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Highway Robbery

The Institute for Justice wins another important case! Do you know who commits the worst crimes in America today? The government!

Yes, that is the truth. 158 more words

Lifestyle

So what happened to "livin' right and bein' free"?

Here’s an e-mail I got today from Scott Bullock with the Institute for Justice. You gotta love what the IJ does — and they don’t fool around. 294 more words

Fear Your Government

Victory Over the IRS: IRS Returns N.C. Man’s Entire Life Savings After Seizing It Through Civil Forfeiture - John Kramer

Arlington, Va.—It is a major victory for the individual against the seemingly all-powerful IRS. In a single-page letter, sent this morning by fax, the IRS agreed to return a North Carolina convenience store owner’s entire life savings. 39 more words

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Victory Over the IRS: IRS Returns N.C. Man's Entire Life Savings After Seizing It Through Civil Forfeiture - Institute for Justice

Arlington, Va.-It is a major victory for the individual against the seemingly all-powerful IRS. In a single-page letter, sent this morning by fax, the IRS agreed to return a North Carolina convenience store owner’s entire life savings. 52 more words

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Means & Ends

I’m a sucker for quotes. Good Earth teabags. Baci chocolates. And, circa 2006 Starbucks coffee cups. Pictured left was one such quote photographed, held in my hand as I sipped from its very brim in Manhattan’s Battery Park, New York City. 698 more words

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A Victory Against the IRS in North Carolina

Last May, I wrote about a pending civil asset forfeiture case taking place in the federal eastern district of North Carolina. Put briefly, Lyndon McLellan of Robeson County had his business’s assets seized by the Internal Revenue Service for having committing the sin of “structuring.” This is where a person carries out cash transactions in such a way as to avoid the IRS’s reporting requirement for transactions or related transactions that involve more than $10,000 in cash. 496 more words

Government Accountability

4th Circuit now says Norfolk violated free speech rights

Arlington, Va.—Jan. 29, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared that the city of Norfolk, Virginia, violated the free speech rights of a small business after the city suppressed the business’s banner protesting the government’s unlawful attempt to seize its property by eminent domain. 628 more words

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