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New Bill Authorizes IRS to Take Passports, Mandates Black Boxes in Cars

Anonymous11580 Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 8:25 PM
Our liberties are being lost to politicians after our blood.

Hold on to your car keys (and passports). A transportation bill which contains some bizarre requirements is making its way through Congress and is expected to become law. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, or MAP-21 has already passed in the Senate and is expected to pass in the House. After that, it will receive President Obama's signature.

Hidden in the legislative jargon are two strange requirements, which one hopes would raise concern in the conservative House. First, the MAP-21 Act gives the IRS the authority to seize the passport of anyone they believe to be...