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-James Madison

 

 

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Mid-Edition Update for April 22, 2019

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Featured In This Update:

A 3 AM Thought

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Craig Schieder Shares Some Inspiring Words (And A Bunch Of Victories)

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Why CtC Is The Only Remedy To Leviathan

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Illuminating Anniversaries for this week

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Featured In Recent Editions:

I Love Stumbling Across A Good "Tell"!

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Thwarting Judicial Corruption With 'Constitutional Avoidance' Doctrine

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It's Time To Celebrate Some 2019 Victories!

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An Excellent Tale Of A REAL Female Super-Hero

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On "Cherry-Picking"

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Re-Opening The National Forum

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Why Congress Will Never "Just Pass A Law" Enacting The "Ignorance Tax"

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Four New Voices (And More Than A $Half Million In Newly-Shared Victories)

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On Tax Agency "Determination" Authority

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Links To Additional Articles Posted Over The Last Several Newsletter Cycles Can Be Accessed At The LostHorizons Newsfeed

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BTW, Don't Miss These Items Of Interest:

Regarding State Group Membership

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The Educated American's Tax Filing Flow Chart

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Why Are You Not Doing This?

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Project Paradigm-Shift

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Test Your "Income" Tax IQ!

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A "Pragmatic" Perspective On The Tax And The Rule Of Law

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And Hey! Don't miss the great stuff in the main page of this edition!

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The upgraded Fifteenth Edition of CtC Is Now Available!

Btw, a copy of CtC from anywhere except the link above may not be a current edition. CHECK. It matters. Also, there ARE no e-book, Kindle or .pdf versions of CtC. Don't get taken in by efforts to sell you-- or even give you for free-- any such thing.

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"The preservation of a free government requires, not merely that the metes and bounds which separate each department of power be invariably maintained, but more especially that neither of them be suffered to overleap the great barrier which defends the rights of the people. The rulers who are guilty of such encroachment exceed the commission from which they derive their authority, and are TYRANTS. The people who submit to it are governed by laws made neither by themselves nor by an authority derived from them and are slaves….."

-James Madison

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Cincinnati, Sunshine!! May 18th!

Be there for the next CtC Seminar, on the north bank of the mighty Ohio!!

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A 3 AM Thought (Followed By An Unrelated 10 AM Thought)

...both good examples of why I keep notebooks all over the house...

IN THE WEE HOURS THE OTHER NIGHT I found myself reflecting on the fact that thanks to the Second Amendment, America may be the only formally-organized society in the world in which "the state" does NOT have (or cannot be defined as the thing that has) a monopoly on the lawful use of force. That "monopoly on the lawful use of force" thing is a standard definition of "state"-- but, uniquely, not here in America.

And, no, this is not a "nuanced" point because of any nonsense about, "the state is us". The Second Amendment expressly exists to provide for "us" using force against "the state". See the words of the Founders and Framers on this matter here.

These facts about our Second Amendment underscore the hugely-important reality that here the state is-- and must be understood to be, in every respect-- different in kind from every common conception of "state".

FURTHER, RECOGNITION OF THIS DIFFERENCE so strongly and unambiguously illustrated by the Second Amendment must inform our perspective concerning every other area of citizen/state relations. This is true in regard to areas in which no difference from other states are apparent, as well as those in which the differences are readily shown.

A good example of the latter very definite distinguishing difference would be the American tax structure. Unlike those of other "states", by Constitutional design our American tax structure strictly circumscribes governmental access to resources and is closely regulated by the choices freely-made by individual citizens-- the actual sovereigns in our unique sort of state.

IRONICALLY, DESPITE ITS OWN UNIQUE CHARACTER, our American tax structure provides a great illustration of why the American people can benefit from resort to the Second Amendment's vivid emphasis of the difference between our sort of "state" and any other. The reason for this anomaly is simple corruption.

Despite being hard-wired into our fundamental law, state administrators of the income tax have struggled mightily over the last 80 years to obscure the citizen-empowering characteristics of our tax structure. These revenue-hungry adminstrators encourage Americans to imagine themselves subject to a state-empowering structure of the kind deployed in more primitive societies.

These corrupt administrators want Americans to sink into misunderstanding about the state's subordinate position in the tax structure. Their object is to subvert that structure and make the state dominant, contrary to the intentions of the Founders and Framers.

But any doubts generated by these corrupt state efforts in the minds of Americans can be rectified by consideration of the Second Amendment. Think about it for a minute.

Plainly, no society so healthily skeptical of state virtue as to install the Second Amendment would ever have subjected itself to a tax structure of the sort the state has urged us to imagine these past 80 years. Plainly, no such society would ever erect a structure in which the state is empowered by law to reach into every American's pocket at the will of its skeptically-regarded operators and beneficiaries (and Americans never did any such crazy thing).

So, bless and support the Second Amendment. At the same time, stand in harmony with the principles of citizen-empowerment and state-restraint inherent in the truth about the income tax, which the Second Amendment serves to highlight and is here to protect and enforce.

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P.S. ONE MORE THOUGHT IN THE NIGHT (well, really, this morning while reading the Sunday paper) on a wholly different subject: I think I'm going to get an ulcer if I see too many more repetitions of the "conclusion" in "the Mueller report" that Russia hacked DNC emails and gave them to WikiLeaks to publish (whether or not allegedly for the benefit of the Trump campaign).

Even the imaginative Mueller hasn't yet pointed to so much as a sliver of evidence that this is true. On the other hand, forensic experts who actually studied the evidence (which neither Mueller nor the FBI ever did) have definitively concluded (and produced the relevant data supporting their conclusions) that the DNC emails were gotten by being copied onto a flashdrive, not hacked from afar. See here and here.

Further, Mueller was able to come up with an as-yet-unproven but facially-plausible case for some politically-oriented social media posting by some folks in Russia (though to all appearances just click-bait and scam stuff). But he has never produced any evidence of a Russian government campaign to skew the 2016 election toward any candidate.

NOW, UNDERSTAND THAT none of this is said out of any affection for Donald Trump. I have little to none of that.

But the truth is held in VERY high esteem in these quarters. So, in addition to wanting to hear no more false smears of WikiLeaks (and by extension, of course, Julian Assange-- the real target of the lies), I'd also like to hear no more bs about Russian election interference.

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You can't understand the present if you don't understand the past...

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

April 22- In 1509, Henry VIII takes the throne of England.  In 1898, the United States Navy initiates a blockade of Cuban ports in an opening move of the Spanish-American War.  In 1912, Pravda begins publication in St. Petersburg, Russia.  In 2000, federal agents seize six-year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez from his relatives in Miami in order to return him to the island prison.  

 

Anniversaries of interest for each day of this week will be found throughout the newsletter mid-edition update below.

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Craig Schieder Shares CtC Knowledge, Attitude And Evidence

The victories Craig displays in the video above can be seen more completely at the following links:

New York, 2014, filing here (and note, this amended return was deemed late, and so the state, while zeroing Craig out for that year-- $0 "income", $0 tax due-- appears to just be keeping what had been withheld, and listing his refund as "expired" on its adjustment notice); notice here.

New York, 2016, filing here; notice here.

New York, 2018, filing here; notice here.

(Craig's federal victory for 2017, also shown in the video, was previously posted here.

CRAIG'S LATEST VICTORIES join those of the tens of thousands of other awakened and activated Americans represented here. Each constitutes another critical step toward the restoration of the Founders republic and the true rule of law.

Don't you wish your victories were proudly posted, too?

It's easy. Stand up on behalf of the law, and then share the evidence.

That's all there is to it!

AND, HEY! DON'T YOU WISH YOUR INSPIRING BEING-THE-STORM VIDEO was posted? This is easy to do, and very important (plus it can get you some great losthorizons swag!). See (and carefully read in their entirety) these guidelines and encouragements.

"It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

-Samuel Adams

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The Entire Legal And Practical Truth About The Income Tax In Three Short Sentences

Focus on these simple points and you can teach anyone the truth about the tax.

1. The income tax is an excise.

2. Excise taxes are taxes on the gainful exercise of privileges.

3. You probably didn't earn your money by exercising any taxable privilege (or earned very little that way).

Inarguable (and nowhere disputed) proof of the first two statements above can be found concisely spelled-out in this little 7-page document. Whether the third is true for any particular person can be determined by consulting this guide to understanding "income-taxable privilege".

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CtC's Revelations Are The Singular Remedy To The Out-Of-Control State

Look at the facts and you'll have to agree...

THAT TITLE TO THIS ARTICLE seems pretty pretentious, doesn't it? But still, let's look at it.

CtC reveals the Constitutional and statutory design of the income tax. That design provides for unilateral control by individual Americans over the amount of wealth available to the state for its maintenance and growth, which inexorably results in the shrinkage and rigid confinement of the state to a lean and proper attention to only its Constitutionally-mandated responsibilities.

CtC's revelations have also resulted in the exposure of a well-rooted institutional corruption (see here and here, for instance) which is bent on shielding the Leviathan disease from what it fully understands to be its unwelcome cure.

In light of these factors, it can be seen that unlike any other approach to shrinking the swollen and recalcitrant state, CtC's revelations:

  • invoke every single productive American's personal interests in his or her own well-being, prompting actions in support of that interest which have the inescapable side effect of shrinking the state;

  • invoke every single American's love and respect for the rule of law and the intent and sacrifices of the Founders in support of his or her state-shrinking actions; and

  • invoke every single American's disdain for political and institutional corruption in support of his or her state-shrinking actions.

FURTHER, THE REMEDY PROVIDED by CtC's revelations:

  • is uniquely invulnerable to the manipulations and erosions of the political process which are routinely brought to bear against all other remedies to the metastasizing state;

  • is uniquely invulnerable to ideology-- even the most ardent socialist will act vigorously to reduce his or her tax burden to the maximum extent possible under the law; and

  • is uniquely and long-since thoroughly proven to furnish Americans with enormous prosperity and at the same time a fully-functional but minimally-harmful state apparatus truly-focused on its real mission: securing the rights of all Americans.

SO, POP THE CORK ON SOME CHAMPAGNE, PEOPLE! The restoration of the Republic is absolutely on the table.

All that is needed-- and the only thing that will actually do the job-- is to spread CtC's revelations!!

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P.S. Please understand, my friends: I'm counting on you to help everyone you know-- especially those troubled by ANY KIND of bad behavior by the state-- come to understand the argument I have just presented. It is way past time that concerned Americans get out of the sand of false hopes in which they are merely spinning their wheels, and form up behind the one real solution.

SPREAD THE WORD!!

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

April 23- In 1968, students protesting the Viet Nam war take over the administration buildings at Columbia University.  In 1985, Coca-Cola changes to the "New Coke".  The fit of madness passes within a few months and use of the old formula is resumed.  In 1988, Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' is bumped from the Billboard 200 for the first time after 741 consecutive weeks on the chart.  In 2018, an attacker wielding a van, not a gun, kills 10 and wounds 16 in Toronto.    

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A Wise Warrior On What's Really At Stake

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DON LA VIGNE, a long-time warrior and real American grown-up, shares a nice and inspiring testimonial on what CtC has done for him for over nine years now:

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"Like a muddied stream or a polluted fountain is the righteous man who gives way before the wicked."

-Proverbs 25:26

 

"A nation of sheep begets a government of wolves."

-Edward R. Murrow

 

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

April 24- In 1184 BC, the people of Troy are fooled by avarice into being the means of their own undoing.  Presented with a magnificent giant wooden statue of a horse, the Trojans bring it within their city's walls.  When night falls, Greek warriors hidden within the statue slip out and open the gates of their enemy's stronghold, allowing their fellows who waited outside to pour in and conquer formerly impregnable Troy.  In 1800, President John Adams signs legislation appropriating $5,000 to establish a library of "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress".  Now occupying three large buildings holding well over 32 million books and counting-- none of which circulate to the public, and the vast, vast majority of which never have been used by any Congressman and never will be-- and with an annual budget of over $600 million and a staff of more than 3,600, the Library of Congress is a fine example of a cancerous federal boondoggle...  In 1916, the phase of the Irish rebellion known as "The Easter Risings" begins.  In 1970, China puts its first satellite into orbit.  In 1990, the Hubble Space telescope is launched into orbit; and Gruinard Island, Scotland, the test site of weaponized anthrax by the British government during World War II, is declared safe after 48 years of quarantine.    

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See Who's Really Been Lying About The Tax

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Daft And Despicable Deniers

What the hell is wrong with these people?!

 

CAN YOU EVEN IMAGINE how abysmally stupid someone would have to be to continue to doubt or deny that CtC has revealed the actual, complete and insurmountable truth about the income tax in light of the overwhelming mountain of historical, legal, practical and logical evidence to the contrary? (Not to mention the outright lies and even ludicrous hoaxes the executive and some corrupt members of the judiciary have been caught at in desperate efforts to conceal the truth...)

Plainly any such denier must either be abysmally stupid or be an abysmally corrupt government official or other person who sees him or herself as benefitting from the lies about the tax by which America has suffered for 75 years now. Isn't this true?

Continued...

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A Few Good Folks With Good and Important Things To Say:

Find this film on YouTube at youtu.be/K0CYo57I3ks

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How Do You Know When The State Is Lying?

An old joke, but in regard to this deceiver, not a laughing matter at all.

““When principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then battle is your calling, and peace has become sin; you must, at the price of dearest peace, lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy, with all the fire of your faith.

-Abraham Kuyper

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Assessing The Damage From The Misapplication Of The Income Tax

Man, are Americans getting ripped off...!

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

April 25- In 1846, a U.S. patrol excursion across the Texas border into Mexico precipitates the Mexican-American War.  In 1859, ground is broken for the Suez Canal.  In 1898, the United States declares war on Spain, using the pretext of the mysterious sinking of the USS Maine in a Cuban harbor.  The war resulted in U.S. claims of ownership of the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico, and a more limited sovereignty over Cuba.  In 1916, Britain declares martial law in Ireland in response to the Easter Uprisings.  In 1953, the structure of DNA is described.  In 1961, the integrated circuit is patented.  In 1983, Pioneer 10, launched March 2, 1972, passes the orbit of Pluto.    

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Looking For A Litigator Who Wants To Do Well While Doing Good

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT presents details of a long-running (and still-ongoing) violation of the speech, conscience and due-process rights of two Americans. The offenses, in a nutshell, involve a federal district court attempting to dictate to these two folks-- word for word-- sworn "testimony" they are ordered to make in a legal contest with the government.

Click the link below to read the brief. You'll find it thoroughly supported with relevant testimony by the chief perpetrator and other similarly unambiguous exhibits.

The Civil Rights Lawsuit Documentation

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them, and these will continue till they have been resisted with either words or blows, or with both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they suppress."

-Frederick Douglass

"It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

-Samuel Adams

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"A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him."

-Ezra Pound

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A Michigan Version Of The "Watching The Watchmen" Amendment Has Been Proposed

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Did you know…

 …The US may be the only country in the world where people working in the non-federal private sector must commit perjury in order to owe and pay ‘God’s things to Caesar’?

If you work in the private sector, stop falsely swearing that your private-sector earnings are federal “income”1.  Perjury is a crime.  Exercise the law’s provision for protecting your private-sector earnings from the 154-year-old2 indirect excise known as the federal income tax.  Rebut fraudulent allegations made by your payers regarding the legal nature of your work and the earnings derived therefrom, so that you pay only your fair share.  Join the hundreds of thousands of honest, law-abiding Americans who have been doing so for more than a decade.  Learn how for free at losthorizons.com.

1--“We must reject… …the broad contention submitted in behalf of the government that all receipts—everything that comes in—are income…”.

United States Supreme Court, So. Pacific v. Lowe, 247 U.S. 330, (1918)

2—The income tax in the United States was first instituted into law on July 1, 1862, during Lincoln’s presidency under the excise laws of the United States.   The preamble to the 1939 Internal Revenue Code traces its roots to this original income tax law.

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

April 26- In 1607, English colonists make landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia before going on to establish Jamestown.  In 1865, Confederate General Joseph Johnson surrenders to Union General William Tecumseh Sherman near Durham, North Carolina; and John Wilkes Booth is reportedly found and killed by Union cavalry troops in North Virginia.  In 1933, the Gestapo is established in Germany.  In 1982, a South Korean police officer spends eight hours using his department-issued weapons (and a few others selected from the police armory) systematically killing 57 civilians-- most in their homes, but the first three being the local telephone exchange operators.    

Poisonous Pieties

Now click here to learn the truth about the myths that have kept you from knowing the truth about the income tax

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Trolls Against The Truth: A Dis-Information Campaign

UNLESS YOU'VE LOOKED, you can have no idea of the volume, intensity and mendacity deployed in the government's efforts to discourage Americans from learning what is revealed in CtC. It's truly astonishing.

A lot of folks are aware of the show-trial events in which my wife and I have received state-engineered public beatings meant to scare people away from the truth about the "ignorance tax" scam. But many are unaware of the overall campaign. This is a shame, really, because a focused propaganda effort like this one is a very powerful acknowledgement of the significance of CtC's revelations.

While the majority of Americans do not yet know how CtC protects them from the vampire state, the vampire itself certainly does. Dis-information campaigns like this one make that very clear.

 

FORMER CBS REPORTER SHERYL ATKISSON describes some aspects of this sort of dis-information campaign in the following video. Despite the annoying preliminary 15 seconds or so of advertising, her presentation is very much worth watching:

(H/T to Greg Belcher for finding and forwarding this great presentation.)

Losthorizons.com is one of those websites specifically-targeted by the corrupt interests at Wikipedia described by Atkisson. The behind-the-scenes folks at that site won't allow links on their pages to anything posted at losthorizons.com, nor even just text corrections of misinformation in their pages about the income tax.

That's the least of it. Click here for some specific discussion of the enormous scare campaign that's been actively spreading false information in hope of discouraging legitimate media attention, as well as men and women simply seeking the truth about the tax and liberty from the scourge of the "ignorance tax".

PLEASE GIVE SOME SERIOUS THOUGHT to the fact that YOU being secure in your own freedom rests on others learning the truth as well, and recognize that it falls to you to help overcome the dis-information campaign. Post and share your videos; share your victories; help silence the agents-provocateur and distraction-injectors whose nonsense is discussed and debunked here; and widely (and frankly, impatiently) share this page, this page and this page, challenging everyone in your address book to disconnect the phone and the TV for an afternoon and get educated.

Doing these things will be what makes it happen, Cap'n.

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Please Help losthorizons.com Be As Effective As Possible!

OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS I've heard from a number of folks that a firewall known as "Comodo" blocks access to this website. This is apparently a glitch in that program. This site is safe, as can be seen by going here.

Please share this info with others in your own address book so it gets around-- obviously those suffering the ill effects of this defect in Comodo won't be able to see it here themselves until they go into their firewall settings and manually whitelist losthorizons.com.

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WANTED! Your Article!!

Sharpen those quills, people!

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Why Aren't People Suing?

 

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A New Policy

I HAVE DONE MY BEST to lead this country to liberty from the mis-applied income tax. I have labored hard. I've shed a lot of sweat, a fair bit of blood and more than a few tears. But I seem to be pretty poor at that kind of work.

When I have asked all of you for what I firmly believe is a necessary resource to move the ball downfield and give all of us the best chance at justice and an end to the assault on the rule of law-- simple testimonial videos requiring nothing from any of you but the phone in your pocket and three minutes of speaking from the heart-- I have had only a handful of people answer my call.

I CAN'T KEEP GOING THIS WAY. I have to be able to turn my attention away from writing new persuasive or skepticism-addressing articles week after week, and toward research, analysis and educational presentations that will benefit everyone already in this community. I need time to do some suing, and to bring together the resources and talent toward that end.

As said, it is my firm belief that your testimonial videos are the resource that I need to make big things happen, and they are unquestionably the thing I need to allow me to turn my attention away from trying to get horses to drink at the waterhole to which I have led them. Your words, in your great numbers and all in your own different ways, will do that better than anything I write possibly could.

And yet, you are not providing them. This, despite my having been asking you for them for many years now.

Therefore, with enormous reluctance, I am making portions of this website restricted access only. People have been urging me to do this for years now, telling me I should impose a charge to access my work-product, so as to enable me to keep producing.

I have never been inclined to charge fees for access. I ask for donations, and will continue to do that, and if they do not come, then I will conclude that my work is of no value to anyone, and I will close shop.

But I now WILL charge a special something for access to some key portions of that work.

Opening selected pages on losthorizons.com comprising higher level legal resources now requires the submission of testimonial videos, as discussed, described and demonstrated here. The videos must be accompanied by scans of a recent educated filing along with responsive documents from the IRS, whether in the form of a check, a notice identifying and reflecting the filed return, or "return" and "account" transcripts for the year for which the return was filed.

Similarly, if an email comes my way asking for guidance or assistance, I had better already have your video posted.

I HATE TO PLAY IT THIS WAY. But I want to win.

I'll tell you a story from when I was coaching my kids in soccer. Both of my kids at a certain age in their careers had run into a wall common to all but the very exceptional. They had gotten to be pretty good, and they wanted to enjoy the benefits of their hard work. But the arrival of this interest coincided with a new self-consciousness which made them reluctant to risk failing and looking foolish. So, they were hanging back from seizing the main chance when it appeared, and driving for the goal.

My solution was to post on the wall of our dining room a couple of simple points about self-discipline, the chief of which is this: You can't score a goal if you don't take a shot.

That's how it is here, too. If you don't stand up, you are laying down, and you'll never score that goal.

Here is what my kids live by now, in their own version of that lesson. I hear it from them all the time as they excel (accompanied by the sound of a father's breast swelling with pride): Go hard, or go home.

You, too. Go hard, or go home. Send those videos.

Do I ask for a lot? I want your victories to post, your financial support, your efforts at spreading the word, and your beautiful faces and inspiring words, too. It IS a lot.

But it's not too much. I'll let Thomas Paine explain:

"Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly. Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods; and it would be strange indeed, if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated.”

Fear nothing but God.

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

April 27- In 1773, the British Parliament grants a monopoly of tea imports into North America to the politically-connected British East India Company.  In 1861, Lincoln suspends habeas corpus in order to facilitate his suppression of dissent against his policies.  In 1945, Benito Mussolini is captured by Italian partisans while trying to escape Italy disguised as a German soldier.  In 1974, 10,000 march in Washington calling for Richard Nixon's impeachment.  In 2002, the last successful signal exchange with the Pioneer 10 spacecraft takes place as it continues its journey toward interstellar space.  In 2018, North and South Korea declared an end to the Korean War.    

Give Yourself A 30% Raise: A New Flyer

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What Makes YOU A Warrior For The Truth?

We each have our reasons, and our story. It's time, and it's needed, for you to share yours with the world.

 

"The day we see truth and do not speak is the day we begin to die."

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

What does it for you?

Is it simply because no moral and upstanding person has any choice when it comes to telling the truth over his or her signature, whether on tax forms or anywhere else?

Is it recognition of the critical importance of the rule of law, and the knowledge that if everybody leaves its caretaking to someone else, it will soon be lost to us completely?

Is it the money?

Maybe it's just simple respect for your own rights as a human being, who is not and cannot be not involuntarily subordinated to others?

Maybe it's just simple respect for your general civic responsibility to be the grown-up and enforce frugality and restraint on a big, powerful creature of our own devising which otherwise is like a badly-raised teenage boy given whiskey and car keys and let loose on the road to wreak havoc?

Or is it, perhaps, a more acute anxiety that if our bonfire of a state isn't damped, and quickly, it'll soon burn down the house around us all?

What IS it that firms up your jaw and stiffens your resolve?

It's time to take off the bushel and share your light!

I would like you to think about what it is that motivates you for a few moments (or all day, if you like), and then send me your thoughts. I want to put YOUR reasons to work inspiring folks who don't yet understand what this is all about.

In this day and age, the most effective way for you to share your thinking for the benefit of others is to video-record yourself talking about how you feel, and explaining what inspires and motivates YOU.

All you need is a webcam or cell-phone equipped with a camera. If you don't have, or know how to use, one of these, have a friend help. (And if you use a cell-phone, please have the orientation horizontal, not vertical-- that is, so that the screen of the phone on which you are watching yourself while taping looks like a TV or movie screen.)

If needed, write a little script for yourself. Better, though, to just speak extemporaneously, after spending a little time sorting out your thoughts and getting down into your heart. Perhaps make it a video of someone in your family, or a close friend, interviewing you.

Dress "business casual". Be well-groomed.

Keep yourself to no more than 2 or 3 minutes, and keep in mind that the purpose is not to educate, but to INSPIRE, ENCOURAGE and ENERGIZE. Your video will be one of many to be shared. If you need to go longer to really say your piece, go for it (but long or short I may edit if something strikes me as wandering or off-key).

You needn't feel any obligation to be profound, and you shouldn't try to explain anything about the law, other than to say that you have read it and you know it's on your side. You just need to be sincere, and uplifting. Your object is to make your audience want to have what you have, and to be where you are in your heart.

Don't talk to ME, or to others in the CtC-educated community. Make remarks that are suited to the NON-CtC-educated community, and at the same time, be mindful that you're speaking to an audience that doesn't yet know ANYTHING about the subject, and whose first reaction is, "This must be illegal; this must be dangerous; this is too good to be true." You want to pull that audience right past such things, and straight to a focus on truth, morality, and our American heritage of liberty and the rule of law.

Remember: INSPIRE, ENCOURAGE, ENERGIZE.

Speak about rights. Speak about morality, and the obligation of a grown-up and responsible person to speak the truth and to enforce the Constitution. Speak about everyone's duty to give to God what is God's, always, and to Caesar only what is really Caesar's. Speak of your obligation to respect yourself, and to look out for the current and future well-being of your children and your fellow citizens. Speak of CtC, and what its information has done for your understanding and resolve. Show the book.

If you have had victories, describe them. Better still, show them, if possible.

Be clear about just what you accomplished: EVERYTHING back-- Social Security, Medicare and all; a "notice of deficiency" closing notice; an on-paper agreement or acknowledgment that your earnings weren't subject to the tax and everything withheld or paid-in was an "overpayment"; a transcript showing all $0s; or whatever happened.

When you speak of state victories, name the state. If you had to overcome balkiness from a tax agency before winning any victory, describe that, too!

If you're in a battle now, speak of your resolve to uphold the law, come what may. If you haven't yet begun to act, speak of your decision to do so, and your plans.

Remember, your purpose is to INSPIRE, ENCOURAGE and ENERGIZE.

If you're dealing with ongoing balkiness, describe that, too, if you wish-- but be sure to explain why you're not discouraged, and why you are not standing down, not slinking back into the barn, and not choosing to endorse the lies.

Identify yourself. Anonymity is for criminals and self-doubters, not CtC warriors.

Mention what you do for a living, whether you're a doctor, homemaker, lawyer, trucker, IT guy or gal, or a retiree or student. Help people understand that the company of grown-up activist Americans they are being invited to join cuts across all demographics and all interests-- with the common denominator being respect for the law and love of the principles on which this great country was founded.

This is your chance to get a LOT accomplished.

We've all had frustrating occasions of trying to explain all this to a friend, neighbor, family member or co-worker, only to pile up against the wall of a mind not yet ready to listen and learn. Here is your chance to address a self-selected audience of folks who have themselves decided that it's time for them to begin paying attention, and have clicked on your testimonial for exactly that reason.

Further, think about this: You want judges, bureaucrats, CPAs, lawyers, the HR people where you work, your pastors, your neighbors and everyone else to acknowledge the truth about the tax openly and straightforwardly. How and why would these folks do this if YOU won't?

You want these folks to learn the truth. Why would they even recognize that there is a truth to be learned if you won't attest to having learned it yourself? You've got to stand up, face forward and chin up and tell these folks that you have studied and checked and verified and seen the evidence and seen the government evasions and you know that the tax is not the capitation that the beneficiary government wants everyone to think it is but a benign, but strictly limited thing, and that they need to study and learn that, too.

Again, if you have victories to show, that's nice, and powerful, too. But you don't have to have victories to display in order to declare your knowledge of what the law says. I've never flown around the world, but I've seen the evidence and considered the arguments, and I'm not hesitant to declare it a sphere...

Even those of you who haven't yet studied CtC have surely read this short document, and have verified everything in it for yourself. You should therefore be declaring its veracity and its message, loud and proud. Again, if you won't say it, how can you hope that others will ever even bother to look at the facts?

Be the change you want to see in the world, or there won't be any change.

So, please make and send those videos right away! You can share them with me via a cloud-based drive space like OneDrive.Live.com or GoogleDrive (give access permission to stategroups@losthorizons.com), or mail DVDs to me at 232 Oriole St., Commerce Twp., Michigan 48382, or even email to me if each file is no more than 20 megs (and you can break a video up if need be-- I can reassemble them). Render as .mpg or mp4, if possible; if not, send them how you have them and I'll make them work.

BTW: An encouraging and inspiring video will earn you access to the restricted pages on losthorizons.com and membership in the National Forum if you have also sent me a recent educated federal filing and IRS response (or relevant "return" or "account" transcript).

Remember, the restoration of institutional respect for individual rights and the rule of law depends on enough individuals insisting upon it. Do your part to let those starting to rub the sleep from their eyes know that there is a community already waiting for their fellowship with open arms and open hearts and shining spirits.

See how some of your fellow warriors for the truth have done their parts in videos sent over the years, many of which are posted here.

"It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

-Samuel Adams

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The Crime of the Misapplied Income Tax

from

Was Grandpa Really A Moron?

Critical Inquiries for a New American Century

Bob’s Bicycles

or

Getting Free Of The "Income" Tax Scheme Is As Easy As Falling Off A Bike

To get an idea of how today's "income" tax scheme works, try this little exercise:

Think of the federal government as a guy named Bob, who lives down the street from you in a town that is really big on bicycles. Bikes get used for commuting, deliveries, shopping, etc.. In fact, other than walking, bicycles are the exclusive form of transportation in your town.

Your neighbor Bob has a by-the-mile bicycle-renting business-- "Bob's Bicycles". Bob's Bicycles is far and away the biggest business in town.

Part of Bob’s success is because he does a lot of contract business. However, Bob doesn't just get paid by riders who have signed an agreement with him, or even just those using Bob's bikes. Bob gets something every time anybody in town does any riding at all, through an odd combination of circumstances that took many years to come together.

Here's how it happened...

Bob's Bicycles was launched long ago by the great grandfather of the present Bob (Bob IV). Great Grandpa Bob started out not only with a main location for his contract business-- he also had the bright idea of setting up spots around town where he parked some of his bikes for use by the more occasional rider, on an "honor system". Anyone could take and use one of these bikes, but they were expected to keep track of their mileage, and send Bob a "1040 Mileage Ridden/Rent Due Form" (and the appropriate rent), periodically. The initial design of the form was like this:

I, ______________, rode a Bob's Bicycle a total of _____ miles this year.

At Bob's rental rate of $.15 per mile, I owe Bob $______

I said that Great Grandpa Bob planned to deal with these occasional riders on the "honor system", and that's true. But he liked his money, too, and didn't want to miss anything that was due him. So, after setting up the "self-serve" locations, Great Grandpa Bob went around handing out "W-2, 1099 or K-1 Rider Reporting Forms" to every other business in town. The forms-- accompanied by notices that if Bob didn't get his rent from someone riding a bicycle in connection with any business, he would sue the company involved-- said:

Click here to enjoy the rest of this illuminating little parable

(...and if you want to see a liberating transformation take place THIS YEAR, forward this file to everyone in your address book.)

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

April 28- In 1788, Maryland becomes the seventh state to ratify the United States Constitution.  In 1945, Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini is executed by fed-up Italian citizens.  In 1947, Thor Heyerdahl sets out from Peru bound for Polynesia on the Kon-Tiki raft to prove that it could be done.  In 1952, the post-World War II occupation of Japan ends after 6 1/2 years.  In 1996, President Bill Clinton testifies for the defense in the "Whitewater" land fraud, conspiracy and political corruption trial of his and Hillary's partners Jim and Susan MacDougall and then-Arkansas governor Jim Guy Tucker.    

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You Can’t Fight Well When You Don’t Know What You’re Fighting About

If you are having an argument with the IRS or any other tax agency,

  • You are NOT being presumed to have made “corporate profit”.

  • You are NOT being alleged to have received “foreign income”.

  • You are NOT entangled in an invisible “adhesion contract”.

  • You are NOT being obligated by a law whose subject is never identified.

You are being targeted because REAL EVIDENCE exists that YOU PERSONALLY HAD “INCOME” to which the revenue laws apply-- even though that evidence is almost certainly incorrect, and CAN be corrected.

There IS "A Law" By Which You Can Be Made Liable, And This Is How It Works

Now Learn How To Be Master Of The Situation

See the Proof

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Photographed on 1-70 in Missouri. America is waking up.

 

Do You Know What Happens When YOU Decide To "Let Someone Else Do It"?

NOTHING.

 

"I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. What I can do, I should do and, with the help of God, I will do."

-Everett Hale

(...and every other person who ever really deserved liberty)

 

"God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it."

-Daniel Webster

 

"A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves."

-Edward R. Murrow

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TOOLS FOR SPREADING THE LIBERATING TRUTH ABOUT THE TAX

 

 

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Test Your "Income" Tax IQ!

CtC WARRIOR SanDiegoScott has put together a great little 20-question quiz to test your knowledge of the law regarding the United States "income" tax. Test yourself, test your friends and family! Test your accountant and tax attorney, and help them learn the liberating truth!!

Click here to take the test

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CtC Videos And Audio Resources

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"Never must thou take up a false cry, or join hands with the guilty by giving false witness in their favor. Never must thou follow with the crowd in doing wrong, or be swayed by many voices so as to give false judgment; even pity for the poor must not sway thee when judgment is to be given."

-Exodus 23:1-3

 

Doing A Little High-Payoff Math

IF EACH PERSON receiving this newsletter each week distributed as few as 100 of any of the great outreach tools featured here to co-workers, friends, neighbors and family members (or just strangers on the street, in the mall, etc...), we could have SEVERAL MILLION new Americans suddenly introduced to the liberating truth about the tax!

Just like that! In one week!

C'mon, people, let's roll on this!

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”

‑Dale Carnegie

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Spread The Truth

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A Few Tips For Making Best Use Of This WebSite

USE THE SITE MAP!!!

USE THE SITE SEARCH!!!

When directed to a page by topic or link, read everything.

I know that this can mean the investment of a lot of time, attention and effort, but although some may imagine otherwise, I don't write as much as I do because I can't think of any other way to spend my time...

Furthermore, when you encounter a hyperlink within, or associated with, the text you are reading, follow it!

It is pretty common these days for web-based material to be littered with hyperlinks. Sometimes the purpose is to provide definitions or examples, in order to ensure that folks reading the original material aren't presented with a word or reference which they don't understand. Sometimes the links lead to illustrations pertinent to the original text.

It is common-- and perfectly understandable-- for folks who are confident that they are familiar with language or references within the main text they are reading to get in the habit of skipping over included links. I do it all the time, myself!

However, I very rarely include links for definitional or explanatory purposes; and when I DO make a link out of text in one page it is generally to another self-contained page, rather than merely illustrative material. These other pages contain material the clear understanding of which I deem highly important for the proper and complete understanding of the original page. (Links to CtC, the Victories pages, CtC Warriors and so on are obvious exceptions to this general rule. On the other hand, a link to the victory Highlights or 'Every Which Way But Loose' pages, which might seem like such exceptions, are not. The special selection of victories on those pages, and the filed docs and tax-agency correspondences included therewith, themselves constitute highly instructive material which merits careful attention. Thus care needs to be taken in all cases.)

Please make a habit of clicking on all provided links and at least looking briefly to ensure that the linked page is one with which you are completely familiar from another study session.

Finally, please keep in mind that, annoying though it may seem at first blush (but not, I trust, upon reflection), I constantly tweak material already posted. Obviously this doesn't mean that every page is in flux at all times, but it does mean that if you are directed to a page that IS familiar, it's worthwhile to read it through again if it's been a while since your last having done so.

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"Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves."

-George Gordon (Lord) Byron