Watch out, folks, the money-and-power grab is coming.
The United Nations is poised to propose a first-of-its-kind global tax … on the internet. According to a report on C.NET, “The United Nations is considering a new Internet tax targeting the largest Web content providers, including Google, Facebook, Apple, and Netflix, that could cripple their ability to reach users in developing nations.”
Yup, let’s take the one part of the global economy that’s not dead yet, and strangle the life out of it. That’s thinking!
This is, in many ways, worse than a global sales tax on things like discount appliance parts. The world economy is now quite internet-dependent; start taxing that, and inflation would spiral out of control not just in one country, but everywhere.
Be afraid of this one, people; be very afraid. Because with the current resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in charge, it’ll get signed and the US will surrender its sovereignty to foreign powers. Don’t let any current campaign position statements fool you, either; as he’s whispered to world leaders in the past, “just wait until I get my second term. Then I’ll have more flexibility.”