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Current Events and Continuing Education for June 11 through June 24, 2018

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

-James Madison


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Tragedy and farce in the effort to spread and the effort to suppress the truth about the tax.

An Emphasizing Irony


Simple, but important:

How To Read State Tax Law


Speaking of state tax law, one of the last few hold-out states has surrendered to CtC.

'Bama, Baby!


On covering cab fare for the guy who's going to rob your bank:

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


The instruction manual is in hand, we just have to use it.

A Word To US Policy Makers From The Father Of Our Country


And on the other hand, let's talk "hypocrisy"...

JFK Conspiracy? No Problem! Income Tax Conspiracy? No Way!


Here's what you've been paying for, people...

What America Gets From The "Ignorance Tax"


Continuing with the "hypocrisy" thing...

An Open Letter To Ron Paul, C4L, The LP And "Real Republicans"



The Law, In Seven Pages


The unfortunately harmful legacy of a genuinely good but misled man:

The "Irwin Effect"


If it ever happens, it'll be

The Newsroom Conversation That Changed The World


Know the tools of the enemy:

About Counter-Measures


A really important question:

How Do You Know When A Government Is Engaged In A Cover-Up?


From the "Keepin' It All Real" department:

The Serious Threat Of Species Suicide


What's happening and what needs to happen:

A Call To Action


Time for some push-back...

Have You Been Harassed By "Frivolous" Threats?


Have you heard a discouraging word?

The Truth About Trolleries


Other Voices

'Did Israel Kill The Kennedys?'


Share, share, share, people

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The most important question facing Americans today:

What Do The People Do About The Rogue State?


Guess what? There are only two possibilities:

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


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

Illuminating Anniversaries for this week



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

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Featured In This Update:

Frivolous Fuel For Energizing Epiphanies


More Great Victories As We Approach Declaration Day!


Is THIS Why LBJ Declined To Run In '68?


A Pair Of Old And Useful Windows On Current Events In The Middle East


The Truth About The Tax In Three Short Sentences


"Tax Honesty" BS Is What Had Doreen In Prison


Notes For An Educated Filer-- Whether A First-Timer Or A Veteran


Regarding Daft And Despicable Deniers


Regarding State Group Membership


Project Paradigm-Shift


Test Your "Income" Tax IQ!


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


Your Comments


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

- Thomas Paine

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

If CtC were actually right,

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

and everybody knows THAT would never happen...

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



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


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


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



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

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 18- In 1429, the French, led by Joan of Arc, defeat the English in the Battle of Patay.  In 1778, British troops are forced to withdraw from Philadelphia.  In 1812, the United States Congress declares war on the United Kingdom.  In 1815, British forces defeat France's Napoleon at Waterloo.  In 1830, the French invade Algeria.  In 1873, Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.  (This was a REAL $100, by the way, not 100 pieces of the near worthless trash we all-too-often use as currency today.  In 2015 the value of that 1873 $100 would have been around $2,040, based on the CPI-- or a lot more if calculated by other metrics).  In 1923, the first Checker cab hits the streets.


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


Fear nothing but God


"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


Friends! The Eleventh Annual Declaration Day Party is less than two weeks away!! It'll be Saturday, June 30, here in beautiful Commerce Twp., Michigan. GET YOUR RSVPs IN!!


An Emphasizing Irony, Six Months Into This Make Or Break Year

Marx observed that history repeats itself-- first as tragedy, then as farce. Karl, call your publisher! Here we have tragedy and farce all at the same time!

THIS PAST THURSDAY WE SAID GOODBYE to Doreen's mom. A gratifyingly (and unsurprisingly) well-attended memorial service celebrated the life and mourned the passing of the feisty little Italian woman who bore my beautiful bride (and taught her much, including how to cook like an artist-- well done, Lorraine!).

Lorraine's health had been poor for more than a year, and she was compelled to use a walker to get around. Perhaps due to the awkwardness of having to do so while recovering from a broken arm suffered in a previous fall, Lorraine fell again on May 17 and hit her head-- just eight days before Doreen was released from her second imprisonment for refusing to make false declarations of belief demanded of her by the government.

A blood vessel burst in Lorraine's brain. Though she remained conscious for a few hours, and apparently wasn't even aware of the internal injury at the time, massive damage was taking place. Lorraine soon lapsed into a coma from which she never awoke.

Kept alive for a week until Doreen was able to leave the prison and make it to her side one last time, Lorraine's life support was ended on Saturday, May 26, in keeping with her previously-made directive. Surrounded by her family, Lorraine then passed on within a matter of minutes, peacefully and painlessly.

Lorraine Thompson was a good woman, and she will be missed very much. Her premature death is a tragedy.

BUT LORRAINE THOMPSON'S DEATH is not the only tragedy in this tale. The greater tragedy lies in Doreen being kept from her mother during her last four months of life.

Doreen had been caring for her mom during all of the six months prior to being thrown for a second time into a prison 550 miles away for refusing to make false declarations of belief at the government's command. She feared more than anything that something like this would happen while they were being kept from each other, and that it should have come to pass with barely a week of Doreen's unjust imprisonment remaining is a heart-wrenching underscore of the crime by which Doreen has been victimized.

So, tragedy, indeed.


“[O]ne important manifestation of the principle of free speech is that one who chooses to speak may also decide ‘what not to say’ ” and “tailor” the content of his message as he sees fit. Id., at 573 (quoting Pacific Gas & Elec. Co. v. Public Util. Comm’n of Cal. , 475 U. S. 1, 16 (1986) (plurality opinion)). This rule “applies not only to expressions of value, opinion, or endorsement, but equally to statements of fact the speaker would rather avoid.” Hurley, supra, at 573. And it “makes no difference” whether the government is regulating the “creati[on], distributi[on], or consum[ption]” of the speech. Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn. , 564 U. S. 786, 792, n. 1 (2011).


 States cannot put individuals to the choice of “be[ing] compelled to affirm someone else’s belief” or “be[ing] forced to speak when [they] would prefer to remain silent.” [PruneYard Shopping Center v. Robins, 447 U. S. 74, (1980)], at 99.

Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Comm’n, 584 U. S. ____ (2018) (Concurring opinion of Thomas, J.)  (Emphasis added.)

This Supreme Court opinion was issued one week ago, on June 4. That was just ten days after Doreen was released from a second imprisonment for "decid[ing] 'what not to say'", for refusing to be "compelled to affirm someone else's belief" (or alleged belief), and for asserting her right to not "be forced to speak when she would prefer to remain silent."

And of course, this latest expression by the Supreme Court on the subject is only the most recent of an endless chain of 100% consistent rulings over the entire history of the USA. In fact, the same month Doreen was indicted in May of 2013 the court said this in a different ruling, again citing to many of its previous rulings saying the same thing:

“It is, however, a basic First Amendment principle that “freedom of speech prohibits the government from telling people what they must say.” Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights, Inc., 547 U. S. 47, 61 (2006) (citing West Virginia Bd. of Ed. v. Barnettei, 319 U. S. 624, 642 (1943), and Wooley v. Maynard, 430 U. S. 705, 717 (1977)). “At the heart of the First Amendment lies the principle that each person should decide for himself or herself the ideas and beliefs deserving of expression, consideration, and adherence. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. v. FCC, 512 U. S. 622, 641 (1994); see Knox v. Service Employees, 567 U. S. ___, ___–___ (2012) (slip op.,at 8–9) (“The government may not . . . compel the endorsement of ideas that it approves.”).


“[W]e cannot improve upon what Justice Jackson wrote for the Court 70 years ago: “If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein. Barnette, 319 U. S., at 642.”

Agency for Int’l Development v. Alliance for Open Society Int’l, Inc., 133 S. Ct. 2321 (2013) (Emphasis added.)

Four days after the October 20, 2016 denial of the petition to the same Supreme Court for review of Doreen's conviction for taking these pronouncements seriously, a federal judge in Texas offered her own summary of the most well-settled law in American jurisprudence:

It is well settled that the First Amendment protects not only the right to speak but also the right not to speak. For this reason, government compulsion of speech has repeatedly been found to violate the Constitution. See Riley v. Nat’l Fed’n of the Blind of N.C., Inc., 487 U.S. 781, 797 (1988) (overturning law requiring fundraisers to disclose retained revenues to potential donors); Wooley v. Maynard, 430 U.S. 705, 714 (1977); W.Va. State Bd. of Educ. v. Barnette, 319 U.S. 624 (1943); see also Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic & Institutional Rights, Inc., 547 U.S. 47, 61 (2006); Tex. State Troopers Ass’n v. Morales, 10 F. Supp.2d 628, 634 (N.D. Tex. 1998).


Once First Amendment rights have been chilled, there is no effective remedy, and it is well established in the Fifth Circuit that infringement of First Amendment rights, standing alone, constitutes irreparable harm. See Texans for Free Enter. v. Tex. Ethics Comm’n, 732 F.3d 535, 539 (5th Cir. 2013) (“We have repeatedly held . . . that the loss of First Amendment freedoms, for even minimal periods of time, unquestionably constitutes irreparable injury.”) (and accompanying citations); accord Opulent Life Church v. City of Holly Springs, Miss., 697 F.3d 279, 295 (5th Cir. 2012).

ASSOC'D BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS OF SE TEXAS, et al. v. ANNE RUNG, Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget, et al., EDT NO. 1:16-CV-425 (2016)

Wow! What high-falutin' poetry and power! It sure appears that the courts stand tall on behalf of our right to control our own expressions, which is the very cornerstone of liberty!

Sure does... Well...

It DOES appear that way-- except where the "ignorance tax" gravy train is threatened. (Read this to learn how slapping Doreen around was rooted in the corrupt state's 15-year effort to suppress CtC.)

Where a threat to power and perks of the political class is concerned, all that rhetoric becomes nothing more than patriot theater. It's all a farce when a cleansing wind starts to blow through the House of Cards.

SO THERE WE HAVE IT: Tragedy and farce all in one single historical incident-- and it IS an historical incident-repetition for which invocation of Marx's maxim is suited. What's going on here is just the latest of an endless series of despotisms practiced or attempted by corrupt, power-mad men and women intent on imposing their will, and the law be damned.

Those trying to suppress CtC are typical enemies of liberty and the rule of law, akin to every thug who has ever acquired an undeserved or unrighteous means to self-aggrandizement and luxury which he or she then does not wish to relinquish. They want to keep people from knowing the truth, and as good warrior and good friend, Willie Shields, recently put it, "It's not because we can't handle the truth; it's because the truth will enable us to handle them."

Nothing changes where people like that are concerned, and this takes me to my intended message by way of this observation:


Everything else is just squeezing a balloon or debating a witch.

That structure and purpose of the Founders is explained here. Send it around. By this time tomorrow that webpage address should be appearing in thousands of your tweets, GAB posts, Facebook posts, newsgroup posts and emails, accompanied by an admonition to every viewer to click on the link and read the page.

LET ME EXPLAIN SOMETHING to all of you who NEVER do what I just asked you to do. When I write an article for posting on these pages and put it on the losthorizons Facebook page and tweet it and GAB it and email it to the thousands of you in the larger state forums, and see it get only 10 or 12 retweets (max) and maybe a few score Facebook "likes" (max), I have to wonder why I and mine continue to absorb all this tragedy.

I think about the fact that, like Doreen losing her mom in such tragic circumstances two weeks ago, I lost my dad halfway through my own kangaroo-court prison sentence. I hadn't seen his face for a year at that point, and it was another year before I could visit his grave or give my mother a comforting hug.

I think about the fact that our kids spent two of their teenage years without a father at home, and two years as young adults without their mother. The more mundane aspects of all that my family has suffered would take pages and pages to lay out.

All in all, I find myself remembering why I declared this past January that this has to be the year everyone steps up and does everything possible to awaken America to CtC's revelations. If not, I stop throwing more good years of the few I have left after those already apparently wasted.

I'm not happy about staking out this position. I want liberty in my lifetime. But in light of the foregoing, perhaps you can understand that when I am not getting the amplification I need from every one of the thousands of people on behalf of whose liberty and rights I and mine have suffered, I wonder why I am bothering to write the articles and documents and analyses.

PLEASE SPARE ME this internal conflict. Share what I ask you to share, as forcefully, persuasively and purposefully as I ask you to do it. Please.

Don't worry about what those with whom you share the page will think of it. If they don't find it compelling, they are fools and not worth your worry.

If they are not fools, you having shared it with them will have been well done, and will be appreciated, either right away or in time.

"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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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 19- In 1846, the first baseball game under relatively modern rules is played in Hoboken, New Jersey.  In 1934, the Federal Communications Commission is established.  In 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed for espionage after giving the Soviet Union United States nuclear weapons secrets.  In 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved by the Senate, after an 83-day effort to derail it by filibuster.  In 2012, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is compelled to seek asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, lest he be seized by British authorities and turned over to the United States for a kangaroo court trial and long imprisonment as punishment for his role in revealing to the American people (and the rest of the world) many of the crimes of many of the denizens of Washington, DC.


How To Read State Tax Law

It's simpler than many folks think, but also very important.

I HAD OCCASION LAST WEEK to look up the tax statutes of Missouri. I'd heard from a warrior facing what appears to be a deliberate misconstruction of state law by an administrative tribunal trying to avoid issuing this good fellow's claimed refund.

The filing involved was an early-education affair, which was unfortunately complicated by the inclusion with the 1040 and a 4852 of the W-2 which the other docs disputed. The state is pretending it has a lawful authority to "determine" the amount of "income" the filer received, seizing on the included W-2's "wage" allegations as its basis.

In effect the state is saying that it is empowered to pick and choose what of the total information included in the filing it will recognize. Unsurprisingly, it is picking the allegations that provide it a rationale for keeping the filer's money.

BUT IN FACT, the state's entire premise is wrong, if not corrupt. The only authority the state has is to determine how the tax rate applies to the amount of "income" reported by the filer. What is to be reported as "income" is independently established by state law, with no "determination" latitude for any administrative authority.

Here are the state laws establishing what constitutes "income" for purposes of the state income tax authority:

143.111. Missouri taxable income. — The Missouri taxable income of a resident shall be such resident's Missouri adjusted gross income less:

(1) Either the Missouri standard deduction or the Missouri itemized deduction;

(2) The Missouri deduction for personal exemptions;

(3) The Missouri deduction for dependency exemptions;

(4) The deduction for federal income taxes provided in section 143.171; and

(5) The deduction for a self-employed individual's health insurance costs provided in section 143.113.

143.121. Missouri adjusted gross income. — 1. The Missouri adjusted gross income of a resident individual shall be the taxpayer’s federal adjusted gross income subject to the modifications in this section.

[This is followed by a series of specific additions, including federal tax refunds resulting in a Missouri tax benefit; certain kinds of interest; the amounts of two kinds of deductions a filer might have claimed on his federal form; and certain property tax amounts. A selection of available deductions that can be taken from the federal AGI is also provided in this section. See it all here.]

So, as shown, under Missouri law a filer's "income" is determined by that filer when completing his federal 1040 and arriving at his federal AGI, subsequently subject to a few modifications, none of which include the addition of any pay-related amounts of any kind, whether qualified as "wages" or not.

The section of state law establishing what the MDOR or any administrative tribunal is authorized to "determine" harmonizes with these specifications exactly:

143.611. 1. As soon as practical after the return is filed, the director of revenue shall examine it to determine the correct amount of tax. If the director of revenue finds that the amount of tax shown on the return is less than the correct amount, he shall notify the taxpayer of the amount of the deficiency proposed to be assessed. If the director of revenue finds that the tax paid is more than the correct amount, he shall credit the overpayment against any taxes due under sections 143.011 to 143.996 from the taxpayer and refund the difference. No deficiency shall be proposed and no refund shall be made pursuant to this or any section of sections 143.011 to 143.996 unless the amount exceeds one dollar.

As plainly stated here, the director of revenue is empowered examine the return to determine the correct amount of tax, not the "correct" amount of "income" to which the tax should be applied. The preceding sections of law dictate what constitutes the correct amount of "income" to be used in calculating the correct amount of tax-- whatever appears as the filer's federal AGI.

The same "determinations" statute commands the director to refund any overpayments.

MOST STATE STRUCTURES are exactly like Missouri's. All that is needed to be on solid ground in dealing with evasive behavior is a little research that is invariably MUCH easier than the federal structure.

Indeed, the bulk of most state structures is directly borrowed from the feds, with definitions, especially, simply declaring the meaning of terms as used in the state law to be the meaning given to the term by this or that specified federal statute. So being CtC-educated regarding the federal structure makes parsing out the state laws a piece of cake.

Btw, a few other state structures I've looked at over the years can be found discussed to one degree or another here.

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Speaking Of State Taxes: 'Bama, Baby!

The Yellowhammer state finally squares-up to the inevitable...


SCOTT HANNON has cracked the wall in The Heart of Dixie. Scott has forced Alabama to acknowledge the truth about the income tax uniquely revealed in CtC and return every penny withheld from him during 2017 and given over to the state for income taxes it now has agreed Scott never owed.

This first-time surrender by the state came not before some efforts to evade the truth-- In sharing this first victory in recovering everything, Scott reports having made his first efforts via amended returns for 2015 and 2016, which still have yet to be honored. But this original 2017 claim was answered respectfully by the state government just five weeks after being submitted.

Consequently, the "Victory States" map has one of the very few remaining "not yet in compliance" states go green!

(By the way, anyone with unshared victories with any of the remaining five "in denial" states, get them to me, please! There should be no grey in the USA-- only green!!)

Needless to say, it's HATS OFF to Scott! Well done!!


WHILE WE'RE ON THE "VICTORIES" SUBJECT, let's honor a few more folks who have stepped up like all good Americans should...

Andrew MacTaggart

Andrew has secured a complete refund from the feds of everything withheld in 2017-- which, as shown in his filing, was all FICA taxes (you know, the kind "you can't get back"... unless you're CtC-educated...):


David & Dorothy Weeks

David and Dorothy share a complete refund of everything sought. This doesn't amount to quite all that was withheld, because the better part of what comes in to their household is David's taxable federal pension. But the IRS recognizes that everything else is outside its reach, and returned every penny:

Here is the filing that produced this victory for the rule of law.


Bradley & Sheri Edwards

Brad and Sheri have shared a recently-secured complete refund from California of everything withheld and given over to the state during 2016:

See Brad and Sheri's claim for the return of this property here.



Scott's and Andrew's and David & Dorothy's and Brad & Sheri's 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!

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What Breaking The Iran Deal Is Really All About

In two words: Screwing Lebanon...


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

Cognitive dissonance in action.


Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 20- In 1214, the University of Oxford is chartered.  In 1787, Constitutional Convention delegate Oliver Ellsworth offers a motion calling for the proposed federal government to be called "the United States".  In 1791, King Louis XVI of France flees Paris in a futile effort to escape justice during the French Revolution.  In 1837, Queen Victoria takes the throne in Britain.  In 1840, Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph.  In 1863, West Virginia is admitted to the union as the 35th of the several states.  In 1948, the Ed Sullivan Show (then titled 'The Toast of the Town') makes its debut on television.


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

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

I READ AN INTERESTING ARTICLE the other day about the fracturing of American professional sports over the last 17 years. The key point that caught my attention was that the Pentagon has been heavily propagandizing Americans with faux displays of patriotism over most of that time span, plainly in order to produce an atmosphere accommodating of endless war-mongering. (It is suggested by responsible parties that the effort is meant merely to aid recruiting efforts. But even if this is true, it is just saying the same thing with different words.)

Here is the article: 'How Did Our Sports Get So Divisive?' by Howard Bryant. Read it.

When you're done, think about the fact that prior to becoming CtC-educated and -activated, YOU were paying for this engineering of YOUR consent of the "Endless War" on which trillions more of your dollars have been pissed away. The sole gain from the investment has been the ruination of America's reputation in the rest of the world, the creation of a lot of widows and orphans and the enrichment of the Congressional/Military/Industrial complex.

Now learn more about the "engineering of consent" at, 'Meet Edward Bernays- Master Programmer Of The American Matrix'.

FINALLY, SHARE THIS ARTICLE AROUND. A lot of people not yet awake to the importance of the truth about the tax might find this to be their alarm bell.

NOTE: For more on what is paid for by the "ignorance tax", see this.

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The Law, In Seven Pages





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

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

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

  • Twitter (click here to follow me and receive the announcement posts-- set for push notifications);

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

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

  • My RSS feed:

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

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

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

Hey, Gamers!


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

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

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




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

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

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

So, more than ever...


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

NOT THAT "DUCK AND COVER" would do you or your kids any good, of course... The Russian Federation has 7,400 nuclear warheads and the means to deliver them. China is coming on strong, too, these days.

Perhaps you imagine the US has some magical technological advantage that will protect us when all the nut-case bellicosity leads to its inevitable outcome? Read this, this, this, this and this. And in any event, don't forget the inescapable issue of nuclear winter and fallout-- the world-killing harm from either of which doesn't require even a single Russian or Chinese warhead to hit a target.

Really, it's this simple:

Click here for the sourcepage of the image above and for more scary details from actual grown-ups which the neo-con nutcases in Washington wish you would never find.

Spread CtC's revelations like wild-fire.

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 21- In 1788, New Hampshire becomes the ninth state to ratify the United States Constitution, thus bringing the federal government into existence insofar as New Hampshire, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland and South Carolina were concerned.  In 1898, Guam is organized as a United States Territory.  In 1948, Columbia Records introduces the LP.  In 2004, SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately-funded craft to achieve spaceflight.


On Criminal Complaints For Filing False IRs

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


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

-Edward R. Murrow


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

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

-James Madison



Thank goodness the sun is now shining...


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


A Review of CtC by Derek Cushman

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


Regarding Trolleries

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



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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

PLEASE be a real activist about sending this link to every single person in your address book, and about sharing it through facebook, reddit, twitter, and any other distribution channel with which you are familiar. Send it to every journalist you can. It's time to really make something happen.

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

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

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

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Illuminating Anniversaries:

June 22- In 1633, the Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Roman and Universal Inquisition forces Galileo to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, was the center of the universe.  In 1898, U.S. Marines land in Cuba.  In 1978, Pluto's satellite, Charon, is discovered.  In 2009, Kodak announces that it is discontinuing production of Kodachrome film.  In 2012, Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo is removed from office by impeachment.


How To Be A Leader In The CtC Community

It's simple:






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

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


PRO TIP: By the physics of the law, an indirect tax is necessarily a privilege tax. Here's why:

The distinction between a direct tax and an indirect tax is incidence. A direct tax arises by the direct imposition of the taxer, without any election of the taxed (other than that of authorizing the taxing power in the first place).

An indirect tax arises by the taxed choosing to do something by which the taxer's claim is then created. The choice that is a valid object of an indirect tax can't be anything done as an exercise of an untaxable right. Nor can it be any activity of necessity. A tax on anything done by necessity would arise not by actual election of the taxed but simply because the tax had been imposed by the taxer. Such a tax, whatever it may be called, would be in actual substance a direct tax, even if one that arose only intermittently. Think of a tax on eating, for example, or working, or engaging in trade with others (all of which are things done by right as well as by necessity, but you get the point).

What is left as the valid object of an indirect tax is the exercise of privilege-- something done not by right, and therefore done by the permission of the taxer (who, due to being possessed of an ownership right in the thing being permitted, is entitled to claim of portion of the proceeds when the thing is profitably used).

"[Although the Legislature may declare as privileges and tax as such for State revenue purposes those pursuits and occupations that are not matters of common right], the Legislature has no power to declare as a privilege and tax for revenue purposes occupations that are of common right."

Sims v. Ahrens, 167 Ark. 557, 271 SW 720 594, 595 (Ark. 1925)


The 'Watching the Watchmen Amendment'

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


PRO TIP: The argument that a concept explicitly given a statutory definition for purposes of this or that chapter or "title" has the same meaning as the common word the legislature has borrowed for its label-- which meaning plainly didn't suit the legislature's purposes, hence its replacement-- is a preposterous reading of the law.

“It is axiomatic that the statutory definition of the term excludes unstated meanings of that term.” 

Meese v. Keene, 481 U.S. 465 (1987);

“[W]e are not at liberty to put our gloss on the definition that Congress provided by looking to the generally accepted meaning of the defined term.”

Tenn. Prot. & Advocacy Inc. v. Wells, 371 F.3d 342 (6th Cir. 2004).



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

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

Learn The Liberating Truth About The Tax

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


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

Set Your Church Free

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

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


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Media Evasion Of CtC Must End, Now

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


Illuminating Anniversaries:

June 23- In 1888, Frederick Douglass becomes the first black American to receive a major party (Republican) nominating vote for President of the United States (the final nomination ultimately went to Benjamin Harrison).  In 1917, BoSox pitcher Ernie Shore retires 26 of the Washington Senators in a row after replacing Babe Ruth on the mound, who had been ejected for punching the umpire.  In 1972, the hidden audio-recording equipment in the Oval Office captures President Richard Nixon and White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman discussing the use of the CIA to obstruct FBI investigation of the Watergate break-in.  In 2016, a majority of British voters decide it's time to leave the European Union.


Are You Having Trouble Spreading The Word?

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

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

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


The Liberating Truth About The 16th Amendment

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

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

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

-Thomas Jefferson


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


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

-Thomas Paine




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

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

-George Orwell


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!!

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-James Madison

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Did Israel Kill The Kennedys?

by Laurent Guyénot


Just after midnight of June 6, 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy was assassinated in a backroom of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. He had just been celebrating his victory at the California primaries, which made him the most likely Democratic nominee for the presidential election. His popularity was so great that Richard Nixon, on the Republican side, stood little chance. At the age of 43, Robert would have become the youngest American president ever, after being the youngest Attorney General in his brother’s government. His death opened the way for Nixon, who could finally become president eight years after having been defeated by John F. Kennedy in 1960.

John had been assassinated four and a half years before Robert. Had he survived, he would certainly have been president until 1968. Instead, his vice-president Lyndon Johnson took over the White House in 1963, and became so unpopular that he retired in 1968. Interestingly, Johnson became president the very day of John’s death, and ended his term a few months after Robert’s death. He was in power at the time of both investigations.

And both investigations are widely regarded as cover-ups. In both cases, the official conclusion is rife with contradictions. We are going to sum them up here. But we will do more: we will show that the key to solving both cases resides in the link between them. And we will solve them beyond a reasonable doubt.

As Lance deHaven-Smith has remarked in Conspiracy Theory in America:

“It is seldom considered that the Kennedy assassinations might have been serial murders. In fact, in speaking about the murders, Americans rarely use the plural, ‘Kennedy assassinations’. […] Clearly, this quirk in the Kennedy assassination(s) lexicon reflects an unconscious effort by journalists, politicians, and millions of ordinary Americans to avoid thinking about the two assassinations together, despite the fact that the victims are connected in countless ways.” [1]

John and Robert were bound by an unshakable loyalty. Kennedy biographers have stressed the absolute dedication of Robert to his elder brother. Robert had successfully managed John’s campaign for the Senate in 1952, then his presidential campaign in 1960. John made him not only his Attorney General, but also his most trusted adviser, even on matters of Foreign or Military affairs. What John appreciated most in Robert was his sense of justice and the rectitude of his moral judgment. It is Robert, for example, who encouraged John to fully endorse the cause of the Blacks’ civil rights movement[2].

Given this exceptional bond between the Kennedy brothers, what is the probability that the two Kennedy assassinations were unrelated? Rather, we should start with the assumption that they are related. Basic common sense suggests that the Kennedy brothers have been killed by the same force, and for the same motives. It is, at least, a logical working hypothesis that Robert was eliminated from the presidential race because he had to be prevented from reaching a position where he could reopen the case of his brother’s death. Both his loyalty to his brother’s memory, and his obsession with justice, made it predictable that, if he reached the White House, he would do just that. But was there, in 1968, any clear indication that he would?


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NOW CONSIDER: Aren't you REALLY, REALLY glad YOU'VE had the fortitude and clarity of vision to do the only thing that will restrain those in Mordor-on-the-Potomac by taking control of how much of YOUR WEALTH facilitates government misbehavior?

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


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

Held over great reading recommendations:

Disinformation-How it works

by Brandon Smith


The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude

by Étienne de la Boétie


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"Peter Hendrickson has done it again! 'Upholding The Law' does for individual liberties what 'Cracking the Code' did for tax law compliance: exposes the reader to the unalienable truth!"

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And don't miss:

Was Grandpa Really a Moron

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

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

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

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-John O'Neil Green, JD


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

-Eric Smithers, JD


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

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

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

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

-United States Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson







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





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





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

-Arthur Schopenhauer


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The Willingness Of Some People To Trade Liberty For Convenience Is Without Limit

Some Observations About Current Political Efforts To Evade The Truth, Such As The "Fair Tax" Scheme


Regarding "Tax Reform"


"Taxes are not raised to carry on wars, wars are raised to carry on taxes."

-Thomas Paine


Where To Find Things On This Site


Law Professor James Duane Says: "Don't Talk To The Police.  Period."


Honest Cops Agree




Films That Belong In Every Home Library


Ever Wonder How Much An Unrestrained FedState Would Like To Tap You For?





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


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics




Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

June 24- In 1314, the Scots regain their independence from Britain with a victory in the Battle of Bannockburn.  In 1664, the colony of New Jersey is founded.  In 1901, Pablo Picasso's first exhibition opens.  In 1916, Mary Pickford becomes the first actress to get a million-dollar contract with a film studio.  In 1932, the absolute monarch of Siam (now Thailand) is deposed by a revolution.


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Last Word

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

-Samuel Adams, Architect of the first American Revolution


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About The Author

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

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

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

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

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

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

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