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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Song just for all of us: 'Great Physician'

Update as of 9/10/2015

This site has not posted in a while, due to so much happening in our world and America.  So many things to have shared and insights, but the overwhelming information is in the vault of Almighty God as His Word is spread throughout the lands of the world.

As Christians we are called to be in the world, but not apart of it.  That task or calling is most difficult and most of us struggle with it daily.   I know this one does.  The spirit man does what to do as he battles the 'old man/woman' or the flesh.  Mistakes are made and non Christians do not see the struggle due to an unsaved condition.  That is not a pious statement, just a spiritual reality that does not excuse the Christian as they should seek to stay in the crucible of God's great love and changing process.

Press on in your journey as we are almost home.  We await Christ return any time now.  

My the Grace and peace of Christ be in you forever amen!

Monday, May 11, 2015

Updates of our current day as of 5/10/2015

To my brothers and sisters in christ and any who have ears to hear and eyes to see,

In the day of Noah, so shall it be at the coming of the son of man.

We have been there for some time and yet the Lord of all continues to show mercy until he cannot anymore.
1.) Priest and Rabbi sing in the streets of Jerusalem

2.) Impostor Exposed: Kidnapped American ordered released! Private Court operation publicly exposed.

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3.) Apostate Pastor Rick Warren And Elton John Hold Hands In Congress, Joke About Kissing Each Other

by Geoffrey Grider

4.) **As "Jade Helm 2015** gets ready to roll out, whatever that means, I have seen the pictures and videos of many tanks and laser beam tanks that burn the skin inside out and tested at the lowest level on subjects. Not pretty. I saw video of them rolling up I-85 as well into Greenville, SC

5.) I am sending a brotherly reminder of the 501(c)(3) church status to all the churches of Jesus in South Carolina that I can. They are shown in no uncertain terms that the non
501(c)(3) church was what should have stayed in place ever since 1953-54. I have no replies yet other than to acknowledge they are a 501(c)(3) church, which is a government church. They, we have all been duped into Satan's lie, now having a ball and chain around the local church so that it cannot speak out against sin in the world, the nation, the state, the county, or the individual without breaking a rule from the status. The corporate government has tolerated the 1st amendment to continue the money fraud to the world and our nation. It goes on and on.

Has the generational church we are in, it's prayers only gone unanswered due to compromise, not breaking into the gates of Hell and taking truth to darkness to make it flew and diminish the power that is not? Is it any wonder we have not seen revival in our land since the early 1900's?

The Truth About Church Incorporation
Lord Jesus, come quickly, even now....
"God given knowledge is the key with application"
Hebrews 7:25 & I Thess. 5:25 in all things, and Jude 1:17-25

Apostate Pastor Rick Warren And Elton John Hold Hands In Congress, Joke About Kissing Each Other

The kiss heard round the world?

"Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God." 1 Corinthians 6:9,10 (KJV)
Laodicean church pastor Rick Warren appeared in Congress with pop icon and outspoken homosexual Elton John on Wednesday to ask for more money for AIDS research. They were clearly having such a good time that they started holding hands as you see in the photo below.
Did Rick ever bother to tell Elton John that he was lost and headed for Hell?
After taking their seats at the witness table, the pair laughed and smiled as they held hands, with Warren saying “Amen” and cautioning John that if they kissed it would be “the kiss heard ‘round the world.” Is Rick Warren trying to tell us something here, is there a "coming out" moment in his future? Hard to say at this point, but sure looks like it.
Such is the state of the professing Christian Church in 2015, weak, powerless, and effeminate. Elton John, the man who has worn more wigs and dresses than Marilyn Monroe, we expect this from. But Rick Warren claims to be a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Here was his perfect opportunity to lovingly and graciously tell not only Elton John, but all of Congress that without being born again they will die and go to a Devil's Hell. But instead, he holds hands with a gay man, and jokes about kissing him. It was a joke, right?
"And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth." Revelation 3:14-16 (KJV)
Rick Warren is the perfect representative of the Church of Laodicea in the last days.

The Shocking Real Reason Obama Is Pushing So Hard For Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

Well, we knew it, but we never thought that Obama’s side would blatantly admit it. Same sex marriage is not so much about equality for homosexuals— it is about silencing dissenters. It’s all calculated.

"Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!" Isaiah 5:20 (KJV)
This is what the courts will use to ultimately shut us down and incarcerate us. They are using the Christian bakeries and other businesses to show that we are not being “tolerant” as they would have us be. But they knew what our reaction would be. They counted on it.
“The biggest news from Tuesday’s Supreme Court arguments isn’t news at all to conservatives: Same-sex “marriage” is a threat to religious freedom. For once, that revelation didn’t come from one of the lawyers on our side but from the Obama administration’s own attorney. In a rare moment of candor, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli sent a clear signal on where this debate is headed, and it isn’t to the marriage altar.
As the President’s chief attorney made stunningly clear, redefining marriage is not — and has never been — the end goal of homosexuals. Silencing dissent is. And you can’t silence dissent without punishing speech and belief — which is apparently what the government has in mind if the Court rules in the Left’s favor.
Looking ahead to a possible constitutional right to same-sex “marriage,” Justice Samuel Alito asked a key question: “In the Bob Jones case, the Court held that a college was not entitled to tax-exempt status if it opposed interracial marriage or interracial dating. So would the same apply to a university or a college if it opposed same-sex marriage?” With chilling honesty, Verrilli admitted, “It’s certainly going to be an issue. I don’t deny that. I don’t deny that, Justice Alito. It is — it is going to be an issue.”
Translation: If churches, religious groups, schools, or nonprofits won’t surrender their beliefs on marriage, the government will make it hurt. A lot. Imagine what’s happening to Aaron and Melissa Klein (slapped with a $135,000 fine for their marriage views) occurring on a national scale through hijacked tax exemptions, Pell grants, loans, and other government contracts. If the Supreme Court finds invisible ink granting a “right” to same-sex “marriage” in the Constitution, it will be a declaration of war on principled objectors. Any nonprofit that holds to a natural definition of marriage — the same definition our own President held three years ago — would have a target on its back. (Or a bigger target, I should say.)
Is it really a stretch, given the IRS’s history of harassment and discrimination against conservatives, to think that it wouldn’t show a “smidgeon” of prejudice? This ruling would give the political operatives at one of the country’s most powerful agencies even more ammunition to punish opposition. Resistance — even principled, seemingly protected resistance — wouldn’t be tolerated. The IRS, which has been weaponized under this administration, will stop at nothing, including stripping tax exemptions, to force acceptance.
Recognizing the damage his admission could do, Verrilli tried to soften the blow by suggesting that “different states could strike different balances.” But if liberals won’t accept the long-held right of the states to regulate marriage, what makes anyone think they would accept it here? Besides, Justice Antonin Scalia fired back, “If you let the states do it, you can make an exception… You can’t do that once it is a constitutional proscription.” Carried to its logical conclusion, the government would be in a position of punishing any non-sanctioned views. This is about controlling beliefs and actions the government doesn’t agree with — which is not only a direct attack on our First Amendment freedoms, but an attack on what it means to be an American. This is what the Left has been searching for: a selective, surgical removal of the conservative voice.
And the disadvantaged, poor, needy populations the Left claims to care about would be the unintended victims. Under this brave new world of “progressive totalitarianism,” as Ed Whelan calls it, churches, Christian media, schools, or groups like FRC wouldn’t be the only ones suffering. People around the world served by Catholic Charities, the Salvation Army, Samaritan’s Purse, World Vision, and countless others who depend on the generosity and efficiency of their programs would feel that pain. So much for love being love.
As horrifying as Verrilli’s revelation was, the Solicitor General might have done us a huge favor. No one has made a better case for Congress’s Marriage and Religious Freedom Act than the Obama administration just did. Under the bill that conservatives plan to reintroduce, it would be illegal for the government to discriminate against individuals, organizations, and small businesses who believe in natural marriage. The same institutions that Verrilli vows to hunt down — child welfare organizations, private schools, religious universities, relief providers, abstinence groups, military religious contractors, adoption agencies, and political nonprofits — would be spared the government’s crackdown.
If you like your religious liberty, you could keep it. A concept that Tuesday’s proceedings proved is more and more foreign.” [1] - source
It’s coming brethren. They’re prepared to brand us as speakers of hate and intolerance.
Our founding fathers would weep.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Timelines, information, and some details on the manipulation of America

1788 (January 1), The United States was officially bankrupt.
The first taxing agency the banks created by the 1789 Judiciary Act. There have been NO LAWFUL JUDGES since this Act (evidenced by our Order). They were supposed to be collecting taxes from corporations, which are core processes.
Established a bank routing system where everything that you do goes through, it allowed courts to be places of business (banks). These "judges" (Chief banking officers) sit on the bench (bench means BANK). When you go to a judge for "justice", you are going to be administered to offset Congressional debt, NOT for any lawful judgement...
This is how they get around the Sheriff (the treasury) so they cannot act as they were intended, a steward for humanity. The Sheriff was the bank (treasury), if something happened, his role was to take care of it, there wasn't any banking or human trafficking, attorneys cashing in on human's problems - that is where our money is supposed to be going, but it's not, Congress came in and started undercutting all the Sheriffs (they are embezzling from the treasury (us)!)
1 Stat. 73. CHAP. XX. An Act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States.
See the United States Tribunals Test
1790 (August 4), Article One of the U.S. Statues at Large, pages 138-178, abolished the States of the Republic and created Federal Districts. In the same year, the former States of the Republic reorganized as Corporations and their legislatures wrote new State Constitutions, absent defined boundaries, which they presented to the people of each state for a vote…the new State Constitutions fraudulently made the people “Citizens” of the new Corporate States. A Citizen is also defined as a “corporate fiction.”
1795: 11th Amendment:  The 11th Amendment amended Art. III, Sec.2 - THE judicial power SHALL NOT be construed to extend to any suit in law and equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.
The courts lead you to believe that the government can sue you, steal from you, pillage from you but the 11th Amendment says they can't do that to the people. So what did the 11th Amendment change? It stripped the courts the power to operate in any case of law or in equity. It stripped the prosecutor the authority to prosecute in law and equity. They know this when we the people attempt to sue the government but don't abide by this when the government charges the people.
1827Ramsey v. Alegra,Supreme Court decision, Waiver and Consent:  If you do not go into the court, they arrest you, use coercion to bring you into the court to make you make a general appearance so they can get Venue, not jurisdiction. Venue is territorial. Your zip code identifies your military venue under the guise of the IRS. They want you to come into the court and ID yourself, which gives them venue, then they assess your obligation under the contract so formed. The presumption is that you are the Debtor.
1832 JACKSON PROCLAMATION REGARDING NULLIFICATION:  Determined that it was contempt of court to argue statute or legislation! People are still demanding their rights and it was all over in 1832!

"...nor shall any copy of the record be permitted or allowed for that purpose; and that any person attempting to take such appeal, shall be punished as for a contempt of court..."
They have not allowed true evidence on the record since then!
1845, Congress passed legislation that would ultimately allow Common Law to be usurped by Admiralty Law. The yellow fringe placed at the bottom of court flags shows this is still true. Before 1845, Americans were considered sovereign individuals who governed themselves under Common Law.
1860 – Congress was adjourned Sine Die – Lincoln could not legally reconvene Congress.
1861, President Lincoln declared a National Emergency and Martial Law, which gave the President unprecedented powers and removed it from the other branches. This has NEVER been reversed.
1864 - 1867, RECONSTRUCTION ACTS: Federal government forces, under threat of death, required the states to relinquish state sovereignty and operate under federal jurisdiction and thereby expatriating themselves out of their American national Status.
1865: 13th Amendment opened the way for the people to volunteer into slavery by accepting the benefits offered by the United States.
1868: 14th Amendment made a new class of people “citizens of the U.S. different from an American National, free common law person living in a free state/State (i.e., Washington, D.C. – 10 square miles – its own country and not really a government)
The Expatriation Act of 1868 was an act of the 40th United States Congress regarding the right to renounce one's citizenship. It states that "the right of expatriation is a natural and inherent right of all people" and "that any declaration, instruction, opinion, order, or decision of any officers of this government which restricts, impairs, or questions the right of expatriation, is hereby declared inconsistent with the fundamental principles of this government”. Its intent was to counter other countries' claims that U.S. citizens owed them allegiance; it was an explicit rejection of the feudal common law principle of perpetual allegiance.
1870: 15th Amendment gave citizens the “right” to vote and the illusion that we the people have choice and power over who becomes our elected officials.
1871: U.S. Corporation (U.S. Inc.) becomes a reality by the Act of 1871. It is a British Corporation which operates under emergency maritime law.
Acts of the 41st Congress – to provide a government for Washington D.C.   Congress had no authority to do this but they did anyway. This meant we now had two governments – U.S. Inc. (a democracy with citizens who get “privileges” and the Republic which we never knew was different. Supposedly we had a choice as to whether we wanted to be part of the Democracy or part of the Republic of the United States. But the people didn’t know the difference.
Essentially they tricked us into becoming citizens we lost our real freedom and became subject to their corporate laws. It is the very same as if a Walmart employee was telling us what to do and what rights we do and don’t have. To take it further, the equivalent of a Walmart employee can order us to surrender our bodies and our children to anything they deem we must do (i.e., the draft, vaccines, etc.)
1913: Federal Reserve Act now gave the United States, Inc. Central banking.
1913: 16th Amendment – Congress has the ability to decrease currency in circulation through taxation which it is presumed that the American people “volunteered” to participate in the U.S. democracy.
1913: 17th Amendment – legislated that the American people had volunteered to participate in the United States democracy (corporation).
1913: Created the American Bar Association to get control of the courts.
1917: Trading with the Enemy Act and the War Powers Act: declares a state of emergency. This gives U.S. Inc. corporate government authority which the Constitution otherwise would prevent & mandate. This suspends the limitations placed on the power of the corporate government.
The way the government oversteps their authority is through the State of Emergency.
Even in peace Congress passed numerous complicated laws. Even attorneys couldn’t fathom all of the various laws put in place.
1921 Sheppard –Towner Maternity and Infancy Protection Act of 1921-    Register your child (Certificate of live birth) which states your child is domiciled in Washington D.C. Unknowingly parents registered their newborn children as property of U.S. Inc. Now they are (you are) controlled by the law of a private corporation instead of the republic formed by the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Your child is NOT YOUR child over whom you have ultimate say. They can take your child away at any time if they don’t agree with what you are doing as a parent (i.e., refusing chemo and radiation for alternative medicine – they can claim child abuse and negligence).
Residence – where you live (your house)
Domicile – Where you ultimately intend to return and the LAWS UNDER WHICH YOU INTEND TO BE BOUND.
Therefore if each child is domiciled in the corporate U.S. then they are being bound as a slave and under the jurisdiction of the Roman law
This was repealed in 1929 because in 1922 it was ruled unconstitutional, so all they did was then put it almost exactly as is into the Social Security Act of 1935.
1930: Rod Class explains what the bankruptcy is about. US Inc. Declares Bankruptcy In order for you to understand just how this fraud works, you need to know the history of its inception. It goes like this:

From 1928 -- 1932 there were five years of Geneva conventions. The nations of the world met in Geneva, Switzerland for 5 continuous years in order to set up what would be the policy of all the participating countries. During the year of 1930 the US, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, etc. all declared bankruptcy. If you try to look up the 1930 minutes, you will not find them because they don't publish this particular volume. If you try to find the 1930 volume which contains the minutes of what happened, you will probably not find it. This volume has been pulled out of circulation or is hidden in the library and is very hard to find. This volume contains the evidence of the bankruptcy. The corporate US, then, is the head corporate member, who met at Geneva, to decide for all its corporate body members. The corporate representatives of corporate several states were not in attendance. If the states had their own power to declare bankruptcy regardless of whether Washington DC declared bankruptcy or not, then the several states would have been represented at Geneva. The several states of America were not represented. Consequently, whatever Washington DC agree to at Geneva was passed on automatically, via compact to the several corporate states as a group...
Minnesota Rule 220: The Registrar of Titles is authorized to receive for registration of memorials upon any outstanding certificate of title an official birth certificate pertaining to a registered owner named in said certificate of title showing the date of birth of said registered owner, providing there is attached to said birth certificate an affidavit of an affiant who states that he/she is familiar with the facts recited,
stating that the party named in said birth certificate is the same party as one of the owners named in said certificate of title; and that thereafter the Registrar of Titles shall treat said registered owner as
having attained the age of the majority at a date 18 years after the date of birth shown by said certificate.
Birth certificate worth millions
Also in the 1930’s federal legislation pushed for registration of cars, land through deed registration and trusts.
Constructive trusts were secretly created. This made it so that the people (who were already corporate property) were literally human capital – sureties for the debts of the U.S. Corp.
They diverted attention to what they were doing by manipulating the economy to create the Great Depression. That gave way for them to implement the Social Security program, along with many other U.S. Corp. programs – seen as “benefits” of the corporate employees (U.S. Citizen-slaves), the price for which is every single thing you think you own in your life, your body and, in fact, your very life itself. Your very life is a surety that any debts of the U.S. Corp will be repaid. You become chattel.
1933: massive property registration through U.S. agencies including any State and subdivisions thereof. This was all done without disclosure of any of the material facts that accompanied each application for registration. But the registration made every property the property of the U.S. Corporation.
1933 House Joint Resolution 192 recorded into the Congressional Record. Not required to be placed in the Federal Register. Executive Order paved the way for withdrawal of the gold in the United States. This law stated that “the one with the gold pays the bills.”  It removed the requirement that the U.S. Corp citizens had to pay their debts with gold. It actually prohibited the inclusion of a clause in all subsequent contracts that would require payment in gold.
Now the U.S. Corp citizens could use any type of coin and currency to discharge a public debt so long as it was in use in the normal course of business in the U.S. At that time we had U.S. Notes. So now all the gold, land and resources of the people is being stolen by the U.S. Corp.
Franklin Roosevelt created a mandate to remove all gold from the people, but the people did not receive full and adequate consideration (payment) for the gold that was given away. Thus the U.S. Corporation has the gold. The U.S. Corp created a constructive trust. This meant that the party that received the gold (the U.S. Corp) now held the duty to pay the debts of the people since the people no longer held any money with which to pay a debt. Their gold had been exchanged for nonredeemable Federal Reserve Notes.
The U.S. Corp is supposed to pay the bills of the people from the constructive trust account, fund or financial ledger. A “fund” is money set aside to pay a debt. The “fund” is there to discharge the public debts attributed to the U.S. citizens, but ultimately, the U.S. Corp and the bankers have been stealing the monies because they control your birth trust.
1935: Social Security Act Title 5, sec 501, 502, supposedly for old age, disabilities and pensions. But there’s more to it than that. (Remember this too from previous page 1921 Sheppard –Towner Maternity and Infancy Protection Act of 1921-    Register your child (Certificate of live birth) which states your child is domiciled in Washington D.C. Unknowingly parents registered their newborn children as property of U.S. Inc. Now they are (you are) controlled by the law of a private corporation instead of the republic formed by the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.)
So Title 5 section 501 502 show that the federal government gave a dollar amount on you, and it shows that 1.8 million dollars is what you’re worth at birth and the state got 1 million dollars each year thereafter and each person became a slave of the U.S. Corp. and its Civil Roman laws instead of the Common Law of American National free people of the Republic original created by the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution!
The “national debt” is owed to the owners of the registered things (the owners of these things are really the American people). 46 APP USC 748 – The secretary of the treasury is authorized to pay judgments and claims on all U.S. vessels (i.e., the legal fiction created by the birth certificate).
UCC1: If the U.S. Corp owes a debt to the owner of something (YOU), and YOU, the owner is presumed (by accommodation) to owe a public debt to the United States (i.e., your credit cards, your mortgage, your car loan, your student loan), the logical course of action is to ask the U.S. Corp. to discharge that public debt from the trust fund (which is YOUR trust fund). The United States Incorporated company took the gold that belonged to the American People long ago. They gave us nothing for it "no consideration."
If you, as the owner of a thing, registered it with the United States or one of its subdivisions, you let the United States hold the legal title to your thing based on misrepresentation and failure to disclose material facts to you at the time of registration. You probably retained possession of the thing. The United States invested the title and made a profit. If you did not specifically authorize the United States and its agents to invest the legal title, the profits made from that title belong to you, because as the owner, you remain the equitable titleholder. Legally, all the profits from the investment of the titles to all your registered things must go into a fund for your benefit. If they did not put the profits in a trust fund of some sort, it would be fraud.
Acquiring the titles through what is promoted as mandatory registration is fraud, pure and simple. Quite simply, living men and women have prepaid the entire de factoconcoction with the loss of the Land in 1865 and the transfer of all wealth to the United States Federal Corporation and subjugation of free-holding rights in 1933. 
This mega pool of credit is used to fund all goods and services thereunder. Therefore, the correct economic model for a simple retail purchase would be to visit the store and have the value of the requisitioned goods set off against our credit. But since it does not work that way, since living men and women are forced to “pay” for goods and services they have already funded, we seek a refund of the “payment.” 
The invoice or billing amount with which we are served is the fiction value that is attributed to the amount of our credit that was used to produce the good or service. Since “U.S. Inc.” paid nothing for the gain and is charging us the invoice amount, that invoice amount comprises the Original Issue Discount – the amount that they will gain when we “pay” them minus the cost of the credit to produce the good or service (which was $0.00).
In banking situations, we approach a licensed credit bearer (bank) for the purpose of buying back our own goods – a house or a car for instance. Since the bank claims to be “loaning” us value of some sort, and we supplied all of that value when our money was confiscated by deception in 1933, in effect the bank is charging us for access to our own credit. So we are injured twice – when we purchase the car and when we pay the bank its tax (usury). Therefore, since the bank’s investment was $0.00 and they are making value equal to the principal and interest of the loan, the Original Issue Discount is equal to the face value of the contract plus any payments that were made.
When you issue your credit to the bankrupt United States they have borrowed it from you and they owe you a return of principal plus interest. To accomplish this quid pro quo exchange, you must report every presentment you receive to the Internal Revenue Service which will, in its turn, adjust the books of account according to which corporation has been using your credit.
That is what the 1040 form is about, and what the 1099OID forms are about. When you report a presentment on a 1099OID forms you are reporting to the IRS to whom you paid taxes or to whom you issued your credit. And you can’t always know who that was because you don’t know how much of your credit was issued for paving the roads in your county or building the schools or funding that Wal-Mart or whatever.
The 1099 OID form enables the money to return to its source – You. 

Information about Public Person vs. Private Person: Here is a fantastic explanation of public person vs. private. It applies to the U.S. (this explanation clip is by Canadians also dealing with the public vs. private issue): and is from the website

Monday, March 23, 2015

Songs of Inspiration

America's National Anthem sung by a awesome 12 year old girl

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"I have a friend in Jesus'  Awesome Barbershop Quartet version !

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"I have nothing without you"

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"You Raise me up" (Copy and Paste into browser)

Bianca Ryan singing "I am telling you that I am not going"  Get ready to be stunned !

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News updates as of 3/23/2015

The Secret Prophecy Behind the Internet



Obama floated the idea of mandatory voting in the U.S.

 by: AP

Where the rubber meets the road....Does this mean private Citizens too?
Does this mean only US citizen slaves?

WASHINGTON (AP) — They say the only two things that are certain in life are death and taxes. President Barack Obama wants to add one more: voting.

Obama floated the idea of mandatory voting in the U.S. while speaking to a civic group in Cleveland on Wednesday. Asked about the corrosive influence of money in U.S. elections, Obama digressed into the related topic of voting rights and said the U.S. should be making it easier — not harder— for people to vote.

Just ask Australia, where citizens have no choice but to vote, the president said.
"If everybody voted, then it would completely change the political map in this country," Obama said, calling it potentially transformative. Not only that, Obama said, but universal voting would "counteract money more than anything."

Disproportionately, Americans who skip the polls on Election Day are younger, lower-income and more likely to be immigrants or minorities, Obama said. "There's a reason why some folks try to keep them away from the polls," he said in a veiled reference to efforts in a number of Republican-led states to make it harder for people to vote.
Statistically speaking, Obama is correct. Less than 37 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the 2014 midterms, according to the United States Election Project. And a Pew Research Center study found that those avoiding the polls in 2014 tended to be younger, poorer, less educated and more racially diverse.

At least two dozen countries have some form of compulsory voting, including Belgium, Brazil and Argentina. In many systems, absconders must provide a valid excuse or face a fine, although a few countries have laws on the books that allow for potential imprisonment.

At issue, Obama said, is the outsize influence that those with money can have on U.S. elections, where low overall turnout often gives an advantage to the party best able to turn out its base. Obama has opposed Citizens United and other court rulings that cleared the way for super PACs and unlimited campaign spending, but embraced such groups in his 2012 re-election campaign out of fear he'd be outspent.

Obama said he thought it would be "fun" for the U.S. to consider amending the Constitution to change the role that money plays in the electoral system. But don't hold your breath.

"Realistically, given the requirements of that process, that would be a long-term proposition," he said.

Associated Press writer Darlene Superville in Cleveland and Emily Swanson in Washington contributed to this report.