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They're thinking that they're gonna need a lot more "police" to round up all the wrongthinkers.

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That's it exactly.

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Don’t pay your <substitute your local nomenclature for property> tax because CBDC Payment Declined = confiscation & quarantine. You need a dedicated and committed collections agency to make that work. With guns.

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May 3, 2023·edited May 3, 2023

"With guns"

I mean, I wouldn't just voluntarily pay my taxes if there was no threat of punishment for not doing so.

Would you?

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Yes, and no. It depends upon transparency and community. I acknowledge the need for sharing the costs of certain needs such as a national defense. I believe strongly in some common needs. I will support such things. Other things such as national infrastructure are on the "maybe" list. If a sufficiently strong case can be made for value / cost then I might. I think most people in a community will participate to achieve common goals.

But as soon as we remove transparency and accountability from the equation, then no. What this leads to is gross inefficiencies as well as corruption. Even without corruption, it goes badly wrong. What should cost $1 s $1000 or more.

WRT federal spending the tax debate is largely smoke and mirrors. The federal government has spent over $4T in 2023 so far (over $1B while I was typing this no doubt) and this simply is unsustainable. There is no way to tax our way out of this financial death spiral. Confiscate all the wealth of all the nations billionaires and that covers about 1 financial quarter of federal spending. And federal spending grows exponentially. Currently over 25% of GDP and a simple projection of the 2008-2020 curve makes it clear it's unsustainable - and 2021-2023 added over $13T in new spending (including that $80 Billion for the IRS) on top of an automatic ~20% annual growth built into the existing budget.

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Yeah, I was being a bit overbroad for some shock/humor value.

To be fully clear, I do think there are legitmate functions of government for which taxes are the appropriate means by which to fund them. The Constitutions of the various polities generally outline all of these.

But that said, transparency is where this breaks down and it's not clear we really have a handle on what it's all spent on.

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It make for an interesting discussion. We have always had people who have a sense of community and responsibility, who think about and act based on what they see as the right thing to do; who operate on a system of values and morals. We also have always had some people who operate on the 'whatever I can get away with' principle. It seems the later are far more glorified in the media than the first, and some might argue, more rewarded. To the later group the idea of voluntarily giving anything of theirs to help others is absurd, and so yes, some people would not volunteer to pay taxes no matter how sound the justification.

Where it gets tricky is how the first type deal with the second. But when the justification for contributing to the common goals is obscured, many in the first group become reluctant to participate. When you can't see the clear connection between paying taxes and good things being accomplished - step one. Step two is when you see your tax donation being used for bad things - things you ethically and/or morally know are wrong. Now it becomes far more difficult to justify participation voluntarily. The line between "do the right thing" and "do whatever you can get away with" blurs.

So to your overly broad view, it is really a fair question: how many Americans would pay taxes at the current level if it were voluntary? The next question is "what can we learn from the answer to the first?" I think the answer to the first, today, is "not many" and this indicates most people do not approve of how their tax contributions are used. Of course anyone in politics thinks such an conclusion is absurd, because most of politics runs on the "whatever I can get away with" principle, which also asserts there is no right or wrong. Such a belief system disallows the idea people will do the right thing if they see it as the right thing - because there is no right thing.

Sadly this principle seems to rule much of modern society.

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I would put it in the opposite sense: it is *really* clear we do *not* have a handle on what it's all spent on.

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Which tax, in what amount, for what purpose (and do the tax paid go to that purpose)?

I happily help fund [common good according to me]. I do not want to fund [bad thing].

Why can't we have that tax model? A really low base (15% of income/assets tops) and then the rest voluntary?

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Yahweh himself only demanded 10%.

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That's been my argument. Flat 10% of all income would be reasonable. Why should man ask for more than God, the giver of all things in the first place.

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Their taxes.

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That's why they want money that programmed to leave your account.

https://simulationcommander.substack.com/p/britcoin-is-a-non-solution-to-an

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War Time measures demand unconscionable levels of Security

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FDA Police?

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All laws (and bureaucratic regulations) are ultimately enforced at gunpoint.

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I mentioned that on Twitter recently, and people disputed that. Actually I think they just didn't want to admit it. Boot lickers.

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FDA cares so much about your health, they're willing to kill you to protect you.

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Might I suggest - that might be more accurately stated, "they're willing to kill you to protect themselves."

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Or "they're willing to kill you if they are ordered to kill you"

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Was that not stipulated in the original posting when a certain agency began to raise it's own army?

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It's a cost saving measure and reduces the burden on the health care system.

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May 3, 2023·edited May 3, 2023

seriously? the govt is armed and ready

and it is NOT to defend us

as even a kitten knows

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Obummer had as one of his goals to create an armed federal police force with more members than the total of the US armed forces including active duty, reserves and National Guard.

Gee, I wonder what he was thinking?? 😜

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I think its rather obvious what he was thinking.

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Well he does hate the United States.

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Yes. It was a rhetorical question, dripping with sarcasm 😎

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I was today days old when I learned the FDA had an armed police force - geezuz

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IRS just spent $10 million from COVID funds for their army.

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So does the department of education

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I’ve noticed that that at the school board meetings. Maybe they could go out and patrol at the schools and stop some idiot from shooting them up. If the board members weren’t a bunch of Marxists they wouldn’t need protection.

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They're more concerned about parents who voice their opinions at school board meetings than a school shooter. After all, they call parents "domestic terrorists".

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May 3, 2023·edited May 3, 2023

Brother. Jesus is The Way the Truth and The Life. No one comes to The Father except through Him.

There is no love without Him. No salvation without Him. And we will not make it out of the coming Hell on Earth these evil people are leading us into without Him.

Pray to Jesus for salvation and peace, don't invoke His name to blaspheme him. He suffered an unbelievable terrible death and paid for your sins. "The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom."

He loves you too much for you to spit on His name like that! Love Him back!

God bless you!

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Huh?

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What is "geezuz" supposed to sound like? :)

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You can add the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to that list.

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What in the hell is going on?

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And the TVA. Tennessee Valley (something 🤔).

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Respect my AUTHOR-I-TAY! </Cartman voice>

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Thank-you!

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Me too! Happy birthday to us.

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The FDA Cops can have my Bacon when they pry it from my cold dead hands.

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Same

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*clinks bacon with AM*

L'Chayim!

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ISWYDT

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Wait, I thought the FBI was the "Federal" police force, charged with enforcing federal laws?

Oh, neverminded, they are too busy helping Ukraine stamp out "disinformation" on Facebook and raiding President Trump's house.

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“I say dear Washington, I fear a standing army. Our revolution would have been in vain.”

“No worries, Jefferson. We’ll just call them ‘police’.”

*church bells ring in distance, eagle cries.

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benjamin, get the muskets...

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“Just a minute, General Washington, I think the men are wearing dresses. I think we have nothing to fear in this standing army”

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When the Taliban twitter was up, they said they were worried about the Scottish troops at first because they didn’t understand why they were being attacked by men in dresses. Later they learned what a kilt was.

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Kilts. Haha. I should have been clearer. “The men are in hoop skirts and corsets”

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😂🤣😂🤣 Is that for real?

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Before it was banned, The Taliban public relations twitter was hysterical.

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*not evaluated by the FDA

how much fake money is the government spending us into further debt to fund this foolishness?

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As these individuals have proven to be disruptive and dangerous, it is necessary for us as a society to find a way to remove their legal protections.

According to French sociologist Alain Ehrenberg's recent works, neoliberalism has shifted many personal responsibilities to individuals, but the State still has a crucial duty to protect its citizens. Although Thatcher and Reagan partially reverted to pre-New Deal policies, any Western government that neglects its sovereign obligations risks inciting a significant revolt. - Luc

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I don't like your insinuation that teachers don't do their part. They are the most critical group of all: the victim vanguard.

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LOLOLOL! Right on!

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This does NOT help me trust the FDA

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Well, if you can't restore trust...

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....kill it.

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Required reading: Gulag Archipelago ...?!

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"And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family?

Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?...

The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward."

Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn , The Gulag Archipelago

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Excerpts from Gulag should be MANDATORY on school reading lists. Then people wouldn't be so "perplexed about the objectives of the evolving War in Eastern Europe

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WHAT school reading lists? If it's not transgender propaganda or handbooks on sexual deviancy it won't make the cut.

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Can anyone tell me what they have been doing for the past two years? Because they certainly have not been investigating fraudulent claims about certain FDA authorized and approved products.

"As FDA’s criminal law enforcement arm, OCI protects the American public by conducting criminal investigations of illegal activities involving FDA-regulated products, arresting those responsible, and bringing them before the Department of Justice for prosecution.

They have the authority to obtain and execute arrest and search warrants, carry firearms, and gather evidence to enforce U.S. criminal law.

And, while serving as OCI special agents, they receive continuing advanced instruction in FDA food and drug law, interviewing techniques, financial crimes, computer forensics, asset forfeiture, legal education, and Internet investigations."

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Hey, it's armed insurrection against the constitution as the government declares full out war on its citizens to whom they are supposed to serve. Your government hates you and wants you gone.

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I’ll be certifiably freaked out when they start arming local animal control units like this.

Anyone see where NYC was going to start using robot dogs in its police force? 🤖 🐶

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they're already driving around 6 figure SUVs, to eat up a lane of traffic so they can clean up a single dead opossum lolol true story

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Does that mean the robot dogs won't stop to smell the crap left by all the sidewalk dwellers?

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You may find this helpful on the robot dog topic 😜:

https://www.bitchute.com/video/b6ykUtEOgizU/

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But weapons in the hands of the public? those are dangerous!

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OMG!! Especially if they are brainwashed and think they have RIGHTS!!

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I didn't think I could be more embarrassed by the people in our Agencies but am very certain there's more to come.

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