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Current Events and Continuing Education for January 21 through February 3, 2019

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

-James Madison

 

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Re: Wm. Barr; "Open Borders"; the new 1040; Roe v. Wade...

A Few Comments On A Few "Current Events"

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Meet some of the beautiful heroes with whom you congregate:

More Warriors Stand Up And Speak!

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Other Voices (with an important afterward)

'The Mattis Dilemma'

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Featured in recent editions:

You gonna do the right thing?

It's Resolution Time...

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Here we are once again:

The Leviathan-Encouraged Season Of Lies

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A great contribution to the community gets even better!

The Georgia Warriors Issue v2.0 Of Their State Income Tax Guide

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I don't think I've heard any talking head pointing this out...

The Real "Cost" Of The Shutdown

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An updated and ever-more important commentary:

What America Really Gets From The Ignorance Tax"

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Sporting a nice IRS admission...

Warrior L. B. Shares A Great CtC Testimonial Video

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Once resigned to the truth, tax agencies can do the right thing like any good public servant...

A Nice Victory Involving A Courteous, Respectful IRS

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Seriously:

The Law, In Seven Pages

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From the "Keepin' It All Real" department:

The Serious Threat Of Species Suicide

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Have you heard a discouraging word?

The Truth About Trolleries

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The most important question facing Americans today:

What Do The People Do About The Rogue State?

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Guess what? There are only two possibilities:

You Either Stand Up For The Truth, Or You've Surrendered To The Lie

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Spotlights on the past that help bring clarity to the present:

Illuminating Anniversaries for this week

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My interview by Lana Lotkeff for Radio 3Fourteen can be found here.

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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.

Get The Short, Easy Intro To The Liberating Truth About The Tax

 

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Featured In This Update:

Part III Of The Bakersfield Seminar Is Posted

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

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Other Voices: Three New Warrior Testimonials

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Rand Paul Defends Free Speech, And Is Marco Rubio A Traitor?

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"There are two distinct classes of men...those who pay taxes and those who receive and live upon taxes."

- Thomas Paine

C'mon! CtC can't be right! You're crazy!

If CtC were actually right,

it would mean the government's been concealing and denying the truth for years on end,

and everybody knows THAT would never happen...

(Edward Snowden, come home! It was all just a bad dream; there really is No Such Agency!)

 

 

Do you know someone truly steeped in the Kool-Aid?

 

 I mean someone who finds it easier to believe that the far-better-educated, far-more-suspicious-of-government Americans of a hundred years ago were complete morons who granted authority to the state to take whatever it wished from themselves and their posterity than to imagine that they themselves simply misunderstand the true nature of the income tax? Even while knowing that their beliefs about the tax are derived entirely from the representations of those who profit from those beliefs (like tax bureaucrats and "tax professionals")?

 

Do you know someone like that? Shake them awake with the latest (fifteenth) edition of CtC!

 

 

I'm delighted when anyone wishes to share what I have posted here with others! Sharing this page is an important means of moving toward the restoration of the rule of law-- PLEASE DO IT!! But I'd appreciate your doing so by directing your friends here themselves, rather than by copying and emailing chunks of the material.

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

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

January 21- In 1793, Louis XVI of France is guillotined for treason.  In 1861, Jefferson Davis resigns from the U.S. Senate.  In 1908, New York City passes an ordnance making it illegal for women to smoke in public.  In 1924, Vladimir Lenin dies.  In 1950 Alger Hiss is convicted of perjury for his denials under oath of being a communist while a member of the U.S. State Department.  In 1968, the Battle of Khe Sanh begins in Vietnam.  In 1977, President Jimmy Carter pardons nearly all Vietnam war draft evaders.  In 2008, various stock markets worldwide experience dramatic crashes (American markets were closed for Martin Luther King Jr. day).    

 

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

  

Fear nothing but God

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"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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Dallas, Darling!! February 16!

Be there for the next CtC Seminar in the Lone Star State!!

(We're rapidly getting to the cut-off date, people...)

Click here for more information

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A Few Comments On A Few "Current Events"

...in no particular order of importance...

The New 1040 Design

I'VE BEEN ASKED by several people to comment on the redesign of the IRS 1040 for filings concerning 2018. There's not much to say...

The new form is more compact than past versions. This is due to greater reliance on specialized schedules for filer circumstances beyond the most simple and straightforward, and makes this 1040 a cross between the old 1040A and the 1040EZ.

But that compaction is the only change. I see nothing in the redesign that distinguishes it legally from any previous form-- the new version is still just as well-suited to dutifully telling the educated, accurate and honest truth about one's "income" as have been all the others.

“Cowardice asks the question: is it safe? Expediency asks the question: is it political? Vanity asks the question: is it popular? But conscience asks the question: is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor political, nor popular – but one must take it simply because it is right.”

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Btw, for those interested, a little history of the jurat on a 1040-- the legal heart of the form-- can be seen here.

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"Open Border" Inconsistency

HERE'S A THOUGHT: Why is it that none of the folks opposing a wall at the Mexican border ever hold rallies and give speeches against customs and immigration control at America's international airports? Why, per the "open borders" logic, shouldn't anyone who gets on a plane bound for the USA simply be left entirely alone upon touching down, to debark and hail a taxi and disappear?

Why haven't the "open border" advocates been protesting at these airports for decades now? I'm waiting for that answer...

While we wait (and I think we'll be waiting for quite some time), here's some grown-up thinking on the "open borders" issue.

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity”.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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I'm So Sick Of Trump Appointing Swamp Thugs Every Single Time!

WILLIAM BARR is the latest richly-scaled swamp reptile dredged by Donald Trump out of wherever he's been wallowing since his last session doing evil in DC. Now he's presented to the Senate as ready for another sustained assault on the rule of law.

Jim Bovard details one of Barr's egregious earlier offenses-- walling Lon Horiuchi, the notorious Ruby Ridge murderer, off from justice-- here. More background on this orc and his serial evil can be be seen here.

Who the hell is it that advises Trump on these appointment choices? And isn't it wonderful that we each, as individual Americans, have the power to limit the damage done by creatures like Barr?

“He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.”

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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Regarding Abortion

TOMORROW is the 46th anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade. This was the occasion in which the court, bereft of the spryness of mind to find anything but a blunt-object answer to social agitation by equally sclerotic and also deeply narcissistic advocates seeking a solution to unwanted pregnancy which would be less "life-style" hindering than abstinence, threw the baby out with the bath water, if I can be forgiven the vulgar but plainly apt metaphor.

There is a better way. Learn it here.

It has been a great distress to me over the many years since conceiving this solution (forgive me again) that it has yet to be taken up for study and discussion in the public square. Maybe some of you will figure out a way to make this happen.

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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More Real Americans Stand Up

Bless them all!

LEONARD TOBIN is a real American, and a real grown-up:

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JAKE McDONALD, another American hero, reaches out and shares the liberating truth:

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SAM HOWELL is tired of tax agency dodges and is going to court:

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MARY KATE GAETANI asks a great income tax question:

WOW! How can you not love and respect every one of these heroes!! These good folks, stepping foursquare into the sunlight, speaking their truth loud and proud in the public square, truly know how to,

So, where is YOUR stand-up, Being-the-Storm video testimony? This is easy to do, and very important. See (and carefully read) these guidelines and encouragements.

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

January 22- In 1946, the Central Intelligence Group (later the CIA), is established by the Truman administration.  In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court issues its noxious decision in Roe v. Wade. There is a better path.    

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Some Good Perspective From The Delightfully Sardonic John Prine

Another guy who's always had his head screwed on pretty straight, even though with a decidedly whimsical tilt.

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Eric Copenhaver With A Great Video Testimonial

FIND AND SHARE this video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/4UKUs9ErBDU.

Learn how (and why) to share YOUR testimony, here.

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The Best Response To Tax Agency Bad Behavior

This simple step will make a world of difference in how things end up.

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IRS Desperation Gets Truly Bizarre As CtC Warriors Continue To March Forward

A "Notice of Deficiency" for... $0. The most imaginative writer in Hollywood couldn't dream this stuff up.

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JFK conspiracy? No problem... Income Tax conspiracy? C'mon, man, don't be silly! How could that ever happen?!

Cognitive dissonance in action.

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Do You Know Who Pays For All That "Patriot Theater" At The Stadium?

Every victim of the "ignorance tax", 'cause it's all just statist consent-engineering propaganda.

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The Law, In Seven Pages

Really.

HERE IS THE LAW, IN 7 PAGES.

HERE IS HOW THE SCHEME WORKS, IN 8 PAGES.

HERE IS HOW TO OVERCOME THE SCHEME AND ENFORCE THE LAW, IN 256 PAGES.

Share these all, everywhere you can. Be your most creative self in sending and "selling" these links. Do memes; make gifs; respond to everything in the news that would be or have been better had the state been small, or if Americans kept their money for their own uses.

If you pay attention to the news and train yourself to apply these perspectives, you will see a dozen things of which you can make use in awakening other Americans to the virtues of having the income tax correctly administered. Please, for my sake, for your own sake, for the sake of your children and their future, make that use.

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A VERY IMPORTANT NOTE FOR EVERYONE!!!

DUE TO CHRONIC AND ESCALATING interferences by ISPs (or others) which have made direct newsletter emails an extremely time-consuming and increasingly unreliable announcement mechanism, I have transitioned to alternative announcement methods. These include:

  • A custom group on Google by which the newsletter emails will be delivered straight to your inbox (click on the link and subscribe to the group-- leave all options in their default states);

  • Twitter (click here to follow me and receive the announcement posts);

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  • GAB (click here to follow me and receive the announcement posts).

If you choose one of these social media options (or use them in addition to other means, as I wish you would), PLEASE get the full value out of them by diligently "liking" and "retweeting" or "sharing" or "reposting" my posts! That will significantly improve their visibility to others, and very much help the cause!!

  • My RSS feed:

(Members of the state CtC Warrior forums in AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, MI, MN, MO, NE, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, UT, VA, WA or WI, will continue to get the regular announcements if the membership is set to receive email updates.)

NOTE: I will still not be engaging in correspondence by any of these alternative means-- those wishing to correspond with me should continue to use direct email for this purpose.

NOTE II: PLEASE help ensure that others in the CtC community know about this change in newsletter delivery!!

Hey, Gamers!

WAKEN TO THE REAL-LIFE ADVENTURE IN WHICH YOU ARE UNKNOWINGLY IMMERSED! Put down your controller and listen!

You are surrounded by an actual battle between villains, monsters and true heroes, all simply concealed from you by sophisticated spells which also keep you from engaging in the fight.

There are real great deeds to be done, and real treasures to be had for your efforts, and frankly, your real future is at stake. You just have to gain "the sight" in order to penetrate the illusions.

Visit losthorizons.com to get the counter-spells and get onto the real field of battle!

 

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The craziness of the neo-con nutcases in Washington is starting to generate its predictable blowback, but on a much more dangerous scale than in the recent past.

Based on relentless hostile rhetoric and steady efforts at military encirclement the Russian Federation Armed Forces Command has concluded that the United States intends to launch a pre-emptive nuclear attack on Russia. While this perception continues to be fed, the risk of a prophylactic Russian first strike exists and grows more perilous.

The persistent, recently-escalated, plainly unfounded and deliberately provocative saber-rattling against Iran-- a long-time close ally and buffer-state of Russia's, the destabilization or regime-change within which would be another substantial threat factor-- has magnified the intensity of the peril.

So, more than ever...

 

What You Need To Know If CtC Doesn't Spread Like Wildfire RIGHT NOW So The Nut-Cases Can Be Stripped Of Their Resources

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

January 23- In 393, a nine-year-old is made co-emperor of Rome.  In 1571, the Royal (Stock) Exchange opens for business in London.  In 1793, Russia and Prussia partition Poland.  In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first American woman awarded an M.D..  In 1973, Richard Nixon announces a peace accord in Vietnam, a little more than two years before the last remaining U.S. personnel in the country and some South Vietnamese refugees are rescued by helicopters from the roofs of buildings in besieged Saigon.

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On Criminal Complaints For Filing False IRs

Getting practical on a core element of the "ignorance tax" scheme.

 

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

-Edward R. Murrow

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The Biggest Snow-Job In World History: The Myth That 1913 America Adopted A Marxist Progressive Tax On "All That Comes In"

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

-James Madison

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Thank goodness the sun is now shining...

 

PRO TIP: If I were the IRS and I wanted to discourage people from rebutting allegations that they had done things I can tax, and keep them from successfully reclaiming withheld or paid-in money, I would salt the "tax honesty" community with passionate-seeming "legal researchers" who would warn anyone whose ear they captured that filing a 1040 is a bad idea for one reason or another...

  

A Review of CtC by Derek Cushman

You can also find this film at https://vimeo.com/175424277.

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Regarding Trolleries

(Deceitful efforts to discourage Americans from learning the truth about the "income tax")

 

 

FFOR ALL THE YEARS SINCE 2003 when CtC was first published, the government has engaged in a concerted effort to frighten people away from its truths. This effort involves official government websites and press releases touting an occasional court ruling that appears to be at odds with some CtC-revelation (but without details sufficient to expose the real substance of the ruling)-- and sometimes even more mendacious behavior.

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Are the presentations and resources offered on this site and in my other work of any value to you?

Tim Kendrick has posted a video on YouTube regarding donations. I didn't know what to do about it to begin with; I don't do what I do intending for anyone to feel obligated in any way.

But of course, no one IS obligated. I will continue to make my work freely-available here, and in my books for only the cost of a cheap paperback.

Thus, even though I post it here below, Tim's very thoughtful personal resolution and encouragement to others is just an invitation for consideration by those who may not be conscious of the fact that I can't do what I do without support. No one is to feel any pressure from it; if it moves anyone to act let it be solely because it seems right.

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Why Does The Government Lie About 'Cracking the Code'?

THE ANSWER TO THAT QUESTION is the key to the restoration of the republic and the rule of law in America. See it below. (NOTE: It's very important that the entire 24 minutes be viewed.)

This video can also be found on YouTube at https://youtu.be/hgzzYl-eeUI.

Here are links to the two pages to which viewers are directed at the end of the film: The Crime of the Century and The Truth About The 16th Amendment.

The other two mentioned in the film are this one (the "bulletin board" stack of 1,200 or so posted refunds and other victories in knowledgably applying the law; and this one (the collection of resisted claims and the outcomes of those little battles).

PLEASE be a real activist

Accompany your emails and posts with with a strong admonishment to watch the film through, and that doing so will show the viewer an individual-empowering, state-restraining truth about the income tax which the government has been trying to keep hidden from view for 75 years and which that person really needs to know. w.

BY THE WAY, as is impossible to miss, I have neither the skills nor the tools to make even moderately good films. This is simply not my forte. Anyone able to do better is encouraged to talk to me about that.

As is ALSO impossible to miss, though-- even in my amateur production-- reader video testimonials have GREAT POWER. Send me yours.

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

January 24- In 1848, James Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill in California.  In 1916, the U.S. Supreme Court explains the limited purpose and effect of the 16th Amendment in its ruling in Brushaber v. Union Pacific R.R. Co..  In 2003, the "United States Department Of Homeland Security" officially begins its encroachments.

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How To Be A Leader In The CtC Community

It's simple::

KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT THE TAX IN DETAIL

LEAD BY EXAMPLE

KNOW WHERE TO FIND THE RESOURCES

BE FAMILIAR WITH THE SCAMS, THE MISUNDERSTANDINGS, AND THE TROLL-POLLUTION

TAKE CHARGE IN YOUR STATE FORUM, HELPING EVERYONE TO THINK CLEARLY AND STAY ON TOPIC

All-in-all, just be the sort of person for others that you would go to yourself for trustworthy leadership.

Leadership is a challenge. But it's not complicated, and you can do it.

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The 'Watching the Watchmen Amendment'

If you're not talking this one up everywhere and helping generate a buzz, you don't really want liberty and the rule of law...

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In light of the actual evidence, those who doubt or deny the accuracy and correctness of CtC just because some government officials denounce it are like the 16th-century Europeans who were mystified by Copernicus getting all those astronomical predictions right even though the church had said he was wrong.

Do you have a victory to share?  Click here to learn how to do so.

If you're working on one, and just getting stonewalled or speed-bumped, you can still be recognized! Go here to learn what to do.

Learn The Liberating Truth About The Tax

NEW! Orders of twelve or more books now come with a free DVD on request containing six informative and inspiring videos-- 112 minutes in all. Click here for the details.

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Did you miss the 'Set Your Church Free' commentaries?

Set Your Church Free

Ignorance of the true nature of the "income" tax has gagged, gutted and seduced-into-disgrace America's ministerial community. This must change.

You're a passenger on a riverboat that relies on regular contributions of fuel from the passengers to keep moving forward. You see an unsurvivable waterfall ahead, and note a soon-to-be-irresistible current growing stronger each day. What does common sense suggest?

ShadowGraph

Copy and post this one around, people!le!

 

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Media Evasion Of CtC Must End, Now

Time, unfortunately, is on the side of the well-funded disinformation specialists class

 

Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

January 25- In 1787, Revolutionary War hero Daniel Shays attempts to seize the federal armory at Springfield, Massachusetts in furtherance of a growing rebellion by the state's rural population over tax policies seen as favoring narrow factional interests at their expense.  In 1890, Nellie Bly completes a trip around the world in a record-breaking 72 days.  In 1919, the League of Nations is founded.  In 1937, 'The Guiding Light'  begins broadcasting (on radio, before moving to television in 1952).  The program ran until 2009.  In 1961, JFK delivers the first live television presidential news conference.  In 2011, the Egyptian revolution to overthrow the despotic US-backed Mubarak regime begins in earnest.

  

Are You Having Trouble Spreading The Word??

SKEPTICISM (SOMETIMES INVOKED BY FEAR) IS TO BE EXPECTED when you're trying to explain to someone that everything they've been encouraged their whole lives to believe about something as entrenched and significant as the income tax is basically nonsense. So here's a way to help cut through the resistance:

Ask your listener how he or she would react if you were to show an announcement from the Commissioner of Internal Revenue admitting that the tax doesn't apply to the earnings of most Americans and is misapplied most of the time because people don't understand how it works? Or how about if you showed a ruling from the Supreme Court saying the same?

Now you just have to explain that you're going to show exactly those things-- but because the state really doesn't want people to know this, these things haven't been said quite as forthrightly as we would all wish. It's going to take a bit more work to take these admissions in than is sufficient for just reading a press release. But it'll be worth the effort...

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The Liberating Truth About The 16th Amendment

IF YOU'RE NOT SPREADING THIS LINK with every bit of energy you can, to school libraries, homeschool families and community groups, your neighbors, your family members, your pastors and co-congregationalists, journalists, lawyers, CPAs, members of congress, tax-agency workers, Wikipedia, Anonymous, WikiLeaks, the Tax Foundation, everyone in the "tax honesty" movement, the 9/11 truth movement, other activist movements and everyone else, you have only yourself to blame for your troubles with the tax, and a whole lot else of which you might complain. It's on you.

WRITE A NICE, FRIENDLY AND BRIEF introductory note explaining what will be seen at the link-- cryptic is bad; excited is good-- and then send this WMI (weapon of mass instruction) far and wide.

"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it."

-Thomas Jefferson

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Real Americans don't accommodate fog, lies and a sliding scale of adherence to the rule of law. Real American men and women stand up for the truth and the law, come what may, knowing that it is only by setting the bar at the top and enforcing it, come what may, that liberties are secured.

"Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated."

-Thomas Paine

 

OUTREACH!!!

JOB ONE, PEOPLE!!! SPREAD. THE. WORD.

ONLY ONE THING WILL WIN YOU YOUR LIBERTY: Spreading the truth. Accordingly, I've assembled outreach resources into a new, dedicated page. Find it here, and please, USE THESE TOOLS!! I can't do this all by myself.

"In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

-George Orwell

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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

Click here for more Tax IQ tests

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“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

-James Madison

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The Mattis Dilemma

by Philip Giraldi

(This commentary is a bit old, being from December 27, 2018, but is one of the best responses I've seen thus far to the still-very-current matter of Trump's purported intention to withdraw from Syria.)

The resignation letter of Secretary of Defense James Mattis that was published last Thursday revealed much of the Deep State mindset that has produced the foreign policy catastrophes of the past seventeen years. Mattis, an active duty general in the Marine Corps who reportedly occasionally reads books, received a lot of good press during his time at Defense, sometimes being referred to as “the only adult in the room” when President Donald Trump’s national security and foreign policy team was meeting. Conveniently forgotten are Mattis comments relating to how to “Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.” His sobriquet in the Corps was “Mad Dog.”

In the media firestorm that has followed upon General Mattis’s resignation, he has been generally lauded as a highly experienced and respected leader who has numerous friends on both sides of the aisle in Congress. Of course, the press coverage should be taken with a grain of salt as it is designed less to praise Mattis and more to get at Trump over the decision to leave Syria, which is being assailed by both neoliberals and neoconservatives who believe that war is the health of the state.

The arguments against the Trump decisions to depart from Syria and downsize in Afghanistan are contrived for the most part and based on the premise that American intervention in places that Washington deems not to be sufficiently promoting democracy, rule of law and free trade is a good thing. Peter Ford, former British Ambassador to Syria, put it nicely when discussing the reaction in the media: “Trump's critics…will have the vapors about 'losing ground to Russia', 'making Iran's day', and 'abdicating influence,' but their criticism is ill-founded. Contrary to their apparent belief, the US does not have a God-given right to send its forces anywhere on the planet it deems fit. Withdrawal will see the US in one respect at least follow the international rules-based system we are so fond of enjoining on others, and will therefore be a victory of sorts for upholders of international law.”

The central argument of the Mattis resignation letter that is being cited by critics relates to Washington’s relationship with the rest of the world and is framed as a failure by President Trump to understand who are friends and who are enemies. Mattis wrote:

Continued...

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...and then proceed to the afterward below...

I hope you read all of Giraldi's article. It's very good.

I hope it also occurred to you that the only enduring solution for the danger represented by the Mattis mentality and those who share it and have influence on policy-- that is, the only thing that isn't just squeezing the balloon in a vain effort to be rid of one part of it-- is the CtC solution, which is to say, the Founders' solution:

People (you and me) have to withhold the resources by which evil-- or even merely foolish-- state behaviors are financed. People (you and me) have to reclaim those resources for themselves in order to become capable of undoing what the ill-exercise of power has already put harmfully in place.

In short, We the People (you and me) have to do as the Founders meant for us to do, and stop fueling Washington's bad behavior. We must make ourselves once again strong-- at its expense-- just as it has made itself strong at our expense over the last 80 years!

Aren't you REALLY, REALLY glad YOU'VE had the fortitude and clarity of vision to do that?

Now ask yourself this: Have I really done all that I can to urge everyone I know to also stand up and act in the only way that will really bring about change in my lifetime?

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EVEN AS ARDENT A STATIST as Abraham Lincoln, in announcing his willingness to burn the Southern states to the ground in order to keep them paying the tariff for the benefit of Northern interests in his first inaugural address on March 4, 1861, paid at least lip service to the Founders design of leaving control over the fuel available to feed the fires Washington wants to light in the hands of the individual citizenry when he said, "Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part; and I shall perform it, unless my rightful masters, the American people, shall withhold the requisite means..."

Held over great reading recommendations:

Disinformation-How it works

by Brandon Smith

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The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude

by Étienne de la Boétie

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

January 26- In 1837, Michigan is admitted to the union as the 26th of the several states.  In 1861, Louisiana becomes the sixth of the several states to secede from the Union.  In 1920, Henry Leland launches the Lincoln Motor Company (later bought by Ford).  In  1934, Germany and Poland sign a non-aggression pact (later nullified by Germany by the deployment of a "false-flag" operation suggesting a Polish attack on a German radio station).  In 1998, Bill Clinton issues a nationally-televised denial of having had sexual relations with Monica Lewinski. 

 

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IGNORANCE TAX: An unnecessary income tax exaction suffered out of ignorance as to lawful objects of the tax and the means of its application by someone too lazy, frightened or misled to learn how it really works and to what it really applies.

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More Than Two Thirds Of The Several States That Collect "Income" Taxes Have Now Acknowledged The Truth About The Law As Revealed In CtC, And Have Issued Complete Refunds Accordingly!  See The Following Chart...

 

 

 

'The BOSTONIAN'S Paying the EXCISE-MAN, or TARRING & FEATHERING' (1774)

(How our forefathers responded to arrogant "Rule of Law defiers"...)

 

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Warrior David Larson shares this beautiful little farce, wryly observing that, "Depositors have "..not lost one penny.." - OK we could agree on that simple statement  ..how about the purchasing power of that same penny 'not lost'?"

 

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

January 27- In 1606, the trial of Guy Fawkes over the 'gunpowder plot' begins.  In 1825, Congress establishes the territory to which the Eastern Native American populations will be forcibly relocated by way of the 'Trail of Tears'.

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Last Word

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you. May your chains set lightly upon you; and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen."

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About The Author

Pete Hendrickson is possibly the most effective lawyer in history, even while never having set foot in a law school, nor ever being a card-carrying member of "the bar". He is the first American in history to secure a complete refund of Social Security and Medicare ‘contributions’ withheld from his earnings (along with all other property taken for federal taxes); further, since 2003 students of his legal analyses and arguments in ‘Cracking the Code- The Fascinating Truth About Taxation In America’’ (CtC), and its sequel, 'Was Grandpa Really a Moron?' have been routinely retaining and recovering billions of dollars which otherwise-- wrongly, but as a matter of course-- would have gone to federal or state government treasuries. This despite concerted efforts by government to suppress his work, and in some cases vigorously oppose the claims by his students.

Hendrickson is also a widely-read essayist on matters of politics, public policy and law; many of these works are collected in his second book, ‘Upholding the Law And Other Observations’. He is a member of Mensa; an award-winning artist; and has paid his dues as a youth soccer coach. He is a long-time political activist as well, and has served as co-chair and platform convention delegate of Michigan’s largest county Libertarian Party organization; as a consultant to the National Right to Work Foundation and Citizens for a Sound Economy; as a member of the Heartland Institute; and as a member of the International Society for Individual Liberty. He is a frequent radio-show guest on stations across the country.

Hendrickson's business career has included nearly a decade-and-a-half at the leading edge of the renewable-energy industry, both as Director of Purchasing and Materials Management and member of the R&D board at Starpak Energy Systems, the mid-west's then-largest solar heating and energy-recovery-and re-utilization company; and as founder and president of AFJ Inc., a high-efficiency lighting design, manufacture and installation firm.

Beginning in the mid-1990s and continuing for the twelve years before his present full-time focus on the restoration of the rule of law in America, Hendrickson directed purchasing activities for the $84 million-a-year multi-family-housing division of the Farmington Hills, Michigan branch of Edward Rose and Sons, with responsibility for 18,000+ apartments, direct supervision of 35 technicians and agents, and incidental authority over several hundred divisional workers. He also ran the division's 10 cable television earth-station and distribution systems in four states, and designed and administered the company's website.

On rather the other end of the spectrum, amidst these more mundane pursuits Hendrickson co-founded and was the primary creative force behind a small board- and card-game company that enjoyed a modest success for several years.

Hendrickson makes his home in southeast Michigan, with his wife and two children. He is currently working on his next book.

© All written and graphic material on this page and website are copyrighted by Peter E. Hendrickson, unless otherwise attributed.