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Do we need an external revenue service now that tax havens exist?

Do we need an external revenue service now that tax havens exist?

1 00:00:01,960 –> 00:00:07,390 >> OK. Now I am not getting lazy. I’m just re purchasing the cartoon from last 2 00:00:07,390 –> 00:00:13,270 week and I think it really all comes down to a cartoon geography leaders 3 00:00:13,270 –> 00:00:17,580 credit. Good pen. 4 00:00:18,310 –> 00:00:23,470 >> Hey it’s the weekend rap where every week we gather the best cartoons and political humor from various corners of the 5 00:00:23,470 –> 00:00:28,660 Internet to share with you. So this week the big news came out in the Pandora papers that the 6 00:00:28,660 –> 00:00:34,230 rich cheat on their taxes. In fact they cheat a lot. There are some estimates of 5 to 7 00:00:34,230 –> 00:00:40,000 32 trillion dollars. Six out and offshore accounts around the world untaxed. 8 00:00:40,480 –> 00:00:46,240 >> So given the fact that there are all of these various tax havens around the world and 9 00:00:46,240 –> 00:00:50,800 in South Dakota it seems like we don’t just need an Internal Revenue Service. 10 00:00:50,800 –> 00:00:56,560 >> We could maybe use an external Revenue Service the Franklin Mint proudly presents the 11 00:00:56,560 –> 00:01:02,380 trillion dollar coin which can now be yours for only one trillion and twenty dollars 12 00:01:02,380 –> 00:01:07,960 or just one billion payments of a thousand dollars. This handsome coin 13 00:01:07,960 –> 00:01:13,480 is emblazoned with an image of President Joe Biden diving into a pile of money Scrooge McDuck 14 00:01:13,480 –> 00:01:17,630 style and instead of In God We Trust the coin reads. 15 00:01:17,630 –> 00:01:19,570 >> Who is your god now. Moses. 16 00:01:33,240 –> 00:01:38,520 >> Yes we are at Facebook would just like to say I thought delete the base 17 00:01:38,520 –> 00:01:43,740 but we just think it’s kind of funny that last night everybody was like hashtag delete Facebook. And then this morning they’re 18 00:01:43,740 –> 00:01:48,930 like hashtag Facebook down. You know because like which one is it digital already delete it or is it down because it can’t 19 00:01:48,930 –> 00:01:54,240 be down if you delete it. Are we supposed to apologize for paying attention to you and knowing what you’re doing and 20 00:01:54,240 –> 00:01:56,010 where you are and what you like. 21 00:01:56,100 –> 00:02:00,460 >> Because we are listening to you constantly because guess what is listening to you. Nobody. 22 00:02:16,020 –> 00:02:22,150 >> Oh no. Facebook down however will the people do their vaccine research now. Maybe 23 00:02:22,150 –> 00:02:24,070 listen to doctors and scientists. 24 00:02:24,920 –> 00:02:39,850 >> Nash welcome 25 00:02:39,850 –> 00:02:45,250 to centrists Toby land where Democrats can finally be anything if 26 00:02:45,250 –> 00:02:50,710 they’re willing to be for nothing except bipartisanship because that is 27 00:02:50,710 –> 00:02:56,170 something sure the world made burn and the seas rise. But you’ll be happy and 28 00:02:56,170 –> 00:02:58,870 bipartisan with your Republican friends.

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