Beam Him Up Again

by Jonathan H. Adler

After spending seven years in federal prison on corruption charges, former Rep. James Traficant (D-OH) is considering a political comeback, and is styling himself as a tea-party hero.  He wants to abolish the IRS and institute a consumption tax, station troops on the border, shutter the Department of Education and reform federal prisons.  I wonder what gave him this last idea?

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