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Billions and Billions

A few years ago a French fascist (oh yes, he claims to be a man of the Left, but a fascist is what he is), by the name of Jose Bove trashed a McDonalds somewhere in France. He, it appeared, had the right to tell others what they could, or could not, eat. The French establishment quivered, the Left cheered, and guess what happened?

He lost.

“McDonald’s France reported 2003 revenue approaching $3 billion and is the most profitable subsidiary in Europe. It is opening 40 more restaurants in 2004, 10 percent of the chain’s new outlets worldwide.”



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