White House adviser Paul Volcker, answering a question from the audience at a New York Historical Society event, said the value-added tax "was not as toxic an idea" as it has been in the past and also said a carbon or other energy-related tax may become necessary.
Getting entitlement costs and the U.S. budget deficit under control may require such moves. "If at the end of the day we need to raise taxes, we should raise taxes," he said.
There you have it. The next step toward a socialist society is already being planned. Obama and his fellow conspirators know they have to move quickly before elections decimate their ranks. Every roadblock that can be used to delay and stymie their diabolical schemes must be put in place. We must all do our part.