April 16, 2011 - Phil Hodgen

The magnificent equality of the FBAR amnesty

While poking around the interwebs looking for the source of Richard Westin’s quote, I came across this:

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Anatole France, The Red Lily, 1894, chapter 7. [French novelist (1844 – 1924)].

The parallel to Lawrence Douglas Shulman’s application of the FBAR law could not be more apparent. Multimillionaire tax evaders and immigrant grandmothers of modest means are both treated with exquisite fairness by the Constitution Avenue posse.

Larry Douglas Shulman’s intentions are two-fold: