Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Shameful IRS

by Gary Snyder

The fan who caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit is under the watchful eye of the IRS. Christian Lopez has been lavished a slew of prizes and the IRS wants a piece of the action. (link) This is the same IRS that has failed to become, even marginally, involved with the ongoing muli-billion crime spree in the charitable sector. Unless the malfeasance is in the headlines of a newspaper, the IRS takes a pass. It is a shame.



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