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France Surrenders: ‘Adieu’ to the 75% Supertax

Nothing calls to mind the sad vision of a perennial 1970s-style economic sclerosis more than France–and nothing is more representative of Gallic stubborn refusal to live in the real world than its flagship 75% top rate of taxation.

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CUBA: WHAT EVERYONE MISSED

Last week President Obama, with the critical help of Pope Francis, announced a restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba and a partial lifting of the 54-year-old trade embargo. One week on, everyone is still talking about Cuba: Ed Royce, chair