The War on Capital — Not Terrorism

Just as they’ve blurred the distinction between legal tax avoidance and illegal tax evasion, OECD officials have tried to blur the distinction between money-laundering and tax havens — even though the latter involves moving illegally-gained money above-ground, from the “underground economy” while tax avoidance involves legally moving legally-made money to jurisdictions with the lowest tax rates.

The Homeland Security Bill’s Poison Pill

Criminal aliens and their lawyers are rooting mightily for the Senate’s version of the Homeland Security bill now being debated in Washington. That’s because buried in the legislation is a very dangerous proposal to grant unprecedented power to a...

Something Rotten in Denmark?

A Muslim group in Denmark announced last month that a $30,000 bounty would be paid for the murder of several prominent Danish Jews, a threat that garnered wide international notice. Less well known is that this is just one problem associated with Denmark’s...

The Other Energy Scandal: Ethanol

Prosecutors snagged their first guilty plea in the Enron energy scandal last month. Former executive Michael Kopper admitted to money laundering and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. He has promised to forfeit $12 million in illegal profits, which will be distributed...

Scorched Earth: The Reparation Desperation

“I just might walk up to the nearest white man and say, ‘You don’t understand this, this is a black thing,’ and slap ’em, just for my mental health. . . . If they don’t pay us reparations now, we’re talking about scorched...

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