Think you’ve got it tough? Spending up to $80 bucks to fill your tank with gasoline?

Alan GreenspanFormer Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan (pictured) lives a charmed life. Besides pulling down an $8.5 million advance on his memoir, The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World (topped only by Bill Clinton’s $10 million advance), he recently was treated to an orgy of media hype and hoopla usually reserved for screen idols and rock stars.

MoneyAt a conference on April 16, Richard Fisher, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, warned that the U.S. economy could be facing trouble in the future. “According to official government reports,” cautioned Fisher, when it comes to wealth transfer programs including Social Security and Medicare “the gap between what we will take in and what we have promised to pay … now stands at $83.9 trillion.”

Though billed as a boon to the United States, the General Agreement on Trade in Services will, in reality, wreak havoc on our economy, sovereignty, and way of life.

One small step at a time, advocates of global government are pushing schemes for global taxation as part of the plan to mold the United Nations into a world government.

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