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Current Events and Continuing Education for January 31, 2022

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-James Madison

 

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At long last...

The CDC Finally Admits The Superiority Of Naturally-Acquired Immunity

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On "playing it safe"...

It's A Good Time To Remember That In The End, It's All On Us

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

A Tale Of Two Authoritarians

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

Illuminating Anniversaries for this week

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

-Thomas Paine

 

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

Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

January 31- In 1606, Guy Fawkes is executed for the Gunpowder Plot.  In 1876, the federal government orders all Native Americans onto reservations.  In 1930, 3M begins marketing Scotch tape.  In 1945, Private Eddie Slovik is executed for desertion from the U.S. Army.  In 1950, Truman announces a program to develop a hydrogen bomb.  In 1958, an American satellite is successfully launched into orbit.  In 1995, President Bill Clinton authorizes a $20 billion loan to Mexico.  In 1996, a truck-bomb is detonated outside the central bank of Sri Lanka.  In 2020, the United Kingdom leaves the European Union after a disappointing 47-year trial run.

 

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

  

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

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

-Samuel Adams

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

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

The CDC Finally Admits The Superiority Of Naturally-Acquired Immunity

...but still tries to defend "vaccines" whose own creators never said would convey immunity from anything.

A REPORT ISSUED BY THE CDC ON JANUARY 19, 2022 admits that those who are unvaccinated but have been previously exposed to C19 have 6 times greater immunity (which we will call naturally-acquired immunity, or NAI) than those who are "fully vaccinated". The admission is welcome, but the corrupt agency can't help but insert a few flies into the ointment in service to the evolving needs of its defensive narrative.

The structure of the report is contrived to suggest that this NAI superiority only became true when the "Delta variant" emerged. However, this is a mere pretense meant to shore up the false notion that the "vaccines" had initial value and weren't just tools in service to special-interest agendas from the jump. (See the rebuttal of this falsehood in the fifth section of this multi-part article-- the one featuring the Sotomayor meme.)

The deception lies in the report basing its conclusions on RT-PCR test results. The outcome from these "tests" (also known as Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests) are treated in the report as "laboratory confirmation" of infection. ("Rapid antigen tests" are also covered by the same label, and referenced in the report, but had not been in widespread use during the study period. Further, RATs are also prone to false positives with rates of up to 42% having been found.)

But RT-PCR tests are incapable of reliably indicating infection. They are also notorious for sky-high false-positivity (a fact discussed in some depth in this earlier article about a late October, 2021 effort by the CDC to argue the opposite of what is being admitted in this new study). This glitch places many of the subjects being considered in the report into the "previously infected" category who really hadn't been.

Here is the description of the relevant test parameters:

Persons were classified based on whether they had had a laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection by March 1, 2021 (i.e., previous COVID-19 diagnosis)§; had received at least the primary COVID-19 vaccination series¶ by May 16, 2021; had a previous COVID-19 diagnosis and were fully vaccinated**; or had neither received a previous COVID-19 diagnosis by March 1 nor received a first COVID-19 vaccine dose by the end of the analysis period. The size of the unvaccinated group without a previous diagnosis was derived by subtracting the observed groups from U.S. Census estimates.

Garbage in, garbage out. Since there is no way of knowing that the cohort classified as having been previously infected ever really were, there is no way of reliably concluding that even a single one of this cohort ever contracted the disease subsequently (that is, after having already had it once and therefore having NAI).

OF COURSE, NAI IS superior to whatever protection may be conveyed by the so-called "vaccines" (if any)-- everything we know and have observed for hundreds of years about the immune system (and vaccination, real or so-called) makes this clear. Many real studies of NAI in the C19 context confirm that certainty (see two here, for instance). It is only this contrived CDC study that fails to offer a convincing confirmation of this simple fact.

Now that its admission about NAIs has finally been made, though, maybe the agency's future studies will offer REAL results. Getting them is simple: Do antibody tests on people who have never had the "vaccine". Then track those whose tests reveal C19 antibodies for future infection (using a proper diagnostic tool) against a similar group of "vaccinated" individuals. See how many get sick from within each group.

Of course, those who have never embraced the injection will be far more frequently and meaningfully exposed to the virus, since they will not be cowering away from human contact as do the hysterics. But that's ok. The NAI beneficiaries will still have better outcomes, and the difference in conditions will just emphasize the point.

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BTW, should we not all be celebrating every new case of "omicron" infection? After all, each such case represents another person now fully, durably and robustly immunized against C19-- in any form or variant in which it might appear. Every such person (and they are already in the many millions, to hear the pearl-clutching community hyperventilate about it) adds to the hundreds of millions previously infected since early 2020 on our march to herd immunity.

BTW, II: You learned all about "omicron" nearly a year ago, on this page. See this article, still fully current today. See this one discussing how REAL vaccines work, as well.

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It's A Good Time To Remember That In The End, It's All On Us

In large part, CtC is about learning to say "NO!" and being prepared to stick to your guns. This is true across the board, not just as regards the income tax.

I'VE BEEN SPENDING A LOT OF TIME sorting through the vast tonnage of papers that have accumulated over the 18 years and counting since writing CtC, and many of those that came before that inflection point, also. It's been a major journey for me.

Sometimes it has been very painful, such as when dealing with the records of the prosecutorial and judicial assaults upon me and Doreen. Sometimes it has been very uplifting, as when going through the many thousands of CtC-educated and CtC-inspired victories shared with me by readers, and the many expressions of support and companionship with which I have been blessed by so many of you during the afore-mentioned assaults (for which I have always been, and will always be, enormously grateful).

IN THE COURSE OF THIS EXERCISE, I have unearthed many things long-forgotten-- some well-forgotten. For instance, I have been reminded of the faintness of heart I used to encounter during the sporadic instances of well-publicized, focused institutional hostility to my work over the years (a list of some of which can be found here).

At those times I would hear from many folks about their successful CtC-educated claims, proudly or gratefully reported to me, but with requests to keep the happy facts to myself. "I want to play it safe" would be the reason given, based on the notion that standing up and bearing witness to the world would invite corrupt adverse attention and harm.

The idea, in short, was that it is better to hunker down and quietly enjoy the benefits of CtC's liberating information even if that silence means denying energy to the spread of that information and its potential generation of a paradigm-shifting momentum by which all "hunkering down" would become unnecessary.

My response to hearing from such not-quite-warriors was always the same: "Playing it safe" by silence is just conceding the field to the enemy, meaning the harm you fear will come upon a bit more slowly, perhaps, but with way more certainty. By "playing it safe" you relinquish your arms and watch your adversary grow in strength while you shrink. It is what Patrick Henry spoke of in his powerful speech calling his Virginia countrymen to arms in 1775:

They tell us, sir, that we are weak; unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year? Will it be when we are totally disarmed, and when a British guard shall be stationed in every house? Shall we gather strength by irresolution and inaction? Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance by lying supinely on our backs and hugging the delusive phantom of hope, until our enemies shall have bound us hand and foot? Sir, we are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of nature hath placed in our power.

I'm sorry to say that my admonitions rarely yielded positive results. It seems those who have chosen to be timid are generally irredeemably so, and I have had to content myself with the milder satisfaction of knowing that at least these not-quite-warriors are acting to reduce Leviathan's resources, if not his public stature and influence.

HAPPILY, THOUGH, much more often my correspondents would insist on their victories being prominently displayed for all to see, and as quickly as possible. I have always appreciated these folks more than they will ever know, and have done my best to accommodate these requests (although due to victories submitted too long after they have occurred, problems with the quality of documentation submitted by less-than-computer-literate warriors, there being only one of me and always so much to do, and for other reasons I have never been able to post anywhere near all the victories shared with me...).

These happy, loud and proud warriors bring me to my point, often made, but never often enough: We are each of us responsible for the circumstances in which we find ourselves. This is not to say that we can control what others may do, nor even what others may do to us. But insofar as we are actors at all, in our own lives and in our interactions with others, we have DO have agency, like it or not, and we exercise it either on behalf of our interests or against them. there are no other choices-- no "neutral" option.

In all things involving what is done to you, or with you, you can say "yes", or you can say "no", and silence IS one of those two, like it or not.

Right now we are beginning the third year of a massive campaign of conquest over what has been known as Western Civilization-- a structure of society based on individualism, property rights, personal autonomy, and government by consent and with strict limits of scope and permitted practices. Most of you reading these words probably recognize this assault, and would characterize it as I do here (and I would like to hear from you reassuring me that I have this right...).

Right now, we are all called upon-- person by person, as individuals-- to continue to silently say "yes" or to begin to meaningfully say "no" to this assault. There are many ways to do the latter, and I hope everyone does them all, from denouncing as an abuser every parent seen with a masked child to refusing buy-in to the current gaslighting effort on behalf of making the current state of affairs permanent.

Most importantly (because I think that overall it is the most effective approach, as well as the only moral course to take in a decision that is forced upon all of us every year), I encourage everyone to shrink Leviathan-- that is, to shrink the chief mechanism and facilitator by which the evils we oppose are implemented.

Now is the time to stop "playing it safe" on that front, if ever there is to be one, and the time to vigorously encourage others to do the same.

I WANT TO SHARE TWO ARTIFACTS to close out this rambling rumination. Both were discovered during my spelunking expedition through old documents.

The first is something I found in a box going back to the 2010-2012 period in which I was imprisoned for teaching the truth about the tax which Leviathan finds so inconvenient. It is an expression of a CtC-educated American's recognition of his responsibility and fidelity to his duty in an area well-outside the subject of the income tax, but well within that of good citizenship overall. I know everyone will find very uplifting-- see it here.

THE SECOND ARTIFACT is something sent to me years ago by the excellent Greg Sutton. Greg is a truly focused CtC warrior whose research contributions I have been very pleased to feature often on these pages and elsewhere.

Greg has been particularly diligent in digging through old writings on, or related to, the income tax. In this case, Greg came across a very nice description of the "capitation" administered in 18th century France, in a pre-16th Amendment text by Edwin Seligman, 'The Income Tax-- A Study Of The History, Theory And Practice of Income Taxation At Home And Abroad'.

Seligman was an enthusiast for the income tax, and wrote on the subject extensively. Sometimes usefully, too, even though he tended toward Marxist views and helped promote the misunderstanding of the tax that was embraced by statist interests during the 1940s.

Perhaps due to his unfortunate political agenda, Seligman was always prone to use the term "income" in his work without taking care to distinguish between the tax-relevant legal term and the common-usage word of the same spelling and pronunciation. The excerpt you are about to read, discussing the application of a tax to commonly-defined income long before the 1862 creation of America's specialized "income" excise is no exception.

But taking that quirk into account, Seligman's description of the "capitation" known to the Founders and Framers, and prohibited by them to the United States without apportionment in still-standing Constitutional provisions, is very useful indeed. See Seligman's recital here.

Afterward, re-acquaint yourself with the integration of that subject into the overall package of law on the nature of the American income tax here. Then, energized, as I know you will be, get out into cyberspace and spread this like wildfire.

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

-Proverbs 25:26

 

"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

 

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

-Edward R. Murrow

 

"Be the change you want to see in the world."

-Mohandas Gandhi

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Tools For Leveraging The CtC Superpower

You've got magic in your hands, if you will use it...

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The Income Tax Law, In Seven Pages

Really.

HERE IS THE LAW, IN 7 PAGES.

HERE IS HOW THE SCHEME WORKS, IN 8 PAGES.

HERE IS HOW TO OVERCOME THE SCHEME AND ENFORCE THE LAW, IN 256 PAGES.

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

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

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Not Letting This "Crisis" Go To Waste...

...an important action item opportunity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Use this evidence in all your outreach efforts.

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

-United States Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson

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Regarding Trolleries

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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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How To Be A Leader In The CtC Community

It's simple:

KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT THE TAX IN DETAIL

LEAD BY EXAMPLE

KNOW WHERE TO FIND THE RESOURCES

BE FAMILIAR WITH THE SCAMS, THE MISUNDERSTANDINGS, AND THE TROLL-POLLUTION

TAKE CHARGE IN YOUR STATE FORUM, HELPING EVERYONE TO THINK CLEARLY AND STAY ON TOPIC

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

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

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Are You Having Trouble Spreading The Word?

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

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

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

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The Liberating Truth About The 16th Amendment

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

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

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

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

-Thomas Paine

 

OUTREACH!!!

JOB ONE, PEOPLE!!! SPREAD. THE. WORD.

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

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

-George Orwell

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Other Voices (followed by an important afterword)

A Tale Of Two Authoritarians

by Matt Taibbi

Former Vice President Dick Cheney visited the House of Representatives yesterday. He and his daughter Liz were the only two Republicans present at a moment of silence commemorating the events of last January 6th. It was a touching scene, which perfectly described why the surviving anti-Trump Uniparty of the political mainstream is at least as much of a threat to democracy as the “insurrectionists” they never stop wailing about.

In a story entitled “Dick Cheney returns to the House and receives a warm welcome...from Democrats,” the Washington Post wrote that “Democrats put aside their fierce and lasting policy divides with the Cheneys to thank them for condemning the attack and Trump’s continued effort to undermine the 2020 presidential election results with his false claims of fraud.

(News writing has become a pre-fab profession, like assembling IKEA furniture. All you need is an Allen wrench and a list of the latest clichés. “Trump’s efforts to undermine the 2020 election” has replaced “Trump’s efforts to coordinate with the Russian government in its election interference activities,” and “Trump’s false claims of fraud” has replaced “Trump’s false claims of ‘fake news.’” Part of the significance of January 6th is that it updated popular propaganda stock, which had grown stale.)

I don’t mean to understate the seriousness of January 6th, even though it’s been absurdly misreported for over a year now. No one from a country where these things actually happen could mistake 1/6 for “a coup .” In the real version, the mob doesn’t take selfies and blaze doobies after seizing the palace, and the would-be dictator doesn’t spend 187 minutes snacking and watching Fox before tweeting “go home.” Instead, he works the phones nonstop to rally precinct chiefs, generals, and airport officials to the cause, because a coup is a real attempt to seize power. Britannica says the “chief prerequisite for a coup is control of all or part of the armed forces, the police, and other military elements.” We saw none of that on January 6th, but it’s become journalistic requirement to use either “coup” or “insurrection” in describing it:

The endless hyperventilating efforts to describe January 6th as a disaster on the order of Pearl Harbor or even 9/11 has been awesome to behold. Huffington Post nitwit S.V. Date even called it “1,000 percent worse” than 9/11, moving the decimal point over on the famous Team America joke*:

The panic inspired convulsions across politics and the media. Ted Cruz made a plea for mainstream recognition by denouncing 1/6 as a “violent terrorist attack” before cowering in retreat on Tucker Carlson Tonight, in the process pantsing himself with audiences in all directions. Meanwhile, podcaster Eric Lendrum, on the pro-Trump site American Greatness, devised the impressively crazy syllogism that because the mainstream caricature of Trump supporters is so incorrect, conservatives should therefore embrace it: “If their aim is to make January 6 their Reichstag Fire, then we should go forward celebrating the events of that day as our Storming of the Bastille.”

It was no heroic storming of the Bastille. January 6th was a massive LARP that got out of hand. Trump has been around long enough for us to know his pattern as a serial line-crosser. Like a comedian, he’s always trying out new material, and if he gets the right reaction, he comes back with a bigger delivery next time. January 6th was Trump dipping a toe in the lake of strongman politics. The reason it wasn’t worse is because Trump has also been constantly mislabeled as a Hitler, Stalin, or Pinochet. The man has no attention span, no interest in planning or strategy, and most importantly, no ability to maintain relationships with the type of people who do have those qualities (like Steve Bannon). Even if he wanted to overturn “democracy itself” — I don’t believe he does, but let’s say — Trump has proven over and over he lacks the qualities a politician would need to make that happen.

Which brings us back to Cheney. All those things Trump is rumored to be, Dick Cheney actually is. That’s why it’s so significant that he appeared on the floor of the House yesterday to be slobbered over by the Adam Schiffs and Nancy Pelosis of the world. Dick Cheney did more to destroy democracy in ten minutes of his Vice Presidency than Donald Trump did in four years.

Seeing leading Democrats nuzzling the man George Bush called “Iron Ass” summed up the essential problem of the ordinary person trying to find a political home in this landscape. Even if you find the Trump phenomenon troubling, his opposition is not only authoritarian, but organized and armed with the intellectual tools to understand and appreciate how the technological elimination of democracy might be achieved in the 21st century.

We’re living through a period where an unpleasantly likely outcome for the ordinary American is the invocation of emergency powers to eliminate basic rights. From which side is that threat most likely to come? The pattern during Trump’s presidency was hyping the Russian menace to justify increased surveillance and censorship. Russia has since been switched out in favor of two new emergency bugbears. The first is the rise of “domestic terrorism,” and if you don’t think Cheney-style democracy-canceling is on the minds of officials heading into the next presidential election, you haven’t been reading the growing pile of articles quoting military types advertising their preparations for counter-coup in 2024.

The second emergency of course is the pandemic, which ought to have been exhibit A in Trump’s uninterest in being a dictator — he could have legally invoked all sorts of powers and did not. Instead, it’s become part of a widening propaganda campaign designed to enlist the wine-cave MSNBC set behind full-blown Big Brother governance. Remember our Health and Human Services Secretary saying last summer, in advance of a “door-to-door” campaign that was supposedly about urging people toward the jab, that “it absolutely is the government’s business” to know who’s vaccinated and who isn’t? Or, have you noticed the total lack of interest among pundits and politicians in distinguishing between anti-vaxxers and people who merely have anti-mandate or anti-passport attitudes? It’s all the same obstructionism to them.

Where have we seen this style of intentional line-blurring to justify the expansion of executive authority before? From Cheney, who took emergency politics to places even a sober Joe McCarthy could never have dreamed of. On the pretense that new powers were needed to combat the sweeping global threat whose existence 9/11 supposedly proved, Cheney institutionalized executive assassination, torture, mass surveillance, secret prisons, secret budgeting, and the wholesale elimination of congressional oversight over most of his program, turning the world into what one Pentagon adviser who talked to Seymour Hersh back in the day called a “global free-fire zone.”

It was under Cheney’s watch that we turned into a country that snatched people off the streets all over the world, put them in indefinite detention in an archipelago of secret hell-holes, threatened to rape their family members, and resorted to techniques like “rectal feeding” so often that one Guantanamo Bay prisoner had to bring a special pillow to sit in court.

The core principle of Cheney’s politics was protecting his new bureaucracies of murder and open-ended detention from legal challenge. That meant creating structures that were legally invisible. Are you on a watch list? Has the FBI sent out a National Security Letter to your telecom provider? Have you been approved for “lethal action” and put on the kill list? Courts repeatedly declined to listen to complainants with such questions because the secrecy of the programs made it difficult or impossible to prove they had a cause of action, a perfect Catch-22.

Even members of congress were often unable to find out about whole ranges of programs unless an accident like the Edward Snowden revelations came their way. Cheney built a government inside a government that simply did not recognize the authority of the other branches. It’s no accident this person is now receiving a “warm welcome” from Democrats because that party has for years now been openly worshipful of his secret-hammer model of executive rule, which expanded to a conspicuous degree after he left office.

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Afterword

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

-Edmund Burke

A GREAT PIECE BY MATT TAIBBI, displaying his signature cut-to-the-chase insightfulness and willingness to speak plainly with no punches held! My only criticism is his failure to recognize, or at least mention, that not only do "professionals" make errors, as Taibbi observes, but sometimes they get it wrong on purpose, in service to their own agenda.

The bottom-line point that "professionals" are not trustworthy-- certainly not so much as to leave unrestrained and un-reviewed decision-making in their hands-- is the same either way, whether it is embraced in recognition of "professionals" (and "technocrats") lack of perfect competence or in recognition of their venality (if not their sociopathy). But recognizing both considerations matters.

It is important that we impose accountability when bad things are done deliberately. That's the only way to discourage such behavior in the future, and help ensure that if we fail to ride herd closely at all times, we are more likely to risk only the hazards of having chosen public servants or advisers who are not up to the job, and not the much greater danger of victimization by villains.

OF COURSE, THE BEST OPTION is to be spared either hazard-- incompetence or villainy-- by denying the "professionals" of whom Taibbi speaks the power with which they can do harm in the first place. Happily, the Founders and Framers have equipped us to do so.

Those wise and well-educated men-- knowing, as they did, that all governments inevitably lurch toward the accretion of power unto themselves and the corruption which accompanies all accretions of state power-- pre-emptively put into place a solution. That solution is baked into the Constitutional cake and ready to the hand of individual Americans, entirely bypassing all supervision or approval of the "professionals".

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

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

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A Little Extra

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

Held over great reading recommendations:

Disinformation-How it works

by Brandon Smith

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The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude

by Étienne de la Boétie

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[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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“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.”

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

 

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

 

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

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

If CtC were actually right, it would mean the government's been concealing and denying and suppressing the truth for years on end, and everybody knows THAT would never happen...

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

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Resources:

Selected Features From Recent Editions:

At long last...

I Believe We Are About Ready To Turn The Corner

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

Farewell, 2021, year of weird speaking

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It's that time again:

Resolution Day

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It's time to get serious; it's time to get angry.

A Recap Of The Recent Past And A Prescription For The Future

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

The Malicious, Historically Illiterate 1619 Project Keeps Rolling On

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An uplifting poem by William Cullen Bryant which is especially fit for the times in which we find ourselves:

The Antiquity Of Freedom

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Winter is upon us, and we must take action against it.

Some Sober Observations-- Dark And Light-- To Consider As We Go Forward

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Biden's Bounty On Your Life: Hospitals' Incentive Payments For COVID-19'

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Virtue can be found all over this wonderful country of ours:

A Small But Bright Point Of Light

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Short takes on selected items in the news...

Comments In Brief

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This is important, especially now...

The REAL Story Of Thanksgiving

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The First "Climate Change" Diagnosis Is Here. It Will Not Be The Last'

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Catholic Archbishop Viganò calls for a halt of the goose-step march to madness and death.

A Thoughtful And Persuasive Rejection Of mRNA "Vaccines"

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Short takes on selected items in the news...

Comments In Brief

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'"The Public Good" Isn't Mark Zuckerberg's-- Or Congress's-- Priority'

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Putting the lie to a vicious narrative theme:

Those Saying "NO!" To "Vaccine" Mandates Are NOT Quitting Their Jobs

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Liberty in Peril'

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

Getting The Numbers Right

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

Target Shooting

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

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

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

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

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

Three Powerful New Video Testimonials To Share

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Covid, 9/11 & Forever War'

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

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

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

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

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'On Track For Calamitous Policy Outcomes'

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This should turn the tide, if shared around sufficiently:

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

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

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

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

A Quiver-Full Of Common Sense

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

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

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

The COVID-19 - Election Fraud Connection

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

More CtC-Educated Victories For The Rule of Law

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Because something really needs to be said...

Brief Comments On Selected Subjects In The News

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The FBI Is Orchestrating Its Own Terrorism Plots'

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

New Evidence Emerges Of Election Fraud In Georgia

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

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

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In rebuttal of a despicable and agenda-driven calumny:

A Few Words About Thomas Jefferson

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Pseudopandemic'

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Here's a very serious, very important question:

Declaration Day. Did You Do It?

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Hurray for the heroes!

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

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

Random Comments On The Current Madness

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The 'Conspiracy Theory' Charade'

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

Speaking Plainly About "Transgender" Madness

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People too often get this backwards:

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

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Was There A Wuhan Lab Leak?'

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

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

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In the news:

The Fauci Emails Are Being Furiously Spun By The Usual Suspects

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

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

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

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

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Why is it that...

Challenging Questions On A Few Selected Current-Event Topics

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Switching gears and going for some uplift:

It's Time To Celebrate Some More CtC Victories

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The Ignorant World And What To Do About It'

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A disturbing little exercise in reverse engineering:

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

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It's all about staying on subject...

Dealing With IRS Opportunism

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Sorting out facts and despicable fictions:

On "Vaccines" And "Variants"

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The Political Economy Of Fear'

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

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

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

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

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'We Must Never Forget The Old Normal'

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

Why Gretchen Whitmer Sent Sick People Into Nursing Homes Last Spring

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

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

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Cancel Public School'

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

An Eminent Virologist Sounds An Urgent Alarm Against Current Vaccines

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

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

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Why I Believe That Covid Derangement Syndrome Is Real'

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

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

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The (New Normal) War on Domestic Terror'

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

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

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

A Low-Hanging-Fruit Salad

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

Not Letting This Crisis Go To Waste

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Covid Odyssey'

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

A Stinging Rebuke; And A Shameful Hypocrisy

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

Resolved: No More Playing Along With The "Lockdowns"

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

Not Letting This Crisis Go To Waste

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Let's Play A Disinformation Game'

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

Sleepwalking Down The Nightmare Road To Serfdom

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Coronavirus Scandal Breaking In Merkel's Germany'

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A big, welcome crack has appeared in the ice.

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

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The propaganda drumbeat continues...

Regarding Overtaxed Hospitals, And Upcoming Vaccine Pressure

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

Another Israeli Murder

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The Germans Are Back!'

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

How A Real Journalist Comports Himself

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'Republicans And Democrats Will Never Deliver Peace'

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

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

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

On The "Income Tax Front

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Other Voices (with an important afterword)

'The Absurdity Of Covid "Cases"'

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

The Big "Income" Con

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

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

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See Prior Editions In Their Entirety:

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The upgraded Sixteenth Edition of CtC is Now Available!

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

Get The Short, Easy Intro To The Liberating Truth About The Tax

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Illuminating anniversaries of this week:

February 1- In 1814, the Mayon Volcano in the Philippines erupts, vomiting huge volumes of ash (and "greenhouse gasses", as well) into the atmosphere, followed a year later by another massive eruption, from Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies. Between the two, these eruptions produced "The Year Without A Summer" in 1816.  In 1861, Texas becomes the seventh of the several states to secede from the Union.  In 1920, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police begin operations.  In 1942, Vidkun Quisling is appointed Premier of Norway by the Nazi occupiers.  In 1968, South Vietnamese National Police Chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan is photographed summarily executing North Viet Cong officer Nguyen Van Lem in an intersection in Saigon.  In 1979, convicted bank robber Patty Hearst is released from prison after her sentence is commuted by Jimmy Carter.  In 1979, the Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Tehran after 15 years in exile.  In 1992, Warren Anderson, ex-CEO of Union Carbide, is declared a fugitive from justice by India's Chief Judicial Magistrate of Bhopal for failing to appear in proceedings concerning the Bhopal chemical plant disaster in which a probable 16,000 people died from exposure to toxic gas.  In 2003, the space shuttle Columbia disintegrates during re-entry.  In 2004, Janet Jackson has a wardrobe malfunction.

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A Few Words About "Climate Change" Fraud

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

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

Then share this link with everyone you can

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

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

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

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

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Rick Van Camp's Excellent Outreach Letter

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Notes And Tips For Educated Filers

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

February 2- In 1653, New Amsterdam is incorporated (later renamed New York City).  In 1709, Alexander Selkirk is rescued from shipwreck on a desert island, inspiring Daniel Defoe's 'Robinson Crusoe'.  In 1790, the United States Supreme Court convenes for the first time.  In 1848, the first shipload of Chinese emigrants arrives in San Francisco.  In 1876, baseball's National League is formed.  In 1880, the first electric streetlight is installed, in Wabash, Indiana.  In 1887, Punxsutawney Phil takes the stage for the first time.  In 1913, Grand Central Station opens in New York City.  In 1922, James Joyce's 'Ulysses' is published.  In 1933, Hitler dissolves the German Parliament.  In 1940, Frank Sinatra debuts with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra.  In 1972, the British Embassy in Dublin is destroyed by protestors after 27 unarmed civil rights marchers are shot in Derry by British troops, resulting in 14 fatalities.  In 1989, the last Soviet armored column is driven out of Afghanistan after a ten-year bleeding of the USSR.

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A Two-Minute Review Of CtC

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

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

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Eric Copenhaver With A Great Video Testimonial

SEE MORE GREAT VIDEOS.

Learn how (and why) to share YOUR testimony, here.

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The Best Response To Tax Agency Bad Behavior

This simple step will make a world of difference in how things end up.

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IRS Desperation Gets Truly Bizarre As CtC Warriors Continue To March Forward

A "Notice of Deficiency" for... $0. The most imaginative writer in Hollywood couldn't dream this stuff up.

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

Cognitive dissonance in action.

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

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

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Hey, Gamers!

WAKEN TO THE REAL-LIFE ADVENTURE IN WHICH YOU ARE UNKNOWINGLY IMMERSED! Put down your controller and listen!

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

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

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

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

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

February 3- In 1690, the Massachusetts colonial government issues the American continent's first paper "money".  In 1809, the Illinois Territory is formed.  In 1913, the 16th Amendment-- the most deliberately misrepresented Constitutional amendment of all, bar none-- is declared ratified.  All the amendment did was overrule the limited effect of the Pollock v. Farmer's Loan & Trust ruling by the Supreme Court in 1895, which had prevented dividends and rent connected with the exercise of federal privilege from being subject to the tax like other "income" had been for decades based on a view the court took of their relationship of those particular gains to the sources from which they are derived.  To learn the whole story of the 16th Amendment, click here.  In 1940, Pierre Laval is installed as head of government in Vichy, France, by the occupying Nazis.  In 1959, the music dies in Iowa.  In 1966, the unmanned Soviet Luna 9 spacecraft successfully lands on the Moon.  In 1969, Yasser Arafat is appointed head of the PLO by the Palestinian National Congress.  In 1971, Frank Serpico is shot, but survives to testify about the drug-war-fueled corruption of fellow New York City police officers.

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The 'Watching the Watchmen Amendment'

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

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

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

Set Your Church Free

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

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

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Test Your "Income" Tax IQ!

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

Click here to take the test

Click here for more Tax IQ tests

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

February 4- In 1789, George Washington is unanimously elected first President of the United States by the Electoral College.  In 1792, Washington is unanimously re-elected.  In 1801, John Marshall is sworn in as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.  In 1861, delegates from six of the seceding states form the Confederate States of America.  In 1899, the Philippine-American War begins (a resistance of the Philippine population against American annexation of the country in which over a million Philippine citizens will be killed).

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

-James Madison

How About You?

Are You Governing Yourself?

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

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

HOMESCHOOL YOUR KIDS!

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Some Observations Regarding Educated And Accurate Filing

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

Renew Your Promise

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

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

-United States Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson

The Choice Is This Stark

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

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

February 5- In 1778, South Carolina becomes the first of the several states to ratify the Articles of Confederation.  In 1918, Stephen W. Thompson shoots down a German plane in a dogfight-- the first aerial victory for the U.S. military.  In 1919, United Artists is formed by Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D. W. Griffith.  In 1958, the U.S. loses a hydrogen bomb (still unrecovered) off the coast of Savannah, Georgia.  In 1968, the Battle of Khe Sanh begins.  In 1971, Apollo 14 lands on the Moon.  In 1988, CIA-asset-turned-Panamanian-strongman Manuel Noriega is indicted on "drug smuggling" and "money laundering" charges.

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'The BOSTONIAN'S Paying the EXCISE-MAN, or TARRING & FEATHERING' (1774) (How our forefathers responded to arrogant "Rule of Law defiers"...)

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

Regarding "Tax Reform"

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HELP SPREAD THE LIBERATING TRUTH ABOUT THE TAX

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

-Arthur Schopenhauer

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Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:

February 6- In 1782, South Carolina bans paper money, after a thorough lesson in its inherent and unavoidable evils.  In 1788, Massachusetts becomes the sixth of the several states to ratify the United States Constitution and authorize the new version of the federal government, under the charter of which the federal government is given no authority to emit bills of credit or other paper "money", but may only coin money-- a limited authority in harmony with the identical prescription that the several states may not emit bills of credit, nor make any thing but gold or silver a tender in payment of debts.  In 1815, New Jersey grants the first American railroad charter (for a line between New Brunswick and Trenton).  In 1959, the first patent is issued for an integrated circuit; and a Titan ICBM is successfully test-fired for the first time.  In 1989, the "Roundtable" talks begin in Poland, marking the beginning of the end of communist domination of Eastern Europe.

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Last Word

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

-Samuel Adams, Architect of the first American Revolution

 

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About The Author

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

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

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

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

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

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

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