Friday, April 15, 2011

You Don't Have To Pay Taxes Today

On this tax day, with talk of terrorists plotting to plant suitcase-contained, "dirty" nuclear bombs in our cities, it is reassuring to know that in the event of a nuclear attack, the IRS will be up to the challenge.

This is from the 1976 Internal Revenue Service Handbook:

"During a state of national emergency resulting from enemy nuclear attack, the essential functions of the Service will be as follows:(1)assessing, collecting and recording taxes..."

But then, back in the 70s, Steve Martin figured out a way where you could make a million dollars and still not have to pay the IRS:


  1. I was at a North side bar and they were playing a video of Steve Martin's "King Tut" routine and a girl, who couldn't even have been born when he did it was laughing her ass off.


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