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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

 

 

The Lost Horizons News

Mid-Edition Update for June 3, 2019

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Featured In This Update:

John Geralds Shares An Uplifting Video And Victory

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Two Victors Who Shared Victories Just Last Week Have Done It Again!

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Other Voices: The Ongoing Destruction of the Minds of Children

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Illuminating Anniversaries for this week

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Featured In Recent Editions:

The Country Is "America"; "The United States" Is Just A Tool

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Erik Clark & Friends Are Making The World A Better Place

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Other Voices: The Path To War With Iran Is Paved With Sanctions

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Illuminating Anniversaries for this week

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A 3 AM Thought

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

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Why CtC Is The Only Remedy To Leviathan

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I Love Stumbling Across A Good "Tell"!

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Thwarting Judicial Corruption With 'Constitutional Avoidance' Doctrine

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It's Time To Celebrate Some 2019 Victories!

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An Excellent Tale Of A REAL Female Super-Hero

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On "Cherry-Picking"

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Re-Opening The National Forum

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

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

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On Tax Agency "Determination" Authority

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

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BTW, Don't Miss These Items Of Interest:

Regarding State Group Membership

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The Educated American's Tax Filing Flow Chart

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Why Are You Not Doing This?

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Project Paradigm-Shift

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Test Your "Income" Tax IQ!

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

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

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The upgraded Fifteenth Edition of CtC Is Now Available!

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

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

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 3- In 1539, Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain.  In 1800, President John Adams takes up residence in a Washington, D.C. tavern while awaiting the completion of the White House.  In 1888, "Casey at the Bat" is published.  In 1889, the first long-distance electricity-transmission line is completed, running power 14 miles from a generator at Willamette Falls into downtown Portland, Oregon.  In 1965, astronaut Ed White performs the first American spacewalk.  In 1979, a blowout at Mexico's Ixtoc I oil well in the southern Gulf of Mexico spews at least 176,400,000 gallons of oil into the water.  In 1989, the Chinese government dispatches troops to clear protestors out of Tiananmen Square. In 2013, the "trial" of government-crime-whistleblower Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning begins.    

 

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

 

"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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Middletown, Moonbeam!! August 3rd!

Be there for the next CtC Seminar, in New York's beautiful Hudson Valley!!

Click here for more information

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P.S. This year's Declaration Day Party will be held on Saturday, July 6. Mark your calendars and get your RSVPs in!!

John Geralds Shares An Uplifting Video And An Uplifting Victory

...and some thoroughly appropriate ire at the scam by which he and the rest of us were victimized for so many years before CtC was published.

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Last Week's Victors Have Done It Again!

This is unusually fast work-- gotta love it!

Scott Hannon

LAST MONDAY I WAS PLEASED TO POST Scott's Alabama victory for 2018 in the May 27 Newsletter. Just a few days later, Scott received his federal victory for the same year (the last part of which was actually dated May 27, even though the accompanying check was dated for 10 days earlier):

HERE IS THE FILING by which Scott secured this victory.

Especially worthy of attention are the IRS's challenge to Scott's refund claim and Scott's very explicit and comprehensive response, after which Scott's refund was honored in full (even though a bit of it was spent "on Scott's behalf" against alleged outstanding penalty liabilities for different filings, which I am sure are in dispute)-- plus a little interest for the delay due to the refund amount challenge.

This is far from the only time things have played out this way, of course. But despite the plain words of 26 U.S.C. §§ 3503 and 6401(c) and its regular defeats like the one shown here, the IRS nonetheless persists in sporadic efforts to hang on to FICA withholdings. So, I like to highlight these events, and hope that everyone takes note and puts it all in the memory bank.

WELL DONE, SCOTT!

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Matthew Bossard

MATTHEW WAS ALSO A FEATURED VICTOR LAST WEEK, and, like Scott, shared more victories within days of that earlier post. In this case the newly-posted victories had actually been received some weeks ago.

But I think Matthew, who has been involved all year in a flurry of recovery from past bad practices including a blizzard of paperwork back and forth and multiple victories with both Oregon and the feds coming fast and furious, perhaps simply lost track of these until now.

Anyway, here is Matthew's federal victory for 2013, shown by way of his federal transcript for that year. Because his filing (see it here) was so tardy, no refund was possible (and Matthew received a notice to that effect). But this May 13, 2019 transcript shows the acceptance of Matthew's educated claim in full:

I don't know how much of what otherwise would have been demanded from Matthew as tax had he not made his educated filing. But the acknowledgement of the overpayment for 2013 tells the important tale, and that is a tale of victory!

2014 PLAYED OUT exactly the same for Matthew, with an even more overt victory-by-admission in response to this filing:

Again, I don't know how much of what otherwise would have been demanded from Matthew as tax had he not made his educated filing. But also again, this acknowledgement is a plain victory, and unmistakable evidence of the truth about the tax as revealed in CtC.

So...

WHERE ARE YOUR BILLBOARDS, PEOPLE??!! ISN'T IT TIME YOU ALL STEPPED UP AND STARTED MAKING A LOUD NOISE, AND SECURING THE BIG VICTORY-- THE REAL END OF THE IGNORANCE TAX SCAM? C'mon, people. Follow those links and read those posts. Then actually get up and get busy.

I seem unable to make myself clear about this. Maybe I've begun to understand why...

For years I've been posting victories and other evidence like that above, intending to support your confidence in the fact that what you are doing in your own educated filings is correct; that you have lots of company; and so on. It's all meant to uplift, and encourage and energize.

But I begin to realize that my doing so may also be backfiring. These posts may be causing some of you to imagine that the wind is blowing so much in our favor that the march to settled, done-and-dusted Victory-with-a-capital-"V" is unstoppable.

Listen to me closely now: This march to settled, done-and-dusted Victory-with-a-capital-"V" is NOT unstoppable. There is ONLY ONE THING that will make us all secure in the benefits of the truth about the tax, and that is LOTS MORE PEOPLE KNOWING IT.

You took my word for the truth about the tax, and learned that I knew what I was talking about. Take my word for this, too. Get those damn billboards and newspaper ads going. Now.

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BTW, THESE LATEST VICTORIES BY SCOTT AND MATTHEW, AND JOHN'S, AS WELL, join those of the tens of thousands of other awakened and activated Americans represented here. Each constitutes another critical step toward the restoration of the Founders republic and the true rule of law.

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

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

That's all there is to it!

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

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

-Samuel Adams

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

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

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 4- In 1783, the Montgolfier brothers demonstrate their hot-air balloon.  In 1812, the Missouri Territory is organized.  In 1896, Henry Ford completes his first automobile.  In 1912, Massachusetts sets the USA's first "minimum wage", beginning the now widespread practice of pricing low-productivity workers, such as teenagers and unskilled adults entirely out of the job market.  In 1919, the U.S. Congress votes in favor of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution (women's suffrage) and asks the states for their approval.  In 1986 Jonathan Pollard pleads guilty to espionage for selling United States military secrets to Israel.  In 1989, Tiananmen Square is emptied of protestors, at a cost of 2,000 to 3,000 dead students, according to the Chinese Red Cross.      

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

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

1. The income tax is an excise.

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

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

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

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Other Voices: 'The Ongoing Destruction of the Minds of Children'

by Gary D. Barnett

There can be no greater stretch of arbitrary power than to seize children from their parents, teach them whatever the authorities decree they shall be taught, and expropriate from the parents the funds to pay for the procedure.

-Isabel Paterson

Compulsory schooling is a travesty. To call it education is absurd. Real education is lifelong learning as an individual, while compulsory public schooling is the indoctrination of children as a collective exercise to bring all down to the lowest level. Prisons called schools are simply the forced means to stifle individual brilliance while promoting sameness and monotony. The result of this brainwashing is meant to teach children to obey orders, and to be satisfied spending their lives in a virtual cage of ignorance, to never become entrepreneurs and dissenters.

With the recent death of the great John Taylor Gatto, the loss of a giant is evident. He was not only a pioneer in real education, but he discovered the true nature and genius that exists in so many children. The controllers who use the government school system as a way to dumb down the masses fully understand this potential genius. They are very fearful of it. So fearful in fact, that more than 100 years ago, they designed a mandatory school system as a way to control the common people. By training them to be good citizens and members of a collective society instead of individuals, the few could continue to control the many.

The experiment called compulsory schooling, now referred to as “public education,” began in Massachusetts in 1852, and became widespread just after the turn of the twentieth century. By 1910 the majority of children were in public schools. Since that time “education” as administered by the state has been a horrible failure, if learning was the desired end. But learning and knowledge were never the goals of forced schooling; training the young to honor authority, discipline, and nationalism were the true goals sought. In that regard, public schooling has been completely successful. These institutions became the vehicle used to teach children to be managed instead of managing themselves. They have produced a soft society consumed by doubt and incompetence, and one that can function only as a mass.

Continued...

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

I hope you read all of Barnett's article. It's a cogent warning of a very real and ongoing threat.

The only problem with the article is its failure to provide a real remedy to the problem, because drawing attention alone isn't going to to anything. Kids have to be taken out of government schools, surely. But this can only be made practically possible, and the perverse incentives against the solution removed, by a widespread American awakening to the liberating truth about the income tax uniquely revealed in CtC.

In short, We the People (you and me) have to do as the Founders meant for us to do, and resume control over what is properly ours, both as money and as power. We must make ourselves once again strong and in charge of our own lives and choices!

You can find a short film dealing with an aspect of this subject here. The 'homeschooling' section of this site can be found here.

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 5- In 1723, Adam Smith, chief economist to the Founders and Framers and definer of the Constitutional term 'capitation' is born.  In 1917, conscription begins in the United States.  In 1933, Congress, at the urging of the FDR administration, declared its intention to default on its existing contractual obligations to redeem its debts in sound and lawful money.  In 1968, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is shot in Los Angeles during a campaign speech.  In 1977, the first practical personal computer, the Apple II, goes on sale.  Its CPU ran at 1 MHz, and it was loaded with 4KB of RAM.  In 1981, the CDC issues a report on five cases of what later will be recognized as the first cases of AIDS in Los Angeles.  In 1998, a seven-week strike by the UAW at five General Motors plants begins.     

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A Wise Warrior On What's Really At Stake

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

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

-Proverbs 25:26

 

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

-Edward R. Murrow

 

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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?

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

Find this film on YouTube at youtu.be/K0CYo57I3ks

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How Do You Know When The State Is Lying?

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

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

-Abraham Kuyper

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Assessing The Damage From The Misapplication Of The Income Tax

Man, are Americans getting ripped off...!

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 6- In 1889, fire destroys all of downtown Seattle.  The city is promptly rebuilt, entirely without supervision or assistance from FEMA.  In 1925, the Chrysler Corporation is founded.  In 1932, the first federal gasoline tax is imposed.  In 1933, the first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey.  In 1933, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is established.  In 1966, civil rights activist James Meredith is shot.  In 1968, Robert Kennedy dies of the gunshot wound received the previous day.  In 2005, the United States Supreme Court issues the lawless and barbaric "Raich v. Gonzales" decision.     

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

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

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

The Civil Rights Lawsuit Documentation

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

-Frederick Douglass

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

-Samuel Adams

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

-Ezra Pound

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

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Did you know…

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

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

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

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

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

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 7- In 1099, the first attempt by militant Christians to seize Jerusalem from its Muslim inhabitants begins.  In 1628, The Petition Of Right, formalizing principles of limited government such as habeas corpus, is enacted in Britain.  In 1776, Richard Henry Lee introduces a resolution to the second Continental Congress calling for a formal declaration of independence.  In 1975, Sony introduces Betamax video recording.  In 1981, Israel, itself in possession of nuclear weapons, and one of the few countries refusing to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty, bombs Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor on the grounds that it might be usable in the making of nuclear weapons.   

Poisonous Pieties

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

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Trolls Against The Truth: A Dis-Information Campaign

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Please Help losthorizons.com Be As Effective As Possible!

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

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

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WANTED! Your Article!!

Sharpen those quills, people!

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Why Aren't People Suing?

 

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A New Policy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fear nothing but God.

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 8- In 1789, James Madison introduces a proposed Bill of Rights to the House of Representatives.  In 1861, Tennessee secedes from the union.  In 1949, George Orwell's '1984' is published.  In 1967, the USS Liberty, a plainly-marked Navy intelligence ship flying a U.S. flag deep in international waters, was strafed and torpedoed by Israeli warplanes and ships for more than an hour, killing 34 crewmembers and wounding 171.  Israel claims the attack was a case of mistaken identity, and Admiral John McCain Jr. (father of current U.S. Senator McCain) convened a 10-day investigation of the incident within a week of its occurrence, which endorsed this explanation and declared the matter closed.  However, internal White House documents indicate that the Johnson administration knew better.  Johnson himself ordered that no rescue ships were to be dispatched from the carrier group closest to the stricken ship during the attack.  The survivors have been demanding a new investigation for years without success.      

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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. Naming yourself is a requirement, and your name will appear as a subtitle on the video when I prepare it for posting, in any event.

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

This is your chance to get a LOT accomplished.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

-Samuel Adams

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The Crime of the Misapplied Income Tax

from

Was Grandpa Really A Moron?

Critical Inquiries for a New American Century

Bob’s Bicycles

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

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

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

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

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

Here's how it happened...

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

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

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

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

Click here to enjoy the rest of this illuminating little parable

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

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 9- In 68, Roman Emperor Nero prevails upon his secretary to slit his throat in order to spare him an impending Senate-imposed death by flogging for his various crimes in office.  In 1650, the Harvard Corporation-- the first corporation in America-- is formed.  In 1732, James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for an American colony called Georgia.  In 1856, 500 Mormon "Handcart Pioneers" set out walking from Iowa City, Iowa to Salt Lake City, Utah.  In 1915, William Jennings Bryan resigns as Woodrow Wilson's Secretary of State over the Wilson administration's underhanded behavior in regard to the sinking of the RMS Lusitania with Americans on board, which Wilson used overcome public resistance to an American entry into World War I.  (See 'If The State's Lips Are Moving, It's Lying' from 'Was Grandpa Really a Moron?' for more on this shameful affair.)      

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Now Learn How To Be Master Of The Situation

See the Proof

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

 

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

NOTHING.

 

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

-Everett Hale

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

 

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

-Daniel Webster

 

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

-Edward R. Murrow

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TOOLS FOR SPREADING THE LIBERATING TRUTH ABOUT THE TAX

 

 

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Test Your "Income" Tax IQ!

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

Click here to take the test

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CtC Videos And Audio Resources

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

-Exodus 23:1-3

 

Doing A Little High-Payoff Math

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

Just like that! In one week!

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

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

‑Dale Carnegie

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Spread The Truth

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A Few Tips For Making Best Use Of This WebSite

USE THE SITE MAP!!!

USE THE SITE SEARCH!!!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

-George Gordon (Lord) Byron