Cases like the IRS persecution of the Vocatura family only hasten the demise of the agency itself and throw gasoline on raging anti-establishment fires sweeping America ["Big development for bakery after IRS seized its cash"].
Consider the structured unfairness of the federal government toward average law-abiding citizens and small businesses. When the Banking Secrecy Act passed into law in 1970, it required banks to file a currency transaction report (CTR) for cash deposits over $10,000. That was 1970; this is 2016. It's ridiculous but not surprising the government never adjusted the $10,000 threshold for inflation. If the amount had been adjusted, the threshold for reporting cash deposits would now be $61,665, which comports with present reality. After all, $10,000 in 2016 is only worth $1,667 in 1970 dollars.
In a sane country with a legitimate citizen government, all enacted cash-reporting thresholds would be adjusted for inflation. But in our country, the federal government is not the citizens' friend; it's the citizens' enemy. That's crystal clear. So forget liberty for citizens; it's control and gotcha all the way... until the big changeover comes.
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