Constitution, Current Events, Just musing

The IRS: A Henchman, By Design

On April 13, 1999, one day before I'd turn twenty-nine-years-old, the following letter was emailed to then sitting Senator, William V. Roth, Jr. of Delaware. It also went out to various newspapers and periodicals. Senator William V. Roth, Jr. 104 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 Dear Senator Roth, I recently finished reading your… Continue reading The IRS: A Henchman, By Design

Current Events

Sequestration Review – in case you’ve forgotten how we got here.

If the Super Committee failed to reach an agreement (which was pretty much a foregone conclusion), then a “sequester” would kick in, forcing automatic budget “cuts.” The automatic budget “cuts” were designed to be to some of the most basic functions of the Federal Government – ie. Defense spending, and to programs that had some of the most visibly painful consequences if cut.