Originally posted by Jean Paul Zodeaux
reply to post by SayonaraJupiter
How deep did you want to go with this thread, JPZ?
As deep as we need to go, which ultimately will be much like peeling an onion.
Hey I like the onion metaphor. Let's start peeling away.
Breaking the onion of fair taxation, layer by layer, causes most people to get tears in the eyes.
0. The people who work in taxes are the protective layers outer layers of the onion. The workers who live off the teet of the Federal Tax System
itself. 150,000 unionized IRS workers; Source www.nteu.org...
; 25,000 certified tax professionals Source
; unknown numbers of tax lobbyists, tax experts, corporate tax accountants and tax
lawyers. The Department of Justice has it's own powerful lobby of tax related occupations; investigators, prosecutors, lawyers, judges,
1. This is the day to day administration of the tax process itself. Hard assets, real estate, buildings, hardware, computers, mail centers, call
centers, are needed. Propaganda and outreach efforts. Source taxfoundation.org...
2. This layer is for the publications that must be re-printed every year due to different changes in the tax codes. Includes the Internal Revenue
Manual which is every bit as sadistic as the tax code itself. Source www.irs.gov...
3. Title 26. The law that gets bigger every year since the 1930's.
4. Ultimately, there are signed contracts that begin with a Social Security Applications (SS-5's) "Applying for a Social Security Card is
. Source www.ssa.gov...
Nina Olsen, National Taxpayer Advocate asked "What do we want our tax system to look like?" Government leaders have the tools to slice this onion
but many people will "cry" if they would try to do it.
I've written dozens of Certified/Return-Receipt-Requested letters to various IRS regional offices and getting a human response, positive or negative,
is very rare. The IRS uses the mail systems to put fear into people by threat, duress and coercion; When I have repeatedly asked, in writing, for them
to sign their statements under penalty of perjury they never do. It amounts to mail fraud. Source 18 USC § 1341 - FRAUDS AND SWINDLES Source
The law is the law and it applies equally to the IRS employees.
Whoever, having devised or intending to devise any scheme or artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means of false or
fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises, or to sell, dispose of, loan, exchange, alter, give away, distribute, supply, or furnish or
procure for unlawful use any counterfeit or spurious coin, obligation, security, or other article, or anything represented to be or intimated or held
out to be such counterfeit or spurious article, for the purpose of executing such scheme or artifice or attempting so to do, places in any post
office or authorized depository for mail matter, any matter or thing whatever to be sent or delivered by the Postal Service, or deposits or
causes to be deposited any matter or thing whatever to be sent or delivered by any private or commercial interstate carrier, or takes or receives
therefrom, any such matter or thing, or knowingly causes to be delivered by mail or such carrier according to the direction thereon, or at the place
at which it is directed to be delivered by the person to whom it is addressed, any such matter or thing, shall be fined under this title or
imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both. If the violation occurs in relation to, or involving any benefit authorized, transported,
transmitted, transferred, disbursed, or paid in connection with, a presidentially declared major disaster or emergency (as those terms are defined in
section 102 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122)), or affects a financial institution, such person
shall be fined not more than $1,000,000 or imprisoned not more than 30 years, or both.