Buy America: Freedom to Fascism by Michael Ruppert on Amazon.com FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Amazon Try Prime Movies & TV. Sign in Your Account Sign in Your Account Try Prime Lists Cart. Aaron Russo’s Documentary ”America Freedom To Fascism” Dir cut. Are you aware the money in your pocket is printed by a private bank? Are you aware the REAL ID law will require you to carry a national identification card.
Review: Aaron Russo's 'America: Freedom to Fascism'. In . Given the drug war, the Patriot Act and National Security Agency surveillance of dubious legality, there are plenty of examples for Russo to cite, and he makes the most of some of them. He correctly describes how the federal Real ID Act, enacted last year, will create something akin to a national ID card for Americans (but incorrectly says it will necessarily have an RFID chip on it- -that's up to the Department of Homeland Security). His interviews with former IRS agents who say they got a straight answer about a law requiring Americans to pay taxes make for excellent theater.
Joining him is privacy activist Katherine Albrecht, who has co- authored a book that's described as outlining how RFID fulfills . Rather, what they worry about are RFID tags being woven into products like clothes. If that happens, they say, Americans can be tracked surreptitiously without their knowledge- -and it's just a short step from that to implanting chips in humans. More than half the movie is spent lauding the tax protest movement, including Russo's sometimes- entertaining efforts to get the IRS to answer his questions- -but then the focus abruptly shifts to RFID, NSA surveillance, national ID, President George H.
Aaron Russo has produced many successful films but very likely his most passionate motives lie in his political viewpoints. Russo is a Libertarian with a capital L. He ran for president in 2004 and lost in the primary to. Aaron Russo, Producer: Trading Places. Although he never went beyond secondary school, Aaron Russo became a millionaire in show business. 2006 America: Freedom to Fascism (Documentary) (producer) 1991 Off and Running. Aaron Russo's Documentary ''America Freedom To Fascism'' Dir cut. His films have won three Golden Globes and the Image Award. His latest film is a documentary entitled, 'America: Freedom To Fascism.'. America: Freedom to Fascism; Directed by: Aaron Russo: Produced by: Aaron Russo Richard Whitley: Written by: Aaron Russo: Starring: Katherine Albrecht Joe Banister Dave Champion Vernice Kuglin Rep. Ron Paul Aaron Russo Irwin.
W. Plus, the movie's length is too much; Russo badly needs an editor. They claim that section 8.
Amendment was never properly ratified (largely because of slight differences in wording). A jury has acquitted at least one tax protester on criminal charges, but the IRS doesn't need a unanimous jury to win a civil lawsuit.
So what's the point of the movie? One explanation is that documenting government lawlessness, even if the courts disagree, is a valuable moral exercise. Perhaps Russo believes that if he can convince enough Americans not to pay income taxes, the IRS and Department of Justice won't have the resources to convict them all- -and .