However, the Sixteenth Amendment which grants Congress authorization to levy an income tax is unconstitutional even though it is upheld by the courts today.
The Seventeenth Amendment upset checks and balances by transferring elections of United States Senators by their respective state legislators to whom they represented and were accountable, to direct popular vote where they can be bought by bankers, corporations and the wealthy elite.
Interestingly, both amendments were passed in 1913 and preceding the Federal Reserve Act enacted December 23, 1913. Also in 1913 proportional representation ended for citizens. Read my article, Not Represented? 10,160 Congressmen are Missing!
Americans wept in 1912 over the Titanic; heaven wept in 1913 over the U.S. Constitution.
Let’s thank Congressman Jason Chaffetz for his six years of public service and release him so he can serve his country in another capacity. Vote Robert Stevens for Congress. Let me show you what I can do.
Some of My Favorites
George Washington was one of my childhood heroes and still is today. As an adult I love to read the Wit and Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin and the immortal words of Thomas Jefferson.
I personally recommend every lover of the U.S. Constitution, regardless of religion or personal belief, read this amazing talk by Ezra Taft Benson entitled, “The Constitution–A Heavenly Banner, delivered at Brigham Young University on September 16, 1986.
- The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed the World, by Cleon Skousen
- The Real Thomas Jefferson (American Classic Series), by Andrew M. Allison
- Common Sense, by Thomas Paine
- George Washington (1984) (TV Mini-Series), starring Barry Bostwick, Patty Duke and David Dukes
- John Adams (2008) (TV Mini-Series)
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