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Hillary Clinton Pushes for Global Tax on Elites
Weekly Standard ^ | 09/25/2012 | BY DANIEL HALPER

Posted on 09/25/2012 5:23:41 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

In remarks this morning to the Clinton Global Initiative, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton proposed a radical idea: a global tax on elites around the world.

"One of the issues that I have been preaching about around the world is collecting taxes in an equitable manner, especially from the elites in every country," Clinton said to laughter from the audience. "You know I’m out of American politics, but – (applause) – it is a fact that around the world, the elites of every country are making money."

Clinton continued her rift on the rich. "There are rich people everywhere. And yet they do not contribute to the growth of their own countries."

The secretary of state suggested that the rich around the world do not give back to their communities. "They don’t invest in public schools, in public hospitals, in other kinds of development internally," said Clinton.

She continued, saying that it is up to foreign leaders to make the change. "And so it means for leaders telling powerful people things they don’t want to hear," Clinton said.

"It means being transparent about budgets and revenues and bringing corruption to light. And when that happens, we shouldn’t punish countries for uncovering corruption. We should reward them for doing so. And it means putting in place regulations designed to attract and protect investment."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: clinton; clintonglobalist; enemywithin; globaltax; hillary; hillaryglobaltax; nwo; soros; statedepartment; taxtherich; un
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To: Ann Archy
you FIRST, Clintons......you first. HYPOCRITES...they probably give NOTHING of their OWN to Charity!!

They think that their contribution is coming up with the idea and then being in charge of distributing the money of others. i.e. "from each according to their ability".
Clearly they and other marxists think their ability is administering the wealth of others.

21 posted on 09/25/2012 5:57:00 AM PDT by oldbrowser (An empty chair attracts a stadium full of empty chairs.)
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To: Rummyfan

Good luck on that corruption thing in most of the world. Huma must have gotten Hillary some really good Afghan hashish or Lebanese honey oil before she wrote that speech. Otherwise, how could she possibly think scolding the Chinese, Russians, Africans, etc., was going to get those guys to give up their billions?


22 posted on 09/25/2012 6:04:28 AM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Rummyfan

That is right!...Her fat bottom has no room to talk about corruption...she lived every day of it, and still flaunted it in the face of all American citizens


23 posted on 09/25/2012 6:06:24 AM PDT by Bullfrogg (American by birth, Irish by heritage, and hellraiser by choice)
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To: Ann Archy

...they probably give NOTHING of their OWN to Charity!!

Slick Willie deducts his used skivvies as a charitable deduction!


24 posted on 09/25/2012 6:10:27 AM PDT by jimmyo57
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To: SeekAndFind

Is this satire? I can’t tell anymore..


25 posted on 09/25/2012 6:10:55 AM PDT by cardinal4 (If Baraq Hussein Obama had a son he would look like Rageboy)
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To: SeekAndFind

a 103% wealth tax on George Soros would be hunky-dory with me...


26 posted on 09/25/2012 6:15:39 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

I had to read re-read and re-re-read this 3x, to make sure it wasn’t satire. OMG. We’re getting closer to SHTF, every day.


27 posted on 09/25/2012 6:23:19 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: liberalh8ter

All three are equally repulsive and crooked, and will come to no good end...


28 posted on 09/25/2012 6:27:14 AM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: liberalh8ter

Does one have to be worse?? They’re both so bad that minor distinctions are meaningless.

But if I had to choose, I’d say Hilary was.


29 posted on 09/25/2012 6:33:22 AM PDT by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: SeekAndFind

Its a crazy idea but how about following the USC? I mean, its such a radical idea it just might work!


30 posted on 09/25/2012 6:44:36 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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To: unixfox

“Our Founding Fathers would have started shooting by now.”

You’re right but I don’t know if you’re allowed to say it anymore.

Secretary of State Clinton acts differently these days. It’s as though her chip has been changed out or something. I’m extremely uncomfortable watching her and listening is not even possible. Her voice inflection is something undefinable. It’s like she knows what she knows and when she knew it.


31 posted on 09/25/2012 6:45:39 AM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms.)
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To: chesley
I'd have to agree with you. As bad as Bill is, I do believe he loves the America that was. Hillary is a heartless socialist and UN champion. She's more dangerous than Bill who can be easily distracted by a large pair of hooters.
32 posted on 09/25/2012 6:47:51 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: SeekAndFind
“We are going to take some things from you for the greater good”.

Chairman Comrade clinton

33 posted on 09/25/2012 6:52:38 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: SeekAndFind

She is a proud, self-professed “Progressive” disciple of the Marxist, Saul Alinsky.

She and her horn-dog HINO should be thrown off the public stage and banished to some Marxist haven, where all their ill-gotten gains would belong to the ruling czars.


34 posted on 09/25/2012 6:52:41 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: chesley

I’d say Hilary was.


Without a doubt. She still has a position of power. Not to mention she could still run in 2016.


35 posted on 09/25/2012 6:52:46 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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To: SeekAndFind

First ——Hillary aint exactly poor herself.
Whaere are her donations listed on her tax returns. How much is this wench giving back.

Second-—Hillary wants a world wide tax on the rich because this country is getting ready to steal all they can from hard working people who have made a few bucks and she knows they will run to other countries. She wants to stop that running by making it impossible to find a place to run to.

Third we know Politicians who tax the rich will leave themselves loophoes you could drive a truck through. Even Democrats aren’t stupid enough to raise their own taxes.


36 posted on 09/25/2012 7:03:19 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: liberalh8ter
She's more dangerous than Bill who can be easily distracted by a large pair of hooters.

Persistent rumors suggest that Hilary is not immune to the power of such charms, either. Although in this instance, she appears more in sympathy with looters.

37 posted on 09/25/2012 7:03:41 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: andy58-in-nh
LOL...well played, sir!
38 posted on 09/25/2012 7:09:15 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: SeekAndFind

And I demand a tax on butt-ugly female politicians. If their faces and lumpy bodies are to be paraded across the tv screens during news broadcasts they should be taxed....or bitch slapped!


39 posted on 09/25/2012 7:10:39 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: unixfox
Our Founding Fathers would have started shooting by now.

Our Founding Fathers would have started shooting by now about 30 years ago.

40 posted on 09/25/2012 7:14:03 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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