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French Globalists Want to Tax U.S. and Rest of the World
NewsMax.com ^ | April 8, 2003 | Wes Vernon

Posted on 04/08/2003 7:41:36 AM PDT by conservativecorner

WASHINGTON – Globalists have plans for reigning in the United States after the war with Iraq. Their weapon: a worldwide tax to punish wealthy (i.e., successful) countries and correct an “unequal distribution of the natural richness.” In an article in the Paris newspaper Le Monde, Olivier Giscard d’Estaing, identified in a Google translation as a president of “the Committee of Action for a World Parliament and French section of the European League of Economic Cooperation, calls for an international tax system based on a nation’s gross national product.

Pointedly, the article is titled “After the War.” One can read into that a not-so-subtle implication that the president of the United States has dared to defy his betters in France and Germany and led his country into a war just because his countrymen were threatened with weapons of mass destruction. Time to use the tax hammer to take those Americans down a few notches.

A little over a year ago, on March 16, 2002, NewsMax.com warned, “World government is pounding on our door and demanding that the U.S. surrender its sovereignty and let the United Nations take over our lives. Worldwide taxes would be imposed by people in far-off lands elected by no one.”

At the time, we exposed an organization envisioned as a “Global IRS,” called Economic Security Council (ESC). The worldwide, so-called Tobin tax has been on the agenda of the globalists for decades.

Henry Lamb, chairman of Sovereignty International, has said ESC is intended as a vehicle for formulating the global tax.

In Le Monde, d’Estaing calls for a world tax on three sources: oil production, exports of armaments, and air transport and intercontinental maritime traffic.

The Frenchman says transport is a privileged tool that pollutes. This caricature of air travel as a destructive tool of the idle rich will surprise those in free-enterprise economies who see this conveyance as a means of enabling them to earn their living, conduct commerce and contribute to the economies of their societies.

Countries whose socialist systems lead to double-digit unemployment might have a hard time understanding that. It would also be news to the airlines, which are in dire straits, especially since 9/11.

NewsMax.com has warned repeatedly that some high-tax nations of Europe are looking for ways to punish the United States for creating a prosperous society by encouraging the individual to strive for success as far as his talents and ambition can carry him.

D’Estaing concedes that convincing the rich countries (i.e., you-know-who) that they should be fleeced by a global taxing authority through the United Nations will be a hard sell. But he says it is necessary in the interest of social justice, and correcting past imbalances.

It is noted by d’Estaing and by others whom we have cited in the past that the Tobin tax would surely strengthen the United Nations, even as its recent failures to disarm Saddam Hussein strengthen arguments questioning its value and even the need for its existence.

This move comes at a time when patience in this country with the U.N. is wearing thin. H.R. 1146, as NewsMax reported last week, is picking up support on Capitol Hill. Sponsored by Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, it would get the U.S. out of the U.N. and the U.N. out of the U.S.

Even some internationally minded figures such as author-analyst Bill Kristol are willing to consider that proposal.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: french; globaltyranny; plunder; tax; un; us; worlddominance

1 posted on 04/08/2003 7:41:36 AM PDT by conservativecorner
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To: conservativecorner
Get the U.N. out of the U.S. and the U.S. out of the U.N.
2 posted on 04/08/2003 7:45:11 AM PDT by Dergie
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To: conservativecorner
Yeah, like this is going to happen.

When they can pry it out of my cold dead hands.

3 posted on 04/08/2003 7:47:35 AM PDT by garyhope
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To: conservativecorner
Bill Clinton is not French but he wants to do this. If he takes power in the UN - and Hitlery takes power in the US - we WILL begin to be taxed by the UN. THEY WILL NOT STOP UNTIL THIS TAKES PLACE!
4 posted on 04/08/2003 7:47:37 AM PDT by Freedom'sWorthIt
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To: Dergie
This move comes at a time when patience in this country with the U.N. is wearing thin. Sponsored by Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, it would get the U.S. out of the U.N.and the U.N. out of the U.S.


But this would sadden Tom Daschle!
5 posted on 04/08/2003 7:48:45 AM PDT by Conservateacher
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To: conservativecorner

6 posted on 04/08/2003 7:51:04 AM PDT by LuvUSA
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To: conservativecorner
. . . some high-tax nations of Europe are looking for ways to punish the United States for creating a prosperous society by encouraging the individual to strive for success as far as his talents and ambition can carry him.

Yep, they want to destroy our economic system to make theirs more competitive. We knew they were (are) the enemy of free enterprise and liberty.

Let the UN move to Paris! They deserve each other.

7 posted on 04/08/2003 7:52:56 AM PDT by toddst
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To: conservativecorner
Even some internationally minded figures such as author-analyst Bill Kristol are willing to consider that proposal.

I'm not a huge fan of Bill Kristol, but recently on FOX News Sunday I heard him reject the moves of the UN, especially its Security Council, and even suggested the U.S. should consider withdrawing its membership. If he keeps this up, he might become a full-fledged conservative!

8 posted on 04/08/2003 7:53:17 AM PDT by O.C. - Old Cracker
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To: LuvUSA

9 posted on 04/08/2003 7:54:50 AM PDT by LuvUSA
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To: O.C. - Old Cracker
LOL! That's exactly what came to mind when I read this article. Good job! One of my favorite Twilight Zones.
10 posted on 04/08/2003 7:55:50 AM PDT by O.C. - Old Cracker
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To: Freedom'sWorthIt
Should the Beast and the Bill simultaneously come to power it will be time for patriots to fight to the death, if need be, to remove the twin cancers.

11 posted on 04/08/2003 7:56:48 AM PDT by the gillman@blacklagoon.com (They have been warned.)
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To: conservativecorner
Sooner or later people will come to believe that the Socialists / Communists are pushing for world dominance. That old healthy fear of Communism needs a comeback. These b**tards have been infiltrating at every level every institution with malicious intent. They won't be satisfied until the Constitution and Declaration of Independence are only historical documents. The U.S.A. stands in their way for world domination.
12 posted on 04/08/2003 7:58:43 AM PDT by ThomasMore
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To: conservativecorner
American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003 (Introduced in House)

HR 1146 IH


108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1146
To end membership of the United States in the United Nations.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 6, 2003
Mr. PAUL introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on International Relations







A BILL
To end membership of the United States in the United Nations.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003'.

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF UNITED NATIONS PARTICIPATION ACT.

(a) REPEAL- The United Nations Participation Act of 1945 (Public Law 79-264, 22 U.S.C. 287-287e) is repealed.

(b) TERMINATION OF PARTICIPATION IN UNITED NATIONS- The President shall terminate all participation by the United States in the United Nations, and any organ, specialized agency, commission, or other formally affiliated body of the United Nations.

(c) CLOSURE OF UNITED STATES MISSION TO UNITED NATIONS- The United States Mission to the United Nations is closed. Any remaining functions of such office shall not be carried out.

SEC. 3. REPEAL OF UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS AGREEMENT ACT.

(a) REPEAL- The United Nations Headquarters Agreement Act (Public Law 80-357) is repealed.

(b) WITHDRAWAL- The United States withdraws from the agreement between the United States and the United Nations regarding the headquarters of the United Nations (signed at Lake Success, New York, on June 26, 1947, which was brought into effect by the United Nations Headquarters Agreement Act).

SEC. 4. UNITED STATES ASSESSED AND VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED NATIONS.

(a) TERMINATION- No funds are authorized to be appropriated or otherwise made available for assessed or voluntary contributions of the United States to the United Nations or any organ, specialized agency, commission or other formally affiliated body thereof, except that funds may be appropriated to facilitate withdrawal of United States personnel and equipment. Upon termination of United States membership, no payments shall be made to the United Nations or any organ, specialized agency, commission or other formally affiliated body thereof, out of any funds appropriated prior to such termination or out of any other funds available for such purposes.

(b) APPLICATION- The provisions of this section shall apply to all agencies of the United Nations, including independent or voluntary agencies.

SEC. 5. UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS.

(a) TERMINATION- No funds are authorized to be appropriated or otherwise made available for any United States contribution to any United Nations military operation.

(b) TERMINATIONS OF UNITED STATES PARTICIPATION IN UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS- No funds may be obligated or expended to support the participation of any member of the Armed Forces
of the United States as part of any United Nations military or peacekeeping operation or force. No member of the Armed Forces of the United States may serve under the command of the United Nations.


SEC. 6. WITHDRAWAL OF UNITED NATIONS PRESENCE IN FACILITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND REPEAL OF DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY.

(a) WITHDRAWAL FROM UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PROPERTY- The United Nations (including any affiliated agency of the United Nations) shall not occupy or use any property or facility of the United States Government.

(b) DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY- No officer or employee of the United Nations or any representative, officer, or employee of any mission to the United Nations of any foreign government shall be entitled to enjoy the privileges and immunities of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of April 18, 1961, nor may any such privileges and immunities be extended to any such individual. The privileges, exemptions and immunities provided for in the International Organizations Immunities Act of December 29, 1945 (59 Stat. 669; 22 U.S.C. 288, 288a-f), or in any agreement or treaty to which the United States is a party, including the agreement entitled `Agreement Between the United Nations and the United States of America Regarding the Headquarters of the United Nations', signed June 26, 1947 (22 U.S.C. 287), and the Convention on Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, entered into force with respect to the United States on April 29, 1970, (21 UST 1418; TIAS 6900; UNTS 16), shall not apply to the United Nations or any organ, specialized agency, commission or other formally affiliated body thereof, to the officers and employees of the United Nations, or any organ, specialized agency, commission or other formally affiliated body thereof, or to the families, suites or servants of such officers or employees.

SEC. 7. REPEAL OF UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION ACT.

The joint resolution entitled `A joint resolution providing for membership and participation by the United States in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, and authorizing an appropriation therefor' approved July 30, 1946 (Public Law 79-565, 22 U.S.C. 287m-287t), is repealed.

SEC. 8. REPEAL OF UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM PARTICIPATION ACT OF 1973.

The United Nations Environment Program Participation Act of 1973 (22 U.S.C. 287 note) is repealed.

SEC. 9. REPEAL OF UNITED STATES PARTICIPATION IN THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.

The joint resolution entitled `Joint Resolution providing for membership and participation by the United States in the World Health Organization and authorizing an appropriation therefor,' approved July 14, 1948 (22 U.S.C. 290, 290a-e-1) is repealed.

SEC. 10. REPEAL OF INVOLVEMENT IN UNITED NATIONS CONVENTIONS AND AGREEMENTS.

As of the date of the enactment of this Act, the United States will end any and all participation in any and all conventions and/or agreements with the United Nations and any organ, specialized agency, commission, or other formally affiliated body of the United Nations. Any remaining functions of such conventions and/or agreements shall not be carried out.

SEC. 11. REEMPLOYMENT WITH UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AFTER SERVICE WITH AN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION.

Nothing in this Act shall be construed to affect the rights of employees under subchapter IV of chapter 35 of title 5, United States Code, relating to reemployment after service with an international organization.

SEC. 12. NOTIFICATION.

Effective on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall notify the United Nations and any organ, specialized agency, commission, or other formally affiliated body of the United Nations of the provisions of this Act.

SEC. 13. EFFECTIVE DATE.

Except as otherwise provided, this Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act.
13 posted on 04/08/2003 8:01:04 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ( clinton is a raping traitor!)
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To: O.C. - Old Cracker
Whats up with Kristol? Everytime I hear him talk, he sounds rather conservative to me....But I dont know much about him . He is the editor of The Weekley Standard...right? Somebody fill me in. He just sounds ok to me.
14 posted on 04/08/2003 8:01:34 AM PDT by LuvUSA
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To: toddst
1. This represents the revival of the Communist movement to take over the world, so that all may suffer and suffer alike.

2. This also represents, sharply, how deeply France is in concert with the Muslim mindset that it is the U.S. that is holding the rest of the world down, if only the U.S. can be weakened than France and all the other backward nations magically will ascend to greatness.
16 posted on 04/08/2003 8:03:06 AM PDT by fightinJAG
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To: conservativecorner
French Globalists Want to Tax U.S. and Rest of the World

Just Say (hell) No!

17 posted on 04/08/2003 8:03:11 AM PDT by peeve23
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To: the gillman@blacklagoon.com
Should the Beast and the Bill simultaneously come to power it will be time for patriots to fight to the death, if need be, to remove the twin cancers.

I can't imagine either Bill or Hillary could achieve the level of protection they would need if either (or both) gained such high office.

19 posted on 04/08/2003 8:06:11 AM PDT by jigsaw (God Bless Our Troops!)
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To: conservativecorner
I swear to God I am THIS close to organizing a group of people, dressing up as indians, raiding a French cargo ship, and dumping all of the wine into the harbor.

21 posted on 04/08/2003 8:10:05 AM PDT by Sofa King (-I am Sofa King- tired of liberal BS!)
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To: Dergie

French Bashing Web page


22 posted on 04/08/2003 8:10:25 AM PDT by Smedley
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To: conservativecorner
The UN can go to hell if they think that us americans will stand by and let them take money from us at gunpoint. This is a good reason to reelect George W to office since he is the first president in awhile that has stood up to the UN.
23 posted on 04/08/2003 8:11:03 AM PDT by smadurski
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To: Dergie

24 posted on 04/08/2003 8:12:21 AM PDT by Smedley
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To: conservativecorner
bump
25 posted on 04/08/2003 8:13:01 AM PDT by Lady Eileen
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To: Dergie

the REAL French kiss

26 posted on 04/08/2003 8:15:19 AM PDT by Smedley
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To: the gillman@blacklagoon.com
yes
27 posted on 04/08/2003 8:19:37 AM PDT by Freedom'sWorthIt
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To: Sofa King
Most definitely the funniest thing I've heard (read?) in days. I'm with you on this one
28 posted on 04/08/2003 8:23:47 AM PDT by Hush
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To: conservativecorner
With a world tax and UN domination would we really notice any difference from when the Democrats ran the country?
29 posted on 04/08/2003 8:26:25 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot
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To: conservativecorner
The true power of taxation rests in the ability to collect the tax. Whose military do they plan to use to enforce and collect these international taxes? Ours?
30 posted on 04/08/2003 8:30:11 AM PDT by MHT
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To: conservativecorner
We already have a global tax. It is called UN dues.
31 posted on 04/08/2003 8:54:19 AM PDT by waRNmother.armyboots
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To: Freedom'sWorthIt
Hitlerys new book


32 posted on 04/08/2003 8:55:21 AM PDT by metalboy (leggo my eggo)
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To: conservativecorner
Kyoto is part of the same scheme also. Screw these people. We don't hog wealth, we created it ourselves.
33 posted on 04/08/2003 9:06:01 AM PDT by Norse
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To: Dergie
Ah go ahead and let them pass this piece of whatever---the key is in trying to collect it...so come on Frenchy try and collect...we are waiting for you
34 posted on 04/08/2003 9:06:11 AM PDT by jnarcus
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To: conservativecorner
I used to think that Wayne LaPierre was a nutcase....I am now an NRA member.

I thought our pastor was unsophisticated when he stated that Allah was not the same God we worship. Turns out that he was right.

I wouldn't have dreamed that I would ever have supported pulling out of the UN, but now I am convinced that we need to exit this institution that has outlived its usefulness.

The world changes quickly these days and one must adapt.

35 posted on 04/08/2003 9:16:41 AM PDT by TexanToTheCore
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To: conservativecorner
So what do they want the money for?
36 posted on 04/08/2003 9:25:40 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: conservativecorner
In Le Monde, d'Estaing calls for a world tax on three sources: oil production, exports of armaments, and air transport and intercontinental maritime traffic.

Isn't this four different things? Expect more accounting like this from the Economic Security Council. There's just no ESCaping them.

37 posted on 04/08/2003 9:30:44 AM PDT by Liberal Classic (Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentis telum est.)
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To: the gillman@blacklagoon.com
Should the Beast and the Bill simultaneously come to power it will be time for patriots to fight to the death, if need be, to remove the twin cancers.

That's why I've said before that all privately owned firearms will have to be confiscated before she could ascend to the Presidency.

38 posted on 04/08/2003 9:55:18 AM PDT by Freebird Forever
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To: Freebird Forever
She'd have to have a sacrifical goat run ahead of her then. Maybe should could get Algore to run with her as VP.

Never know, Rush is right about one thing, libs do crazy things when they're out of power.
39 posted on 04/08/2003 10:25:43 AM PDT by the gillman@blacklagoon.com (They have been warned.)
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To: conservativecorner
I feel the anger rising again...

First a tax on the above-mentioned items and services. Next, a tax on stock dividends. Finally, a UN tax on our incomes!


Mr Smith here says, "No way, Jaques!"

40 posted on 04/08/2003 10:25:46 AM PDT by FierceDraka (Hang 'Em High!)
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To: conservativecorner
D’Estaing concedes that convincing the rich countries (i.e., you-know-who) that they should be fleeced by a global taxing authority through the United Nations will be a hard sell. But he says it is necessary in the interest of social justice, and correcting past imbalances.

Gore would have signed this just to get along.

41 posted on 04/08/2003 10:32:37 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Soddom has left the bunker.)
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To: conservativecorner

"French Globalists Want to Tax U.S. and Rest of the World"

I think they meant to say "French Socialists", but we know that they all are anyway.

42 posted on 04/08/2003 3:36:24 PM PDT by Pagey (Hillary Rotten is a Smug , Holier-Than-Thou Socialist)
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To: conservativecorner
They are getting no funds of mine! Time to get out of the UN NOW!!!
43 posted on 04/08/2003 4:40:21 PM PDT by Arpege92
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