After you write the big check to Uncle Sam, what really happens to the money?

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“The IRS is like the mafia. You pay for protection but you end up feeling impoverished, confused, and with no understanding of how your taxes are going to be spent.” – Mark Fidelman, Forbes.com

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Ron Paul: When the Fed talks about independence, what they’re really talking about is secrecy…

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Quote | PATRIOTS AND PAULIES (Politics & News“When the Fed talks about independence, what they’re really talking about is secrecy. What the GAO cannot audit is monetary policy. It would not be able to look at agreements and operations with foreign central banks, and governments, and other banks, transactions made under the direction of the FOMC [Federal Open Market Committee], and discussions or communications between the board and the Federal Reserve system relating to all those items. And why this is important is because of what happened 4 years ago. It’s estimated that the amount of money that went in and out of the Fed overseas is $15 trillion. How did we get into this situation where Congress has nothing to say about bailing out all these banks?”

—Congressman Ron Paul

Ron Paul: You don’t have a right to other people’s income…

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