Published on May 29, 2013
The US government today shut down and seized the assets of anonymous banking service, libertyreserve.com. The site reportedly allowed criminals to launder up to $6 billion dollars. The news comes just weeks after HSBC was fined a token sum for laundering billions in Mexican drug cartel money. The owners of the Liberty Reserve have been charged with felony failure to hire a lobbyist.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has decided not to seek re-election as representative for Minnesota. She has instead decided to fulfil a lifelong ambition, and run for mayor of crazy town.
A university in Italy has found an 850 year old scroll of Judaism's most important text, the Torah, the oldest known in existence. The scroll was identified when Larry King recognised his hand writing.
And finally, in the wake of the IRS targeting conservative political groups, some lawmakers are taking the opportunity to try and overhaul the tax system. In our last 10 seconds, here are 10 potential changes to the tax system:
Target all political groups
Target all politicians
Appoint clowns to run the IRS. Real clowns.
No tax, only tips
A single flat income taxidermy
Make tax tax deductible
Internal Revenue SEX
Imbibe Raspberry Soda
Make Snaptax accept dick pics
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