Someone has just sent me a link to what seems to be some sort of US government manual on how the popuation is enslaved. The extract below is about “consent” and in particular how tax obedience is a good indicator of how the people are consenting. I also notice that there comes a time when consent is no longer required, when the people have shown themselves to be ready for harvest.
Consent, the Primary Victory
A silent weapon system operates upon data obtained from a docile public by legal (but not always lawful) force. Much information is made available to silent weapon systems programmers through the Internal Revenue Service. (See Studies in the Structure of the American Economy for an I.R.S. source list.)