Only the I.R.S...

  1. Can invade the privacy of a citizen without court process of any kind.
  2. Can force a citizen to try his case in a special court governed by the I.R.S. .
  3. Can, with impunity, make public a citizen's debts.
  4. Can wiretap your phone without a court order.
  5. Is free to maintain lists of citizens guilty of non crime for the purpose of harassing and monitoring them.
  6. Uses reprisals against citizens and public officials.
  7. Can take property on the basis of conjecture.
  8. Admits that it's purpose is to instill fear into the citizenry as a technique of performing it's function.

-Congressman George Hansen (R-ID)


"Fear can only prevail when victims are ignorant of the facts."

--Thomas Jefferson


"Maybe we ought to see that every person who gets
a tax return receives a copy of the Communist Manifesto with
it so he can see what's happening to him."

--T. Coleman Andrews, Commissioner of IRS

(May 25, 1956 in U.S. News & World Report)


The Original Sin which brought us to the brink of bankruptcy and dictatorship was the Federal Income Tax Amendment and its illegitimate child, Federal Aid.

Tom Anderson

An economy cannot long remain prosperous by government's taxing and spending more, now absorbing national output at a rate equal to the entire income of every American living west of the Mississippi. If this trend continues, America will gradually sink into the status of a Third World nation -- more unemployment, more violence in the streets, more shackles on production, more poverty.

John Hospers

Our U.S. government each year spends roughly 30 percent more money than it takes in. It took 39 Presidents and 200 years to accumulate a debt of $1 trillion dollars. But it has taken only the past 12 years for that debt to triple to more than $5.9 trillion. Interest payments on the deficit alone add up to more than what our government pays for unemployment compensation, veteran's benefits, postal operations, housing, education, and highways combined. Saddled with this tremendous burden, it is impossible for our businesses to invest, harder for families to afford homes and medical care, and difficult for the United States to play its role in matters of national and international economic security.

Rep. James Bilbray (D-NV)

The destiny of a republic in which the majority thrives on entitlements forcibly extracted from minorities is despotism -- unless the majority forgoes its numerical power and returns to the code of morals. Morality itself is eternal and immutable.

Hans Sennholz

Joseph R. Banister Report
Three cheers for Joe Banister, the former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service, who actually went to the trouble to study the constitutionality of his employer, came to the conclusion it was illegal and had the nerve to confront his bosses.


IRS Agent says law is not constitutional

You might expect that when Joe Banister -- a special agent for the Internal Revenue Service -- went public with his findings challenging the legality and constitutionality of the IRS, that his associates at the service would turn their backs on him and attorneys and fellow certified public accountants would ridicule his claims.

That's not been the case. True, those at the higher echelons at the IRS have yet to respond to his allegations, but to Banister's surprise, he's being well received not only by fellow agents at the San Jose office where he worked -- but also by Tim Brewer, a San Jose CPA who gave Banister his first job when he was just out of college, who says he agrees with him and is "thrilled" he is doing what he's doing to raise public awareness.

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