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Strike back at tax cheat Tim Geithner
michellemalkin.com ^ | February 8, 2009 | Michelle Malkin

Posted on 02/08/2009 9:07:14 PM PST by Jet Jaguar

Are you up for a cathartic act of civil disobedience? DaveG at Where’s the Change? has a subversive plan. I like it:

"I think it’s time for a comeback for civil disobedience. The only thing that angers me more than the rampant elitism and corruption in our government is that apparent tolerance for it that was demonstrated most recently with the appointment of what is almost certainly a tax cheat as the Treasury Secretary. Surely I am not alone in wondering why I am a big enough sap to pay tens of thousands of dollars in Federal taxes each and every year, while our Washington bureaucrats seem to get away consequence free with a pattern of cheating and fraud. And please, don’t tell me Tom Daschle didn’t get away with it. Sure, he lost his position for a cabinet position, but don’t you think he will be laughing all the way back to his millions-a-year “consulting” gig? Will he be prosecuted for his fraud like I would be? Did he pay any penalties? No, and no. Since my single, solitary vote is nothing more that a BB in a machine gun world, I intend to start practicing civil disobedience. In the case of Treasury Secretary Geithner, I am going to have a rubber stamp made that says “Tax Cheat!” in block letters. Every time I see a piece of paper currency with Geithner’s signature on it, I am going to stamp over his name with my Tax Cheat stamp. Sure, this action is just as futile as my vote, but eventually maybe others will reach the same conclusion that I have: it is far past time to make our voices heard.'

Dave has a link to an inexpensive stampmaker at his blog, or you can go to taxcheatstamps.com — until, that is, Dear Leader and Dear Treasury Tax Cheater move to shut them down. Remember: Dissent is no longer patriotic.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhotreasury; corruptdems; geithner; malkin; taxcheatstamp
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1 posted on 02/08/2009 9:07:14 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

2 posted on 02/08/2009 9:08:03 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar

F’ing brilliant! I’m in!


3 posted on 02/08/2009 9:13:51 PM PST by yankeebulldog ("Semper Viper!")
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To: Jet Jaguar

Does anyone find it troubling that a tax cheat and a liar is working on the next bank bailout as we speak?


4 posted on 02/08/2009 9:13:53 PM PST by Oldexpat (Drill Here, Drill There..we must drill everywhere.)
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To: Jet Jaguar
Great plan ! I'm in.

Nam Vet

5 posted on 02/08/2009 9:14:09 PM PST by Nam Vet (This space for rent............Hard currency only)
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To: yankeebulldog

I have a red marker. I will note it.


6 posted on 02/08/2009 9:15:15 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar

http://www.taxcheatstamps.com


7 posted on 02/08/2009 9:16:45 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I’m in!!


8 posted on 02/08/2009 9:18:51 PM PST by G Larry (Barack's character has been molded by extremists)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Uh. Hmm. See, one tiny problem.

I don’t blame them for not paying their taxes. I blame our government for continuing to rape the populace of their livelihoods under threat of jail and liens.

So... yeah.


9 posted on 02/08/2009 9:19:38 PM PST by TheZMan (Secede.)
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To: G Larry
Can we buy the stamp secretly? They will probably subpoena the records and arrest us all.
10 posted on 02/08/2009 9:20:39 PM PST by Brimack34
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To: Oldexpat
Does anyone find it troubling that a tax cheat and a liar is working on the next bank bailout as we speak?

Yeah, and I'm outraged that his boss and most of the politicians gave him a pass.

11 posted on 02/08/2009 9:20:48 PM PST by Enough is ENOUGH
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To: Brimack34

Make your own, it’s not hard. Just print out “Tax Cheat!” on your laser printer (small enough that it will fit just over Geithner’s name) and take it to a local rubber stamp maker.


12 posted on 02/08/2009 9:22:56 PM PST by ponygirl (Obama: All beans, no weiner.)
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To: TheZMan

One TINY problem?

This guy gets away with it and is now the SEC TREAS.

Not a tiny problem.

But, for the little guy who is honest, law abiding, tax paying:

We are getting screwed!


13 posted on 02/08/2009 9:25:04 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: TheZMan

It’s the hypocrisy. This guy is an ELECTED official and he’s ripping off the very people he serves. Are the tax codes BS. . . little doubt. However, just because I disagree with taxes doesn’t mean I or Geithner or the rest of Obama’s cabinet can not pay them. You know just as well as I do that if we owed the IRS even half of what these jokers owe, we’d be in jail and everything we owned would be confiscated, let alone hold office.


14 posted on 02/08/2009 9:26:27 PM PST by stentorian conservative
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To: Brimack34

No law against owning the stamp!

They’d have to find you with a bunch of stamped currency.

I say “charge me!”

They can’t stand the publicity of the trial.

I wonder if I make my next tax payment out to “Tax Cheat”, if that will get their attention?


15 posted on 02/08/2009 9:27:07 PM PST by G Larry (Barack's character has been molded by extremists)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Count me in...


16 posted on 02/08/2009 9:28:20 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Bipartisainship is now about a 3 to 532 vote on Capital Hill.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; stentorian conservative

I wasn’t saying their crimes were tiny problems. Worded better, “I have a tiny problem”; not to be confused with the easily twistable response (spare me).

Regardless, I agree with both of you. Point remains.


17 posted on 02/08/2009 9:29:46 PM PST by TheZMan (Secede.)
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To: TheZMan

Nodding. Thanks.


18 posted on 02/08/2009 9:30:58 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar

One question: How soon does this Monopoly money bearing his siggy hit the street? Probably soon since the machines are going 24/7 at warp speed nowadays.

Other than that, I’m in. This is no more “dangerous” than the bills going around with “Where’s George” stamped on them w/ a web addy.


19 posted on 02/08/2009 9:33:34 PM PST by ozark hilljilly (I don't even think I think!)
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To: Brimack34

You could just write it on the bill. No stamp is necessary. But if you are going to invest a lot of time into this inspired act of civil disobedience, a stamp might be a good investment.

I am too cheap and will probably just use a pen.


20 posted on 02/08/2009 9:35:18 PM PST by Marie2 (Ora et labora)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Okey-Dokey!


21 posted on 02/08/2009 9:35:24 PM PST by gigster
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To: Jet Jaguar


As Promised!!!....

22 posted on 02/08/2009 9:37:17 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


23 posted on 02/08/2009 9:38:56 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: RandallFlagg

ping.

I thought you might appreciate this.


24 posted on 02/08/2009 9:39:51 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I’m in.


25 posted on 02/08/2009 9:41:21 PM PST by BAW (Social Security needs a bailout.)
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To: Oldexpat

“Does anyone find it troubling that a tax cheat and a liar is working on the next bank bailout as we speak?”

Which one are you talking about? I thought several liars and tax cheats were working on the bank bailout?


26 posted on 02/08/2009 9:41:33 PM PST by Scotswife (GO ISRAEL!!!)
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To: Brad's Gramma

that’s one of her more flattering pictures.


27 posted on 02/08/2009 9:42:53 PM PST by Scotswife (GO ISRAEL!!!)
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To: All
It's red sharpie time!!!!
28 posted on 02/08/2009 9:43:10 PM PST by pepperhead (Kennedys float, Mary Jos don't)
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To: Brad's Gramma

5.14


29 posted on 02/08/2009 9:43:22 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Um.

6.15?

:)


30 posted on 02/08/2009 9:44:46 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

FReeper mail.

Look!


31 posted on 02/08/2009 9:46:15 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Some might argue that this constitutes defacement of currency, a federal offense. Whether or not stamping “TAX CHEAT!” over Geithner’s name would render the bill non-reissuable is debatable, in my opinion. Many people might refuse to accept the bill with the stamped red letters.


32 posted on 02/08/2009 9:46:56 PM PST by giotto
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To: giotto

Some might argue that Giethner is a jackass.

Refuse my money, I will shop elsewhere.


33 posted on 02/08/2009 9:50:28 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar
Look!

Where? WHERE? :)

34 posted on 02/08/2009 9:52:15 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: giotto

If it’s ubiquitous, they’ll have little choice.


35 posted on 02/08/2009 9:52:38 PM PST by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda arm.)
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To: giotto
Many people might refuse to accept the bill with the stamped red letters.

I would betcha that most clerks wouldn't NOTICE...

36 posted on 02/08/2009 9:53:16 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: G Larry

In fact, isn’t it illegal to deface U.S. currency?


37 posted on 02/08/2009 10:03:12 PM PST by ArmyTeach (You have a Republic, Madam, if you can keep it...)
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To: giotto

If you worry about what “some” say, you’ll never do anything.

Any action anyone takes will be opposed by some.


38 posted on 02/08/2009 10:04:02 PM PST by cydcharisse
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To: ArmyTeach

In fact, isn’t it illegal to deface U.S. currency?

Should it be illegal for him to sign it? Would not that be defacement?


39 posted on 02/08/2009 10:05:30 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Marked bills might work in automated checkout counters in larger supermarket chains...


40 posted on 02/08/2009 10:07:57 PM PST by ArmyTeach (You have a Republic, Madam, if you can keep it...)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Point...


41 posted on 02/08/2009 10:08:28 PM PST by ArmyTeach (You have a Republic, Madam, if you can keep it...)
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To: Jet Jaguar

beautiful.


42 posted on 02/08/2009 10:12:47 PM PST by lainie (The US congress is full to the brim of absolutely disgusting thieves who deserve humiliating ouster.)
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To: lainie

Good to see ya!


43 posted on 02/08/2009 10:13:50 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I like it. Count me in.


44 posted on 02/08/2009 10:14:12 PM PST by GoodDay (Palin for POTUS 2012)
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To: backhoe

ping


45 posted on 02/08/2009 10:14:42 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: NetMeg

Ping.


46 posted on 02/08/2009 10:16:05 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: FARS

ping.


47 posted on 02/08/2009 10:17:52 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: stentorian conservative
This guy is an ELECTED official

No so!

48 posted on 02/08/2009 10:18:52 PM PST by Buddy B (MSgt Retired-USAF - Year: 1972)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I like it. A red pen would work just fine too.


49 posted on 02/08/2009 10:22:00 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Jet Jaguar

I like this Sunday Night ping. ;-)


50 posted on 02/08/2009 10:24:16 PM PST by lainie (The US congress is full to the brim of absolutely disgusting thieves who deserve humiliating ouster.)
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