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Victory Tax

Victory Tax

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The Victory Tax Act of 1942, passed by Congress for the years 1943 to 1944, was the Federal Reserve’s scheme (proposed through their useful idiots in Congress) for coercing citizens of the 50 states who were not federal employees into paying “income taxes” to support winning World War II that they were not legally liable for. The Victory Tax also introduced the practice of “withholding.” This was to be a temporary two year tax supposedly authorized by Article 1 Section 8 clause 12 of the constitution which says that Congress has the power: “To raise and support armies, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer Term than two years.” The Victory Tax was originally a flat, 5% “uniform” tax rather than the “graduated tax” we have today. At that time in our history, patriotism was high in America thanks to much propaganda, so there was little resistance to this tax, and Americans were eager to pay their “fair share.”

The federal government created the clever lie that this tax applied to all Americans by sending out tax form 1040 to everyone. In fact, only employees of the federal government, residents of the District of Columbia, residents of naval bases, residents of forts, US citizens of the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, territories and possessions were lawfully required to file and pay the Victory Tax.

This was a direct tax on everyone’s labor and would have been unconstitutional if it was enforced, so it had to be voluntary (even though they didn’t tell the public about the voluntary part). Now the IRS says the 16th amendment authorizes them to tax everyone’s labor. But since the sixteenth amendment was already signed, it would appear that this Victory Tax would have been unnecessary. Maybe the government didn’t realize this at that time. There had to be a way that they could get everyone to pay this voluntary tax so the wicked ones unleashed one of their greatest weapons (Hollywood) to do what it was made to do, program the minds of the people!

Propagandizing the Scam

Henry Morgenthau, the Secretary of the Treasury at the time, ordered John J. Sullivan, a Treasury Department official, to contact none other than Walt Disney! Walt flew in to D.C. to have a meeting with Morgenthau and Internal Revenue Commissioner Guy Helvering. Morgenthau told Walt that the U.S. wanted him to help sell people on paying the income tax. Walt wondered why this was even needed. Couldn’t you just throw people in jail if there was a law saying you must pay? Mr. Helvering told Walt that he wanted people to be enthusiastic about paying taxes.

So Walt went back to California and put a short movie together called “The New Spirit”. The objective was to make people feel it was their “patriotic” duty to pay the income tax. It starred Donald Duck (Walt’s biggest star at the time). Along with this movie, “Inflation” and “Spirit of 43” all played instrumental roles in the tax propaganda. It worked, and citizens were glad to do their part to defeat the evil Hitler.

The New Spirit

Donald wants to help the war effort but becomes reluctant when the radio announcer tells him to pay taxes, but the announcer shows him that the U.S. needs his money, and helps him through the simple tax forms. By the end of the movie, Donald is so energized that he rushes to Washington to pay his taxes in person! Donald learned to pay his “Taxes to beat the Axis” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axis_powers. This movie was nominated for an academy award.


The Devil receives a telephone call from Adolph Hitler, who asks for the Devil’s help in the war effort. The Devil tells Hitler that he will cause high inflation in the USA, and his worries will be over. He encourages the audience to buy as much as they can so that goods will become scarce and prices will go up. Hoarding rationed goods and cashing in war bonds will also help. Factory worker Joe Smith just got a raise in pay, so he starts buying everything on the installment plan, including a fur coat for his wife. After the Smiths hear a radio address by President Roosevelt, they realize that they should be more prudent in their spending habits to help the war effort. Written by David Glagovsky

Spirit of 43

Donald cashes his paycheck and is unsure how to best spend his money. Two aspects of his personality materialize: ‘Thrift’ and ‘Spendthrift’. Thrift tells Donald he should save to pay his taxes, but spendthrift tells Donald that it is his money and he should spend it how he pleases. In the end, Donald realizes that it is his duty to serve his country and pay taxes.

According to tax historian John Witte, “In 1939, about 15% of the people paid income tax. That’s all, period. At the end of the war, we had 80% of our families paying income tax.” Just entertainment huh?

In 1944, the Victory Tax was repealed by section 6 of the Income Tax Act of 1944 after it had been renewed. But, for some strange and unknown reason, Congress decided to keep it on the down low. Because most people didn’t know about it, they just kept paying taxes.

So I guess we are all here today, still paying the Victory Tax voluntarily. Tell me, do you feel victorious?

Trickeration of the IRS?

On May 29, 1944, Congress repealed the Victory Tax and its provisions for withholding! (See 58 Statutes at Large, Chapter 210, page 234.) Sec. 6 REPEAL OF VICTORY TAX. (a) IN GENERAL – Subchapter D of Chapter 1 (relating to the Victory Tax) is repealed. Thus, there is no law making a citizen of one of the 50 states liable for the payment of taxes on their compensation for labor! Nor does any law exist that authorizes employers to withhold, and turn over to the federal government, up to 30 per cent of the compensation earned by citizens of the 50 states. Unfortunately, the U.S. government has never bothered to announce this fact to the people, and Americans have continued to pay “income taxes” they have not legally owed for over half a century! The good news is that you are not legally liable for the “income” tax!

The IRS would like you to believe that everyone must pay tax. They would like you to believe that the 16th amendment gives them that right and that the law is the IRS code. But according to the Supreme Court, the code is not the law, it is just the regulation and assessment of the law. The law is the Constitution.

The revenue laws are a code or system in regulation of tax assessment and collection. They relate to taxpayers, and not to nontaxpayers. The latter are without scope” United States Court of Claims, Economy Plumbing and Heating v. United States, 470 F.2d 585, at 589 (1972)

The IRS threatens the public and says, “All employees must be taxed. All employers must make their employees fill out a W-4, and administer a W-2. All income must be taxed“. But, according to Pete Eric Hendrickson, author of “Cracking the Code”:

That “income”, “wages”, “self-employment income”, “employee”, “employer” and “trade or business”-as these and certain other terms are used within, and in regard to, the tax law-have narrow legal meanings exclusively involving, and applying to, certain privileged activities, such as holding or administering a government office, or working in one.”

Maybe this is why the 16th amendment does matter. Because the 16th amendment’s language is what enables the general public to believe they have to pay. Maybe the wicked ones knew this when it was declared ratified. It seems that this bribe would be a good investment. Without this amendment, very few of us would believe we have to pay tax today.

According to the Supreme Court, when you fill out your W-4, you are voluntarily entering into an agreement with the federal government, and claiming that the money you receive is taxable “income”. And since you sign this under penalty of perjury, you are also voluntarily waving your 5th amendment right! You just don’t realize it.

A tax on income is not economically or legally a tax on its source.” However, wages, salaries, commissions, and tips (sources) are considered to be “income” for an individual when he lists them as “income” on an IRS tax return form. When he signs the tax form under penalty of perjury, he has made a voluntary oath that his wages, salary, commissions, and tips listed on the return are “income” and that he is subject to the tax.” Graves v. People of the State of New York ex rel O’Keefe, 59 S.Ct. 595 (1939)

So when the IRS, comes and knocks your door down, seizes your property and throws you in jail, don’t say that it is unconstitutional. The Supreme Court says it’s not unconstitutional, for you told them that you worked for the government and that you made “income”. Since the lower courts are not in compliance with the Supreme Court, the judges don’t care about Supreme Court rulings, and since the government has already stated that they don’t have to show a law that requires citizens to pay tax, your complaints could very well go unanswered.

Is this the dirty little secret that the IRS doesn’t want you to know? Is this why the IRS chooses to audit certain people when they know millions don’t pay and they could just go after them?

When the Victory Tax law expired in 1944, the news media never announced it to the public, and so the devious Federal government simply continued sending out 1040 forms in spite of the fact that no citizen of the 50 Union States was ever liable to pay the tax in the first place.

No Patriotism in Paying Taxes

It’s commonly believed that the “income taxes” we pay to the federal government fund the operation of the government and pay for the services that government is supposed to provide. For many, this belief fuels a sense of patriotic duty to pay “income taxes.” Unfortunately, this belief turns out to be far from the truth.

During his first term in office, president Ronald Reagan appointed a commission headed by J. Peter Grace to study and report on the fate of our income taxes. In January of 1984, in reference to individual “income taxes,” the Grace Commission reported:

100% of what is collected is absorbed solely by interest on the Federal debt and by Federal Government contributions to transfer payments. In other words, all individual income tax revenues are gone before one nickel is spent on the services which taxpayers expect from their Government. Grace Commission Report to the President, January 15, 1984.

What exactly does this mean? It means that the money you pay in personal “income taxes” goes directly into the coffers of the Federal Reserve. Now, this may not seem so bad until you learn the truth about the Federal Reserve.

The Federal Reserve is not an agency of government, as commonly believed, but a private banking corporation owned and operated by international bankers for their own profit. The Federal Reserve lends to the government “money” that it creates out of thin air through mere bookkeeping entries on their account ledgers. Our “income taxes” then pay the interest on these “created-from-thin-air” loans. This interest is then pocketed by these bankers as profit.

Thus, the personal “income taxes” you pay go into the pockets of international bankers. So much for “patriotic duty!”


NOTE: Once you get to 12:20 in the interview, feel free to SKIP AHEAD to 32:20 to skip the mask mandates talk! The discussion about corporate personhood and personal sovereignty begins at 32:20! Taxes and leading into the Victory Tax at ~40:00-50:00…