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  • The Real Danger of World Government

    Even more than rent-seeking and government expansion here at home, the greatest danger of a left-leaning Obama administration may be the danger of capitulation to a new world government.

    In the past, “One World Government” has been seen as a rallying cry of a fringe group, not something that many in the mainstream would either fear or desire. But, suddenly today it is on the lips of world leaders. The recent financial crisis is being blamed on a lack of world government.

    The Financial Times reports:

    Jacques Attali, an adviser to President Nicolas Sarkozy of France, argues that: “Global governance is just a euphemism for global government.” As far as he is concerned, some form of global government cannot come too soon. Mr Attali believes that the “core of the international financial crisis is that we have global financial markets and no global rule of law”.

    But, the financial crisis was not caused by a lack of international regulation. Financial crises in the past have tended to occur more due to intervention than due to lack of regulation, and each of the banks that failed in this crisis was regulated by at least one country. Monetary policy was a major cause of the 1929 stock market crash and is implicated in just about every other crash.

    In addition to dangerous monetary policy, one of the underlying causes of the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s was government industrial policy, “As part of their industrial policy, governments have directed funds toward favored industries at low rates of interest… This leads to excess lending to the companies that are well-connected and who may have bought influence with government officials.”

    This is the same kind of corruption and rent-seeking we’ve been seeing back here at home, with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and in other areas of government. Extensive government reach into markets is what causes crashes and recessions – not a lack of even more expansive government reach.

    These leaders want not only to abandon capitalism as we know it, but they want to force these ideas upon all countries by regulating companies at the international level. This kind of anti-market world governance would not make peace more likely, nor would it make free trade more possible or financial crises less frequent.

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    5 Responses to The Real Danger of World Government

    1. Travis Cooper, Green says:

      Right on. Europeans see another EU styled supranational world government as the next, logical step. They hate freedom and individuals, and their own people. EU style organizations coming to America and the world at large is THE BIGGEST threat to America (and the world), ahead of terrorism, nuclear proliferation, war with China, financial troubles etc.. These changes would be almost impossible to throw off, and therefore most likely final (see Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, New Deal thinking). We must work hard to educate people and destroy any possibility of the USA submitting to ANY form of supranational governance (UN,ICC etc.)

    2. ann USA says:

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      A close examination reveals that many of these references lack sufficient facts to support their conclusions; however, taken as a whole, there is an abundance of factual information showing an alarming trend in the deployment of federal and military forces to restrain and detain American citizens.

      Among the Internet sites are those listing between 600 and 800 locations in the United States where the government is establishing "concentration camps." Many of these are former or active military bases; however, several provide detailed information about their location and improvements, including maps, videos, and satellite photographs

    3. D. Russell, Orlando says:

      The U.N. is already inflicting global government upon us, and our lovely President Clinton signed us up for it through the World Trade Organization.

      Years ago, the German and French drug companies saw that their profits had fallen by more than 30 percent because people were turning to natural herbs and food supplements, so they sold their governments on the idea of declaring all herbs are drugs, therefore controlled substances, and could only be given with a doctor's prescription, and only imported and manufactured by drug companies. The American Drug companies jumped right on this idea, as did the drug companies throughout the world. Germany and France sold the idea to the U.N.

      In Europe it is called the CODEX system, and now if you want an herb or any vitamin over the RDA, you must get a doctor's prescription, and depending on what the herb or vitamin is going to be used for, you will get the product produced by the drug company that was given that "usage" patent on that particular herb. The usages have all been divided up among the drug companies so that all of them could share the wealth. You want 500 mg tablets of vitamin C? You'll need a doctor's prescription in Germany and Norway, and many other European countries, and you'll be paying $90 to $120 for a forth of the bottle you can currently get at your local drug or grocery store for $5 or $6 now.

      Patents on herbs are currently illegal, as herbs are a natural substance. But, once the "FDA Globalization Act" goes into full effect, the "usage" patents all of these companies have taken out on herbs will go into effect and become legal here, as they are in Europe.

      We have agreed to follow these laws, folks. Our Congress is now forming the "Globalization Act of 2008" to give the FDA the power to declare herbs as drugs and therefore controlled substances. Congress increased the FDA budget so that they could hire more enforcement agents and make sure the new laws would be enforced.

      If you have a small body product manufacturing business you run out of you home, making handcrafted products containing herbs for specific clients, the FDA now has the power to demand that you pay them $12,000, as you will be a drug manufacturing company, and insist that you hire a separate location to manufacture and store you products. No small body product company has ever caused serious injury or problems to any client. The same can not be said of the large companies, but FDA and Congress is going to demand that these companies pay the same fees as the big guys, knowing that the fee will mean most of them will have to close because the fee is sometimes more than they make in a year. The State of Florida is already implementing the law and many small home businesses have closed or moved to states more friendly to small businesses.

      Unfortunately, if we allow Congress to pass this "FDA Globalization Act" every state will be forced to follow those guidelines, and we will become like Germany, Norway, and the rest of Europe. The government will be telling us what we can and can not put in our bodies. There will probably also be a growing black market for herbs and food supplement, as there is in Europe, but that will also mean that the quality and assurance that we are getting what we pay for will no longer be there.

      It will also mean that if your granny likes to make lavender soap with the lavender she grows in her back yard, she could someday be sharing the same jail cell as crack cocaine makers.

      According to the people who know about the "FDA Act" or CODEX, as it is known in other countries, our country has no choice but to follow and agree to the laws set down by CODEX (and the U.N.) and our citizens will just have to get use to it. The FDA and powers that be are trying to tell us, "It's for our own good."

      Thanks, but No Thanks. I will decide what I put in my body, NOT any foreign or domestic government.

    4. Dennis Aderholt Soci says:

      One world government is wrong. We as American citizens must do all in our pwer to stop this. The UN is a waste of our time and money, yet we pay billions to the UN each year. Obama also introduced a bill in the Senate, The Global Poverty Act which will cause the USA to give the UN 0.7% of our Gross Domestic Product or 3.75 billion dollars to the UN each year. This mney is supposed to fight global poverty, yet when the bill is read closely it will also give the UN controll of most of what we all hold near and dear. Obama will be one of the first to go along with one world government.

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