The honey to Lucy thank you very much individually -- It -- -- thank you.
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