It’s a prospect that will have greedy UN bureaucrats salivating; taxation on an international level.
(CNSNews.com) – Prompting warnings of a “global governance” push, the United Nations released a report Thursday proposing mechanisms including a global carbon tax, currency transaction tax and a “billionaire’s tax,” to finance development and global needs such as combating climate change.
The U.N. World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) says such taxes could raise more than $400 billion a year, at a time when donor countries are unwilling or unable – “in the midst of difficult financial times” – to maintain the levels of development aid necessary.
A key idea in the founding of the United States of America was “no taxation without representation”. Where is the representation for the people of the world? We don’t vote for these UN fat cats. And the thing about global taxes is, you can’t escape them. There is no other planet to flee to (save for Bob Brown’s fantasies).