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The Law that Never Was: The Fraud of the 16th Amendment and Personal income Tax Hardcover – 1985

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Product Details

  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Constitutional Research Assoc (1985)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0006ELT78
  • Product Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.9 x 2.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,924,906 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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59 of 63 people found the following review helpful By Robert Beveridge HALL OF FAMEVINE VOICE on May 12, 2005
Format: Hardcover
Bill Benson and M. J. Beckman, The Law That Never Was, vol. I (Constitutional Research Associates, 1985)

The idea behind this book is a powerful one: that the sixteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America (for those of you who fell asleep in civics class, it's better known as the "income tax amendment") was never ratified, and thus the government's collection of income tax every year is fraudulent. What American wouldn't jump at the idea that you don't have to give a third or more of your income tot he Federal government every year?

Well, unfortunately, out of three hundred million of us, the answer's probably in the vicinity of two hundred ninety-nine million nine hundred fifty thousand, and that's being generous because the book's been out for twenty years. I'm hoping copies of it have passed through fifty thousand hands. And yet, how many of those people have stood up and asked questions about this? Very, very few.

Part of the reason so few people have read this book is its expense. It is no longer sold without its companion, volume II (despite that they were published a year apart, and each is a stand-alone volume), and the set is quite expensive for a country where the average person spends less on books in a year than this set costs. It's possible that another part of the reason is that, if you care at all about language and presentation, it's simply impossible to recommend this book. All the great ideas here, and all the evidence, is presented horribly.

The Law That Never Was, vol. I is three hundred sixty-six pages long.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By L. Baker on July 19, 2011
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Red is a friend and we love this honest and straightforward book #1. Do not buy #2 as it has not much of Red in it and the author only wrote it for money. He did not do his homework on #2 like Red did on #1. We talked with Red on the phone about #2 and he said, "don't waste your money". So, we didn't. Red is a true Patriot and a great man of God. He loves this Country and wants to see those brought to justice who are usurping the Rule of Law and using the IRS to steal, threaten and lie to us about income taxes that were never supposed to come out of our paychecks. That amendment was never ratified. NEVER! So, RED will live on in Volume #1 of the set. His books will be read and loved and will go on and on until the IRS is abolished and gone off our National scene. When this happens and I pray it does, Red Beckman will have played a vital roll in it. God bless you Red and may you find peace and love in the arms of Jesus our Lord!
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By Amazon Customer on September 22, 2015
Format: Hardcover
Requiring the filing of tax returns or the payment of the income tax. It is strictly voluntary. The federal courts have already defined income as a gain or profit ensuing from corporate activity. It does not include personal wages or earnings. In essence this book did not need to be written because the income tax is a poll tax and poll taxes require apportionment among the several states in accordance with the U.S. Constitution.
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