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Your 1040 Tax Form Lies to You

By davidswanson - Posted on 25 February 2011

Pick up a copy of a 1040EZ US income tax form with all the instructions, particularly pages 36-37. Here are those two pages in a PDF. You'll discover that the U.S. government only spends 22% of its money on "National defense, veterans, and foreign affairs." The form admits that you could leave out the "foreign affairs" part and still be at 21%.

However, take a look now at the pie chart created by the War Resisters League, which shows 54% of the budget going to the military.

21% and 54% aren't even close to each other. This is not "good enough for government work." This is our money. What gives?

Well, the income tax form plays a number of dirty tricks on you. The first is that it lumps Social Security and Medicare into the budget even though they are not funded with income taxes. Take that out and the 1040EZ now tells us that the military makes up 32% of national public spending. But that's still a long way from 54%.

However, the tax form lumps all interest payments on debt together without explaining that much of that debt is for past military expenses.

The tax form appears also to categorize at least some of the military spending that goes through departments other than "Defense" as something other than military spending.

And in all likelihood the tax form is based on a budget established early in the year and does not include any estimate of the additional funding that will be appropriated outside the budget in "war supplemental" bills -- something the White House and Congress have refused to commit to not doing yet again in 2011.

The 1040EZ is misleading also in claiming to fund "defense" and "veterans" with no mention of the military or the fact that most of its weaponry has no defensive purpose, and with only the fine print to explain that only 3% is actually spent on veterans.

Both the 1040EZ and the War Resisters League use numbers for FY2009. One of them uses those numbers in a way that better explains where the government is choosing to spend our money. The 2010, 2011, and now 2012 FY budgets have moved steadily in the direction of even more of our money being spent on the military.

Learn more and act more:

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Hey kidz!!! What is the BIG LIE of the 1040 Tax Form??? . . . ;-)

The late great film maker Aaron Russo summed it up very well . . .

"SHOW ME THE LAW!!!" . . . ;-)

(link to video - approx. 2 hours)
"America: Freedom to Fascism - Director's Authorized Version"

The year 1913 A.D. gave us the Rothschild Zionist controlled Private Central Bank known as the Federal Reserve which set up the Ponzi scheme of issuing "Money As Debt" that could never be paid off . . .

. . . and the independent "non-governmental" mafia collection agency known as The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to shake down "WE THE PEOPLE" to pay the USURY INTEREST on this "Money As Debt" . . . OR ELSE . . .

. . . to create "Debt Slaves" out of a FREE PEOPLE!!!

In mathematical terms, (P)/(P + I) where P = Principal, I = Interest

This animated video explains how Rothschild's Central Bank works:

(link to video - approx. 30 minutes)
"The American Dream By The Provocateur Network"

This animated video explains the entire flawed paradigm of issuing "Money As Debt":

(link to video - approx. 50 minutes)
"Money As Debt"

The mathematics of usury goes back to to even pre-Babylonian times

. . . and the known "flaw" is evidenced by the concept of "Jubilee
Years" in The Old Testament/Torah where all debt had to be forgiven to "reset" the system.

"You shall count seven weeks of years, seven times seven years, so that the time of the seven weeks of years shall give you forty-nine years. Then you shall sound the loud trumpet on the tenth day of the seventh month. On the Day of Atonement you shall sound the trumpet throughout all your land. And you shall consecrate the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you, when each of you shall return to his property and each of you shall return to his clan. That fiftieth year shall be a jubilee for you;"
- Leviticus 25:8-10

Of course, what we are seeing is this Usury/Tax model being deliberately used as a means to an end . . "Mathematics Of Mass Destruction" . . . "MMD's" . .

. . . . not unlike those Enron-esque derivative markets on Wall Street . .

"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around [the banks] will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs."
- U.S. President Thomas Jefferson



(link to video - approx. 1 minute)
"2010-11-09 Greenspan Admission of Fraud"



"Well the bite keeps getting bigger
And the paycheck keeps getting small
You know the IRS, they ain't gonna rest
Til they think they've got it all
They got the bluff on a lotta folks
But honeys I ain't one
From now on, I'm keeping my pay
Ain't gonna deduct nothing
Take the 1040 forms and shove 'em
Straighten out your own damn mess
You can write me off
Cuz I ain't giving a dime to the IRS"
- "Me And The IRS" by Johnny Paycheck



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