April 25, 2008 04:11 AM
by Roger Kimball, from Roger’s Rules
Instapundit links to a thoughtful, and disturbing, piece on the government's real priorities in handing down the maximum sentence to Wesley Snipes. The key sentence: "there is no greater threat to freedom in a capitalist society than that of the government to tax and regulate activity."
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