Provision that allows feds to suspend passports of accused tax delinquents expected to pass Congress
Paul Joseph Watson & Alex Jones
Monday, April 16, 2012
Efforts to pass a bill that would allow the IRS to deny
travel rights to U.S. citizens who the feds merely claim owe $50,000 or
more in delinquent taxes represents a de facto move to revoke the
citizenship of Americans without due process and in complete violation
of the Constitution.
Thanks to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a recently
passed Senate bill, the suitably Orwellian entitled Moving Ahead for
Progress in the 21st Century Act, includes a provision that allows the
federal government to revoke passports of Americans accused of owing
The legislation now moves to the Congress where, despite
a Republican majority, the IRS provision is expected to be retained in
the final version of the bill because it will raise an estimated $750
million dollars over ten years.
There is no requirement that the tax payer be guilty of
or even charged with tax evasion, fraud, or any criminal offense only
that the citizen is alleged to owe the IRS back taxes of $50,000 or
more, reports the Daily Economist.