Tuesday August 20th, 2013 informationliberation.com
Forfeiture Laws Turn Public Officials Into Profiteers (Reason)
The federal agents who cracked down on the illegal distribution of alcoholic beverages traditionally were called “revenuers.” I always liked the simple honesty of the term, given that the main goal of the revenuers was, as the name implied, to track down moonshining scofflaws who didn’t pay their taxes.