Give me liberty during my life
By Patricia Henry
Advice for the young who want to live free:
Although I cannot prove a blood connection with Patrick Henry, he is in my spirit and my mind. He stood before the leaders of his day not to challenge them to form a “more perfect union,” but to establish a nation of free individuals. He said:
"The question before the House is one of awful moment to this country. For my own part, I consider it as nothing less than a question of freedom or slavery; and in proportion to the magnitude of the subject ought to be the freedom of the debate. It is only in this way that we can hope to arrive at truth, and fulfill the great responsibility which we hold to God and our country ... Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
Patrick Henry was willing to die rather than to have his liberty limited. Young people, if you want to avoid both slavery and death, here is what to do:
1. Do not use your Social Security number unless you are forced to do so. Instead, plan for retirement by setting aside money systematically so you can support yourself.
2. Earn your money by serving people on a direct basis, person to person, if possible.
3. Take cash in payment.
4. Do not have a bank account or savings account in your personal name.
5. If a check is given you in payment, ask a friend with a checking account to cash it.
6. Do not answer mail sent to you by the Internal Revenue Service. If you
are challenged, explain to the judge that you are following IRS policies. When
we write to the IRS, it is their policy not to reply. Therefore, knowing
the law,” it is appropriate to refuse to reply. However, recognize that sales
tax, property tax and other local taxes are just and proper charges for important
services provided by local and state government.
7. If you must set up financial accounts, do so using a carefully created business trust. Do not ever take ownership of real estate in your personal name.
Remember, a dog on a long leash may be able to choose many activities for his day, but his limits are determined by the length of his leash. The control exerted over your life by the people who set monetary policy is the leash limiting your activities. Free yourself from their control, and you will enjoy a greater measure of personal liberty. Yield to them, and you will be punished. The Income Tax is a penalty. If you are creative and successful, you will be fined for your success. Cut this leash and you will live free.
You do not need to “help support” the federal government. The green money you carry is called a “note” because it is a symbol of debt. The federal government spends money only after it borrows that money from the owners of the twelve Federal Reserve Banks. Those privately owned banks charge interest on those loans. That interest is what people pay on April 15. (Source: Grace Commission Report.)
EDITOR'S NOTE: Genuine, deeply meaningful freedom is only possible if you have a living relationship with the Holy Spirit who will apply to your life the vitality of the Lord Jesus Christ. "If the Son, therefore, shall make you free, you will be free indeed." John 8:36.
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