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 βMoving Ahead for
Progress in the 21st Century Actβ, 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.
βThere is no requirement that the tax payer be guilty of
or even charged with tax evasion, fraud, or any criminal offense β only
that the citizen is alleged to owe the IRS back taxes of $50,000 or
more,β reports the Daily Economist.