Sunday, February 7, 2010

Affidavit of Material Facts

Affidavit of Material Facts

This affidavit of material facts sets forth fact statements concerning my status and relationship to internal revenue laws of the United States and acts and omissions by Internal Revenue Service personnel that have adversely affected and are adversely affecting my substantive and procedural rights of due process as well as my inalienable rights.

The controversy involves alleged federal income tax liabilities for calendar year(s) , , and . This affidavit is sworn and subscribed before a duly commissioned state notary public and therefore qualifies as testimony in all jurisdictions under the full faith and credit clause of the Constitution of the United States.

Fact statements are as follows:

1. My name is (NAME) ; I am a living, moral being endowed with unalienable rights to life, liberty and property, and all substantive rights secured by the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of (STATE).

2. I am a Citizen of (STATE) , which is a State of the Union.

3. My abode and dwelling is geographically located in (STATE), which is a State of the Union.

4. I do not have a foreign tax home as defined in the Internal Revenue Code and am not subject to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue’s authority delegated by Treasury Order 150-17 relating to foreign exchange of tax information.

5. To the best of my knowledge, I have never received notice from a District Director of an Internal Revenue Service district, nor the Assistant Commissioner of Internal Revenue (International), that I am or ever have been required to keep books and records and file returns for any of the eight classes of tax administered by the Internal Revenue Service. (Letter 978 (DO) & Notice 555; see also 26 U.S.C. §6001, 26 CFR §§1.6001-1(d) and 31.6001-6 and Treasury Delegation Order No. 24)

6. I have not signed a Form 870 or any other examination agreement form. (See 26 CFR § 601.105(b)(4).)

7. Despite my request and/or demand, Internal Revenue Service personnel have not conclusively resolved contested matters of fact and law with a national office technical advice memorandum (26 CFR § 601.105(b)(5)) or any other comprehensive statement that includes findings of fact and conclusions of law. (See 5 U.S.C. §§ 556(d) & (e).)

8. I have never signed an agreement accepting examination officer findings. (See 26 CFR § 601.105(c)(1)(i))

9. I have never received notice that disputed matters of fact and law can be addressed via a national office technical advice memorandum in the examination for appeal format (See 26 CFR §§ 601.105 & 601.106.)

10. IRS examination and/or appeals officers have never provided me with findings of fact and conclusions of law that comply with requirements of 5 U.S.C. §§556(d) & (e).

11. IRS personnel have never affirmatively established IRS standing and venue jurisdiction in (STATE) on the record with documentary or testimonial evidence.

12. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, all of my income, regardless of nature or the activity from which it was derived, was from sources in (STATE) and/or other States of the Union.

13. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, all of my earnings and other forms of income were from private enterprise in (STATE) and/or other States of the Union.

14. I am not now and never have been a citizen or resident of the geographical United States, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. (See definitions of “United States”, “State”, and “citizen” at 26 CFR § 31.3121(e)-1; see also definitions of “United States” & “State” at 26 U.S.C. subsections 7701(a)(9) & (10).)

15. I am not now and never have been a citizen or resident of the political coalition, compact or alliance of territories and insular possessions of the United States known as the [Federal] United States of America (not to be confused with the Union of States party to the Constitution known as the United States of America, established in the Articles of Confederation). (See notes following 18 U.S.C. §1001; 40 Stat. 1015, c. 194.)

16. I am not a nonresident alien, nor a principal of a foreign corporation, with income derived from sources within the United States. (See chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code generally; gross income “source” relating to items of income from taxable sources listed at 26 U.S.C. § 61 & 26 CFR § 1.861-8 generally.)

17. In the calendar year or years specified above I was not a person required to deduct and withhold a tax pursuant to 26 USC §1441.

18. In the calendar year or years specified above I was not a person “made liable for such tax” as specified at 26 USC §1461.

19. I am not a resident alien lawfully admitted to a State of the Union, the District of Columbia, or an insular possession of the United States.

20. In the calendar year or years specified above, I did not serve as an officer or employee of Government of the United States, the District of Columbia, or an insular possession of the United States, nor as an officer of a corporation in which the United States or the [Federal] United States of America has a proprietary interest. (See 26 U.S.C. §§3401(c) & (d) and 31 U.S.C. §9101.)

21. In the calendar year or years specified above, I did not receive ‘wages’ as defined at 26 U.S.C. § 3401(a) (See also, the Public Salary Tax Act of 1939.)

22. In the calendar year or years specified above, I did not knowingly and intentionally enter a voluntary withholding agreement for government personnel withholding either as an ‘employee’ (26 U.S.C. § 3401(c)) or an ‘employer’ (26 U.S.C. § 3401(d)). (See 26 CFR § 31.3402(p)-1.)

23. I am not a person subject to Internal Revenue Service tax audit and/or check authorized by Treasury Order 150-29.

24. In the calendar years specified above, I did not receive notice from the Secretary of Health and Human Services that I received or paid wages, as required by 42 U.S.C. 405(3), (4)(A), (4)(B).

25. I am not subject to and do not participate in the Northern Mariana Islands Social Security Tax administered by the Internal Revenue Service under authority of Treasury Order 159-18.

26. I have never been notified by the Treasury Financial Management Service that I was responsible for administration of government personnel withholding (26 U.S.C. § 3403), nor have I received the Form 8655 Reporting Agent Authorization certificate. (See Internal Revenue Manual § (11/21/97), January 1999 edition on CD.)

27. I am not an officer or employee of the Treasury or any bureau of the Department of the Treasury subject to Internal Revenue Service authority related to submission of collected taxes delegated by Treasury Order 150-15.

28. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive items of taxable income from foreign sources (26 CFR § 1.861-8(f)(1)(vi)(A)).

29. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive foreign mineral income (26 CFR §1.861-8(f)(1)(vi)(B)).

30. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive income from foreign oil and gas extraction (26 CFR §1.861-8(f)(1)(vi)(D)).

31. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive income from a domestic corporation that has an election in effect under 26 U.S.C. § 936 (Puerto Rico & possession tax credit). (26 CFR §1.861-8(f)(1)(vi)(E)

32. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive income from an insular possession of the United States. (See 26 CFR §§ 1.861-8(f)(1)(iv)(F)-(H); see also, definitions of “State”, “United States” & “citizen” at 26 CFR § 31.3121(e)-1 and “American employer” at § 31.3121(h)-1)

33. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive income from a China Trade Act corporation. (See 26 CFR § 1.861-8(f)(1)(vi)(I))

34. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive income from a foreign controlled corporation as fiduciary agent of the corporation. (See 26 CFR § 1.861-8(f)(1)(iv)(J))

35. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive items of income from insurance of U.S. risks under 26 U.S.C. § 953(b)(5). (See 26 CFR § 1.861-8(f)(1)(iv)(K))

36. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive taxable items of income from operation of an agreement vessel under section 607 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, as amended. (See 26 CFR § 1.861-8(f)(1)(iv)(M))

37. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive items of income from a public works contract subject to Federal income and Social Security tax withholding. (40 U.S.C. § 270a)

38. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge I did not knowingly own stock in, do business with, or have anything else to do with a corporation in which the [Federal] United States of America owns stock. (See notes following18 U.S.C. § 1001; see also, Chapter 194, 40 Stat. 1015)

39. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive wages, remuneration, or other compensation as an officer or employee of an oceangoing vessel construed as an American employer. (See 26 CFR § 31.3121(f)-6)

40. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive gambling winnings from the District of Columbia or insular possessions of the United States. (See I.R.C. Subtitle D generally)

41. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive items of income from maritime (international) trade in alcohol, tobacco or firearms. (See 27 CFR §72)

42. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive items of income from production and/or distribution of alcohol, tobacco or firearms in the District of Columbia or insular possessions of the United States. (I.R.C. Subtitle E; 27 CFR §70)

43. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive any items of income from activities taking place within an “internal revenue district” as such districts have been established under authority of 26 USC 7621.

44. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive items of income from maritime (international) trade in opium, cocaine or other controlled substances. (See I.R.C. §§7302, 7325 & 7327 and 26 CFR §403)

45. To the best of my knowledge, I have never been involved in activity involving controlled substances subject to Internal Revenue Service investigation under authority of Treasury Directive 15-42. (See 26 CFR §403)In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge, I did not receive items of income from production and/or distribution of opium, cocaine or other controlled substances in the District of Columbia or insular possessions of the United States.

46. In the calendar year or years specified above, I did not knowingly and intentionally contribute or contract to contribute money, property, or other assets to the Treasury of the United States.

47. In the calendar year or years specified above, to the best of my knowledge I did not engage in any activity regulated under authority of Title 27 of the United States Code.

I attest and affirm that I have personal knowledge of all the facts stated in this Affidavit, and that they are true and correct and that they are provided under penalties of perjury under the laws of the State of (STATE), so help me God.

Further, Affiant sayeth not.



State of ______________County of ____________________

On this date before me personally appeared (NAME) who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the above instrument and acknowledged to me that (s)he executed the same in (his/her) authorized capacity and that by (his/her) signature on the instrument, executed the instrument.
Witness my hand and official seal, this _________day of ________________, 2010.

___________________________Printed name of notary

___________________________Signature of notary

(Notary Seal)

Many Greedy Hands

As was true of Lincoln's war, the two world wars were utterly devastating to the U.S. Constitution and rule of law in America. In all times and places, wars have been excellent diversionary tactics for tyrants and corrupt politicians.

Colluding with mercantilists just before WWI, Congress took two actions that had an atomic impact on the American people: passing the manifestly illegal Federal Reserve Act, and defrauding Taxpayers about what the 16th Amendment accomplished.Congress has milked the Taxpayer population to transfer a trillion dollars (ostensibly in "interest") to those counterfeiters’ accounts each year.

To roll World War II into a cash cow, Congress hired mercenary Walt Disney in 1943, to produce this IRS propaganda cartoon:

In the film, the "citizen's conscience" (narrator) rails at Donald Duck (the citizen doofus) and attempts to talk the viewer into making his quarterly, voluntary “victory tax” as a moral duty. Note the wicked transposition of morals: saving your money makes you a's the moral equivalent of prostitutes and booze! But making your "fair share" payment to your dear, kind old "Uncle Sam"? That's virtuous living! That's an American!

Those who assert Tom Brokaw's "Greatest Generation" was smarter than the average 18-year-old today, need to have their heads examined. As you watch the film, you'll be flabbergasted that adults could have been swayed by such bald, Soviet-style propaganda. Actually, not very many were.

The tax industry and financial industry are two sides of a counterfeit coin, milking the productive people of America. The propaganda continues to roll off CPA's desks, Turbo Tax websites, your mortgage broker's blog, and financial authors who are just credible enough to fool most Taxpayers.

The poster girl for this tactic is Wall Street author Amity Shlaes, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and one of several extremely clever tax disinformation peddlers in the financial sector. Shlaes published a book in which for 250+ pages, she moans and flails her arms against "the system" while planting legal and historical disinformation.

I want to comment on one excerpt from Ms. Shlaes book, The Greedy Hand: How Taxes drive Americans crazy and what to do about it -- but don't buy the book expecting to learn what to do about it. Shlaes offers nothing but the usual gripes about loopholes...then suggesting some of her own. Nothing about the Congress' fraud at all!

I reproduce the excerpt because the author does accurately portray Beardsley Ruml's part in the scam:

“The father of the modern American state was a pipe-puffing executive at R. H. Macy & Co. named Beardsley Ruml. Ruml, the department store’s treasurer, also served as chairman of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and advisor to President Franklin Roosevelt during World War II…

“In 1942, not long after Pearl Harbor, lawmakers raised income taxes radically, with rates that aimed to capture twice as much revenue as in the previous year. They also imposed the income tax on tens of millions of Americans who had never been acquainted with the levy before. The change was so dramatic that the chroniclers of that period have coined a phrase to describe it. They say that the “class tax” became a “mass tax.”

[Shlaes misrepresents the facts here. Congress did NOT at that point levy a wider tax; they merely began misrepresenting the law as they expanded their original "soak the rich" plan. That original plan was the camel's nose in the tent, so that the average working man would entertain the idea of an income tax after the Supreme Court had shot down the Revenue Act of 1894.

As former Rep. Phil Hart explains in his masterful history of the period, called Constitutional Income: Do You Have Any? -- first Congress represented the income tax as just for the rich. Some people swallowed it. Then, using the "war effort" as cover, they went for the wallets of average Americans. If the tax had suddenly become universal as Shlaes paints it, it would have been an unconstitutional taxation scheme, for which the US Supreme Court had slapped Congress' hand after the Revenue Act of 1894. It was still illegal to tax everyone.

As I explain in the Tax Honesty Primer above, the principles and standing rulings on American tax law hold that Congress must specifically stipulate which activities trigger a legal duty for tax. The income tax is an excise on privileged activities, not a direct ('head') tax, as the US Supreme Court rulings quoted above, make clear. But war diverted the citizens' minds as war always does. In the same way that WWI diverted the people from considering what had been done to them and our Constitution in 1913 -- with Congress criminally granting a counterfeiting concession to a cartel of private banks.]

“The new rates were law. But Americans were ill-prepared to face a new and giant tax bill…” [Yes, the new rates were law. But the Tax Code still had to specify which subjects (activites or domicile classes) were taxable. A rate does not establish a legal duty on someone; the law must specify the subject of the tax — the activity to be taxed or the domicile class. Indeed, the Tax Code does stipulate -- lists very specifically many privileged activites relating to alcohol, tobacco, firearms, merchant shipping, government contracting, etc. But Shlaes, appearing so indignant about 'pipe-puffing executives', continues to give them cover for fraud:]

“A Gallup poll from the period showed that only some 5 million of the 34 million people who were subject to the tax for the first time were saving to make their payment. In those days, March 15, not April 15, was the nation’s annual tax deadline... ["34 million people...were subject to the tax" is a demonstrable LIE; the key propaganda point Shlaes makes in her book. The scammers imposed a quarterly, not an annual, payment 'deadline'; but since almost nobody owed a tax according to the law, most people didn't pay up. The law did NOT make 34 million Americans suddenly "subject to the tax".]

“The Treasury nervously launched a huge public relations campaign to remind Americans of their new duties. A Treasury Department poster exhorted citizens: “You are one of 50,000,000 Americans who must fill out an income tax form by March 15. DO IT NOW!” For wartime theatergoers, Disney had prepared an animated short film featuring citizen Donald Duck laboring over his tax return beside a bottle of aspirin. Donald claimed exemptions and dependent credits for Huey, Dewey, and Louie… As March 15, 1943 neared, though, it became clear that many citizens still were not filing returns… [Yes, because the law did not actually require it. The Congress was pulling a national fraud of almost unimaginable proportions. But the very puerile, brazen prpaganda quality of the cartoon suggests that, indeed, many Americans' heads did begin to soften...]

“Enter Ruml, man of [criminal] ideas. At Macy’s, he had observed that customers didn’t like big bills. They preferred making payments bit by bit, in the installment plan, even if they had to pay for the pleasure with interest....So Ruml devised a plan, which he unfolded to his colleagues at the Federal Reserve and to anyone in Washington who would listen. The government would get business to do its work, collecting taxes for it. Employers would retain a percentage of taxes from workers every week–say, 20 percent–and forward it directly to Washington’s war chest.

“This would hide the size of the new taxes from the worker. No longer would the worker ever have to look his tax bill square in the eye. Workers need never even see the money they were forgoing. Withholding as we know it today was born.

“This was more than change, it was transformation. Government would put its hand into the taxpayer’s pocket and grab its share of tax–without asking.

“Ruml hadn’t invented withholding. His genius was to make its introduction palatable by adding a powerful sweetener: the federal government would offer a tax amnesty for the previous year, allowing confused and indebted citizens to start on new footing. It was the most ambitious bait-and-switch plan in America’s history.

“Ruml advertised his project as a humane effort to smooth life in the disruption of the war. He noted it was a way to help taxpayers out of the habit of carrying income tax debt, debt that he characterized as ‘a pernicious fungus permeating the structure of things.’

"The move was also patriotic. At Macy’s, executives had found that a ‘young man in the comptroller’s office who was making $75 or $100 [a week was] called into the navy at a salary of $2,600 and we had to get together and take care of his income tax for him.’ The young man, Ruml saw, would face a tax bill for a higher income at a time when he was earning less money in the service of his country. This Ruml deemed ‘an impossible situation.’ [Yes, old Beardsley was truly concerned. Listen to every crook in Congress and hear the same dear concern. What national treasures, these people.]

“Ruml had several reasons for wagering that his project would work. One was that Americans, smarting from the Japanese assault, were now willing to sacrifice more than at any other point in memory. The second was that the federal government would be able to administer withholding–six successful years of Social Security showed that the government, for the first time ever, was able to handle such a mass program of revenue collection.

“The third was packaging. He called his program not ‘collection at source’ or ‘withholding,’ two technical terms for what he was doing. Instead he chose a zippier name: ‘pay as you go’… “The policy thinkers of the day embraced the Ruml arrangement. This was an era in which John Maynard Keynes dominated the world of economics. The Keynesians placed enormous faith in government. The one thing they liked about the war was that it demonstrated to the world all the miracles that Big Government could work. The Ruml plan would give them the wherewithal to have their projects even, they sensed, after the war ended.

“Keynesianism also said high taxes were crucial to controlling inflation. The Keynesians saw withholding as the right tool for getting those necessary high taxes.... [No, actually the Federal Reserve members knew that high taxes were necessary to funnel to them, for the 'privilege' of printing America's money. Supposedly. In truth, most 'money' today is nothing but a computer cipher recording a DEBT, as you saw in the article above, entitled Crooks in Their Own Words. But of course Amity Shlaes is not about to peck the Wall St. hand that feeds her.]

"Conservatives played their part in the drama. Among withholding’s backers was the man who was later to become the world’s leading free-market economist, Milton Friedman. Decades after the war, Friedman called for the abolition of the withholding system. In his memoirs he wrote that ‘we concentrated single-mindedly on promoting the war effort. We gave next to no consideration to any longer-run consequences. It never occurred to me at the time that I was helping to develop machinery that would make possible a government that I would come to criticize severely as too large, too instrusive, too destructive of freedom. Yet, that was precisely what I was doing.’ With an almost audible sigh, Friedman added: ‘There is an important lesson here. It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it.’.”

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For the truth and accurate investigative journalism about the income tax and the corrupt mechanations in Congress of that day, forget Shlaes' book; read Rep. Phil Hart's book.

Ms. Shlaes certainly puts on a good show for the uninitated, appearing to be disgusted at the income tax while actually covering up the real story: for us estimated 67 million non-filers, the war is over...we won. April 15th is just another day on the calendar for us. Congress is busted, and the mercenary Mr. Disney can't cover their tracks now; he's dead.

“Everyone has to pay income taxes!” is the mantra of those who've defrauded Taxpayers for 97 years. Watch that 1943 propaganda cartoon as often as you must, to remember how corrupt the U.S. Congress has been since the launching of their 1913 Federal Reserve heist.

So many Americans have died, all to cover the tracks of multi-millionaire criminals. WWI was the cover Congress needed to institute the Fed scam; WWII was their cover for making their IRS scam into every citizen's "duty". Or as the bumper sticker says, "Income Tax Withholding: A Temporary Wartime Measure Since 1943".

Donald Duck, you're off the hook. Amity Shlaes, you're a cartoon.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Pray for the FairTax?

I'm writing this in early 2010, as the 'Tea Party' movement has married itself to the Houston-based group of corporate executives who run the marketing campaign for an 11-year-old Trojan horse that they call the 'FairTax'.

Its proper name is the FairyTax, because it describes the fulfillment of our corrupt Congress’ favorite lust – a national sales tax.

Its purpose is to shake taxpayers off the trail of Tax Honesty, which has pulled suckers out of the "fair share" line by the millions; there were an estimated 67 million non-filers in 2005; as of 2010, the number is surely much higher. Of course, crooks don't like people leaving the "fair share" line. So they cooked up a fairy tale to make weary taxpayers pray for the coming of the Tax Fairy. She can chase away the mean old IRS, and it will be morning in America!

Socialist politicians have launched national sales tax trial balloons almost every year for decades; but Americans were never buying it. But today, with the most socialist Congress in generations, the Fairy may just be ready for prime time. Alas, it's amazing to see the 'Tea Party' movement buying the Trojan horse without performing the least due diligence.

The fact is that four generations of government-schooling has produced two widespread results: an inability to think logically or to do simple economic analysis, and a lack of desire to weigh politician’s programs using traditional moral principle.

To open the FairyTax Trojan horse up for inspection, I suggest this Mises Institute article by Laurence Vance as a starting point; written in 2005. Vance wrote this later monograph for the Mises Institute, debunking the 'Fair Tax' PR book written by atheist commentator Neil Boortz, agains proving that the corrupt Congress' revenue-neutral Plan B is still a Trojan horse.

Today’s average taxpayer, if he even considers Tax Honesty, does so for selfish or economic reasons. Having lived large on the last of the moral capital built up by our forefathers, he's now beginning to see what’s found at the end of that road: the end of liberty for his children and grandchildren.

In the spirit of America’s founders, Tax Honesty is all about accepting the truth of fallen human nature. Or to put it in today’s vernacular, Tax Honesty is about not being stuck on stupid.

Let me draw an analogy to the American who remains in the “fair share” line every April 15th; complaining all year long about preposterous, unconstitutional federal programs, agencies, and its $3,900,000,000,000 annual DC pork-fest -- while giving it the first bite out of his paychecks.

Imagine that you gave your 16-year-old son an unlimited bank account, a wallet full of no-limit credit cards, and a new Ferrari. Do you think it's reasonable to expect that he will become industrious and a paragon of virtue?

Imagine that you gave a sherriff’s deputy the duty to handle a daily stream of bags of evidence – say $2 million in small bills – every day for ten years; you never, ever checked on him. Would you expect all the money to be accounted for, a decade hence?

Sure. Why not, right? So let’s reform Congress with a revenue-neutral ($3.9 trillion/year) FairyTax. Think...come on, think!

If 74% of present federal revenues are being spent on ILLEGAL departments, bureaus, agencies, powers, programs, offices, etc...(that is, they are illegal if we still believe that the U.S. Constitution should be obeyed) -- should We The People continue to allow Congress to skim the payroll accounts of this country? Does any "revenue-neutral" plan of taxation make sense? We need to reduce federal revenues to 25% of current levels, as hard as that is to believe; that way, Congress will only have the funds to pay for LAWFUL powers granted to it by us -- by We The People -- as stipulated in the Constitution.

This is 4th grade economics, ethics, and civics. Yet, it is apparently unknown to the average FairyTax proponent who calls himself a conservative patriot.

After a full century of counterfeiting described in this monograph, Ron Paul and others are now suggesting that Congress audit the banking crime cartel using the brand 'Federal Reserve' on its counterfeit bills. But why audit a crime cartel?

Nor has the IRS ever been audited; imagine that. The taxpayers who ‘donate’ almost three trillion dollars annually to IRS, and who are swindled out of tens of trillions per year through counterfeiting, have never seen an accounting of the Fed crime cartel or of IRS. Yet, taxpayers complain about having to fork over one-third of everything they earn. Seemingly stuck on stupid, they pray for a Tax Fairy? How senseless.

It's good to want extortionists off the backs of productive Americans. It's good to get rid of all the IRS paperwork. But 67 million non-filers already did away with the pressure and hassle of filing forms and reporting to domestic terrorists. For us, April 15th is already just another day on the calendar. Who needs the Tax Fairy?

We law-abiding Nontaxpayers did our research, and then we took a stand. Now we stand up to racketeers and scoundrels, as our forefathers once did. This is the price of citizenship in our republic.

Tax Honesty is not primarily about being entitled to what you earn; that consideration pales in comparison to winning America’s REAL War on Terror: the ongoing destruction of the greatest free society in history. Our domestic enemy is funded by citizens who remain ignorant and passive because they're terrorised of their employees.

Because Tax Honesty is growing apace, every fresh crop of politicians on the national scene has to push the fairy tales afresh, with help from the Houston-based scammers at the FairTax corporate offices. Demagogues and thieves have a field day with ignorant people who won't read; who are terrorised enough to pay up...and then whine all year long about big government.

Their biggest national media mouthpiece is Neil Boortz, an atheist talk radio host. Being an avowed atheist attests to his beliefs about truth and falsehood. Now (early 2010) the FairTax group have hired Michael Reagan, son of the prominent former president, to trade on his father's popularity to sell America down the river for this pig-in-a-poke Tax Fairy.

Shameless scammers are using an old tactic: the FairTax plays good cop while the present IRS scam plays the bad cop. Beleaguered taxpayers do swan dives from the frying pan into the fire, cheering all the way down.

In truth, if the sales tax Trojan horse ever gets into America's camp, there is no upper limit to the tax rate. The citizen will be powerless to change things, and won’t go back to the present scheme. America would join Europe in history's socialist ash heap.

But the FairyTax is even worse than that.

Rather than rid us of the IRS as proponents claim, a national sales tax would transform every business, no matter how small, into a front-line tax-collector with harsher reporting requirements and tougher sanctions than they face today from IRS al Qaeda.

But the FairyTax is even worse that that.

The FairyTax will invite corruption and black-market activity as it does wherever national sales taxes are in effect. Oppressive government will go on steroids because the FairyTax is a “revenue neutral” plan, which means that the tax rate at the beginning is set high enough to produce an equal ocean of cash to that which Washington now inhales: $3.9 trillion a year, which is three thousand billion dollars more than is required to fund all federal powers enumerated in the Constitution.

Tax reform? Oh, sure there’s a Tax Fairy, Virginia. (And your son loves those credit cards and the Ferrari, so get back to work; the bills are piling up!)

Any revenue neutral tax scheme is a pit of temptation for millions of Americans who lack the brains, diligence, pride, or Christian principle to perform productive work. Instead, they sit in a government job, or they contract with government, or they own a piece of government through the back door. Socialism breeds and attracts lazy people.

Of course this isn’t new; there will always be sleazy politicians and lazy, corrupt bureaucrats. There’s no end of bottom-dwelling lawyers who see the law as just a trap to be sprung for a cut of the action. There’s nothing new about the accountant who cooks your books for a fee. And no, we’ll never be free of pulpiteers that tickle your religious ear for a tax-exempt ‘offering’ in return. But America was never such a breeding ground for such species.

Most Americans used to work hard for a living. We wanted no handouts. We credited God for what we had, and never asked anything from government except to leave us alone. But now, even the most reform-oriented among us, in the Tea Party movement, are buying the fairy dust. They argue about who should pay for the TRILLIONS in recent fraud and government they pay for it themselves with every paycheck?

They pray for the Tax Fairy to come and make it all better. When asked to explain why any Nontaxpayer should support the FairyTax, they can't answer. More importantly, they have no clue that a national sales tax will do nothing to clean up this dump.

But emptying the trough will.

[The sitemeter traffic counter below is correct; this is a new mirror site from my old Tax Honesty Primer site at which has thousands of hits but when blogspot switched to blogger under Google management, I switched to this new look.]