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The Lost Horizons News

Mid-Edition Update for March 11, 2019

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Featured In This Update:

It's Time To Celebrate Some Victories!

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An Excellent Tale Of A REAL Female Super-Hero

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A Special 'Other Voices': The Prisoner Says No To Big Brother

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Featured In Recent Editions:

A Friendly Letter To Elon Musk

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On "Cherry-Picking"

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Re-Opening The National Forum

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

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Rand Paul In Defense Of Free Speech, And Is Marco Rubio A Traitor?

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The Legislative History of 26 U.S.C. § 6331(a) (The "Levy" Authority)

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

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On Tax Agency "Determination" Authority

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

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BTW, Don't Miss These Items Of Interest:

Regarding State Group Membership

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The Educated American's Tax Filing Flow Chart

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Why Are You Not Doing This?

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Project Paradigm-Shift

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Test Your "Income" Tax IQ!

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

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Illuminating Anniversaries For This Week

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

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The upgraded Fifteenth Edition of CtC Is Now Available!

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

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

-James Madison

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Columbia, Cupcake!! April 6th!

Be there for the next CtC Seminar in the Palmetto State!!

It's Time To Reserve A Seat, People!

Click here for more information

By the by, I want to emphasize the importance of RSVPing if you wish to attend the seminar!!! In Dallas last month we lost a couple of people who arrived late and chose not to sit against the back wall with other overflows, which was the best that could be managed due to unexpected arrivals to a venue selected on the basis of RSVPs. You MUST PLEASE RSVP to Doreen as indicated in the information page linked above, and at the earliest opportunity.

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Notes And Tips For Educated Filers

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It's Time To Celebrate Some Victories!

Including the first complete refunds of 2018 withholdings!!

WELL, THE 2019 REFUND SEASON is now fully in session! Over the last few weeks refunds from the feds and various states have begun to hit mailboxes.

I've selected a few of these fresh and recent victories with which to mark the occasion, starting with the first heavily-vetted federal refund of everything withheld in 2018 sent in for sharing so far. This is followed by a complete refund of "income" tax withheld during 2018 by the city of Lackawanna, Pennsylvania.

We continue with a number of state and federal victories received in the last few weeks for earlier years, all on amended return filings (and one slightly older refund associated with two of the new ones). I wrap this batch up with a federal and state combo which was secured last summer, but has features particularly useful for helping spread the truth about the tax and thus especially merits sharing.

SO, WITHOUT FURTHER ADO, let's enjoy these excellent examples of real grown-up American men and women enforcing the rule of law on what are, of right, their mere servant governments:

Cathryn Cirocco

CATHRYN STARTS US OUT with the season's first shared federal refund of year 2018 withholdings-- every penny, Social security and Medicare included:

Here is the return with which Cathryn enforced the law and recovered all her money.

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John Jones

JOHN HAS SECURED A COMPLETE REFUND of everything withheld from him during 2018 and turned over to his local government where he lives in Pennsylvania:

Here are the docs filed to secure this victory on behalf of the rule of law.

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D. Jackson

D. SHARES THREE VICTORIES today-- two received in February, 2019 and one received in August, 2018. All are complete refunds of everything withheld from him and turned over to California during the years involved (2014, 2015 and 2016), and all in response to amended filings made after D. found CtC and learned the truth about the tax. Here they are:

Here are the amended filings D. submitted to claim these refunds: 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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Dan & Brooke Shogren

DAN & BROOKE HAVE SHARED their first-ever victory in enforcing the rule of law. This is a complete refund of everything withheld from Dan & Brooke during 2015 and given over to the feds.

This refund was paid out to the happy couple on February 26, 2019 in response to their amended return recently-submitted upon acquiring a CtC-education, and is accompanied by a healthy dollop of interest for the time their money was being improperly (if, in this case, innocently) kept by the feds:

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Tony George

TONY HAS SHARED A COMBINATION Oklahoma and federal victory for 2017, received on June 21, 2018 and August 24, 2018, respectively, with interest paid on the federal victory for the several month belated remittance. That several months was imposed by the feds in the form of two efforts to confuse or intimidate Tony into standing down and abandoning his claim.

Let's start by looking at Tony's federal refund:

It will be noticed, of course, that most of Tony's acknowledged $10,658.72 overpayment/refund owed was diverted to retire two alleged liabilities from previous years. Nonetheless, this is a complete refund of everything withheld from Tony during 2017-- Social security, Medicare and all. See Tony's filing here for full documentation.

Further, this is a complete refund issued only after Tony's claim was subject to a spurious effort to confuse or intimidate him by the ridiculous pretense that his claimed amounts withheld were not supported by his filing (a ploy discussed here in greater detail).

Here is the IRS's June 20, 2018 assault weapon. Here is Tony's prompt, spare and tart, "Ain't gonna play this game" response.

Still willing to try to dodge Tony's filing, a month later the agency tried again, this time with a, "prove you really sent this claim" ploy (discussed in more detail here), which might have been deemed routine and legitimate had not the first bit of transparent nonsense not intervened. Tony made the requested phone call without hesitation, and two weeks later had his old debts wiped out and a check in his hand.

AS MENTIONED AT THE BEGINNING, Tony also received a complete refund from Oklahoma for 2017. This one was diverted in full to those alleged old debts, but nonetheless constitutes a 100% refund from the state:

Here is the claim Tony submitted to Oklahoma.

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GOTTA LOVE THESE HEROES!! Each one of these good men and women are tuck-pointing the tattered brickwork in the rule of law on which we all rely to shield us from arbitrary power, and draining the swamp at the same time. Hats off to them all!!

And these heroes are not alone, of course. Their excellent victories join those of the tens of thousands of other awakened and activated Americans represented here. Each constitutes another critical step toward the restoration of the Founders republic and the true rule of law.

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

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

That's all there is to it!

DON'T FORGET WHAT'S AT STAKE. The very real evil of 75 years of an unrestrained state can be seen everywhere-- all around every American as our liberties wither away; and all around the world as our ignorance-tax-fed, home-grown Leviathan tramples lives hither and yon for the benefit of its clients, cronies and apparatchiks.

This explosion in the State's size (and hence, it's power and significance relative to those of The People) is not just liberty-and life-destroying. It is also prosperity-destroying.

The massive growth of the state and its power imposes an inevitable distortion of citizen focus and resource-targeting away from productive, general-prosperity-generating choices and into subordination to the whims of those now exercising all that power.

Rather than producing efficiently (and enjoying, along with the rest of society, the benefits of that wealth-generation), Americans are increasingly forced into decision-making in their businesses (and their lives in general) per the diktats of petty functionaries with clipboards. Inevitably, the interests of those petty functionaries, and of those to whom they answer, are their own, at bottom.

Individual liberty and the astonishing wealth-generating capacity of an actual free market are both left on the cutting-room floor. No problem for the State-- while the unnatural distortion diminishes the wealth of all the rest of us, the State's minority contingent of the population still captures from the rest of us a greater net benefit than it gets as common participants in an un-afflicted economy (until the sustained predation and distortion ends up killing the golden goose and we all fall into darkness).

OF COURSE, THERE IS A REMEDY... But there is only one, and the Permanent State is struggling hard with focused disinformation and other forms of official corruption to keep the American people from learning about it.

This remedy is one put into place by the far-seeing Founders at the time of America's infancy. You've seen some exercises of that remedy in the victory posts above, and you can learn all about its political and economic dynamics here.

Understand, the Founders' preferred remedy, as shown in the link above, is peaceful and proven-- a tried-and-true solution completely respectful and harmonious of all our foundational political and legal traditions and principles. It is the only solution to today's looming Leviathan problem of which those things can all be said.

(And BECAUSE the solution discussed in the link above is the only solution about which those good things can be said-- tried and true and respectful of all our principles-- that solution is the only one capable of capturing the interest of enough Americans to actually do what it is meant to do and shrink the State back down to its proper size. This is why the State has been engaging in unprecedented efforts to suppress public knowledge of this solution, as discussed here.)

We owe it to ourselves and our children to use it, and to vigorously encourage every other American to do the same.

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P. S. I HOPE EVERYONE UNDERSTANDS that I don't write articles like the one above, or go to the considerable trouble and effort of formatting and posting victory submissions and all the rest so that you-- already a CtC-educated American-- can look at them.

I do these things so that you can SHARE THEM WITH NON-CtC-EDUCATED AMERICANS, along with whatever your best creative thinking can come up with to entice those other people to actually look, and to do so with some idea of what they are seeing and why it is important that they pay attention.

Please make my efforts worthwhile by doing that sharing and cajoling and persuading, with the kind of intensity and dedication that reflects your understanding of the fact that your liberty depends on your success in that effort.

OH, AND BY THE WAY, sharing victories and other uplifting material of that sort is great, and often the best way to catch a coppertop's attention. But far and away the most important thing to be sharing as widely as possible, and with the most thoughtful effort at an introductory note to get it closely examined, is this document exposing judicial corruption on behalf of the "ignorance tax" scheme.

That judicial corruption is the only remaining stumbling block between anyone in this educated community and real and complete liberty from all the evils of the misapplied tax. Left unexposed, un-denounced and un-deterred, that corruption is a lurking hazard against efforts to see the "FRP" hoax sh*t-canned as it deserves.

Left unexposed, un-denounced and un-deterred, that corruption is a hazard lying in the path of any refund lawsuit anyone might find it necessary to bring against any balky tax agency.

This sort of viper-in-the-grass hazard must be dealt with preemptively and proactively. To put off cleansing the landscape from that kind of hazard is simply foolish, especially when all that's needed to deal with this snake is sunlight, and everyone's been given a nice big jar-full with which to afflict the beast.

Make shedding that light a serious priority, people.

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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A Fine Tale About REAL Female Super-Heroism

It's always a good sign when the popular culture starts reflecting a raised popular consciousness, and here's a great example to enjoy and share around.

EVERY NOW AND THEN I FEEL COMPELLED to comment on something I've recently seen and really appreciated in the theater or on the net. Today I am happy to highlight another very pleasing offering.

Today's featured feature is the Netflix mini-series called 'Secret City'. Originally released as a single season affair (six episodes) a few years ago, the second season (another six episodes) just began streaming a week or so back.

This program is smart, slick, impeccably-produced and written, and has a sophisticated, mature air about it. Best of all, though, it is the (fictional) story of a fearless journalist named Harriet Dunkley (played beautifully by Anna Torv) who becomes aware of dangerous corruption involving elements of the Australian and US deep states and their military-industrial clients and responds with dogged heroism.

The first season ends on a dark note. But the second season series wraps the story up, and in a way that warms my liberty- and rule of law-loving heart!

LIKE CtC-EDUCATED HEROES who stand up and call out lies and corruption on the income tax front, Harriet Dunkley is a model of the kind of hero to which anyone can legitimately aspire. Her character is the kind who should be firing the imaginations of young and old, in place of cartoon fantasies from Hollywood and the video gaming industry.

Let's face it. Nobody is going to wake up and find they have become "Captain Marvelette".

But anyone can wake up and decide to be a Harriet Dunkley-- or an Edward Snowden, or a Chelsea Manning, or a Julian Assange... or a CtC warrior. Anyone can wake up and decide to do REAL heroic deeds in the REAL world.

'Secret City' is the sort of thing we should be soaking up and having our kids soak up. I highly recommend this great little series for immersion-viewing over the course of a week, with plenty of popcorn and the whole family in attendance.

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An 'Other Voices' Special Entry

I normally only do 'OVs' in the main newsletter editions, but this one is so well-written and so timely that I'm making an exception...

The Prisoner Says No To Big Brother

by John Pilger

Whenever I visit Julian Assange, we meet in a room he knows too well. There is a bare table and pictures of Ecuador on the walls. There is a bookcase where the books never change. The curtains are always drawn and there is no natural light. The air is still and fetid.

This is Room 101.

Before I enter Room 101, I must surrender my passport and phone. My pockets and possessions are examined. The food I bring is inspected.

The man who guards Room 101 sits in what looks like an old-fashioned telephone box. He watches a screen, watching Julian. There are others unseen, agents of the state, watching and listening.

Cameras are everywhere in Room 101. To avoid them, Julian manoeuvres us both into a corner, side by side, flat up against the wall. This is how we catch up: whispering and writing to each other on a notepad, which he shields from the cameras. Sometimes we laugh.

I have my designated time slot. When that expires, the door in Room 101 bursts open and the guard says, "Time is up!" On New Year's Eve, I was allowed an extra 30 minutes and the man in the phone box wished me a happy new year, but not Julian.

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I HOPE YOU READ ALL of Pilger's excellent words. Now read this, and recognize that the solution is in your hands, if you will muster up just a little heroism of your own.

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

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

1. The income tax is an excise.

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

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

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

Continued...

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A Wise Warrior On What's Really At Stake

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

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

-Proverbs 25:26

 

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

-Edward R. Murrow

 

(Click on Saruman to see what he means...)

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See Who's Really Been Lying About The Tax

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Daft And Despicable Deniers

What the hell is wrong with these people?!

 

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

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

Continued...

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

Find this film on YouTube at youtu.be/K0CYo57I3ks

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How Do You Know When The State Is Lying?

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

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

-Abraham Kuyper

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Assessing The Damage From The Misapplication Of The Income Tax

Man, are Americans getting ripped off...!

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

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

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

The Civil Rights Lawsuit Documentation

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

-Frederick Douglass

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

-Samuel Adams

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

-Ezra Pound

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

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Did you know…

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

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

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

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

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

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Poisonous Pieties

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

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Trolls Against The Truth: A Dis-Information Campaign

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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WANTED! Your Article!!

Sharpen those quills, people!

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Why Aren't People Suing?

 

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A New Policy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

But I now WILL charge a special something for access to some key portions of that work-- testimonial videos, as discussed, described and demonstrated here.

SELECTED PAGES CONSTITUTING primarily "legal resources" pages now require passwords for access, and to get a password, I need your video. Similarly, if an email comes my way asking for guidance or assistance, I had better already have your video posted.

I hate to play it this way, but I want to win.

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

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

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

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

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

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

But I'll let Thomas Paine explain:

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

Fear nothing but God.

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Give Yourself A 30% Raise: A New Flyer

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What Makes YOU A Warrior For The Truth?

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

 

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

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

What does it for you?

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

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

Is it the money?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dress "business casual". Be well-groomed.

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

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

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

Remember: INSPIRE, ENCOURAGE, ENERGIZE.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This is your chance to get a LOT accomplished.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

-Samuel Adams

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The Crime of the Misapplied Income Tax

from

Was Grandpa Really A Moron?

Critical Inquiries for a New American Century

Bob’s Bicycles

or

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

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

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

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

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

Here's how it happened...

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

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

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

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

Click here to enjoy the rest of this illuminating little parable

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Now Learn How To Be Master Of The Situation

See the Proof

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

 

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

NOTHING.

 

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

-Everett Hale

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

 

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

-Daniel Webster

 

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

-Edward R. Murrow

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TOOLS FOR SPREADING THE LIBERATING TRUTH ABOUT THE TAX

 

 

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Test Your "Income" Tax IQ!

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

Click here to take the test

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CtC Videos And Audio Resources

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

-Exodus 23:1-3

 

Doing A Little High-Payoff Math

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

Just like that! In one week!

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

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

‑Dale Carnegie

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A Few Tips For Making Best Use Of This WebSite

USE THE SITE MAP!!!

USE THE SITE SEARCH!!!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

-George Gordon (Lord) Byron