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After the Storm wrote:
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But if you tried to fail and not succeed and did fail that means you succeeded so you didn’t fail because you succeeded but how can succeed when you failed.....
You succeeded in failing, so you succeeded in what you were trying to do, but failed, which is what you wanted to do.
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Why Boris Johnson revoked his US nationality immediately after losing a court case against the US tax authorities who had charged him over $100k under their worldwide earnings regulation. Yet people believe he did this to confirm his Britishness.

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Why the expression Head over heels?
Where else would it normally be?
:mrgreen: Maybe makes sense in Australia.
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Why Boris Johnson revoked his US nationality immediately after losing a court case against the US tax authorities who had charged him over $100k under their worldwide earnings regulation. Yet people believe he did this to confirm his Britishness.
That's a bit unfair to Boris because you can't renounce your US citizenship unless you've been 'fully tax compliant' for the last five years. According to all accounts, once the IRS realise that you are a dual national, they are utterly ruthless and recognise no double taxation agreements. If he never wants to reside in the States again there is absolutely no point in him paying double taxes for the rest of his life.
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OK. Revoking immediately after losing his appeal must just have been coincidence.

And maybe his real reason to to be more British rather than avoid US taxes.

And maybe he isn't a narcissistic, self-entitled, mendacious, slime-ball interested only in Boris Johnson.

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:lol: But two out of three ain't bad.
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Labour Peer.

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