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Video: Introduction to the CAFR

The message underlying this video is, demand an independent audit of the accounts (CAFR) of your city, county and state governments, school districts, courthouses, every public agency.


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Missdirection - Don't be "steered" away from the CAFR basics

Jerry did a good job on his 1st CAFR video.

He is not happy after learning the "name of the game".

It is all about wealth transfer. Your wealth into the government's coffers.

The key points to look at to determine if your local government is racketeering for profit are:

1. What has been the growth of the "annual take" over 5, 10, 15, 25-years. The easiest reference point there is looking at the total budget each year for a city, county, school district, or state and then the population growth within the state, and then the income / gross sales increase of the private sector. I will give one example that is not the exception, but the rule:

ARIZONA on the State level:

When looking at the state CAFR data from 1983 in the Statistical Section of the 1992 CAFR (goes back ten-years), the budget was about 2.3-billion dollars - page 159 (Expenditures) http://cafr1.com/STATES/ARIZONA%20DIRECTORY/ARIZONA%20STATE%...

Jump ahead to 2008 (25-years later)as seen in the 2009 CAFR http://www.gao.az.gov/financials/CAFR/FY09CAFR-051110.pdf the budget - page 240(total primary government expenses) was now 29.6 billion dollars. So here we have over a 1000% increase in "the take".

Now let's look at the population and income increase over the same time period:

1983 population from the latest (1980) census data = 2,718,215
1983 income average = $11,030 - page 163

**Noted on the top of page 164, 4 out of 5 of the top employers were government

As of 2008 as seen in the 2009 CAFR:

2008 population = 6,500,180 - page 266
2008 income average = $34,335 - page 266

**Noted on the bottom of page 266, 3 out of 5 of the top employers were government and 6 out of the top 10 were government

So the population a little over doubled and the personal income a little over tippled. (I note that a very large percentage of the work force were government employees)

So here we have the example of "State" government increasing their "take" by 1000% with the population's increase of income being about 300% and the population increasing a little over 200%.

This is a factor of about 3 to 1 in 25-years per the take accomplished by government on the state level over the income increase the people accomplished.

Now keep in mind with the 1000% increase of the state's "take", a substantially higher percentage of the individual's income is deducted from the average showing of $34,335 so if that is factored in, the population's income increase was not 300% but more like 200%, or growth in the State government's take of 4 to 1. Keep in mind we are not accounting for the increase in the "take" over the same time period on the City; County; School District; and Federal levels that would diminish that $34,335 further which if factored in would bring that ratio probably to "5 or 6 to 1"

Now you know why Gorbachev went democratic for the Soviet block countries over two decades ago. Our government in the USA had the better blueprint for the complete takeover and control of the people, wealth of a country, and control of a nation than the antiquated communist principle of operation ever did.

As the people of this country were masterfully entertained into distraction, illusion, and selective presentation "due to the money involved", the wealth of a nation was taken from them one bit at a time, each and every year compounded.

The valve on that process "of the take" out of greed and oppertunity was turned up in 2001 with 911 and then again in 2008 with the housing market bubble burst. Both incidents were masterfully orchestrated allowing for "massive" wealth transfer to take place into the coffers of government ownership...

As I have brought forward now on the http://CAFR1.com site over the last ten-years, collective government, one little bit at a time over the decades has taken over the wealth of the nation.

Collective government over the decades now "Owns it all" by investment and perpetuated increases in their gross income. The entire wealth of the private sector has diminished in comparison to collective government to be insignificant in comparison.

REMEDY? I have brought that forward for over five-years now. The drain of taxation needs to be removed and the population and the population needs to become the "First Line Beneficiary" of the wealth amassed by collective government.

TRF - Tax Retirement Fund management designed to cancel out all taxation through the consolidation of the collective government investment wealth held combined with contributions made from government enterprise operations. In this fashion government operating expenses are met and the population has the ever oppressing burden of taxation taken off their shoulders. Additionally it motivates government to downsize becoming more efficient and creates a prospering economy for the next thousand years with all now on the "same page". (The City of Mesa,AZ has been doing this in part now for 40-years)

* No taxation and the population maintains their productivity value and wealth;

** Unlimited capital reinvestment growing in the TRF accounts for investment with the industrial and financial industry groups;

*** Government administrations having a steady and good income from the TRF management principle of operation to meet general purpose operating budgets.

A Win - win, for all involved and a very prosperous economy for the next 1000-years to boot!

A conservative estimate of the collective investment wealth amassed held both domestic and international by US local and federal government (about 184,000 separate operations large and small) is 110 trillion dollars in value +.

In 2007 the investment return accomplished by collective government on those domestic and "International" investments was about 5.4 trillion dollars (China investments "in China" giving some of the best returns) with never a mention or even a cognitive though generated in the population's mind by any government representative; political party; media talking head; or controlled education per this issue due to the money and control involved.

The symbiotic relationship between the aforementioned over the last several decades is firmly in place and stringently managed for not a mention that would generate a cognitive thought of the "basics" involved here, and again done so by them "due to the massive money and control involved" The public was masterfully played very well here by the heads of the aforementioned as "useful idiots" as the takeover of the wealth was facilitated.

TREASON: "Treason doth never prosper; what's the reason? For if it prosper, none dare call it treason." Sir John Harrington, 1561-1612

As of this week I have moved forward getting sponsorship with the intent of taking an extended trip to Washington, DC. Starting as the first step, I will make a 1-hour presentation before the US Senate during open session per implementing the TRF management principle to phase out and then eliminate all taxation.

I wonder if Ron Paul while I am in DC can get me 1-hour before the House during open session to make the same presentation? If yes great, if no, why not? While there I will try to brief as many individuals; committees; and interested parties as possible.

Anyone who is interested in sponsoring this trip to DC for Walter Burien - CAFR1, as of 01/25/13, I have put up a sponsorship link towards the top of the http://CAFR1.com front page. I am looking to raise $40,000 by 02/15/13 and then I will move on the trip. The funds are 20K for the trip and 20K for carry through upon return.

I am ready to make the path towards ending all taxation become a reality, are you?

Please visit the http://CAFR1.com website when you get a chance and if you decide to become a sponsor for the CAFR1 DC trip, I thank you in advance for your assistance in this matter.

Truly yours,

Walter Burien - CAFR1
P. O. Box 2112
Saint Johns, AZ 85936

Tel. 928-458-5854

DJP333's picture

CAFR education??

I never thought that I would see "CAFR" on the DP. I used to audit the CAFRs of governmental entities, States and Citys. Most City's finances are a complete mess and they always use Federal and State grants funds incorrectly. These CAFR reports are also really difficult to read and understand for those who do not know anything about governmental accounting. Also budgets for governments are not based on anything of substance, they are just last years expense numbers plus 3% increases.

"It’s not pessimistic, brother, because this is the blues. We are blues people. The blues aren’t pessimistic. We’re prisoners of hope but we tell the truth and the truth is dark. That’s different." ~CW

Perhaps because

You haven't been here long enough to remember, but CAFR has been discussed a number of times. Threads should still be easy to find.