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    S.C. grants certiorari in Moore vs United States ... meaning of direct tax within Constitution.

    . See: Five things to know about the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in Moore v. United States And just what is the meaning of a direct tax as understood by our Founders? As an advocate in adopting the Constitution, James Wilson (who was a prominent delegate to the Constitutional...
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    Taxing you on income never received, Moore v. United States

    See: An Unconstitutional Income Tax Without Income "Can the government impose an income tax when you never had income? That may seem like a trick question, but it’s exactly what happened to Charles and Kathleen Moore." ......snipped for brevity.... Now the Moores have petitioned the Supreme...
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    Today's Federal tax on earned wages may violate our Constitution.

    For the record, let us all acknowledge that the Sixteenth Amendment is part of our Constitution, and it declares: ”The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or...
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    The Temporary Victory Tax of 1943 lives on.

    . In 1943, the decade of WWII, Congress decided to adopt the “Temporary Victory Tax of 1943”, and it was the first time our parents and grandparents were subject to a federal direct tax on the bread they earned from the sweat of their labor. Keep in mind that the Sixteenth Amendment does not...
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    Fox News, stop complaining about taxes and deficits __ offer a remedy, e.g., the Fair Share Balanced Budget Amendment

    . It really is irritating to hear Fox News personalities constantly complaining about federal taxation, 87,000 new IRS Agents, and out-of-control deficit spending without offering a solution. One solution which appears in the Congressional Record [1995-6 Hearings on “REPLACING THE FEDERAL...
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    Justice Ginsburg: one man one vote and screw one vote one dollar

    See: Supreme Court Rejects Challenge on ‘One Person One Vote’ ”Justice Ginsburg sided with the first theory. “Nonvoters have an important stake in many policy debates — children, their parents, even their grandparents, for example, have a stake in a strong public-education system — and in...

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