As you may have heard, Bill de Blasio, Communist in Chief, is busy bleeding the wealthy dry, literally hanging them up from the walls of his Park Slope crash pad and flogging them with frozen tree branches until the pocket change jingles from their pants and the blue blood runs freely from their veins. As a result, according to the latest incisive editorial in the New York Post, the city's rich are plotting their escape from the brutal gulag this city has become.
Michael Goodwin writes that de Blasio's proposed tax hikes on the wealthy have become so outrageous, "talk about quitting Gotham is surging in some circles. One friend says 10 wealthy people have told him they are leaving and another says disgusted New Yorkers bought $1 billion in residential property in Florida since the November election. The Sunshine State confers an automatic tax cut of about 12 percent because it has no city or state income tax, nor does it have an inheritance tax."
In case two anonymous rich people saying things doesn't convince you, Glenn Beck, radio show host, certified rich person and New York-leaver, also believes that a "mass exodus" is underway, due to de Blasio's brutal new proposed tax increases on the rich. More »