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Originally posted by dorkfish87
How is it unjust? They tax your house yearly
No, the government cannot restrict your travel or classify it as a "privilage". You most certainly do have the "right" to travel.
Now, if you want to travel on roads that the government has paid for -- you need to pay various taxes and register your vehicle. It's a "pay to play" deal.
You can buy a car, not register it and drive it around your private property all day if you want. If you want to drive on roads to go someplace, then you have to pony up the money.
Roads don't just magically appear and maintain themselves.
If you don't like it, hop on your skateboard.
Originally posted by LewsTherinThelamon
I mean, I thought that was one of the reasons for the revolutionary war?
“No taxation without representation” refers to the slogan from 1750s and 1760s that encapsulates the prime grievance of the Thirteen Colonies. It is actually part of a sermon given by Jonathan Mayhew in 1750. It was also one of the causes of the American Revolution. The lack of representation in the British Parliament was a clearly a violation of the rights of the colonists. Thus, taxation and all other laws that affected the colonists directly and indirectly were not constitutional at all.
totallyhistory.com...edit on 4-1-2013 by forgetmenot because: (no reason given)
I believe the motto was "No taxation without representation", not "No taxation!" We still acknowledged that certain taxes were just and needed; we had to maintain this country somehow. Taxes being levied without representation were the ones we were mad about.
Originally posted by LewsTherinThelamon
And taxes for owning property aren't unjust?
Allodial - "Free; not holden of any lord or superior; owned without obligation of vassalage or fealty; the opposite of feudal."
Allodial Title is the heart and sole of the construct of the United States of America. This is how you hold title to your land, free and clear of any taxes or encumbrances. The government cannot come onto your land, you are sovereign on your land. Imagine owning land where you knew, if all went wrong, you could at least go and grow vegetables and survive - this is what the USA is meant to be.
Following the fraud of the Federal Reserve Banking Act and the owners of that bank causing World War One and the Great Depression and the bankruptcy of the USA, banksters deceptively eliminated Allodial title and the heart of the USA was torn out.
It comes as a shock when you realize that you do not own what you thought you owned.
"if you want easy, go along with the flow; If you want freedom, you're going to have to buck the system"
Privileges are generally identified by a permit or a license...
Originally posted by marbles87
reply to post by CranialSponge
Just a body to count and a paycheck to steal from. I'm surprised the goverment doesn't give everyone a gun and one bullet so if you ever lose your ability to pay taxes ( retire, disabled, or the like) you can kill yourself.
The only way to change it is to start with new generations, to retrain their thinking and give them the education, knowledge, and opportunities to make better decisions than we did and to take things in a different direction. Instead of continuing to dump them into the mindless trap that is our current system, we all should work hard to help them to develop a larger picture of how things could be different. It may even take several generations, and it won't be easy. Its difficult to focus on educating our youth while we are running as fast as we can to avoid falling off the hamster wheel.
Originally posted by resoe26
Originally posted by AMERICANSTRONG
reply to post by marbles87
This system of taxation and spending is so out control. I realize some are so accustomed to it, that it's normal and maybe mildly egregious, death and taxes oh so funny.
But think about it. For many work dominates our life. Our one life on this Earth is dominated by work. For most, 5 our of 7 days spent working. We spent so much of our youth, not learning, but gaining certificates to prove we can work. I mean holy s%%%, work is our life. And then some guy tells us that 50% of everything we work for has to be paid to him. And it keeps going up and up. And everything you do, they keep taking more and more.
It quite literally makes me sick.
I've had these same feelings for quite some time now.
But what do you think we can do about it?
That's a riddle yet to be solved.