Monday, February 12, 2018

The Jefferson Messenger Edition 3 . February 11, 2018 . Volume 2


The Jefferson Messenger 

Edition 3 . February 11, 2018 . Volume 2
Another Win for a
Jefferson County

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, thanks to an ongoing effort by many Jeffersonians', the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, by a 3-0-2 vote, adopted a Resolution declaring that the County would comply with federal immigration laws and is NOT a Sanctuary County.

In 2017, the Counties of Tehama, Siskiyou and Kern also adopted resolutions, as did the cities of Anderson and Lincoln.  Efforts have been underway in many of the other state's northern counties including Placer, Calaveras, El Dorado and Tuolumne.

It is felt that the more success we have in accomplishing this, the greater chance that other county boards of supervisors will follow suit; but, change only happens when we all show up and stand up. Get in touch with your Jefferson county committee leaders and coordinate an effort to encourage your Board of Supervisors to do the same as Shasta and other counties & cities.
California & Criminals

It should appear to most that Governor Jerry Brown and his administration, along with the progressives in the State Legislature, continue to be more concerned about the needs of the criminal element or passing frivolous laws in this state, than for the health, safety and happiness of its citizens and their families.

In 2014, voters passed Prop 47; “The Safe Neighborhood Schools Act,” an initiative titled to intentionally mislead voters.  Prop 47 categorized offenses as misdemeanors rather than felonies, allowing early parole for non-violent felons. Many may not know however, that in 2016, Governor Brown raised $4.14 Million dollars for the passage of Prop 57 that allowed for the parole of non-violent criminals who commit acts such as these to name a few:
  • Use of Deadly Weapons with Force
  • Battery with Serious Bodily Injury
  • Solicitation to Commit Murder
  • First Degree Burglary
  • Rape/Sodom/Copulation of an unconscious person or by use of date rape drugs
  • Human Trafficking involving a minor
Since the passage of both Props 47 & 57, crime has increased in California, especially home burglaries.
Sign & Circulate the Petitions

As we fight for more representation and having a voice in California, we must continue to use that voice, standing up and fighting for change, where and whenever possible. Petitions are now available and circulating to amend Props 47 & 57. Repeal the Gas Tax petitions are still circulating as are Stop Top Two petitions, to repeal Proposition 14, which allows ONLY the top 2 vote getters in the primary to be placed on the general election ballot, regardless of party. This is why we had no choice in 2016, but to vote for one democrat or the other democrat.

Right now, all of us in the Jefferson Counties should be working with our county committees to coordinate signature gathering drives. Participating in these drives allows you the opportunity to talk about the benefits of living with proper representation, fewer frivolous regulations as well as restoring the intent of the Constitutional Republic once we have the State of Jefferson. Wanting the State of Jefferson is one thing, but we must also be committed to being the voice for change in Sacramento.

Messenger Staff
This bears repeating the question... If Congress, State or local government is so opposed to deficits, inflation and high taxes, then why is it still here?

(for both my Republican & Democrat friends)
Charley Reese's Final Column
For the majority of his adult life, Charley was a staunch advocate for the written word as a reporter, caption writer, journalist, advertiser and speech writer.
A very interesting column.
Be sure to read the Poem at the end.


Long Ago and Far Away

This is about as clear and easy to understand as it can be. The article below is completely neutral, neither anti-republican nor democrat. Charlie Reese, a retired reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, has hit the nail directly on the head, defining clearly who it is that in the final analysis must assume responsibility for the judgments made that impact each one of us every day.

It's a relatively short but good read. Worth the time. Worth remembering!

545 vs. 300,000,000 People - by Charlie Reese

Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them.

Have you ever wondered, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, WHY do we have deficits?

Have you ever wondered, if all the politicians are against inflation and high taxes, WHY do we have inflation and high taxes?

You and I don't propose a federal budget. The President does.

You and I don't have the Constitutional authority to vote on appropriations.

The House of Representatives does.

You and I don't write the tax code, Congress does.

You and I don't set fiscal policy, Congress does.

You and I don't control monetary policy, the Federal Reserve Bank does.

One hundred senators, 435 congressmen, one President, and nine Supreme Court justices equates to 545 human beings out of the 300 million are directly, legally, morally, and individually responsible for the domestic problems that plague this country.

I excluded the members of the Federal Reserve Board because that problem was created by the Congress. In 1913, Congress delegated its Constitutional duty to provide a sound currency to a federally chartered, but private, central bank.

I excluded all the special interests and lobbyists for a sound reason. They have no legal authority. They have no ability to coerce a senator, a congressman, or a President to do one cotton-picking thing. I don't care if they offer a politician $1 million dollars in cash.

The politician has the power to accept or reject it. No matter what the lobbyist promises, it is the legislator's responsibility to determine how he votes.

Those 545 human beings spend much of their energy convincing you that what they did is not their fault. They cooperate in this common con regardless of party.

What separates a politician from a normal human being is an excessive amount of gall. No normal human being would have the gall of a Speaker, who stood up and criticized the President for creating deficits. The President can only propose a budget. He cannot force the Congress to accept it.

The Constitution, which is the supreme law of the land, gives sole responsibility to the House of Representatives for originating and approving appropriations and taxes.

Who is the speaker of the House now? He is the leader of the majority party. He and fellow House members, not the President, can approve any budget they want. If the President vetoes it, they can pass it over his veto if they agree to.

It seems inconceivable to me that a nation of 300 million cannot replace 545 people who stand convicted -- by present facts -- of incompetence and irresponsibility. I can't think of a single domestic problem that is not traceable directly to those 545 people. When you fully grasp the plain truth that 545 people exercise the power of the federal government, then it must follow that what exists is what they want to exist.

If the tax code is unfair, it's because they want it unfair.
If the budget is in the red, it's because they want it in the red.

If the Army & Marines are in Iraq and Afghanistan it's because they want them in Iraq and Afghanistan ... If they do not receive social security but are on an elite retirement plan not available to the people, it's because they want it that way.

There are no insoluble government problems.

Do not let these 545 people shift the blame to bureaucrats, whom they hire and whose jobs they can abolish; to lobbyists, whose gifts and advice they can reject; to regulators, to whom they give the power to regulate and from whom they can take this power.

Above all, do not let them con you into the belief that there exists disembodied mystical forces like "the economy," "inflation," or "politics" that prevent them from doing what they take an oath to do.

Those 545 people, and they alone, are responsible.
They, and they alone, have the power. They, and they alone, should be held accountable by the people who are their bosses, provided the voters have the gumption to manage their own employees...

We should vote all of them out of office and clean up their mess!

What you do with this article now that you have read it... is up to you.

This might be funny if it weren't so true.

Be sure to read all the way to the end:

Tax his land,

Tax his bed,

Tax the table, at which he's fed.

Tax his tractor,

Tax his mule,

Teach him taxes are the rule.

Tax his work,

Tax his pay, he works for peanuts anyway!

Tax his cow,

Tax his goat,

Tax his pants,

Tax his coat.

Tax his ties,

Tax his shirt,

Tax his work,

Tax his dirt.

Tax his tobacco,

Tax his drink,

Tax him if he tries to think.

Tax his cigars,

Tax his beers,

If he cries tax his tears.

Tax his car,

Tax his gas,

Find other ways to tax his ass.

Tax all he has, then let him know that you won't be done till he has no dough.

When he screams and hollers; then tax him some more, tax him till he's good and sore.

Then tax his coffin,

Tax his grave,

Tax the sod into which he's laid...

Put these words upon his tomb,

"Taxes drove me to my doom..."
When he's gone, do not relax,

it’s time to apply, the Inheritance tax.

Accounts Receivable Tax

Building Permit Tax

CDL license Tax

Cigarette Tax

Corporate Income Tax

Dog License Tax

Excise Taxes

Federal Income Tax

Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA)

Fishing License Tax

Food License Tax

Fuel Permit Tax

Gasoline Tax (currently 44.75 cents per gallon)

Gross Receipts Tax

Hunting License Tax

Inheritance Tax

Inventory Tax

IRS Interest Charges IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)

Liquor Tax

Luxury Taxes

Marriage License Tax

Medicare Tax

Personal Property Tax

Property Tax

Real Estate Tax

Service Charge Tax

Social Security Tax

Road Usage Tax

Recreational Vehicle Tax

Sales Tax

School Tax

State Income Tax

State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)

Telephone Federal Excise Tax

Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Tax

Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Taxes

Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Tax

Telephone Recurring and Nonrecurring Charges Tax

Telephone State and Local Tax

Telephone Usage Charge Tax

Utility Taxes

Vehicle License Registration Tax

Vehicle Sales Tax

Watercraft Registration Tax

Well Permit Tax

Workers Compensation Tax

STILL THINK THIS IS FUNNY?

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago, & our nation was the most prosperous in the world.

We had absolutely no national debt, had the largest middle class in the world, and Mom, if agreed, stayed home to raise the kids.

What in the heck happened? Can you spell 'politicians?'

I hope this goes around THE USA at least 545 times!!!

YOU can help it get there!!!

GO AHEAD. . . BE AN AMERICAN!!!
Found this on the internet
UPCOMING EVENTS
Events are happening all over Jefferson Counties, too many to list here. For more information, please check the SOJ51.org website, Events and Meetings or copy & paste: http://soj51.org/events-meetings/.

Feb 11th
Assembly of Patriots

Fighting the Taxation & Tyranny in California

Hosted By El Dorado, Nevada & Placer SOJ Committees
Featured Speaker: Mark Baird
When: Sunday, Feb. 11th at 3:00 pm
Where: American Legion Hall
4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville
Admission: No charge

Doors open at 2 pm and the event begins at 3 pm, with special guest speaker Mark Baird, of Siskiyou County. Kicking off the event, will be Terry Rapoza, co-host of Jefferson State of Mine radio show, on KNCR radio in Shasta County. Admission is free and all ages are encouraged to attend. Jefferson merchandise, information, snacks & beverages will be available.


Hosted By: SOJ Tuolumne County
Special Guests: Congressman Tom McCLintock and Jeremy Talcott from Pacific Legal Foundation
When: Saturday, February 17th
Doors open: 3:00 pm; Dinner at 5:00 pm
Where: Elks Lodge, 100 Elks Drive, Sonora
Admission: $20 each or $40 for couple. Children 6-12 $5

Raffles, 2nd Amendment drawing Silent auction, Live auction.
Raffle Tickets: Please call 209.288.8323 or email: fboricchio@mlode.com;
dave@letdavedoit,org; or sylvaawynne@gmail.com.

Hosted By: Shasta & Tehama County Committees
When: Saturday, February 17th at 5:00 pm
Where: VFW Hall 3210 W. Center St, Anderson
Gun Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.  People can visit our Facebook page or contact Rally Sally at 530-246-9706 for more information.
April 28th
Liberty Shoot
Hosted By: Tehama Shooters Association and Tehama County Jefferson Committee
When: Saturday, April 28th at 7:00 am
Where: 26950 Manton Road, Red Bluff

Three Events: Centerfire Handgun * Rifle * Trap
$25 for one event
$45 for two events
$65 for three events
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Please call 530-529-1346 or email johnwardphoto@sbcglobal.net to get your registration form. Registration deadline April 21st.

No Steel Core, Armor Piercing, Or Tracer Rounds
Shooters Supply Their Own Ammo
Iron Sights Only - No Optics Or Red Dot Sights
Men’s And Women’s Divisions
Free Coffee & Donuts
Bbq Lunch Included

Patriots exercising their 2nd Amendment Right to Keep and Bear Arms. Sounds like fun. All Jeffersonians and Liberty Loving Americans are welcome!
SPECIAL OFFER

Limited Edition Commemorative License Plate

Now available. Be among the first to receive your special State of Jefferson Foundational Patriot license plate. Order now and you can select your desired number sequence.

Anyone donating $500 or more will receive this limited special license plate free. More information is available by visiting the SOJ51.org website.  Click on “Resources” and then “Finances & Fundraising link. This is where you will also be able to select your personal number for the plate. Only 2,000 plates are offered.
Conference Call

February 11, 2018 - CANCELED
COME JOIN US AT THE ASSEMBLY OF PATRIOTS EVENT IN PLACERVILLE

Join us as we come together to share information that will inspire and encourage you.
Conference Call Phone number:
712-770-4114
Access Code: 307268#


For Questions during the call, simply log into our Chat Room.

Don't miss out!  Mark your calendar for upcoming calls!
  • Feb. 25th
  • Mar. 11th and Mar. 25th
  • Apr. 8th and Apr. 22nd
Standing County
Committee Meetings

Subject to change without notice.


Curry County, OR

2nd Wed. each month - 6:00 PM
Panthers Den
29513 Ellensburg Ave.
Gold Beach, OR 97444

El Dorado County

2nd Tuesday each month - 6:30 PM
American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville

Doors open 5:30 to 6:30 PM, to socialize, ask questions, buy merchandise, and/or enjoy a meal.  The meeting time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Josephine County, OR

1st Thursday each month - 5:30 PM
Black Forest Restaurant
Grants Pass

3rd Thursday each month - 6:00 PM
Wild River Pizza
Cave Junction

Klamath County

1st  Wed. each month - 6:00 PM
Community Hall aka Shasta Grange, 5831 Shasta Way

Nevada County

2nd and 4th Mondays - 6:00 PM
Robinsons Conference Center 293 Lower Grass Valley Hwy
Nevada City

Placer County

Public Safety Forum with Special Guest Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell

Tuesday, February 13th at 6:30 PM
The Ridge Golf Course
Event Center
2020 Golf Course Road
Auburn CA 95602
Topics will include illegal immigration, marijuana, gun rights, and more.

NEW DAY beginning March
3rd Tuesday each month - 6:30 PM
8062 North Lake Circle
Lakeview Hills Club House
Granite Bay
At the cross street of Auburn Folsom Road, there is a sign that says Lakeview Hills, turn into the neighborhood then turn left at the T for the "Clubhouse" and you will see an opened chain-link fence (the 8062 #'s are small, not very obvious) 

Shasta County

Mondays at 5:30 PM
3276 Bechelli Lane
Redding

Sutter and Yuba Counties

2nd Monday each month - 6:30 PM
Doors open 6:00 PM
Caltrans Building Sierra Room
703 B Street
Marysville

4th Monday each month - 6:30 PM
Church of Glad Tidings Building 500, Room 212
1179 Eager Road
Yuba City

Tehama County

1st  & 3rd Friday each month - 7:00 PM
Westside Grange
20794 Walnut Street
Red Bluff

Trinity County

2nd Thursday each month 6:30 PM
Hayfork Community Church
7450 State Highway 3
Hayfork

3rd Wednesday each month - 6:00 PM
Round Table Pizza
120 Nugget Lane
Weaverville

Tuolumne County

2nd Tuesday each month - 6:00 PM
Sonora Re/Max Building, 207 S Washington Street
Sonora
A Huge Thank You to
Our Newsletter Staff
Dianna Baird
Ginny Rapini
Terry Gherardi

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