Saturday, January 23, 2010

Giving The UN The Power To Tax?

Tax and Spend: U.N.'s Rx for New World Medical Order

A member of a World Health Organization (WHO) panel of experts that is pondering new global taxes on e-mails, alcohol, tobacco, airline travel and consumer bank transactions, has charged that she was given only selective information at group meetings, that deliberations were rushed and that group was "manipulated" by the international pharmaceuticals industry.

All of her charges were strongly denied by the head of WHO's Expert Working Group on Research and Development Financing (EWG), a 25-member panel of medical experts, academics and health care bureaucrats which is due to present a 98-page report in Geneva on Monday, after 14 months of deliberations on "new and innovative sources of funding" to reshape the global medical industry.

A copy of the executive summary of the report was obtained by Fox News on January 15 — the same day, as it happens, that the EWG's dissident member first aired her charges in a letter to members of WHO's 34-member supervisory Executive Board.

The executive summary first revealed the possibility of a multibillion-dollar "indirect consumer tax" as one means of financing an epic shift of drug-making research, development and manufacturing capabilities to the developing world that is the central aim of WHO's fund-raising strategy.


Anyone else think this is a wonderful idea?


Z said...

You're kidding, right?

Chuck said...

Z I sure wish I was

Gramma 2 Many said...

I am having trouble breathing!! It is all coming so fast that I am truly in shock. Just what dark hole do they expect us to pull this out of??

MK said...

I'm sure most leftists would jump at the chance. I'm yet to meet a leftist who is unwilling to let big government or big bureaucracy a chance at something, no matter how many times they've failed.

Chuck said...

Gramma, we have to regain control of Congress this year. If we do not we may be too deep in shit in 3 years to fix this mess

MK, we need to disband the UN, no other solution