Joseph R. "Joe" Banister

Friday, July 29, 2005


Comments on Dick Simkanin Appeal

The government did NOT go first, as Mr. Simkanin was the appellant and it was his attorney that spoke to the court first. Peter (who had spent the previously day prepping for the argument with Bob Bernhoft [Dick's appellate co-counsel, who was also one of the winning attorneys for Joe Banister] at their hotel) spoke for the allotted 20 minutes or so, answering many questions from the three judges, which showed they were concerned about the fairness of Dick's trial.

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When Judges Become Criminals

Irwin Schiff Exposes DOJ & USDC Crimes

Government Conspires To Secure His Conviction

Schiff et al Need Our Help

At 76 years of age, Irwin Schiff may be the most dangerous man in America.

Not dangerous to most Americans anyway, but extremely dangerous to those that run our government.

After decades of legal research and litigation against the U.S. Government, Irwin Schiff, the learned statesman of the Tax Honesty Movement, is preparing for what may well be his final legal battle – his third criminal prosecution – for alleged felony tax offenses against the United States of America.

The government, however, has a problem.

Read article here.

Wednesday, July 27, 2005


Freedom Above Fortune News

Targeted For Termination By The Income Tax Enforcement Apparatus

Dear Friends:

It is reasonable to assume that nearly everyone on my list has at one time or another been gripped by the fear that the Internal Revenue Service would come knocking at your door. Whether you are a person who has aggressively questioned the legitimacy of the authority and power wielded by the IRS or a person who has done everything the IRS expected makes little difference because fear of the IRS has unfortunately become as widespread as fireworks on Independence Day. Given this prevalence of fear, the average American would undoubtedly be curious as to what it is like to become a target of the IRS’s wrath.

Read full article here.