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1.11.11

Something Rotten In The State Of Taxus


Sensus Pajak
I smell a rat.

I'm usually pretty good at this.  When pieces don't add up and I get that funny feeling in my stomach, I pay attention.  Here's what's going on...

Recently, the Indonesian tax office announced that it was doing a Sensus Pajak, a tax census.  First time ever.  Folks are required to disclose pretty much anything of value they own, and to who and what you give your money.  That alone doesn't particularly worry me.  The attitude in Indonesia is that, if it weren't for laws, they wouldn't have anything to ignore.

What bothers me is the new IRS form 8938, telling everyone they must disclose all their overseas holdings.  The form is still in the formation stage, but it will be among the goodies coming for next year.

All real estate earning money through rent or other activity.  All foreign bank accounts and financial investments.  So far, you have to descibe and estimate the value of about 80% of where money goes outside the US.  The other 20% are most likely in the offing.

Taken together, these two items start to make a picture.  An email from an acquaintance told me the rest of the story.  At least two other countries are doing something similar.  Now I can see what's going on.

THEY are trying to get a worldwide accounting of what everyone's got.  Bet me there's a clause somewhere that says if you want to play with the World Bank, here's what you have to do.  Bet me...

It starts to sound like THEY are trying to level the playing field globally.  THEY want to bring up the low and take down the high until everyone meets in the middle, and THEY have all the marbles.  All these market shenanigans and currency wars, combined with a global tax census = world government

THEY are using the simple tool of debt to bring the whole world under the heel of banksters.  If a nation or corporation owes money to someone, THEY can twist arms and get what THEY want.  Hell, THEY even have the Vatican tring to convine their sheep.  Any muslim country that doesn't knuckle under is being bombed into dust.  Buddhists and Hindus won't put up much of a fight.  There's better than two-thirds of the world in your pocket.  The rest will fall because there's no one left to help.

THEY are trying to get a global snapshot of atjeull wealth everywhere, and where it goes and what it buys.  THEY want to track as many transactions as THEY can get THEIR claws into.  Imagine the size of that project.  Attempting to control every economic action you and I take, and by economic, I mean pretty much everything we do when two or more people are together.  It's a brute force kind of thing.  THEY think that it's all pretty much down to a couple of pockets of resistance.  THEY are taking out the ones with appreciable resources for 'special treatment'.  If a nation has oil or some other tasty treats, and they aren't playing ball with the Big Boys, then those nations are destroyed to the point of complete submission.  It's truly amazing to contemplate this scale of operation.

Remember back in the 80s when THEY couldn't sell the UN hard enough?  Everybody was sucking up to the UN and folks thought that it would be the global government.  Now it seems as if the UN has been sidelined. Sure, you hear about it once in a while, when someone is pitching global warming or African famine.  For the most part, though, THEY have taken the spotlight off of international and regional governments and put all the attention on banks.

I mean, think about it.  If you can bring the entire globe to its knees economically, so that people don't have the energy to even protest any more, then you pop up with the Magic Solution.  Everyone is awed by your brilliance and foresight.  They praise your name as they settle once again in air-conditioned comfort, with food in their bellies and sports on TeeVee.  Ah, the feeling of wall-to-wall carpet and hot baths!  You'd do anything to keep that going, wouldn't you?  Whose ass do I gotta kiss to keep all this comfort?  And when I get that raise, I'll buy a bigger TeeVee!

Can't you just see it?

Think about how many people, over how many years, have worked THEIR tails off to bring the world to the point where we will call THEM our saviors!  We will joyfully submit or lose our place at the trough.  THEY really and truly want to own EVERYTHING.

It just floors me thinking about it.  Why would anyone want that much?  I mean, you get your own jet and people move to give you room to walk, but so what?  What kind of bent and diseased mind would spend centuries cooking up a scheme to take over the world?

At some point, people will either be pushed too far, or they will all knuckle under together in a plush prison of global scale.  No protest is going to change it.  The only thing that can bring THEM to THEIR knees is to complete leave the system and set up an alternate economy that can't be tracked, traced or taxed.  That's it.  Nothing more and nothing less.

Over the years I've listened to dozens, if not hundreds of people tell me where their line in the sand was.  Without exception, every one of those lines has been mowed over and mulched, and...nothing.  All the 'occupiers'?  They're not trying to get free, they're asking for handouts and to take the work of productive people and give them back their carpet and TeeVee and hot water.  Why didn't they fight when the revenuers showed up at the door to auction off their lives?

Nope, looks like most folks will just drop to their knees and hold out their hands in supplication to receive the gifts from their gods.  If all those 'occupiers' were being productive, they'd be discussing alternative economies and currencies and getting out of the system altogether.  Not try to make is more generous to them individually.

It's rather sad, really, to watch the YouTube videos of the protests and listen to what they have to say...or at least what we are being allowed to hear them say.  Either way, that's the message getting out.  And the actions don't seem to be telling a different story.

Form 8938
In the meantime, I'm faced with these two forms.  The Sensus Pajak wants to know how much I pay for electricty, and whose name the account is in.  It wants to know if I have a personal maid or driver, and how much I pay them and what their names are.  It wants details of my living arrangements and how much I spend for all that.

On the other side of the world, I've got another form that wants to know everything I own and where I keep my money outside the US.  Would that I had anything to report, but who are they to want to know?

What was that about fair share and related rubbish?  I trust you saw how much profit GE and ExxonMobil made last quarter, and more to the point, how much they paid in US taxes...$0.  There's your fair share.

It's a mighty big picture to take in.  Like a Seurat, you kinda have to back up a ways to really appreciate the size and complexity of it.  In fact, it really is like a pointilist painting.  Up close, it's just specs of color all piled up on top of each other.  But, if you back away, it all blends into an incredible picture of massive proportions.    Most folks never really see it, because they pass by a foot away and just see dots of color.  Few pace back against the far wall of the museum to soak in the intricate tapestry.

So, time to march off and take a full accounting of everything I have and what I do with it and where I leave it when I'm not playing with it.  Won't be much longer before I'll have to take inventory of my pockets every morning and evening, and fill out the online report to Massah.  Yep, can't wait for the moment to come.

Boy, the smell of dead rat is getting rather strong in here...

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