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America must treat its Swiss friend with care
Anonymous
Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 3/3/2009 4:34:27 PM

By: Yawn

Wake me when anybody cares what happens with the Swiss and their 52,000 tax-evading American customers. Sounds like a really good source of revenue, with all the back taxes, fines, interest and penalties to be paid so as to avoid time picking up cans by the side of the road or making flak jackets for the troops.


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Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011
Joined: 10/12/2010
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Posted: 3/3/2009 12:04:23 PM

By: David vs Goliath

The Swiss Confederation’s first experience with the new administration is of a superpower exerting raw Goliath power, ignoring its own diplomatic undertakings and taking advantage of Switzerland’s size and the stereotypical misunderstanding of Swiss bank secrecy laws. US authorities are seen in this instance as being once again arrogant and bullying.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/74a51894-0694-11de-ab0f-000077b07658.html


 

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