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DUmmie FUnnies 12-14-12 ("Eat the rich" who are fleeing tax hikes!)
DUmmie FUnnies ^ | December 14, 2012 | DUmmies and Charles Henrickson

Posted on 12/14/2012 11:47:28 AM PST by Charles Henrickson

The DUmmies and their fellow travelers around the world are tax-devouring chowhounds with an insatiable appetite. As long as there are people in the world with more money than they themselves possess, they want to tax those b*st*rds mercilessly and spread the wealth around. "Eat the rich!" is the leftist cry.

And so a problem arises when the evil rich, tired of their unjust tax burden, pack up their bags and leave. They move to somewhere that won't tax them so onerously--to another city, to another state, to another country. And that is what is happening now in Britain and France. The socialist governments in those countries have raised the taxes so high on high-earners that some of them have had enough and are leaving. "Good riddance!" the DUmmies say. "This opens the door for the non-rich to move up. But how to get our hands on all those tax dollars that are fleeing the country?" We read about it here in this THREAD, "'The rich' are fleeing Britain and France following high tax hikes."

So let us now watch the Eurowannabe DUmmies discover that all in not well in their socialist Nirvana, in Bolshevik Red, while the commentary of your humble guest correspondent, Charles Henrickson, never ceasing to be amazed at the staggering stupidity of the Left, is in the tax [brackets]:

"The rich" are fleeing Britain and France following high tax hikes.

[What a surprise! People like to hold on to their own money. Shocking!]

French Government Denounces Wealthy Leaving Country After Imposition of 75% Tax Rate

["We take three-quarters of what people earn away from them, and they want to leave?? Sacre bleu! They should be grateful we at least leave them with the French Quarter!"]

During his campaign for president, France’s Socialist President Francois Hollande famously declared “I don’t like the rich”. . . .

[At least Frenchy is honest. Obama hides behind "We're only asking the wealthiest among us to contribute their fair share," which, being translated, means . . . "I don't like the rich" (unless they're Democrat donors).]

and upon taking office hit the wealthy with a 75% tax rate.

[It's a start.]

Now wealthy French citizens have responded predictably by moving out of France.

[Whoa! Who could have predicted that??]

The English have also seen the same decline in wealthy taxpayers after it imposed a 50% tax.

[This is Britain's finance hour.]

They are now going to reduce that tax after the departure of many wealthy Brits and David Cameron controversially pledged to “roll out the red carpet” for any French residents fleeing the massive tax hike.

[Rolling out the slightly-less-Bolshevik-Red carpet.]

In the meantime, anger at the wealthy continues to rise in France, where “eat the rich” signs are appeared. . . .

["Mangez les riches!" "Eat the rich!" Michael Moore is getting his bib on!]

[Répondez s'il vous plait, Madame et Monsieur DUmmie. . . .]

This isn't hard. Bar them from the country, period. They are tax evaders. No coming to Paris or London for the weekend. Over. You leave? Stay gone.

[Good riddance!]

The EU allows free movement between any countries. There is not even passport control between most countries.

[Er, um, problem. . . .]

The 75% tax rate will not last long. Soon enough there will be nobody in that tax bracket to collect it from.

[DUmmie Nye Bevan takes the early lead for the Kewpie Doll. We'll see if he can keep it up.]

Furthermore, if you leave, you're not allowed to do business in or with the country anymore. . . . No trading, period. You're out.

[DUmmie backscatter712 piles on the punishment meme.]

Again, France would have to leave the EU to do this. Not going to happen.

[And DUmmie Nye Bevan counters.]

People should be perfectly free to live wherever they can establish legal residency.

[Another DUmmie takes the unpopular freedom approach.]

The idea of exit visas or restrictions on ex-pat citizens is tyrannous.

[So?]

The US isn't part of the EU. . . . Maybe France has this problem, but we don't. Hell, even if we break a few treaties by doing this, we're big enough that we can get away with it.

[Yes, let's punish OUR rich like crazy! DUmmie backscatter712 is DETERMINED!]

the U.S. military and other governmental assets could be used to track down those trying to leave and hide their wealth in other countries.

[Great idea! Let's DU it!]

I have Long Considered This, Sir, the Most Appropriate Possible Use For Our Country's Military. The seizure of assets hidden abroad from taxation. . . .

[FINALLY, a good use for the military!]

US Army battalions storming Swiss banks?

[Sure! Taking the "rich" out of "Zurich"! Yes, burn Bern to the ground!]

Once a few examples had been made, other miscreants might be more amenable to reason. . . .

[DUmmie The Magistrate is on to something here.]

I keep waiting to see the line of "Eat the Rich" cooking sauces. . . . Not ALL "rich" people, just the more egregious asscarrots. . . .

"Blankfein Bernaise", "T.Rump Orange Glaze", and "Wall Street Marauder Marinade", for example.

[How about "Soros Sauce"? "Moornay Sauce"? "Damon-glace"?]

"T.Rump Roast". . . .

[Let's all go to the Warren Buffet!]

ummmmmmmmmmmmm tasty

[Nice and rich!]

So what. It opens a niche for the not rich to become rich.

[Yes, that's it! DRIVE OUT all the successful achievers, and then, with those evil oppressors gone, the non-rich will finally have their opportunity to succeed! Brilliant! Yes, FORCE those talented, hard-working, creative, industrious, business-building, job-creating b*st*rds to flee, and then others will readily take their place--but in a nice way! It's the Detroit Formula writ large, isn't it? It's what has made Detroit the urban paradise it is today.]

The thing to do is don't allow them to leave and take their money with them.

[It's OUR money, after all!]

Do you advocate for US states being able to do that as well?

[Yes, Massachussetts should invade New Hampshire and seize their assets! California, look at Arizona just sitting there! Budget problem solved!]

Frankly, my whole attitude is go away. Other people will get rich in your place.

[Then we can tax THEM into oblivion and force them to leave! And so it goes. The Stupid is strong with this one.]

So you contend that if a bunch of wealth leaves a country, new wealth will just fill that void? Where does it come from? Will it come from all of those around the person growing wealthy or will it be created? If it is created, shouldn't we encourage all rich people to leave so eventually everyone is wealthy?

[Stop it! These questions are hurting my head!!]

When the wealthy of Rome disappeared and that of Europe due to plague, it opened up new opportunities.

[The Pox Romana.]

the Plague paved the way for the Renaissance.

[The Bubonic Tonic! Just what we need!]

I really want to get rid of the bankers and insurance companies and nationalize them.

[Is that you, Hugo Chavez?]

They are parasites. . . .

[Or, in the case of France, Parisites. But now those French banksters are fleeing the Left Bank. It's inseine.]

The Waltons are basically thieves who do it legally. They can leave forever as far as I'm concerned.

[Good night, John-Boy!]

As for high tax rates, it they go too high, we'll see what Britain and France are seeing.

[DUmmie AlexSatan is challenging DUmmie Nye Bevan for the coveted Kewpie Doll.]

England and France are fortunate to get rid of the greedy b*st*rds.

[Let those b*st*rds eat Belgian waffles! See if we care!]

Tax receipts went down when the UK raised the top tax rate to 50%. So they are reducing it to 45% so that they can increase tax revenue.

[OK, DUmmie Nye Bevan, you have made your case: Raising taxes astronomically on the rich does NOT automatically increase revenue! And so you WIN today's Kewpie Doll, for this Brief Moment of Mental Clarity! Congratulations on your tax-free Kewpie!]

That's the Laffer Curve in action.

[DUmmieland is our Laff Curve in action! Oh, but now, DUmmie Nye Bevan, you have uttered the dreaded "Laffer Curve" term approvingly! Prepare for the Tombstone Curve!]

If they are not contributing anyhow, let them leave. They are just a burden. . . . Somalia might be a good place for them.

[You got something against Somalia? THAT'S RACIST!]

So don't stop at a 75% tax rate, go all the way to 100%. Might as well make absolutely certain that these people leave.

[DUmmie Nye Bevan, you have already won the Kewpie Doll. I don't think we need your sarcastic comments.]

I like what Iceland did, arrest them, confiscate their assets, prosecute them and send them to jail. And no, I wouldn't take 100% until after a trial and conviction.

[Well, that's big of you, DUmmie sabrina 1.]

[And now a question for DUmmie Nye Bevan . . .]

Are you a republican? Why are you defending the wealthy on this thread advocating for keeping taxes low on the already wealthy?

[Oops! The secret is out: "Nye Bevan" is the DUmmieland screen name of our own Li'l Beaver.]

beyond a certain point, raising the rate becomes counterproductive as the high earners (who tend to be more mobile) can leave, as is happening in France.

[LOUSY FREEPER TROLL!!!]

revoke their citizenship if they do, and seize their property in france for redistribution & f*** em.

[F*** 'em and then eat 'em!]

So that's why Johnny Depp moved outta France!

[He has Depparted! As has Depardieu!]

Hard to blame him. If you have to pay both here and there you're getting killed financially.

[But think of all the beautiful government programs you would be supporting!]

for every one of them there's a J.K. Rowling who is fine with paying a higher tax rate. . . .

[She's Rowling in the dough, so what does she care?]

Except JK Rowling hasn't been hit with 75% taxes yet.

[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Taxplan.]

raise it to 75%, and I would really question the point of working at all. . . . a 75% rate would truly be a disincentive for me.

[This DUmmie is almost stumbling upon a truth.]

Things in France seem even worse than things in the US.

[Mais non! C'est impossible! Les Misérables??]

Better Fleeing than Fleecing, is what I say. F*** 'em. Start some businesses from the ground up, worker-owned preferably.

[Ah, those those wonderful "worker-owned" businesses always succeed so well and employ so many! They'll fill up the government coffers in no time!]

time for the industrialized countries to impose sanctions on tax avoidance nations.

[Sanction Clause is coming to town.]

Perhaps we'd be better off without them.

[EAT THE RICH!]


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: dufu; dummie; dummiefunnies; dummies

1 posted on 12/14/2012 11:47:32 AM PST by Charles Henrickson
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To: PJ-Comix; Xenalyte; RMDupree; AlexW; CzarNicky; Mike Fieschko; motzman; codercpc; thingumbob; ...

PING!


2 posted on 12/14/2012 11:50:55 AM PST by Charles Henrickson (BTW, I've heard there's a place in France where they don't wear underpants. Is that true?)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Top ten! Bow!!!


3 posted on 12/14/2012 11:54:51 AM PST by Mr. Silverback (Cigarettes are like squirrels: Perfectly harmless until you put one in your mouth and set it on fire)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Amazing comments from the truly stupid and foolish.


4 posted on 12/14/2012 11:58:44 AM PST by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Top Three!!


5 posted on 12/14/2012 12:03:53 PM PST by aquila48
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To: Charles Henrickson
So that's why Johnny Depp moved outta France!

[He has Depparted! As has Depardieu!]

Departdieu?

6 posted on 12/14/2012 12:04:59 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I like the looks of consternation the mouth-breathers get when they realize that most of these tax evaders are leftists just like them.


7 posted on 12/14/2012 12:09:44 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Charles Henrickson
During his campaign for president, France’s Socialist President Francois Hollande famously declared “I don’t like the rich”. . .

That's a lie. Ask a dog and his fleas to vote on whether or not to continue their relationship, and nobody wonders how that vote goes. Fleas like dogs and dogs don't like fleas.

8 posted on 12/14/2012 12:36:46 PM PST by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: Charles Henrickson
During his campaign for president, France’s Socialist President Francois Hollande famously declared “I don’t like the rich”. . . .

[At least Frenchy is honest. Obama hides behind "We're only asking the wealthiest among us to contribute their fair share," which, being translated, means . . . "I don't like the rich" (unless they're Democrat donors).]

I'll agree with 0 bummer that taxes should be raised on those rich business owners when michael the mooreon, okra the great black whale and other holly weirds are taxed at 75 or 80% of their wealth, not income. Same applies to the Juan Skerry - who by the way served in Vietnam, algore, johnnie boy silky pony hair, etc.

9 posted on 12/14/2012 12:48:48 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

The thing to do is don’t allow them to leave and take their money with them.

[It’s OUR money, after all!]


Directive 10-289 was not supposed to be a “how to” manual!


10 posted on 12/14/2012 12:53:24 PM PST by Personal Responsibility (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act - Orwell)
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To: Charles Henrickson

top 10


11 posted on 12/14/2012 1:13:26 PM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: Charles Henrickson
During his campaign for president, France’s Socialist President Francois Hollande famously declared “I don’t like the rich”. . . .

Hollande-aise sauce, for the (golden) goose...

12 posted on 12/14/2012 1:25:43 PM PST by mikrofon (The last time the French were into "cutting" was the guillotine.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
the Plague paved the way for the Renaissance.

The In-the-Black Death

13 posted on 12/14/2012 1:37:17 PM PST by mikrofon (Because "Pox Romana" was taken. ;-)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Except JK Rowling hasn't been hit with 75% taxes yet.

Harry Potter becomes Mr. Potter…

14 posted on 12/14/2012 1:45:49 PM PST by mikrofon (Socialism: It's a Wonderful Life!)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Except JK Rowling hasn't been hit with 75% taxes yet.

Harry Potter becomes Mr. Potter…

15 posted on 12/14/2012 1:46:06 PM PST by mikrofon (Socialism: It's a Wonderful Life!)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Video - EAT THE RICH! Bill Whittle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=661pi6K-8WQ



16 posted on 12/14/2012 2:25:17 PM PST by preacher (Communism has only killed 100 million people: Let's give it another chance!)
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To: mikrofon
the Plague paved the way for the Renaissance.


17 posted on 12/14/2012 2:35:53 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
The English have also seen the same decline in wealthy taxpayers after it imposed a 50% tax.

[This is Britain's finance hour.]

OK, that is one for the ages!!!!!!

18 posted on 12/14/2012 2:41:42 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Here comes bama claus here comes bama claus left down bama claus lane!)
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To: Charles Henrickson


19 posted on 12/14/2012 3:22:40 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Every time I read one of your DUmmie FUnnies, my head hurts from all the slapping of my forehead while saying, "Why didn't I think of that?".

French Quarter
Pox Romana
Bubonic Tonic.

Great stuff!

20 posted on 12/14/2012 4:05:58 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: Charles Henrickson

What happens if the “rich” just stop working or make less on purpose?

You going to hang them?


21 posted on 12/14/2012 5:24:33 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL; PJ-Comix

You’d think if you want to maximize the public good and create jobs and prosperity and thus TRULY spread wealth around, you would want to ENHANCE the profit motive, incentivize business, etc., not punish business. But no. For the DUmmies, envy and class warfare outweigh reason and common sense.


22 posted on 12/14/2012 5:35:27 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (BTW, I've heard there's a place in France where they don't wear underpants. Is that true?)
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To: Charles Henrickson

If leftists made any logical sense they would become hyper-capitalists because its the only way to fund their socialist programs.

Instead they will have us end up like North Korea


23 posted on 12/14/2012 5:38:50 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL; PJ-Comix
its the only way to fund their socialist programs.

This is why Democrats have to moderate their thirst for taxes somewhat. Otherwise, it's called killing the goose that laid the golden egg (see graphic at top of DUFU). There have got to be SOME people who make a lot of money, or else they've got nothing to tax.

24 posted on 12/14/2012 5:44:53 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (BTW, I've heard there's a place in France where they don't wear underpants. Is that true?)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I also noticed they didn’t mention Google, the biggest tax dodger on Earth probably but its okay since its pro-Obama


25 posted on 12/14/2012 5:50:07 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Personal Responsibility

It seems to be a common theme. Someone issues a warning and the left use it as a manual to spread destruction.


26 posted on 12/14/2012 5:52:36 PM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: Slings and Arrows; Charles Henrickson
[He has Depparted! As has Depardieu!]

Ils sont "Depart deux!"

27 posted on 12/14/2012 8:46:15 PM PST by FredZarguna (Shut 'er down Clancy. She's pumpin' mud.)
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To: freedumb2003; Charles Henrickson
[This is Britain's finance hour.]

"Never before has so much been paid, to so many, by so few..."

28 posted on 12/14/2012 8:51:59 PM PST by FredZarguna (Shut 'er down Clancy. She's pumpin' mud.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
It opens a niche for the not rich to become rich.
Yeah! Right on Comrade!.

That worked great in Zimbabwe RHODESIA when Obama's evil twin, Bobby Mugabe, drove out all the White Farmers, confiscated their land and 'gave' the farms to Blacks who didn't know a spade from a hoe. [okay stop snickering ;-)]

On the down side, Zimbabwe RHODESIA went from a net producer and exporter of food with plenty for everyone, to one of no food and complete starvation. Then again, the country had too many people to start with [/s]. And like the saying goes: 'You have to break a few eggs to make an omelet. Plus 'Bobby's motive was 'pure' and that's what counts, correct Commrade DUmmie.

So yeah, let's Kill and Eat all 'the rich' and 'give' all their stuff to 'the people'. Obama can even hire Mugabe as his 'Assets Czar'.

29 posted on 12/15/2012 9:18:52 AM PST by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Start some businesses from the ground up, worker-owned preferably

This is my favorite collective dream story. The classic commune fantasy where everyone is part owner and everyone works happily for the collective good.

Unfortunately, humans aren't ants that work mindlessly at their duty. Humans are over achievers, lazy lay-abouts, Mensa candidates and everything in between. Get ten of them together and start a business, any business - making coffees and pies or repairing appliances; I will bet real money that within a year the strata will divide. The two or three hard workers will begin to slow down as they see their efforts go to pay the lazier ones, one of the ten will turn out to be a chronic complainer that is either always late or has something that prevents everyday attendence, no one will want to clean the bathrooms (someone always starts out, but some others find it beneath them to scrub).

And so it will go, until the real workers buy out the lazy ones, hire more real workers and build a company where they are in charge. Kind of like the circle of life, only with winners and losers.

30 posted on 12/15/2012 3:59:03 PM PST by par4
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To: Charles Henrickson
Yikes! Thats one ugly biatch!

Please, do go to europe!

31 posted on 12/15/2012 7:10:49 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Posting through gales of laughter:
Funniest. DUFU. Ever.

Including the Freeper comments!


32 posted on 12/16/2012 7:47:38 AM PST by Ignatz (Winner of a prestigious 1960 Y-chromosome award!)
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To: GeronL
What happens if the “rich” just stop working or make less on purpose?

I just had a long conversation on another thread on this very topic with a FReeper.

"Making less" (by choice) has been going on for a long, long time, by a whole lot of people.

33 posted on 12/17/2012 5:46:41 AM PST by wbill
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To: Charles Henrickson
"The rich" are fleeing Britain and France following high tax hikes.

[What a surprise! People like to hold on to their own money. Shocking!]

Are they moving to Jersey??

I really want to get rid of the bankers and insurance companies and nationalize them.

Are these people - in DU - real??? the DU is not the DEMOCRAT PARTY of people like Scoop Jackson, Ella Grasso, or J. F. Kennedy.

34 posted on 12/19/2012 3:24:28 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: Charles Henrickson
"The rich" are fleeing Britain and France following high tax hikes.

[What a surprise! People like to hold on to their own money. Shocking!]

Are they moving to Jersey??

I really want to get rid of the bankers and insurance companies and nationalize them.

Are these people - in DU - real??? the DU is not the DEMOCRAT PARTY of people like Scoop Jackson, Ella Grasso, or J. F. Kennedy.

35 posted on 12/19/2012 3:24:28 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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