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Sherry Jackson: Tax Heretic

(originally launched into cyberspace on 06/26/2007)

[Note: I tried to send this message a while back, and only just
noticed that it never made it to the list. So here it is, slightly

Dear Subscriber,

Determined to crush dissent and squelch open discussion at all
costs, the federal government is once again seeking to punish a
"tax heretic"--someone with the gall to suggest that the federal
income tax is not what it seems. This time they are going after
Sherry Peel Jackson, having charged her with several counts of
misdemeanor "willful failure to file" (the same thing they falsely
accused me of).

A while back they did the same Gestapo stunt to her that they did
to me, with armed fascists invading her home. Nothing like a bunch
of unthinking jackboots stealing materials that constitute
perfectly legal speech, protected (supposedly) by the First
Amendment, to show just how much "our" government values open
public discourse and the free exchange of ideas.

I never thought I'd see a more bogus "affidavit of probable cause"
than the one the IRS used in my case, but now I have. The "APC" in
Sherry's case is nothing but a list of how Sherry has SPOKEN HER
MIND, in different places and through different mediums (talks,
videos, etc.). How dare she?! Burn her!

The reason the feds really hate Sherry, and want her silenced and
destroyed at all costs (this has nothing to do with "law
enforcement," and everything to do with crushing dissent) is not
just that she is very vocal about her beliefs, but that she used to
be one of them. To have a former IRS Revenue Agent publicly saying
that the IRS is defrauding people is something the control freaks
in DC will not tolerate.

As stupid as American juries can be, the feds are going to have a
tough time with this one. Sherry being black, female, and a former
IRS agent really messes up the "tax protestor" stereotype the feds
love to use. I'm sure they will still do everything they can to
demonize her, but she is very well-spoken, and has been very
consistent and honest throughout. (Maybe they'll dress her up as a
witch, like in the Monty Python skit.)

The feds got a serious black eye when their attempt to destroy
another former fed--Joseph Banister--failed, with "not guilty"
verdicts on all counts. Personally, I think in some ways Sherry is
an even tougher target than Joe. But the fact that Sherry has to go
through this at all, just for having the decency to speak out
against what she sees as a huge injustice, is an abomination, and
shows the true nature of the American tyrants, and the thugs who
work for them (under the ridiculous label of "Justice Department").

So the question is, shall we abandon Sherry to the wolves, and
quietly watch from a safe distance to see how she does? Um, no
thanks. I would of course encourage you to send Sherry whatever
financial support you can, if nothing else to deprive the federal
fascists of the additional pleasure of financially penalizing her
for speaking out (which would harm her even if she is acquitted).
But I would also encourage you to support her with your EYES, by
keeping a close eye on what the feds are trying to do to her, and

Below is Sherry's message, which speaks for itself, so I'll shut up


Larken Rose

(P.S. If you want to support Sherry via PayPal, you can send funds
to "This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.".)

- -------------< begin message from Sherry >-------------

Jun 7, 2007, 11:13 PM


On Friday, April 13th (the last possible day that it could be done
include the year 2000) the government filed criminal charges
against me.
The charge is from Section 7203 and it is willful failure to file.
are four counts – 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003.

This was not in Indictment, it was an Information. I have been told
that an
Indictment is for felonies and an Information is for misdemeanors.
they filed the charges they finally had to unseal the affidavit of
cause that the agent swore to the judge to get permission to invade
my home.
This affidavit is just a listing of all of the places that I have
spoken out
and asked the government to show the law. It does not state any
acts on my part, but it does state that they had my family under
surveillance, they went through our garbage and they retrieved our
They also went to my church and demanded the records of all my
tithes and
offerings for those four years. Who is the criminal?

Anyway, the affidavit claims conspiracy, and three other
However, after all was said and done they came up with willful
failure to
file. Those of you that know the law know that we have an excellent
to win this case. Without getting into any details of our strategy,
I have
retained Larry Becraft (that handled Vernie Kuglin’s case) and a
attorney to help me. We will work to obtain the same outcome as

I will need help paying legal fees. I have already taken out a
loan, but I have no equity in my home and can’t refinance for any
funds. If
you would like to help us obtain a victory it would be kind of you
to donate
towards a victory. I am working to get all of my “Breaking The
Shackles” DVD’s back, (they stole about 800 of them) and those that
send at
least $100 will receive an autographed one if and when I get them

If you plan to help out please write the check or money order to
Jackson and send it to 1560 Fieldgreen Overlook, Stone Mountain,
30088. I do not have a legal defense fund set up but hopefully you
that these funds will go straight to pay the attorneys (which they
want to
be paid up front). Our goal is 40,000 which will include the
remainder of
the attorney fees and the known expenses like travel and hotel.

I will still continue to run my business and use those funds to pay
my house
hold expenses, so please pray that clients won’t run from me now
because of
these charges.

I pray that you are with me at least in prayer that we prevail and
that our
country gets back to the country that it was meant to be. I think a
is needed and will help.


Sherry Peel Jackson

"Cowardice asks the question: is it safe? Expediency asks the
question: is
it political? Vanity asks the question: is it popular? But
conscience asks
the question: is it right? And there comes a time when one must
take a
position that is neither safe, nor political, nor popular - but one
take it simply because it is right." Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I
had a
right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have
other." Harriet Tubman