EU Erosion

British lawmaker calls EU an ‘institution of theft’

Daily Caller News Foundation
9:58 PM  11/22/2013

Member of European Parliament Godfrey Bloom attacked attempts by the international  governing body to address tax evasion in Europe, unleashing a volley of  criticism that ended in a dire warning for EU lawmakers.

“You don’t pay taxes, like  citizens pay taxes. You have all sorts of special deals,” Bloom said. “You are  the biggest tax avoiders in Europe.”

“You’re going to find eurosceptics are coming back, in June, in ever greater  numbers,” Bloom thundered. “And I can tell you worse, as the people get your  number, it won’t be long before they storm this chamber and they hang you — and  they’ll be right.”

Bloom, an Independent MEP, called the EU an ‘institution of theft’ and  lambasted the international body for being hypocritical when it comes to  addressing tax avoidance.

“The state is an institution of theft, writ large.” Bloom said in parliament.  “Tax is just about a system where politicians and bureaucrats steal money from their  citizens to squander in the most disgraceful manner. This place is no  exception.”

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