The Golden Key
Excerpted from Volume 1 of 'The Law That Never Was' by Bill Benson.
Bill Benson's Golden Key is a 16 page memorandum from the Solicitor of the Department
of State, whose duty is the provision of legal opinions for the use of the Secretary
of State. In this memorandum sent to the Secretary of State, the Solicitor of the
Department of State lists the many errors he found in the ratification process of
the 16th Amendment! It is duplicateded from the original, along with other evidence
found at the state and federal levels, in 'THE LAW THAT NEVER
When Bill Benson had finished researching the ratification
of the Sixteenth Amendment in twenty-eight States, the evidence from those States
indicated very clearly that a great deal was amiss in the entire process of ratifying
the Sixteenth Amendment. Documentation sent from the States to the Secretary of
State in Washington, D.C. had to be found in order to try to pinpoint the source
of the problems. Bill decided to travel to Washington, D.C. to attempt to locate
some of the material referenced in the States.
Poking about in the basement of the National Archives is something like poking about
in the Great Pyramids. Bill, as any good archaeologist would, unearthed some astounding
documents out of the history of our nation. He is probably the first individual
to look at these artifacts in over seventy years. This material contains the evidence
of malpractice and fraud by attorneys, judges and politicians. The most damning
of this evidence is contained in the memoranda of the Solicitor of the Department
of State. The Solicitor of the Department of State was the general counsel of that
department. His duty was the provision of legal opinions, which were submitted in
the form of memoranda, for the use of the Secretary of State and of the Secretary's
staff. Such memoranda were the basis upon which Philander Knox felt that he could
be justified in proclaiming the Sixteenth Amendment properly and duly ratified.
Political malpractice has never been so well defined and the evidence so conclusive
as in these memoranda. The most significant of which is reproduced heafter from
the original. As you read the next sixteen pages, you will be amazed at the lack
of due care in their duties and responsibilities by the people who called themselves
government. The memorandum should cause the people of this nation to realize that
politicians and public servants can never be trusted.
The Solicitor's memorandum is an historical document from which we can all learn.
Bill Benson and Red Beckman cannot restore our Constitutional government of laws
without the assistance of their fellow Americans. Learning is the beginning of responsibility!
If we learn and do nothing, we are irresponsible. Bill has called this particular
memorandum the 'Golden Key' and we believe you will agree. It unlocks a Pandora's
box of criminal fraud perpetrated by public servants, who betrayed the trust of
their masters. Any public servant, who attempts to cover up this crime, these seventy
odd years later, will be guilty of the obstruction of justice. As you read this
memorandum, remember how the I.R.S. demands absolute accuracy on a 1040 income tax