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Taxman, Mr. Thief

Posted by shanoah on February 19, 2010

Yeah, you don’t really have to post about the guy going after the IRS if you don’t feel like it.

And I don’t have to post about the current government of Iceland proposing legislation that’ll turn it into a haven for free speech and journalists, after being really badly hit by the economy, including rioting, bankruptcy, and the government collapsing[1]. Even if I do find it interesting and somewhat encouraging.

However, the talk of the IRS does bring to mind a song. Two, actually, but I’m sure I’ve played the one by the Beatles before. So here is Cheap Trick’s ‘Taxman, Mr. Thief’. Which clearly has a reference to the first song in the title anyways (and in more then one place in the song).

And now I want to pronounce Mr. Lif to rhyme with Mr. Thief. Wonder if that’s actually the right way to say it or not? Eh, who knows? In any case, here is the song:

[1] Presumably it’s either recovered, or a new government is proposing the laws…


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