Love It or Leave It

Surely the most heart-wrenching human-interest story in the press recently was a cover article in Forbes magazine titled "The New Refugees." These miserable souls are not fleeing conventional forms of oppression, such as the famine, dictatorship, torture and murder that have caused millions to seek haven in the U.S. through the generations. These are rich folks who, according to Forbes, are giving up their American citizenship -- the very status boat people by the thousands are risking their lives for even today -- because (according to one quoted legal expert) they "can't pay the federal tax rate and live in the...

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