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Thanks to an early educated filer, even before "tax day" I can announce:
April 17- In 1521, Martin Luther
refuses to recant his teachings in an address to the assembly at the Diet of
Worms. In 1861, Virginia secedes from the United States. In 1905, the US
Supreme Court upholds the right of two or more Americans to freely contract with
each other on terms of their own liking, even in defiance of state efforts to
impose restrictions and controls, in the case of Lochner v. New York. In 1949,
26 counties leave the British Commonwealth and form the Republic of Ireland. In
1961, CIA-trained Cuban refugees invade the Bay of Pigs in an effort to
overthrow the Castro regime. In 1964, Ford unveils the Mustang. In 1970,
Apollo 13 returns safely to Earth.
Anniversaries of interest for
each day of this week will be found throughout the newsletter
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,
especially in recognition of the fact
that my posts are heavily suppressed. They will NOT get out
if you don't get them out.
Remember, we won't win by only YOU knowing what I
present. We will win by LOTS OF OTHERS knowing what I present.
So, Just In Time For "Tax
...an early educated filer has shared
the community's first victories with filings for 2022.
NICK MEMMELAAR WASTED NO TIME
submitting his first educated filings after receiving an erroneous W-2 from
the company for which he worked during 2022. The
respectful responses were just as prompt. On
March 23, and then again on April 4, Nick received
his complete refunds of everything claimed from both
Michigan and the feds:
Well done, Nick!
It must be said that Nick did things a
bit differently than most for these debut educated
filings. He chose to rebut the mischaracterization
of his earnings as statutorily-defined "wages" only
once he had submitted his withdrawal of
authorization to withhold to the payer (in
mid-November), which coincided with his completion
of the 40 quarters of contributions to the FICA
scheme necessary to qualify for Social Security
benefits (see the several Q & As on this topic
here, and especially the material at the links
Here is Nick's Michigan filing, and
here is his federal filing. Each reflect Nick's
decision, as is explained in considerable relevant
detail in the cover letters accompanying the
is the W-2 created by Nick's payer, which will make
clear that his refunds, though relatively small, and
despite Nick reporting a big chunk of "wages" on his
4852s (per his calculations as discussed), are
indeed the product of educated filings and reflect
the agreement of plainly well-informed tax agencies
that Nick's earnings do not qualify as "wages"
unless he chooses to so designate them-- either
deliberately or, as is true for the vast majority,
in silent acquiescence fueled by ignorance
cultivated by revenue-hungry and thoroughly
HATS OFF TO NICK, whose great victories
join those of the tens of thousands of other
awakened and activated Americans represented
here, and constitute more critical steps toward
the restoration of
the Founders republic and the true rule of law.
Their great activism and outreach drive everything
...that is, sitting-on-the-front-porch-watching-the-world-go-by
thoughts, on the Ukraine war fraud, the
unconstitutionality of the EPA, the LGBTetc.
"genocide" trope, and more.
CONGRESS HAS THE SOLE AUTHORITY in the
federal government to initiate military action by
the United States (other than highly limited
presidential latitude to repel active or imminent
hostile attack for a brief period of time--
something not applicable to any US military action
undertaken in quite a long time, notably including
the current action against Russia). This is widely
understood in at least an academic way.
The manifest implication of that widely
understood fact-- that most of the military actions
undertaken without a Congressional declaration of
war over the last eight decades or so have been
illegal, notably including the current action
against Russia (the degree of which illegal action
has just been much more widely exposed by the brave
whistleblower, Jack Teixeira)-- is seldom
WHAT I IMAGINE IS MUCH LESS WIDELY
UNDERSTOOD is that the current illegal, undeclared
war being prosecuted by the United States against
Russia was begun solely by the United States.
years ago the US organized and carried out a coup
overthrowing the legitimately-elected government of
Ukraine. This was followed by a civil war
between the majority of Ukrainians supporting the
legitimate, overthrown government (the bulk of whom
live in the eastern part of the country) and the
US-backed minority which had engaged in the coup
(and which is comprised in significant part by
At the beginning of this internal
which had seceded from Ukraine repeatedly since the
breakup of the USSR in 1991, voted
overwhelmingly to be annexed by Russia. The other
loyalist regions sued for similar annexation, but
the Putin government, exercising astonishing
restraint and being a bit naive, declined those
requests, putting misplaced faith in a negotiated
resolution to the civil conflict under the terms of
the Minsk accords (I and II) which the US and the
western Ukraine coup-plotters steadily violated to a
greater and greater degree until Russia had no
choice but to invade in order to forestall an
imminent genocide in the Donbas. See the details and
documentation of all of this
ALSO LESS WIDELY UNDERSTOOD is that the
illegal war the US is prosecuting in Ukraine is
against the largest and most technologically
accomplished nuclear force on the planet. Russia has
more nukes and bigger nukes and more diversified
nukes that the US, and has submarine and hypersonic
delivery technology well beyond that of the US and
which cannot be intercepted by US countermeasures.
If pushed to any definitive sense of existential
peril by US encroachments, military or political,
and whether directly or through the neo-Nazi
Ukrainian proxy, Russia can be expected to take us
out with it. Why not, after all?
China, which knows perfectly well that
it is next on the hit list if the US succeeds in its
aggression against Russia, will add its own throw
weight to the obliteration of America. Why not,
Here is an idea of what that will mean:
The day before one tiny
nuclear bomb (since then, nukes literally
thousands of times more powerful are made) was
dropped on Nagasaki, what you see above had been a
thriving city of 240,000.
Where outlying buildings
remained erect in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the
"shadows" of incinerated inhabitants were burned
into walls and sidewalks.
Americans need to stop sleepwalking and
relying on someone else to arrest this madness being
committed against us all by a political and military
and industrial elite blinded by pomp and profits or
in the sociopathic steer-into-the-iceberg grip of
nihilism and narcissism. We need to defund (and
thus, shrink back into its britches) the Leviathan
state by the grossly swollen size of which the
lunacy is enabled.
See the solution here, and pass it around like
your life depends on it.
*This illegality remains true even in
the face of pretenses like the "Authorization of the
Use of Military Force".
After all, Congress is not
Constitutionally-authorized to delegate its
war-making power to the executive, and no nations
upon which war is being declared are named in the
AUMFs, and yet the executive has treated them as
license to bomb, invade and occupy other sovereign
nations-- in other words, as license to prosecute
undeclared wars at its discretion.
I WONDER HOW MANY PEOPLE reflect on the
fact that if they have kids in public schools, they
are welfare recipients?
THE BIDEN CABAL has just proposed new
vehicle emissions standards seemingly calculated to
eviscerate internal combustion engine production and
sales within a few years. At this juncture, it is
worth taking note of the fact that there is no
Constitutional authorization for anything done by
the Environmental Protection Agency.
In anticipation of the reflexive
rejoinder by some, I will point out that where the
expression "general welfare" appears in the
Constitution, it is simply deployed as an
explanation for the extraordinary and controversial
inclusion of a power to tax in what was actually
just a new version of the Articles of Confederation,
which power had been entirely denied to the United
States in the earlier version.
Here is how that expression appears:
The Congress shall have Power To lay
and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to
pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and
general Welfare of the United States; but all
Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform
throughout the United States;
This clause, the first in Article I,
sec. 8, is often mischaracterized as the "General
Welfare" clause (as
here, by the US Congress, no less, which
actually puts that label in its webpage text as
though it appears thus in the Constitution itself,
which it does not). In fact, the clause is plainly
the "Power to tax" clause. This is unmistakably and
indisputably shown by the location of the
semi-colons with which the Framers divide and
throughout the entire section.
Here, we have a semi-colon after the
grant of a power to tax, and then again after a
subsequent limitation of that tax power. The
"general welfare" phrase is in no way so
distinguished as a delegated power, but instead is
clearly in the same category of mere flourish and
justification as are the phrases "pay the debts" and
"provide for the common Defence" with which it
The silliness of treating clause 1 of
section 8 as the "general welfare" clause is shown
in the fact that we never hear
anyone label this portion of Article I, section 8 as
the "Pay the Debts" clause, or the "Provide for the
Common Defence" clause... At most, "general
welfare" has a specific significance only as a
reference to the good meant to be accomplished by
Congressional implementation of the powers
subsequently given in the section in which it
As James Madison wrote in his 'Report
“Money cannot be applied to the
General Welfare, otherwise than by an application of
it to some PARTICULAR measure conducive to the
General Welfare. Whenever, therefore, money has been
raised by the general Authority, and is to be
applied to a particular measure, a question arises
whether the particular measure be within the
enumerated authorities vested in Congress. If it be,
the money requisite for it may be applied to it; if
it be not, no such application can be made.”
Thomas Jefferson put it this way (in a
letter to Albert Gallatin in 1817):
“Our tenet ever was … that Congress
has not unlimited powers to provide for the general
welfare, but were restrained to those specifically
enumerated; and that, as it was never meant they
should raise money for purposes which the
enumeration did not place under their action;
consequently, that the specification of powers is a
limitation of the purposes for which they may raise
Even ardent statist and centralized,
unrestrained-power enthusiast Alexander Hamilton
admitted that the first clause of Article I, Section
8 shouldn't be, and can't plausibly be, read as a
grant of any kind of general authority for
legislation regarding whatever Congress might think
is good, wise, or necessary for the general welfare,
writing in Federalist #83:
“This specification of particulars
[the 18 enumerated powers of Article I, Section 8]
evidently excludes all pretension to a general
legislative authority, because an affirmative grant
of special powers would be absurd as well as useless
if a general authority was intended.”
So, no. There is no "general
welfare" clause or other manner by which by which
the federal government is authorized to dictate what
kind of lightbulbs, stove, toilet or showerhead you
use, or how your car engine operates, or anything
else of the sort. The Biden administration overreach
on emissions is as good a reason as any to finally
wake up to this fact.
DEAF PEOPLE CAN READ, just like anyone
else. Let's be done with the distracting, expensive
and absurd practice of stationing a ASL signer at
the elbow of every public official holding a press
conference and rely on the deaf to use the closed
caption function on their TVs and other devices,
which are probably already on by default at all
I AM SICK OF THE EXPRESSION
"gender-affirming care" The behavior so labeled is
actually delusion-nurturing abuse, and should be
plainly referred-to as such.
After all, even taken with respect for
the manner in which the misleading and improper
phrase is used, it simply refers to "care" by which
the imaginings of the one being "cared for" are
endorsed or given a corresponding superficial
costume (i.e., you think you are a woman; we will
"affirm" this by making you look like one). Since
the notion of a man that he is a woman (or of a
woman that she is a man) is plainly delusional, and
encouraging or enabling delusions is plainly
abusive, so-called "gender-affirming care" is really
delusion-nurturing abuse, full stop.
After all, no one is "born queer". Like
the pod people in 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers',
the queer community must subvert normal healthy
children in order to produce another generation of
their kind (and, perhaps, secure the political power
and related security which comes from what might end
up being expanded numbers).
Obviously, I'm just speculating here.
Perhaps there is some other explanation for the
Maybe it is merely political rhetoric
meant to evoke sympathy from poorly-informed members
of the larger community who could be misled into
imagining that the queer community is actually being
targeted for deadly violence due to their peculiar
choices and behaviors. Maybe it is just another
example of the degeneration of language encouraged
by the left by which any failure to embrace is
deemed somehow an act of violent rejection
comprising a sort of "spiritual genocide".
I don't know. But I think my
speculation makes sense, though it might be
difficult to imagine anyone within the queer
community really thinking it through this way
directly. After all, that community has marinated
itself for years in idiotic notions like the
existence of a "queer gene", and that kids are born
knowing that they are in the wrong body.
Nonetheless, even with those blinders
firmly in place, I think that at some core level,
those impelled to conduct drag shows in front of
little children, sexualize kindergartners and
encourage them to question their "gender
assignments", and do everything else possible to
promote their lifestyle to little kids understand.
They know, at some core level, that all this
impelled grooming behavior is along the lines of a
INDICTING A FORMER PRESIDENT is NOT a
"crossing of the Rubicon". Trump is not, after all,
indicted over a policy or act performed in the
course of carrying out the duties of his office.
That would be an indictment meriting
treatment as remarkable and in which Trump being a
former president would be relevant in that regard.
What IS a crossing of the Rubicon, and
worthy of remarking as such, is the indictment of
the front-running candidate-competitor of the
current president, of whom the indicting DA is a
political ally, and over so bizarrely and
indefensibly contrived a collection of charges.
My quibble, therefore, is not with
those getting exercised over the indictment of Trump
by Alvin Bragg. It is just with the labeling that
many of those folks use. Such things matter, and I
wish everyone in the pro-Trump crowd would start
getting this right.
WHILE WE'RE ON THE SUBJECT OF DONALD
TRUMP, let me close with this: Much has been made
recently of China successfully brokering a peace
agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Doesn't it
seem like only yesterday that
Trump and Co. murdered the most beloved public
figure in Iran in order to stop such an
agreement being made? And on sovereign foreign soil,
no less, with additional collateral fatalities...
There's some useful perspective to be
learned from these facts by those capable of
learning. Unfortunately, that class of
learning-capable people seldom seems to include
those in charge of US foreign policy.
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Guard units seeking to confiscate a cache of recently banned assault weapons
were ambushed on April 19 by the elements of a paramilitary extremist faction.
Military and law-enforcement sources estimate that 72 were killed and more than
200 injured before government forces were compelled to withdraw.
Speaking after the clash, the Massachusetts governor declared that the extremist
faction, which was made up of local citizens, has links to the radical right
wing tax protest movement. The Governor blamed the extremists for recent
incidents of vandalism directed against internal revenue offices. The governor
described the group's organizers as criminals, and issued an executive order
authorizing the summary arrest of any individual who has interfered with the
government's efforts to secure law and order.
The military raid on the extremist arsenal followed widespread refusal by the
local citizenry to turn over recently outlawed assault weapons.
The governor issued a ban on military style weapons and ammunition earlier in
the week. This decision followed a meeting earlier this month between
government and military leaders at which the governor authorized forcible
confiscation of illegal arms. One government official, speaking on condition of
anonymity, pointed out that none of these people would have been killed had the
extremists obeyed the law and turned over their weapons. Government troops
initially succeeded in confiscating a large supply of outlawed weapons and
ammunition elsewhere in the state.
However, troops attempting to seize arms and ammunition in Lexington met with
resistance from heavily armed extremists who had been tipped off regarding the
government's plan. During an intense standoff in Lexington's town park,
National Guard Colonel Francis Smith, commander of the government operation,
ordered the armed group to surrender their weapons and return to their homes.
The impasse was broken by a single shot, which was reportedly fired by one of
the right wing extremists. Eight civilians were killed in the ensuing exchange.
Ironically, the local citizenry blamed the government forces rather than the
extremists for the civilian deaths. Before order could be restored, armed
citizens from surrounding areas had descended upon the guard units. Col.
Smith, finding his forces over matched by the armed mob, ordered a retreat.
The governor has called upon citizens to support the state and national joint
task force in its effort to restore law and order. The governor also demanded
the surrender of those responsible for planning and leading the attack against
government troops. Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and John Hancock, who have been
identified as the ring leaders of the extremist faction, remain at large.
Also on this date: In 1933, FDR announces the
abandonment of the gold standard. In 1961, the Bay of Pigs invasion
effort is defeated. In 1993, the Clinton administration firebombs a
community in Waco, Texas, killing 81 American men, women and children.
In 1995, the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City is
partly destroyed by explosives. In 2011, Fidel Castro resigns after 45
years in office as head of Cuba's Communist Party Central Committee. In
2013, Tamerlan Tsarenev, alleged Boston Marathon bomber, is said to have
been killed in a shoot-out with police. Some reason exists to be
uncertain of the truth of this story.
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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
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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 under
the fraudulent mantle of
COVID-19 mitigation 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], since March of 2020 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.
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
Use this evidence in all your
"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
(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
CtC-revelation (but without details sufficient to expose the
real substance of the ruling)--
and sometimes even more mendacious behavior.
Are the presentations and
resources offered on this site and in my other work of any value to you?
Tim Kendrick has posted
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.
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.
Are You Having Trouble Spreading The
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
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...
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
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
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
When will we ever be rid of the scourge of Donald J.
Just when his star was
finally fading and the prospect of an alternative
GOP candidate for the 2024 presidential race was
gaining steam (i.e. Gov. Ron DeSantis) the lunatic
who George Soros put in the Manhattan DA’s office
comes up with this absolute joke of an indictment.
The “34 counts” consist of
three misdemeanors, where the statute of limitations
has already expired. These putative offenses are
then each cut and pasted 11 times to match the
monthly reimbursement checks to Michael Cohen for
the hush payments he made to the Donald’s lady
friends with respect to dalliances two decades
These three repetitive “books and records”
violations include Cohen’s invoice for reimbursement
(X11), its entry into the Trump Organization’s
general ledger (X12) and the latter’s receipt of a
check from the Donald to cover the payments (X11).
In turn, this no-count minutia is transformed into a
felony aimed to bring down a former president for
the first time in American history and the leading
GOP candidate for 2024 by pure legal legerdemain.
That is, the boosting of these stale misdemeanors
into felonies owing to an alleged bad intent to hide
something actually jail-worthy. And in this case,
repeated 34 times for good measure.
…..with intent to defraud and intent to commit
another crime and aid and conceal the commission
What the additional crime was, the indictment does
not say. Bragg just assured that we would find out
by the time of the trial, which is not likely to
occur until after the GOP presidential primaries are
Of course, the unnamed crime is not hard to guess.
It is failure to report these perfectly legal hush
money payments as campaign expenditures. That is,
offenses like the $113,000 civil fine Hillary paid
when the ample money her campaign supplied to
Christopher Steele to concoct the RussiaGate dossier
was falsely reported as an expense for “legal
As far as we can tell, Alvin Bragg may well be as
stupid as his indictment. But that doesn’t excuse
the whole of the Democratic Party and a good part of
official Washington and the mainstream media for
tolerating this hideous stunt. Bragg should have
been shutdown long ago by a thundering chorus from
“….campaign promise or not, don’t you dare
tamper with the very viability of democratic
governance in this manner”.
Indeed, the whole escapade is so far off the wall as
to make you want to don your tinfoil hat. That is to
say, is the Donald secretly paying Bragg to
undertake this madness?!
After all, if things go according to plan and a
trial doesn’t happen until June 2024 at the
earliest, it will literally be worth billions of
campaign advertising in the run-up to the GOP
convention. Indeed, given the backdrop of soaring
crime in the Big Apple on Bragg’s watch, the sheer
triviality, hypocrisy and persecutorial bad faith of
the DA’s case will surely hand Trump the nomination
So to repeat: How is it that the Dems, media and
Washington establishment, including the RINO poseur
who passes for the GOP’s Senate leader (i.e. Mitch
McConnell), have not called foul?
Unfortunately, the explanation lies in the nether
reaches of human behavior. The fact is, the Donald
is so toxic, such an unhinged narcissistic braggart,
and so endlessly bombastic, insulting and thuggish
that the other kids in the political sandbox simply
refuse to play nicely with him; and, in fact, never
stop looking for ways to kick-him off the playground
entirely. In that sense, this is just one more
iteration of the impeachment charade.
Of course, it is not considered kosher or seemly to
go after a political opponent hammer-and-tong
because you think he/she/they have an obnoxious
personality or even a condemnable character. And
that’s especially the case when you stretch the
boundaries of the constitution and basic political
decorum to the limit in order to do so.
So the establishment has concocted an alleged
substantive case to camouflage the sheer hate that
lies at the center of the prosecution. To wit, it is
alleged that the Donald is a dangerous dog-whistling
racist and a stooge of Vladimir Putin who endangers
America’s very national security.
In effect, these bogus policy arguments have become
thoroughly entwined in the personality-driven Trump
Derangement Syndrome (TDS), and that’s where the
true evil of this entire anti-Trump campaign lies.
That is to say, what needs to be addressed in
The hideous yet
unnecessary proxy war with Russia that threatens
to escalate to a nuclear confrontation;
The $900 billion
runaway defense budget that is enabling Deep
State apparatchiks to supersede the rule of
constitutional democracy by literally buying
their way to control with taxpayer money;
A level of overall
fiscal incontinence that puts to shame the big
spenders of times of yore including LBJ and FDR;
A rogue central bank
that has enabled the above and has impregnated
the US economy with bubbles, booby-traps and
distortions that threaten to end capitalist
prosperity as we have known it.
Yet none of these pressing matters are being even
remotely addressed because Washington is submerged
in TDS-incubated rancor. In the case of foreign
policy, it can’t even see straight.
DAVID STOCKMAN-- a truly reliable source of clear-headed
observations on the political and fiscal landscape in the United
States-- offers a fine take on the Trump indictment and the political
contortions fueling that despicable assault. The one thing he gets wrong
here is to suggest that a tin-foil hat might be appropriate while
considering all that is involved in the bogus indictment and its
predictable effect on the Republican nomination next year, as though
Bragg and the Democrat machine of which he is a part are blindly aiding
This is the often-made mistake of
failing to recognize that the Democrats and RINOs
and their allies in the deep state (the Uniparty)
rarely do anything randomly or carelessly. Stockman
is right that Bragg's indictment and the timing of
related events will enhance Trump's chances for the
nomination, but not by mischance. This will happen
because they WANT Trump nominated by the Republican
Seeing Trump nominated is the only way
the Uniparty can avoid having to face the far more
formidable candidate and far more
DeSantis in the general election in 2024.
Understand, Joe Biden will NOT be the
Democrat nominee in 2024. If he were, even Donald
Trump-- and even Trump with
his actual record in office hanging around his
neck like an albatross-- could win. But the Democrat
nominee will be someone without Joe Biden's own ugly
baggage in tow-- someone more Hollywood-ready, like
Gavin Newsom, for instance. As noxious as Newsom
also is, he is also a slick and accomplished
political hack, who will have a ton of money and the
best script-writers in the business behind him. The
demonized and record-tarred Donald Trump would never
But the very bright, articulate,
charismatic, photogenic and proven-record,
walk-the-walk Ron DeSantis would handily mop the
floor with Newsom, or any other opponent, and then
begin the dismantling of the corrupt and dangerous
crony-capitalist house of cards which has been
teetering over all our heads for the last few
decades, along with the ongoing leftist assault on
Western Civilization. The Uniparty very much knows
DeSantis/Paul? Gabbard? Massie?
MEANTIME, THE REST OF US CAN get that
dismantling underway ourselves, and ease what will
be a big lift for anyone, including Ron DeSantis.
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
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know someone truly steeped in the Kool-Aid?
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
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Btw, a copy of
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Don't get taken in by efforts to sell you-- or even give you for
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April 18- In 1775, Paul Revere makes
his midnight ride to rouse the American militia. In 1783, the fighting in the
war for American independence comes to an end. In 1906, an earthquake and
consequent fire destroys much of San Francisco. Unhindered by FEMA or other
officious and corrupt interference from Washington, the city is quickly
rebuilt. In 1923, Yankee Stadium opens. In 1946, the League of Nations is
dissolved. In 2020, it is claimed that 100,000 Europeans have died of the
"COVID-19" disease (but as shown
here-- read it all, the practice of ascribing all deaths of anyone who is
merely suspected of having the disease was well established by this point in the
"pandemic panic", and so such claims are very highly suspect at best).
A Few Words About "Climate Change" Fraud
You NEED to defend yourself and your kids against this
now-high-inertia effort to destroy liberty.
April 20- In 1861, Robert E. Lee resigns his United States Army
commission and devotes himself to the defense of his native country, Virginia.
In 1912, Tiger Stadium in Detroit and Fenway Park in Boston open for business.
In 1916, the Chicago Cubs play their first game at Wrigley Field. In 1918, the
Red Baron shoots down his 79th and 80th dogfight opponents, his last before
being killed himself the next day. In 1999, two students kill or wound 37
unarmed students and teachers at Columbine High School in Colorado. Arriving on
the scene halfway through the carnage, police wait outside the building doing
nothing until long after the gunfire has ended.
A Two-Minute Review Of CtC
David Bindel reminds us that there's either the rule of law, or
Every victim of the "ignorance tax", 'cause it's all
just statist consent-engineering propaganda.
WAKEN TO THE REAL-LIFE ADVENTURE IN WHICH YOU
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You are surrounded by an actual battle between
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There are real great deeds to be done,
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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...
Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:
April 21- In 1836, Republic of Texas forces under Sam Houston
defeat Mexican General Santa Anna in the Battle of San Jacinto. In 1944, France
recognizes the right of women to vote. In 1975, Nguyen Van Thieu, President of
South Vietnam, flees Saigon. In 1989, 100,000 students fill Tiananmen Square in
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...
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.
Did you miss the '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.
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
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each day. What does common sense suggest?
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April 22- In 1509, Henry VIII takes the throne of
England. In 1898, the United States Navy initiates a blockade of Cuban
ports in an opening move of the Spanish-American War. In 1912, Pravda
begins publication in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 2000, federal agents
seize six-year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez from his relatives in
Miami in order to return him to the island prison.
"Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a
people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power
which knowledge gives."
April 23- In 1968, students protesting the Viet Nam war
take over the administration buildings at Columbia University. In 1985,
Coca-Cola changes to the "New Coke". The fit of madness passes within a few
months and use of the old formula is resumed. In 1988, Pink Floyd's 'Dark
Side of the Moon' is bumped from the Billboard 200 for the first time after
741 consecutive weeks on the chart. In 2018, an attacker wielding a van,
not a gun, kills 10 and wounds 16 in Toronto.
'The BOSTONIAN'S Paying the EXCISE-MAN, or
TARRING & FEATHERING' (1774) (How our forefathers responded to arrogant
"Rule of Law defiers"...)
The willingness of some people to trade liberty for
convenience is without limit...
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed,
second it is violently opposed, and third, it is accepted as self-evident."
Illuminating Anniversaries of this week:
April 24- In 1184 BC, the people of
Troy are fooled by avarice into being the means of their own undoing. Presented
with a magnificent giant wooden statue of a horse, the Trojans bring it within
their city's walls. When night falls, Greek warriors hidden within the statue
slip out and open the gates of their enemy's stronghold, allowing their fellows
who waited outside to pour in and conquer formerly impregnable Troy. In 1800,
President John Adams signs legislation appropriating $5,000 to establish a
library of "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress". Now
occupying three large buildings holding well over 32 million books and
counting-- none of which circulate to the public, and the vast, vast majority of
which never have been used by any Congressman and never will be-- and with an
annual budget of over $600 million and a staff of more than 3,600, the Library
of Congress is a fine example of a cancerous federal boondoggle... In 1916, the
phase of the Irish rebellion known as "The Easter Risings" begins. In 1970,
China puts its first satellite into orbit. In 1990, the Hubble Space telescope
is launched into orbit; and Gruinard Island, Scotland, the test site of
weaponized anthrax by the British government during World War II, is declared
safe after 48 years of quarantine.
"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."
Adams, Architect of the first American Revolution
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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, ï¿½Upholding
the Law And Other Observationsï¿½. He is a member of Mensa;
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
Michiganï¿½s 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
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
card-game company that enjoyed a modest success for several
Hendrickson makes his home in southeast Michigan,
with his wife and two children. He is currently working on his
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