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America: Freedom to Fascism (2006)

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A documentary that explores the connection between income tax collection and the erosion of civil liberties in America.

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Aaron Russo

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Aaron Russo

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Russo ... Self / Narrator
John Turner John Turner ... Self
Joe Banister Joe Banister ... Self (as Joseph R. Banister)
Sherry Peel Jackson Sherry Peel Jackson ... Self (as Sherry Jackson)
Charlie Beall ... Self
Peter Gibbons Peter Gibbons ... Self
G. Edward Griffin G. Edward Griffin ... Self
Bob Schulz Bob Schulz ... Self
Catherine Austin Fitts Catherine Austin Fitts ... Self
Phil Hart Phil Hart ... Self
Larken Rose Larken Rose ... Self
Irwin Schiff Irwin Schiff ... Self
Vernice Kuglin Vernice Kuglin ... Self
Tom Selgas Tom Selgas ... Self
Edwin Vieira Edwin Vieira ... Self
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A documentary that explores the connection between income tax collection and the erosion of civil liberties in America.

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Michael Ruppert (Investigator/Author): Benito Mussolini had a great quote about Fascism: he said that 'Fascism' should be called 'Corporatism' more properly, because it's the perfect merger, of power between the corporation and the State. That's how he defined Fascism! And that's what we're seeing here.
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Brings up important questions about the future of this county and the world
5 November 2006 | by tomq5pSee all my reviews

Aaron Russo set out to find out about legality of taxing income in the United States and ended up discovering more than he bargained for, or at least so he tells us. Although Russo seems to have a preconceived view on the topics he examines in this film, it is well worth a close viewing.

The film asks a lot of important questions that aren't tackled in the mainstream media; its importance lies in the fact that it encourages people to question the actions of those in power (the U.S. government and the elite) and demand answers.

I follow the debate on our civil liberties pretty closely, and I was still surprised to learn many things about the income tax, the Federal Reserve Bank, national ID cards, and other threats to the civil liberties of Americans and the citizens of the world.

I took issue with certain sections of the film, especially the section on immigration. But, overall, the issues covered were very important to be educated about and are never touched by media sources in the U.S.

Check this film out for a shock and a reality check.

9 out of 10


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$61,200, 30 July 2006

Gross USA:

$87,400

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$87,400
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