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Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Truth About Larry Becraft and the "Federal Income Tax"

By Anna Von Reitz

During my seventeen year fight with the IRS, I had cause to know a great many tax justice activists. One of them was Larry Becraft. 

Let me share the content of an internal memo that all DISTRICT DIRECTORS of the IRS received from Roscoe L. Egger, Jr., Commissioner of Internal Revenue, on April 4, 1985 --- just over 32 years ago---and I quote:

"On March 5, 1985, a charge of tax evasion was filed in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis, Indiana, by U.S. Attorney George Duncan.  The charges were dismissed! The defense attorney, Lowell ["Larry"] Becraft of Huntsville, Alabama, presented irrefutable evidence that the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was never properly ratified. 

This amendment which established the "income tax" was signed into law despite serious defects. In reality, only two States [mind you, these were all Territorial "States of States" at this time] ratified the amendment and ratification requires 36 states to be valid.

The effect of this is such that every tax paid into the Treasury since 1913, is due and refundable to every citizen and business. 

The official position of the service is, as it has always been to aid and assist the citizens of the United States. [Read that as 14th Amendment citizens subscribed under the Public Charitable Trust, not American state nationals.] We will not publish or advertise this finding as a total immediate refund would cause a serious drain on the resources of the Treasury. For those citizens who become aware of this finding and apply for a total refund, expedite their refund documents as quickly and quietly as possible.

A simple 1040X form will suffice until a new form is designed and printed. Advise each of your managers that they are not to discuss this situation with anyone.  There will be no written communications and you are to destroy this memorandum.

The Secretary of the Treasury assures me that there will be no reduction in the workforce as this refunding activity will take a minimum of 5 years to complete. Further directions will be forwarded as the need arises.

Roscoe L. Egger, Jr.
Commissioner of Internal Revenue" ----unquote.

Now, amazing as this may be for those unfamiliar with it, the backstory is even more amazing.  The fact discussed herein, that the 16th Amendment was never ratified, was discovered by Bill Benson, a mild-mannered former State of Illinois employee who, after his retirement, made it his personal mission to track down the state ratification documents from all then-48 states. 

Bill traveled from one end of the country to the other on his own dime, plus whatever donations friends and fellow-seekers could give him.  It was a grueling and thankless task, but he persevered.

Finally, he published all his findings complete with the certified copies proving his statements in a set of coffee table-sized books in two volumes called, The Law that Never Was. 

Besides this obviously secretive memo from Commissioner Egger, we have all Bill's original research documenting the facts.  The Internal Revenue Service and, unavoidably, the "Federal Government" knew that they were collecting income taxes under false presumptions----illegally--- thirty-two years ago, but they kept right on purloining money out of your paychecks just the same.  And Larry Becraft?

Larry padded his own pockets and made a name for himself, but he did diddly squat toward fully informing the rest of us, and he never bothered to explain WHY the ratification of the 16th Amendment by the states was never completed and never even seriously attempted.

Strictly speaking, the 16th Amendment to the Federal Constitution was never ratified, because it didn't have to be ratified by the states.

Why not?  Because the "states" that the 16th Amendment applied to were all Territorial "States of States" operating under the Federal Constitution adopted in 1868, and that constitution was only a private set of Articles of Incorporation that "adopted" the actual Constitution almost word for word, so as to deceive and defraud the American states and people. The "States of States" were only franchises of the United States of America, Inc. 

Because this so-called look-alike, sound-alike "constitution" was in fact only a set of deceptive Articles of Incorporation, its amendments are merely By-Laws that can be voted up or down by the Board of Directors--- the renegade "United States Congress" acting as the plenary government of the Territories and Possessions.

And that's the kind of duplicitous, evil crappola that we have been putting up with in this country for 150 years, thank you very much, American Bar Association and guilty-as-sin politicians and bureaucrats. 

While Larry Becraft padded his pockets and plumped up his reputation as a Freedom Fighter, Bill Benson was viciously and repeatedly attacked by the IRS and federal prosecutors.  He was valiantly defended by Jeffrey Dickstein to the bitter end.  My understanding (correct me if I am wrong) is that Bill Benson died alone and in federal prison, after being denied medications he needed to live. 

Those federal prosecutors knew that Bill Benson never knowingly, willingly, consented to be considered a "United States Citizen" much less a "citizen of the United States", but they used the false evidence provided by their own racketeering activities as the excuse to prosecute him as such.  They knew that he wasn't ever actually a "Withholding Agent" ---that is, a Warrant Officer in the US Merchant Marines, either. 

They knew, but they were intent on inflicting vengeance on an American Retiree, whose only sin was exposing the truth of their own massive fraud against the American states and people. 

It is more than past time for the swamp to be drained.  Completely drained.  All alligators removed.  And the dried out plot should be replanted as a nice flower garden on the restructured Capitol Mall in memory of Bill Benson and Jeff Dickstein and all those who acted with courage and good faith in the face of this monstrous evil.  

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  1. I must add that Bill Benson was not acting alone. In fact it was Martin (Red) Beckman from Billings Montana, and a group of farmers and ranchers who actually discovered the non-ratification of the 16th Amendment and put Bill up to doing the actual gathering of documents, and paid for it all as well. I was just talking with Red a few days ago, and he would love to have Anna and some members of the Living Law Firm come to his home near Longview Washington and get the whole story and the strategy he has used successfully to shut down the IRS many times since these events took place decades ago. Red can't travel any more and is 88 years young now, but his mind is as sharp as ever. Someone needs to go get his documents and advice before it's too late.

    1. i believe that just about anything passed after the civil war circa 1860's when the country was usurped by honest abe, lieber and crew, are mostly not valid, as the 14th amendment was not passed properly either, at gunpoint when they did their "coup" of the southern states, and installed their military tribunals/corporate states, but again that would only apply to United States Office employees, holders and agents i.e, anyone holding a birth certificate (or naturalization) which is the governing instrument (look up that word(s)) and proof that a registered organization was organized and given to you to work through as you are not a "freeholder"/private "landowner" the People of the Constitution that you hear about so much.

      It was a new deal agency so that your "person" could apply commerce and be given some basic rights, since you were born a pauper, of unknown parentage, a poor bugger with no rights in their private system.

      Remember you are a living soul of God with unalienable rights in the Divine Estate with Dominion over the land, earth and sea. we just got lazy and let these psychopaths govern us and now we are reaping the "benefits" of that arrangement.

      thank you anna for pushing and pushing and pushing everyone to take back control and self govern.

      govern yourselves accordingly.

    2. Hope Anna goes and gets them, and soon. Let us know eh? :)

  2. In the book fruit from a poisonous tree . "Americans are now awakened to the cataclysm reality. Of a facists , one world government , having replaced our intended Constitutional Republic Government ".

  3. We too have had dealings with Becraft and Tom Cryer at arms length. The answer is in his "title of nobility". He is an Attorney and has the spirit of one. Case closed.

  4. The "16th Amendment" was not about establishing the law for collecting Federal Income Taxes as Congress already had the power to tax as part of its proprietary jurisdiction as seen in the Third Organic Law: "Ordinance of 1787: The Northwest Territorial Government". However the power to tax is most certainly limited to the property owned by or under the exclusive legislative jurisdiction of The United States and the profitable use thereof (as well as those who receive government privileges) and therefore the Federal Income Tax does not apply to most Americans.

  5. The following excerpt is by Meredith Quinn.

    “It is of little consequence to me who you are because everyone here is a descendant of a Tribe that makes up the six Original Treaties that is the foundation for all International Law”
    Honorable Meredith M. Quinn,
    International Legal Advisor,
    Registered with the United Nations
    American Indian Tribes are known as the Americus Empire which would cover, Canes of Authority, Wampum Belts and Peace Pipe Treaties.
    All Asians and Minor Asians were under the Palladium of Troy Treaty.
    All Blacks, Arabs and Isrealites were under the Seal of Solomon Treaty.
    All Saxon, Anglia, Mercia and Northumbrian Groups are members of the Kleopatria Tribe and are covered under the Noah’s Ark Treaty.
    Every Civilized Nation in the World is Governed by these Six Original Treaties that make up all International Law; Hence from them come the Law of Nations which has Clan Mothers (Casus Omissus) who hold Territorial Right. Corporate Governments, eg (United States) are ruled by Corpus Juris Secundum of Second Law of the Land thus Second World. Third World are Nations of Governments that have no Territorial Clan Mothers and they are the only Patriarchal Societies in the World.
    It is known that White Tribes of Europe forced the signing of an Unconditional Surrender of the Roman Empire around July 2, 408 A.D. and it is written on a temple wall north of Mexico City, that American Indian Tribal leaders were present at this signing. A copy is also found on a site in Central Park, New York City. This treaty is written in The Coptic Language, which is the original Greek Language.
    The purchase of territories by the White Race from White tribes has a treaty stipulation which is still binding on all nations, and is followed letter perfect today by the Tribes of the world.
    In February 1491, the descendants of The Roman Empire (England was considered to be the 2nd Rome) purchase their title back from the White tribes of Europe. But in order for them to purchase their land titles, they would have to fulfill the articles of the treaty.
    Indian Governments (elective system) called autonomous governments, are under the White Clan Mothers Governments; All monies due to Indian Tribes do not go to the Tribe, but to a third World Government on Reservations ( Prisoner of War camps, “Treaty” Indians).
    Tribal Governments with Clan Mothers, who give no allegiance to a tribal autonomous elective system of government (elected Chief and Council), become the First World.

    I would suggest watching this presentation on Tribal Law and how International Law among the Laws of Nations were established in the beginning.

    1. Robert Owen, I haven't watched that vid yet, but will. Question: Is there any remedy in it against those who've harmed another? thanks

    2. Question for Anna Reitz: So, we are to file this form 1040X and we'll get a refund for the amount of taxes paid in without question? That's what I'm getting from this post. thank you.

    3. From Anna:

      That is what he said 32 years ago.

  6. While Tracey's program might be not current, she speaks to the truth of what it means to look at ou inner journey and why we are at this juncture in the first place. Being led by the spiritually dead.
    And it's working on us.
    When FALSE KNOWLEDGE FAILS, as it is, there is truth of who we really are.

    Tracey Kennedy - Control by Corporate "Technomancy" - 25 Oct 2016

    1. Thanks for the eye-opening info, Robert! I am fond of saying we have a moral and existential obligation to disregard "laws" made (and savagely enforced) by criminals.

  7. We must come out of the internet shadows and show actual numbers. We must have a show of every time someone manages to get out from under the thumb. It must be made known in a real way that people can see, not just those of us who are intrigued by these matters and are looking for clues. Stories like Bill Benson's make many of us very nervous, frankly. Then then Bundy's and even the supposed attempt at Roger Stone, who isn't even part of this as far as I can tell, but he runs his mouth about stuff certain people don't like. I am not afraid of a fight, mind you. I am afraid to be fighting the wrong fight, or the wrong version of the right fight.

  8. WELL not pointing any fingers BUT since Anna mentioned Bill Cooper recently ,Bill did a short series on Jurisdiction and filing a lengthy affidavit of truth stating his status and rebutting the IRS claims against him, he also mentioned Larry being a major source of info and talking to him. A little research on my part there was a FOIA done for Bill's FBI file which I saw, I was curious so I matched up some dates and from what I saw it seems his file started around I believe mid or so 1998 and it was about the same time he had just done his broadcasts on the above info and had filed his affidavit so ?????

  9. Everything Anna produces is in sync with Mel Stampers book " fruit from a poisonous tree ".in a case it says "
    The Defendant UNITY STATES. Wants ppl to beliverify the "United States of America "is the same as the " UNITED STATES ".
    Nothing could be further from the truth .

    1. Misspell (believe ) not beliverify . ...sorry.

  10. I bought Bill Bensons book and the detailed investigative research he did to prove it. Ive moved so many times now, ive lost that book. But i can tell you from memory of reading that book that the process of passing an amendment to the constitution was so overwhelming, that i doubt if hardly any amendment after the 12th was ever ratified properly. It involves a very strict set of signitures, and communication with the "solicerter general", with the actual amendment to be signed by every governer of each state, with absoluty "NO CHANGES WHATSOEVER" , not even one period or commma missing , or it couldnt be passed lawfully. And trust me, after you read it, its hard to believe any of our amendments were passed lawfully. Im so pissed i lost that book. Its a very impressive large book. But it should be enforced text book for any constitutional law attorney.


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