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,” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in her speech at the Clinton Global Initiative Monday.
Although Clinton noted that she is “out of politics” domestically, the audience was already chuckling at her clear reference to the debate over tax policy in the presidential contest.
“It is a fact that the elites in every country are making money. There are rich people everywhere, and yet they do not contribute to the growth of their own countries,” Clinton said.
What Clinton meant by “contribute to growth” was revealing. She listed contributing to building schools and hospitals rather than domestic business investment, which is the conventional meaning of contributing to growth.
Our Secretary of State is not only injecting herself in domestic policy – a violation of law? – she expresses the same looter mentality as her boss. This is the new world order, stomping in.