America: From Freedom to Fascism- a review…


Richard Moore

...alternate Subject line: "Right-wing 'propaganda' and mind control"

     Watch Russo's film on Google video:

    "America: From Freedom to Fascism"
     A documentary by Aaron Russo
             Determined to find the law that requires American citizens
             to pay income tax, producer Aaron Russo ("The Rose,"
             "Trading Places") set out on a journey to find the evidence.
             This film which is neither left, nor right-wing is a
             startling examination of government. It exposes the
             systematic erosion of civil liberties in America since 1913
             when the Federal Reserve system was fraudulently created.
             Through interviews with U.S. Congressmen, a former IRS
             Commissioner, former IRS and FBI agents and tax attorneys
             and authors, Russo connects the dots between money creation,
             federal income tax, and the national identity card which
             becomes law in May 2008. This ID card will use Radio
             Frequency Identification (RFID) chips which are essentially
             homing devices used to track people. This film shows in
             great detail and undeniable facts that America is moving
             headlong into a fascist police state. Wake up!
             America: Freedom to Fascism is a compelling and troubling
             account of how the wealth of our nation was silently passed
             from its citizens to a handful of powerful bankers in 1913.
             ...Russo then showcases court cases where those accused of
             tax evasion have won precisely because the prosecution cannot
             provide evidence of a legal federal income tax law.


Russo's film was cited by Catherine Austin Fitts in a piece by hers 
that I posted on Jan 23. One of our regular subscribers then wrote 
in, asking why I was promoting 'libertarian propaganda'.  He 
forwarded these comments in support of his query:
         [NoIraqWar] H.W. Brands, author of "The Money Men", praises
         the Federal Reserve
         Date:   1/22/07 10:06:55 PM Eastern Standard Time
         From:   •••@••.••• (Jim Senyszyn)
             H.W. Brands author of "The Money Men" was on C-SPAN book
         TV very early this morning.  He praised the Federal Reserve
         Bank as a hybrid of private capitalization under the control
         of a publicly appointed board of governors. The
         establishment of the Federal Reserve in 1913 was actually an
         attempt to wrest control of the money supply from J.P.
         Morgan.  During the nineteenth century there was an economic
         panic every decade. This erratic economic behavior was
         solved by the Fed and economic performance of the United
         States after the establishment of the Fed was a vast

There are two important issues here: the claims made by Russo, and 
the nature of the response to Russo's film. Let's talk first about 
Russo's claims...

As regards the legality of the income tax, I don't really know what 
the truth is. The film (as you can see for yourself on Google) 
presents compelling evidence indicating that the 16th Amendment was 
never really adopted, that the tax is therefore illegal, and that 
several people have won cases in court on that basis. But for me the 
question is still open, as I haven't seen strong evidence from 
elsewhere. Also, I find it curious that people of wealth (movie stars 
or whoever) haven't challenged the law, given that they could could 
afford legal battles, and would have much to gain. Perhaps as a 
result of the film we may see such developments. In the meantime, I 
neither reject nor accept Russo's claims re/ the tax. Time, one 
hopes, will tell.

As regards the Federal Reserve, however, I am quite sure Russo is 
giving us an accurate account. This is something I've read about in 
several sources that I consider reliable, and I wrote about it my own 
book (p. 16). With the establishment of the Federal Reserve, the 
printing of dollars was placed in private hands, and the government 
(really us) must pay interest to the Federal Reserve's private owners 
when it 'borrows' the dollars and puts them into circulation. Not 
only that, but the Fed sets interest rates, and basically determines 
the economic health of the nation. JFK, God bless him, had the 
courage to seize back power over the currency, and began printing 
Treasury Notes, cutting the Fed out of the loop. Many people think 
this is one the major reasons he was assassinated. That's a tough 
call, however, as JFK was also on the verge of ending the Cold War 
and withdrawing from Vietnam. His 'crimes' against the established 
order were many.

The argument that the Fed was a "vast improvement" is a bit hard to 
swallow, given that the Great Depression happened on their watch. The 
argument that the Fed is under the control of 'publicly appointed 
board of governors' is a shallow one as well. Technically this is 
true, but in fact Presidents bow to the will of the private banking 
community when making appointments to the Fed. Here are two quotes 
from Woodrow Wilson in that regard, who later in his life evidently 
saw the error of his ways:
        "We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most
         completely controlled and dominated Governments in the world
         - no longer a Government of free opinion, no longer a
         Government by conviction and vote of the majority, but a
         Government by the opinion and duress of small groups of
         dominant men."
            "Some of the biggest men in the  United States are afraid of
         something. They know there is a power somewhere,  so
         organised, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so
         complete, so  pervasive that they had better not speak above
         their breath when they  speak in condemnation of it"

Let's now turn to the response to Russo's film. The subscriber who 
wrote in is not the only one who sees the film as 'right wing 
propaganda'. The film's website claims that the film is "neither left 
nor right-wing", and this may be true of Russo's intentions, but 
there is something about the film that does have a right-wing flavor 
to it. I've been trying to put my finger on what that is.

I think in part this has something to do with the stridency of the 
claims. The film says that a "great hoax" has been perpetrated on the 
American people. People on the left don't respond well to that kind 
of statement. It's OK to say that 'Bush lied', but to say a 'hoax has 
been perpetrated' goes against the grain. Perhaps it's because people 
on the left don't like to see themselves in the role of 'the fool': 
"There can't be a hoax, because I'm too smart and sophisticated to 
fall for a hoax."

In part I also think it has something to do with the kind of language 
used. The film doesn't sound like something written by a graduate of 
a prestigious university. It's more down to earth, more folksy. I 
suspect there's some kind of unconscious 'class superiority' at work 
here. "If you don't talk like a gentleman, you're working class, 
beneath me." Perhaps this why I get by with some of the stuff I 
write. No one has responded to me about "Escaping the Matrix" (either 
the article or the book) and accused me of being a conspiracy 
theorist.  And yet, I'm basically claiming that the whole system is a 
conspiracy, from top to bottom. Do I get by with this because I use 
multi-syllable words and long sentences? I don't do this on purpose, 
it's how I was brought up, but I do get complaints from the 'less 
educated' that they have trouble parsing my material. (They don't use 
the word 'parse' by the way, but that's what they mean. They simply 
say that reading my material 'gives them a headache'.)

Whatever the reasons for this 'dismissal syndrome', the result 
enables a very sophisticated kind of mind control. If 'they' want the 
liberal majority to reject an idea, 'they' simply promote that idea 
in right-wing circles. I don't think Russo is guilty of this, because 
his stuff has a strong ring of sincerity, but he falls into the trap 

My favorite example  of this 'dismissal syndrome' is the Waco 
incident. To those on the left, the only thing they think about is 
the fact that Koresh was a child molester. Because of this crime, 
they dismiss any criticism of the Federal assault that resulted in 
the incineration of everyone in the compound, including the women and 
children who presumably the assault was intended to protect. Those on 
the left accept that the deaths were 'accidental' and 'unavoidable'. 
Only from right-wing sources do we learn that the incineration was 
intentional, and that there were much less dramatic ways to arrest 
the guilty. Koresh, for example, went jogging in the mornings, and 
could easily have been apprehended without a military assault. Those 
on the left pay no attention to such reports, which they perceive as 
'right-wing conspiracy theories'.

Those on the right are deceived as well, by the way. They attribute 
the assault partly to the fact that the Waco people had guns, and the 
government is 'out to get our guns'. My own view is that Waco was 
incinerated to destroy the evidence -- evidence that Waco was a CIA 
research project into mind control.  My reasoning is based on the 
principle of 'modus operandi'. The truth about the first 'Operation 
Mind Control' was revealed to us only after the research was 
completed. That first one was about LSD and hypnosis being used on 
subjects, research that enabled 'Manchurian Candidate' style 

But mind-control over individuals is kid stuff. The real pay dirt 
comes when you can control groups, and the way to do that is through 
cult techniques. The Symbionese Liberation Army, People's Temple, and 
the Move folks in Philadelphia were examples of these experiments. 
Waco fits right into the profile. In each case, some naturally 
charismatic cult leader begins to gain a following. Then his (they 
seem to be men as a rule) group is infiltrated by agents who track 
progress and make sure the leader gets the support he needs. If the 
group gets in trouble with the law, as is likely, police 
investigations are mysteriously abandoned. The group is protected 
while the study is being carried out. When discovery can no longer be 
avoided (People's Temple) or when the experiment is complete (Waco), 
then everyone is killed including the leader, by poisoned kool-aid, 
flames, or whatever. Dead men tell no tales.

The final part of the profile is that 'revelations' only come out in 
right-wing channels, thus ensuring that the liberal majority doesn't 
get upset by these government crimes.

What, you might ask, would be the purpose of these cult-mind-control 
experiments? That, my dear Watson, is elementary: it's to learn how 
to better control all of our minds. What has been learned in these 
experiments is deployed in very sophisticated ways. The lessons can 
be applied directly, by creating large-scale cults, such as the 
fundamentalist movement. Members of such cults are easy to 
manipulate, as they rely on narrow authority channels for their 
'truth', and ignore 'outsiders' as 'not getting it'. The lessons also 
work in indirect ways, by the phenomenon of 'cult rejection'. That 
is, those of us who are not fundamentalists disbelieve whatever the 
fundamentalists believe. This is the same mechanism I identified 
above as a 'dismissal syndrome'. Anti-cults can be manipulated just 
as easily as cults.

All of this ties back into what I was trying to convey with my Jan 25 
posting on "Science and the Akashic Field". Don't judge the telescope 
until you look through it. Looking won't hurt you; not looking might. 
What are you afraid of? The only thing you have to lose is your 
mind-control chains.

Without further introduction, I offer to you this next message. Try 
to look at it with an open mind.


From: "Westaway" <•••@••.•••>
To: "Westaway" <•••@••.•••>
Subject: Those With No Chip: Merge Right..... Thoughts on How to STOP 
the NEXT Planned False Flag Terrorist Event.....
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2007 21:50:43 -0800

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Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 4:29 PM
Subject: Those With No Chip: Merge Right..... Thoughts on How to STOP 
the NEXT Planned False Flag Terrorist Event.....

Those With No Chip Merge Right......John in IAHF 
Office...............Ron Paul for President

IAHF List:

Please use the phone script discussed in my last alert to contact 
members of the Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee in opposition 
to FDA's Trilateral Cooperation Charter: 

Throughout history, governments have used wars as an instrument of 
CONTROL- as a way of tightening their grip on the people. I am ANGRY 
and FED UP with what is happening in America, and the world today, 
and I'm doing everything I can to oppose and stop it.

When I saw the cartoon (above) of traffic at a US Border crossing 
showing the slow lane crammed with cars of those who haven't gotten 
microchipped, I know from living in a border town that this warning 
is all too real, and we ignore it at our peril! Where I'm coming from 
in this alert is that I don't want to GO there, and I'm sure none of 
you do either- but there ARE things we CAN do to fight back- so lets 
USE them!


The Neocons are gearing up* to attack IRAN, and all of us, world 
wide, must ban together to KEEP this from happening or we won't be 
able to slow, and stop the ongoing stripping of our civil liberties 
which these constant acts of false flag terrorism are intended to set 
the stage for- and that includes stopping CODEX and the FDA's 
Trilateral Cooperation Charter. Fortunately, there ARE things we CAN 
DO to fight back.... and we'll be listing them here.


Yesterday I went to a theater in Vancouver BC where I watched Alex 
Jones' latest documentary film: Terror Storm. You can view it on the 
web at no charge here 
<>  or 
you can buy a copy of it here: 
I urge you to tell everyone you know about this film. The more people 
who watch it, the better we'll be able to fight back!

The film begins by defining "False Flag" operations- explaining that 
throughout history, governments have staged terrorist acts for the 
purpose of gaining more and more control over the people of the world 
by manufacturing consent for war.

Jones sets the context for 911, and for the Madrid and London 
bombings by by showing such historical examples of False Flag 
Terrorism as Hitler's burning of the Reichstag, (used to blame the 
Jews for the burning of the Parliament), Hitler's taking a prisoner 
out of a concentration camp, dressing him in a Polish army uniform, 
taking him to a German town on the Polish border and executing him 
near a German radio station. (Ruse used to "manufacture consent" for 
the Nazi invasion of Poland).

  It discusses how Roosevelt had broken the Japanese code, knew Pearl 
Harbor would be attacked, and let it happen to get us into WW2.  It 
discusses the Gulf of Tonkin incident, (ruse used to get USA into war 
with Vietnam), the sinking of the USS Liberty. Israeli Navy and 
warplanes attacked a US intelligence vessel off the Israeli coast, 
President Johnson let it happen, refused to send US planes to repel 
the attackers, Israel murdered men in life rafts attempting to escape 
the sinking ship. A Russian ship witnessed the attack, and was the 
only reason Israel stopped attacking allowing the crippled ship to 
make its way to safety. Arabs were to be blamed for the attack. This 
was intended to be a ruse to set the stage for a war in which the US 
was to take over the entire middle east, but the plot was foiled. The 
survivors of the USS Liberty were ordered not to talk under threat of 
life in prison. The commander of the Liberty was awarded the 
Congressional Medal of Honor- then was ordered not to discuss having 
received it.

This historical review of False Flag terrorism creates a powerful 
backdrop which assists Jones in making highly cogent points 
pertaining to 911, the Madrid and London bombings. Through this 
education he hopes to generate massive opposition to similar tactics 
being used to manufacture consent for a US invasion of IRAN, and I'm 
with him all the way. Please go 
here  to watch footage 
from modern day Tehran and its people- ask yourself how you would 
feel if these people, and this beautiful city and country were 
attacked? What sort of false flag ruse will the Neocons try NEXT?  

NEVER FORGET that if IRAN is attacked, it would set the stage for the 
escalation of the police state right in our own backyards, and that 
includes the imposition of Codex vitamin restrictions via regional 
harmonization. In "TerrorStorm", Jones shows how the UK has become 
the world's biggest surveillance state, with millions of TV cameras 
monitoring everyone, everywhere. He shows hard evidence that the 
government was directly involved with the bombings in Madrid and in 
London. He interviews people on the street demonstrating how people 
are already engaging in DOUBLETHINK as their freedoms are being 
stripped away, and people go into DENIAL. We CAN'T AFFORD to do this 
folks, we've GOT to work harder to get the truth out there, and one 
way to do that is to assist Congressman Ron Paul in his Presidential 

Congressman Ron Paul has been against the war from its beginning. He 
is openly calling for Bush's impeachment. He has been against all the 
unconstitutional laws that have been passed in recent years including 
the so called "Patriot Act" and the "Real ID Act". He is doing more 
than anyone to oppose the planned NAFTA Superhighway. He's done more 
than ANYONE in helping us to oppose CODEX, and he has consistently 
helped IAHF, and allied groups in our efforts to rein in the FDA. 
Please Help Ron Paul Here: 
<>  He's 
hated by both the Republican and Democrat parties because he INSISTS 
that the Constitution be obeyed, and NO ONE opposes the New World 
Order more.

When I go to DC at the end of the month to push for Congressional 
Oversight on FDA's Trilateral Cooperation Charter, Ron Paul will be 
helping me just as he has been every step of the way. He realizes 
we're up against a genocide agenda, an effort to cull our numbers, an 
effort to block our access to cognitive enhancing supplements that 
help us have the brain power needed to stop our would be controllers- 
the people who seek to microchip us and control us.

He is aware of the CIA's MKULTRA Mind Control Program 
He KNOWS the shadow government which controls our President and 
Congress are evil and he realizes the tie in between the Codex 
vitamin issue and mind control. 
down) When you have a driving force, GO with it. Its up to ALL of us 
to help his campaign.

IAHF needs your ongoing assistance to do this work. We're going to 
need to make several trips to DC in the next few months starting with 
the one at the end of this month. Please alert more people to our 
work! Please assist us in Myspace by contacting us via 
Please forward this alert and urge more people to sign onto the IAHF 
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