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My name is Fenner Goldsborough. I'm an old (85) WWII vet as I write this short summary of my book, Super Scam, in the fall of 2012. Knowing that I have never been required by law to do so, I haven't filed a tax return with the Federal government since 1975. I am former Chairman of Free State Constitutionists in Baltimore, Maryland, now retired and living with family in Gaylord, Michigan. I have spent most of my adult life as an open student and public critic of the unconstitutional misapplication of the income/excise tax imposed by Title 26 of the United States Code, better known as the Internal Revenue Code, to the earnings and other receipts of U.S. citizens.

My book Super Scam is a compilation of information contained in the thousands of flyers that we at Free State Constitutionists wrote and distributed all over the United States during the past forty years. None of the information contained in these detailed flyers has ever been challenged by lawyers from either the Justice Department or the Internal Revenue Service. This paper will briefly summarize the contents of my book which explains why almost all American citizens have never owed an income/excise tax and how they can legally stop paying a tax they have never owed but have been deceived into believing they have owed for most of their working lives. Some pay from a false belief that it is patriotic to do so. Most pay from fear of IRS' vigorously-threatened consequences if they don't.

Simply stated, most Americans have been bamboozled and terror-stricken for decades into believing IRS' propaganda-that the law requires them to pay a tax on their earnings or other receipts. My book proves why this is not true on two distinct counts. Chapters I and II explain why it is prohibited by our Constitution. Second, the statutory law itself, in Title 26 of the Internal Revenue Code totally, supports the constitutional prohibition when it is carefully read and understood. Super Scam analyses the key sections of the I.R. Code in detail in Chapters III through VII. A valuable tool for the reader to protect himself against any criminal prosecution, and possibly IRS civil collection efforts as well, is described in Chapter VIII. Chapter IX provides fourteen of the most-frequently asked questions and answers on the subject matter of the book pointing to more detailed response to each question by chapter designation. A prologue, preface and epilogue in the book provide a meaningful introduction and conclusion, the epilogue detailing my solution which would have a far-reaching positive effect, not only on our nation's current failing economy but on the well-being and happiness of our people. I suggest the preface, prologue and epilogue be read first, followed by Chapter IX (Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers) which will refer you by chapter reference to details on the questions and answers in Chapter IX.

As this is written early in 2012, our nation suffers from an expanding economic crisis created in large measure by the current administration's hyper-inflationary tax-and-spend policies. Democrats and Republicans both agree that we MUST initiate HUGE cuts in government spending. In 2007, the government collected $247 billion in personal income taxes that our citizens never owed! History proves that for every dollar of taxes our government collects, they spend $1.58, increasing the national debt by 58%. In other words, taxes create spending! So, increasing the 2007 taxes collected of $247 billion by 58% would create an immediate government spending reduction of $390.26 billion. Consequently, an end to the unconstitutional and statutorily-misapplied income/excise tax on the earnings and other receipts of American citizens would provide an instant relief to the economic turmoil our country is currently facing. It would immediately divert the flow of billions of dollars into the public pocketbook rather than into the wasteful government treasury, with a resulting additional unparalleled economic boom as these billions are spent in the marketplace. This would go a long way towards our nation's sorely needed remedy from our current depression and create a major remedy to our nation's escalating multi-trillion dollar debt! Super Scam shows how and why most Americans can legally stop the IRS theft from their pocketbooks and give themselves an immediate big raise. By spending the money you save in the marketplace, you are helping our country's economic recovery.

Anger over the IRS' strong-arm tactics has created proposals by some groups for alternative taxing plans such as the VAT (Value Added Tax), the FAIR TAX and a NATIONAL SALES TAX. This is unfortunate because these well-meaning groups fail to understand that substitution of one evil for another accomplishes nothing. Rather, their support for public education and demand to eliminate the IRS' forced misapplication of the existing income tax to the earnings of our citizens is the easier and correct answer. In short, make our government obey the existing law, and the problem is solved!

Finally, and most important to this fundamental, Bible-believing Christian, the Bible supports our Founding Fathers' constitutional prohibition against taxation of our citizens' labors or other earnings. There is much Holy Scripture in support. For instance, in Matthew 17:25, Jesus asked Peter "…of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers?" And when Peter answered him "…of strangers.", Jesus said to him, "Then are the children free." (translation: "children" = "citizens"). The Bible tells us that our government, like the church, is ordained of God and like all the rest of us, the government is also required to obey God's laws. God's Word is good all the time and true all the time; God does not authorize the government to break any of His laws or commit any other atrocity it likes just because it is government. Throughout scripture, in both the Old and New Testaments, whenever government does evil, it is severely punished. God created government to be a servant-not a master. Our founding fathers based our entire nation on the Bible. Our third president, Thomas Jefferson, said: "Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God." When our government strays from God's path, it is our God-given duty and requirement to resist. Our Lord requires that governments also obey His laws.

The United States is a Christian nation. In obedience to His law, the Founding Fathers, as devout Christians, built into our Constitution a total prohibition against any direct taxation of our citizens who, indeed, were free (Matthew 17:25 & 26 above). Although ignored by the IRS, that freedom has always been, and still is, embodied in the prohibitions of Article 1, Section 2, Clause 3 and Article 1, Section 9, Clause 4 of our Constitution. Chapter II of Super Scam proves the limited authority of the Sixteenth Amendment to tax, as an excise, only profit or gain from government-granted privileged activity. Our nation's citizens-God's "children" are, indeed, free from taxation of their earnings, as our Lord told Peter in Matthew 17:26! summaryofsuperscam.07/29/10 (Rev. 11/24/12)

C. Fenner Goldsborough
480 Nottingham Rd W.
Gaylord, Michigan 49735-8919
(989) 448-8592

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