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"Every American who has to pay for this corny strongarm bailout and hasn't already moved their money offshore to avoid the taxes we will inevitably pay should be outraged."

As a tax lawyer, I can tell you that it's a common misconception that moving your money offshore will avoid U.S. taxes. In fact it will not. You could conceivably [i]evade[/i] U.S. taxes (rolling the dice as to whether you would get away with it), but avoidance is much more difficult and would require a complex structure of forming a foreign trust that would hold an annuity through a foreign insurance company ... and even then, it's questionable. And if you renounce your U.S. citizenship, they'll tax you for ten more years if they determine that you did so for tax purposes.