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Let them eat slightly smaller cakes

Finally, a classic, time-tested, and proven solution to an otherwise intractable problem.

France’s new Socialist government has announced tax rises worth €7.2bn (£5.78bn), mainly targeting the wealthiest households and biggest corporations, as the country struggles to plug a gaping hole in its budget…

The raid on the wealthy is in line with François Hollande’s election promise: “If there are sacrifices to be made – and there will be – then it will be for the wealthiest to make them.”

And if that’s class warfare then la guerre it is.

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Attaturk

In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey.

Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal.

I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .

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