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Current Events and Continuing Education for October 11, 2021

“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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Here's a good way of kocking the pins out from under the evil narrative:

Getting The Numbers Right

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There's a lot out there to choose from...

Target Shooting

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'"Programmable Digital Currency": The Next Stage Of The New Normal?'

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

Illuminating Anniversaries for this week

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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

 

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

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

October 11- In 1811, the first steam-powered ferry operation begins, carrying freight and passengers between New York, New York and Hoboken, New Jersey.  In 1954, the Viet Minh take control of North Vietnam.  In 1975, Saturday Night Live debuts-- stand-up philosopher and social critic George Carlin hosts.  In 2007, the Dow Jones reaches a then-record high of 14,198.10.

 

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

  

Fear nothing but God's judgment as to your honesty and your courage

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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

HEY, People! Please don't just read what I post here (or anywhere), and nod your head sagely or approvingly and then move on to other things. I don't post in order to affirm your sense of things. I post in order to equip you with perspectives and arguments with which to educate others, and in the expectation that you will forward my posts to other people (or direct them to those posts). PLEASE do those things.

We won't win by YOU knowing what I present. We will win by LOTS OF OTHERS knowing what I present.

Getting The Numbers Right

712,936 Americans have NOT died from COVID-19 at this point, and it's important that this lie be shouted down wherever it is trotted out.

 

"There is no safety for honest men but by believing all possible evil of evil men."

-Edmund Burke

LAST FEBRUARY, a very compelling illustration of an accurate comparison between the fatality totals of the 1918 Spanish Flu outbreak and the nominal total of COVID-19 (C19) deaths at the time (that is, the spun number typically presented by the MSM, US government officials, and anyone else whose agenda is served by the maintenance of a state of panic among the American people and others) was shared with me by the excellent Todd Tanis. Here is that presentation:

  

I was pleased to post Todd's images in an April edition of this newsletter.

In that newsletter post I added an updated graphic. Mine shows the actual number of global C19 fatalities when taking into account the US CDC's admissions regarding its gimmicked reporting methods-- a ploy shared by many governments throughout the world, and confirmed by the excellent research and analysis of Dr. Genevieve Briand of Johns Hopkins.

Under that gimmicked regime, people who die of existing fatal conditions (at most complicated by C19 in exactly the same fashion and to no greater a degree than would be true of an infection with the common cold or any other respiratory-compromising virus) are lumped in with those who can be said to have actually died from the C19 infection itself. Excluding those mere "with COVID" deaths and counting only the "from COVID" deaths yields a dramatically different picture:

The actual "from COVID" total is represented by the almost-too-small-to-see black square in the lower left corner of the image.

Updating with today's numbers leaves the same picture. Today we are told that worldwide, there have been a scary-sounding 4,845,989 C19 deaths. Corrected to exclude fraudulent puffery, however, that number is actually just ~290,759. This is a big number, surely, but still only ~.003% of the world population, and only a tiny fraction of the relative death toll of the Spanish Flu.

Here in the US, the real numbers are similarly at odds with the "official" panic-mongering figures. As of Sunday, October 10, 2021, as reported in the Detroit Free Press, Johns Hopkins University declares that 712,936 Americans have died because of C19.

Scary, right?

However, correcting for the CDC's acknowledged fraud factor, we find that the actual total of American fatalities from C19 to date is a much less panic-inducing 42,776. That's a mere .012ish% of the US population of 331,449,281 (as of April, 2020, per the US Census Bureau) and, for purposes of a reference point, a much smaller toll than the number of Americans who typically die from the flu over any 20-month period.

EVERY DEATH IS A TRAGEDY, of course. But 42,776 deaths over a 20-month span out of a population of more than 331 million is hardly cause for panic and a reordering of the relationship between citizen and state.

That's why the panic-mongers lie about it and trumpet that frankly false but much-more dire-seeming 712,936 figure, contrived by combining "with COVID" and "from COVID" fatality numbers.

They WANT a panicked America. At the least, they want an America with an undisturbed sense of crisis. Either of those Americas will continue to accept, and even root for, her transformation from a garden of liberty and individual rights into an oligarch-owned-and-exploited Brave New Animal Farm.

NEEDLESS TO SAY, sensible citizens DON'T want a panicked America, or one with a persistent sense of crisis-- unless the panic or sense of crisis is over what is being done under the cover of the grossly-exaggerated C19 issue. Hence, it will very much serve those of us in that sensible-citizen camp to denounce and correct the fake fatality figure wherever encountered-- and to proactively debunk it whenever possible.

Facebook and Twitter and YouTube and Rumble needs to be rich with posts asserting and explaining the 42,776 figure and hammering the fake claims of huge worldwide and American death tolls. These are easily-presented rebuttals of the destructive "dire virus" narrative, and they will have a powerful effect on the controlling narrative's hypnotic grip-- a proposition strongly supported by the degree to which the narrative managers repeat the scary false numbers like a drumbeat, day in and day out.

In short, those narrative managers know what works for them.

We should take proper notice, and act accordingly.

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Tools For Leveraging The CtC Superpower

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Target Shooting

Pilots staying home; Soros walking free; parents raising hell; resources for patriots; and more...

OVER THE WEEKEND UPSTANDING PILOTS for Southwest Airlines made a dramatic statement on behalf of freedom and the American way. These good folks stayed home, grounding flights all over the country.

The issue, of course, is Joe Biden's tyrannical and scientifically-unsupported "vaccine mandate". That order is meant to force companies like Southwest to require their workers to inject themselves with so-called "vaccines" which are known to be of no public health value while bearing substantial risk of adverse reactions, and which would present completely unnecessary risks to every one of the vast number of Americans with naturally-acquired immunity due to previous infection or who are in an age group and health status such as to be at little or no risk from COVID.

In response to Biden's spittle-flecked harangues and threats on behalf of Big Pharma's profits (I wonder if Joe is getting his beak wet there?) and the "Build Back Better" agenda which relies on Americans falling into a habit of just doing what they're told, the people that make the planes fly are saying, "No!" Their patience has worn thin, and God bless them.

I have a T-shirt design they might like:

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HERE'S A QUESTION: If the Trump and Biden administrations can see their way to contriving the imprisonment of Julian Assange for the civically-responsible act of revealing crimes and informing the American people of behavior their servant government was keeping from them, why can't Biden see to the imprisonment of George Soros for multiple acts on behalf of the failure of the American experiment?

Just last week we have seen the pernicious effect of Soros' systematic assault on America's health when Kim Foxx, the prosecutor of Cook County, Illinois, whose election campaign he financed, refused to charge five gang members arrested after a brazen daylight shootout in which one man was killed and two others were wounded. Foxx "reasoned" that no crime was committed because the lads were just targeting each other in a battle to which all had allegedly consented.

I'm sure that any non-combatant hit by a stray bullet in the next such turf war or score settlement will understand, right?

Plainly, Foxx is unfit for office, but she is just one of many prosecutors whose capture of the office has been financed by George Soros, all of whom take the same deliberately anti-law view as Foxx. Others include the prosecutors in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Antonio, St. Louis, San Francisco, and dozens of other cities and states.

The lawless treatment of Julian Assange makes clear that the powers-that-be in Washington stick at nothing to have their way, even when their "way" is self-serving and evil. Why should they stick at contriving a case for locking up a blighter like George Soros and thwarting the harms he is inflicting on America?

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THERE HAS BEEN A LOT IN THE NEWS lately about irate parents appearing in unprecedented numbers at local school board meetings to express their wishes to their elected servants. These parents have recently become aware of vicious assaults on their own culture and the mental well-being of their children by government school workers and administrators, perhaps, in part, thanks to being able to monitor the curriculum during last year's widespread "zoom-schooling".

Many of the school board members are upset about the attention they are suddenly receiving. They seem taken aback at the idea that they shouldn't just have their way with the children entrusted to their care, and have characterized the parental expressions as threatening and even terroristic. Through the "National School Board Association", these smug, petty despots have called for FBI investigations of these complaining parents.

The first question for me is, "Why the hell do school boards have a "national association"?" The idea that school boards across the country see themselves as having common interests is a very disturbing acknowledgement that the members of these boards have an agenda other than service to their school districts owners and electors.

Then there is the matter of the response by the Biden "Justice" Department, which has issued statements plainly meant to intimidate concerned parents and stop them from showing up to instruct their hired help. This is, of course, because the Biden administration, and its fellow travelers, are themselves behind the 'Brave New World' conditioning and indoctrination being implemented by these school boards.

Needless to say, the best response to this situation is for parents to remove their kids from these inevitably compromised schools. Homeschooling is the best option; private schools are another possibility (but would need monitoring much as do the government schools, frankly).

For those somehow forced to leave their children in a government school and need to therefore continue to try to change the curriculum, I have a bit of advice which should disarm the thuggish DOJ and its "domestic terrorism" narrative: When speaking at a school board meeting, simply use your time to say, "If you don't eliminate [the offending item or instruction] from our school, I will vote against you and will finance and campaign on behalf of your opponent in the next election."

That's all.

No accusation of threat will be credible, and you'll make the only real point that matters in these situations (except where the members are complicit in the appearance of pornography in school libraries and such, which should not be aired at school board meetings, but instead to the local prosecutors and the press).

BTW, an idea whose time has definitely come: Cameras in every classroom, accessible by every parent with a kid in the class for real-time monitoring. This notion (which has been raised by others before me, but hasn't yet gotten the attention it deserves) would definitely generate a healthy change in the schools, and I recommend that everyone give it a lot of exposure.

BTW II: I have lately become aware of the Academy of Ideas, a site producing and hosting many short, accessible videos with consistently good educational content, judging from the half dozen or so I have viewed thus far. Everyone might do well to check this material out, both for your kids and for yourself.

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DO YOU KNOW HOW EVERY NOW AND THEN you will see someone accosted by a nut-case Covidiot with something like, "Hey you! Put your mask on!"? I think the rest of us should turn that worm, and begin accosting those wearing the stupid and ugly chin-diapers, with, "Hey you! Take that stupid mask off!" What do you think?

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I AM PLEASED to have had shared with me a seemingly very competent and well-pitched series of presentations on 2020 election integrity issues which can be found at this link. This information is very important.

Those who have taken control of the levers of power in the name of that election and its declared outcome are systematically fragmenting America into disunited shards. They are aggressively inflating the money supply, nourishing the rooting of constituencies on behalf of lunatic leftist fantasies and imposing draconian censorship of dissent and purge respect for the rule of law from all positions of power and influence.

All of this is being done in a full-speed ahead effort to utterly destroy the founding principles by which America became both the most prosperous society at all levels while also being the most deeply protective of individual freedom (the latter being a necessary condition for the achievement of the former).

Keeping a focus on the invalidity of that declared electoral outcome and working with ever-increasing urgency and vigor to upend the fraud is critical.

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FINALLY, HAVE YOU NOTICED that, as told by the MSM, Big Tech and Democrats (for the most part), "misinformation" is defined as any information contrary to what the government says? I know that on the saying of it, this doesn't come across as revelatory. But thinking about the implications of that proposition, and where it leads, IS a big deal.

It's straight-out-of-Orwell, "Ministry of Truth" insanity, and dangerous as hell.

I believe every discourse in which the term "misinformation" appears or is sounded should include a demand for a definition of the term as it is being used (or a demand for the evidence that the targeted information is incorrect or unfounded). I suspect that insistence on this point will be enough to shut down the spin-meisters, who will be nearly certain to have no answer (or none they would dare to articulate).

Cheers!

"It is not the function of our Government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the Government from falling into error."

-United States Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson

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The Income Tax 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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Not Letting This "Crisis" Go To Waste...

...an important action item opportunity.

FRIENDS, THE SPORADIC BITS OF EASING of the despotic measures to which most of the country has been subjected this year should not be allowed to bleed off the head of steam you probably had been developing. The offenses happened, and they're far from over. Stay hot.

And while you are all warmed up, and while others, if they're smart, are just as hot, I'd like you to send an email (and Facebook post, or whatever) with the following content to everyone you can (with a request that they pass it along, in turn):

[Name], over the last several months you've watched as over-fed state power has been used to literally destroy classical Western civilization and impose a new despotic paradigm. No dissent or debate permitted-- no permission or agreement sought.

YOU KNOW where this will end up if the arrogant state power being used to make this happen isn't radically diminished in size, influence, resources and popular support, and exposed as an opportunistic exploiter of legal ignorance (an ignorance which it has been nurturing in the average mind for decades).

Those things having not yet happened, you should be quaking in your boots-- and you probably are.

Isn't it time-- and past time-- for you to begin helping to make those desperately-needed defensive changes take place? There is only one way these things can happen short of a who-knows-what we'll-end-up-with explosion of violence. I'm going to show it to you.

Read this little two-page document. Click on the links at the end.

When you're done with that reading, you'll know what to do next.

BTW, REMEMBER, ALSO, THAT EVERY AMERICAN has lately been given a stark lesson in the fact that government officials at all levels will lie to you and violate the law without batting an eye. They will do so any time it serves their agenda, and you don't call them out for it.

If you know anyone who has been persisting in denial on the truth about the income tax, you know such nonsense is usually be grounded in some version or another of, "That can't be true..." or "They would never do something like that...". Now's the time to put a pin in that delusional bubble.

As the C19 hoax has starkly shown, "that" certainly CAN be true, and they certainly WOULD do something like that.

Use this evidence in all your outreach efforts.

"It is not the function of our Government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the Government from falling into error."

-United States Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson

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Regarding Trolleries

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

 

 

FOR 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.

Click here for the rest of this article

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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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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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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.

Remember: 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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Other Voices (followed by an important afterword)

"Programmable Digital Currency": The Next Stage Of The New Normal?

The war on cash's endgame is here: money replaced by vouchers subject to complete state control.

by Kit Knightly

Building on the bitcoin model, central banks are planning to produce their own “digital currencies”. Removing any and all remaining privacy, granting total control over every transaction, even limiting what ordinary people are allowed to spend their money on.

From the moment bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies first emerged, sold as an independent and alternative medium of exchange outside the financial status quo, it was only a matter of time before the new alternative would be absorbed, modified and redeployed in service of the state.

Enter “Central Bank Digital Currencies”: the mainstream answer to bitcoin.

For those who have never heard of them, “Central Bank Digital Currencies” (CBDCs) are exactly what they sound like, digitized versions of the pound/dollar/euro etc. issued by central banks.

Like bitcoin (and other crypto), the CBDC would be entirely digital, thus furthering the ongoing war on cash. However, unlike crypto, it would not have any encryption preserving anonymity. In fact, it would be totally the reverse, potentially ending the very idea of financial privacy.

Now, you may not have heard much about the CBDC plans, lost as they are in the tangle of the ongoing “pandemic”, but the campaign is there, chugging along on the back pages for months now. There are stories about it from both Reuters and the Financial Times just today. It’s a long, slow con, but a con nonetheless.

The countries where the idea progressed the furthest are China and the UK. The Chinese Digital Yuan has been in development since 2014, and is subject to ongoing and widespread testing. The UK is nowhere near that stage yet, but Chancellor Rishi Sunak is keenly pushing forward a digital pound that the press are calling “Britcoin”.

Other countries, including New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Malaysia, are not far behind.

The US is also researching the idea, with Jerome Powell, head of Federal Reserve, announcing the release of a detailed report on the “digital dollar” in the near future.

The proposals for how these CBDCs might work should be enough to raise red flags in even the most trusting of minds.

Most people wouldn’t like the idea of the government monitoring “all spending in real-time”, but that’s not the worst of it.

By far the most dangerous idea is that any future digital currency should be “programmable”. Meaning the people issuing the money would have the power to control how it is spent.

That’s not an interpretation or a “conspiracy theory”, just listen to Agustin Carstens, head of the International Settlement Bank, speaking earlier this year:

Continued...

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...and then proceed to the afterword below...

 

Afterword

THERE ARE REASONS WHY AMERICAN KIDS are not taught economics, civics or history in government schools. Hope by would-be tyrants for the success of efforts to gut privacy and individual autonomy-- and hence, liberty and the rule of law themselves-- by the elimination of cash is among the big ones.

Fight this, tooth and nail. Bad enough that we already have fiat "money". A digital version-- with or without "programmability"-- would be infinitely worse.

Knightly's piece is a great introduction to the problem of digital currency. But he fails to offer a solution.

These recitals and dot-connection exercises are valuable, certainly-- they help folks who have not been paying close attention over the years perceive the darkness creeping in around them which otherwise is artfully obscured by distractions and misleading narratives engineered for just that purpose. But in the end the all the warnings and denunciations are nothing but heartburn generators without some plan of action against the assault-- guidance as to how to generate a break in the tracks down which our train is careening at every greater speed.

Happily, there is such a solution, for Americans, anyway. Admittedly, it's a challenge. This is due to the current control of information exchange by supporters of the totalitarian train in Big Tech and the MSM, and by the conditioned resistance to certain long-hidden facts and understanding on the part of even many in alt-media.

But those genuinely interested in pulling on that emergency brake line should keep reading.

There is no political solution...

AMERICANS WHO TREASURE INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY need to face the uncomfortable fact that only the dramatic diminishment of the power and footprint of government-- the chief tool of subjugation used by those with designs upon the rest of us-- can avail us now. Nothing else will do.

Unfortunately, remediation efforts undertaken in the political arena and in the courts are virtuous, and merit our enthusiastic support and participation... but they will fail. All such efforts will look to the existing political and legal structure for their implementation. In the current climate, in which the established structures are so heavily compromised and corrupted, such reliance is more a naive hope than a certainty.

Our efforts must focus on striking at the taproot of the problem.

...but there IS a solution:

THE FOUNDERS AND FRAMERS prepared against this precise need, knowing that all governments inevitably lurch toward the accretion of power unto themselves and the corruption which accompanies all accretions of state power. They put into place a solution ready to the hand of individual Americans, entirely bypassing all supervision or approval of the state.

The only requirements to implement that solution are eyes with which to see the problem, reasoning with which to recognize the truth and rightness of the solution, and courage, confidence and clarity of mind enough to pull the trigger in the face of the natural and predictable effort of the targeted rogue state to discourage doing so.

Learn about the Founder's solution at this link. Then help others do so, as well.

Time is running out.

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A Little Extra

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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Lawyers: It's Way Past Time For You All To Queue Up!

[Y]ou really need to familiarize yourself with Pete Hendrickson's absolutely magnificent work at his website and in his book(s). He has, brilliantly and lucidly, "cracked the code" regarding the federal income EXCISE tax(es)."

-Mark C. Phillips, JD

 

"...I find your work fascinatingly simple to understand."

-Jerry Arnowitz, JD

 

"Your book is a masterpiece!"

-Michael Carver, JD

 

"Received your book yesterday. Started reading at 11 PM, finished at 4 AM." "I have 16 feet (literally 16' 4.5") of documents supporting just about everything in your book." "Your book should be required reading for every lawyer before being admitted to any Bar." "I hope you sell a million of them."

-John O'Neil Green, JD

 

“Thanks again for your efforts, Pete. They mean an awful lot to a lot of people.” “…as an attorney, I am humbled by your knowledge and ability in navigating the law. THANK YOU for your hard work and sacrifice.”

-Eric Smithers, JD

 

"I am an attorney and want to give a testimonial to your book, which I find to be compelling. I am exercising these rights for myself and my adult children. I'm even considering making this my new avenue of law practice."

-Nancy "Ana" Garner, JD

Learn what these colleagues already know, then step forward and become part of a coordinated, mutually-supportive squadron focused on developing strategy and deploying the law in courtrooms across the country. There's a lot of suing that needs doing right now.

Are you ready for a challenge that'll put some real meaning behind all the effort you went through to get your credentials? Send me an email.

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-Jesse Herron, Bill Of Rights Press, Fort Collins, Colorado

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And don't miss:

Was Grandpa Really a Moron

picks up where 'Cracking the Code- The Fascinating Truth About The Income Tax' leaves off.

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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 (sixteenth) edition of CtC!

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 and suppressing 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!)

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Resources:

Selected Features From Recent Editions:

You're familiar with the "stopped clock" metaphor, yes?

W. Is Right-- January 6 REALLY IS Just Like 9/11. Let's Talk About That.

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Julian, Beverly and Scott offer inspiration, uplift and the solution to today's dire peril to all with eyes to see and ears to hear...

Three Powerful New Video Testimonials To Share

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Covid, 9/11 & Forever War'

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Let's take a break from the C19 Kool-Aid madness and get pumped with the good stuff:

New Victories In Enforcing The Rule Of Law, Including A Nice One Over A Typically-Bogus Notice Of Deficiency

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Picking some of the low-hanging fruit on offer this week...

A Few Comments-- Nuclear And Otherwise-- On Selected Current Events

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'On Track For Calamitous Policy Outcomes'

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This should turn the tide, if shared around sufficiently:

Two Reports Tear A Gaping Wound Into The COVID-Coup Narrative

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Indian Bar Association Charges WHO Chief Scientist For Mass Murder'

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Offered in the hope of equipping an army of dissenters to the COVID death-cult:

A Quiver-Full Of Common Sense

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'We Will Not Comply: A Campaign Against Medical Tyranny'

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Among other ways in which the Biden/Harris claim to the White House is unraveling...

The COVID-19 - Election Fraud Connection

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Checking in on the true Americans who are standing up and starving down the dangerous beast:

More CtC-Educated Victories For The Rule of Law

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Because something really needs to be said...

Brief Comments On Selected Subjects In The News

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The FBI Is Orchestrating Its Own Terrorism Plots'

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Among other ways in which the Biden/Harris claim to the White House is unraveling...

New Evidence Emerges Of Election Fraud In Georgia

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Those just sitting on the sidelines and spectating had better get up and suit up.

The Assault On Liberty And The Rule Of Law Under The C19 Pretext Accelerates

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In rebuttal of a despicable and agenda-driven calumny:

A Few Words About Thomas Jefferson

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Pseudopandemic'

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Here's a very serious, very important question:

Declaration Day. Did You Do It?

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Hurray for the heroes!

More Victories In Upholding The Law And Defunding The Increasingly Rogue State

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You can't throw a stone blindfolded anymore without hitting five things that richly deserve it...

Random Comments On The Current Madness

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The 'Conspiracy Theory' Charade'

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No culture can long survive the embrace of delusions and denial...

Speaking Plainly About "Transgender" Madness

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People too often get this backwards:

The Second Amendment Is NOT For "Peaceful, Law-Abiding Citizens"

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Was There A Wuhan Lab Leak?'

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The CtC-educated keep leading America away from business-as-usual political corruption...

New Testimonial Videos To Share, Along With A Very Handsome $158K Victory And A Very Obnoxious IRS Dodge

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In the news:

The Fauci Emails Are Being Furiously Spun By The Usual Suspects

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Dr. Anthony S. Fauci: America's Angel Of Death'

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There's a chance right now for a welcome reversal of a long-standing corrupt practice in Washington...

Clinton, Bush, Obama And Trump All Committed This Crime; Will Biden Do The Same?

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Why is it that...

Challenging Questions On A Few Selected Current-Event Topics

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Switching gears and going for some uplift:

It's Time To Celebrate Some More CtC Victories

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The Ignorant World And What To Do About It'

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A disturbing little exercise in reverse engineering:

Have American Educators Decided To Throw Real Teaching Under The Bus?

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It's all about staying on subject...

Dealing With IRS Opportunism

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Sorting out facts and despicable fictions:

On "Vaccines" And "Variants"

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The Political Economy Of Fear'

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It's a street-fight, with no rules honored by the opposition. So...

Are You Counting On The 2022 Elections To Set Things Right? Don't Be Naive.

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Why are Biden and the MSM not asking you this question:

Are You Ready To Die For The Neo-Nazis In Kiev?

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'We Must Never Forget The Old Normal'

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Nothing gets done without a reason, and when something appears inexplicable, that's often just because you haven't been sufficiently hard-nosed in your analysis.

Why Gretchen Whitmer Sent Sick People Into Nursing Homes Last Spring

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Do you know why some folks are so enthused about them? It's because...

"Universal Mail-In Ballots" Are The Perfect Set-up For Election Fraud

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Cancel Public School'

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Those getting vaccinated are signing their own death warrants, and possibly setting up the world for a real plague, says Dr. Geert Vanden Bossche.

An Eminent Virologist Sounds An Urgent Alarm Against Current Vaccines

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Even though other things continue to demand attention, it is "tax time" again, so,

It's Time To Celebrate Some More CtC-Educated Victories For The Rule Of Law!!

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Why I Believe That Covid Derangement Syndrome Is Real'

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We've been given a powerful tool, if we are smart enough to use it:

Brian Sicknick Was NOT Bludgeoned With A Fire Extinguisher On Jan. 6. What Does That Tell You?

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The (New Normal) War on Domestic Terror'

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It's nice to be able to share a bit of uplift right now:

A Truly Remarkable And Very Important Document From Six State Attorneys General

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I have a few things to say about a few different topics of immediate importance, so...

A Low-Hanging-Fruit Salad

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There's omelet to be made from the broken eggs littering the devastated American landscape, friends...

Not Letting This Crisis Go To Waste

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Covid Odyssey'

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The "pandemic" is a lie and the official response is unlawful, so...

A Stinging Rebuke; And A Shameful Hypocrisy

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The "pandemic" is a lie and the official response is unlawful, so...

Resolved: No More Playing Along With The "Lockdowns"

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There's omelet to be made from the broken eggs littering the devastated American landscape, friends...

Not Letting This Crisis Go To Waste

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Let's Play A Disinformation Game'

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Not wanting to sound strident here, but we have to talk about...

Sleepwalking Down The Nightmare Road To Serfdom

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Coronavirus Scandal Breaking In Merkel's Germany'

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A big, welcome crack has appeared in the ice.

Is The Jig Up For The C19 Hoax? Could Be...

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The propaganda drumbeat continues...

Regarding Overtaxed Hospitals, And Upcoming Vaccine Pressure

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Persisting with the "Iranian nuke pursuit" pretense, we have been presented with:

Another Israeli Murder

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The Germans Are Back!'

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The excellent Glenn Greenwald steps up as a sterling example to all the rest.

How A Real Journalist Comports Himself

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Republicans And Democrats Will Never Deliver Peace'

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A presentation of simple, indisputable facts that will change many answers to this question:

Have You Been Tolerant Of "Lockdowns" And Mask Mandates?

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A nice new CtC-educated victory; a change in Form 4852; and an entertaining IRS evasion.

On The "Income Tax Front

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The Absurdity Of Covid "Cases"'

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A hundred-year-plus accomplishment which is still paying huge dividends:

The Big "Income" Con

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A national embarrassment; and two much better things...

Regarding Last Week's "Presidential Debate", South Park Pandemic Special, And Outstanding Ruling By The Michigan Supreme Court

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See Prior Editions In Their Entirety:

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Find my YouTube channel here.

 

The upgraded Sixteenth 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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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

October 12- In 1492, Christopher Columbus reaches The Bahamas.  In 1892, the Pledge of Allegiance is recited for the first time by government school students.  In 1970, Richard Nixon announces that 40,000 U.S. soldiers will be withdrawn from Vietnam by Christmas.  In 1999, Pervez Musharraf takes power in Pakistan.  In 2000, the USS Cole is attacked by suicide bombers, killing 17 crewmembers and wounding 39.  In 2005, the Chinese launch their second manned spaceflight.  In 2017, the United States and Israel withdraw from the United Nations agency for the promotion of international intellectual and cultural collaboration, UNESCO, due to the agency's admission of Palestine as a member.

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A Few Words About "Climate Change" Fraud

You NEED to defend yourself and your kids against this now-high-inertia effort to destroy liberty.

Watch this fascinating 12 minute video on how climate data are misrepresented.

Then share this link with everyone you can

H/T to Jonesy for circulating this fun little meme and video link.

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Which Storm Is It Going To Be For You? 1776's? Or 1984's?

Choose wisely and well, and may the FOURCE be with you.

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No one can guarantee success in all they do in life. But anyone can guarantee that they DESERVE success in anything they do.

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Rick Van Camp's Excellent Outreach Letter

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Notes And Tips For Educated Filers

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

October 13- In 54, Nero ascends to the throne of Imperial Rome.  In 1307, hundreds of the Knights Templar are arrested on bogus charges of "heresy" by King Philip VI of France, who owed their organization vast amounts of money.  In 1775, the Continental Congress orders the establishment of the Continental Navy.  In 1792, the cornerstone of what will be known as the White House is laid in Washington, DC.  In 1983, Ameritech Mobile Communications launches the first American cellular network, in Chicago, Illinois.  In 2010, 33 Chilean miners are all rescued alive after a record 69 days trapped underground.

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A Two-Minute Review Of CtC

David Bindel reminds us that there's either the rule of law, or there isn't.

HEY! SAYING IT AGAIN!! 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 LHC swag!). See (and carefully read) these guidelines and encouragements.

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Eric Copenhaver With A Great Video Testimonial

SEE MORE GREAT VIDEOS.

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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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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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 wanted to 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...

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

October 14-  In 1066, Norman invader William the Conqueror wins the Battle of Hastings over the Saxons, gaining control of England.  In 1322, Robert the Bruce wins Scotland's independence from England.  In 1884, George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film.  In 1926, Winnie-the-Pooh is published.  In 1943, prisoners at the Nazi death-camp at Sobibor rise up, killing guards and breaking out of the camp.  About half escape.  In 1947, Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier in level flight in a Bell X-1 jet.  In 1962, the Cuban Missile Crisis begins when a U-2 spy-plane spots Soviet missiles being installed in Cuba.  In 1968, the United States DoD announces that 24,000 Vietnam vets will be re-rotated back for second tours of duty.  In 1968, Jim Hines becomes the first man to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds.  In 1982, Ronald Reagan launches the federal assault on liberty and the Constitution known as the "War on Drugs".  In 2012, Felix Baumgartner performed a 24-mile skydive, reaching an estimated speed of 843.6 mph before deploying his parachute.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

October 15- In 1878, the Edison Electric Company begins operations.  In 1917, Dutch dancer Mata Hari is executed by France as a German spy.  In 1940, Charlie Chaplin's 'The Great Dictator' is released.  In 1971, Iran begins its 2500th Birthday celebration.

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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

How About You?

Are You Governing Yourself?

Get The Knowledge, Reclaim Your Power, And Stand With The Founders

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There is little more important to the long-term health of America than how our children are educated...

HOMESCHOOL YOUR KIDS!

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Some Observations Regarding Educated And Accurate Filing

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Have You Taken A Military, Law Enforcement or Public Office Oath To Uphold And Defend The Constitution?

Renew Your Promise

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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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"It is not the function of our Government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the Government from falling into error."

-United States Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson

The Choice Is This Stark

Wear this new T-Shirt proudly, and tell the enemies of the law that if they don't like Constitutional limits, they should find someplace else to live!

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

October 16- In 1775, Portland, Maine is burned by the British.  In 1781, the Continental Army captures Yorktown, Virginia.  In 1793, Marie Antoinette is guillotined.  In 1875, Brigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.  In 1964, China conducts its first successful nuclear weapon test.  In 1969, George Hennard entered a restaurant in Luby, Texas, and killed 23 patrons and wounded another 20 before committing suicide.  The incident led to the adoption by the Texas legislature of the "shall issue" principle in regard to CCW applications, a reversal of the policy blamed for the fact that no one in the restaurant but Hennard had a weapon that day.

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'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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The willingness of some people to trade liberty for convenience is without limit...

Regarding "Tax Reform"

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HELP SPREAD THE LIBERATING TRUTH ABOUT THE TAX

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed, second it is violently opposed, and third, it is accepted as self-evident.”

-Arthur Schopenhauer

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

October 17- In 1781, British General Cornwallis offers his surrender to the Continental Army at Yorktown, Virginia.  In 1814, beer vats in a brewery in London, England, burst, flooding the streets with more than 323,000 gallons of beer.  There are nine casualties-- 8 by drowning, and one by alcohol poisoning.  In 1907, the first commercial transatlantic wireless service commences.  In 1931, Al Capone is convicted of "income" tax evasion.  In 1956, the first commercial nuclear power station opens in Cumbria, England.  In 1979, the U.S. Department of Education is created.

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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."

-Samuel Adams, Architect of the first American Revolution

 

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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.

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