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Boehner backs 'Eduardo Saverin Tax'
The Daily Mail ^ | 20 May 2012

Posted on 05/20/2012 5:48:27 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican

House Speaker John Boehner has become the latest politician to attack Facebook billionaire Eduardo Saverin for ditching his U.S. citizenship to avoid paying tax.

Speaking on ABC's This Week, Mr Boehner labelled the move 'absolutely outrageous' and said he would support legislation to stop wealthy expats relocating to dodge tax.

Mr Saverin, who pocketed more than $2billion when the social-networking site listed on the stock exchange on Friday, could avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. taxes after he relocated to Singapore.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: 2012election; eduardosaverin; election2012; johnboehner; kenyanbornmuzzie; loveitorleaveit; mittromney; ohio; singapore
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To: MinorityRepublican

FUJB!!!!!


51 posted on 05/20/2012 6:14:37 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: coon2000

I see what you did there.


52 posted on 05/20/2012 6:16:06 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

never mind george soros who ran his hedge fund out of the bahamas...


53 posted on 05/20/2012 6:18:24 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: MinorityRepublican

And there ya go... 2 sides of the same damn coin.


54 posted on 05/20/2012 6:18:52 PM PDT by SueRae (The Tower of Sauron falls on 11.06.2012)
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To: MinorityRepublican

It’s time for a second party.


55 posted on 05/20/2012 6:20:06 PM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (A conservative voting for Romney is like a chicken voting for Col. Sanders)
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To: RightOnline
It's his RIGHT to be a jerk. It's his RIGHT to be a hypocrite. Neither are against the law. It's also his right to be an idiot, if in fact he supported "high tax/spend policies". It's also his money, not the Fed's. It's also his citizenship status, not yours, not Congress'. Leave him be... The media and Congress are sticking their long noses WAY too much into individuals' business, I don't care how much they're worth or how liberal they are.

Hear! Hear! A just society provides equal protection for all - rich and poor, men and women, black and white, heroes and jerks, conservatives and liberals.

56 posted on 05/20/2012 6:20:26 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: coon2000

Well I was gonna say something but what you said pretty much sums it up. Nothing left to say.


57 posted on 05/20/2012 6:21:26 PM PDT by OKSooner (Never take a "known safety risk" shooting with you even if he is an ordained minister.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

B U M P


58 posted on 05/20/2012 6:22:00 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Mr Boehner labelled the move 'absolutely outrageous' and said he would support legislation to stop wealthy expats relocating to dodge tax.

Boehner, Boehner? Name sounds German

How did that policy turn out last time?


59 posted on 05/20/2012 6:22:16 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy
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To: MinorityRepublican

Wow, so we no longer will allow freedom of movement by American Citizens? This reminds me of a friend who back in Tito’s Yugoslavia was on some dossier somewhere, and could never get a visa to go outside the Country.

After the fall of Communism, everyone could go look at their “file”. IIRC, he was suspected of being a dissident as he was Catholic.


60 posted on 05/20/2012 6:23:40 PM PDT by sockmonkey
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To: God luvs America

” never mind george soros who ran his hedge fund out of the bahamas...”

Boehner is so useless he couldn’t get arrested.


61 posted on 05/20/2012 6:23:57 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
How is Boner different from Schmucky Schummer?
62 posted on 05/20/2012 6:24:38 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Who will rid us of this jerk?

ML/NJ

63 posted on 05/20/2012 6:24:43 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: svcw

When I left NJ, I sold my home. It was my first home. On my way out, I had paid Jersey 2% of deed. I bought a 3 story walk up in ‘da ‘hood of the yet to be gentrified section of of Hoboken, NJ in ‘96. I sold in 2009. I paid 140k, sold for 500k(lots of sweat, and some blood equity ). I paid 10k to move to Atlanta, jawja. Best 10k liberated from me of my life! Lets go Rangers!


64 posted on 05/20/2012 6:25:15 PM PDT by guyfromjrz (fresh breath, it speaks for itself.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Like getting angry with the horse that runs out of the burning barn. Bonehead ought to be asking why America isn’t a place that Billionaires want to stay.


65 posted on 05/20/2012 6:26:38 PM PDT by Poison Pill (Obama is the hopium of the masses)
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To: iceskater

Yo there a lot of babies with single mothers that gotta be supported! Did you read the one post on Freep of the brother who makes minimum wage and so far has had 30 (that’s right THIRTY) kids with 11 different women and he was demanding the govmnt. pay for them. And that’s just one case.


66 posted on 05/20/2012 6:27:02 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Scotswife

If republicans had a spine..”

Just one of the many body parts this particular group of people seem to be without. Boehner just doesn’t get it. Even if we had zero tax this is this guy’s money and he has every right to do with it as he wishes. I can guarantee you that with very few exceptions if the money belonged to any of our so-called Republican politicians they would also cut and run and Boehner and McConnell would be leading the way. Their only obstacles for a quick exit would be all the Democrats ahead of them.


67 posted on 05/20/2012 6:29:59 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Williams
You mean Boehner actually believes the guy has no right to change his citizenship?

Politicians like Boner don't "believe" anything. They only pretend to "believe" whatever it is they conclude will play well in the Washington fishtank they've been swimming in for far too long.

What bothers me is the abject stupidity. The GOP as a whole could take this issue, run with it and make great hay. i.e: "SEE WHAT OUR CONFISCATORY TAX POLICY DOES." Huge political milage.

Instead, he plays the part of the "reasonable" douchebag that needs to be liked.

68 posted on 05/20/2012 6:32:03 PM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks MinorityRepublican.
[The BULLDOG Estate]

The BULLDOG Estate

69 posted on 05/20/2012 6:33:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: RightOnline

I totally agree with your sentiments. IMHO, my US citizen is priceless, as much it would would hurt to suck that tax pineapple, I would. Then again, I enlisted to take part of the wars of ‘90s. It’s his choice, and glad he will be gone. We don’t need him.


70 posted on 05/20/2012 6:35:08 PM PDT by guyfromjrz (fresh breath, it speaks for itself.)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

Thank you and yes I did express my direct thoughts directly!!


71 posted on 05/20/2012 6:37:17 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Boehner...what a weakling..... go home...get out of DC now! Quit...fool.


72 posted on 05/20/2012 6:39:05 PM PDT by pointsal
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To: Paladin2
Boner is retarded and needs to spend more time with his family.

Or his mistress.

73 posted on 05/20/2012 6:41:29 PM PDT by montag813
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To: pointsal

” ..... go home... “

The folks at home keep sending him to DC - they don’t want him hanging around the streets there.. Congresscritters steal, y’know...


74 posted on 05/20/2012 6:42:41 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: Paladin2; All
Boner is retarded and needs to spend more time with his family.

Or his mistress.

75 posted on 05/20/2012 6:44:57 PM PDT by montag813
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To: coon2000

For a boner, he’s pretty limp.


76 posted on 05/20/2012 6:44:57 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MinorityRepublican

The problem as always is that no one understands the facts. Savarin has lived in Singapore for the last three years. He is not picking up and moving in order to avoid taxes as the articles seem to convey. Secondly, he will be paying a 15% exit tax on all his Facebook assets both realized and unrealized, so all he is avoiding are taxes at higher rates, if the democrats are able to raise rates and if Facebook stock goes above 38 which it may or may not do. But if he were to give away some stock to charity, he would never pay any tax on that stock. In other words, he might pull a Buffet. And don’t forget, if he were to remain a US citizen, he could look forward to the government wanting to confiscate 55% of his wealth, when he dies. So Schumer and Boehner are just as evil and maybe more than Savarin.


77 posted on 05/20/2012 6:50:42 PM PDT by kushnejz
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To: MinorityRepublican

The problem as always is that no one understands the facts. Savarin has lived in Singapore for the last three years. He is not picking up and moving in order to avoid taxes as the articles seem to convey. Secondly, he will be paying a 15% exit tax on all his Facebook assets both realized and unrealized, so all he is avoiding are taxes at higher rates, if the democrats are able to raise rates and if Facebook stock goes above 38 which it may or may not do. But if he were to give away some stock to charity, he would never pay any tax on that stock. In other words, he might pull a Buffet. And don’t forget, if he were to remain a US citizen, he could look forward to the government wanting to confiscate 55% of his wealth, when he dies. So Schumer and Boehner are just as evil and maybe more than Savarin.


78 posted on 05/20/2012 6:52:33 PM PDT by kushnejz
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To: MinorityRepublican

The problem as always is that no one understands the facts. Savarin has lived in Singapore for the last three years. He is not picking up and moving in order to avoid taxes as the articles seem to convey. Secondly, he will be paying a 15% exit tax on all his Facebook assets both realized and unrealized, so all he is avoiding are taxes at higher rates, if the democrats are able to raise rates and if Facebook stock goes above 38 which it may or may not do. But if he were to give away some stock to charity, he would never pay any tax on that stock. In other words, he might pull a Buffet. And don’t forget, if he were to remain a US citizen, he could look forward to the government wanting to confiscate 55% of his wealth, when he dies. So Schumer and Boehner are just as evil and maybe more than Savarin.


79 posted on 05/20/2012 6:53:06 PM PDT by kushnejz
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To: MinorityRepublican

Boner is a left-wing radical new world order socialist.


80 posted on 05/20/2012 6:53:56 PM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican elites, are Big Government socialists, Grand Ole Sociali)
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To: MinorityRepublican

The problem as always is that no one understands the facts. Savarin has lived in Singapore for the last three years. He is not picking up and moving in order to avoid taxes as the articles seem to convey. Secondly, he will be paying a 15% exit tax on all his Facebook assets both realized and unrealized, so all he is avoiding are taxes at higher rates, if the democrats are able to raise rates and if Facebook stock goes above 38 which it may or may not do. But if he were to give away some stock to charity, he would never pay any tax on that stock. In other words, he might pull a Buffet. And don’t forget, if he were to remain a US citizen, he could look forward to the government wanting to confiscate 55% of his wealth, when he dies. So Schumer and Boehner are just as evil and maybe more than Savarin.


81 posted on 05/20/2012 6:54:04 PM PDT by kushnejz
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To: chimera
Bill of Attainder

Ted Kennedy sponsored a Bill of Attainder against Rupert Murdoch because a columnist at the Boston Herald referred to Kennedy as "Fat Boy".

The courts sided with The Constitution and Murdoch, but that was back in the late 1980s.

82 posted on 05/20/2012 6:59:10 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: coon2000

“Boehner backs ‘Eduardo Saverin Tax’”

With “friends” like this on “our side”, who needs enemies?


83 posted on 05/20/2012 7:06:18 PM PDT by Road Glide
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To: MinorityRepublican

We should abolish dual nationalities, but the idea that we should penalize people who renounce their citizenship is against the very values that this nation is supposed to stand for. There are less than 2,000 people a year who renounce their citizenship. It is not a problem by any metric.


84 posted on 05/20/2012 7:11:41 PM PDT by kabar
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To: MinorityRepublican
He should have used the opportunity to bash the increase of the capital gains tax which is what Mr. Sevrin would be taxed under isn't it?
85 posted on 05/20/2012 7:14:37 PM PDT by funfan
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To: montag813
Saverin is cutting into Washington's supply of hot twenty-something chicklets:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2146991/Eduardo-Saverin-The-geek-learning-party-Facebook-billions.html

As usual, The Daily Mail delivers the goods.

86 posted on 05/20/2012 7:16:54 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: MinorityRepublican; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ...
Of course because Boehner is a statist fraud.

Do you know why Boehner just came out with this phony debt limit threat NOW where he is threatening to do something that he already gave up his power to do in the last debt limit deal?

The House cannot hold up the debt limit before the election for cuts because they already gave that power up for automatic cuts that don't take place until after the election. So why would he throw this empty threat out there and get all the Dems rehashing their version of the last standoff on TV for nothing?

Very simple.

The current House budget removes some of the automatic cuts that were made in that great deal that Boehner took credit for, the 95% deal. And getting Dems to complain is meant to distract us from this.

Boehner is as sleazy and dishonest as the rest.

87 posted on 05/20/2012 7:17:24 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

That scumbag Boner has GOT to go.


88 posted on 05/20/2012 7:17:40 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: iceskater

Boner should be balling his eyes out for failing to stop the democrats from turning America into a country that punishes success and hard work. He’s a pathetic weakling with an orange tan.


89 posted on 05/20/2012 7:19:29 PM PDT by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: MinorityRepublican
This is why the Freshmen should tell Boehner and Cantor to go Fu*k themselves!

Sorry for the expletive, but this is pure B.S.!

90 posted on 05/20/2012 7:20:03 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

did you even read the background
-he hasn’t been with facebook since year 1 or so
-he will pay all taxes owed to US up to when he left. He now lives in Singapore and sees no reason to pay taxes to two countries.

This is like moving from CA to FL. CA has state income tax, Florida doesn’t. Should you have to pay CA more taxes as penalty?


91 posted on 05/20/2012 7:23:18 PM PDT by GreaterSwiss
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To: MinorityRepublican

We need enough real conservatives in the House to ‘retire’ this Bony POS. Go ‘tea party’...


92 posted on 05/20/2012 7:23:35 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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To: AAABEST
Instead, he [Boehner] plays the part of the "reasonable" douchebag that needs to be liked.

Very well said! These POS RINO are doing their best to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Boehner...what a douchebag!

93 posted on 05/20/2012 7:27:59 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: MinorityRepublican
This guy MUST be dumped for the GOP to survive.
94 posted on 05/20/2012 7:36:17 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: MinorityRepublican
I don't know what y'all are so upset about or concerned over the Weeper of the House's ongoing "reaching across the aisle" and kowtowing to almost all of Dear Leader's and the Demo-Rat's demands and agenda...

...after all (according to diogeneses and a few other HATE-ROMNEY/MORMONS Freepers) if makes NO never mind is if the FASCIST Dear Leader gets re-elected, .....cuz...wait for it...

.....the "Conservatives" in the House and Senate will keep the Neo-Commie "in check," dontcha know?....

Really, honestly, count on it, it's a done deal.....

Yeah, right!

Go ahead, stay home or write someone else's name in for President.

If O'Bummer gets another 4 years to continue his ongoing efforts to destroy this Great Republic, I only hope I live long enough to show up every day and remind all those who advanced such a suicidal suggestion on how they were somewhat responsible for our demise.....

....but, they will have stood fast and adhered to their "Principles," even if their stubbornness and blind hatred leads to our transformation and certain harm to the United States of America from which we may never recover???

All it takes for .....

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.....EVIL....

..... to triumph is for good men to do nothing.......!"


95 posted on 05/20/2012 7:37:56 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Chode

anyone with half a brain who planned on doing this would have been quitely shifting assets out of the US for years to avoid such a tax.


96 posted on 05/20/2012 7:41:33 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. and the economy died.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Hey Boner,

Instead of calling a young entrepreneur “outrageous” for having to emigrate to keep more of the money HE EARNED

How about a Solyndra tax?

Obama’s “green energy” buddies pay back the BILLION in taxpayer money they stole to set up a fake company... or we deport them to Singapore to be caned


97 posted on 05/20/2012 7:43:43 PM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: MinorityRepublican

When are republicans going to propose a Jeffrey Immelt tax?

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/ge-filed-57000-page-tax-return-paid-no-taxes-14-billion-profits_609137.html


98 posted on 05/20/2012 7:46:58 PM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
he really couldn't shift them unless he sold them and he didn't want to sell them, that's why he held onto them and took the tax hit on his exit but managed to avoid the big hit on the IPO
99 posted on 05/20/2012 7:57:57 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: MinorityRepublican

when do we start building a wall to keep people in?


100 posted on 05/20/2012 7:59:46 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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