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Saturday, October 13, 2007

A Novel Approach to Government

Mark Steyn points to a refreshing approach to the problem of big and intrusive government.

the Tigwe of Vwuip, a northern Nigerian tribal chief who [ate] the local tax collector. The Tigwe had apparently been so impressed by the man's ability to acquire money on demand that he had — understandably — decided to try to assimilate his powers.
Now why didn't I think of that?

Read it here.