I just came across this article from the Forbes website and found out that the US State Department has just raised the fee for renunciation of U.S. citizenship from $450 to $2,350.
The article goes on to quote the State Department’s reasoning for this 422 percent ass raping.
1. Consular officers must confirm that the potential renunciant fully understands the consequences of renunciation, including losing the right to reside in the United States without documentation as an alien.
2. Consular officers must verify that the renunciant is a U.S. citizen and they must conduct a minimum of two intensive interviews with the potential renunciant. Consular officers must even review at least three consular systems before administering the … [Read more]
What politicians would sound like if they were honest:
Looks like it’s about that time of year again when 95% of American dumbasses are stuffing their faces with junk food, getting completely wasted and mindlessly waving American flags. How many people actually stop to think about what it is they are actually supposed to be celebrating these days? What is left? Not capitalism. Not our freedoms. Not the ability to travel unmolested. … [Read more]
I just got back home to Asia from what I think will be my last trip to the States for quite some time Things have definitely not gotten better in America since I was last there and quite possibly have gotten significantly worse. I was only there for two weeks but during my short trip I saw a lot of things that further reinforced my conclusion to that my once proud native land is 100% fucked.
Almost at the same moment of my arrival came the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case. I thankfully had managed to avoid hearing much about it over the last year, as no one else in the world gives even half a shit about … [Read more]