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How Do You Say “Hopenchange” in French?

March 24th, 2014 - 9:33 am

Things are going so swimmingly for entrepreneurs in France under the Socialist government there, that even the NYT has taken notice:

A year earlier, Mr. Santacruz, who has two degrees in finance, was living in Paris near the Place de la Madeleine, working in a boutique finance firm. He had taken that job after his attempt to start a business in Marseille foundered under a pile of government regulations and a seemingly endless parade of taxes. The episode left him wary of starting any new projects in France. Yet he still hungered to be his own boss.

He decided that he would try again. Just not in his own country.

“A lot of people are like, ‘Why would you ever leave France?’ ” Mr. Santacruz said. “I’ll tell you. France has a lot of problems. There’s a feeling of gloom that seems to be growing deeper. The economy is not going well, and if you want to get ahead or run your own business, the environment is not good.”

I should mention that Santacruz found his freedom in the United Kingdom, and not in the United States.

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The United States is on the French Ship Titanic admiring the French ingenuity in scrapping Liberté to achieve Egalité: all citizens except the connected will be equally poor.
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