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  1. #1 UN calls for 'billionaires tax' to help world's poor 
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    And I assume the UN would like to administer that money...



    By Tim Witcher | AFP 14 hours ago
    The United Nations on Thursday called for a tax on billionaires to help raise more than $400 billion a year for poor countries.

    An annual lump sum payment by the super-rich is one of a host of measures including a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, currency exchanges or financial transactions proposed in a UN report that accuses wealthy nations of breaking promises to step up aid for the less fortunate.

    The annual World Economic and Social Survey says it is critical to find new ways to help the world's poor as pledged cash fails to flow.

    The report estimates that the number of people around the globe worth at least $1 billion rose to 1,226 in 2012.

    Could you just guess at the corruption this would cause????
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    There are 1226 billionaires in the entire world of 7 billion people, and the UN wants to confiscate a portion of their money and redistribute it? And they want to do this because "pledged cash" didn't arrive?

    OK. I looked it up. 412 of those billionaires are American; about 100 Chinese and 100 Russians. So, really, it is an attack (again) on American interests.

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    I think as a first step, they should probably spend the money they DO get in a less wasteful manner. What humanitarian conflicts has the UN ever solved... ever.

    Its like a kid going "I blew all my rent money on booze. Mom, Dad... I demand more rent money because I'm going to the club this weekend"
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    They should disband the UN - or at least throw them out of the states and make them meet elsewhere on their own nickel.
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    George Soros could not be reached for comment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retread View Post
    They should disband the UN - or at least throw them out of the states and make them meet elsewhere on their own nickel.
    On a related note, the UN Human Rights Commission is about to welcome its newest member, Syria.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    On a related note, the UN Human Rights Commission is about to welcome its newest member, Syria.

    You cannot make this stuff up. http://www.theatlantic.com/internati...ouncil/259516/
    There's a ton of countries in the UN that want to destroy America, those same countries have the WORST human rights, or environmental rights ever. Why is it that libs think America, the country with THE strictest rights, are the ones that have caused so many problems? Apparently, we were the ones that caused 9/11, global warming err "climate change", and basically any other bad thing to happen.


    Hating America has been a fad for sometime now, problem is, people in America have the freedom to speak poorly against the country, whereas the countries the Anti-America people think are so great do not have the same freedom of speech, so basically the Anti-American's only hear how awesome those communist/dictator and socialistic countries are i.e Cuba, Venezuela, China, North Korea, etc.
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    United Nations on Thursday called for a tax...
    Stop. Please. Just stop.

    Aye Carumba. Is this the answer for everything anymore? Damn.

    And they want to raise this money to fight poverty. Guess what numnutz, it ain't working. You've been throwing gobs of money at the problem for years and your policies are not working. Come up with a new plan. I'll be glad to help. For free. Or pay me the ceremonial $1 a year thing. I don't care. Just stop thinking that taxing the shit out of people is going to solve anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JB View Post
    Stop. Please. Just stop.

    Aye Carumba. Is this the answer for everything anymore? Damn.

    And they want to raise this money to fight poverty. Guess what numnutz, it ain't working. You've been throwing gobs of money at the problem for years and your policies are not working. Come up with a new plan. I'll be glad to help. For free. Or pay me the ceremonial $1 a year thing. I don't care. Just stop thinking that taxing the shit out of people is going to solve anything.
    Judge Roberts says unlimited taxing is a okay, it's not his fault who we elect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    Judge Roberts says unlimited taxing is a okay, it's not his fault who we elect.
    True.

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