Skip to comments.Ron Paul: 13th Amendment bans income tax
Posted on 06/28/2010 7:49:04 PM PDT by citizenredstater9271
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Even if it did, then the 16th amendment repealed the 13th.
Not socialism light but Marxism pure and simple. Wasn’t a “progressive income tax” one of Karl Marx’s stated goals along with an estate tax to basically abolish “inherited wealth”. We became an economic power without an income tax or corporate tax. Since 1913 the biggest growth has been in the size of all levels of government.
Okay but isn’t the 16th unconstitutional?
LOL the fed is marxist.
How is the 16th amendment unconstitutional?
Now we know why the good doctor is a doctor and not a constitutional scholar.
Please, tell us you're joking.
The 16th was never ratified - but being the feds, they just went ahead with collecting the money anyway.
Did you even watch the video?
I'm also thinking about going to New Hampshire with the Free State Project but I heard New Hampshire's state gov. is now full of liberals and has been for years.
Why, is there dancing girls?
I heard Mike Church talking about this one day, but I had missed half of what he had said because I just tuned in.
I knew he was talking about an amendment, now I know which one it is.
No wonder they try to sell you those programs telling you how not to pay your income taxes....WOW.
YouTube has really taken on a god-like status. Don’t these kinds of videos ever get posted elsewhere?
YouTube is banned in China, and we can’t view videos there.
Is there another source for watching the same thing?
An amendment to the Constitution is de facto Constitional.
yes, and there is evidence that it was not properly ratified!
The 16th Amendment was properly ratified. Period.
I’ll listen to Ron Paul’s opinions about the Thirteenth Amendment when he stops pretending that the Fourteenth Amendment doesn’t exist. His pro-choice for states, “states’ rights trump the unalienable right to life” nonsense is irreconcilable with the actual simple words/requirements of the Constitution.
Yes, it is. We were going to move there a number of years ago and got kind of discouraged by the change there. Still, they do have the best tax laws. I kind of always wondered how some states can get along just fine with no state income tax and others, like CA, collect piles of money and are always broke.
Yes, I'm sure he does.
WHAT??? Dr. Paul is 100% pro-life. He has never come out in support of abortion.
No it wasn't.
No you don’t. If you want to argue the point you’ll abide by the basic requirements of argument. You stated the proposition that the 16th Amendment was not ratified - the onus is on you to provide proof, or at the least a plausible argument - that it was not. The proponent of a contested proposition is obliged to justify that proposition; it’s detractors are not obligated to prove a negative.
So, proof please.
Would you happen to know how hard it is to live in NEw Hampshire? How much does a home cost?
Watch the video from start to finish. Dr. Paul makes a clear-cut case for income tax being 100% unconstitutional and banned by the 13th amendment.
New Hampster may have no income tax or sales tax, but otherwise their taxes are like something written by a populist. They do tax so-called “unearned” income, like interest and dividends. That’s what most retired people live on. So you need to take a close look at total tax levels as they affect you.
Thanks to that dope G. W. Bush, the Demonrats swept into the Gov’s office and took control of the legislature in New Hampster. We need people like you to take the place back. Yes there are many more libs than there used to be, but it is still better than any New England state. You would have to go about 1000 mi. to find a state with proportionately more conservatives.
We visited a number of years ago - but take a quick look at craigslist.com - property in NH for sale. We live in CA right now and just about ANYTHING is cheaper. Portsmouth is the biggest city, on the coast and just above Boston, and very liberal. Seems Boston’s stench has spread. . . We looked into Keene, on the Vermont side of the state (but only an eye blink from the coast by CA standards) and even though there is a state college there, it was more conservative. I still think highly of NH and would enjoy living there for a time.
Then we can assume you do not file a 1040 each year, since it’s not Constitutionally required?
And why would this collective "we" assume that based on the current conversation?
I knew it had gotten worse over the years. Too bad.
Ron Paul believes that states can allow abortion if they want to.
That is in direct contradiction to God’s Law, the Natural Law, and the foundational principles of our nation’s charter, the Declaration of Independence. It is contrary to ALL of the self-stated purposes of the US Constitution as found in the Preamble, and the explicit provisions of the Fifth, the Eighth, and the Fourteenth Amendments.
Even the infamous Judge Blackmun, the author of the Roe vs. Wade majority opinion, admitted in the text of the opinion itself that if the “fetus,” or baby, is a PERSON, they are “OF COURSE” protected by the Fourteenth Amendment.
In a very real sense, Ron Paul is worse than Blackmun. He admits they are persons and says they can still be killed if the state so desires. Blackmun dehumanized the child and pretended that they weren’t persons. He at least maintained a fig leaf, whereas Ron Paul is constitutionally and morally buck naked.
The whole purpose of an amendment is to change the constitution. So if the income tax was unconstitutional before, the 16th changes it in such a way to now allow it. Of course this depends on the amendment having been ratified lawfully according to the dictates of the constitution in the first place.
No it didn't. That's why Paul's assertion is valid. There is a conflict. The 13th outlawed slavery. The 16th has been abused to the point where we have become slaves to the government. The 16th was ill conceived. There is no limit on how much tax can be imposed, nor does it comply with the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment. It is wrong to lay unequal burdens upon citizens. It is wrong to memorialize a disincentive to success in the Constitution. A progressive tax is a disincentive to succeed.
The 13th Amendment is utterly incapable of having any effect on the 16th Amendment - later in time controls. To the extent that there is an inconsistency between the 13th Amendment and the 16th Amendment, the 16th Amendment wins, hands down.
Okay. But wasn’t the 16th never properly ratified? I’ve heard Dr. Paul mention this.
The Martians blew up the World Trade Center?
I don't agree with Dr. Paul on everything but some things he's right about. Income tax is one of them.
the 16th was not passes legally. There is evidence of states that voted no were registered as yes and some states changed the wording of the amendment which made it illegal to do so.
Do you even understand what you posted?
Yes and income tax IS slavery.
When did Dr. Paul EVER say 9/11 wasn't done by Muslim terrorists? And what does that have to do with taxes?
How does the country operate without tax?
WHo pays for defense, police, roads, customs, immigration control, import/export of goods, prisons, etc etc?
I listened twice and still didn’t hear anything about the thirteenth amendment. Is he talking about the current or the original thirteenth amendment?
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