Does the State Care More About Tax Evasion than Murder?

Does the State Care More About Tax Evasion than Murder? By Lee Friday Rape and murder are violent acts. Ordinary citizens consider these to be far more serious offenses than acts of theft. Accordingly, as we allocate limited resources to solving all offenses, our expectation is that rape and murder will be given top priority. However, the actions of politicians and bureaucrats appear to reflect a view that theft, or more precisely, theft from government, is considered a more heinous crime than the rape or murder of ordinary citizens. We…

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Signed as Law: Kansas Removes Barrier to the Use of Gold and Silver as Money

Signed as Law: Kansas Removes Barrier to the Use of Gold and Silver as Money By Michael Maharrey TOPEKA, Kan. (May 22, 2019) – Last week, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill exempting gold and silver bullion, and other precious metals, from the state sales tax. Passage of this legislation eliminates one barrier to using gold and silver in everyday transactions, a foundational step for people to undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Jim Kelly (R-Independence) introduced House Bill 2140 (HB2140) on Feb. 5. The new law exempts…

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Government Fines Elderly Man $30K, Trying to Steal His Home Because His Grass Was Too Tall

Government Fines Elderly Man $30K, Trying to Steal His Home Because His Grass Was Too Tall By Matt Agorist Dunedin, FL — Jim Ficken is not a criminal, has never been in jail, and is a model citizen in the town of Dunedin, Florida. However, the government intends to rob him and steal his home because Ficken’s grass grew too long and Ficken was unable to cut it. The entire police state overreach began for Ficken last year when he was out of town trying to take care of his…

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Financial Tyranny: America Has Become a Pay-to-Play Exercise in Fascism

Financial Tyranny: America Has Become a Pay-to-Play Exercise in Fascism By John W. Whitehead If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street, If you try to sit, I’ll tax your seat. If you get too cold I’ll tax the heat, If you take a walk, I’ll tax your feet. Don’t ask me what I want it for If you don’t want to pay some more ‘Cause I’m the taxman, yeah, I’m the taxman… And you’re working for no one but me. — George Harrison, “Taxman” We’re not living the…

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West Virginia Joins Growing Sound Money Movement — Six Other States Now Weighing Their Own Bills to End Taxes on Gold & Silver

West Virginia Joins Growing Sound Money Movement — Six Other States Now Weighing Their Own Bills to End Taxes on Gold & Silver By Jp Cortez Before the ink could even dry on West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s signature on a repeal of sales taxation on gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion and coins, legislators in Wisconsin and Maine introduced similar measures in their own states. All told, 39 states have now reduced or eliminated sales taxes on the monetary metals, and Wisconsin, Maine, Kansas, Arkansas, Minnesota, and Tennessee are…

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Pedophile Sentenced To 18 Years Will Receive $1.8 Million Government Pension While In Jail

Pedophile Sentenced To 18 Years Will Receive $1.8 Million Government Pension While In Jail By Tyler Durden Stanley Patrick Weber is a former U.S. government pediatrician that was convicted in September of sexually abusing Native American boys and is set to serve 18 years in prison. Records indicate that he is supposed to receive $1.8 million from a government pension during the course of his prison term. Unless Congress changes federal law, the government “likely can’t stop the pension payments” either, according to a new report by The Wall Street Journal. Weber worked at federal Indian…

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5 Important Stories We’re Paying Attention To

5 Important Stories We’re Paying Attention To By Simon Black, Sovereign Man Last week we started a new feature in Notes from the Field– a Friday roll-up of bizarre, often overlooked stories that my team and I think are worth following with great interest. Based on the positive feedback we received from last week’s article, we thought we’d continue the trend. So here are a few important stories that we’re paying close attention to: The City of Chicago Paid $113 million in police misconduct cases last year Call me crazy, but this…

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France Is The Socialist Future We Should Dread

France Is The Socialist Future We Should Dread Op-Ed by Veronique de Rugy A lot of attention and ink are being poured these days in trying to explain to a generation of voters why socialism always fails. Not only does socialism always fail to deliver the economic goods; it is also a source of massive oppression and pain. I get why so many are devoting such amounts of energy to this task. First, the likes of Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and few others have made the notion of…

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Pity the Nation: War Spending Is Bankrupting America

Pity the Nation: War Spending Is Bankrupting America By John W. Whitehead “Pity the nation whose people are sheep And whose shepherds mislead them Pity the nation whose leaders are liars Whose sages are silenced And whose bigots haunt the airwaves Pity the nation that raises not its voice Except to praise conquerors And acclaim the bully as hero And aims to rule the world By force and by torture… Pity the nation oh pity the people who allow their rights to erode and their freedoms to be washed away…”…

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Best 5 States to Avoid High Property Taxes

Best 5 States to Avoid High Property Taxes By Joe Jarvis Property taxes negate private property. It’s not yours if you have to pay the government every year to keep it. I’m sure the Socialists would claim you owe society for using a piece of land. But, ironically, having to pay taxes just to live on a chunk of land keeps people working for the man… Without property taxes, Socialists could already set up their own mini-utopias… on private property. Instead, property taxes force us all into the profit system.…

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