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IRS seizes property because taxpayers followed the law

 
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IRS seizes property because taxpayers followed the law

No, that is not a misprint. Sunday’s New York Times reports on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)’s practice of seizing people’s bank accounts because they obeyed federal money laundering laws. You see, the Bank Secrecy Act (with should be called the elimination of Banking Privacy Act), requires banks to file a “Suspicious Activity Report” whenever […]


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Once-Peaceful Canada Turns Militaristic; Blowback Follows

In 1968 the government of Canada decided to openly admit Americans seeking to avoid being drafted into the US war on Vietnam. Before, would-be immigrants were technically required to prove that they had been discharged from US military service. This move made it easier for Americans to escape President Johnson’s war machine by heading north. […]


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The Second Amendment: the first and still the best anti-terrorism policy

Fox News Commentator and former judge, Andrew Napolitano, recently made the common-sense observation that the best protection against “Lone Wolf” terrorist attacks, such as those that occurred in Canada this week, is an armed citizenry: Napolitano said loners with guns are a “devious” way for terrorists to strike. “It’s one guy getting out of a car […]


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National Service is Anti-Liberty and Un-American

Former Clinton Administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich recently called on the government to force young people to spend two years either “serving” in the military or performing some other type of government-directed “community service.” Neoconservative Senator John McCain has introduced legislation creating a mandatory national service program very similar to Reich’s proposal. It is not […]


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Hey FDA want to help Ebola (and other) patients? Listen to Ron Paul!

Reason.com editor Nick Gillespie has an article at the The Daily Beast speculating that public focus on Ebola may increase support for the “right to try” movement. This movement supports passage of laws allowing patients with terminal diseases to use “drugs, devices, and treatments” that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. […]


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