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"People must have righteous principals in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions." - Martin Luther

Hundreds Of Meetings - Secret IRS Emails

Lois, what were you thinking using a personal email for official IRS communications?4

It must have been a simple oversight. I am sure you were not trying to hide anything related to the recent targeting scandal. And, I can’t imagine anyone wanting to avoid those pesky Freedom of Information (FOIA) requests.

You probably were just trying to do your job - just doing what you may have been told…right? Silly me, I am sure it was just a coincidence that both the IRS Chief and his Chief of Staff visited the White House hundreds of times during this period.

But wait! When asked by Members of that annoying House Oversight Committee to answer questions about the extra scrutiny your division selectively applied to over 300 conservative non-profits you pled the 5th didn’t you? And didn’t we recently read that you are now demanding immunity from prosecution in exchange for telling the Committee the truth?

Too bad taxpayers can’t just plead the 5th and demand immunity while being questioned by the IRS enforcement team.  Instead they sit in abject fear while IRS auditors grind them down about their lives, expenses and livelihoods. 

Interestingly, in 1958 the U.S. House of Representatives passed, with Senate concurrence, the Code of Ethics for Government Service. This Code applied to all government employees including office holders. It reads in part:

Any person in Government service should put loyalty to the highest moral principals and to country above loyalty to Government persons, party, or department.

How ironic that for 100 years our nation’s elected officials, the very body that passed this Code of Ethics for Government Service, have used the income tax code and the IRS for extreme partisan political manipulation – a contradiction from loyalty to the highest moral principals.  The legislative and executive branches have both operated as if the Code of Ethics for Government Service didn’t exist when it came to taxation and enforcement.

This problem will only be solved when first, you the taxpayer and voter, decide that you’ve had enough and stop electing men and women who say one thing during the election cycle and at Town Halls, only to do the exact opposite after being sworn into office. 

Second, if your elected representative does not support the FairTax Plan, now is the time to find a primary candidate that represents your views and get to work. Whatever you do, stop allowing your elected representative(s) to take your precious vote for granted. Serving you in Congress is their privilege, not their right.

Finally, stand tall for the FairTax. If you are not active in your statewide FairTax movement, contact your state or district director and tell them you want to get involved – NOW! 

If you do not see a state director listed for your state and you have the time and talent to take on that job, contact me and we will put you to work.

I can’t promise the road will be easy. What I can promise is your children and grandchildren will thank you.

Until next week,

Cynthia T. Canevaro - Cindy

Cindy Canevaro

Executive Director

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United States Needs Fair

Millions of people out of work, underemployed or relegated to part-time employment. Thirty percent of Americans getting some type of food assistance from the government. The federal government so far in debt that anyone paying attention has to be worried.

I’m not talking about the 1930s. We’re in big trouble now. Our national leaders, the House, the Senate and the White House are so bogged down that they don’t seem to see the forest for the trees. In the meantime, our deterioration accelerates. It’s time they drop their nonsense and do what’s right for the country. There is only one completely vetted solution out there: HR25, the FairTax Bill, that both revives our economy and reduces politicians’ power to grant favors to special interests…

– Anthony Gasbarro, Fairhope, AL

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It's well past time for citizens of the USA to politically revolt against our elected governing elite, or EGE. The EGE has mal served our country for decades. Congressmen have served their own personal greed and members of both parties have worked to advance their own party's strength…

If your Congressperson (1) doesn't deserve an A+ for service in Congress and (2) strongly support abolishing the IRS and (3) openly advocate replacing the income tax with the FairTax you should work to defeat your Congressman in the 2014 primary election.

We can have a new Congress if we are willing to do our part. All that is required of you is talk to your friends, neighbors and colleagues at work; then go to the polls on the day of primary elections and vote for change that really matters!

- Glen E Terrell

"Understanding The FairTax" Webinar

With August's Special Topic: “The FairTax Elevator Pitch” - How to explain the FT in 30 seconds in a simple, short paragraph.

When: Thursday, August 22, 2013

Time: 8 pm Eastern, 7 pm Central, 6 pm Mountain, 5 pm Pacific

Where: At your personal computer, anywhere!

Why: To provide an interactive forum for people who cannot get to local meetings to learn about the FairTax and to present special topics that are frequently misunderstood or not generally discussed.

Who: Join Marc Manieri, Webinar Producer & Host from Orlando, Florida.

Join: To participate, register here and watch for the confirmation email. For more information contact Larry Walters at

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