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Yeah, taxation is such a noble and altruistic way to dole out charity isn't it? It's not theft...No, it's called doing your part citizen!
WOW! I almost never agree with you, but I could get behind this. Must include congress and the Supreme Court as well.
I think that all federal and state employees should only be paid minimum wage, (and not be allowed to be in a union). You want to see a minimized federal government? Make it a minimum wage job.
Thats pretty much in a nut shell.....
now watch a majority of the state govts in the USA go broke...it's happening NOW as we speak.
Quotations from speeches made on the Floor of the House of Representatives by the Honorable Louis T. McFadden of Pennsylvania, Chairman of the Banking and Currency Committee
..."Roosevelt ordered the people to give their gold to private interests- that is, to banks, and he took control of the banks so that all the gold and gold values in them, or given into them, might be handed over to the predatory International Bankers who own and control the Fed....
"The Prime Minister of England came here for money! He came here to collect cash!
"He came here with Fed Currency and other claims against the Fed which England had bought up in all parts of the world. And he has presented them for redemption in gold.
"Mr. Chairman, I am in favor of compelling the Fed to pay their own debts. I see no reason why the general public should be forced to pay the gambling debts of the International Bankers.
the unstated agenda of these hearings, as I understand it, is to push for the US government to eventually nationalize (confiscate) all assets in private Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and 401K plans!
The US government is desperate to get its hands on private assets to help cover soaring budget deficits and debts, and this is simply the largest and easiest piggy bank that could be seized. The Investment Company Institute estimates that at the end of 2008 that there were $3.613 trillion of assets in IRAs and $2.350 trillion of assets in 401K plans.
Forty-one percent of U.S. total land area is farmland (938.28 million acres).....
More than three million people farm or ranch in the United States. Individuals, family partnerships or family corporations operate almost 99 percent of U.S. farms. Over 22 million people are employed in farm or farm-related jobs...
The top five agricultural commodities are cattle and calves, dairy products, broilers, corn and soybeans. U.S. farmers produce 46% of the world’s soybeans, 41% of the world’s corn, 20.5% of the world’s cotton and 13% of the world’s wheat.
A complete and reliable system of recording procedures, actions and controls implemented on the farm
..so as to make access difﬁcult for unauthorised persons or vehicles
using inert construction and surface materials (NO WOOD???)
Keep a record of all persons entering the farm
keep the medical certiﬁcates of persons working in contact with animals and any document certifying their qualiﬁcations and training
...correctly isolated from pests and from wild or stray animals, and from other domestic animals...
...check the quality of the feed delivered in terms of provision for appearance (visual examination) and keep a written record of the results
...keep samples of purchased feed for any subsequent analytical testing should a problem of residues be identiﬁed at the farm production level [REQUIRES LARGE FREEZER]
An identiﬁcation and traceability system for animals, their feed and products
For each animal or group of animals, require and keep all commercial and health documents enabling their exact itinerary to be traced from their farm or establishment of origin to their ﬁnal destination (other farm or abattoir)
establish a data-recording system that can be used to ascertain exactly which batches of commercial feed the farm’s livestock were fed with and what raw materials were used in feed manufactured on the farm and given to the animals.
Also at xstatic99645.tripod.com...
Corperatism is the problem the US has, not socialism. America is the least socialist state you can visit in the west for crying out loud....
Historically, corporatism or corporativism (Italian corporativismo) is a political system in which legislative power is given to corporations that represent economic, industrial, and professional groups.. Under Fascism in Italy, business owners, employees, trades-people, professionals, and other economic classes were organized into 22 guilds, or associations, known as "corporations"
neo-corporatism is used in reference to tendencies in politics for legislators and administrations to be influenced or dominated by the interests of business enterprises (limited liability corporations). The influence by other types of corporations, such as those representing organized labor, is relatively minor. In this view, government decisions are seen as being influenced strongly by which sorts of policies will lead to greater profits www.wordiq.com...
Capitalism is a social system based on the recognition of individual rights, including property rights, in which all property is privately owned. Under capitalism the state is separated from economics (production and trade), just like the state is separated from religion. www.capitalism.org...
In 1976 A typical American CEO earned 36 times as much as the average worker. By 2008 the average CEO pay increased to 369 times that of the average worker. timelines.ws...
According to an article in The New Republic of Dec. 2, 1991, in 1948, a married couple with median income and two children, paid only 2% in state, federal, and Social Security taxes. In 1999, Social Security was 15.3%, plus 2.9% for Medicare, out of the first $62,700 in wages, or $11,411.40, and then perhaps 30% in federal taxes…if you were lucky.... www.gold-eagle.com...
I wonder how many folks here actually know that these folks are a private corporation, just like the fed, and actually are not PART of the gov, just like the federal reserve isn't?
It really doesnt matter what you call it, because the cause is the same. Greed, and a love of power.
If the Tea Party has its way, the Federal Reserve will be toast. They blame the Fed for everything from the nation’s soaring debt to the sinking dollar. Will “Dump the Fed” be the rallying cry of the new Congress? www.thefiscaltimes.com...
Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
Former IRS Agent Joe Banister just recently went head to head with the IRS in court for 'income tax evasion', and guess what---He was aquitted, as all others who challenge this unconstitutional behavior and rogue group are:
On June 23, 2005, a jury acquitted Joe Banister of multiple counts of assisting Al Thompson file a fraudulent tax return. Banister's position was that as a then-member of the federal tax bar (he has since been disbarred) he was privileged to assist Al Thompson in preparing what is known as a "protest return".
Al Thompson, one of the USA Today posterboys for Bob Schulz's We The People organization, was convicted of failing to withhold paychecks from the employees of his Cencal Aviation, and is currently serving a six-year sentence. The Banister acquittal will not help Thompson's appeal.
Interestingly, Banister's attorney admitted that Banister had been paying his federal income taxes (which was apparently why he was not charged with tax evasion), and repeatedly referred to Al Thompson as a "liar" and "convicted felon".
Contrary to the claims of some tax protestors, this case did not even involve the question of the liability for federal income taxes, and did not in any way establish a right to not file tax returns or pay taxes. But with the tax protestor movement losing many significant cases in recent months (Meredith, Simkanin, Thompson, etc.) they'll grasp at even straws.
Originally posted by projectvxn
Yeah, taxation is such a noble and altruistic way to dole out charity isn't it? It's not theft...No, it's called doing your part citizen! There's already a lot wrong with our 70 or 80,000 page tax code without adding thuggery to it...But here we are, the kings tax collectors are knocking.
It's not that I mind paying a minimal tax to cover Constitutional mandates that are required to be paid for by all of us. But this is just a step way too far.edit on 6-1-2011 by projectvxn because: (no reason given)