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Does the U.S. really want to lose @JTepper2 as a citizen? Renunciation of U.S. citizenship – Jan. 2015

The above tweet references an op-ed that appeared in the December 7, New York Times. The “Op-Ed” was interesting, well written and didn’t add any new insights or information. I then researched who this person is. He is a highly accomplished author, fund manager in London. In fact I intend to read at least one of his books.

Q. Does the U.S. really want to lose citizens of this calibre?

A. They don’t care and they don’t care that they don’t care.

“Stupid is as stupid does.”

This sentiment is confirmed in:

In the words of this Homelander:

I think the real question is what makes you an American. If you don’t live here and feel no responsibility for supporting the country, why would anyone care if you decide to renounce your citizenship? There are plenty of people in the world who WANT to be Americans. Many of them come here, contribute to the country and want to become citizens. Those are the real Americans, not the folks who inherited the moniker but seem to think they have no responsibility for the contributing anything to the country.

The “op-ed” by Mr. Tepper includes:

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