Posts Tagged ‘isthmus’

February 2012

Citizen Dave: The Week in Review… death, taxes, Castro, and quiet Republicans


They say there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. Well, now it looks like taxes are even more of a sure thing than death.

It took the Russians, a country that knows something about the dark side, to figure that one out. Turns out Russian officials are going to retry a fellow named Sergei Magnitsky for tax evasion. The funny thing is that Magnitsky evaded life a couple of years ago. He’s dead.

But that’s not stopping the tax collectors in Moscow. Apparently, Magnitsky will be subpoenaed and forced to come back to life to appear at his trial. And it gets worse. If he loses, he has to stay alive long enough to work to pay back what he owes. Geez. Talk about an “evil empire.”

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