Because I was not a Socialist.
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Because I was not a Jew.
Keith Fogg, Pursuing Non-Filers (Procedurally Taxing). “The unflattering report exposes some of the dysfunction of the IRS and how that dysfunction, in this case, benefits high income non-filers.”
Aggressive Tax Planning & the Ethical Tax Lawyer, by Heather M. Field (UC-Hastings)
Lew Taishoff, “TELL THE JUDGE I’M BUSY”. “Dear readers, I do not recommend trying that answer in the courtroom, or anywhere else.”
Jack Townsend, Swiss Federal Court Limits For Now Swiss Bank Disclosure of Enablers Under DOJ Swiss Bank Program
Statcheck: a data-fakery algorithm that flagged 50,000 articles Boing Boing
Chicago Sun-Times, Vrdolyak indicted on income tax evasion, impeding IRS. A long-time political figure in Chicago. He served time for charges relating to a “high-profile financial scam” a few years ago. If you can’t trust a Chicago Machine politician to obey the tax laws, what have we come to as a society?
“…33 Thomas Street is different: An investigation by The Intercept indicates that the skyscraper is more than a mere nerve center for long-distance phone calls. It also appears to be one of the most important National Security Agency surveillance sites on U.S. soil — a covert monitoring hub that is used to tap into phone calls, faxes, and internet data…Inside 33 Thomas Street there is a major international “gateway switch,” according to a former AT&T engineer, which routes phone calls between the United States and countries across the world
“ 2016 Global Terrorism Index - LONDON, November 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/
- 10% fall in global deaths from terrorism in 2015 overshadowed by a rise in the overall impact of terrorism as more countries register record terrorist levels
- Military success against ISIL and Boko Haram resulted in fewer deaths in Iraq and Nigeria, however the two groups spread terror to neighbouring states and regions