In the link below George Leef of the Pope Center in Raleigh reports the plight of a North Carolina businessman whose earnings were confiscated by federal revenuers based on some obscure suspicion. The federal agents have told him they would return half of his money.
This is yet another of many cases–usually not well known–where government agents seize personal property without cause. It sends up another red flag warning us of the dangers of government power and threats to our liberties from excessive, overreaching laws and unaccountable agency regulations.
It’s well we remember the warning of Sen. Barry Goldwater echoing from the 1960s:
A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you have.