Monthly Archives: December 2007

Personal Income Tax Not Mandatory In the U.S.?…


Date: December 31, 2007

The U.S. Constitution does not grant the federal government any legal rights to enforce a tax upon the income of private citizens. That is actually true.

The areas where in the federal government was allowed to tax, included tobacco, firearms, corporations…and a few other things.

Private income tax came about, I believe it was after world war two, if memory serves me adequately…The U.S. has a history of enacting a war tax, when at times of war. This was paid by the wealthy, and not the common man.

Somehow, after WW2, they simply failed to repeal it…and kept expanding it, and expanding it.

I don’t recall the specifics…but, it has something to do with contractual obligations, made by private individuals who elect to identify as U.S. citizens.

See…as the U.S. Constitution was originally written (and remains till this day), the federal government was only granted specific sources of tax income. They were never supposed to be dealing directly with private individuals. If the federal government needed additional money, they were supposed to go through the state governments…who would then deal with their citizenry.

At the time, the allowed taxation was quite enough to keep the federal government afloat…and, the authority of state government superseded the authority of the federal government…in all but a limited handful of areas.

Legally, it is still supposed to be that way…but, we have fallen a long way, because…because the constitution and legislation is so mind wrackingly insane (let alone boring), that most people can not be bothered to actually study up on it.

That’s the dirty secret of how so many corrupt people get away with so much in U.S. politics.

I hope this post does not make me seem “to” subversive…but, I’ve actually done quite a bit of reading (and own several books) on this very topic. It’s been quite a number of years ago…

…and some of the more notable authors have spent time in federal prison since.

There are parallels to this issue, and what is going on with the persecution of intergenerational love, today.

You can show people the facts…You can hold their hand and lead them through the maze…but when you expect them to accept that it is true, they just shake their head and reply, “No it isn’t!” People who live in the U.S. are conditioned to do what everyone else is doing, and “follow the rules” (as I’m sure they are everywhere)…one such “rule” that is no true rule, is to “pay the federal income tax”.

It gets complicated, in that most people are not aware of where the law truthfully stands, and they have never before herd of an alternative to the way things have “always been”.

If you buck the system, they throw you into prison…because there is no organized, well researched and capable group to stand behind you, and back you and your stance up. The unaware simply allow it, thinking ill of those who don’t want to pay the tax, which they are “forced” to pay (it’s unfair). It is a cultural belief…

…Same problem as what is going on with man/boy love, at present.

I do support free trade…


Date: December 31, 2007

…honestly, I do.

…and I both see and understand the “larger picture”, and how things are supposed to be great whenever “developing countries” get up to speed and even can function on equal footing with us.

…but, that is clearly not the plan…They are simultaneously murdering the USA, in order to smash the economic giant down, to a level that is more in line with poverty stricken countries.

That is somebodies idea of a “level playing field”. A massive toll extracted from one nation, in order to (theoretically) allow other nations to thrive. It is forced wealth redistribution on a scale, which likely has never happened before on this planet.

You know…the idea of bringing other countries up to our level (and then trading with them on equal footing) could be sold to me…I could except it…if it were handled in a controlled, rational and fair manner.

We in the U.S. have poured our blood, sweat and tears into the infrastructure and economy that we used to have. On average, we are hard working and honest people. We do not deserve what has happened to us. This is a clear act of treason, on the part of many in government (past and present)…and frankly, many high powered U.S. citizens, as well.

I understand the need for diplomacy and trade…but, U.S. politicians were elected to serve the U.S…not Mexico…Not China…The United States of America. Their duty, first and foremost, is to the people of the U.S. and our concerns and needs. This has been thoroughly betrayed.

Even if it were a good idea…who the heck has been in charge of implementing it?…This has been handled in the most reckless, stupid manner imaginable. They just let the sledgehammer fall right on the USA’s head…

…and to add insult to injury, they are not even acknowledging what is happening.

I guess it makes them feel to guilty, to acknowledge it.

Everybody Knows…


Date: December 30, 2007

It is just like the sex taboo…or, the taboo surrounding sexual politics…

In the very fact that almost nobody is talking about it…everybody knows, that something dire and rotten is going on.

This has been on the horizon for the past decade, plus…literally.

Bought and paid for politicians (not paid for by the U.S. public, and not owned by them) forced through programs like NAFTA…and just kept on piggybacking off of it, throwing the vital stability of checks and balances, clear out the window.

The U.S. public let the government hand our own, industrial infrastructure over to Mexico and now China, on a silver platter…or, more specifically, they let the idiots who run the multi-billion dollar U.S. companies, seize control of the government and force new laws that would allow them to tare the existing jobs out of the U.S., and toss them to Mexico and China…where they’d not have to pay anybody a living wage.

We are seeing a lot of horrible consequences, because of this. The workers who have built these companies, have had the rug pulled out from underneath them, and most are hurting now. Health codes of China are lax, and we are seeing a lot more bad products…some down right dangerous. Now, the “cheaper” priced stuff is going up in price, because of all the crap that’s going on with the economy, and people not being able to afford to buy so much. People are losing their homes and going bankrupt at record paces (as the government has made new laws, forcing everyone to pay back their debts, and removing protections on the little people…curiously timed legislation, that one)…

I am looking at the possibility of losing my own job (which is not an enviable job, by any imagination), as consequence of chain reaction…because our state economy has been in a slow bleeding death, for the past several years.

I’m incredibly frustrated, because those of us who have seen what is going on and said “this is wrong”, have been waiting…and waiting…and waiting, and waiting, and waiting, and waiting…endlessly, for this damned collapse to happen and get over with. It is going to happen. There is no chance that we will avoid it, at this phase…unless something drastic happens (an emergency coup?)…even then, it will take years to repair the damage…and I’m not convinced that the U.S. economy can survive the way things are currently going, for another year.

What U.S. citizens have been keeping themselves content with, is jobs (not careers, but crappy jobs) with no security, little to no benefits, no wages that you can actually live off of or better yourself on…and credit card companies, who mindlessly issue everyone (including the fish in your fish bowl) a credit card.

I’ve never seen so many people living stressed out, dead tired, existing from weekly paycheck to paycheck, worried about their future (and their children’s), not able to save any money for investing or emergencies, losing their homes and everything…as what I am seeing today…

…in “the wealthiest nation on planet earth”…where billions upon billions of dollars are going into foreign wars, and foreign aid…

…The crisis is happening at home…but we cant even get competent government agencies, to deal with emergencies.

The insane thing, is that all of these “smart” owners and managers of big business, who’ve run off to seek their continued fortune in China, wont be able to sell a damned bit of their product, except to the most wealthy people on the globe…They’ve cut their own throats (not that they don’t likely have all their wealth transferred to precious metals and euros, already…and a home in another country, to hightail it out of the U.S., so as to be nowhere near it when the real emergency happens).

Car dealerships are offering insane deals, just to get people to walk through their doors…they are desperate, because “nobody” is buying cars, anymore…they cant afford it.

The good car manufacturing jobs went off to some other country, and the abysmal wages the former employees are “living” off of today (if any), wont pay for a car.

I can understand where a few areas of the U.S. still might not have felt the full blunt of what is going on (Hollywood has a global economy, after all, and a lot of business can exist off of Hollywood, for example)…but, there have been entire states in the U.S., which have faced financial collapse emergencies, very recently…and they don’t even get mention one from the politicians, and very little coverage by the national news…if any.

It is insane what is going on in the U.S., while many people in other areas of the U.S., seem to be literally oblivious to it.

A lot of U.S. citizens are in for a very rude awakening.

I am just sick of waiting for it, because I want to know the rules and what we are facing in the aftermath…So I can at least pick up a few pieces, and move forward.

It has been a mystery, as to what to do, in order to try and salvage as much wealth and property as I can (which is not much).

I’m disgusted that most people have done nothing to put a stop to this…and we are all going to bite the bullet, because of it.

I wish things were rosier…

Dear Saddam: The One Year Anniversary of The Execution of Saddam Hussein…


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Date: December 30th, 2007

Today is the one year anniversary of the execution of Saddam Hussein. Anyone who knows me personally, or at least has been following my writings for years, knows just why this is a personal issue for me.

Saddam’s invasion of Kuwait on August 2nd, 1990, put into motion a series of events which would ultimately change the course of my life, forever. Millions of people have been effected by the actions of this person. I am one of those people. Even though he had no direct authority over “me”, I ended up being one of the countless, nameless pawns on the chessboard of his ambitions.

I have a very strong mixture of emotions about Saddam, what he did, how he lived…his execution…

…what I have had to live with, ever since the 1991 gulf war…

I should hate him, and be happy he and his cohorts are dead…and being scheduled to die…

…but, I never encouraged, or actually wanted, death for him…or anyone.

When it happened, and it was making the world news…I was merely content that Saddam was no longer able to commit monstrosities against others…

…In fact, I was actually disgusted at the way the actual execution was carried out, and consider it not only incompetent, but a prime example of gross, human indecency. What were those people thinking?…The filming?…The taunting?…People lacking the sophistication of foresight, to understand that this kind of behavior was just throwing gasoline onto the fire? Why were they even allowed to be involved, if they were going to behave like that?…That could have been the catalyst which caused a bloody backlash…and, no doubt, it has garnered more support for Saddam…The reconstructionists, and those who benefited under him, will remember him all the more fondly, and praise him as a heroic icon, because of this. That execution could have easily been a disaster.

I am against the death penalty, though…and I think that having Saddam and his men in prison for life, would have probably been sufficient.

For me, Saddam’s death remains a sad reminder of human failures…and all the terrible things which can come of them, when they occur on a grand scale…so, so many people get hurt…so many get killed.

It is a cold, bottomless pit…the place where I filed Saddam’s execution…This immense void sustained will never be filled by one million executions of Saddam, over and over and over…

…A dead Saddam wont do anything to help carry the heavy burdens, caused by his own doings.

I don’t know what else to say about it…but, I thought this was the most proper time to re-post something I wrote, within hours of Saddam’s execution…

…That piece follows…


December 30th, 2006

Dear Saddam,

I don’t wish to pretend, that you are presently anything more than a cold, human corpse…or, that you have anything resembling a consciousness left in you…Therefore, this letter is not for you, but for the living, instead…and maybe for myself, too.

You have been, one of the single most influential human beings to have lived in our time…or, to have lived ever, honestly…

With your atrocities, I believe it is safe to presume, you are in a very small minority.

Most of us human beings, would never even dream…not in our worst nightmares…about doing even a small fraction, of what you have done.

You have wiped out generations…You have tortured and murdered…You have abusively imprisoned…You have done all those things, which are synonymous, with the very worst of the human being.

One has to question, whether or not you even have been a human being, and when you chose to cease being one.

Your impact has been far and wide.

Your actions, caused chain reactions…which reached into the lives, of many people, who’d never even heard your name previously.

This, ultimately, led many unwitting individuals, into a bewildering odyssey, which would alter the course of entire lives.

…but, as all dictators and tyrants go…”you are the elite, and the rest of us are just your play things…here to meet your needs”.

As young as I was, the last thing I wanted was to die because of your stupid decisions…because of your war.

…but, that’s just what people like you do…isn’t it?…

…make damn sure, you are the biggest catalyst of human death, misery and suffering, imaginable…

Thank you Saddam…you taught me a valuable lesson…

…and there is not a day, in which I do not wake up carrying this burden…I expect to die with it.

For that matter, I expected to die because of it, years ago.

I had a bright future, before the war.

…After the war…after your war…I desperately needed release, and I waited to die…considering often, if it should be at my own hands…nature was not fast enough…it forced me to linger in a living nightmare.

My life spiraled out of control, and crashed into devastation…because of you…

I experienced the humiliation, of being called crazy…of being told it’s all in my mind…of having my manhood and courage questioned…of accusations that my claims are willful fraud…of living for well over a decade, with an illness brought back from your war, before being taken seriously…

I must thank you profoundly…You’ve taught me tremendously, about the human species…Things I wish I’d never needed to know…deep dark things about myself, even…but, it’s been quite the education.

I know what it means, to experience a living death…all thanks to you.

I know what it is like, to have a damaged future…all thanks to you.

I know by this point in time, things will never go back to normal…I am sentenced to live like this, til I am dead…all thanks to you.

…and so, Saddam…If there is but one piece of this story, which gives me great satisfaction, it is this…

At one point in time, I never expected to see this day…

…but right now, as of only hours ago…you are a dead, cold corpse…while I am still standing, breathing, communicating…living…

I HAVE OUT LIVED YOU!

This lowly nobody, which is me…one of the living dead you have created…towers over you, in the end.

I do not support the death penalty, but I am very comfortable with your execution…I am glad to see this day…and feel entirely vindicated in saying so much.

May worms quickly turn your remains to dung…It is tragic they could not have done so, before you had the chance to end and destroy so many countless lives.

Most sincerely,
Steve Diamond

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The “Saving” Illusion


Date: December 23, 2007

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If I recall correctly, this was a video decrying the point that so many young people were taking “The Blasphemy Challenge”…They were trying to argue “what a tragedy it was” that atheists were, allegedly, leading the young away from christianity…and preventing them from “being saved”.

…but when the “saving” is all an illusion, it is no advantage at all, and can become a very real and senseless burden to bare…and a liability.

The likely reason why so many teens are doing the blasphemy challenge, as opposed to older people, is that teens have a surplus of time on their hands, to burn up on the internet…and they are feeling froggy. Older atheists commonly don’t need that kind of expression anymore, as they became comfortable and content long ago. We move out of that phase, a lot of us. You come to understand, you don’t need to prove anything to anyone.

Just in case you have not been told, “you can suck my wiener”, by a rather cute boy lately…


Date: December 9, 2007

YouTube, being the group of pro-censorship scumbags they are, terminated the account of a young boy, who expressed to some viewers/commenter “you can suck my wiener”…

…Account Terminated by YouTube…

I feel bad for him, because of the Jerks picking on him…but YouTube decided to drop the axe on “him”…

…”Realy classy”, YouTube…

Still Around…

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Date: December 4, 2007

There are some very sound reasons for not allowing ourselves, as online child lovers, to run off into fifty different directions all at once…especially if we are involved in pro child love advocacy.

I’m most directly reminded of two, recently silenced people, who were loud voices in our community, only a year ago.

Lindsay Ashford and Rookie…

I say none of this in contempt, condemnation or disrespect, and I cannot stress this strongly enough. I have nothing but respect, for the initiatives they have undertaken, and what they accomplished.

These two have guts…and determination…

But you know what?…

People who go charging into the enemy alone, without really covering their own vulnerabilities, and pushing themselves as though they can “do it all”…

…Those are the people who “go down in a blaze of glory”…though, all to often, there is no glory in what happens to them, and they are just left defeated…often under the manipulation of enemies.

…Mainly because, they played an indispensable role in their own defeat.

I was talking about the Neptune directory just below…and how sad that a resource that’s been around all these years is suddenly gone…

Why is it gone?…Because, it was Lindsay’s resource…and Lindsay, alone, spent the last several years, with a web site where he outs himself, is getting onto television news shows, is interviewing with other media…all the while, doing things like posting pictures on his web site of, and talking about the children of Barack Obama…a current, U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator…along with at least one other tendency, which was probably not so wise.

Where did it get Lindsay, or anybody else?…

…Well, Lindsay is gone from the scene…and the rest of us are left with one less, really good resource online…The internet has become more silent…

People need to learn, to cover their own behinds…and stop doing things, which they know are suicidal.

You don’t need to be a superman…You need to pick an area you are good at, and work from that base.

It seems Rookie shot himself in the foot…

Never, ever mix your real identity, with anything you use for online advocacy like this…

I can not say that enough…especially now, after yet other things have happened, and I learn that even some of the wise and trusted friends I respect, kept blatant connections to somebody, who is now in prison…on serious (though quite possibly trumped up) charges…and they’re now paranoid…wishing they had not…

Look…I don’t know where all the “heavy hitters” rank somebody like me, in the bigger picture of pro child love advocacy…

But I will say one thing…

The world knows me as “Steve Diamond”, or several other pseudonyms…but they don’t know the name on my birth certificate…

I’ve been around for nearly a decade, online…and there are reasons for this. Maybe I am more reserved and reluctant than your average person…but, I’ve always taken personal security and risk very seriously.

Perhaps this has held me back from being able to meet all the people I’d have liked to meet, and do all the things I wanted to do…

…but, I am still here…I am still writing and expressing myself…I am a consistent presence, even after all of this time.

In comparison to burning yourself out, or just sabotaging yourself…what am I saying…there is no comparison

Sometimes, you just have to take the less glamorous, and seemingly weaker course of action…accept the ridicule and diminished appearance of credibility, for “not having the balls” to put your real face onto your own words…

…in order to be able to stick to doing what you do best, and remain a fighter in this war at all.

There are a lot of people, just starving to tear clean through this bastard of an injustice…

To many people (good people), who should still be active and viable today, rushed ahead ill prepared…and without that all important personal temperament…

This is not a boxing match…It is chess…

Nobody may know my name and even my pseudonyms may be forgotten, and I may get no glory…but there is a lot to be said, for the duration and quality of my advocacy…

We need voices that consistently remain clearly heard…Those are the true foundation of this movement.

I am sorry that Lindsay and Rookie are silenced…I really am…but I hope the rest of us can learn something from their experiences.

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The Loss of Neptune Directory…

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Date: December 4, 2007

While I can not blame Lindsay for his ultimate decision, I do have to say that the loss of the Neptune Directory is very, very sad. This was one of the best, child love links resources on the internet….

I was very honestly saddened, when I tried to find this site so that I could place a link to it in the EQF Links page, but ended up finding this

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RockBot 5000: The Genesis…

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TEF002_RockBot 5000 - The Genesis

Date: December 03, 2007

I thought I’d just take a brief moment in time, to give a little history surrounding “Rocky”…My side kick personality around here…who happens to be my computer…

Many parts of what you are going to see going up here, at the EQ. Foundation, are bits and pieces of multiple projects. Rocky is one of the more interesting projects, which never saw the light of day…until now.

Some of my old sites and pages have gone through substantial changes, and been refocused towards serving a different purpose…as more will…That is why the “RockBot 5000” is now here, as part of the EQF.

“Rocky” is informally short for “RockBot 5000″…

A few years ago, it was my intention to open an account with live365.com, and start producing a regular, pre-recorded radio show entitled, “The RockBot 5000 Show”. It would have centered around classic rock, metal and some pop. Rocky was going to be the host.

I even half recorded a few shows…and did a show or two, with both myself and Rocky…even going so far as to “hold a conversation”, between “the two of us”…Actually pulling something like that off, is a work of art (and no…I’m not implying I pulled it off, all that well).

Well, with all the politics and squabbling going on, surrounding high rate increases, for the right to use commercial music…it eventually soured me on the idea of going forward with this.

To me, it just seems like the high power record companies, and larger media companies should quit trying to muscle us smaller people out of the scene. Heck, most of us are not even in it to make money, we will never have more than a small audience…and good grief…for so many of us, it is just a hobby amongst music lovers…not so evil, really…

…but, I digress…

I am not made of money, and have to watch my income and outflow closely…plus, doing a regular show is a commitment…something I am still not sure I am up to, at present.

Anyway, the whole “radio show” idea went through several changes…I even redesigned my old web page, and recorded a show or two using it’s title, “Steve-D’s Midnight Zone”…which came off pretty cool, to be entirely honest…

Naturally, after I opted not to go with Live365, I started to privately flirt with the idea of recording shows and offering them to one, or both, of the existing online boylove radio stations…Then there was an abrupt exodus from Sure Quality Radio…which I had no insiders information about, but made me pause and think to myself…”Something is going on there, and it is probably not good”…So, I just sort of sat on the fence…and then, two of the main BLs left at SQR, went to jail…

…Wonderful…and then the paranoia slipped back in, as to who could be trusted to just do the work of running this type of resource, and not compromise the security of everybody who got involved with it…

…and BoyTalk Radio…well…they are there for music performed by boys…So, I never quite knew if I even should offer, or not…

As things stand, I’m not really interested in pursuing that project…but, maybe later on…Right now, my life is turbulent, and I need to make some serious changes…Get myself out of where I am currently at. So, this isn’t even much on my mind, anymore.

But, anyway…I just thought I’d “introduce” you to Rocky, by giving you a brief history behind “him”.

All the best…
Steve Diamond

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