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Secretive Copenhagen Treaty Creates Larcenous Global Government Tax

Discussion in 'The Economy' started by Tropo, 13th Dec, 2009.

  1. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

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    Monckton: Secretive Copenhagen Treaty Creates Larcenous Global Government Tax

    Lord Christopher Monckton warns that the secretive draft version of the Copenhagen climate change treaty represents a global government power grab on an “unimaginable scale,” and mandates the creation of 700 new bureaucracies as well as a colossal raft of new taxes including 2 percent levies on both GDP and every international financial transaction.

    ,,,,“We’re looking at a grab for absolute power and absolute financial control worldwide by the UN and its associated bureaucracies and 700 new bureaucratic bodies,” said Monckton.Speaking about how such draconian measures were being forced through despite the recent scandal surrounding how key IPCC-affiliated scientists conspired to “hide the decline” in global warming, Monckton emphasized how the climate change establishment were still ludicrously attempting to downplay the significance of the climategate emails by merely repeating their already discredited propaganda about global warming....
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  2. Chris C

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    :D

    Good old Alex Jones - loves playing devils advocate. I'm not saying he's wrong, just that he can be a bit extreme at times.

    That said, I'm never a fan of there being more government, and I'm definitely not a fan of their being world government.

    At least with different countries around the world there is somewhat of a "competitive market" for governments, in the sense that if one government sucks, you can just opt for a different government by relocating.

    So like if a US citizen felt the US government just throwing good money after bad with too much pork barrelled spending, then you could opt to go live in Singapore, Hong Kong or some other lower tax nation.

    However with the creation of world government you have a monopoly - and well history has proven a million times over that absolute power corrupts absolutely, and I'm not excited by the idea of growing up in a world like that.

    I'm also quite concerned about the fact that if this issue is so big why have current governments done so little over the last couple of years? even if was just trying to convince the public that we should all be taking little but proactive steps to change our lifestyles subtly to improve our emissions. The problem is the vast majority of Australia is clueless (including myself) of what exactly we can do to improve the situations.

    Anyway, I'm a bit of a global warming skeptic, only because I feel like I can smell a rat, but that might just be because it's the politicians who are handling the issue.

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  3. Johny_come_lately

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    I pay my local taxes and get water and roads. I pay my federal taxes and get medicare and the justice system. Whats wrong with paying global taxes and insuring my decendants have a healthy life?



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  4. Chris C

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    Well firstly the difference between paying taxes to local, state and federal governments is that we get to elect them. The proposed new world government wouldn't be elected.

    I don't really believe that democracy works (it relies too much on voters being informed - which they never are), but it is marginally better than self appointed dictatorships. There is a common saying in the US under which their constitution was founded, "no taxation without representation".

    Not to mention that the proposed new world government body's powers extend wells beyond the realms of looking out for carbon pollution.

    At the end of the day government's solution for everything is more government, but if governments gets large enough (and trust me all they do is grow) you eventually have socialism - and we all know how wonderful socialism is.

    Of course these points of argument are semantic when compared against the whole campaign that has centered more around fear mongering the uninformed public populous than informing the population about what we can do about the problem besides creating a new world government and raising taxes.

    So you talk about looking out for your descendants, well ensuring that they have the freedoms that we enjoy today are based on our decisions to hold democratically elected governments to account. God knows we let them get away with way too much already.