As Ive been watching the Hillary Clinton email scandal unfold over the past few days, a lawyer by the same name comes to mind her husband. When then-President Bill Clinton was asked about a particular activity, he responded famously, it all depends on what your definition of is is.
And when that power is held solely by the government and used for the benefit of the few, tyranny is born.
As tax collector for the nation’s second-largest state, I know it’s a necessary function — from the fire station to the space station, nothing government does is possible without taxes.
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