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Robert E. Bauman

Robert E. BaumanRobert E. BaumanLegal Counsel, Chairman of Freedom Alliance

Robert E. (Bob) Bauman, legal counsel to Banyan Hill Publishing, serves on its board of directors and was the founding editor of The Sovereign Society Offshore A-Letter, more than a decade ago. He is the chairman of Freedom Alliance, your one-stop reference point for up-to-date, critical information about protecting your wealth and freeing yourself from unnecessary taxes and government oversight.

Banyan Hill members and many others know Bob as the prolific author of many articles, reports and books. His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, National Review, Human Events and many other publications.

He is the author of The Passport Book: The Complete Guide to Offshore Residency, Dual Citizenship and Second Passports(2014); Where to Stash Your Cash (Legally): Offshore Financial Centers of the World (2015), The Offshore Money Manual (2000); editor of Forbidden Knowledge (2015); Swiss Money Secrets (2008); and Panama Money Secrets (2005). You can learn more about his books here.

Bob also served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1973 to 1981 representing the First District of Maryland. He is an author and lecturer on many aspects of wealth protection, offshore residence and second citizenship. A member of the District of Columbia Bar, he received his juris doctor degree from the Law Center of Georgetown University in 1964. He has a B.S. degree in International Relations from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service (1959) and was honored with GU’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

Robert E. Bauman Articles

What the Year of the Dog holds for us depends in large part on what each of us chooses. We will do our best to help you choose personal freedom. Former Congressman’s Thoughts on the Year Ahead December 19, 2017 Government & Politics - Many investors and bankers act as though there is no day of reckoning, while American politicians cut taxes when the national debt nears $21 trillion.
How do you heal a divided America? Bob Bauman discusses how the memory of Pearl Harbor can break through our current disunity. In Times of Disunity, Remember Pearl Harbor December 5, 2017 Government & Politics - What force galvanized that unique American unity that, with our allies, combined to defeat the Japanese and Nazi aggressors?
Despite our problems, we in America have much for which to be grateful. Thanksgiving reminds us that there always is hope that life can be better. Thanksgiving and Its True Meaning November 23, 2017 Trending - Despite our problems, we in America have much for which to be grateful. Thanksgiving reminds us that there always is hope that life can be better.
Ever savvy about media hype, the ICIJ has dubbed its latest theft the Paradise Papers, complete with a searchable website. Paradise Stolen: Your Privacy Is Under Attack November 7, 2017 Privacy Invasion - How would you react if the confidential information you provided to your law firm and your tax accountant appeared on the front page of The New York Times?
The ability to determine truth from falsehood is essential. But in an age of tweets, fake news and digital subversion, truth is elusive. Resistance to Tyranny Begins With the Truth October 26, 2017 Government & Politics - The ability to determine truth from falsehood is essential. But in an age of tweets, fake news and digital subversion, truth is elusive.
Perhaps you share my irritation at the anti-Christopher Columbus attacks from the constantly whining political left wing in America… Yesterday’s Heroes Will Survive ‘Political Correctness’ October 12, 2017 Government & Politics - Perhaps you share my irritation at the anti-Christopher Columbus attacks from the political left wing in America…
The Constitution recognizes we the people as the source of all power. But after 230 years, do we still possess and benefit from those hard-won rights? The Ugly Truth About the U.S. Constitution September 14, 2017 Government & Politics - The Constitution recognizes we the people as the source of all power. But after 230 years, do we still possess and benefit from those hard-won rights?
While the flooding in Texas deserves our attention, there is a dangerous analogous threat: the perfect storm brewing within the U.S. financial system. Stealing From Taxpayers Won’t Help Harvey Victims August 31, 2017 U.S. Economy - While the flooding in Texas deserves our attention, there is a dangerous analogous threat: the perfect storm brewing within the U.S. financial system.
There are comforting surprises in Switzerland. Ones that will warm your heart and heat up your investment returns — with the right guide at the wheel. Trust the Swiss to Keep Your Money Safe August 17, 2017 Offshore accounts - There are comforting surprises in Switzerland. Ones that will warm your heart and heat up your investment returns — with the right guide at the wheel.
Civil forfeiture is one of the most serious assaults on what remains of private property rights in America today, and you too could be a target. Forfeiture Reborn? Police Partner for Plunder August 2, 2017 Wealth Confiscation - Civil forfeiture is one of the most serious assaults on what remains of private property rights in America today, and you too could be a target.

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