Saturday, May 26, 2007

Unearned Citizenship

Robert B. Reich has a grand idea. In a article in The American Prospect, Reich matter-of-factly stated that American rich folks who have Cayman Islands tax-shelter accounts should also forfeit their citizenship. If they purposely take revenue out of the United States(and also capital) they annul themselves of their claims that they are producers, and it's bona-fide proof that the OverClass have no interest besides their own. The hot issue now is a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants; perhaps a better issue should be earned citizenship. I can see how illegal Mexican fruit-pickers, meat-packers are earning their way to be Americans much more than the super-affluent families in the USA who can trace their ancestors back to The Mayflower, or Sons of Cincinattus.

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