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The Week contest — Tax inversion

What's a more patriotic-sounding alternative to "tax inversion"?

This week's question: Walgreens has bowed to political pressure and abandoned plans to dodge U.S. corporate taxes by relocating its headquarters overseas — a practice known as "tax inversion." What more patriotic-sounding alternative to tax inversion could executives use to explain why they're moving companies abroad?

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: American exemptualismJoe Irby, Little Rock, Ark.SECOND PLACE: Operation enduring profitsAlan Choate, Kingman, Ariz.THIRD PLACE: Self-deportationErin Davenport, Davidson, N.C.HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Uncle ScramChris Doran, New Cumberland, Pa.Foreign aidElizabeth Jones, Long Beach, Calif.Helping shareholders help AmericaMike Driscoll, Leicester, N.C.Over the hedge fundingStuart Fischman, Lake Forest, Calif.Polluting elsewhere, for a cleaner AmericaMadeleine Begun Kane, New York CitySpreading the wealthMike Peterson, Des Moines, IowaRed, White, and FlewMark McCutchan, Athens, OhioYankee SkadoodleMary Helm, Camp Hill, Pa.Flag waivingJere Buckley, Webster, N.H.American ingenuityDarrin Cross, Troutdale, Ore.

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