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Vic Biorseth, Thursday,
May 23, 2013
These scandal-filled days, everyone is looking to take the IRS down a peg or two, but when you look at the long history of IRS purely political and highly partisan intrusiveness, belligerence, authoritarianism, aloofness and dictatorial arrogance, you might wonder what took us so long to get so angry. As a simple matter of fact, the IRS behaves no differently than any of the other giant federal bureaucracies spoken of among the many Cut The Spending pages on this site.
They are all the same. They are all heavily populated by union-protected, Marxist-inclined, extreme-Leftist, Democrat-Partisan, petty bureaucrats who are out to pick the bones of Conservatives clean. The only real difference between the IRS and, say, the EPA, or ED, or HUD, etc., etc., etc. is that the IRS is right in our wallets and purses, and more immediately and dramatically affects our daily living of our personal lives.
Bottom line, the IRS is absolutely unnecessary. As are most all of the other extra-Constitutional expensive and gigantic federal bureaucracies that have come into existence since the Woodrow Wilson and FDR beginnings of the first ones.
To Kill the IRS, all we would have to do is pass the Fair Tax. If Constitutionalists held both houses of Congress, and if we had a President who would sign it, the Bill could become a Law in a flash. We wouldn't even have to wait for the process of the repeal of Amendment XVI, as we explained in the Fast Track the Fair Tax page. It could be done very quickly, and the whole federal government would be immensely simplified.
Democrats would hate it, of course, and so would the old-hat Republicans. Who cares. Good. Probably 90% of their corrupt "Pork" would disappear into the ether, and maybe 90% of their corrupt political power along with it, if the IRS came to an abrupt end. It might be an opportunity for the end of powerful political "Parties" and the return to individual statesmanship and character, as it was in the founding era.
All political Parties are good for is running and winning political contests. They have proved to be terrible at running the nation. The Constitution is not about politics; it is about individual liberty, and about citizen sovereignty, and about representation in government, rather than ruler-ship. Government is supposed to serve and protect the citizenry, not control and direct their lives.
All - citizenry and elected government officials alike - are supposed to recognize the Constitution as the supreme law of the land. We are supposed to be a nation of laws, not of mere men. Not of Obamunists, or Clintonistas. Constitutionalists. No man is supposed to be above the law. But they all think they are. And so does the whole damned IRS.
One super critical requirement to make this work properly is that the new Fair Tax bill wording must prohibit every single possible form of tax, save one: the National Retail Sales Tax. If any other form of tax - any other form of tax - is allowed to exist, or creep into existence, then eventually the sales tax will just be relegated to another form of tax among a pantheon of taxes, and we will wind up with an IRS again. All other federal forms of taxation must be permanently outlawed by the passage of the Fair Tax.
No tax on tobacco, liquor, gasoline, property, inheritance or anything else. There must be one and only one retail sales tax that covers everything, and funds the whole government. One tax, at one fixed rate.
The only things left for the government to wrestle with would be Tariffs and Subsidies, which, to me, should only exist during trade wars with other nations or groups of nations. In a normal free market, we should never subsidize any product to be exported, and we should not tax any product being imported. But, if someone is "dumping" cheap, heavily subsidized imports here, adversely affecting our national market, we should be able to tax those imports in retaliation, or prohibit their importation.
Our own government would be a lot cheaper without the bloated IRS to feed. With no more income tax, there would be no more need to annually file your taxes. There would be no more deductions. No more exemptions. No more loopholes. No more hoops to jump through. No more audits. No more penalties. No more rules. No more government prying into your personal business. Your net pay would equal your gross pay. Everybody gets a huge raise. Businesses stop paying taxes, and they stop holding taxes out of employee's paychecks. Payroll becomes simple again. No more W2s. No more 1099s. No more IRS.
Keeping track of revenue could become a simple matter of bookkeeping done by a small subset of the Department of Treasury. Whether at the gas station, the grocery store, the car dealer or the big box store, no one could avoid the sales tax. Including priests, ministers, rabbis, gangsters, criminal aliens, Democrats and Republicans.
No one would know - or, no one would have any legitimate business knowing - what anyone else is making, or possessing, or investing, or spending. How is it any business of anyone in government what you earn, or what your pastor earns? Fair Tax would go a long way toward getting the government out of your personal business. If it is your personal business, after all, it is none of their business.
I would say that the IRS has outlived its usefulness, but as a simple matter of fact, the IRS was never useful. The income tax itself was a Constitutional travesty, and the IRS grew up around it for the sole purpose of growing itself, and increasing its own power.
It is time to kill the IRS.
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Date: Fri May 24 12:40:38 2013
From: Dennis Riendeau
Location: Lewiston, Idaho, USA
I agree with you on so many issues. I keep asking myself, "Where do these un-Constitutional ideas keep coming from?" How come we put one fire out and two seem to start up right away? And, how come I hate to read the newspaper ever since Obama, peace be upon him, was elected? In my researches I came across Antony Sutton, a former fellow of the Hoover Institute. Your library is huge, but I wonder if you have ever come across any of the many books this man has written? He found that there is an expansive organization that has members in lots of our public functions, as well as well known foundations that all support the undoing of our republic. His books give the solid foundation to every one of your ideas.
Date: Sat May 25 06:29:13 2013
From: Vic Biorseth
No, I never heard of Antony Sutton. A brief Bing search showed me that I need to know more about his work. From the little I have read so far, thanks to you, he seemed to be trying to answer a question that has long been on my mind:
How, exactly - particularly after the economic collapse of the Soviet Union, but even long before that - did the state-controlled Soviet economy manage to make such great industrial, technological and scientific advances as to rival or (nearly rival) our own?
It always seemed to me that only a free-wheeling culture of free-thinkers could compete with the USA and do any where near as well as Russia has historically done. If Marxism itself is fatally flawed as an economic system, and it is, then inventiveness, great engineering marvels and technological advancement should be as rare or non-existent as would be citizen wealth production.
I do not believe Russia "went Capitalist" after the collapse. It remains another variant of a dictatorship. The population is and has been so controlled and so dependent that Russia should be a third-world nation. But she is not.
I see some Antony Sutton reading in my future; thank you very much.
Date: Sat May 25 08:10:19 2013
Location: Dallas, PA
Vic and Dennis,
You might want to try "Blacklisted by History" a book about the work of Senator Joe McCarthy. It reveals that he actually underestimated the Soviet threat that was embedded inside our government. Next, on my list is "The Verona Papers", a book about that period from the Soviet side. It was written after top secret documents of the former Soviet Union were released.
As for the Fair Tax movement, first it is absurd that the average American citizen is not allowed to submit his tax return by himself on a single sheet of paper. Second, if their is going to be a fundamental change we need to strike hard while the iron is hot, and then be ready for a protracted battle. Are there any attempts to organize such a movement anywhere on the internet? I have heard nothing.
Vic, I want you to know that you work has inspired me to begin formal study in Christian Apologetics. Our country needs many, many more defenders of the faith. So with your permission I will soon be standing beside you.
Date: Sat May 25 08:39:16 2013
From: Vic Biorseth
Somewhere in this site, I think in multiple places, I referred to the finding that Senator Joe McCarthy was right in his charges, in every respect, and all the names on his "infamous" list really were Communists or "Fellow Travelers." The true facts were revealed after the Soviet Union collapsed and the formerly secret archives were opened.
Yes, it is absurd that we have to file at all. With the Fair Tax we would go back to pre-Woodrow Wilson times, which is to say, no one ever submits anything to the government. You don't file at all, for there is no such thing as an income tax. The most common "normal" pre-Wilson tax was a sort-of property tax, which was in reality a sales tax on property. It was only collected when property was sold; it was a tax levied on the real estate transaction itself.
As far as Fair Tax movements on-line, try these:
Regarding your entry into the field of apologetics, welcome aboard, and welcome to the battle field. Do not be satisfied with merely defending the faith. Fix bayonets and get after the enemy. I'm right beside you, and we are not alone. If God is with us, who do we need to fear?
Blessings, courage and regards,
Date: Sat May 25 12:29:39 2013
Vic and John:
I have been an RCIA instructor for the last seven years. I joined the Rosary Makers of my parish, and we donate Rosaries to many missions around the globe. St. Padre Pio called the Rosary "the weapon" that will defeat Satan. So, if you see a need -- let me know.... You are not alone in this battle....
Blessings to you both,
Date: Sat May 25 13:01:48 2013
From: Vic Biorseth
The largest caliber, largest capacity magazine and most effective concealed weapon I ever carry is my Holy Rosary.
Please pray that more citizens will recognize the extreme importance of electing ordinary, decent, Constitutionalist, working citizen representatives like Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachman and Allen West.
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The Cut The Spending Pages
Most of this site describes what is wrong; this one describes what to do about it. If we don't get rid of the extra-Constitutional entities we are over-paying for they will eventually economically strangle us to death as a nation.
Shut down unneeded bureaucracy, for budget’s sake. In the name of fiscal sanity, we need to shut down unneeded bureaucracy.
Cut USDA budget, in whole or in part. Is agriculture the constitutional business of the federal government?
Department of Commerce: Cut DOC budget, with a meat axe. Argument to cut DOC; in times like these, no bureaucracy is sacred.
Dept of Defense: Budget cuts here need to be of the scalpel variety. Defense cuts need to be done very carefully lest we harm national security.
Cut the ED budget, in whole. Is education the constitutional business of the federal government?
Argument against Public Education, which is, in fact, Government Indoctrination. Public Education equals State Indoctrination, pure and simple. Education is beyond the scope of government and not what our government is constituted to do.
Cut DOE budget, with a meat axe. Other than nuclear, how is any energy source the business of federal government?
Cut HHS budget, completely. How, exactly, is any Health and/or Human Services the Constitutional business of federal government?
Cut Social Security: Elimination of America’s Largest Budget Expenditure. How to Cut Social Security and begin the return to fiscal sanity.
Cut DHS budget, completely. Homeland Security is the proper domain of Defense, CIA and FBI. We should cut DHS completely.
Cut HUD budget, completely. How, exactly, is Housing or Urban Development the Constitutional business of federal government?
At this moment in time, most Constitutionalists would love to kill the IRS. How do you Kill the IRS? Fast-track and pass the Fair Tax. Very simple; nothing to it.
Cut DOJ budget, with a paring knife, but, radically. We need to cut DOJ unnecessary and unrelated functions to streamline the function of justice.
Cut DOL, completely. The Dept of Labor has no Constitutional reason to exist. We should cut DOL, which, like organized labor itself, was born of Marx's Communist Manifesto.
Cut EPA, completely. EPA has no Constitutional reason to exist. How, exactly, are the environment or natural resources the Constitutional business of the Federal Government?
Cut DOS (State Departement) budget excess fat. Cut DOS unnecessary functions and get back to State business.
Cut DOI (Department Of Interior) with a meat axe. We can eliminate ninety percent of Interior bureaucracy when we cut DOI.
Restoring our Treasury Department to its original purpose for being. On restoring our Treasury from Fascist Crony Capitalism, i.e., the Fed.
If we really need to cut spending, we should cut DOT with a meat axe. We should cut DOT and all these other bureaucracies that are regulating us to death.
Cut bureaucracy, but leave VA alone. In fact, we should build up the VA. In the aftermath of Marxocrat and Republicrat cuts to defense, both defense and the VA need new attention.
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China's Mass Murder Experiment Phase Two
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The Secret Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. A life almost totally at odds with his reputation as a minister of the Gospel.
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